GoPro HERO5 Session Camcorder, 4K Ultra HD, 10MP, Wi-Fi, Waterproof

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HERO5 Session is the ultimate combination of simplicity and high-end features, thanks to its 4K video, voice control, one-button simplicity, and waterproof design. Smooth stabilized video, crystal-clear audio and pro-quality photo capture combineto make HERO5 Black simply the best GoPro. And when it’s time to edit and share, HERO5 Session automatically uploads footage to your GoPro Plus cloud account to provide easy access on your phone. Then, you can create amazing videos automatically with Quik™, the GoPro editing app.

Convenient to use
A single press of the Shutter button powers the camera on and starts recording automatically. The HERO5's durable design is waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing. You can preview and play back all of your shots, change settings and trim footage on the GoPro, and enjoy hands-free control of the GoPro with simple voice commands.

Bluetooth and Wi-Fi make it easy to stay connected with GoPro apps, accessories and more.

Capture quality
With support for stunning 4K video and 10MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes. HERO5 Session captures stunningly smooth video handheld or mounted to your favorite gear. For improved footage it also automatically filters out wind noise, while advanced image processing provides stunning video and photo quality in low-light conditions. Advanced audio processing captures left and right stereo audio channels. RAW photos provide the most flexibility when using advanced photo editing software, and WDR Photo captures added detail in shadows and highlights in the scene.

360° Video Recording Information Camcorder can film in 360°, resulting in panoramic videos perfect to experience with VR headsets like Google Cardboard
Accessories Included
Standard frame, curved adhesive mount, flat adhesive mount, mounting buckle, USB-C cable
Autofocus Information This feature fixes onto the main subject and enhances focus on a snap's hot spots
Battery life Information How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
Up to 2 hours recording
Battery Size & Number
Li-ion battery
Built-in light
Camera Type
Action Camera
Compatible Operating Systems
Windows & Mac
Micro USB
W3.64 x H3.8 x D3.8cm
Direct printing Information Can connect to a compatible digital camera to print without the need to use a computer.
File Formats
H.264 codec, .mp4 file format
Frames Per Second (FPS) Information The amount of takes it shoots per second. The higher it is, the smoother your videos will be
Up to 60
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Hard drive Information Stores files and programmes. A portion of this may already be consumed by pre-installed data.
Image Stabilisation Information Irons out blur and shake, so your shots are super-sharp
Lens Type Information Whether it zoom, wide-angle or telephoto, different lens types serve different purposes
Manual White Balance Information Lets you manually adjust colour settings in different scenes
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
Memory Card Slots Information A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card.
microSD up to 64GB
Memory Card Type
Minimum LUX Value Information A measure of a camcorder's low-light performace. The lower this value, the less light the camcorder needs to give an acceptable image.
Model name / number
Hero5 Session CHDHS-502
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
Night recording Information Ability to record at night or in complete darkness by using built-in infrared illumination
Power Supply
Hero5 Session
Shooting Modes
Video, Single Shot, Burst, Timelapse, Night lapse
Stills Mode
Stills Resolution
Video Megapixels
Video Resolution
4K Ultra HD
Virtual Reality Information Virtual Reality cameras can film in 360°, resulting in panoramic videos perfect to experience with VR headsets like Google Cardboard
Weight Information Unpackaged weight
Zoom (digital) Information Enlarges video captured by the optical zoom and makes it seem even closer
Zoom (optical) Information Higher the zoom, the closer you can get to the subject. In optical, the lens physically moves, maintaining more quality than digital zoom.


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    Standard delivery within 5 working days
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