GoPro Hero9 Black Review: A Popular Action Camera Gets More Powerful

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GoPro Hero9 Black camera angled frontal shot

The GoPro Hero9 Black has an upgraded sensor that lets it shoot 5K video and 20-megapixel photos. It also has a larger battery and a front LCD to preview what you’re shooting.

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  • The Hero9 Black is GoPro’s newest flagship camera, capable of shooting videos up to 5K and photos up to 20 megapixels.
  • The resolution increase was made possible with a new 23.6-megapixel sensor — the first upgrade since 2012.
  • The Hero9 also has a bigger battery than its predecessors and a new color LCD on the front for previewing your shots.
  • GoPro also enhanced a few existing features while adding some new ones that improve the shooting experience.
  • In our tests, we found the increased resolution notable in videos and photos, and the battery provided almost 30 more minutes of
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