Perfect for cyclists, with its balance of light weight, durability and ease of use, the GoPro session looks like it’ll be the top of every riders’ wishlists. With an RRP of £330, it packs the power of GoPro into the smallest, lightest, most convenient camera yet, featuring a rugged and waterproof design, easy one-button control, 1080p60 video and 8MP photos.
Just a week after being announced as the official camera of the Tour de France, the new session has already appeared on some of the bikes of the pro peloton, including Trek Factory Racing’s Stijn Devloder, as tweeted below:
— Trek Factory Racing (@TrekFactory) July 7, 2015
Here are a few more details about the new GoPro Session
The smallest, lightest GoPro yet – 50% smaller and 40% lighter than other Hero4 cameras, Hero4 Session is the most wearable and mountable GoPro ever. On your handlebar, on your stem top cap, on your helmet – take your pick.
Ultimate mounting flexibility – Hero4 Session comes with specially designed mounts and accessories that work seamlessly with other GoPro gear to give you more mounting options than ever.
Professional video quality – Hero4 Session delivers stunning video quality. Capture high-resolution 1440p30 and 1080p60 video that’s sharp and lifelike. High frame rate 720p100 video enables exceptionally smooth slow-motion playback of your best moments.
Powerful photo capture – Nail the shot with a variety of photo modes. Capture 8MP single photos, Time Lapse photos at set intervals from 0.5 to 60 seconds, and Burst photos at 10 frames per second. When it comes to versatile photo capture, Hero4 Session’s got you covered.
Durable + waterproof – Hero4 Session is rugged and waterproof to 33’ (10m), eliminating the need for a separate housing. It’s convenient, ready-to-go design makes it easy to get out the door quickly to capture and enjoy your session.
Easy one-button control. – A single press of the shutter button powers on the camera and begins capturing video or Time Lapse photos automatically. A second press of the shutter button stops recording and powers off the camera. It’s that simple.
Built-in battery – The battery is built directly into the camera and offers up to two hours of recording time on a full charge. The included USB cable allows for charging the camera with your computer or the GoPro Auto or Wall Charger.2
Mount upside down, capture right-side up – When the camera is mounted upside down, Auto Image Rotation automatically adjusts the capture orientation to right-side up so there’s no need to flip your footage in post-production.
See it in action: