GoPro HERO9 Black Has Launched

The GoPro HERO9 Black, GoPro’s latest flagship camera, has launched. Highlights include a bigger battery and a color front screen.

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The GoPro HERO9 Black has been announced. (UPDATE: It was announced in fall 2020. It was replaced in 2021 by the HERO10 Black.)

It has a bigger battery, shoots up to 5K30 video, color front preview screen, 20MP sensor (up from 12MP in the HERO8 Black), built-in horizon leveling, upgraded HyperSmooth 3.0 and TimeWarp 3.0 video stabilization, and new HindSight, Scheduled Capture, and Duration Capture modes.

GoPro HERO9 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Front LCD and Touch Rear...
  • 5K Video - Shoot stunning video with up to 5K resolution, perfect for maintaining detail even when...
  • 20MP Photo with SuperPhoto - Capture crisp, pro-quality photos with 20MP clarity. And with SuperPhoto,...

GoPro has set the MSRP at $449.99. GoPro.com is also running a launch promotion where you get the camera for $349.98 when you sign up for a 1-year subscription to GoPro (it used to be called GoPro PLUS).

There’s also a HERO9 Black Bundle for $399.98 with a 1-year subscription to GoPro or $499.99 without the subscription.

GoPro HERO9 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Front LCD and Touch Rear...
  • 5K Video - Shoot stunning video with up to 5K resolution, perfect for maintaining detail even when...
  • 20MP Photo with SuperPhoto - Capture crisp, pro-quality photos with 20MP clarity. And with SuperPhoto,...

New Accessories

Many of the same accessories from the HERO8 Black will work with the HERO9 Black, but there are some that won’t. Some add new feature, some relate to the new, larger battery, and some relate to the slightly modified body design.

I’ve put together a more detailed guide on which accessories will work with the HERO9 Black, but here’s a quick list of some of the new, dedicated accessories for the HERO9 Black.

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David Coleman / Photographer
by David Coleman

I'm a freelance travel photographer based in Washington DC. Seven continents, up mountains, underwater, and a bunch of places in between. My images have appeared in numerous publications, and you can check out some of my travel photography here. I've been shooting with GoPros for years, starting with the HD HERO, and have owned and used every model since. More »

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