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GoPro HD Hero 4 to have 4K UHD 30fps video recording




Key features of the yet to be announced GoPro HD Hero 4 has already been made available online, showcasing a new SoC that enables the upcoming action camera to shoot 4K Ultra HD video resolution at 30 frames per second.

Ambarella, the company that makes the image processor for the GoPro has published an overview of their A9 4K Ultra HD SoC. Features include Super High Frame Rate Modes, Multi-exposure HDR, and image oversampling.

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Ambarella A9 4K Ultra HD SoC key features:

4K Ultra HD H.264 Encoder
*High Profile with B-frames for high efficiency


Super High Frame Rate Modes
*1080p120 and 720p240 for action videography

Advanced Imaging
*700Mpixels/s oversampling performance
*Multi-exposure HDR and WDR tone mapping
*Electronic image stabilization (EIS)
*Improved MCTF with advanced sharpening

WiFi Connectivity
*Remote viewfinder, playback
*Upload pictures and video to social media

GoPro announced the Hero 3 last year in October, so we might see the GoPro HD Hero 4 next month.

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This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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2 Responses

  1. Iyan Sommerset says:

    Promising boso-cam platform!

  2. krix says:

    Oh wow. Im just planning to buy gp3 and here comes the hero 4.

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