GoPro HERO12 Black

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GoPro HERO12 Black
Key Features
  • 27MP with Improved Performance
  • 5.3K60/4K120/2.7K240 Video, 27MP Photos
  • HyperSmooth 6.0 Image Stabilization
  • Front and Rear LCD Screens
While the GoPro HERO12 Black features some similar hardware to its predecessor—a 27MP image sensor capable of 5.3K60 video recording—its improved battery life, HyperSmooth 6.0 technology, and expanded Bluetooth wireless further its capabilities. The image sensor can capture 27MP RAW still photos as well as 5.3K60, 4K120, and 2.7K240 video with ease. HyperSmooth 6.0 digital image stabilization with AutoBoost ensures your footage remains high-quality while reducing image cropping. The HERO12 also has improved power management to continuously record video 2x faster than previous models.
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GoPro HERO12 Black Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2A Boost in Battery Life and Stability
  • 3
  • 4High-Quality HDR Images
  • 5HyperSmooth 6.0 with AutoBoost
  • 6Bluetooth Audio Connectivity
  • 7Pro or Easy Control Modes
  • 8Improved Battery Life
  • 9New Interval Tools
  • 10Night Effects and Time Lapse
  • 11Timecode Sync
  • 12More Enhanced Features
  • 13GoPro Quik App
  • 14Waterproof, Weatherproof, Durable
A Boost in Battery Life and Stability
While the GoPro HERO12 Black features some similar hardware to its predecessor—a 27MP image sensor capable of 5.3K60 video recording—its improved battery life, HyperSmooth 6.0 technology, and expanded Bluetooth wireless further its capabilities. The image sensor can capture 27MP RAW still photos as well as 5.3K60, 4K120, and 2.7K240 video with ease. HyperSmooth 6.0 digital image stabilization with AutoBoost ensures your footage remains high-quality while reducing image cropping. The HERO12 also has improved power management to continuously record video 2x faster than previous models.
High-Quality HDR Images
Enabled HDR for both video (5.3K and 4K) and photo modes to render more detail in your shadows and highlights. Capture up to 5.3K60 video or up to 27MP RAW photos with crisp details and cinematic image quality. You can even grab 24.7MP frames from your videos using the Quik app. Record 2.7K video at a 240 frame rate for playback at 8x slow motion.
HyperSmooth 6.0 with AutoBoost
Upgraded HyperSmooth 6.0 features AutoBoost performance that reduces image cropping, which might otherwise compromise your framing. 360° Horizon Lock keeps your footage steady and level, even if your camera rotates completely.
Bluetooth Audio Connectivity
Connect the HERO12 to compatible Bluetooth devices like a wireless microphone to record improved audio. You can even connect wireless headphones to either monitor your recorded audio or facilitate voice commands in noisy settings. Hear camera alerts through your headphones to confirm the HERO12 received the command.
Pro or Easy Control Modes
Choose between point-and-shoot simplicity or full camera control using the HERO12's two control modes. Easy control allows you to frame your shot and hit the shutter button for a one-and-done shooting solution. Tap the 2.27" rear touchscreen to toggle between widescreen and mobile shots, slow motion, night effects, and other adjustments. Pro controls unlock the ability to fine-tune all modes, settings, and features to then set as a preset.
Improved Battery Life
The HERO12 has better battery efficiency that, combined with the Enduro battery, delivers a 2x power longevity increase compared to the previous model. Record continuous 5.3K60 footage for 70 minutes or 1080p30 video for over 1.5 hours.
New Interval Tools
Set the interval photo tool to capture all the action at fixed intervals while you practice your tennis swing or take shots at the goal. HingSight captures up to 30s of footage before you record, so even if you press the shutter too late, you don't miss a shot. Scheduled Capture turns the GoPro on and captures a shot up to 24 hours in advance for easy photo time-lapses. Duration Capture records video clips from 15 seconds to 3 hours long.
Night Effects and Time Lapse
  • Star Trails uses Earth's rotation to create light trails with the stars in the sky.
  • Light Painting converts moving light into brushstrokes.
  • Vehicle Light Trails records the movement of nighttime traffic lights.
Timecode Sync
If you own more than one HERO12 you can easily sync the camera timecode to make multi-camera editing a breeze. This feature is compatible with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, and other editing software to streamline post-production.
More Enhanced Features
  • Choose between capturing 8-bit or 10-bit color for smoother gradations in your footage.
  • GoPro exclusive HyperView digital lens takes the 8:7 aspect ratio footage captured by the new image sensor and delivers it as a wide-angle 16:9 shot for immersive POV video.
  • Plug your HERO12 in when connected to your home Wi-Fi and automatically upload your footage to the cloud. A highlight video is sent to your phone and can then be edited with beat-synced music and effects.
GoPro Quik App
Easy-to-use tools allow you to edit your footage, tweak automatically generated highlight videos, or make your own videos from scratch. Change digital lenses after recording, zoom in on the best frames, and create thumbnails for your next social media post or YouTube video. Wirelessly upload video to your Quik app without needing to use the USB-C connection on the camera.
Waterproof, Weatherproof, Durable
The camera can withstand depths up to 33' on its own. A water-repelling lens cover eliminates lens flare to make photos and video crystal clear. An included rechargeable 1720mAh battery features improved cold temperature performance for inclement weather.

GoPro HERO12 Black Specs

Key Specs
Image Sensor
Size-Unspecified CMOS
Sensor Resolution
Effective: 27 Megapixel
Media/Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: microSD/microSDHC (UHS-I) [512 Maximum / U3/V30 or Faster Recommended]
Still Image Support
Raw
27 MP
IP Streaming
H.265
1920 x 1080
Display Type
Fixed Touchscreen LCD
Image Stabilization
Digital
Built-In Mic
Yes
Mobile App Compatible
Yes: iOS Only
App Name: GoPro Quik
Video Output
No
Microphone Input
No
Headphone Jack
No
Battery
Rechargeable Battery Pack, 1720 mAh
Camera
Image Sensor
Size-Unspecified CMOS
Sensor Resolution
Effective: 27 Megapixel
Optics
35mm-Equivalent Focal Length
12 to 39mm
Maximum Aperture
f/2.5
Fixed Focus
No
Angle of View
156° (8:7 Aspect Ratio)
Recording
Media/Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: microSD/microSDHC (UHS-I) [512 Maximum / U3/V30 or Faster Recommended]
Video Format
5312 x 2988 at 24/25/30/50/60 fps (MP4 via H.265/HEVC)
3840 x 2160 at 24/25/30/50/60/100/120 fps (MP4 via H.265/HEVC)
2704 x 1520 at 50/60/100/120/200/240 fps (MP4 via H.265/HEVC)
1920 x 1080p at 24/25/30/50/60/100/120/200/240 fps (MP4 via H.265/HEVC)
Still Image Support
Raw
27 MP
Audio Format
WAV
IP Streaming
H.265
1920 x 1080
Display
Display Type
Fixed Touchscreen LCD
Display Size
2.27"
Resolution
368 x 552
Secondary Display
Front: 1.4" LCD Live-View Monitor
Exposure Control
Shutter Speed
1/8 to 30 Seconds in Photo Mode
1/480 to 1/30 Second in Video Mode
ISO Sensitivity Range
Photo
100 to 3200
Video
100 to 6400
Shooting Modes
HDR
Night
Star Trails
Super Slow Motion Movie
Time-Lapse Movie
Interval Recording
.5 Second
1 Second
2 Seconds
3 Seconds
5 Seconds
10 Seconds
30 Seconds
60 Seconds
120 Seconds
Burst Photo
60 Photos / 10 Seconds
60 Photos / 6 Seconds
30 Photos / 6 Seconds
30 Photos / 3 Seconds
10 Photos / 3 Seconds
30 Photos / 1 Second
10 Photos / 1 Second
5 Photos / 1 Second
3 Photos / 1 Second
Self-Timer
3, 10 Sec
Remote Control
No
Features
Image Stabilization
Digital
Creative Effects
Yes
Built-In Mic
Yes
Built-In Speaker
No
Built-In Light/Flash
Light - No
Flash - No
Wireless
Bluetooth
Mobile App Compatible
Yes: iOS Only
App Name: GoPro Quik
Accessory Shoe
No
Tripod Mounting Thread
1/4"-20 Female
Input/Output Connectors
Inputs
1x USB-C 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
Video Output
No
Microphone Input
No
Headphone Jack
No
General
Battery
Rechargeable Battery Pack, 1720 mAh
Charging Method
USB
Power Adapter
5 VDC
Operating Temperature
14 to 95°F / -10 to 35°C
Dimensions (W x H x D)
2.8 x 2 x 1.3" / 71.8 x 50.8 x 33.6 mm
Weight
5.4 oz / 154 g (With Battery)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.775 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.3 x 5.2 x 3"

GoPro HERO12 Black Reviews

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Does camera have overheating issue?

Does camera have overheating issue?
Asked by: ¿¿¿¿
The GoPro HERO12 Black, like many high performance cameras, when it is set at high resolution and used for long periods of time in a static environment can get warm. GoPro has many tips on its website to help mitigate the issues.
Answered by: Dennis A
Date published: 2024-01-28

Can you jam tentacle Sync for timecode?

Can you jam tentacle Sync for timecode?
Asked by: brad
Yes, you can jam sync Tentacle Sync E mkII Timecode Generator with the GoPro HERO12 Black Briefly. Connect the correct adapter cable to the time code source and the Tentacle will go to Green-Mode. Using the correct cables connect the synced Tentacles to the camera and the recorder. The Tentacles with stay in sync for at least 24 hours.
Answered by: Dennis A
Date published: 2024-02-29

Can the Go Pro Quick app work on an Android ...

Can the Go Pro Quick app work on an Android phone?
Asked by: Raymond
Yes, the GoPro Quik app for the GoPro HERO12 Black is available on Android.
Answered by: Kennethc
Date published: 2024-04-16

Will the Hero 10 battery fit the Hero 12 camera?

Will the Hero 10 battery fit the Hero 12 camera?
Asked by: Robert
Yes. The battery of the Gopro Hero 10 ill work for the Gopro Hero 12.
Answered by: Whitney H
Date published: 2023-10-17

This camera doesn't have a built in microphone? ...

This camera doesn't have a built in microphone? Is that correct?
Asked by: Alessandro
The GoPro HERO12 Black has an internal microphone.
Answered by: Dennis A
Date published: 2023-09-26

Is there a 422 recording?

Is there a 422 recording?
Asked by: LASHA
No, the GoPro HERO12 Black will record in 10-bit, but with 4:2:0 subsampling.
Answered by: Bruno
Date published: 2023-10-09

Does the camera have overheating issue?

Does the camera have overheating issue?
Asked by: ¿¿¿¿
The vast majority of GoPro models, including the GoPro HERO12 Black and other action cameras, may have a propensity toward overheating since there is a lot of processing power being employed in a very small package. While there is no one single fix to avoid this common issue, GoPro has provided some tips on how to keep your GoPro at optimal working temperatures at the following web address: https://bit.ly/3ROX0bi
Answered by: Bruno
Date published: 2023-10-09

So, does GoPro sell a separate Remote Controller ...

So, does GoPro sell a separate Remote Controller for the Go Pro Hero 12 Black?
Asked by: Kenneth
The GoPro The Remote for HERO8 / 9 / 10 / 11 Black & MAX 360, B&H # GOSRMT, is compatible with the GoPro HERO12 Black.
Answered by: Kennethc
Date published: 2023-11-26
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