If you want to create riveting action video, or record the memories of your next vacation, choose a GoPro camera from eBay. GoPro HERO™ edition cameras capture those special moments, rain or shine, sand, surf or city.
No matter which model you choose, you’ll get a rugged, waterproof design. Choose an older edition to keep handy for the unexpected events, or get a more recent edition for the highest-quality 4K/60 FPS capture rate. Whatever your requirements, eBay has the right GoPro for you.
What are some popular GoPro cameras and accessories available on eBay?
GoPro HERO 6 Action Camera – Black
The big news with the release of the HERO 6 Black Action camera is the custom GP1 processor, which provides amazing image stabilization and 3x Wi-Fi speeds compared to previous models. With better low-light performance and wider dynamic range, your action-camera video has never looked better. It shoots 4K video at 60 FPS, and 1080p video at 240 FPS for slow-motion fun.
GoPro HERO 5 Black Edition Action Camera
GoPro ditched the bulky waterproof case with this model, and it still gives you protection to 10 meters (33 feet). It features much-improved video resolution over previous models, with 4K/30 FPS and 1080p/120 FPS. And let’s not forget the feature that GoPro enthusiasts had been craving, the touchscreen. If you need hands-free operation, you’ve got it with voice control. Give your HERO 5 a command and don’t miss that next wave. Image stabilization and a linear-view setting assure you of crisp, clear video.
GoPro KARMA™ with HERO5 Camera Drone – Black
This foldable drone features video stabilization and fits in a backpack for easy carry. The controls are very responsive, and the clamshell-style remote has a 5” screen, to allow you to operate phone-free. Create immediate video for uploads with the QuikStories™ feature, and use the Highlight button to make sure your favorite shots are included. Recent downloadable firmware adds the “follow me” function so that your camera follows the remote, keeping you in the frame. It also features a “Watch” mode that sends the drone in a 360 around you, for those action-movie shots.
GoPro HERO 4 Silver Edition
Known for detailed images and steady video, excellent on-board tools and easy-to-use 1.7” touchscreen, the HERO 4 Silver Edition is an excellent first-foray into the world of GoPro. The included case makes it waterproof to 40 meters (131 feet) for scuba fans. Control this camera remotely from your smartphone with easy Wi-Fi pairing. This edition also offers access to a selection of manual controls including white-balance, sharpness for fine-tuning your video captures. Tip: add a 64GB microSD card to record up to 4 hours and 40 minutes of 1080p, 60 FPS video. Grab a few extra batteries, which give you about 2 hours of shooting each.
GoPro HERO 3+ Black Edition
Excellent video and many shooting options are the favorite features of the HERO 3+ Black Edition. The Protune™ mode gives you 24 FPS, high bit-rate video to match professional video-production standards. You can even capture 4K video at 15 FPS. This camera is smaller, but with longer battery life than previous models. Take it surfing, it’s waterproof to 40 meters (131 feet). Use the included Wi-Fi remote when you don’t feel like pulling out your phone.
GoPro HERO 3 Silver Edition
When the HERO 3 Silver Edition was released, it set the standard for affordable, high quality video capture. Choose from a wide-variety of mounting options and never miss that one stunt that might make you famous. Using the waterproof case allows you to take video down to an amazing 197 feet underwater.
GoPro Remo™ Waterproof Voice Activated Remote - Aaspr-001
If you have a Hero 5 Black or Session™ edition, then you probably want a Remo. Strap it to your wrist, gear or clothes and control your camera in windy or noisy conditions. Use it as a one-button remote up to 10 meters (33 feet). Offers 13 commands and it’s waterproof to 5 meters (16 feet).
History of GoPro
2004 – The GoPro 35mm Hero was released at the Action Sports Retailer trade show in San Diego.
2006 – GoPro’s first digital camera arrived, the Digital HERO, with 10 seconds of video, 640x640 still photos and 32MB of memory.
2010 – GoPro entered the HD arena with the Hero HD, providing 25/30 frames per second of full 1080p video.
2011 – Extreme sports fans needed a high-frame rate camera to capture stunts, and GoPro delivered with the HD Hero2. 960p HD was available at 48 FPS, and 720p at 60 FPS.
2012 – The HERO3 provided the option of using a smaller, lighter GoPro camera. It also had a smaller battery which required more frequent recharges. White, Silver and Black models were released. The Black model could record 4K video at 15 FPS, or 2.7K at 30 FPS.
2013 – First, GoPro improved the battery life for the Black and Silver HERO3+. There were also improved waterproof enclosures and better performance under low-light conditions.
2014 – GoPro took a huge leap forward with the HERO4 Black and Silver editions. With twice the processor power and twice the speed, it was capable of recording 4K at 30 FPS, and 1080p at 120 FPS. The Black also featured Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections, and much improved audio.
The Silver edition introduced the first touch display to enable easy control of the camera, from framing shots to recording and playback functions. It captured 1080p at 60 FPS, and 720p at 120 FPS.
There was also a Hero model released the same year, aimed at consumers on a budget. With a permanent water-proof case and capture-rate of 1080p at 30 FPS, and 720p at 60 FPS, it was the perfect entry-level GoPro.
2016 – The HERO5 Session introduced an amazing capture rate of 4K video at 60 FPS. This smaller-framed camera also featured image stabilization. It was designed specifically to mount almost anywhere. The larger HERO5 Black was available with touch screen. The Karma, a quadcopter drone, also made its appearance in October.
2017 – The HERO6 Black arrives with improved image stabilization and captures 4K video at 60 FPS, with 2.7K at 120 FPS and 1080p at 240 FPS. Wi-Fi speed is tripled compared with previous models.
The 360-degree GoPro Fusion™ camera is scheduled for a November 2017 release.
Where can I find the perfect GoPro camera?
eBay offers a huge selection of GoPro HERO cameras and tons of accessories to customize them for your next epic shot. Get one today and start making memories.