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The HD Hero2 has "professional level" light performance, according to GoPro. The updated action camcorder has new glass and a new 11-megapixel sensor, and is available in three different packages with an assortment of mounts -- outdoor, motorsports, and surf. The camera's body is shock and waterproof, and a Wi-Fi BacPac accessory will give it wireless capabilities.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Oct. 24, 2011
  • Price at launch: $299.00


  • SKU description: Surf edition includes two surfboard mounts, one FCS plug mount, and a floaty backdoor., Motorsports edition includes a suction cup mount, a J-hook buckle, two curved surface adhesive mounts, three flat surface adhesive mounts, and a three-way pivot arm., Outdoor edition includes a vented helmet strap and a head strap, two curved surface adhesive mounts, two flat surface adhesive mounts, and a three-way pivot arm.

Pricing (base kit)

  • Camera type: Camcorder
  • Color: Silver
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • Waterproof depth: 197 ft
  • Wearable: Yes


  • Sensor size: 1/2.3"
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 11 megapixels


  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 10 FPS


  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 30, 60, Other
  • Slow motion framerate: 120 FPS


  • Supported video formats: MPEG-4, H.264


  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 2.8


  • Wi-Fi: Optional
  • Media streaming: Other


  • Supported media: SD, SDHC


  • Built-in microphone: Yes
  • Microphone input: Yes


  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): USB, HDMI mini, 3.5mm stereo audio


Mounting hardware, HD skeleton housing, Waterproof housing

Bundled accessories

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