GoPro has launched its Fusion action camera in India after having launched it internationally back in September last year. It is the first consumer action camera from GoPro’s stable. The Fusion camera can record 5.2K 360-spherical videos at 30fps. The camera is currently available for sale through select GoPro retail partners and Croma stores across India at Rs 60,000.
The GoPro Fusion camera is built to last. The action camera is capable of shooting in any weather conditions. It comes with an up to 5 meters of waterproofing certification, thereby enabling users to evens shoot underwater footage. The Fusion comes with a rugged body that has been achieved using a combination of rubber and matte finished polycarbonate.
The all-new action camera comes with a built-in gimbal like stabilization resulting in super smooth video footage. The shooting prowess of the GoPro Fusion comes from its 18MP sensor. This sensor can along with a 360-degree microphone results in a buttery smooth spherical footage. Apart from capturing 5.2K 360-spherical videos, the Fusion camera can also record 3.2K videos at 60fps. Furthermore, the action camera comes with GoPro’s proprietary Mobile OverCapture which allows users to recreate traditional 1080p videos from the spherical footage.
The GoPro app provides Fusion owners with complete control over their action camera. The app cannot just be used to live preview shots but also enables users to edition videos on the go directly from their smartphone. Moreover, it allows Fusion owners to easily share their content on social platforms.
The Fusion comes with all the important set of sensors including GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, and Compass. The camera also features voice control and supports up to 10 different languages. It’s compatible with most of the GoPro mounts available in the market.
GoPro Fusion isn’t the first 360-degree camera to make its way to India. Rather, the Samsung Gear 360 and the Insta360 Air are its main rivals in the country both of which retail at a markedly lower price of Rs 25,949 and Rs 18,499 respectively.