In 2019, GoPro not only launched the GoPro 8 camera, but also the GoPro Max. Although released simultaneously, GoPro 8 and GoPro Max have different specifications. The most notable specification difference is the ability of a 360 degree camera on the GoPro Max. So, GoPro Max has been cultivated by vloggers to be their daily camera when recording their activities.
The 360 degree camera capability of the GoPro Max will make it easier for you to take panoramic photos and videos without actually shifting the camera. In addition, This device is also equipped with various upgraded features. What are the features of GoPro Max ?. Following the review.
GoPro Max 360 Degree Camera Capability
New feature from the GoPro Max is the 360 degree camera capability. This product is equipped with a 360 degree camera and dual lens so that it can maximize the 360 degree results it produces. So, GoPro Max can capture everything that happens in a 360 ° view to 4992 x 2496 resolution video and 5760 x 2880 photos.
Both photos and videos are automatically stitched and stitched in the camera for easy editing and sharing flexibility. It can also use only one lens to capture traditional GoPro HERO-style wide-angle action footage when needed.
This model also features a lens size for the right angle. These lenses are Narrow, Linear, Wide, and Max SuperView for very wide shooting. To complement the spherical video camera, spherical audio is also recorded. Using six microphones, Max model can record sound from all directions, creating a truly immersive 360 ° surround-sound video playback experience. The Max also has the ability to produce a resolution of 5.6 K / 30p.
Waterproof but Not an Underwater Camera
The model has same feature like as previouse seris GoPro 8, it is also waterproof. Max waterproof to a depth of 16 feet or 5 meters. However, GoPro says it’s not an underwater camera. Sewing 360 degree recordings under water is an ongoing problem for GoPro, and this waterproofing is more suitable for tying the camera to the front of the surfboard without having to worry about it being damaged.
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The touch screen is slightly smaller than the touch screen behind Hero 8, but the menu system is same. The big plus here is that if you do vlogging or selfies, you can see yourself. The touch screen is very responsive, but can’t use it to scroll the frame in 360 mode.
Because the screen has a swipe gesture, like swiping down to reach the main menu. However, you can switch between lenses by tapping the buttons on the screen, but that only works before you start recording.
Capability of Taking Pictures and Recording
The product has a dual 180 degree lens that captures 16.6 megapixel 360 degree photos, 5.5 megapixel 4: 3 photos only from one camera (what GoPro calls “Max SuperView” photos), and 270 degrees super cool super cool A 6.2 megapixel panoramic photo called PowerPanos. For video, it can capture 1440p 60 fps recording with a single lens and 5.6k 30 fps round clip – the same as Insta360.
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The device supports several modes for creative videos and photos, such as the PowerPano mode that can take 270 ° still photos without distortion. TimeWarp mode allows recording in standard HERO mode with a variable speed function.
The TimeWrap function is slowing down and then speeding up recording in real time with one tap. GoPro Max supports the HEVC video format which records very small files while maintaining image quality, saving valuable space on your SD card.
Live Streaming in 1080p Shoot in HERO mode and share directly from location. Live streaming in 1080p format on social media, get Max HyperSmooth stabilization when broadcasting through the GoPro application.
Recordings can be saved to the SD card for later viewing. Voice Control Say the shutter command. Control MAX easily using 13 voice commands like GoPro, start recording or GoPro, take a photo.
GoPro Max understand English (US, Great Britain, Australia and India), Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (BR), Russian, Spanish (EU and North America), and Swedish.
That’s the superior features of GoPro Max. It is equipped with various new features. However, some features are an upgrade from the previous series. The GoPro Max is equipped with a 1600mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery, a curved adhesive mount, two protective lenses, two lens caps, a mounting buckle and a USB Type-C cable for charging. Recording on MAX requires a minimum class of 10 or UHS-1 microSD card up to 128 GB.