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Hiker
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Re: Hero6 Black - No 'Video + Photo' mode?

ok thanks, that's interesting to know!

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Adventurer
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Re: Hero6 Black - No 'Video + Photo' mode?

  np

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Tourist
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Re: Hero6 Black - No 'Video + Photo' mode?

From Hero6 manual (page 46): "4K - Stunning high-resolution video with 8MP stills available from video. Recommended for tripod or fixed position shots, automotive activities".

12MP vs 8MP is a big difference.

The manual recommends lower resolutions (2.7, 1.4, 1080) for body shots and action. "1080: "Great for all shots and for sharing to social media. High resolution and frame rate yield stunning result".

Not every situation needs 4K. Especially when you mount the camera on a bike, plane, drone, underwater, where battery life is more important than resolution.

 

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Sightseer
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Re: Hero6 Black - No 'Video + Photo' mode?

In my thnik, yes it is deal breaker!

I don't wnat to post processing for this and waste my time to grap the fram from video clip. 

 

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Sightseer
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Re: Hero6 Black - No 'Video + Photo' mode?

I agree. I almost exclusively use video + photo and was looking to upgrade.

Very disspointed that this feature is now gone. I'll probably look

at other brands now. Hope you bring this back on future models.

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Sightseer
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Re: Hero6 Black - No 'Video + Photo' mode?

i also use this mode verry offen on my 4 black , and i hope it will apear on the 6 black with a firmware upgrade

 

it"s easier to have12 mp pixs direct , than capturing 8 mp from the video , and 7 mp only if you did a 7k video

it's a big mistake to remove this mode on the 6 black

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Tourist
Posts: 12

Re: Hero6 Black - No 'Video + Photo' mode?

From what I read they dropped this feature after switching to the in-house GP1 chip. Not likely it will be restored with a firmware update. I am not going to upgrade to Hero6 and will be looking for Sony alternatives - FDRX-3000 and RX0 or others when they add this feature.

 

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Nomad
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Re: Hero6 Black - No 'Video + Photo' mode?

The GP1 is an Socionext SC2000A spinoff.

 

https://www.socionext.com/en/products/assp/milbeaut/SC2000.html