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Battery Purchase

Hey i have a gopro hero 6 and am wanting to purchase more batterys for it i have the gopro plus subcription why does the dualbattery charger for the hero 6 cost $100nzd and the new one for the hero 8 only cost $50nzd. will the batterys from the new one work with the hero six because batterys for the hero 7 work with the 6 but this product says its not compatible with the 6 so now im confused 

any help much appriciated 



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Re: Battery Purchase

HERO8 Black batteries work with HERO6 Black. Can you provide the links to what you are looking at?
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Re: Battery Purchase

@epicspirit603, the HERO8 Battery will be completely compatible with the HERO6 Black once the camera has been updated to the latest software. If the previous cameras have not been updated, they will exhibit the following behavior:

  • HERO7 Black - Camera will instantly power on when battery is inserted
  • HERO6 Black - Camera will instantly power on when battery is inserted
  • HERO5 Black - Camera will not function
  • HERO (2018) - Camera will not function


As for the pricing, you may also provide us a screenshot of what you see on your end so we can help check on the details for you.

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Re: Battery Purchase

Hey thanks for the reply. Sweet so attached are the photos of the price diffrence. Any idea when the new batterys will be back in stock?
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Re: Battery Purchase