GoPro Remote launches alongside camera updates for faster data transfer

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The new GoPro Remote costs $79.99. | Image: GoPro

GoPro just announced a new $79.99 wireless remote control alongside free firmware updates that bring performance and feature improvements to the Hero 9 Black, Hero 8 Black, and Max cameras.

The miniature Remote, as it’s called, is both rugged and waterproof to a depth of 16 feet. It features large glove-friendly buttons and a status display to see what mode your camera is in. One Remote can control common camera features like on / off, shutter button control, and mode changing for up to five cameras within a distance of about 200 feet.

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The Remote makes it easy to control your GoPro camera when mounted on a helmet, for example.

The Remote can be attached to your wrist, control bar, or steering…

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