TL;DR: This waterproof GoPro camera makes sharing footage easy, and it’s on sale for just $258.
The Fourth of July weekend is a veritable gold mine for Instagram content, but let’s be real for a sec: Everyone and their brother is going to post an ~aRtSy~ picture of some pyrotechnics, so unless you bring out the big guns, yours will just get lost in people’s feeds.
Enter: the GoPro HERO5 Black, a waterproof action camera with sharing functionality that’ll take your ‘gram game from zero to, er, hero. It normally costs $399, but you can get it on sale from Amazon right now for $141 off.
A single press of its shutter button is all you need to do to power on the HERO5 Black and have it start recording automatically, but you can also control its function using hands-free voice control. Either way, once it’s up and running, it can capture videos in gorgeous 4K and 12MP photos in three different modes: single, burst, and time lapse.
You can preview, edit, and play back your content right on your HERO5 Black using its touchscreen display, then use the QuikStories feature to have it send the footage directly to the GoPro app on your smartphone. There, the app will automatically turn your shots into an epic edited video (read: a magnet for Instagram likes).
Amazon reviewer Katie Moore writes:
“Has worked great! It has been nice to be able to take this under water and not have to worry. The screen on the back is a must, so you can doublecheck that everyone you want to be in the pictures and videos are being captured. SO glad we went with the HERO5, as has just enough features to be super helpful but without the price tag of the newer ones.”
Get the GoPro HERO5 Black on Amazon for just $258 — a 35% savings.
Psst: Want the latest GoPro model instead? Head over to the company’s website, where there’s currently a flash sale on the HERO7 (normally $399.99). You’ll save $50 *and* get a free SD card with your purchase.