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Best Buy Picks Up GoPro Vid Cam Line

5/05/2011 12:36:15 PM Eastern

Minneapolis, Minn. - Best Buy said Thursday it is now carrying
GoPro's wearable high-action video camera products.

GoPro is distinguished by its
collection of high-performance wearable and mountable HD cameras that have been
used by consumers and professional athletes to capture and share first-person fast
action perspectives of sports and other activities.

Select GoPro cameras and accessories are available now at Best
Buy stores, and the full line of GoPro products is available through bestbuy.com.

Products carried by the online department include GoPro's HD Hero
camera line with models that mount to helmets and other equipment.

Optional accessories include chest harnesses and suction cups to
assist with creative mounting techniques.

GoPro cameras capture up to 1080p HD and 720p video with 127-degree
and 170-degree wide angle perspectives.

The HD Hero's polycarbonate protective housing is waterproof to
180 feet and protects the camera from rocks, drops, and natural elements.

 "GoPro's cameras and
accessories make it easy for people to capture their lives' most exciting
moments from never before seen perspectives with professional quality results,"
said Nicholas Woodman, GoPro founder and CEO. "We're excited to work with Best
Buy because of their passion for digital imaging and providing customers with
the best products available. We know their Blue Shirts have the expertise to
help customers learn about our products' range of features and we're stoked
Best Buy is making our products so accessible."

"We're always looking at ways to help customers find the right
product that meets their needs," said Lisa Farrell, Best Buy portable
electronics senior VP and general manager. "GoPro's HD Hero camera is a natural
fit for Best Buy's growing digital imaging category in that it's a perfect
choice for outdoor enthusiasts and travelers who want to shoot professional
quality video directly from their point of view and other never-before possible
perspectives."

GoPro products now available at Best Buy include:

  • HD Helmet HERO -
    $299.99

  • HD HERO 960  - $179.99

  • Suction Cup Mount -
    $29.99

  • Ride HERO Handlebar
    Seatpost Mount - $19.99

  • LCD BacPac - $69.99

  • Battery BacPac -
    $39.99

  • Chest Mount Harness
    - $39.99

  • Rechargeable
    Lithium-Ion Battery - $19.99

  • Tripod Mount -
    $7.99

 

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