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GoPro app for Windows Phone updated with support for the new GoPro Hero4 Session camera

GoPro has just launched their smallest, lightest, and most convenient camera: the GoPro Hero4 Session (opens in new tab). What's a really exciting feature for this new GoPro camera? It has a durable waterproof design that eliminates the need for a separate housing! If you're itching to buy the Hero4 session, we have another good news for Windows Phone users. The GoPro app for Windows Phone has just received an update to support the new camera.

Learn more about the GoPro Hero4 Session in the video below

HERO4 Session features

  • 1080p60, 720p100, and 1440p30 video
  • Waterproof to 33' (10m), no separate housing required
  • One-button control: short press of shutter powers camera on and begins capturing video, long shutter button press powers camera on and begins capturing time-lapse photos
  • Captures 8MP Single, Burst, and Time Lapse photos
  • Compatible with GoPro mounts and accessories
  • Dual Mic system captures enhanced audio during high wind and water-based activities
  • Built-in WiFi and Bluetooth® enable easy connectivity to GoPro App and Smart Remote
  • Auto image rotation corrects image orientation during recording
  • Includes standard and low-profile frame mounts for increased mounting versatility
  • New Ball Joint Buckle mount is included   

GoPro app for Windows Phone

  • Full remote control of all camera functions
  • View photos and play back videos
  • Copy photos and videos to your phone, then share via email, text, Instagram, Facebook or other app
  • Browse and delete files on the camera's memory card
  • Use the GoPro App to wirelessly update your HERO3+, HERO4, and HERO+LCD camera software
  • Use the GoPro App to wirelessly update your camera Wi-Fi network name and password
  • View the GoPro Photo and Video of the Day

The GoPro HERO4 Session will be available at authorized retailers around the world and on GoPro.com beginning July 12, 2015 for $399.99. Is this the GoPro that you've been waiting for? Let us know in the comments!

-Download GoPro for Windows Phone (Free)

Mark Guim is Video Editor at Windows Central. He switched to Windows because the MacBook Pro isn't Pro enough. You can follow him on Twitter at @markguim.

17 Comments
  • Yo, Mark...an integrated housing is a BAD thing! It is not a selling point!
    (No way to replace scratched lenses. No way to check if the housing is actually watertight prior to taking the camera into the depths etc etc!)
  • Screen protector for the lens... Or extra case development...
  • I've always thought the cases made them bigger than necessary, but you've brought up a good a point that's making me reconsider.
  • It's the ability to check if the case is watertight that is so important. It is why I would never buy a waterproof digital camera for underwater work...and why GoPro's (with separate cases) work so well.
    I scuba dive with my Sony AS15. Whenever I haven't used it for an extended period, I will go down with an empty case, and see if it remains watertight. Only then will I put the camera in.
    This GoPro doesn't allow that (and could lead to a v.v.expensive mistake!).
    I guess you wouldn't really spot these things in normal life :)
  • Always good to do research and trials runs.
  • Hehehe... That is funny... I was just looking some action cams... What are the odds of seeing an app pop up and get reviewed here... Awesome!!!
  • Love seeing windows phone support
  • Would love one..... Got new carpets to buy first. Then a new mountain bike.
  • Love that GoPro continues to update their windows phone app simultaneously with the others. Thanks, GoPro.
  • We want retrica and soundcloud! Before windows 10
  • OK
  • Onya GoPro
  • Test
  • Just got a gopro and shot underwater the pictures and videos looked pretty amazing. I double checked the housing before I went under water with it. I noticed that the white part wasn't in as deep as it could go so I re-latched it and had no issues.
  • Hope AEE releases app for WP
  • Dont open camera roll for gopro hero 3+ silver.....
  • GoPro Hero 4 Sessions will not connect to Windows 8.1 phone (Samsung ATIV Neo).