GoPro Volta was launched in India on Friday, the camera and drone maker’s new battery and camera control grip. The Volta grip pairs with the standard GoPro battery to allow for longer recording times of up to four hours of 5.3K recording, the company says. The grip has multiple functions, including built-in camera buttons for one-handed camera control. The Volta can also be used as a wireless camera remote and can be used as a tripod. The grip is compatible with multiple GoPro cameras including the Hero 10 Black. Volta can be used to charge any compatible USB Type-C device.
GoPro Volta Price in India, Availability
The GoPro Volta was priced at Rs. 13,500 and will be available from May 16th through the company’s online and imaging partners. As a reminder, GoPro had launched the Volta grip at the end of March along with the GoPro Hero 10 Black Creator Edition camera priced at $129.99 (about Rs 10,000). .
GoPro Volta specifications
The GoPro Volta comes with a built-in battery that is said to provide up to four hours of 5.3K recording at 30 frames per second. The handle comes with 5V/3A input and 5V/2.4A output.
The 4,900 mAh battery combines with the camera’s standard battery to triple the normal battery capacity. The Volta’s onboard camera buttons are designed to facilitate one-handed control, allowing users to power on/off, start/stop, and record and switch modes.
The grip comes with built-in tripod legs that can be used for stable shooting. Users can also control the camera wirelessly from up to 30 meters away. The Volta’s mounting fingers help to easily attach the handle to backpacks.
The Volta’s weather-resistant design features status lights for battery life and camera modes. The grip is compatible with multiple GoPro cameras including Hero 10 Black, Hero 9 Black and Hero 8 Black among others.
The Volta can be recharged in 2.5 hours with the GoPro Supercharger, the company says. The grip can also be used to charge all compatible USB Type-C devices including GoPro Max and older GoPro cameras.