GoPro Karma 2 Drone Leak

Is GoPro About To Launch Revised Karma 2 Drone – An Accidental Early Leak?

Is the GoPro Karma 2 or at least a revised first edition of its drone on its way to consumers soon? We have discovered a leak which might suggest that GoPro are holding back something new.

UPDATE: GoPro responded to DroningON shortly after our video was published, see this article for their response.

Sent to us by one our YouTube subscribers, a GoPro support agent may have let slip that engineers at the market-leading action camera company are working on something new.

The GoPro Karma drone was officially discontinued in January 2018 following a mass recall/refund due to persistent technical failures.

During an online chat with a GoPro support agent, it is mentioned that the GoPro facility is currently “upgrading the Karma drone” and that “there is a lot of improvement” that the facility will “add to the drone”.

GoPro are highly unlikely to upgrade a discontinued drone, therefore we suspect that they might be working on the next version, but holding back on launch due to the competitive market, currently led by DJI.

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Just last week, a new FCC application was submitted which has mention of a new wireless camera specification which may or may not be related to the above, although this could form part of the GoPro Hero 8 specification.

Comment below with your thoughts, if GoPro launched a Karma 2 drone, what would it need to be able to do in order for you to consider buying it? Or did the events of the first launch put you off?


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