GoPro has come a long way, and will still improve the H8, H9 etc... Want to be up to date, in time you will, and you know that. wait for a sale. I did Igot it due to the way I went with and still can go with
the trade up program wit ha non working spare camera worth nothing to me. but a shelf life of dust. a period of time t osell off my H5, H6 ad a decent price, after I compare and that brings my cost of the camera to. Money in my pocket if asked. Making the sale more intereting add'l acc.
it was always about software and it's now about freedom ofgopro and the GP-1 chip to expand that software and they did.