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GoPro HD Hero

GoPro HD Hero
alaScore 86

13 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the build quality and design. The image quality and usability also get good feedback.

value for money, usability, image quality, design, build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the GoPro HD Hero is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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When it comes to making video where other cameras dare not tread, there is one leader. It's the GoPro HD Hero. Everything from gnarly extreme sports types right up to TV production companies make use of this tiny little camcorder.

Sensible price, lots of accessories available, rugged, beautiful images in good light

Screen is optional extra, waterproof housing can be a faff, not well suited to normal video camera activity

We adore the HD Hero, and its low cost and ease of use are really powerful reasons to buy one. Of all the underwater cameras we've used, it is by far the nicest and the most useful for other applications. It might be a funny shape, but it's still very...

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This one tip will make your videos better: Move the camera to meet your subject. If you're shooting children, get low. If you're shooting skyscrapers, try an aerial view. And if you're shooting a surf sequence, find the nearest point break and get into...

Good quality build; fine image quality; convenient size; reasonable price

Auto-everything can produce funky exposure; clunky menu system; no LCD

Australian Macworld’s buying advice. The HD Hero is for people willing to invest a little extra time to get shots that would otherwise be prohibitively expensive, or risky, to film. It’s a godsend to those who don’t want to risk trashing an expensive...