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GoPro HD Hero

alaTest has collected and analyzed 480 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the size and image quality. The portability and price also get good comments, but the control panel and features get negative reviews.

usability, price, portability, image quality, size

reliability, features, control panel

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.

Review analysis

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for GoPro HD Hero

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 1 user review of GoPro HD Hero from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

battery, price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: GoPro HD Hero 3 Replacement Battery - AHDBT-201

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Amazon.com review summary for GoPro HD Hero

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 440 user reviews of GoPro HD Hero from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

usability, price, portability, image quality, size

reliability, features, control panel

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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GoPro HD Hero

 
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GoPro HD Hero review and helmet cam face-off

 

What's this, another tiny, high-definition camera to strap onto your person before doing something wild and crazy? Yes, it's the latest pixel-pushing

Great image and audio quality ; Wide lens captures all the action ; Waterproof case is included

Flimsy, unreliable mounts ; Difficult to use with gloves on ; Confusing menu

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GoPro HD Naked Hero Review

 

Sports enthusiasts everywhere will love the new hands free camera from GoPro. The company developed the product for professionals but with more and more people documenting their sporting activities, the company has priced this model so that it is very...

Amazing quality, - Durable, - Looks great

Expensive, - Alternates available

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GoPro HD Hero review

 

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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GoPro HD Hero

 

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...

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Speedy shipping and excellent service!

 

This product is great for anyone who loves the outdoors and loves to share their experiences with everyone! Instead of telling a story you think would be embellished, you have full proof for everyone to watch! You could use it hiking, biking, surfing,...

Service ; Shipping

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This product kicks halibut!!

 

Borrowed one from a friend and it worked great.

The best HD wide angle

A bit boxy

Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: No
Built-in Flash: No
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser: No
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:Only PC Monitor

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: No
HDMI Interface:No / Yes
PictBridge: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.5''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Recording

Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode: No
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No
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