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GoPro Helmet HERO

alaTest has collected and analyzed 296 reviews of GoPro Helmet HERO. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and image quality. The portability and price also get good views. Reviews are divided on the viewfinder, while the memory and zoom get critical reviews.

usability, price, portability, image quality, durability

reliability, zoom, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the GoPro Helmet HERO is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for GoPro Helmet HERO

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of GoPro Helmet HERO from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the durability and price. The battery and usability are also appreciated, whereas the zoom and reliability get negative opinions.

portability, usability, battery, price, durability

reliability, zoom

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: GoPro Helmet Hero Quick Release Video CameraGoPro Helmet Hero Quick Release Video Camera

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for GoPro Helmet HERO

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 229 user reviews of GoPro Helmet HERO from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviews about the durability and portability are generally positive. The image quality and price are also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the viewfinder. The memory and zoom get negative views.

usability, price, image quality, portability, durability

reliability, zoom, memory

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: GoPro HD Helmet HERO CameraGoPro HD Helmet HERO Camera

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Jeff Lysgaard (wired.com)

GoPro's Hero Headcam Rocks a 170-Degree View

 

The Hero earns its expansive moniker with a massive 170-degree field of view. No other camera comes close to that, possibly for a reason: We got motion-sick watching the road disappear below our motorcycle's front tire. (Skiers and snowboarders,...

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: Jonathan Margolis (howtospendit.ft.com)

GoPro Helmet Hero Wide

 

The perfect gift for anyone who fancies himself as an action hero

Nov, 2009

Product Specifications

The Helmet HERO is a waterproof digital helmet camera that also quick-release mounts to bikes, kayaks, riverboards, airboards, wakeboards, cars, and more! It works with any vented or non-vented helmet. Use a 2GB SD card to shoot 56 minutes of TV resolution 30fps video with immersive sound. Or activate "Photo Every 5 Seconds" mode to automatically shoot hands-free photos of the action for over 2 hours (1400+ photos).

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:1.1
Battery life (max):2.5
Battery performance:1100
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:AAA

Display

Built-in display: Yes
Display:LCD

Features

Color of product:Silver
Composite video out:1

GPS Performance

GPS: No
GPS (satellite):N

Image Sensor

Optical sensor size:1 / 2.5
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:5

Lens System

Field of view (FOV) angle:170
Fixed aperture:0.11

Light Exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto

Operational Conditions

Protection features:Waterproof
Waterproof: Yes
Waterproof up to:1181.1

Packaging Content

Cables included:Component, Composite, USB
Manual: Yes
Underwater case: Yes
Underwater case waterproof up to:2362.2
User guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

AV output: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Software

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional

Still Image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:2048 x 1536
Photo mode: Yes

Storage

Compatible memory cards:SD / SDHC
Internal memory:16
Maximum memory card size:2 / 32

Technical Details

Color of product:Silver
Composite video out:1

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Full HD:No / Yes
HD type:Full HD
HD-Ready: No
Maximum frame rate:60
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080 / 512 x 384
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p, 960p
Video compression format:H.264, MP4, MPEG4
Video formats supported:H.264,MP4,MPEG4
Video Resolutions:848 x 480,1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.18 / 1.26
Height:1.65 / 1.73
Weight:3.32 / 4.52
Width:2.36 / 2.6

White Balance

White Balance:Auto