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GoPro Hero Session

alaTest has collected and analyzed 362 reviews of GoPro Hero Session. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and image quality. The price and size are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

usability, size, price, image quality, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the GoPro Hero Session is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for GoPro Hero Session

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of GoPro Hero Session from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for GoPro Hero Session

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of GoPro Hero Session from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

64% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: GoPro HERO SessionGoPro HERO Session

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Eugene Kim, Will Greenwald (pcmag.com)

GoPro Hero Session

 

The shrunken-down GoPro Session (previously the Hero4 Session) may not offer any performance gains over its big brothers, but it's still quite good and more fun to use than other action cams.

Compact, low-profile design. Simple-to-use, always-on operation. Great video quality. Improved audio. Waterproof without bulky housing.

Expensive. Same-price Hero4 Silver performs better. No live-recording preview.

Conclusions We first wrote that GoPro breathed new life into its action camera lineup with the Hero4 Session last year as a smaller, simpler take on its classic formula. This time around, GoPro breathes new life into the Hero4 Session by renaming it...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (warehouseexpress.com)

Great Gadget - POOR BATTERY LIFE

 

This is my first helmet cam. I purchased it for our annual 10 day skiing/tobogganing trip to Austria. It's really compact and the movie quality is outstanding but if you crop or zoom in to much on the stills you can see that they have a strange...

Durable ; Great Features ; Great Picture Quality ; Lightweight ; Simple Controls

Poor Battery Life

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great Camera - Bad in low light

 

We bought the Go Pro to video some our holiday to Mexico, and it did great. When this camera is in good light it takes amazing quality footage, in low light it's poor, very very poor. if you want to use from dusk onwards, or in slightly darker...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great little Camera

 

Bought this for my 12 year son, really easy for him to set up, i helped with the sd card otherwise he found it all straight forward and was off videoing in no time at all. Nice size camera, seems fairly robust. He also set up the app. on his phone so...

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Gopro hero 4 session

 

Really good gopro for size, perfect as a helmet cam for motorbike riding.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Action cam

 

I bought two of these for my twin sons, as they are action mad and they love them, a great compact camera, ideal for sports and action footage

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Good

 

Good product brought as a present a little bit pricey let's hope it's worth the price I paid. Came quickly

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

good for capturing work comutes and on froup club rides

 

use this as it makes my cycle insurance cheaper in case of crash and also on group rides video quality is good and fantastically small

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Little pocket rocket!

 

Didn't really know what to expect with this but so pleased we purchased. Great app that downloads along side that allows u to do a multitude of creative things with your recordings. It's so easy to use, even our 6 year old can navigate it!!!!!! Will...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great camera

 

Son very happy with it , I wouldn't know how it works, but my son soon got into uploading his skateboard videos to his laptop

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:1000 / 3.23
Battery capacity (Watt hours):3.23
Battery life (max):2
Battery performance:1000
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:3.8

Display

Built-in display: No

Features

Bluetooth: Yes
Charging connector:Y
Color of product:Black

Image Sensor

Total megapixels:8

Light Exposure

ISO sensitivity:400, 1600

Packaging Content

Cables included:Micro-USB

Still Image

Continuous shooting mode: Yes
Maximum image resolution:3264 x 2448
Photo mode: Yes
Still image resolution(s):2720 x 2040

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Maximum memory card size:128
Storage media:Memory Card

Technical Details

Bluetooth: Yes
Color of product:Black

Video

Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:120
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1440
Supported video modes:720p, 960p, 1080p, 1440p
Video compression format:H.264, MP4
Video formats supported:H.264,MP4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1920 x 1080,1920 x 1440 / 848 x 480,1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080,1920 x 1440

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.43
Height:1.5
Weight:2.61
Width:1.5

White Balance

White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent