High resolution of 1440 pixels per inch delivers sharp, professional video. Frame rates up to 100 frames per second creates smooth slow-motion playback. Sleek and compact, HERO Session captures...
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Owner Reviews Are Excellent
The average owner rating of this GoPro camcorder is 90% based on 310 owner reviews. This video camera in the top 17% of all the recently released video cameras when ranked by user rating.
We checked 2,741 owner and expert reviews for GoPro video cameras and found that on average GoPro has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that GoPro has excellent ratings specifically for its video cameras.
According to Amazon sales data, the HERO Session is one the most popular camcorder currently available.
Seven customers considered that it was good value for money. Adam Palethorpe mentioned in November this year “This camera is fantastic at its current price” . Alex Knight wrote on Amazon “Great product, great price” in his review of this camcorder. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Good price, fast delivery” in their GoPro HERO Session review.
Several people concluded that this camcorder was a bargain for the price. Ghost mentioned this month “Cheap and cheerful GoPro” in their review and rated this camcorder as excellent. Paul mentioned in the same month “I bought a cheap version and it was a disappointment”.
Some GoPro HERO Session reviewers wrote that it was cheap. Lightswitch scored it very highly and wrote in their GoPro HERO Session review in November this year “The best budget cam”. Mr. Paul D scored it very highly and he wrote in his GoPro HERO Session review on Amazon this year “In conjunction with an inexpensive windscreen mount, this makes a high quality”.
Several GoPro HERO Session reviewers reckoned that the product was well made. A few weeks ago James gave the GoPro HERO Session a rating of 4 stars and he said on Amazon “Very well made, good quality footage Great for extreme sports” in his review of the GoPro HERO Session. Mr K Marchese said on Amazon in the same month “Nice build and great picture” in his review of this camcorder. Sandy Forster rated it 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the GoPro HERO Session on Amazon in the same month “A GoPro app to automatically edit and build fun little video montages which I then share with family or save to iCloud”.
A number of GoPro HERO Session owners who reviewed it considered that it was reliable. This month Alex Knight wrote “Coming from GoPro you know it'll be super reliable”. Gsf gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this camcorder “I've wasted money on it as its not fast enough to cope with recording reliably”.
A few people who bought the product said that it was good at resisting water ingress. This month Cm wrote “I think the thing I like the most about this, is that it's actually waterproof - very useful for beach holidays! Now, battery”. Miq gave this camcorder a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon this year “Quality of videos is good, sound is quite good, even under water” in their review of this camcorder.
A few GoPro HERO Session owners said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Katerina Spanova said in their review of this camcorder on Amazon a few weeks ago “I love that it's fully waterproof out of the box and feels very sturdy in general”. Mr. Paul D mentioned in his review on Amazon this month “It's certainly rugged and built to last”.
One customer concluded that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Katherine Torode said “Be very careful with the front glass my has just broken from dropping my helmet on the floor, this has never happened with my older gopros”.
Easy to Use
Ten customers who bought the product thought it was easy to use. Adam Palethorpe said in his review of the GoPro HERO Session a few weeks ago “The LCD info screen being on top of the device is really really handy and it lights up too - easy to use” and rated the product 4 stars. Adam Palethorpe also said “2) It's both easy to use and awkward”. Adam Palethorpe also wrote “So it's easy to use if you just want to push the button”.
One person said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Cm wrote this year “Yeah, this thing has time lapse settings too, so cool for recording sunsets/sunrise, though the only bad thing is that it cannot work whilst charging”.
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Good Product Quality
Some customers wrote in their reviews that the GoPro HERO Session was good quality. Ajh said on Amazon this year “The one I received records good quality video”. Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and wrote “Good quality and fits to motorcycle helmet well” in their review. A few weeks ago David K wrote on Amazon “However, if you actually download it to your device and view it normally the quality is amazing” in his review and scored it 5 stars.
Some GoPro HERO Session owners who bought the GoPro HERO Session considered that it was compact. Amanda Males said a few weeks ago “Is very user friendly and compact” in her review. In November Jack Cavanagh wrote in his review of the GoPro HERO Session on Amazon “Great camera, small & compact”. Nathan wrote this year “Wanted to shoot some of my own footage, what better way than the power of first person? The camera is compact which is very convenient for transport” and rated it 5 stars.
A number of customers who bought the GoPro HERO Session concluded that it was lightweight. Mohammed Ahmed wrote on Amazon in November this year “Awesome little GoPro! Super lightweight and very easy to use! Comes with various mounts” in his review of this camcorder and rated the product 5 stars. N M said in their review of this camcorder on Amazon in the same month “Quality in a tiny lightweight box”.
Some GoPro HERO Session owners said in their reviews that it was good looking. This month Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “App control is pretty good on the iphone”. Cm mentioned “A pretty good, compact cool looking action camera you can take around” in their GoPro HERO Session review.
One GoPro HERO Session owner said that the GoPro HERO Session was neat. Sandy Forster wrote on Amazon “We make neat little clips so we can send them to grandparents” in his review of this camcorder.