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A best selling and multi award winning 1x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites and 4 further awards from other expert sites
1x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 5MP 1" Dec 2012
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GoPro HERO Camcorder - Black (Brand new, unopened)
£149.00
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£149.95
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£160.00
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GoPro HERO5 Session Camera - Black
£186.38
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GoPro Hero+
£194.61
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£205.52
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GoPro Hero+
£214.98
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GoPro HERO Session Camera
£273.00
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£235.00
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£249.99
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£379.99
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£397.00
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Refurbished - GoPro Hero+
£130.00
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£138.00
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£185.00
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£189.00
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Used - GoPro Hero 5 - Black (Used)
£260.00
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Used - gopro hero 5 bundle with 64gb memory (Used)
£350.00
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Purchase price £397.00. APR 19.9%.
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Purchase price £397.00. APR 19.9%.
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Purchase price £399.00. APR 29.9%.
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Purchase price £399.00. APR 29.9%.
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£608.99
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Purchase price £399.00. APR 29.9%.
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GoPro Hero Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the GoPro Hero number 1 in best selling camcorders and number 138 across all camcorders.
93
Reviews
879 Reviews + 7 Awards
51
Value for Money
Average
76
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this video camera to others. This camcorder has received seven awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Digitaltrends.com plus two other sites and a "Gold" from Mod-Your-Case.de. Looking across the entire GoPro video camera range, the average reviews for all GoPro camcorders are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However this GoPro camcorder has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
The Hero is one of the best selling video cameras currently on the market. View best selling video cameras January 2018.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, product quality and it is robust. However they also report inferior battery life.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average optical sensor size
Very light
Smaller than average optical zoom

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £50 at Cameraworld 56 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

GoPro Hero Video Reviews

GoPro Hero In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Seven Industry Awards

This GoPro video camera is one of the most highly awarded of all the camcorders.

This video camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites Digitaltrends.com, CNET.com and CNET.com.au all of whom said that this camcorder was phenomenally good.

The authors at two more expert review sites both endorsed this GoPro camcorder. Review site Mod-Your-Case.de gave this GoPro video camera a "Gold" award and said it was superb and it received a "Highly Recommended" award from website PhotographyBlog.com.

Two additional expert review sites both decided that this video camera was very good. This camcorder received a "Fetish" award from Wired.com and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Pocket Lint.

Good Expert Reviews

30 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews have rated this video camera on average 81 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

Hero owners on average rated this video camera 88%. Over 88% of reviewers gave this video camera either 4 or 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Popular Choice

According to sales data from Amazon, the Hero is a popular choice amongst people who purchased camcorders in the last 3 months.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

83 customers who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

90 customers who purchased the product considered that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Robust

21 customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good at resisting water ingress, 19 owners agreed that it was strong and durable and 14 people wrote in their reviews that it was well made. two customers wrote in their reviews that this camcorder was reliable.

Users Report Poor Battery Life

16 owners thought it did not have a good battery life, however 11 customers mentioned that the GoPro Hero had a great battery life. and 11 people said in their reviews that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

10 customers reckoned that the GoPro Hero was compact and five customers thought it was lightweight.

Customers Report Excellent Design

11 customers mentioned in their reviews that this camcorder was good looking, three owners considered that it was smooth and three people who bought it concluded that it was neat. three owners who bought this camcorder concluded that it was well designed.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

91 customers who purchased the GoPro Hero agreed that it was easy to use, seven owners reckoned that this camcorder was easy to setup and three owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. however 11 people thought the product was difficult to use., eight owners who reviewed this camcorder wrote that it was not easy to use and three owners who bought it concluded that it was not easy to use the menus.

GoPro Video Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 2,893 expert and owner reviews (including 696 verified purchases) for GoPro camcorders and found that on average GoPro has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a GoPro video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Guidance

Three customers reckoned that the product had good technical guidance.

Customers Report a Good Quality Lens

Four customers who reviewed this camcorder considered that it had a good image stabiliser and two owners considered that this camcorder had a good lens.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Seven owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had good features.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Seven customers who bought the product wrote that it had a good screen.

Value for Money

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the GoPro Hero and the United Kingdom price of £89.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $77.01 (£107.40).

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

GoPro released the Hero in December 2012.

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Features

Average Total Megapixels

The GoPro Hero's total megapixels of 5MP is fairly average compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 57% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

Across all the video cameras the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38". The optical sensor size of the GoPro Hero of 0.4" is in the largest 34% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Light

The weights of video cameras range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 580g. The GoPro Hero's weight of only 110g is lighter than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lightest 13% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The GoPro Hero's optical zoom of only 1x is very small compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average optical zoom of all camcorders is 19x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 70x.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GoPro Hero is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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94.39
User reviews are slightly better
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A lot lighter
£7 More Expensive
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77.74
£11 Cheaper
Better expert reviews
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eBay 77.74
£13 Cheaper
Considerably better user reviews
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eBay 75.99
£16 Cheaper
60g lighter
Hugely bigger total megapixels
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