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GoPro Hero

£69.99
i4u.com Editor's Choice Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice Techradar Best in Class Pocket Lint Hot Product
A multi award winning 5MP 1 video camera with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites
5MP 1/2.5" Yes 110g Dec 2012
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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GoPro Hero Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the GoPro Hero number 112 across all camcorders.
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815 Reviews + 7 Awards
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Average
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Missing Some Features
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4 Years Old
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Why Has it Scored 51?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. This camcorder has received seven awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from I4u.com plus one other site and more industry awards from Pocket Lint plus two other sites. Canon video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However this GoPro camcorder has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced, product quality and it is easy to use.
The Hero is missing some features:
Only 1" optical sensor size

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Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

Experts in video cameras really like this camcorder and have given it seven awards.

The experts at websites I4u.com and Digitaltrends.com both concluded that this video camera was outstanding and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The experts at three additional expert review sites all said that this camcorder was very good. Pocket Lint gave this video camera a "Hot Product" award, it received a "Fetish" award from Wired.com and it received an "Awesome Hardware" award from Techwarelabs.com.

Two other expert review sites both decided that this video camera was very good. Techradar gave this GoPro video camera a "Best in Class" award and it received a "Best in Test" award from Lydogbilde.no.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 21 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, T3.com and Pocket Lint the average expert rating of this video camera is 78%.

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User Reviews Are Good

This video camera has an average user rating of 87 out of 100 based on 794 user reviews. Over 85% of reviewers gave this video camera either 4 or 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

59 customers who purchased the GoPro Hero said that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

72 owners said in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

58 owners who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use, 11 customers considered that it was easy to setup and four owners who purchased this camcorder agreed that it was easy to use the menus.

GoPro Has Excellent Reviews for Its Camcorders

Based on 2,272 expert and owner reviews (including 498 verified purchases), GoPro has excellent reviews for its camcorders. 94% of those that bought a GoPro camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Six people wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight and four owners thought it was compact.

Users Report Superior Technical Features

12 people who bought this camcorder agreed that it had good features.

Customers Report Excellent Design

11 people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking, three owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was neat and three people said in their reviews that it was well designed.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Guidance

Two owners said that it had good technical guidance.

Customers Report a Good Quality Lens

Four owners who purchased this camcorder thought it had a good lens and three people who bought it thought it had a good image stabiliser.

Customers Report That it is Robust

17 people wrote in their reviews that it was good at resisting water ingress, 13 people considered that the product was strong and durable and 10 customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. two owners thought this camcorder was reliable.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Six people wrote in their reviews that the product had a good screen.

Customers Report Excellent Battery Life

Nine customers who reviewed it thought it had a good battery life.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £69.99 it is cheaper than 88% of video cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the GoPro Hero and the United Kingdom price of £69.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $170.99 (£222.56).

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Features

Average Total Megapixels

The GoPro Hero's total megapixels of 5MP is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 42% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.5|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras.

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Very Light

The lightest video camera is 50g weight, the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. The weight of the GoPro Hero of only 110g is quite light compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lightest 17% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GoPro Hero is Full HD. 73% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

GoPro released the Hero in December 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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