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In terms of flexibilty, the HD Hero is a piece of genius design. It's tiny enough to take all over the world, and cheap enough for you to be more bothered about losing the footage than the camera, if you drop it into the ocean. quote


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Critic reviews

8.2
4 reviews
  • Video recording quality
    8.5
  • Audio recording quality
    6.9
  • Recording capacity
    8.0
  • Battery life
    8.0
  • Durability
    9.1
  • Portability
    10
  • Ease of use
    5.1
  • Design and form factor
    7.0

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8.3
7 reviews
7.0
CNET Oct 18, 2010

The GoPro HD Hero captures crisp HD video and offers users a great deal of flexibility of resolution and mounting options. However, some users may find it to be too complex for its two-button interface and tiny screen.

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9.0
Pocket-Lint Nov 9, 2011

In terms of flexibilty, the HD Hero is a piece of genius design. It's tiny enough to take all over the world, and cheap enough for you to be more bothered about losing the footage than the camera, if you drop it into the ocean.

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9.0
Steve's Digicams Aug 22, 2011

The GoPro HD HERO is where it's at if you're into any kind of "extreme" sport and you want to record high-quality HD video. With the included housing and mounting options, the HERO offers outstanding bang for your buck.

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9.0
About Nov 22, 2011

The GoPro HD Hero is very attractive. It shoots terrific video while not being overly expensive. Sound quality is good, and the rugged case and multiple mounting options mean that it can document all your action-filled adventures while it handles just about anything you can throw at it.

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8.0
Ryken Ryken

I purchased this with a friend while living on Maui, so of course we used it for a range of things like long boarding, biking, scuba diving, trips to the beach, and climbing. It was really portable and easy to set up on the go. Interface is okay, a bit old fashioned looking, but simple. It's...

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8.0
drefson drefson

The camera works as advertised, and the video is quite good. It also does time-lapse. Well, not exactly. It takes a series of stills at a set time interval. You have to upload the series of stills to your computer and create the movie yourself. This is easy, if you know how, and impossible if you...

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8.0
beschrader beschrader

Go pro makes an amazing product. I use it all the time for skiing and track days in my car. I even have the 3d accessories and extra batteries. I would buy Go pro HD over any of its competitors.

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8.0
venngence57 venngence57

Well if you dont wanna carry a camera around but still want to get action shots and well gopros a gopro haha youll know what i mean once you buy one :)

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