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81 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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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."
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85
 
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83
 
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Specs

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Consumer
Form factor
Handheld
Media type
Memory card
Recording time
18031
Sensor type
CMOS

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81 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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90
CPas
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
80
drefson
The camera works as advertised, and the video is quite good. It also does time-lapse....read more
80
funkonaut
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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