85
Global
Score
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Summary

Given that you can shoot HD video from just about any current phone or digital camera, a dedicated camcorder needs to do more than just make movies. The GoPro HD Hero2 does a lot more. You can shoot underwater, on the slopes or in the dirt. If you're looking for a go-anywhere HD camcorder that will come back in one piece, the GoPro is hard to beat (and we mean that literally).

from $269.99+

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Breakdown

Ease of use
7.7
Video recording quality
8.3
Durability
9.6
Portability
8.3
Recording capacity
8.0
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Specs

HD Hero2

Type
Consumer
Form factor
Handheld
Sensor type
CMOS
Media type
Memory card
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Specs

HD Hero2

Type
Consumer
Form factor
Handheld
Sensor type
CMOS
Media type
Memory card
View Full Specs
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