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GoPro Hero8 Black

GoPro Hero8 Black

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GoPro Hero 8 review: Smooth just got smoother

GoPro Hero 8 review: Smooth just got smoother

Posted   10.01.19
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90 Engadget Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
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The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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GoPro made something of a comeback with the Hero 7 Black, and the Hero 8 builds on that success. While the core camera remains the same, the whole user experience feels much more refined. Some users will be bummed their filters are no longer compatible, and we’d always appreciate better battery life. Most importantly, the Hero 8 increases the odds of your footage being worth sharing, and that’s what it’s all about.

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Pros
  • Practical new design
  • Improved stability
  • Easy to use while maintaining pro features
Cons
  • New design renders some accessories obsolete
  • No onboard HDMI port
  • Battery life remains “acceptable”
  • Front-facing display only available with aftermarket accessory

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Consumer
Form factor
Sports mount
Media type
Memory card
Image stabilization
Digital
Type
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Media type
Image stabilization
Consumer
Sports mount
Memory card
Digital

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90 Engadget Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
90

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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