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85
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
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 Review

Although it's more revision than revolution, the Hero3+ maintains GoPro's position at the top of the action cam market.

Pros
  • Even better HD video footage
  • More compact
  • Expanded recording options
Cons
  • This form factor isn't for everyone
  • Certain accessories can be expensive
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Scores

Engadget

85
 

User Reviews

100
thomasf94
Love it.
80
daflyguy
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
30
AdamsCua
I used my go pro with the waterproof casing for snorkeling for the first time...read more
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81
Average Critic Score

Portability

88
 

Video recording quality

84
 

Recording capacity

100
 

Durability

80
 

Design and form factor

80
 

Battery life

75
 

Ease of use

67
 

Audio recording quality

72
 

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