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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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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).

Engadget Review

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

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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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Critic Reviews 10

68
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 6
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Type
Consumer
Form factor
Sports mount
Media type
Memory card
Recording time
12031
Type
Form factor
Media type
Recording time
Consumer
Sports mount
Memory card
12031

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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.

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).

Scores

Engadget

85
 

User Reviews

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AzDrifter0000
This is one of the most over rated and over priced cameras I have ever seen....read more
90
brainware
Great product from GoPro! I love it! But still, need improvement on battery...read more
90
Tinbow
I'm very satisfied with this black version. Hope battery life will be better...read more
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