GoPro Hero5 Black

GoPro  Hero5 Black
86

Engadget Review

The Hero5 Black adds some much-needed features that make it feel like the most mature action camera we've seen yet. That said, some of the additions, like GPS, don't bring too much to the table just yet. Overall, though, it's an improved experience compared to the Hero4, and one that should get better with time.

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GoPro's Hero5 Black and Session bring overdue improvements
Some much-needed features finally make an appearance.
James Trew
James TrewOctober 07, 2016

Pros

  • Includes a touchscreen
  • Responds to voice commands
  • Waterproof even without a case
  • Advanced photo modes

Cons

  • Touchscreen is occasionally unresponsive
  • New features will drain the battery fast
  • No support for third-party batteries
  • Incompatible with some legacy accessories
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Key Specs

TYPE
Consumer
FORM FACTOR
Sports mount
MEDIA TYPE
Memory card

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