Good quality build.
Fine image quality.
Shoots fantastic HD video at breakneck speed.
Ships with enough mounts.
Small and lightweight.
Auto-everything can produce funky exposure.
Clunky menu system.
No viewfinder or display for setting up or verifying shots.
No shooting indicator light.
Fish-eye effect on photos.
By GadgetMac on October 31, 2011
Some of you may know GoPro as the leader of action sports mountable cameras, and rightfully so. GoPro has pioneered the sports camera for consumers over the years. GoPro cameras aren't just used by us amateurs, but most of all by professional...70
By Steves Digicams on August 22, 2011
While the GoPro HD HERO may not be a brand new video camera, we here at Steve's finally got our hands on one. By far, the GoPro HERO is the most popular HD video camera used by athletes, racers, and other adventurous folks. This extremely compact...-
By Expert Reviews on July 17, 2011
Stunning image quality, albeit with average audio, makes this the best action camera we've seen...100
By CNET UK on April 20, 2011
The GoPro HD Helmet Hero is a 1080p camcorder that attaches to your helmet, and can also attach to your car, surfboard, bike and so on. Its excellent image quality means it's the device to buy if you want to document your extreme-sports...90
By Macworld on November 09, 2010
The HD Hero is for people willing to invest a little extra time to get shots that would otherwise be prohibitively expensive, or risky, to film. It’s for sports enthusiasts whose hobby includes not just the activity itself, but sitting afterward...80
By RegHardware on September 16, 2010
In the UK, the $270 price of GoPro Surf HD Hero doesn't translate too well, being nearer to £285, so you need to be sure you're going to really use this camera, likewise with the£300 Helmet . For surfers, skiers, wake and snowboarders,...80
By Ken Stone on September 06, 2010
by Steve Douglas I probably wouldn't have believed it if I had not seen it for myself. I know there are many pint sized cams on the market but this one really surprised me. I was on a shoot in N.Carolina a few weeks ago filming the sand tiger...-
By Wired on May 06, 2010
The problem with doing something epic stupid is that often it's hard to document without destroying your camera.For all you Jackass acolytes there's the GoPro HD Hero, a small wearable camera with a rugged waterproof housing designed to be used...80
By 5FWD on March 10, 2010
Ideal for fans of extreme sports of any ilk – and shoots HD in the most challenging of conditions with ease.GoPro HD Helmet Hero is tagged with actio camera and camcorder. Select a tag (actio camera, for example) to find everything on FiveFWD...100
By Engadget on November 16, 2009
The GoPro HD Hero is an absolutely massive step forward from the old model in terms of visual and audio fidelity. There's simply no comparing the footage you'll get from one of these to the footage from the originals and, since the design has...-