Updated 31 Mar 2015

GoPro

Hero

Snapshot: The GoPro Hero weighs 111g when in the case, and has time-lapse but no image stabilisation. How well does it perform?

Hero
Consumer score
SCORE
Average price

$240

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Key data

Model

Average price
$240

Specifications

Weight (g)
111
Weight in housing (g)
111
Dimensions (cm)
7 x 7 x 4
Dimensions in housing (cm)
7 x 7 x 4
Minimum/maximum operating temperature
Not stated
Water immersion depth (without/with case, m)
Not stated
Ingress protection (IP) rating
Not stated
Submersible case
Included
Highest picture resolution
2592 x 1944
Main video codec
H.264
Minutes/GB (highest quality)
9
Optical zoom range
1
Digital zoom range

1

Sensor size
Not stated

Features

Image stabiliser

No

Monitor
×
Touchscreen

No

Remote control
×
USB port
HDMI output
×
Microphone input
×
Photo capture
Time-lapse
Slow-motion recording
×
Autofocus
×
White balance adjustable
×
Dedicated video capture button
×
Windfilter cut off
×
Mono audio microphone
Stereo audio microphone
×
GPS
×
Wireless link (WiFi etc)
×
Buttons accessible when in case

Yes

Full display readable in case

Yes

Attachments

Headband or goggle
×
Helmet
Multidirectional mount
×
Surface-mount (non-adhesive)
×
Bike-mount (non-adhesive)

Not tested

×