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GoPro Hero

$149.99
$77.01 $73 cheaper than 54 days ago
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A best selling and top-value 1x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, with very good features and multiple awards
1x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 5MP 1" Dec 2012
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Gopro Hero 5 Action Full HD 1080P Waterproof Sports Camera WIFI 16MP 170 Degree (Brand new, unopened)
$77.01
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Gopro Hero 5 Camera Action 4K Hero5 Camcorder New Hd Waterproof Ultra Video Pro (Brand new, unopened)
$418.59
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GoPro HERO Session
$149.00
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GoPro HERO
$199.99
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GoPro HERO Session Holiday Promo Kit
$242.69
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GoPro Camera HERO+ LCD HD Video Recording Camera
$255.00
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GoPro HERO+ (Wi-Fi Enabled)
$268.00
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Walmart
$149.00
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Black Diamond Sports
GoPro Hero Session Camera
$149.95
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GoPro Hero Session
$149.99
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Curacao
Gopro CHDHS/502 Heros Session 4K Ultra HD Action Camcorder - Black
$299.99
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GoPro Hero Session, Black
$149.99
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GoPro Hero+ Lcd, Silver/Black
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$289.99
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GoPro HERO5 Black, Flat Gray
$299.99
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GoPro HERO6 - Black, Action Camera
$399.99
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GoPro HERO Action Camera 32GB Bundle
$170.99
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GoPro HERO CHDHA-301 Action Camera
$187.03
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GoPro HERO Action Camera 64 + 32GB Bundle
$195.99
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GoPro HERO+
$197.72
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GoPro HERO Session
$198.99
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GoPro HERO+ LCD
$295.16
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GoPro HERO+ LCD 32GB Bundle
$313.60
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GoPro HERO+ LCD Camera Bundle
$319.09
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GoPro HERO+ LCD 32GB + 16GB Bundle
$345.99
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GoPro HERO 5 Black Action Camera
$299.99
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GoPro HERO 6 Black Action Camera
$399.99
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GoPro HERO6 Black
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GoPro Hero Compare US Used Prices

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Used - GoPro HERO
$73.75
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Used - GoPro HERO+ (Wi-Fi Enabled)
$80.00
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Refurbished - GoPro HERO
$90.99
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Refurbished - GoPro HERO Session
$107.97
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Used - GoPro Camera HERO+ LCD HD Video Recording Camera
$109.98
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Used - GoPro Hero HD Waterproof Action Camera (Record 1080p Movie, Capture 5MP Photo, Waterproof to 131’)
$114.99
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Used - GoPro HERO Session
$116.83
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Refurbished - GoPro Camera HERO+ LCD HD Video Recording Camera
$129.95
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Refurbished - GoPro HERO+ (Wi-Fi Enabled)
$134.99
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Used - GoPro HERO+ Action Camera (Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Enabled, 1080p Movie, 8MP Photo, Waterproof to 131’)
$149.99
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Used - GoPro HERO Session Holiday Promo Kit
$166.64
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Refurbished - GoPro HERO+ LCD, Wi-Fi Enabled (Certified Refurbished)
$199.00
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Used - GoPro HERO5 Session
$219.00
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Used - GoPro HERO6 Black
$463.00
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Refurbished - GoPro HERO 5 Black 4K Action Video Camera TouchScreen Display CHDHX-501 Hero5 (Refurbished)
$299.99
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GoPro Hero Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the GoPro Hero number 5 across all camcorders.
95
Reviews
879 Reviews + 7 Awards
98
Value for Money
Excellent
84
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 89?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This GoPro camcorder is one of the best selling video cameras currently on the market. View best selling video cameras January 2018.
The Hero has some great features:
Larger than average optical sensor size
Very light
Full HD

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 86% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

GoPro Hero Video Reviews

GoPro Hero In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

A Top Selling Product

Across all camcorders, the Hero is one the best selling products currently available for purchase according to sales data from Amazon.

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $77.01 it is still cheaper than 74% of video cameras.

Price Has Gone Down by $73 (49%)

The price has dropped from $149.99 to $77.01 in the last 54 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the GoPro Hero and the United States price of $77.01 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £89.00 ($89.00).

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Features

Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the GoPro Hero of 5MP is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 56% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor sizes of camcorders range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The GoPro Hero's optical sensor size of 0.4" is larger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 34% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Very Light

The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The GoPro Hero's weight of only 110g is in the lightest 13% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of video cameras is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x. The GoPro Hero's optical zoom of only 1x is very small compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 2% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The GoPro Hero is Full HD. 70% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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