Several people said in their reviews that the product was good at resisting water ingress. M. Wood mentioned “The sound quality could be better especially with the waterproof back on.I bought this camera for a skiing holiday”. Martin Halliday wrote on Amazon “The waterproof case was great for the rain forest”. Pat said on Amazon last year “Amazing underwater” in his GoPro Hero review.
A few GoPro Hero owners said in their reviews that it was well made. Karl Smith scored it 5 stars and he said in November this year “Good product, well made” in his GoPro Hero review. Patricia L. mentioned in his review of this camcorder “The others in this year's line up are built for you” and rated it as excellent. Plumber wrote in their GoPro Hero review last year “This is a very well put together bit of kit”.
Two people who purchased the GoPro Hero wrote that it was strong and durable. Slated mentioned “Great value and rugged to the extreme.I used this on a 5 week tour of NZ” in their review. Wired.com wrote “A small wearable camera with a rugged waterproof housing designed to be used in extr” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.
One GoPro Hero reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Last year David Lee said in his review of the GoPro Hero “My only complaints are that the clip on the bottom of the camera has already broken with minimal effort;”.
One GoPro Hero owner who bought the product reckoned that it was reliable. Filmview said “Reliable, waterproof, 1 1/2 hr battery” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.