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GoPro HERO Session Camcorder

$282.04
$149.95 $132.09 cheaper than 42 days ago
8MP 1/4 74g Apr 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Good expert reviews
Battery nonremovable
Pas de stabilisation intgre
114 Reviews
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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This medium total megapixels video camera has an average expert rating of 80% based on two expert reviews from sites including dailystar.co.uk and Chip.de.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, people who bought this camcorder rated it as 86 out of 100. Over 82% of reviewers gave this camcorder either 4 or 5 stars and 92% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This GoPro camcorder in the top 15% of all the camcorders of this age and type when ranked by user rating.

GoPro Camcorders Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 2,577 expert and user reviews (including 216 verified purchases) for GoPro video cameras and found that on average GoPro has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that GoPro has excellent ratings specifically within its medium total megapixels camcorders range. 95% of those that bought a GoPro camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other Features

Features Photo Mode

The GoPro HERO Session features photo mode. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that were released more than a year ago also feature photo mode.

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Features USB Connectivity

The HERO Session features USB connectivity, as do most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to this camcorder.

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Has a Wireless Connection

The GoPro HERO Session has a wireless connection, as do most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Waterproof

The GoPro HERO Session is waterproof. Most of the other video cameras of this age and type also are waterproof.

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Battery

Average Battery Life (max)

The HERO Session has a pretty typical battery life (max) (2 hours) compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that came out more than a year ago.

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Smart TV

Poor Connectivity

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it did not have gps.


Pas De Stabilisation Intgre

Five people who bought the GoPro HERO Session concluded that it did not have a good image stabiliser. Dailystar.co.uk wrote “No integrated image stabilization” however despite that they still rated this camcorder 4 stars out of 5. Dailystar.co.uk also wrote “Toujours trs peu de fixations fournies malgr un prix lev Stabilisation moindre” in their review. Dailystar.co.uk also said “Pas de stabilisation intgre” in their review.

Two customers who reviewed it concluded that it did not have a good lens. Dailystar.co.uk wrote in their review of this camcorder “Lens not hydrophobic” . One person who bought the product reckoned that it did not have a good zoom. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Limited Zoom”.

One owner who reviewed the product wrote that it did not have a good autofocus.

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Power

Battery Nonremovable

Sixteen owners who bought it wrote that it did not have a good battery life. Two years ago Dailystar.co.uk said “Battery life 2 hours max” in their review of this camcorder although they scored the product 4 stars out of 5. Dailystar.co.uk also mentioned “Battery nonremovable” in their review. Dailystar.co.uk also said “No interchangeable battery” in their review.

One person concluded that it was not quick to charge. Grahamh mentioned in their review of this camcorder on Amazon “Shame they have changed the USB connector - not a Micro USB on the side Came to charge it can't connect as before with GoPro Hero 4”.

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Design

Kult Design

Three owners said in their reviews that the GoPro HERO Session was well designed. Dailystar.co.uk wrote “Impermeabile senza necessit del guscio, design semplice e compatto, buona qualit foto e video” and rated it 80 out of 100. Dailystar.co.uk also said “Kult design” in their review.

Two owners who bought the product thought it was good looking. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this camcorder on Amazon “App control is pretty good on the iphone”. One owner wrote in their reviews that this camcorder was neat. Sandy Forster wrote in his review of this camcorder “We make neat little clips so we can send them to grandparents”.

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Ease of Use

Seventeen customers agreed that this camcorder was easy to use. Dailystar.co.uk said two years ago “Ease of use” in their review of this camcorder and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. In April last year Phil G. mentioned in his review of this camcorder “So easy to use and brilliant video quality”. Pmac999 mentioned in their review of this camcorder on Amazon last year “The best way to control it is to use the smartphone app which works very well”.

Two owners who purchased the product agreed that it was easy to use the menus. T. Hammond wrote “After a few minutes of playing with the settings it gets exceptionally hot” nonetheless they only rated it 60 out of 100. Cm gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “Yeah, this thing has time lapse settings too, so cool for recording sunsets/sunrise, though the only bad thing is that it cannot work whilst charging”.

One customer wrote that this camcorder had a good interface. Dailystar.co.uk mentioned “Easy user interface”.

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Solid Video Quality

Thirty-one people mentioned that it was good quality. Dailystar.co.uk wrote in their review of this camcorder “Good video and photo quality” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Dailystar.co.uk also wrote “Solid video quality” in their review. Bhphotovideo.com gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this camcorder “Great Picture Quality”.

Waterproof Without Bulky Housing

Ten customers who reviewed the GoPro HERO Session concluded that it was well made. Makeuseof.com said in their review of this camcorder “The company has built a name for themselves by producing hard-wearing, high qua” . Sandy Forster said on Amazon “A GoPro app to automatically edit and build fun little video montages which I then share with family or save to iCloud”. Two years ago Jimworm said in their review of this camcorder “The built in battery is nice.” and rated it 4 stars out of 5.

Seven customers concluded that it was good at resisting water ingress. Two years ago Dailystar.co.uk mentioned “Waterproof to 10 metres without housing”. Dailystar.co.uk also mentioned “Waterproof without bulky housing” in their review. Dailystar.co.uk also wrote “Waterproof without requiring a case” in their review.

Seven people considered that the product was strong and durable. Dailystar.co.uk said “Rugged without housing”. Dailystar.co.uk also mentioned “Tiny, sturdy and waterproof” in their review. Dailystar.co.uk also mentioned “Sturdy, reliable body” in their review.

Two customers wrote that this camcorder was reliable. Alex Knight mentioned on Amazon in April last year “Coming from GoPro you know it'll be super reliable”.

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Still Image

Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The GoPro HERO Session has a continuous shooting mode, as do most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to this video camera.

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Other

Popular Choice

The HERO Session is one the fastest selling camcorder currently available according to Amazon sales data.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when this medium total megapixels video camera was released.


Networking

Supports Bluetooth

The HERO Session supports bluetooth. Most of the other video cameras that have been around for a similar time to this video camera also support bluetooth.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The HERO Session is Full HD. Most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to this camcorder also are Full HD.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The HERO Session has an image stabilizer. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as this camcorder also have an image stabilizer.

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Weight & Dimensions

Lightweight Body

Seven owners said in their reviews that this camcorder was lightweight. Dailystar.co.uk rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Small and lightweight, unobtrusive”. Dailystar.co.uk also mentioned “Lightweight body” in their review. Last year Supergeek wrote on Bestbuy.com “Great lightweight computer that is awesome”.

Seven people concluded that this camcorder was compact. Dailystar.co.uk gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this camcorder “Compact, low-profile design”. Jimworm mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “It is compact, relatively light weight”. Cm wrote in their review of this camcorder “A pretty good, compact cool looking action camera you can take around”.

Two customers who reviewed this camcorder said that it was heavy and bulky. Adam Palethorpe wrote “It sits perfectly on there without being too visibly or heavy” . One owner wrote in their reviews that the product was a good body shape.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 74 grams, the GoPro HERO Session has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this camcorder.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Three customers who bought the product reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Last year Pmac999 wrote in their GoPro HERO Session review on Amazon “The setup instructions are, to say the least, minimal and even with the full online manual it is very tricky” but in spite of that they gave the product a rating of 3 stars out of 5. Rainier mentioned “As a firearms instructor, I can use the slow motion mode to help shooters better understand the safety”. Amazon Customer said “Read instructions well as is it takes a while to get used to its functions”.

One customer said in their reviews that it had good customer support. M wrote “Which now shows as discontinued and replaced by this item Other than that the item is great and Amazon Customer Support helped solved my issues with the order” in their review of this camcorder.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One person who purchased it thought it had good features. Rainier rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote two years ago “All the features it is exactly what I need for all the activities we enjoy”.


Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

The HERO Session has a maximum optical sensor size of 1". That's 25% more optical sensor size than a 4/3" video camera, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00009203176903, 00009608235271, 00818279017205, 00818279017212, 00818279017229, 00818279017236, 00818279018165, 00818279019476, 00818279019490, 03603678908950

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