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  • Review: GoPro Motorsports HD Hero

    The good: The GoPro HD Hero Motorsports captures video in a variety of resolutions and frame rates up to and including 1080i full HD, as well as still photos. The Hero has a large selection of mounting options and replacement parts. The polycarbonate shell is submersible, shockproof, and--if it takes too bad of a beating--replaceable.

    The bad: The lack of a viewfinder makes precise aiming difficult. The tiny LCD display and a cryptic menu is difficult to navigate without first consulting the manual. Low-light performance still leaves much to be desired.

    The bottom line: The GoPro HD Hero captures crisp HD video and offers users a great deal of flexibility of resolution and mounting options. However, some users may find it to be too complex for its two-button interface and tiny screen.

    Design: 7.0
    Features: 6.0
    Performance: 8.0
    Image quality: 7.0

    6 years ago