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GoPro Hero Session

alaTest has collected and analyzed 336 reviews of GoPro Hero Session. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the portability and price are on the whole positive. The image quality and size also get good views.

usability, size, image quality, price, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the GoPro Hero Session is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for GoPro Hero Session

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of GoPro Hero Session from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: GoPro HERO Session CameraGoPro HERO Session Camera

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for GoPro Hero Session

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of GoPro Hero Session from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

64% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: GoPro HERO SessionGoPro HERO Session

Sep, 2017

Expert review by: Eugene Kim, Will Greenwald (pcmag.com)

GoPro Hero Session

 

The shrunken-down GoPro Session (previously the Hero4 Session) may not offer any performance gains over its big brothers, but it's still quite good and more fun to use than other action cams.

Compact, low-profile design. Simple-to-use, always-on operation. Great video quality. Improved audio. Waterproof without bulky housing.

Expensive. Same-price Hero4 Silver performs better. No live-recording preview.

Conclusions We first wrote that GoPro breathed new life into its action camera lineup with the Hero4 Session last year as a smaller, simpler take on its classic formula. This time around, GoPro breathes new life into the Hero4 Session by renaming it...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: Mjng (very.co.uk)

Light but not exactly the easiest to use

 

We bought this two weeks ago for our holiday in Jamaica. The photos seem darker than actual although they were clear. It seems easy to use when reading the instructions but during actual usage, it doesn't respond easily to the buttons and may take a...

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: SomersetBunny (johnlewis.com)

Not great

 

Had my Hero Session for 9mths now, and use it as a helmet camera. On several occassions mid journey the memory card had become full and stopped recording (even when I had cleared it), the battery life is not fantastic. You can not loop video, I have to...

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: Emily (very.co.uk)

Cube of fustration

 

brought this a month ago, I purchased to record footage underwater of diving on my holidays in the Maldives , I purchased a memory card or the correct class and a good brand as per it stating on there webpage, the camera decided to record as and when...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: DEBA (very.co.uk)

Amazing!

 

Bought this in February to take it with me on a ski holiday. Great purchase! Great videos! Highly recommended!

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: (very.co.uk)

Great features

 

Great , brought as a birthday gift for a 21st you will need accessories.. straps etc...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Titch (very.co.uk)

Great Camera

 

So far so good, I got this for my upcoming adventures for picture and videos, I have tested it as a dash cam and as a general camera including submerging it under water, and I am extremely happy with it.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Paul (very.co.uk)

Go pro session :-)

 

This is amazing, used it with my paddle board and it's captured great footage. Good value for money

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Roy26 (very.co.uk)

Works better than I expected

 

Great camera. I use it on my motorcycle helmet. Picture is great. Sound is a bit noisy at speed but that's to be expected

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: snolanuk (johnlewis.com)

Perfect size for sportsbikeshop and lid

 

I love how you can preview what you will record.. it means you can set everything up and then go out and record no problem .. battery lasts all day I used it to ride upto Scotland and the GoPro got everything. setting it up can be a little tricky but...

Jun, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:1000 / 1030
Battery capacity (Watt hours):3.23
Battery life (max):2
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:3.8

Display

Built-in Display:N
Flip-out screen:N

Features

Bluetooth:Y
Charging connector:Y
Colour of product:Black

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): No

Image sensor

Total MegaPixels:8

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity:400, 1600

Networking

Wi-Fi: Yes

Operational conditions

Protection features:Water Resistant
Waterproof: Yes
Waterproof up to:10

Packaging Content

Basic mount: Yes
Cables included:MICRO-USB
Flat surface mount: Yes
Mounting kit:Y
Package Type:Box

Ports & interfaces

Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:MICRO-USB

Still image

Continuous shooting mode: Yes
Maximum image resolution:3264 x 2448
Photo mode:Y / Yes
Still image resolution(s):2720 x 2040 / 3264 x 2448\n2720 x 2040

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Maximum memory card size:128 / 64
Storage Media:Memory Card

Technical Details

Audio recording formats:AAC
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Charging connector:Y / Yes
Colour of product:Black

Video

Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:120
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1440
Supported video modes:720p, 960p, 1080p, 1440p
Video formats supported:H.264, MP4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1920 x 1080,1920 x 1440 / 848 x 480,1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080,1920 x 1440

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:36.4
Height :38
Weight:74
Width:38

White balance

White Balance:Auto / auto, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent