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GoPro Hero5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 904 reviews of GoPro Hero5. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and durability. The image quality and size are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the memory, and many are less positive about the zoom and battery.

usability, size, image quality, durability, portability

price, battery, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the GoPro Hero5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 99/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (

GoPro Hero5: Everything we know so far


On GoPro's Q4 2015 earnings conference call on February 3, CEO Nick Woodman dropped a couple of nuggets as to the direction the company would be taking its action cams activity-capture devices for 2016, not the least of which was the eventual release...

Feb, 2016

Expert review by : Staff Writer (

GoPro Hero 5 review: Hey it’s for business too


GoPro has, for many years, dominated the action camera scene. From the outset, the company recognised the need to combine top image quality with a compact, go-anywhere design – and the result has been huge sales globally, and it hasn't been just...

It’s inevitable: with more features, better ease of use, and waterproofing, plus improved audio capture, the GoPro Hero 5 Black is the new king of action cameras.

Nov, 2016

Consumer review (

4K Video excellent


Good : - 4K Video Quality is very good - Desain is compact and light weight - Water proof - Easy to used Bad : - quality photo is not to good, a lot photo i take is blur - accessories very expensive - Baterai life very short you neead another spare...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (

Terrible instructions, no idea how to charge the battery


I purchased this camera two hours ago and I am trying to set it up. The instructions are useless. There is no information about how to charge the battery, how to open the camera, the descriptions of the buttions, nothing. The worst set of instructions...

Jul, 2017

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the new Go Pro I purchased for Christmas is very reliable recording action at minus 20 C was tested in Ottawa Canada very clear sharp recording and very temperature 39 to 42 C . I love it and I recommend it.

Feb, 2017

Consumer review (

The awesome GoPro has been made even better


by saying "GoPro take a photo", Time Lapse by saying "GoPro take a time lapse" or Video "GoPro take a video". Good for when the camera is not within reach. Framing your shots are a breeze with the built-in 2in touch display which is bright and...

Jan, 2017

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Wind filter:Y


Battery Capacity:1220
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


Product colour:Black
Protection features:Water resistant, Waterproof
Waterproof up to:10


Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display diagonal:5.08
Flip-out screen:N / No


Colour of product:Black
Near Field Communication (NFC):N / Y
Night mode:Y
Voice Control:Y
Wind filter:Y

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite):Y / Yes

Image sensor

Total MegaPixels:12

Lens System

Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Lens Type:Wide-angle


GPS (satellite):Y
Near Field Communication (NFC):N
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes

Operational conditions

Protection features:Water Resistant / Water resistant, Waterproof
Waterproof: Yes
Waterproof up to:10

Packaging Content

Basic mount:Y / Yes
Cables included:USB / USB Type-C
Manual: Yes
Package Type:Blister
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package Type:Blister

Picture Quality

Continuous shooting mode:Y
Image formats supported:JPG,RAW
Photo mode:Y
Total MegaPixels:12

Ports & interfaces

Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
USB connector type:USB Type-C


Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Still image

Continuous shooting mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG, RAW / Raw
Photo mode:Y / Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Storage Media:Memory Card

Technical Details

Bluetooth: Yes
Colour of product:Black
Near Field Communication (NFC):No / Yes
Night mode: Yes
Touchscreen: Yes
Wind filter: Yes


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL / NTSC,PAL
Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Maximum frame rate:240
Maximum Video Resolution:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:480p, 720p, 960p, 1080p, 1440p, 2160p / 480p,720p,960p,1080p,1440p,2160p
Video formats supported:H.264
Video Resolutions:800 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080,2560 x 1440,3840 x 2160