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GoPro HERO5 is a waterproof digital action camera which can take 4K videos and 12-megapixel photos in single, burst and time-lapse modes. And because of its durable design, this can be taken 10-meters underwater without a housing. 

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  • Jose Jordan
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "If you are looking for a device for skiing, check out GoPro Hero5 Black. It is water resistance and it will take some of the best videos ever."
  • Tammy Hughes
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes. Charger not included Durable by design, HERO5 Black is waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing Additional GoPro HERO5 Black Features + Benefits below on item page. Time Lapse Photo Intervals: 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds Preview and playback your shots, change settings and trim your footage, all on your GoPro. Battery can sustain 60-90 minutes of continuous 4K video recording NOTE: Check User Manual on Technical Specification and Instruction video available before use"
  • Doris Jimenez
    Written on January 14, 2018
    "GoPro has had some growing pains as of late with all the outdoor activity style cameras. This GoPro Hero5 in black has a major step above though . The design is rugged and the price is great. I often find outdoor cams lacking in the audio department. The GoPro Hero5 black has no issues at all, great audio quality when recorded. Its the original HD camera for on the go people and it has reclaimed its spot at the top."
  • William Wheeler
    Written on January 25, 2018
    "A site to browse gopro camcorders for recording. People who like making videos would like shit site."
  • Larry Lawrence
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "GoPro HERO5 is the best wearable cameras with loop recording ability. The loop recording work really well. I've never had a problem with it. The picture quality is also great."
  • Ruth Jordan
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "The GoPro Hero5 was recommend to me by a friend. While I'm sure the camera is a great, it is pretty far out of my budget of $100 to $200. There are other brands with similar stats that are a good bit cheaper, so I will have to pass on this overpriced camera. "
  • Bryan Medina
    Written on May 28, 2018
    "I strapped the GoPro HERO 5 onto my helmet and jumped. Quickly I spread out my arms and legs so my wing suit would catch the most drag possible. I was flying, the mountain directly to my side. The wind was loud like constant thunder in my ears as I headed closer to the ground. It was exhilarating. The scariest, craziest, most fun thing you could possibly do. The GoPro5 captured all of this perfectly. When I watched back the video it was as if I was experiencing it all over again. Now I could show my friends and family just what it is like to fly!"
    Brenda Hunter
    Written on June 4, 2018
    "As an athlete, I'm a GoPro lover, but sometimes I want to control my wearable from a distance. This GoPro model doesn't seem to give me that option, which is a disappointment. I love the quality video and the instant upload to my phone, but the link to the phone only shows it's even more possible to have a remote. This one just doesn't, for some reason."
  • Alice Walsh
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "This was a great little camera to use during my recent surfing expedition in Hawaii. I was able to fit it onto my head and capture, in 4k quality, the waves I was surfing. It was a bit pricey, but I think it was worth it, as I got to capture moments in first person that I will always have and cherish. I was practically able to capture my own memories in real time!"
    Ai Liu
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "GoPro is one of the most popular and renowned 4K camera brands, and if your price range is around $500, this particular model goes for HALF the cost. You can also purchase a rechargeable battery and memory card and still be saving money!"
  • Kyle Mendoza
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "If you are looking for a wearable camera for 500 Euros or less, then the GoPro HERO5 is a good one to take a look at for you. It provides a high quality image and also comes with a good microphone."
  • Deborah Hughes
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "I'm not sure this item has the screen I'm looking for. It sounds like it would be great for quick on-the-go videos, but I don't know how the logistics would work. I've used a GoPro in the future before, so I know it would work for me. However, mine didn't have an LCD screen, so I'm hoping this one has that as an added feature."
  • Jose Thompson
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "I'm a fulltime hiker, and I love my GoPro HERO5. I wear it mounted on a trekking pole, and I don't have any issues with footage. I suggest every outdoorsman get one."
  • Ashley Grant
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "I used the GoPro HERO5 on vacation in Florida. I'd booked a snorkeling trip with my son on a huge catamaran type boat. They took us out into the gulf and rolled out a float.. My son and I used the the HERO5 with the hand held accessory sticks. We got pictures of starfish, sea urchins, crab, fish and other various aquatic life. we also took pictures of each other taking pictures, haha. While the trip wasnt super expensive, it was our only chance to get good underwater snorkeling pictures that year, so I wanted to be sure I got a reliable underwater camera and that the battery would last 3 hours (the duration of our trip). Ive also used super cheap underwater cameras in the past and everything came out blurry. Thats why I chose to upgrade to the HERO5. Neither one of us used the video function, so that will be for a future trip. Our snorkle pictures were crisp, clear and Im so glad I decided to use this!"
    Joan Obrien
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "Go Pro Hero 5 is awesome. Great video and pictures. You will have a lifetime of memories. I only use Go Pro and upgrade as the new ones come out. This is the best one yet. Love it. Audio is good also. Would not think of using any other camera."
  • Zachary Taylor
    Written on May 24, 2018
    "This is a good water resistant camera. It is wearable and will make sure to capture any activities you are doing."
  • Terry Santos
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "This camera is a good wearable tech you can buy, and it is waterproof up to 10m without a housing system. It has an excellent battery life, and superb video capturing quality with equally good audio. However, it does not come included with a housing, making it limited in its waterproof capabilities. Its nice that its design is already waterproof, but it is not recommended for certain aquatic sports or diving more than 10m deep."
  • Beverly Jones
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "GoPro can easily be anyone's hero, as it's HERO5 hits the market, move over all those high-end, high-priced cameras. The HERO5 functionality, and features prove quite a competitor to all of it's rivals. The fact that it's also water-proof is a mere ripple-in-the-water in comparison to state-of-the-art features. "
    Joseph Hayes
    Written on May 26, 2018
    "well when you are trying to find a "wearable camera" you of coarse would start with GoPro. There is nothing on the market that comes even close. And the Hero5 is a very nice solution, however at almost 400 retail its a bit pricey. "
    Raymond Davidson
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "What a fantastic camera. I take my GoPro Hero5 with me on all kinds of trips. Never missing any action - wonderful sound and speaker quality on top of all of the other features. "
  • Philip Vargas
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "The camera also good.Highly portable. I can quickly charge it and stick it in my pocket for on-the-go shooting."
  • George Ford
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "It's a GoPro so of course it'll cost a lot. But if I pay premium price for something I expect it to live up to what's advertised. Took this out surfing and nope, not even waterproof. Died out on me."
  • Keith Nguyen
    Written on May 26, 2018
    "This is a pretty popular device, but has a lot of dissatisfied customers, both with the product and the so called customer service. After all, when you're risking you body to do stupid stuff, you want your camera to work every time. "
  • Benito Caballero
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "This is a great wearable camera for use indoors or outdoors. It takes high quality videos and photos and it's protected from all kinds of elements. Great choice."
  • Daniel Gaytán
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "i like gopro in general. i did not know about the power saving modes"
  • Abhinav Chavan
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "Sound quality is a big issue when I record so having good microphones is a must. Waterproof capabilities are another bonus."
  • Rafael Leal
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "I like to create videos in my spare time. I am especially proud of the way GoPro Hero5 Black works. I think that it really utilizes the lenses and also lets you have autonomy with creating a video. It really sharpens your skills and allows you to hone in on a specific course of action you like."
  • Anthony Weber
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "I strapped this camera to my handlebars in front of my mountain bike to record all my adventures. The video can get a little grainy depending on the lighting circumstances, but for such a tiny camera I'm not going to complain too much. Good buy."
    Scott Chavez
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "GoPro Hero5 is just what I needed to capture my jet skiing water adventures. It also works great with my Andriod phone"
  • Julie Curtis
    Written on May 24, 2018
    "The evolution of the go pro camera has created some unique opportunities and videos. The videos that have been captured and created with these cameras are incredible and they only get better as technology improves. The ability to use these from water to land and air is great and a huge step forward in camera technology. "
  • Jose Soto
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "gopro hero5 is the wearable camera for you if you want yoru sport actions captured. practical, resistant, durable for sport enthusiast. "
  • Victoria Campbell
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "This camera takes the absolute best pictures ever! Even under water the details it captures is awesome. The battery isn't all that great. It last about an hour. That's all i need really so it's fine for me. "
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  • Stephanie Hunt
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "amazing GoPro for the price"
  • Crystal Perkins
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "This camera the GoPro Hero5 is great to use underwater for them awesome fish pictures. Plus you can use wifi to transfer the video without having to hook up any cords."
  • Kevin Wright
    Written on June 1, 2018
    "This review is from my perspective as a freelance videographer and first-time action camera owner. I will keep the review short by going over the good, the bad, and the ugly of the GoPro Hero 5 Black. The good (+3) - Highly portable. I can quickly charge it and stick it in my pocket for on-the-go shooting. - Waterproof. Drop this in water and you'll be fine. Swish it around, and still fine. Go diving, yep, still fine (up to 33' without housing). - Android connectivity. It works fantastically! With the Capture app, I can pay attention to the shot on my 5" phone screen while guiding my arm. - Stabilization. Unbelievably good. If I'm doing a panning shot or walking down stairs, I don't have to worry about arm jiggle. It's smooth on a bike. - Audio. Multi-directional recording on this tiny camera is very good. Listen to the raw audio in the attached video to see what I mean. - Sturdy construction. The smooth plastic, large touch screen, and heft give it a quality feel fitting to the price range. - Timelapses look great! I recorded a 2-hour once-per-2-seconds timelapse on a single battery and was able to immediately wirelessly transfer it to my phone and share i"
  • Bruce Ward
    Written on May 26, 2018
    "There are two versions of these, this is the better one because it goes underwater. And it also shoots in 4k. If you are not looking for something this pricey you can go the other route and get the one just below this one for about 289. But it wont shoot 4K, so if you are looking for the best picture or very high quality and rugged this is the one. "
  • Ignacio Corona
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "I was a little disappointed that GoPro didn't do more with this upgrade but it's still top of the line. I've recorded for seven consecutive hours with mine. I doubt many wearables can match that."
  • Ignacio Suárez
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "i really love sports so this product is gift for me"
  • Stephanie Jackson
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "One of the best sports cameras on the market. Can't do too much better than this."
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  • Antonia Valenzuela
    Written on May 24, 2018
    "Water sports meet the GoPro HERO5! I love to have a camera on me when I compete in boat races and finally I have found a camera that will give me great shots that really capture the experience from start to finish. I have been in search of a camera that will be able to keep up with my active lifestyle and finally I have found it! I'll never go back to anything else!"
    Billy Perry
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "this is a clear looking camera that will let you have a clear look at the things you record"
  • Stephanie Harrison
    Written on May 24, 2018
    "I needed a waterproof camera for my recent trip to Iceland. There was rainy weather in the forecast. This one fit the bill perfectly. Very easy to use and took great quality pictures and videos! "
  • Mariana Herrera
    Written on May 24, 2018
    "This GoPro Hero5 is a decent priced camera that is great for use during activities. It had all the bells and whistles I needed and I loved that it has GPS. "
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  • Carol Murphy
    Written on May 27, 2018
    "GoPro keeps getting better and better. This one is easy to use and durable. I wear it on my helmet when I go biking. It gets me some great shots. "
  • Thomas Garrett
    Written on July 25, 2017
    "Not even sure that I would call this a traditional camera like the others here categorized as point-and-shoot cameras"
    Hannah Perry
    Written on February 17, 2017
    "I'm a Mountain and Rock climbing enthusiasts, where my love and passion drove me to tutor other enthusiasts and new comers. All my real-time Instructional videos and tutorials created with my new GoPro Hero with Voice Control gives me the ability to record every step to the top of the world's most exhilarting mountain tops."
  • Mary Rios
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "It is difficult to get good shots underwater because cloudy water often gets in the way of the lens focal point. The many time lapse intervals on the camera allow for moving the camera incrementally to a better spot and still get a good shot in time. "
  • Albert Simmons
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "You can't really go wrong with the GoPro HERO5. To me, they are the first and last name in terms of personal action cameras. This one allowed me to go whitewater rafting two months ago, and I captured all my splashy footage, and sent it to my online accounts and social media. I didn't have any issues with the GoPro, and was flying down the rapids for two days straight without having to worry that I was missing shots."
  • Kai Long
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "My all time favorite action cam is my GoPro, and when I broke my original GoPro3 I replaced it with the Hero5. This is my new favorite camera, it's great, good durability, great battery, and a great image. If you need an action camera, this is definitely the one to get."
    Alan Jenkins
    Written on May 15, 2018
  • Raúl González
    Written on June 2, 2018
    "its nice"
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  • Judith Jacobs
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "My GoPro is the best wearable camera with the built-in anti shake. My videos are smooth when I ski, mountain bike and just ride around. I am proud to share my videos as they look professional. I think this really focuses on me and not the camera. "
  • Helen Lawrence
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "This gadget is so much fun! If you want to record some fun times or just some lazy days, attach to your jet ski or your floating toy. I have recorded some outstanding video that I can use to serious blackmail in the future."
  • Catherine Lee
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "GoPro Hero5 Black is a versatile camera that is designed for unconventional uses. It's a great wearable camera."
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  • Wayne Oliver
    Written on May 27, 2018
    "Anything "go pro" would be considering the best product in my book. Go pro has amazing products and amazing reviews. I have never seen one bad thing about that brand."
  • Thomas Rogers
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "The GoPro HERO5 is capable of more than just 1080p and 25 FPS, it can record in beautiful 4K and 30 fPS. This is perfect for people who like outdoor sporting in nature. A run through the forest or a bike ride on the rocky mountains looks amazing on mine."
  • George Carr
    Written on January 16, 2018
    "This go pro will be great if youre going on a vacation itll help you catch everything."
  • Marilyn Howell
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "GoPro HERO5 is a wearable cameras with less battery charging time. it is water resistant and can be worn under water."
  • Eugene Barnes
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "This is a great camera. It has the ability to transfer files with ease. Things like bluetooth and wifi make it exceptional. This is a wonderful, easy camera for file transfer."
  • Patricia Johnston
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "I love going to the beach and taking photos, this camera is small, fits in my pocket and I can record or shoot almost anywhere. I haven't had any problems with it so far. It's quite pricey, but definitely worth it for the quality it provides!"
  • Zachary Rodriguez
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "am not a water sports fan,but to anyone who is a fun,it seems to be interesting"
  • Diana Duncan
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "This is a gear camera for anyone who wants to wear their camera and forget about it. I hate having to stop to check on my gear when I am out exploring. I know that when I turn this on it will go with me no matter where I end up. It’s a nice upgrade from the 4 as well as it is waterproof without housing being needed. I wouldn’t test that in really fast running water though."