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GoPro Max / Hero Max (2019)

GoPro Max / Hero Max (2019)
alaScore 98

23 reviews

Aug, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of GoPro Max / Hero Max (2019). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and design. The durability and price are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the portability and image quality.

usability, price, durability, design, reliability

image quality, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the GoPro Max / Hero Max (2019) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

GoPro Max Review | Trusted Reviews

 

The GoPro Max may be the action camera makers second 360 effort, but don't think of it as a sequel to the Fusion – it may be much more than that.

Easy to use;Simple editing;Good environmental audio capture;Multiple fields of view

Non-360-degree video quality not near Hero 8 Black level;Cheaper alternatives are now plentiful

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Rich Owen (t3.com)

GoPro Max review

 

The Max supersedes the two-year-old GoPro Fusion and improves upon its predecessor in every way

Mind-blowing 360 video ; 360-degree photos ; Sturdy construction ; It’s easy to get great results ; Fantastic app support ; Flippable screen view

Image stitching can look glitchy ; High price tag

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Joel Burgess (techradar.com)

GoPro Max review

 

Higher spherical video resolution and a simpler editing process is a major step forward from the Fusion, but is the GoPro Max polished enough to be your go-to action camera?

5.6K 360 video 360 video reframing On-camera stitching Digital stabilization Fits on existing mounts

Limited shooting modes No 360 slow-mo Low-res 2D footage Poor in low light/ underwater

GoPro’s new Max 360-degree action camera is hell-bent on bringing spherical video to the masses. A new suite of on-camera processing removes the major pain-points from 360-video production, and integrates editing and reframing tools into the GoPro...

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Cam Bunton (pocket-lint.com)

GoPro Max review: Everything an action camera should be

 

GoPro Max review: Everything an action camera should be

Really simple to shoot with ; Editing from the mobile app is easy ; Durable build ; Fits most existing mounts and handles

It's not cheap ; Video captured in Hero mode isn't as good as an actual Hero ; Sometimes struggles with exposure and shadows

One of the most versatile cameras to date, thanks to its dual-cameras setup and 360-degree footage possibilities It's easy to use and easy to edit footage afterwards. But if you want 'normal' video then the Hero 8 is your better bet.

Mar, 2020

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

GoPro Max review

 

Shoot first, frame later

Easy to edit 360-degree video ; Easy to edit 360-degree video ; Decent audio capture

16:9 video caps out at 2.6K ; Seam lines noticeable ; No 360-degree editor for Windows

If you need the shiniest, sharpest footage around, get the GoPro Hero8 Black - but if you want ultimate editing flexibility, nothing tops the Max

Aug, 2020

TechAdvisor Recommended

Expert review by : Alex Walker-Todd (techadvisor.co.uk)

GoPro Max Review

 

Nothing combines action cam and 360 video as well as the Max. There's a clear direction for improvement but it gets so much right and makes working with 360-degree video an absolute dream

Mar, 2020

Expert review by : Jonathan Bray (expertreviews.co.uk)

GoPro Max review: A superb 360 action camera that's also easy to use

 

The GoPro Max is a genre-defining product – the best 360-camera we've ever used

Incredibly flexible ; Great image quality ; Easy to use

Bulkier than a regular GoPro ; Can’t shoot in 4K

The GoPro Max is one of the most impressive action cameras I’ve come across in years and it’s certainly the most accessible, easy to use and practical 360-degree camera.

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Daven Mathies (digitaltrends.com)

GoPro Max review: A smarter, easier-to-use 360 camera

 

360 still has some growing up to do, but the GoPro Max is a solid step forward for the format. While stitching and image quality don't take a giant leap forward, the Max offers a solid user experience and excellent mobile app.

Excellent mobile app ; Great image stabilization ; Good audio quality ; Rugged and waterproof ; Keyframe-based reframing controls

Nov, 2019

Expert review by (engadget.com)

GoPro Max review: Much more than a 360 camera

 

GoPro wanted to make a 360-degree camera that regular people might want, and in that regard, it's succeeded. The lower price point, the added flexibility of Hero mode, and improved stabilization definitely mean Max is a capable camera whatever action...

Superior stability ; Fun tools like 360 TimeWarp and PowerPano ; Improved app and UI ; Touchscreen for much easier setup

Fewer video modes ; Some low-light video “twitches” ; Stitching is good but not always perfect

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Basil Kronfli (digitalcameraworld.com)

GoPro Max review

 

Shoot first, frame later; meet the future of videography with the GoPro Max 360 camera

Creates great-looking, dynamic clips ; Multi-function capabilities ; Solid app experience

No traditional 4K video capture ; No PC editing app (as of Nov 2019) ; App experience needs work

We went into reviewing the GoPro Max thinking it was a 360-degree action cam for enthusiasts; we’ve come out realizing everyone could benefit from having one. Hit record and forget about framing (within reason), then edit your footage in the app. The...

Jul, 2021
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Price comparison for GoPro Max / Hero Max (2019)

  Store     Price
GoPro Max - Waterproof 360 Digital Action Camera...
Maximize your creative freedom. With max you can shoot traditional hero-style video and photos or immersive...
£479.00 TO SHOP
GoPro Max Lens Mod (HERO9 Black) - Official GoPro...
Max HyperSmooth for unbreakable video stabilization up to 2.7K60
£89.00 TO SHOP
GoPro Max - Waterproof 360 Digital Action Camera...
Maximize your creative freedom. With max you can shoot traditional hero-style video and photos or immersive...
£349.00 TO SHOP
GoPro MAX action sports camera 16.6 MP Wi-Fi MAX, 60...
Max HyperSmooth: MAX gives you unbreakable stabilization by using 180 degree capture as the ultimate buffer
£514.00 TO SHOP
GoPro Max - Waterproof 360 Digital Action Camera...
The reimagined shape is more pocketable, and folding fingers at the base let you swap mounts quickly.
£618.00 TO SHOP
GoPro Max - Waterproof 360 Digital Action Camera... £329.00 TO SHOP GoPro Max Dual Battery Charger + Battery (Official...
Conveniently charges two Max batteries using a USB port
£64.00 TO SHOP
GoPro HERO 9 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with...
Shoot stunning video with up to 5K resolution, perfect for maintaining serious detail even when zooming in...
£346.00 TO SHOP
GoPro ASBHM-002 Max Grip + Tripod (Official...
Can be used as a camera grip, extension pole or quick-deploy tripod
£59.00 TO SHOP
Hero 9 + Max Lens Mod
Shoot stunning video with up to 5K resolution, perfect for maintaining serious detail even when zooming in...
£436.00 TO SHOP

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