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GoPro Hero8 Black (2019)

GoPro Hero8 Black (2019)
alaScore 100

16 reviews

Mar, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of GoPro Hero8 Black (2019). 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.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the GoPro Hero8 Black (2019) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 100/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Mark Wilson (

GoPro Hero 8 Black: enough to fend off rivals?


The best GoPro yet, but others offer better value

Built-in mounting fingers;Minor improvements to video and audio quality;UI now more customisable;HyperSmooth stabilisation works in all resolutions and frame rates

Expensive compared to Hero 7 Black and DJI Osmo Action;Lens cover no longer removable;Mods accessories not yet available

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Rich Owen (

GoPro Hero 8 Black review: price, release date and our verdict


Is the GoPro Hero 8 Black now the world's most advanced action camera, or does the DJI Osmo Action have it licked?

Frameless design is sleeker ; The best image stabilisation available ; Bombproof construction ; Pre-set modes produce superb results ; Simple post-production via the app

No front-facing display as standard ; Unreliable voice commands

Dec, 2019

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GoPro Hero8 Black review


The action camera to beat

Convenient mounting ; Incredibly stable footage ; Timelapse videos look fantastic

Very good, not fantastic photos ; Still poor lowlight performance ; Small display

If you want the stablest action camera we've ever used, you want the Hero8 Black; it may not be cheap, but as with most GoPros, you get what you pay for.

Nov, 2019

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GoPro Hero 8 Black review: Steady as she goes


Lots of small improvements add up to a significant upgrade for GoPro's flagship camera

Fold-out prongs mean you don't need a cage to mount it ; Better video stabilisation ; New timelapse features are great

Won't fit older GoPro cases ; A little pricey

In truth, none of these improvements is particularly groundbreaking and none push the category forward in a huge way, either. But there are enough changes here that, when added together, represent a significant upgrade. It may be more expensive than...

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Victoria Woollaston (

GoPro is back with two new cameras – the GoPro HERO8 and the GoPro Max plus a series of Mods for vloggers


You can pre-order the GoPro HERO8 and Max at from 1 October and the next-generation action cams start shipping on 15 October

Preorder now from GoPro

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Will Georgiadis (

GoPro confirms Hero 8 Black release date in new teaser


A short trailer reveals the tiniest of glimpses at two new GoPro products

Assuming this announcement concerns the Hero 8 Black, you can expect to see the new GoPro camera(s) as soon as next week. Those who want to watch the 1 October event can do so via the GoPro YouTube channel, where a live stream will run seemingly at 2pm...

Sep, 2019

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GoPro Hero 8 Black review: Minor redesign, major pay-off


GoPro made something of a comeback with the Hero 7 Black, and the Hero 8 builds on that success. While the core camera remains the same, the whole user experience feels much more refined. Some users will be bummed their filters are no longer...

Practical new design ; Improved stability ; Easy to use while maintaining pro features

New design renders some accessories obsolete ; No onboard HDMI port ; Battery life remains “acceptable” ; Front-facing display only available with aftermarket accessory

Oct, 2019

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (

GoPro Hero8 Black


The GoPro Hero8 Black is the company's best action camera to date, offering class-leading stabilization and video quality in a rugged, waterproof body.

Stabilized 4K at up to 60fps. Rugged, waterproof design. Crisp touch LCD. Integrated mount. Improved user interface. USB-C charging. Companion app with automated editing. Promising Mod expansion system.

Wi-Fi video transfer can take some time. Cramped memory card slot.

Bottom Line: The GoPro Hero8 Black is the company's best action camera to date, offering class-leading stabilization and video quality in a rugged, waterproof body.

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : DC Rainmaker (

GoPro Hero 8 Black Charging Door Accessory: Video Review Posted


This is a super quick post just to for the handful of you that are into action cam stuffs but may not also subscribe to the . Wait, you don't?

Mar, 2020

Expert review by : Thomas Bartlett (

Review: GoPro HERO8 Black action camera


Was it only three months ago that we reviewed the GoPro Hero 7 Black? Absolutely. And now its – not replacement, but successor – the GoPro HERO8 Black

UltraHD recording up to 60p;Excellent stabilisation;New presets for easier operation;Built-in tabs for use with GoPro attachments

No 1/4-inch tripod adaptor included

Oct, 2019

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