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GoPro MAX Camcorder
MAX
An action camcorder from GoPro with a MicroSD memory-card slot, and an image stabilizer.
Description
An action camcorder from GoPro with a MicroSD memory-card slot, and an image stabilizer.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Picture quality

Picture quality

Picture quality is based on the judgments of trained panelists who viewed recorded video images shot in good light at the highest quality setting available.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of use takes into account ergonomics of the controls, displays, and ease of user interaction.

 /  5
Audio quality

Audio quality

Audio quality represents accuracy using the built-in microphone and is is based on the judgments of trained panelists who listened to music recorded at the highest quality setting available.

 /  5
Display quality

Display quality

Display quality reflects image clarity, color accuracy, and contrast of the built-in display as judged by panelists who viewed text and photos.

 /  5
Versatility

Versatility

Versatility indicates features that increase an action camcorder's utility or capabilities. These might include the presence of a built-in lamp, image stability, tripod mount, wide angle view, external microphone input, and so on.

 /  5
Still camera

Still camera

Overall quality of the photo functions of the camcorder, which includes picture quality and handling.

 /  5

About

The GoPro MAX is part of the Camcorders test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Action camcorders models like the MAX are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Picture quality Picture quality is based on the judgments of trained panelists who viewed recorded video images shot in good light at the highest quality setting available.

Ease of use Ease of use takes into account ergonomics of the controls, displays, and ease of user interaction.

Audio quality Audio quality represents accuracy using the built-in microphone and is is based on the judgments of trained panelists who listened to music recorded at the highest quality setting available.

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