GoPro HD Hero2 Surf Edition comparison

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GoPro HD Hero2 Surf Edition

GoPro HD Hero2 Surf Edition
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GoPro HD Hero2 Outdoor Edition

GoPro HD Hero2 Outdoor Edition
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GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition

GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition
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Price $259 at 1 store $289 at 1 store $389 to $449 at 9 stores $277 at 1 store $217 at 1 store
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4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
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Release date October 28, 2011 October 28, 2011 December 09, 2013 October 18, 2012 October 18, 2012
The Bottom Line The GoPro HD Hero2 is easily the best GoPro camera yet, with the ruggedness and quality that we've come to expect and a new user-friendly interface. The GoPro HD Hero2 is easily the best GoPro camera yet, with the ruggedness and quality that we've come to expect and a new user-friendly interface. Like the Hero3, the GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition's strongest attributes are its excellent video quality and impressive list of shooting options. If that's what matters most to you, this is the action cam to get.

Basic specs

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Lens aperture F/2.8
F/2.8
Info unavailable F/2.8
F/2.8
Optical sensor type CMOS
CMOS
Info unavailable CMOS
CMOS
Media type Flash card
Flash card
Info unavailable Flash card
Flash card
Weight Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 2.6 oz
2.6 oz
Battery technology Lithium ion
Lithium ion
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Manual focus Focus free
Focus free
Info unavailable Focus free
Focus free
Video input type Camcorder
Camcorder
Camcorder
Camcorder
Camcorder
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