Here our first impressions of the Go Pro Hero 8. It no secret that in recent years Go Pro has been going through a turmultous period, with staff layoffs and a sense amongst users that the company had lost its way. This year the anticipation was high for its successor, and while the new camera may not be revolutionary, it is certainly evolutionary, and that a very good thing.
The Hero 7 was already a really very good camera,and so it was difficult to see what, precisely, Go Pro could reasonably do that would fit the term revolutionary. One of the big advances of the Hero 5 was that it removed the need for the old style transparent waterproof housing, at least for shallow immersion up to 10m. This had the very beneficial advantage of making the camera far less bulky in use, and also….