The best GoPro cameras in 2024: from new Hero12 Black to thrifty older models

GoPros are amazing, durable cameras for sports and action. Some say the best GoPro is the latest edition – the GoPro Hero 12 Black – but that camera actually removed one of our favourite features, onboard GPS. There was a bit of debate in the office, but we decided that the newest isn't now our top pick for most people. 

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Adam Juniper
Managing Editor

With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

Adam is our resident expert on all aspects of camera drones and drone photography, from buying guides on the best choices for aerial photographers of all ability levels to the latest rules and regulations on piloting drones. 

He is the author of a number of books including The Complete Guide to Drones, The Smart Smart Home Handbook, 101 Tips for DSLR Video and The Drone Pilot's Handbook

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