These are the 10 most complained-about cameras amongst Twitter users

GoPro Hero 10 Black
(Image credit: GoPro)

Would you believe that the GoPro Hero8 Black is the most complained about camera on Twitter? That’s according to Electronics Hub (opens in new tab), which carried out its own research into negative tweets across a broad spectrum of electronic devices.

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Here’s the full top 10 with the percentage of negative tweets about these cameras – click/tap the camera name to read our own reviews! 

1. GoPro Hero8 Black (opens in new tab): 8.6%
2. GoPro Hero9 Black (opens in new tab): 6.4%
3. Ricoh GR III (opens in new tab): 5.7%
4. Polaroid Now (opens in new tab): 5.5%
5. Nikon Z7 II (opens in new tab): 5.1%
6. Sony A6600 (opens in new tab): 5.0%
7. Sony A7R IV (opens in new tab): 5.0%
8. Canon EOS 90D (opens in new tab): 3.8%
9. GoPro Hero10 Black: (opens in new tab) 3.8%
10. Sony A7 IV (opens in new tab): 3.7%

Bear in mind that a Twitter complaint can include anything from actual defective features to having to wait too long to get something, being annoyed about what it costs or that the instructions are hard to follow.

The Ricoh GR III got some grumbles too, though cameras in general attracted fewer complaints than other electronics products. (Image credit: Ricoh)
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Cameras come out of this pretty well

The other thing to note from the Electronics Hub survey (opens in new tab) is that cameras are near the bottom of the complained-about list.  Far worse offenders include consoles (Xbox One: 12.1%), phones (Apple iPhone 12 mini (opens in new tab): 26.1%), laptops (HP laptops (opens in new tab), 29.1%), earbuds (Realme: 33.8%), fitness trackers (FitBit Charge 4: 31.4%), tablets (opens in new tab) and smart home devices.

In fact, it turns out that of all the product categories Electronics Hub surveyed, cameras got the lowest percentage of negative comments in the Twitterverse – so while GoPro’s last three Heros are in this blacklist, their numbers are still pretty good. So actually, cameras are the least-complained about products!

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at (opens in new tab) but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at (opens in new tab)