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Wearable camera-maker GoPro has filed with US regulators to raise at least $111m in an initial public offering. The firm, which markets its rugged wee point-and-shoots to sports enthusiasts, is breaking the mould for startups that want to go public by actually being profitable. The firm earned $60.6m in 2013, after it almost …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Expensive kit

    For a direct copy of gopro Heroes, check out the SJ4000.

    Its a third of the price and has the same resolution, is compatible with the gopro accesories and in a head to head test, its bloody hard to tell the difference. Admittedly, the gopro has wireless and built in memory but i doubt those features make up for the difference in price....

    Battle with your own conscience about china knocking off everything they can but my wallet is thanking me for it...

  2. armyknife

    Titles are for toffs.

    "However, there are some serious pretenders to the company's action camera crown, not to mention knock-offs, so it'll be interesting to see how GoPro’s future pans out in an increasingly crowded market"

    So maybe it would be timely for The Reg to do some comparative reviews, as some IT people tend to like this sort of kit.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Titles are for toffs.

      I doubt they will best the reviews on here:

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