Best cheap GoPro deals for May 2023: Premium action cams for less

Snap up a cheap GoPro deal to make one of these powerful action cams easier on the wallet

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The best cheap GoPro deals can make these feature-packed, ultra-rugged action cams more affordable – and we have all the offers listed right here! This article is dedicated to helping you find the lowest prices for any of the incredible products in GoPro's range, from the top-of-the-range GoPro Hero 11 Black to the now cheap-and-cheerful GoPro HERO 8 Black.

While competitors have caused a few ripples in the market over the years, the best GoPro still dominates the top half of our best action camera ranking, despite some of the best GoPro alternatives making waves on the market. In this article, you'll find the best prices across the full range of cameras. Our dedicated widgets search all reputable retailers to bring you the best prices at all times. And if you haven't fully got your heart set on a GoPro, you could check out our ranking of the best cheap action cameras for some wallet-friendly alternatives.

An easy way to save, in the short term at least, is to subscribe to GoPro. If you purchase through GoPro, all the cams are significantly cheaper for existing GoPro subscribers. If you're not a subscriber, you can choose the 'with subs' options for that same lower price, and you'll get a 1-year GoPro subscription thrown in (afterwards, it'll cost you $49.99/£49.99/AU$70 annually). For more info, check out T3's 'is a GoPro subscription worth it' explainer.

The best cheap GoPro deals right now

Best cheap GoPro deals by model

GoPro Hero 11

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Cheap GoPro Hero 11 Black deals

The GoPro Hero 11 Black is, in many ways, the ultimate in incremental evolution. It's a better camera than the GoPro Hero 10 Black in several areas, especially with its brilliantly boosted colour palette and improved user options, but it's almost identical in most other ways you can measure.

Read our full GoPro Hero 11 review

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Cheap GoPro Hero 11 Black Mini deals

Dispensing with a screen (to keep the dimensions and weight down), the miniature version of the GoPro Hero 11 Black is squarely angled towards adventurers and athletes looking to shoot cutting-edge POV vision without hulking much bulk around. The Hero 11 Black Mini is super versatile, thanks to its tiny size and dual mounting fingers, and it’s simple to operate, with one-button control.

The GoPro Hero 11 Black Mini is the ideal action camera option for anyone who wants to create a video while skiing, cycling, or in any scenario where rear and front displays are not required. The built-in battery is restrictive, but with exceptional video quality, it’s hard to argue with this streamlined sensation.

Read our full GoPro Hero 11 Black Mini review.

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Cheap GoPro HERO 10 Black deals

The GoPro HERO 10 Black is one of the most powerful, usable and feature-rich action cameras on the market from any brand. While it looks very similar to the HERO 9, this camera packs some significant internal upgrades, thanks to the new GP2 processor. Slick and speedy, The HERO 10 Black boots quicker and transfers files faster than ever. There's a significant bump in image quality, with frame rates doubled over the HERO 9 Black at higher resolutions.

Read our full GoPro HERO 10 Black review

Cheap GoPro HERO 9 Black deals

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The GoPro HERO 9 Black has one significant, visible difference over the HERO 8 Black: it's the first in the range to include an integrated front-facing full-colour screen. It's not quite as speedy and slick as the HERO 10, but you're getting the same frameless design and 'bunny ears' mount as the cams on either side of it in the lineup, and a good rule of thumb is that it's slightly better in almost every way than the H8.

Read our full GoPro Hero 9 Black review

Cheap GoPro HERO 8 Black deals

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Compared to its predecessor, with the GoPro HERO 8 Black, you get improved HDR, a LiveBurst photo option, frameless mounting, improved HyperSmooth 2.0 and TimeWarp 2.0. Now an OAP within the GoPro HERO lineup, this is perhaps the best bet for deals and discounts. Check out the best deals in our widget below.

Read our full GoPro Hero 8 Black review

Cheap GoPro HERO 7 Black deals

GoPro MAX deals

cheap GoPro deals: GoPro Max

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The GoPro Max is a versatile 360-degree action cam that replaces the GoPro Fusion. It was released shortly after the HERO 8 Black in October 2019 and boasted the same frameless mounting system. The Max is better than the Fusion in every respect and offers many of the most popular HERO features, including Hypersmooth stabilisation and TimeWarp time-lapse video capabilities. With this model, you can also flip between front and rear views using the Max’s touchscreen.

Read our full GoPro Max review

Cheap GoPro deals on Black Friday: What to look out for

Our automatic price widgets monitor the prices from all reputable retailers and show you the cheapest place to buy. The holiday sales are a great time to pick up a bargain on tech. Every year we report on any GoPro Black Friday deals as soon as they drop, but in recent years, the deals have been very thin on the ground. 

In 2021, GoPro knocked £50/$50 off the then-flagship GoPro HERO 10 Black. The discount was on the already-reduced GoPro subscription price. The offers in 2020 were minimal or in line with the price drops we see all year round. Both years, we also saw some good price drops on GoPro bundles – but the value there very much depends on if you need what's being bundled in.

In 2019 in the US, we saw $50 off the then-new HERO 8 Black at Amazon for Black Friday, as well as $100 off the HERO 7 Silver. Walmart also knocked $60 off the HERO 7 White. In the UK, bundle deals were where it was in 2019, with similar HERO 8 bundle offers from John Lewis, Currys and Very. Currys also knocked £80 off a HERO 7 Black bundle. 

Cheap GoPro deals on Amazon Prime Day: What to look out for

You'll find the full range available to buy on Amazon UK and Amazon US, so there's always a chance that GoPros will be amongst the best Prime Day deals

In past years, GoPro Amazon Prime Day deals have been a bit hit and miss, and they tend to focus on bundles, so their value will depend if that bundle includes extras that are useful to you. In 2021, there was one notable GoPro deal: £80 off the GoPro Hero 8 Black bundle, with head strap and tripod mounts. This deal was cheaper than buying the H8 on its own at both Amazon and GoPro direct. 

In 2020, Amazon knocked £67 off the GoPro Hero 9 with an extension pole, which was okay but didn't blow anyone's socks off, given it had only been released recently and was still pretty expensive. 

Ruth Hamilton

Ruth is a lifestyle journalist specialising in sleep and wellbeing. She has tested more mattresses than her small flat can handle and will talk at length about them to anyone who shows even a passing interest, and has had to implement a one-in-one-out pillow policy for fear of getting smothered in the night. As well as following all the industry trends and advancements in the mattress and bedding world, she regularly speaks to certified experts to delve into the science behind a great night's sleep, and offer you advice to help you get there. She's currently Sleep Editor on Tom's Guide and TechRadar, and prior to that ran the Outdoors and Wellness channels on T3 (now covered by Matt Kollat and Beth Girdler-Maslen respectively).

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