microSD Card Considerations

To consistently achieve the best results with your GoPro camera it is important to select microSD cards that are known to work well with your camera.  We recommend only purchasing name brand SD cards through official resellers.

The cards below are known to work well with the following cameras

Card Name and Manufacturer Part NumberHERO4HERO3+ / HERO3: BlackHERO+ LCD / HERO+HERO
SanDisk Extreme PLUS UHS-I 16GB (SDSDQX-016G-A46A - 16GB)YYYY
Samsung Pro UHS-I 16GB (MB-MG16DA/AM)YYYY
SanDisk Extreme PLUS UHS-I 32GB (SDSDQX-032G-A46A - 32GB)YYYY
SanDisk Extreme PLUS UHS-I for Action Cameras 32GB (SDSDQX-032G-AA4A - 32GB)YYYY
SanDisk Pixtor Advanced 32GB (SDSDQX-032G-AB46A)YYYY
SanDisk Extreme UHS-I 32GB (SDSDQXL-032G-A46A - 32GB)YYYY
Lexar 633x UHS-I 32GB (LSDMI32GBBNL633R) YYYY
Samsung Pro UHS-I 32GB (MB-MG32DA/AM)YYYY
SanDisk Extreme PLUS UHS-I 64GB (SDSDQX-064G-A46A - 64GB)YYYN
SanDisk Extreme PLUS UHS-I for Action Cameras 64GB (SDSDQX-064G-AA4A - 64GB)YYYN
SanDisk Pixtor Advanced 64GB (SDSDQX-064G-AB46A)YYYN
SanDisk Extreme UHS-I 64GB (SDSDQXL-064G-A46A - 64GB)YYYN
Lexar 633x UHS-I 64GB (LSDMI64GBBNL633R)YYYN


*Cameras above need a speed rating minimum of Class 10. The HERO camera supports up to a 32GB card, all others up to 64GB.

Some of these cards are offered in the GoPro online store.  You can view these SD cards in the Accessories section of the GoPro online store: http://shop.gopro.com/accessories

For the best results we recommend formatting your microSD card regularly, for instructions on how to do this, check out this article

Additional Information:

  • HERO3: Silver Edition Camera requires a Class 10 MicroSD card up to 64 GB.
  • HERO3: White Edition Camera requires a Class 10 MicroSD card up to 64 GB.
  • HD HERO2 Camera requires a Class 10 SD card up to 32 GB.
  • HD HERO Original & HD HERO 960 Cameras require a Class 4 SD card up to 32 GB.

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