Why does GoPro choose not have a dash cam mode?

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GoPro must purposely choose not to have a dash cam mode. I would consider one for my electric bike if it had this mode, but since it doesn't I just buy elsewhere.

Why do you think GoPro chooses not to have this feature that all other Chinese action cams have?
 

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Might due to battery capacity limitation?
 
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Might due to battery capacity limitation?

I don't think so because like all other Chinese action cams it has a similar battery capacity and can also record while being powered through the usb cable. It can't be this reason.
 

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Yeah. maybe the gopros heat up more, or they are just aware of the risk, where as other smaller companies don't seem to have a business plan and stick to it, so they will jump at any chance to up sales.
I used my Sj6 legend for a 9 hour drive recording 1080/60 which it handled just fine in dashcam mode, but judging by other users experiences i think it was good i dident use the Sj7 star for that drive.
 
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A DCT member had an Sj7 that melted down ,remember?Was it Dashcammellow?
 

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One of the "Brits" as i recall.
 
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'many reviews on Amazon about overheat shutdowns!
 
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Maybe it's because they have a no conditions warranty, where no matter what you do to your camera, they will replace it if it breaks. Used as a dashcam many of them would have the batteries swell up or explode
 

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One of the "Brits" as i recall.
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