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GoPro HERO3: Black Edition

January 29, 2015 - Comment

The Wi-Fi enabled HERO3: Black Edition is the most advanced GoPro, ever. No expense was spared during its development, resulting in a GoPro that is 30% smaller, 25% lighter and 2x more powerful than previous models. Wearable and gear mountable, waterproof to 197′ (60m), capable of capturing ultra-wide 1440p 48fps, 1080p 60 fps and 720p

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The Wi-Fi enabled HERO3: Black Edition is the most advanced GoPro, ever. No expense was spared during its development, resulting in a GoPro that is 30% smaller, 25% lighter and 2x more powerful than previous models. Wearable and gear mountable, waterproof to 197′ (60m), capable of capturing ultra-wide 1440p 48fps, 1080p 60 fps and 720p 120 fps video and 12MP photos at a rate of 30 photos per second, the HERO3: Black Edition is the world’s most versatile camera. Built-in Wi-Fi, GoPro App compatibility and the included Wi-Fi Remote (normally a separate $79.99 accessory) make the HERO3: Black Edition all the more versatile, still.
Key Benefits:
Wearable, mountable designImmersive, wide angle capture of your favorite activitiesProfessional quality HD video & 12MP photosBuilt-in Wi-Fi enables remote control via included Wi-Fi Remote or live video preview and remote control on smartphones and tablets running the free GoPro app.Rugged housing is waterproof to 197’/60M and captures sharp images above and below waterCompatible with all GoPro mounts for attaching to gear, body, helmets, vehicles and moreCompatible with LCD Touch BacPac® and second generation Battery BacPac®Backwards compatible with older generation BacPacs®New advanced camera settings: Looping video, Continuous Photo, Manual White Balance control, Protune Mode, allows to shoot photos while recording video and more.
Key Specs:
Professional 4K Cinema 15 fps / 2.7K cinema 30 fps / 1440p 48 fps / 1080p 60 fps / 960p 100 fps /720p 120 fps and more video capture12MP photo capture with 30 fps burstWi-Fi Built-InWi-Fi Remote Compatible (included)GoPro App Compatible (FREE)197’/ 60m Waterproof Housing*Assorted mounts and hardware included for attaching to helmets, gear and more

Product Features

  • Versatile shooting modes for pros
  • More detail in brightly-lit areas
  • Wi-Fi built in
  • Lighter and smaller
  • Reduced fogging in the housing

Comments

JMF "Patriot Front.com" says:

Minor Glitches, Major Fun (after you update the firmware) Gopro Hero 3 Black: Purchase date: March 7, 2013. This is a long review, but I have addressed some technical issues here that may assist you if you have bought a Gopro Hero 3, or if you plan to. I have put mine through its paces for nearly 2 weeks before posting this. 

James R. says:

A few quirks, but still the Go-To brand for an action camera Before the HD Hero3 I’ve already owned the original Hero camera, the HD Hero 2 camera, and now the third generation HD Hero3 in Silver Edition. I’ve used mine for almost a year now, here’s my updated review. 

HiroDuke says:

Buyer Beware! GoPro Hero 3 Contains Issues Beware that the GoPro Hero 3 is either not production ready or their Quality Department has dropped the ball. I am currently on my first replacement unit and will have to either return this or obtain another replacement, the issues are the following: 

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