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GoPro HERO3: Silver Edition

March 16, 2015 - Comment

The HERO3: Silver Edition boasts the same high performance specs as the famous HD HERO2 camera it replaces, yet it has built-in Wi-Fi and is 30% smaller and 25% lighter. The HERO3: Silver Edition is wearable and gear mountable, waterproof to 197′ (60m), and is capable of capturing ultra-wide 1080p 30 fps and 720p 60

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The HERO3: Silver Edition boasts the same high performance specs as the famous HD HERO2 camera it replaces, yet it has built-in Wi-Fi and is 30% smaller and 25% lighter. The HERO3: Silver Edition is wearable and gear mountable, waterproof to 197′ (60m), and is capable of capturing ultra-wide 1080p 30 fps and 720p 60 fps video plus 11MP photos at a rate of 10 photos per second.
Smaller, Lighter…Better
Weighing in at a scant 2.6 ounces, the HERO3: Silver Edition is 25% lighter and 30% smaller than the HD HERO2 camera it replaces.

Professional Quality VideoThe HERO3
Silver Edition captures professional quality video at 1080p-30, 720p-60, 960p-48 and WVGA-120 resolutions and frame rates.

Professional Quality PhotosThe HERO3
Silver Edition captures 11MP still photos and has a burst capture rate of 10 frames per second. Time-lapse photo capture mode enables automatic photo capture at 0.5, 2, 5, 10, 30 and 60 second intervals.

Improved Sharpness, Less DistortionThe HERO3
Silver Edition’s reduced-distortion aspherical lens combines with user-selectable 1080p Ultra-wide, Medium and Narrow field-of-views to deliver more perspective-capture options than are available on the White Edition camera. The totally updated flat-lens waterproof housing delivers stunning image sharpness both above and below water.

Redesigned Audio System
Understanding that sound quality is as important as image quality, GoPro engineers completely redesigned t

Product Features

  • Professional 1080p 30 fps, 960p 48 fps, and 720p 60 fps and WVGA 240 fps video capture
  • 11MP photo capture with 10 frames per second burst
  • Wi-Fi built-in, and compatible with Wi-Fi remote (sold separatly) and GoPro App (free)
  • 197-Feet / 60m Waterproof Housing
  • Basic mounts and hardware included for attaching to helmets, gear, and more

Comments

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. 

Ryan Bray "sdguero" says:

Hero3 is a broken product Amazon took down my first review of the Hero3 Silver. I don’t know why. I got one (not ordered through Amazon) for my birthday back in November 2012 and it didn’t work. I took it back to big box retailer and got a replacement. It also didn’t work. Then I got a third one. For the third time, it didn’t work. I bought two San Disk cards, a 16GB and a 64GB, both are the models recommended by gopro, and updated the firmware on all three of the cameras to the most recent (it was the 12/15/2012 FW,…

Andrew Gaerlan says:

GoPro Needs to Publish a Firmware Fix This camera is great! Pics, video, and sound are all top notch! However, many people are reporting their Hero 3 cameras freezing up after a few mins of use. Unfortunately, I’ve got one of the bad batch.This camera is essentially a paperweight until GoPro releases a patch or update to the firmware of this camera. Until they do, I cannot, in good conscience, recommend this product.

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