GoPro HERO3 – smaller, lighter and more powerful

GoPro is trying to keep ahead of  the competition coming from all the newcomers to the action POV camera market with the release of their new GoPro HERO3.

“CEO Nick Woodman announces the GoPro HERO3: the smallest, lightest, most powerful way to document your life. 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.”

The new Hero3 is available in 3 different versions:

White Edition:

  • 1080p30/960p30/720p60 fps
  • 5MP / 3 fps Burst
  • Wi-Fi Built-In
  • Wi-Fi Remote + App Compatible
  • $199.99
Silver Edition:
  • 1080p30/960p48/720p60 fps
  • 11MP / 10 fps Burst
  • Wi-Fi Built-In
  • Wi-Fi Remote + App Compatible
  • $299.99

Black Edition:

  • 4kp 12 fps, 2.7kp 30 fps
  • 1440p48/1080p60/720p120 fps
  • 12MP / 30 fps Burst
  • Wi-Fi Built-In
  • Wi-Fi Remote Included
  • GoPro App Compatible
  • Pro Low-Light Performance
  • $399.99
 As usual, there’s a wide range of addition accessories to with them, and the units are available for preorder now from the GoPro Store.
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2 comments… add one

  • Bob DeLoyd October 20, 2012, 7:23 pm

    I really need to do a little reading up on this camera to see what other users are saying and their uses for it.
    Thanks Ian

  • Art B October 26, 2012, 12:30 pm

    GoPro made a worthy improvement with the Hero3, I, ordered mine (HumbleOutdoors w/free 32GB mini SD card) two days ago. For me, it’s the integrated Wi-Fi and new slimmer dimensions.

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