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The GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition features full 4k cinema resolution capabilities at 12fps. 2.7k resolution can be recorded at 30fps while 1080p video is stored at 60fps. The Hero 3 captures sill images as well at 12-megapixels. There is also a built-in Wi-Fi function and the Black Edition kits includes a Wi-Fi remote control.
Versatile shooting modes.
Ultra-high-resolution capture modes.
High frame rates for standard HD resolutions.
Long learning curve.
Only 15fps on 4K video.
Bad performance in dark environments.
By PC Mag on May 23, 2013
The GoPro Hero3 Black Edition delivers outstanding video quality and features like 4K that you won't find anywhere...
By PC Pro on May 14, 2013
Capable of shooting HD footage where most video cameras fear to tread, the GoPro HERO3 is every adrenaline junkie's dream come...
By PCAdvisor on May 09, 2013
We would like to see a helmet strap in the box as standard, but image quality is good in a variety of conditions, the design is reassuringly rugged, and the WiFi controls make operating a camcorder that may be attached to your clothing or a vehicle very friendly. There are cheaper action cameras out there, but the GoPro HERO3 Black Edition is a true professional tool.
By PC Advisor on May 09, 2013
There has been an explosion of rugged camcorders over the last few years, and the most famous specialist in the area of consumer action cams is undoubtedly GoPro. In fact, the company is fast becoming the Hoover of camcorders, the generic name for any...
By TopTenREVIEWS on April 30, 2013
The GoPro Hero3 camcorder is the industry standard. We highly recommend it for its lightweight and sturdy construction that takes high quality video and...
By Trusted Reviews on April 19, 2013
What is the GoPro Hero3 Black Edition? GoPro has been making extreme sports and adventure cameras for over ten years now and is regarded as the industry leader when it comes to capturing still and moving images in the kind of adrenalin-fuelled, outdoors...
By CamcorderInfo on January 02, 2013
If you're looking to upgrade from your HD Hero2, the Hero3: Black Edition should give you plenty to be excited about. The enhanced video performance means your videos will be sharper, have more detail in low light, and moving subjects will look...
By Pocket-lint on December 24, 2012
With a full kit of accessories and there's no doubt that the HD Hero3 Black edition is stunning and we'll all be seeing a lot of them scattered around at events and gigs or attached to the craziest of places in the not-too-distant future.
By Pocket-lint on December 04, 2012
The GoPro HD Hero3 is an improvement over its predecessor in almost every possible way. Although we don't care for the 4K capture, the 120fps 720p option is excellent, quality is great and there are plenty of pro options too. The one hugely irksome...
By Gizmodo on November 28, 2012
That said, we think the image quality is worth the $400. It's easily one of our favorite gadgets of the year.
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