GoPro HD Hero 3 Black Edition
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 TrustedReviews on October 28, 2013
GoPro has made the HERO3 Plus Black Edition even better than the HERO3, with improved image quality the most significant enhancement. It's not a game changer, but it's a very welcome upgrade.90
By Expert Reviews on October 01, 2013
Excellent image quality and great apps make this a superb action camera, but we'd go for one of the cheaper models in the GoPro...100
By Layers Magazine on September 23, 2013
Cigarette Lighter-Sized Camera Has Cinematic Ambitions The HERO3 is GoPro’s newest action camera. I tested the most capable version, the Black Edition, with the new optional LCD Touch BacPac and the new minimal-design housing, The Frame. The...90
By 5FWD on June 03, 2013
GoPro is the leading name in action cameras, and with good reason: the GoPro Hero 3 is simply the one to beat, whatever it is you want to film. Full HD video, 12 megapixel camera snaps at a rate of thirty per second, Wi-Fi enabled - what more could...80
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...80
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...83
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.90
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...90
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...100
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...90