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 Engadget on January 17, 2014
GoPro's Hero3 Black Edition is the most capable action camera available today. It gives users higher resolution and higher frame rate options than the competition, but its battery life leaves much to be...84
By cnet on December 16, 2013
Like the Hero3, the GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition's strongest attributes are its excellent video quality and impressive list of shooting options. If that's what matters most to you, this is the action cam to get.82
By Digital Trends on November 18, 2013
Nearly all of the issues we had with the GoPro Hero3 were the result of us being complete rookies with the camera. Guilty. Yes, we should have known that we would need additional accessories if we wanted to attach the camera to a bike. We should have...80
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 uk.hardware.info on June 14, 2013
Action cams have become very popular in recent times. They're very compact so they're easy to bring with you on vacation and smaller outings. They're so light you can mount them on clothing or a helmet, and tons of accessories and expansions...-
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