Is the GoPro Hero3 good?

If you want to take good-quality images or videos with an action camera, GoPro Hero 3 is the best option for you. While the GoPro Hero3 Silver, White, and Black editions are solid contenders in the market for sports cameras, the more powerful Black Edition is the most popular.

Does GoPro Hero3 record 4K?

Just in time for the inevitable surge of daredevil free-fallers, GoPro has announced its latest portable, mountable camera line: the GoPro Hero 3. The GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition, the premiere model, features a 12MP camera that can shoot 4K video at 12 fps, or 1080p video at up to 60 fps.

Is GoPro Hero3 1080p?

The HERO3: Silver Edition captures professional quality video at 1080p-30, 720p-60, 960p-48 and WVGA-120 resolutions and frame rates. The HERO3: Silver Edition captures 11MP still photos and has a burst capture rate of 10 frames per second.

How do I transfer my GoPro videos to my computer?

Connect GoPro to Computer: 4 Step Guide

  1. Remove the microSD card from your GoPro.
  2. Insert card into either a USB card reader or SD card adapter.
  3. Now insert this into your computer.
  4. Navigate to “This PC”, in the left sidebar.
  5. Open the DCIM folder.
  6. From here, just drag and drop the files to your computer.

Is GoPro Hero 3 waterproof?

Like the Hero 3, the Hero 3+ features video resolutions up to 4k, 12MP photos with a variety of timelapse and burst modes (up to 30 frames/second), built-in wifi, excellent low-light capability and a waterproof housing rated to 130 feet.

How old is GoPro 3?

Editors’ note: The GoPro Hero3 product line, released in 2012, was replaced by the GoPro Hero3+ line as of October 2013. See our reviews of the $399 Hero3+ Black Edition and the $299 Hero3+ Silver Edition.

How long can a GoPro Hero 3 record?


HERO3: Black Edition HERO3: Silver Edition
1080-48 4h 30m n/a
1080-30 7h 9h 30m
1080-24 4h 30m 9h 30m
1440-48 4h 30m n/a

What is the difference between GoPro 3 and 3+?

One of the biggest changes with the Hero3+ is a more powerful battery and some inner tweaks that allow the camera to run for longer. GoPro reckon that the Hero3+ has a 30% longer battery life compared to HERO3: Black Edition with its new battery rated at 1180mAH, 3.7V, 4366mWh.

Does the GoPro Hero 3 have image stabilization?

Despite the lack of autofocus and image stabilization features on the GoPro HERO3, you may be surprised that it scores fairly well for these 2 video attributes.

How do you turn on a GoPro Hero 3?

Turn on the camera by pressing and holding the Power/Mode button for approximately 2 seconds.

  • Tap the Power/Mode button again,to choose between Photo,Video or Time-Lapse.
  • Press the Shutter/Select button to select the highlighted option.
  • Repeatedly press the Mode button to choose the option and shutter button to select it.
  • How do you reset your GoPro Hero 3?

    From the HERO3 update page click “Start Update” to begin.

  • On the first page,enter your serial number and registration information and then click “Next Step.”
  • On the next page,select ‘Wi-Fi Update Only’ with the blue check mark and click “Next Step.”
  • On the next page,enter your new camera name and password.
  • How to connect GoPro Hero 3 to Android app?

    – Tap camera icon at top left of screen – Tap “+ Add Device” at bottom of screen – Select your camera model and follow prompts

    What is the battery life of a GoPro Hero 3?

    GoPro claims better battery life with the Hero3+ Silver Edition, and going by its engineering estimates, you can get up to 3 hours of battery life shooting at 1080p 30fps with Wi-Fi off. Subsequently, Can you overcharge GoPro battery? Nope. The charging station automatically shuts off after the batteries are done charging.