GoPro Hero 3: Black Edition Review

As of yet GoPro have not have any major challenge in the world of sports compact video cameras. This is why they have made huge leaps in terms of technology and each GoPro Camera has improved in every area. Since the release of the GoPro Hero 3 we have seen a huge rise in the amount of better quality sports related videos on the Internet and YouTube.

GoPro Hero 3

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The GoPro Camera allows the audience to look through the eyes of the sports person and see exactly what they see as it happens. The GoPro is great for capturing daredevil sports like skiing, Car Racing, Motorcycle racing and I have even see it used in football games. A friend of mine used the GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition camera to film a short online video for a photo book company and it worked well as the GoPro helped him capture every movement made in the video.

Enough with the boring stuff lets dig into the Tech Specs of the big dog GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition Camera.


  • Sensor: 12 Megapixels
  • Memory: Micro SD up to 64GB
  • Video Resolution:

– 1080p60- 720p120

    – 1440p48

– 4kp15

– 2.7kp30

– WVGA-240fps

  • Shutter Speed : 240 fps
  • Burst Rate: 30 fps
  • Mounts: Same as Other GoPro editions
  • WIFI: Built In
  • Remote Control: WIFI Remote Included
  • GoPro App Compatible: Yes
  • Pro Low Light Performance: Standard

As you can see GoPro have done it again and have increase the power of their camera and it really is a wonderful camera. With its High Quality HD video shooting means that you can now film better quality videos with ease.

Go Pro have not changed the exterior of the camera since the introduction of the Hero and Hero 2 editions however with the Hero 3 they have ditched the classic sturdy metal clad look and have gone with just the silver clad on the front and on the back and sides have gone with a softer black plastic. This makes the camera easier to hold and it also makes it look more aesthetically pleasing.

GoPro allow you to use there great editing software called Cineform Studio and is available to download from the GoPro website. The software provides basic editing tools to help you trim clips and adjust Contrast Sharpness exposure and saturation. This tool is quite helpful for amateur sports people to create high quality videos.

The GoPro Hero 3 Black edition is a great piece of camera equipment and since I had the pleasure of working with it and I know the power it can unlock and the HD videos it can produce. The only thing is the price that’s seems to put people off but if you look hard enough you can pick them up on Amazon for cheaper than in a store.

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