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GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4021 reviews of GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the size and image quality are generally positive. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical opinions about the connectivity and zoom.

usability, price, portability, image quality, size

reliability, battery, viewfinder, zoom, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 292 user reviews of GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the battery and portability. The image quality and price are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the reliability.

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reliability

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: GoPro HD Hero 3 Black Edition Action CameraGoPro HD Hero 3 Black Edition Action Camera

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1816 user reviews of GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size and image quality. The portability and price are also appreciated. Many are critical about the finish and connectivity. Views are divided on the viewfinder.

usability, price, portability, image quality, size

reliability, battery, zoom, connectivity, finish

69% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: GoPro HD HERO3: Black EditionGoPro HD HERO3: Black Edition

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:1.05 / 1.050 / 1.18 / 1.180 / 1180
Battery capacity (Watt hours):4.366 / 43.6
Battery life (max):1.41 / 3
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:3.7

Display

Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display:LCD

Features

Audio recording formats:AAC
Colour of product:Black, Silver / Black, White / Silver
F-number (relative aperture):2.8
Storage Media:Memory Card
Touchscreen:N
Wide angle lens system:Y
Wind filter:Y

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite):N / No

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.8
Total MegaPixels:12

Indication

LED indicators: Yes

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):0 - 2.8
Focal length range (f-f):2.8 - 2.8
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Type:Wide-angle

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Manual

Networking

Wi-Fi:Y / Yes

Operational conditions

Protection features:Water Resistant / Waterproof
Waterproof: Yes
Waterproof up to:40

Packaging Content

Cables included:AV, HDMI, USB / USB
Flat surface mount: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Underwater case: Yes
User guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

AV output: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:mini-USB

Software

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion / Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion / Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Yes
Windows operating systems supported:112 x 132 x 18 / 127 x 95 x 51 / Yes

Still image

Continuous shooting mode:Y / Yes
Image formats supported:Raw
Maximum image resolution:4000 x 3000
Photo mode:Y / Yes
Still image resolution(s):3000 x 2250\n2560 x 1920 / 4000 x 3000\n3000 x 2250\n2560 x 1920

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / MicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDXC
Maximum memory card size:64
Storage Media:Memory Card

Technical Details

Audio recording formats:AAC
Colour of product:Black, Silver / Black, White / Silver
F-number (relative aperture):2.8
Touchscreen: No
Wide angle lens system: Yes
Wind filter: Yes

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL / NTSC,PAL
Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9, 17:9
Bitrate at maximum video resolution:45
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
HD-Ready: Yes
Maximum frame rate:240
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 3840 x 2160 / 4096 x 2160
Supported video modes:1080p, 1440p, 720p / 1080p, 1440p, 720p, 960p / 1080p, 720p, 960p / 720p, 960p, 1080p, 1440p, 1520p, 2160p / 720p,960p,1080p,1440p
Video formats supported:H.264, MP4 / H.264, MPEG4 / H.264,MPEG4 / MP4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080 / 2704 x 1524,848 x 480,1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080,1920 x 1440,3840 x 2160,4096 x 2160 / 800 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080,1920 x 1440,2704 x 1524,3840 x 2160 / 848 x 480,1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080,1920 x 1440,2704 x 1524,3840 x 2160,4096 x 2160 / 848 x 720,1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080,1920 x 1440,3840 x 2160

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:547 / 74

White balance

White Balance:Auto / Auto, Manual / Fluorescent, Incandescent