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GoPro Hero3 Silver Edition

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5595 reviews of GoPro Hero3 Silver Edition. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and portability. The price and image quality also get good feedback, but many are negative about the viewfinder. There are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

usability, image quality, price, portability, battery

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the GoPro Hero3 Silver Edition is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for GoPro Hero3 Silver Edition

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 245 user reviews of GoPro Hero3 Silver Edition from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the price and battery are on the whole positive. The image quality and size are also appreciated. The reliability and portability get critical comments.

usability, size, image quality, battery, price

portability, reliability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: GoPro Hero 3 Edition Camcorder - Silver (11MP)GoPro Hero 3 Edition Camcorder - Silver (11MP)

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for GoPro Hero3 Silver Edition

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2047 user reviews of GoPro Hero3 Silver Edition from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Comments about the battery and price are generally positive. The portability and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but the viewfinder and reliability get negative comments.

usability, image quality, portability, price, battery

reliability, viewfinder

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: GoPro HERO3+: Silver EditionGoPro HERO3+: Silver Edition

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for GoPro Hero3 Silver Edition

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of GoPro Hero3 Silver Edition from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: GoPro HERO3: Silver Edition Camera (CHDHN-301) w/ SSE Kit: Includes 32GB SDHC High Speed Memory Card, High Speed Card Reader, Extended Life Battery, EGoPro HERO3: Silver Edition Camera (CHDHN-301) w/ SSE Kit: Includes 32GB SDHC High Speed Memory Card, High Speed Card Reader, Extended Life Battery, E

Sep, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:1.050 / 1.18 / 1.180 / 118
Battery capacity (Watt hours):4.36 / 4.366 / 43.6
Battery life (max):3
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:3.7
Video recording time:2.5

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD

Features

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

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): No

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.8
Total MegaPixels:10 / 11

Indication

LED indicators:Y

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):0 - 2.8
Lens Type:Wide-angle

Networking

Wi-Fi: Yes

Operational conditions

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

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: No
Cables included:USB
Flat surface mount: Yes
Manual:Y
Underwater case: Yes
Universal mount: Yes
User guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

HDMI ports quantity:1
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / mini-USB

Software

Bundled software:GoPro App, GoPro Studio
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 / Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Yes
Windows operating systems supported:1. Creative Live! Central 3\n- Touch Screen control\n- Online Sharing\n- Avatars/Avatar Creator\n- Visual/Voice Effects\n- Movie Creator\n- Desktop Share\n- Media Show\n- Parental Control\n2. Live! Scan / 127 x 95 x 51 / Atheros 802.11b/g/n / Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Yes

Still image

Continuous shooting mode: Yes
Maximum image resolution:3680 x 2760
Photo mode: Yes
Still image resolution(s):3072 x 2304\n2624 x 1968 / 3680 x 2760, 3072 x 2304, 2624 x 1968 / 3680 x 2760\n3072 x 2304\n2624 x 1968

Storage

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

Technical Details

Audio recording formats:AAC
Colour of product:Black, grey / Black, Silver / Silver / White
F-number (relative aperture):2.8
Wide angle lens system: Yes

Video

3D: No
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Bitrate at maximum video resolution:35
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
HD-Ready: Yes
Maximum frame rate:120 / 60
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p, 960p
Video formats supported:H.264, MP4 / MP4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080 / 848 x 480,1280 x 720,1280 x 960 / 848 x 480,1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080 / 848 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080 / 848 x 720,1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:72 / 73.7 / 74

White balance

White Balance:Auto / Auto, Manual