GoPro Hero3 Black Edition (12MP) comparison

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GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition

GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition
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Price $389 at 1 store $199 at 1 store $389 to $400 at 7 stores $199 to $359 at 2 stores
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4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.0 (4.5 stars)
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4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
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Average user rating 1.5 stars out of 10 reviews 3.0 stars out of 3 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 3.0 stars out of 5 reviews
Release date October 18, 2012 October 18, 2012 December 09, 2013 October 18, 2012
The Bottom Line The GoPro Hero3 Silver and White editions are strong contenders in the sports camera market, but the faster, more powerful Black Edition is head and shoulders the best sports camera on the market today. 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.

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Lens aperture F/2.8
F/2.8
Info unavailable F/2.8
Optical sensor type CMOS
CMOS
Info unavailable CMOS
Media type Flash card
Flash card
Info unavailable Flash card
Weight 2.6 oz
2.6 oz
Info unavailable 2.6 oz
Manual focus Focus free
Focus free
Info unavailable Focus free
Video input type Camcorder
Camcorder
Camcorder
Camcorder
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