If you like GoPro's camera design and just want solid HD video, you might be able to save yourself $100 and get this instead of the $400 Black Edition.
Though the updates might seem minor on paper, the GoPro Hero3+ is most definitely more than the sum of its parts, proving that it's still the king of action cameras.
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.
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Should I stay or should I GoPro? Stay right here and check out pictures of the new Hero3+ Music edition that attaches cameras to instruments and mic stands.
Here I GoPro again on my own with a new Hero3+ Music edition, allowing musicians to attach tiny HD cameras to instruments and mic stands for live gigs and music videos.
The insides are different, but the design of the Silver Edition looks identical to GoPro's Hero3+ Black Edition (pictures)
Though it lacks several bells and whistles of the Black Edition, and the video isn't quite as good, for $100 less the Silver edition still packs plenty of punch.
The incremental update brings better Wi-Fi and battery life, a new lens, and a couple added shooting features.
BASE jumpers, snorkelers, and skate punks rejoice: The new models bring smaller size, better battery life, new video modes, and faster Wi-Fi.