GoPro Hero3 Specifications

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GoPro Hero3 Black Edition (12MP)

Part Number: 130-01534-000

General

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Wireless Connection
    Wireless LAN
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    12.0 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    12.0 MP
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Manufacturer
    GoPro

Exposure & White Balance

  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic
  • Exposure Modes
    Automatic

Carrying Case

  • Underwater Depth
    up to 197 ft

Miscellaneous

  • Protection
    shockproof, waterproof
  • Color Category
    silver
  • Underwater Use
    Yes
  • Protection
    Waterproof, shockproof
  • Underwater Depth
    Up to 197 ft

Lens System

  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8
  • Focus Adjustment
    focus free
  • Element Qty
    6
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    microSD Card, microSDHC Card, microSDXC Card
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 3840 x 2160 - 15 fps
    H.264 - 4096 x 2160 - 12 fps
    H.264 - 2716 x 1524 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 2716 x 1440 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 48 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1440 - 48 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 960 - 100 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 960 - 48 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 120 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 60 fps
    H.264 - 848 x 480 - 240 fps
  • Memory Card Slot
    microSD card

Additional Features

  • Features
    Time-Lapse recording, USB charging, audio recording, high-speed recording, multi-picture burst, remote control via Android devices, remote control via IPhone, selectable field of view, takes photos while movie recording
  • Additional Features
    Audio recording, multi-picture burst, takes photos while movie recording, USB charging, high-speed recording, Time-Lapse recording, selectable field of view, remote control via IPhone, remote control via Android devices
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    microSD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Mono
  • Microphone Features
    Wind noise reduction

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1050 mAh (included)

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.5 or later, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Header

  • Brand
    GoPro
  • Product Line
    GoPro HERO3
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Edition
    Black Edition

Video Input

  • Type
    action camera
  • Camcorder Type
    wearable
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • High Definition Video Support
    4K
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Features
    Time-Lapse recording, USB charging, audio recording, high-speed recording, multi-picture burst, remote control via Android devices, remote control via IPhone, selectable field of view, takes photos while movie recording

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    automatic

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom

Dimensions & Weight

  • Weight
    2.61 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    12 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    12
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    microSD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    microSD Card, microSDHC Card, microSDXC Card

Camera Specifications

  • Wireless Interface
    Wireless LAN
  • Connectivity Features
    remote live view

Camcorder Features

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Action Camera Features

  • Camera Type
    mountable

General

  • Manufacturer
    GoPro