GoPro Hero3 Silver Edition Overview
Smaller, lighter with built-in Wi-Fi.
The HERO3: Silver Edition boasts the same high performance specs as the famous HD HERO2 camera it replaces, yet it has built-in Wi-Fi and is 30% smaller and 25% lighter. The HERO3: Silver Edition is wearable and gear mountable, waterproof to 197' (60m), and is capable of capturing ultra-wide 1080p 30 fps and 720p 60 fps video plus 11MP photos at a rate of 10 photos per second.
Weighing in at a scant 2.6 ounces, the HERO3: Silver Edition is 25% lighter and 30% smaller than the HD HERO2 camera it replaces.
Professional Quality Video
The HERO3: Silver Edition captures professional quality video at 1080p-30, 720p-60, 960p-48 and WVGA-120 resolutions and frame rates.
Professional Quality Photos
The HERO3: Silver Edition captures 11MP still photos and has a burst capture rate of 10 frames per second. Time-lapse photo capture mode enables automatic photo capture at 0.5, 2, 5, 10, 30 and 60 second intervals.
Improved Sharpness, Less Distortion
The HERO3: Silver Edition's reduced-distortion aspherical lens combines with user-selectable 1080p Ultra-wide, Medium and Narrow field-of-views to deliver more perspective-capture options than are available on the White Edition camera. The totally updated flat-lens waterproof housing delivers stunning image sharpness both above and below water.
Redesigned Audio System
Understanding that sound quality is as important as image quality, GoPro engineers completely redesigned the HERO3: Silver Edition to be as adept at capturing the subtle, natural sounds of voice and music as it is at capturing the immersive sounds of sport. Also improved is GoPro's already famous wind-noise reduction, ensuring that you'll hear more of your passion, be it your engine or expletives, and less of the wind during high speed activities.
The HERO3: Silver Edition features built-in Wi-Fi and is compatible with both the Wi-Fi Remote (optional accessory) and the GoPro App. The Wi-Fi Remote (not included) is a waterproof, wearable remote control that can control up to 50 Wi-Fi-enabled GoPros at a time from a range of 600'. The HERO3: Silver Edition's built in Wi-Fi means it can also be controlled by iOS smartphones and tablets running the GoPro App*. The GoPro App enables full camera control and live scene preview on any compatible iOS smartphone or tablet. *A software update for your HERO3 camera is required before using the GoPro app. GoPro app compatibility with the HERO3: Silver Edition will be available November 12, 2012.
The HERO3: Silver Edition is compatible with all GoPro mounting accessories and older generation BacPacs along with the newer generation LCD Touch BacPac and 2nd generation Battery BacPac. However, as all HERO3 cameras have a new size and shape and are not compatible with HERO2 housings.
What's IncludedHERO3: Silver Edition Camera
197/ 60m Waterproof Housing*
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
1 Curved Adhesive Mount
1 Flat Adhesive Mount
Assorted Mounts and Hardware
USB Charging Cable
Wearable, mountable design
Immersive, wide angle capture of your favorite activities
Professional quality HD video & 11MP photos
Built-in Wi-Fi enables remote control via included Wi-Fi Remote or live video preview and remote control on smartphones and tablets running the free GoPro App.
Rugged housing is waterproof to 197/60M and captures sharp images above and below water
Compatible with all GoPro mounts for attaching to gear, body, helmets, vehicles and more
Compatible with LCD Touch BacPac and second generation Battery BacPac
Backwards compatible with older generation BacPacs
New advanced camera settings: Looping video, Manual White Balance control (in Protune mode only), Protune Mode, allows to shoot photos while recording video and more.
Professional 1080p 30 fps / 960p 48 fps / 720p 60 fps and more video capture
11MP photo capture with 10 fps burst
Wi-Fi Remote Compatible (sold separately)
GoPro App Compatible (FREE)
197/ 60m Waterproof Housing*
Assorted mounts and hardware included for attaching to helmets, gear and more
Ultra sharp /2.8 6-element aspherical glass lens
Ultra wide angle / reduced distortion
Video format: H.264 codec, .mp4 file format
White Balance: auto and manual
11, 8, 5MP resolutions
Burst: 10 photos per second
Time-lapse: 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 second intervals
Battery & Charging
1050mAh rechargeable lithium-ion
Charge via USB
Mono, AAC compression w/ AGC
Supports optional 3.5mm stereo mic adapter * *
Class 4 and higher required, Class 10 for .5 sec Timelapse and 10/1 Burst
Up to 64GB capacity supported
Record times will vary with resolutions and frame rates
USB charging cable
Optional Cables + Adapters*
Micro HDMI cable
Composite A/V cable
3.5mm stereo mic adapter
Vista, 7 and later
Mac OS® X 10.5 and later
*Optional accessories sold separately