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#1 webeagle12


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Posted 17 October 2012 - 03:06


GoPro CEO Nick Woodman announces the GoPro HERO3: the smallest, lightest, most powerful way to document your life.

The Wi-Fi enabled HERO3: Black Edition is the most advanced GoPro, ever. No expense was spared during its development, resul
ting in a GoPro that is 30% smaller, 25% lighter and 2x more powerful than previous models.

HERO3 video premier & HERO3 pre-order going live on GoPro.com at 12:01 AM PST TONIGHT

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#2 +Elliot B.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 03:32

More info.:

At a San Francisco launch event GoPro has just revealed the next addition to its line of action cameras, the Hero3. The Hero3 claims specs that are 30 percent smaller and 25 percent lighter than its predecessor, with a resolution that's up to 4x higher and it has WiFi included. The top of the line Black Edition (pictured above) is capable of capturing video at up to 4K res -- if you're willing to drop the framerate down to 15fps -- however thanks to a processor it says is 2x faster, it has also doubled frame rates at lower resolutions. That means 1080p60, 1440p48 and 720p120 modes are supported for your super slow and still-HD capture needs. The Silver Edition maxes out at 11MP stills and 1080p30 video, while the White Edition drops down to 5MP stills. All three versions include WiFi (no BacPac necessary for remote control via the app) however the Black edition includes a remote that can control up to 50 cameras at once with a 600ft range and is waterproof to 10 feet deep. It will also be available as a $79 accessory for the lesser versions.

As far as pricing, the Black Edition is $399, the Silver is $299 and the White $199. Pre-orders are scheduled to start at 12:01AM PT (3:01AM ET), and there's a handy counter on the GoPro site if you otherwise might forget. Naturally we were in the house and will have hands-on pics and impressions soon, check after the break to peek at a list of specs.


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Posted 17 October 2012 - 15:06

Where it says Wi-Fi i read port to access photos without permission.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 16:57

DAMN! I bought a HD Hero 2 back in May, and I'm glad the ProTune firmware just came out for it. However, I'm selling the Hero 2 to get the Hero 3 Black Edition! 1080P at 60FPS, and 4K?

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