Hero3+
GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition

Capture and share your life's most meaningful experiences with the HERO3+ Black Edition. 20% smaller and lighter than its best-selling predecessor, it delivers improved image quality and powerful new features geared for versatility and convenience.

  • Smallest, lightest GoPro yet.

    The HERO3+ Black Edition is 20% smaller and lighter than previous models—making it the most mountable, wearable and versatile GoPro ever.

  • Introducing SuperView.

    GoPro is proud to introduce SuperView™, a video mode that captures the world's most immersive wide angle perspective.

  • New Auto Low Light mode.

    Auto Low Light mode intelligently changes frame rates based on lighting conditions for enhanced low-light performance.

  • Sharper images, less distortion.

    The HERO3+ Black Edition boasts a 33% increase in image sharpness thanks to its sharper lens and 2x reduction in imaging artifacts.

  • Improved audio.

    Capture even the most subtle of sounds thanks to upgraded audio performance.

  • 30% longer battery life.

    With increased battery life, you can go longer and capture more with the HERO3+ Black Edition.

  • Control, view, share—4x faster.

    Speedier Wi-Fi delivers enhanced connectivity to the included Wi-Fi Remote and GoPro App for remote camera control, content preview in near real-time, playback and sharing.

  • Wireless camera updates.

    Conveniently update your camera on the go using your smartphone or tablet and the GoPro App.

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  GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition GoPro Hero3+ Silver Edition GoPro Hero3 White Edition
MSRP £359.99 £279.99 £199.99
IMAGE QUALITY      
Optics Ultra-sharp ƒ/2.8 6-element aspherical glass lens, Ultra Wide angle with reduced distortion Ultra-sharp ƒ/2.8 - 6 element aspherical glass lens, Ultra Wide angle with reduced distortion Ultra-sharp ƒ/2.8 - 6 element glass lens, Ultra Wide angle with reduced distortion
Lens 33% improved image sharpness and reduced distortion* Sharp Sharp
Field of View (FOV) Ultra Wide, Medium, Narrow Ultra Wide, Medium, Narrow Ultra Wide, Medium
Low Light Performance Professional grade Prosumer grade Consumer grade
VIDEO SPECS (by resolution)      
4K (16:9)
4K Cinema (17:9)
15, 12.5 / 12 fps
Ultra Wide FOV
Protune Supported
N/A N/A
2.7K (16:9)
2.7K Cinema (17:9)
30, 25 / 24 fps
Ultra Wide, Medium FOV
Protune Supported
N/A N/A
1440p (4:3) 48, 30, 25, 24 fps
Ultra Wide FOV
Protune Supported
N/A N/A
1080p (16:9)
1080p SuperView (16:9)
60, 50, 48, 30, 25, 24 / 48, 30, 25, 24 fps
Ultra Wide, Medium, Narrow / Ultra Wide FOV
Protune Supported
60, 50, 30, 25 fps
Ultra Wide, Medium, Narrow FOV
30, 25 fps
Medium FOV
960p (4:3) 100, 60, 50, 48 fps
Ultra Wide FOV
Protune Supported (Not avail. w/ 48 fps)
60, 50, 30, 25 fps
Ultra Wide FOV
30, 25 fps
Ultra Wide FOV
720p (16:9)
720p SuperView (16:9)
120, 100, 60, 50 / 100, 60, 50, 48 fps
Ultra Wide, Med (60, 50 fps only), Narrow / Ultra Wide FOV
Protune Supported / Protune Not avail. w/ 48 fps
120, 100, 60, 50, 30, 25 fps
Ultra Wide, Medium, Narrow FOV
60, 50, 30, 25 fps
Ultra Wide FOV
WVGA (16:9) 240 fps
Ultra Wide FOV
120, 100, 60, 50 fps
Ultra Wide FOV
60, 50 fps
Ultra Wide FOV
PHOTO SPECS      
Megapixels + FOV 12MP (Wide), 7MP (Wide + Medium), 5MP (Medium) 10MP (Wide), 7MP (Wide), 5MP (Medium) 5MP (Wide)
Time Lapse Intervals 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds
Burst Photo (Frames/sec) 30/1, 30/2, 30/3, 10/1, 10/2, 5/1, 3/1 10/1, 5/1, 3/1 3/1
Continuous Photo 10/1, 5/1, 3/1 N/A N/A
ADVANCED FEATURES      
Wi-Fi Built-in Yes Yes Yes
SuperView Yes N/A N/A
Auto Low Light Yes N/A N/A
Protune Mode Yes N/A N/A
Simultaneous Video + Photo Photo every: 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds; Manual N/A N/A
White Balance Auto, 3000K, 5500K, 6500K, Cam Raw (with Protune) N/A N/A
Looping Video Yes Yes Yes
High Video Bitrate Capture (H.264) Up to 45/Mbps Up to 25/Mbps Up to 15/Mbps
AUDIO SPECS      
Mono, AAC compression w/ AGC Yes Yes Yes
USABILITY      
LED Indicators Red: Front, Rear, Top, Bottom / Blue (Wi-Fi): Front Red: Front, Rear, Top, Bottom / Blue (Wi-Fi): Front Red: Front, Rear, Top, Bottom / Blue (Wi-Fi): Front
Inputs Micro-HDMI Port, mini USB, microSD, HERO Port,
Composite A/V Adapter**, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Adapter**
Micro-HDMI Port, mini USB, microSD, HERO Port,
Composite A/V Adapter**, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Adapter**
Micro-HDMI Port, mini USB, microSD, HERO Port,
Composite A/V Adapter**, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Adapter**
Battery 1180mAh rechargable lithium-ion 1180mAh rechargable lithium-ion 1050mAh rechargable lithium-ion
Storage (Memory) microSD Class 10 required; up to 64GB capacity supported microSD Class 10 required; up to 64GB capacity supported microSD Class 4 or higher recommended; up to 64GB capacity supported (Class 10 required for Time Lapse photos @ 0.5 sec intervals)
Average Record Time Recording times will vary based on resolution and frame rate settings. Recording times will vary based on resolution and frame rate settings. Recording times will vary based on resolution and frame rate settings.
Operating System Mac OS® X 10.5 and later
Microsoft Windows® Vista, 7 and later
Mac OS® X 10.5 and later
Microsoft Windows® Vista, 7 and later
Mac OS® X 10.5 and later
Microsoft Windows® Vista, 7 and later
COMPATIBILITY      
Mounts + Accessories Compatible with all GoPro mounts and accessories. Compatible with all GoPro mounts and accessories. Compatible with all GoPro mounts and accessories.

*Compared to HERO3
**Optional accessories sold separately.