Comparison

TypeHero3 White EditionHero3 Silver EditionHero3 Black Edition
LensSharpSharp2x Sharper
Low LightConsumer GradeProsumer GradeProfessional Grade
Megapixels5 MP11 MP12 MP
ModesSingle
3 photos in 1 sec
TimeLapse every 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60
Single
10 photos in 1 sec
TimeLapse every 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60
Single
30 photos in 1 sec
TimeLapse every 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60
Megapixels + FOV5 MP11MP (Wide), 8MP (Medium), 5MP (Wide + Medium)12MP (Wide), 7MP (Wide + Medium), 5MP (Medium)
Time-lapse (Intervals)0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 second0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds
Burst (Photos/sec)3/13/1, 5/1, 10/1, 10/23/1, 5/1, 10/1, 10/2, 30/1, 30/2, 30/3
ContinuousN/AN/AYes, 3/1, 5/1, 10/1
Wi-Fi Built-inYesYesYes
Protune ModeNot compatibleYesYes
Instaneous Video + PhotoN/AN/APhoto every: 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds; Manual
InputsMicro-HDMI Port, Composite A/V Adapter, USB, Micro SD, HERO Port, 3.5mm Stereo Mic AdapterMicro-HDMI Port, Composite A/V Adapter, USB, Micro SD, HERO Port, 3.5mm Stereo Mic AdapterMicro-HDMI Port, Composite A/V Adapter, USB, Micro SD, HERO Port, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Adapter
Battery1050mAh rechargeable lithium-ion1050mAh rechargeable lithium-ion1050mAh rechargeable lithium-ion
Storage (Memory)MicroSD Class 4 or higher recommended; Up to 64GB capacity supported (Class 10 required for time- lapse photos @ 0.5 sec intervals)MicroSD Class 4 or higher recommended; Up to 64GB capacity supported (Class 10 required for time- lapse photos @ 0.5 sec intervals in Protune mode)MicroSD Class 10 or higher required; Up to 64GB capacity supported
Average Record TimeRecording times will vary based on resolution and frame rate settingsRecording times will vary based on resolution and frame rate settingsRecording times will vary based on resolution and frame rate settings
Operating SystemMac OS®X 10.5 and later Microsoft Windows® Vista, 7 and laterMac OS®X 10.5 and later Microsoft Windows® Vista, 7 and laterMac OS®X 10.5 and later Microsoft Windows® Vista, 7 and later
Mounts + Accessories Included in the BoxHERO3: White Edition Camera
197’ / 60m Waterproof Housing
Assorted Mounting Hardware
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
1 Quick Release Buckle
1 Curved + 1 Flat Adhesive Mount
HERO3: Silver Edition Camera
197’ / 60m Waterproof Housing
Assorted Mounting Hardware
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
1 Quick Release Buckle
1 J-Hook Buckle
1 Curved + 1 Flat Adhesive Mount
3-Way Pivot Arm
HERO3: Black Edition Camera
197’ / 60m Waterproof Housing
Wi-Fi Remote
Assorted Mounting Hardware
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
1 Quick Release Buckle
1 J-Hook Buckle
1 Curved + 1 Flat Adhesive Mount
3-Way Pivot Arm
HERO3: Black Edition / Surf contains 1 Surfboard Mount and Tether; 1 Curved + 1 Flat Adhesive Mount not included

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