GoPro HERO2 VS HERO3

GoPro HERO2 VS HERO3

Overview

The GoPro HERO3 Silver Edition Camera is smaller, lighter and sharper than its predecessor. It’s also Wi-Fi enabled, an upgrade with minor but vital improvements the HERO3 beer many of the HERO2 original features.

Specifications:

The HERO3 is designed for recording action sports and it comes with a rugged, waterproof housing that can go down to a depth of 197′ (60 m). The camera captures up to Full HD 1920 x 1080p video at 30 fps, but it also captures 960p, 720p and 480p video as well. Plus, it supports NTSC and PAL, and it can record up to 120 fps. For still images, the HERO3 supports 5, 8 and 11-megapixel photos.

The HERO3 is compatible with the optional Wi-Fi Remote, LCD Touch BacPac and Battery BacPac (all sold separately). It comes with several mounts and mounting hardware for a variety of uses. The camera features an ultra-wide angle, 6-element aspherical lens, an 11-megapixel sensor and microSD card slot that accepts up to 64GB cards. There’s a USB 2.0 port, a micro HDMI output and a port for optional accessories including the 3.5mm Stereo Mic Adapter and Composite A/V Adapter (both sold separately).

To ensure you get the best shot possible, the HERO3 is equipped with advanced camera settings including video looping, Protune, manual white balance and more. Plus, it supports 11-megapixel burst shooting at 10 fps and time-lapse recording at 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 or 60 second intervals. The HERO3 also features AAC compression with AGC enhanced audio performance, as well as a 1050 mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery.

Wearable, mountable camera with ultra-wide angle aspherical, 6-element lens
Capture Full HD 1080p (30 fps), HD 960p (48 fps), HD 720p (60 fps) and WVGA 480p (120 fps) video
Immersive, wide angle capture of your favorite activities
Professional quality 5, 8 and 11-megapixel photo capture with 10 fps burst mode
Built-in Wi-Fi enables remote control via optional 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′ (60 m) 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
Advanced camera settings include video looping, Protune, manual white balance controls and more
Port for optional accessories supports 3.5mm Stereo Mic Adapter and Composite A/V Adapter (sold separately)
Basic mounts and hardware included for attaching to helmets, gear and more
Supports microSD cards up to 64GB
Micro HDMI output
Enhanced audio performance supports AAC audio compression with AGC
Auto, Cam Raw 3000K, 5500K and 6500K white balance modes