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GoPro Hero 3 Silver Edition

GoPro Hero 3 Silver Edition
alaScore 88

278 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 278 reviews of GoPro Hero 3 Silver Edition. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the GoPro Hero 3 Silver Edition is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of GoPro Hero 3 Silver Edition from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on

84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: GoPro HERO4 Silver Edition AdventureGoPro HERO4 Silver Edition Adventure

Feb, 2018

Expert review by: Antonio Villas-Boas (

GoPro Hero3+ Silver Edition


If you're going to get a GoPro, spring for the $400 Hero3+ Black Edition. While $100 less expensive, video quality from the Silver Edition seriously pales in comparison.

Good color and white balance.

Subpar video quality for the price. Battery life is poor with Wi-Fi enabled.

Conclusion The GoPro Hero3+ Silver Edition isn't the less-expensive alternative to the Hero3+ Black Edition you should get. Sony's POV Action Cam (HDR-AS100V) has a similar $300 asking price as the Silver Edition, but it records more detailed footage....

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: (stuff.tv_in)

GoPro Hero3+ Silver Edition review


The best action cam to buy isn't always the most expensive and feature packed, as this GoPro proves

Best value GoPro of the range ; Smooth 1080p footage @60fps ; Wider range of mounts than other brands ; Matchbox design squeezes into small spaces

Screen is ₹8,000 extra ; Main unit is vulnerable when not in waterproof housing ; Tiny buttons, fiddly in use

Not the most user-friendly, but certainly the best value action cam out there

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Dylan S. (

i love gopro!!!


Love this camera, such good quality!

Wifi destroys battery life

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: Dean3x (

Good Price, I'm Happy


I know this is a older version but for needs it can't be beet for the price I Got from B&H.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: BobH8 (

Camera works well but...


I like the quality of video but you have to really like the wide angle look for everything you shoot. One trick pony and not a replacement for a camcorder.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: TR (

Just what I was looking for


I use the Hero +3 as a 2nd camera for most shoots.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Billy Book (

Small package big results


Small camera but packs a big punch. Couldn't afford the more expensive 4 hero but this meets all my needs. I like the GoPro App which allows you to sync up your Smartphone to use as a screen to see what you are shooting.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Tech Junkie (



Although this does not have the touch screen back, it is still great.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: marcos (

great camera---


very good camera.......

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Photo nut (

best monyt I spent in a long time.


I bought this to put on my bow for bow bear season.I got two bears on film and one was the one I shot at about 6ft.NEAT...

Dec, 2015

Product Specifications


Built-in Microphone: Yes


Battery Capacity:1.18
Battery capacity (Watt hours):4.36 / 4.366
Battery life (max):2.15 / 3
Battery performance:1180
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:3.7
Video recording time:2.5


Built-in display: Yes


Color of product:Black, Silver / Silver

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite):N

Image Sensor

Total megapixels:10

Lens System

Lens Type:Wide-angle


Wi-Fi: Yes

Operational Conditions

Protection features:Water Resistant / Waterproof
Waterproof: Yes
Waterproof up to:1574.8

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Flat surface mount:Y
Underwater case: Yes
Universal mount:Y
User guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard / Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Windows operating systems supported:11.8 x 11.4 x 15.4 / 19040, 14970 / Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 8.1 x64

Still Image

Continuous shooting mode: Yes
Maximum image resolution:3680 x 2760
Photo mode: Yes
Still image resolution(s):3072 x 2304\n2624 x 1968 / 3680 x 2760\n3072 x 2304\n2624 x 1968


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Maximum memory card size:64

Technical Details

Color of product:Black, Silver / Silver


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
HD-Ready: Yes
Maximum frame rate:120
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p, 960p
Video compression format:H.264, MP4
Video formats supported:H.264,MP4
Video Resolutions:848 x 480,1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:2.61 / 4.8