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Review of GoPro - Hero3+$299

Review of GoPro - Hero3+

4.50 stars
Price Range
Reviewed on: June 14, 2014
Author: BoolPool.com

Pros & Cons

  • Amazing picture and video quality with high resolution and immersive wide angle perspective
  • Various mounting options available
  • Simple and easy to use
  • Built in Wi-Fi for enhanced connectivity to the Wi-Fi Remote and GoPro App
  • Smaller and lighter than previous generation
  • Automatically adjust for low-light situations
  • Easy to carry around
  • Battery life is not that good
  • Distance focus isn't as sharp

Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for GoPro - Hero3+. The BoolPool rating for this product is Excellent, with 4.50 stars, and the price range is $299.99-$399.99.

The GoPro - Hero3+ is an excellent camera that provides great video quality and exceptional pictures of all your adventurous activities and sports. It features video resolutions up to 1080p60, 10MP photos up to 10 frames per second and built-in Wi-Fi. This camera is waterproof to 131’/40m for taking amazing underwater shots.  HERO3+ is 20% smaller and 15% lighter than previous models and  2x more powerful. Many various mounts are available for this camera making it wearable, gear-mountable and waterproof. With 4x faster Wi-Fi, enhanced low-light performance and 30% longer battery life the HERO3+ makes capturing and sharing your life easier than ever.

However, some users are not happy with the battery life on this camera. It is little bit expensive and also does not come with a memory card. Also, some user reviews mention that the distance focus isn't as sharp.

Overall, the GoPro - Hero3+ is an excellent camera to take high quality shots, immersive wide angle perspective and amazing angles using various different mounts. 

What's included:

  • HERO3+ Black Edition Camera
  • 131’/40m Waterproof Housing
  • Wi-Fi Remote
  • Higher Capacity Li-ion Battery
  • Quick Release Buckle
  • Vertical Quick Release Buckle
  • 1 Curved + 1 Flat Adhesive Mount
  • 3-Way Pivot Arm
  • USB Charging Cable

Note: microSD card sold separately

User Voice

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Review Group #: 1
(4.00 stars)
29 Reviews
Great video quality Exceptional image quality Simple to use Shoot within minutes Takes cool underwater shots Video quality is awesome in low light also
Review Group #: 2
(4.50 stars)
11 Reviews
Video quality in any resolution is just amazing Distance focus isn't as sharp Low light compensation takes amazing videos Good battery life
Review Group #: 3
(4.50 stars)
17 Reviews
Has various mounting options Easy to strap Great camera for taking videos during sports activities
Review Group #: 4
(4.00 stars)
27 Reviews
Original battery run time is low Great quality images and videos compensate for battery life
Review Group #: 5
(4.50 stars)
5 Reviews
Does not come with a memory card More expensive than usual camera Somewhat expensive HD shots Portable

Where to Buy

StorePromotionsPriceAdditional Details
Amazon$299.99Silver Edition
gopro.com$299.99Silver Edition
REI$399.95Black Edition
Amazon$399.99Black Edition
BestBuy$399.99Black Edition
BHPhotoVideo$399.99Black Edition
gopro.com$399.99Black Edition

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Amazon.com  ‎ Rating: 4.20 stars from 415 reviews‎‎, Price: $399.99 ‎

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