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  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    A great camera for me and my sidecar dogs

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    I read every GoPro message board tip and gripe on this camera before purchase. Most were actually self-inflicted by users who failed to read the manual before using the camera or before griping about a mistake. I don't care for The Frame, but found that Rage Cams offered a disposable lens cover and also a high dollar lens cover to help. The audio on this camera is not anything to brag about and even worse than my old Hero 960. An external mic and the 3.5mm mic adaptor are really necessary items to obtain for better sound quality. The camera has about the same features in handling as my old 960 and is easy enough to use anywhere. Low light is much improved, as is most modes on this camera. A beginer can even leave it on the One Button Mode and make some very nice video at all times. If you like buttons and jangles, then this camera has them, but is still simplistic enough to work well in any mode. I have modified The Frame for better audio, myself. I do wish that the manual online was written in an easier to follow manner, as a beginner would likely have some difficulty with it. Still, as compared to my Tachyon, my Crocalis Extreame Cam, my Swann action cam, my old Hero 960 and my old flip action cam, this camera rates best to me. For filming my dogs in their Dog Taxi themed, sidecar, this camera works great.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    A Vast Improvement Over Previous Models Of Gopro

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    A vast improvement over previous models of go-pro cameras They have addressed the issue of low-light and now the camera is useful in all light levels and gives great results. I use this camera for aerial photography with my quad-rotor drones. I fly all my videos via wireless video and have the go-pro hero 3 record the hd video and pictures for latter review. What's not so great The wifi feature was not ready at release and has a lot issues I have tried it on android 4.1 and 4.2 jelly bean nexus 7 and it does not work. Further the WiFi will run constantly with no auto shut off and drain camera battery dead. I have already been to one spot to find out my day of flying was canceled due to the wifi draining the battery dead. After that i turned off the WiFi completely and considered super-gluing the button rofl =) Please feel free to see examples of my video here

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    My first Point of View camera - Love it!

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    I bought this to be used on some up coming trips and for getting some movies made of my road, mountain and track biking. I used this for a week in St Thomas snapping quick pictures and movies of my wife and kids. Everyone was amazed of the quality pictures and movies. Was able to take into the water with me and caught some great footage snorkeling, kayaking and other water activity. GoPro app came in handy a number of times getting some group shots. --- I was hesitant to buy this due to all the negative reviews and later read that these issues is a result of how you apply the firm ware updates. I was careful not to let Java do the automatic updates for me and opted for the manual updates (the Java update would not get all the files loaded per what I read). I did have the camera freeze on me a couple of times when I was using the WiFi remote. I was testing it and going back n forth to manual and remote controls which I am sure confused it. I have had no issues with using it normally... I am very please with it and so glad I got it.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great adventure camera with amazing underwater

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    I bought the camera the night before we left on vacation to the carribean, so I did not have ample time to set the camera up with my iPhone. It was pretty nerve wracking taking the photos and videos on the trip without being sure of the quality and location of the shots without the viewfinder. Much to my surprise when I got back and downloaded the photos and videos, to say I was pleased is an understatement, they are truly amazing! Super happy with the camera, and did not have to plead forgiveness from the wife, because I did not tell her until we were on the trip, in the pool that I had bought it! Even the photos in the ocean are spectacular!!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great for underwater footage

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    I bought this for a underwater camera and it is perfect. I was looking for the silver edition but wasn't available(not in stock) so I got the white and I am extremly happy with it. The underwater footage (video and still) is excellent, very clear and clean. I have used it in the gulf of mexico and got really good photos and video with using the dive housing and GoBudi monopod.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Awesome underwater pics

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    We bought this for snorkeling in Hawaii. The picture quality was beyond our expectations. The wifi capability made it so we could post the pictures right away and share our experiences with our friends and family as we were taking videos and pictures! Best purchase of the year. We're having a lot of fun with it. I highly recommend this!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    This is a great HD camera for its size.

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    I love the different mounting opptions, and the small size. I purchased the head strap mount, went down a zip-line and landed in water-camera was still on my head. When taking still pics, the camera lags for that exposure.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great Camera for airborne filming

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    Very happy with the GP Hero3 Black, I use it with my quadcopter (and other uses) and it does great. The only issue is some of the cams emit excessive RF/EMI "noise" that can interfere with your RC aircraft. It is easily solved by shielding the cam or water proof case in tin or copper foil.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    RECORD LIFE in LIFE QUALITY

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    I purchased the BLACK edition for its 2X low sensitivity because I have a HERO mounted on the bumper of my whenever it is not recording something else. So now I will be able to record at night a lot more. I have not had the problems that everyone else is complaining about. My battery lasted for over 2 hours on every charge so far recording @ 720p @ 60 FPS. The only time I have play back issues is in cineform when trimming videoos to lenght. For taking pictures, the curvatture from previous HERO's is gone and you can now ZOOM IN alot before it starts to get "GRAINY".

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Cool, Fun, Glitchy

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    Purchased for scuba diving and we captured some great pics and video on the really sunny days. Definitely needs a red filter below 20 foot. When trying to set the camera up for preferences it often jumps back to the main menu and you have to start all over again. This is very random and frustrating particularly when a specific setting is needed in a finite situation. The App is also very glitchy. Sometimes it connects and other times it will not connect. Once connected it works most of the time but nothing precise can be done because it is not a live feed. several second delay from the event until you see it in the app. Lots of room for improvement but for the money it is a great HD toy.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    A vast improvement over previous models of go-pro

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    They have addressed the issue of low-light and now the camera is useful in all light levels and gives great results. I use this camera for aerial photography with my quad-rotor drones. I fly all my videos via wireless video and have the go-pro hero 3 record the hd video and pictures for latter review. What's not so great The wifi feature was not ready at release and has a lot issues I have tried it on android 4.1 and 4.2 jelly bean nexus 7 and it does not work. Please feel free to see examples of my video here

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Best Action Cam in Market

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    I bought my GoPro Hero3 White Edition for casual kayaking and hiking trips. I am happy to say that this is a purchase I do not regret making. You definitely get your money's worth with any of the GoPro cameras, including this one. It takes great video above and under water, and as long as you get a micro sd card with a fast writing speed, you can take great high-speed video. This product is definitely worth the money!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Wonderful camera for sports

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    This camera was purchased specifically for a marathon which runs up and down a 14,115 ft mountain (Pikes Peak, CO). The picture quality is incredible. A longer (much longer) battery life would have made things easier, but nevertheless, a very impressive little camera.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great camera for highschool kid

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    I Love it. My brother had the black and I saw no difference whatsoever. Unless, a professional, I see no reason to spend the extra money. I have used it for baseball, swimming, vacation, and I love it. great purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    For $200 wow

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    Its a great camera beats most of the camcorders in its price range not to mention that its a sports camera too. The wifi feature is awesome no need for the wifi remote since i can do that through my iPhone 4s. The only down side is that the camera is a little bulky for paintball since it can easily give my position out. I also own a contour roam which is better suited for paintball since it easily attaches on the side of my paintball mask. Besides that the go pro is superior offers more features and has a better touch of color in the videos.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    I enjoy my product!

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    I love my gopro. I am becoming scuba certified to be able to use this in the deep blue sea. I am excited with my purchase. I have since went ziplining and taken it under water recently. This is a fabulous purchase!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great sports camera!

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    I just took this camera to Hawaii for 2 weeks. The quality of the photos and videos were outstanding! Battery life is not great, so make sure you buy an additional battery if you plan to use the camera for more than an hr. I did experience the camera "freezing up" on 2 occasions - GoPro said to update the firmware again (this is NOT an easy process!). Overall this is a great sports camera despite the minimal battery life and firmware glitches.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Takes beautiful video and photos

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    The GoPro Hero 3 is a great camera and a great value. The quality of the video and photos is excellent. I recently used it while sailing and scuba diving in the waters of the British Virgin Islands,,,, fantastic! I would like to have GPS tracking someday.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Very simple camera/camcorder to use

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    This camera is a very easy camera to work. I picked mine up from my local best buy and took it out that afternoon. I didn't even read the manual and had no idea how to work it. I was just very anxious to take it out and play with it. I'm very impressed with how easy it was to set everything up and get recording. It took me 10 minutes to figure everything out which is nothing for a 200 dollar camera. Speaking of 200 Dollars, at that price for a gopro camera it is priced at a very good value. It packs a lot of quality for a low price. Battery life is questionable and could be improved but overall I'm still a happy customer. A full battery can last me up to 3+ hours of constant recording on 1080p which is more than what I expected. Always carry a second battery and you are good to go. Overall this camera/camcorder is beyond what i expected from it, i'm very happy with my purchase. I recommend this product to anyone.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great gift for a demanding recicipient

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    Bought this as a gift for my son who is very picky about his purchases. As I hoped he was extremely pleased and has mounted the camera on his crane to get spectacular videos and still shots. I expect when the weather warms up he'll use mounts on his boat and motorcycle also. The Black Friday deal I got on this camera made it a spectacular purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend
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