GoPro Hero3+ is the Fairest of Them All

GoPro’s Hero3+ dropped like a bomb today, splitting atoms and shattering computer screens with some of the most bad-ass footage yet seen. The new Hero3+ is GoPro’s sexiest iteration to date, with some notable improvements over its predecessor. Lest you Hero2 or Hero3 owners think this money ill-spent, consider these upgraded features that you’ll get with the Hero3+:

_20% lighter + smaller (case)
_30% more battery life
_4x faster WiFi (built-in)
_Auto Low Light feature, which automatically adjusts frame rate to maximize quality
_sharper lens
_SuperView movie mode allows you to shoot 1080p (1920 x 1080 video resolution) w/ the Ultra Wide field of view, so you can capture more of yourself and the beautiful landscape. Or a lion’s face.

There’s been some chatter from folks who feel wrong-done by GoPro’s “Apple-like” upgrade, but the truth is they’ve been pretty consistent in the time + release of new products and it’s not their fault if you just bought a Hero3. [Note to those who did: If you bought it from less than 30 days ago, the company *should* honor your return requests so you can get in the “+” game.]

Will I be adding the Hero3+ to my OCD-inspired GoPro travel bag? Definitely. I’m thinking I may need a re-do of my GoPro aerial footage experiment, too.

9 Responses to GoPro Hero3+ is the Fairest of Them All

  1. Jason Kessenich October 1, 2013 at 12:01 pm #

    I just got the Hero 3 Black Edition a little over a month ago, now they come out with this. They need some sort of trade-in program. I hear the new batteries are compatible with the H3B… any word on that?

    • Rick October 19, 2013 at 9:36 am #

      This is true.
      Hero3 and 3+ batteries are interchangeable.

    • Andreas November 26, 2013 at 4:51 am #

      Just because a new version is out, it doesnt change your ability of creativity. You can create equally stunning videos, time lapses, stop motions, photos with your current device.

  2. faisal October 2, 2013 at 5:24 am #

    Wow, it’s simply beautiful.

  3. Randy McKown October 3, 2013 at 6:35 pm #

    That video is awesome. I want a GoPro just so I can velcro it to my dog. :P

  4. Jedna Chwila November 5, 2013 at 1:20 pm #

    Awesome video! thanks for this!!! :D
    GoPro rulesss!

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