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GoPro HERO3+ Black Adventure Edition Action Camera
The most advanced GoPro yet.
Features video resolutions up to 4K, 12MP photos up to 30 frames per second, built-in Wi-Fi, SuperView and Auto Low Light modes. Waterproof to 131/40m.
Sale Price $399.99

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GoPro HERO3+ Black Adventure Edition Action Camera

Smaller, lighter, mightier still.

Capture and share your lifes most meaningful experiences with the HERO3+ Black Edition. 20% smaller and lighter than its best-selling predecessor, it delivers improved image quality and powerful new features geared for versatility and convenience. SuperView is a new video mode that captures the worlds most immersive wide angle perspective, while Auto Low Light mode intelligently adjusts frame rate for stunning low-light performance. Combined with 30% longer battery life, 4x faster built-in Wi-Fi and a sharper lens, the HERO3+ Black Edition is the most advanced GoPro yet.

Smallest, lightest GoPro yet.

The HERO3+ Black Edition is 20% smaller and lighter than previous modelsmaking it the most mountable, wearable and versatile GoPro ever.

Professional video quality.

Stunning video quality has made GoPro the worlds best-selling camera company, and the HERO3+ Black Edition continues this tradition. High-resolution, high-frame rate 1440p48, 1080p60, 960p100 and 720p120 video modes result in professional quality footage and allow for liquid-smooth slow motion playback. 4Kp15 and 2.7Kp30 enable ultra high-resolution, cinema quality capture.

Powerful photo capture.

The HERO3+ Black Edition captures gorgeous 12MP stills at up to 30 frames per secondperfect for fast-action sequences. Time Lapse mode enables automatic photo capture at 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 or 60 second intervals. Continuous Photo shoots full-resolution stills at a steady 3, 5 or 10 frames per second when holding down the shutter button.

Introducing SuperView.

GoPro is proud to introduce SuperView, a video mode that captures the worlds most immersive wide angle perspective. It allows you to capture more of yourself and your surroundings in the shotresulting in captivating, ultra engaging footage.

New Auto Low Light mode.

Want your camera to automatically adjust for low-light situations? Auto Low Light mode intelligently changes frame rates based on lighting conditions for enhanced low-light performance.

Sharper images, less distortion.

Enjoy crisper, clearer footage with reduced distortion. The HERO3+ Black Edition boasts a 33% increase in image sharpness thanks to its sharper lens and 2x reduction in imaging artifacts.

Improved audio.

Sound quality is as important as image quality. The HERO3+ Black Edition features upgraded audio performance, capturing even the most subtle of soundswhether youre recording voices, music or the roar of your engine on a spirited drive. Advanced wind-noise reduction technology keeps the audio clearer during high-speed activities.

30% longer battery life.

Featuring a 30% increase in battery life, you can go longer and capture more with the HERO3+ Black Edition.

Control, view, share4x faster.

With 4x faster1 connectivity to the GoPro App, you can preview content in near real-time2, and share your photos and videos quicker than ever. The GoPro App makes it easy to control your camera remotely with a smartphone or tabletplus preview, play back and share your favorite shots via email, text, Facebook®, Instagram and more.3 Also enjoy enhanced connectivity to the included Wi-Fi Remote, which enables control of up to 50 cameras from distances of up to 600/180m.

Check out the GoPro App >


  • 1Actual results may vary.
  • 2Based on approximately 1-second video preview latency for HERO3+ cameras compared to 4-second video preview latency in HERO3 cameras.
  • 3Compatibility varies by device. Video playback and sharing is compatible with videos captured in select modes only.


Camera: 74g (2.6oz)

Camera with housing: 136g (4.8oz)

Video Modes

Video Resolution 4K 4K 17:9 2.7K 2.7K 17:9 1440p 1080p 1080p SuperView 960p 720p 720p SuperView WVGA
NTSC fps 15 12 30 24
  • 48
  • 30
  • 24
  • 60
  • 48
  • 30
  • 24
  • 48
  • 30
  • 24
  • 100
  • 60
  • 48
  • 120
  • 60
  • 100
  • 60
  • 48
PAL fps 12.5 12 25 24
  • 48
  • 25
  • 24
  • 50
  • 48
  • 25
  • 24
  • 48
  • 25
  • 24
  • 100
  • 50
  • 48
  • 100
  • 50
  • 100
  • 50
  • 48
Protune Mode Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes (except 48 fps) Yes Yes (except 48 fps) No
Field of View (FOV) Ultra Wide Ultra Wide Ultra Wide, Medium Ultra Wide, Medium Ultra Wide
  • Ultra Wide
  • Medium
  • Narrow
Ultra Wide Ultra Wide
  • Ultra Wide
  • Medium*
  • Narrow
Ultra Wide Ultra Wide
Screen Resolution 3840x2160 4096x2160 2704x1524 2704x1440 1920x1440 1920x1080 1920x1080 1280x960 1280x720 1280x720 848x480
Aspect Ratio 16:9 17:9 16:9 17:9 4:3 16:9 16:9 4:3 16:9 16:9 16:9

*720p120 and 720p100 support Ultra Wide and Narrow FOV only.

Video Format

H.264 codec, .mp4 file format

Advanced Video Capture Settings


Video mode that captures the world's most immersive wide angle perspective. Allows you to capture more of yourself and your surroundings in the shot, and provides full widescreen playback.

SuperView Settings
SuperView Mode Video Resoltuion
1080 SuperView 1920 x 1080
720 SuperView 1280 x 720


Advanced video mode that yields stunning image quality and cinema-caliber video optimized for professional productions, giving content creators more flexibility and workflow efficiency.

  • Captures images with less compression, giving content creators higher quality for professional productions.
  • Neutral color profile offers more flexibility during post-production color correction. Protune's log curve captures more detail in shadows and highlights.
  • Records video in cinema-quality 24 fps, allowing you to easily intercut GoPro content with other source media without the need to perform fps conversion.

White Balance

Adjusts video and photo color tones to match different lighting conditions.

  • Auto
  • 3000 K: use in warm light (incandescent, sunrise/sunset)
  • 5500 K: use in slightly cool light (cool fluorescent, average daylight)
  • 6500 K: use in cool light (overcast conditions)

Spot Meter

Ideal for filming within a dark space with the camera pointed towards a brighter setting (such as filming outdoors from within a car).

One Button

Upon powering on, the camera automatically beings recording video or capturing Time Lapse photos.

Auto Low Light

Automatically adjusts frame rates according to lighting conditions for enhanced low-light performance.

Auto Low Light Video Settings:
Bright Environments Low-Light Environments
1440p 48 fps 1440p 24 fps
1080p 60 fps 1080p 30 fps
1080p 50 fps 1080p 25 fps
1080p 48 fps 1080p 24 fps
1080p SuperView 48 fps 1080p SuperView 24 fps
960p 60 fps 960p 30 fps
960p 50 fps 960p 25 fps
960p 48 fps 960p 24 fps
720p 60 fps 720p 30 fps
720p 50 fps 720p 25 fps
720p SuperView 60 fps 720p SuperView 30 fps
720p SuperView 50 fps 720p SuperView 25 fps
720p SuperView 48 fps 720p SuperView 24 fps

Looping Video

Records a continuous video loop that overwrites itself until you press the shutter button to stop it. It's ideal for saving space on your memory card while waiting to catch a moment of action.

Photo Modes

Still Photo
Resolution Field of View (FOV) Screen Resolution
12MP Ultra Wide 4000 x 3000
  • Ultra Wide
  • Medium
3000 x 2250
5MP Medium 2560 x 1920

Time Lapse

0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 second intervals

Burst Photo
  • 30 photos/1 second, 30 photos/2 seconds, 30 photos/3 seconds
  • 10 photos/1 second, 10 photos/2 seconds
  • 5 photos/1 second
  • 3 photos/1 second

Continuous Photo (up to 30 seconds)
  • 3 photos/1 second
  • 5 photos/1 second
  • 10 photos/1 second

Simultaneous Video and Photo
Photo Resolution Photo Capture Interval Video Resolution Video fps
12MP 5, 10, 30, 60 second intervals 1440p 24
7MP 5, 10, 30, 60 second intervals 1080p
  • 30
  • 25
  • 24
5MP 5, 10, 30, 60 second intervals 720p
  • 60
  • 50

Photo Modes Overview

Still Photo

Capture a single photo.

Continuous Photo

Hold down the shutter button to continuously capture a series of photos until shutter button is released.

Simultaneous Video and Photo

Record video and capture Time Lapse photos at the same time.

Burst Photo

Capture up to 30 photos per second - perfect for fast action photography.

Time Lapse

Automatically capture a series of photos at timed intervals. Ideal for capturing photos when the camera is out of reach.

Image Quality + Optics

  • 33% improved image sharpness compared to HERO3: Black Edition
  • Ultra-sharp 6-element aspherical glass lens
  • Fixed f/2.8 aperture
  • Ultra wide angle field of view

Battery + Charging

  • 30% longer battery life compared to HERO3: Black Edition
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Rated at 1180mAH, 3.7V, 4366mWh

Battery Life

The chart below indicates the approximate continuous recording time (hr:min) you can expect when shooting in various video modes using a fully-charged battery.*

With Wi-Fi Off With Wi-Fi On + Using Wi-Fi Remote With Wi-Fi On + Using GoPro App With Wi-Fi Off + Using LCD Touch BacPac
Video Mode Estimated Time Estimated Time Estimated Time Estimated Time
4K 15fps 2:00 1:50 1:20 1:25
2.7K 30fps 1:40 1:35 1:10 1:15
1440 48fps 1:50 1:40 1:10 1:20
1080p 60fps 1:30 1:20 1:00 1:10
1080p 30fps 2:00 1:50 1:20 1:25
720p 120fps 1:55 1:45 1:15 1:20

*Based on GoPro engineering testing. Actual performance may vary based on settings, environmental conditions and other factors. Maximum battery capacity will normally decrease with time and use.


  • Mono, 48kHz, AAC compression with AGC (automatic gain control)
  • Increased audio range by approx. 10dB compared to HERO3: Black Edition
  • Handles approx. 2x greater volume without distortion compared to HERO3: Black Edition
  • Supports 3.5mm stereo microphone via optional adapter (sold separately)


Mini USB
  • Charging
  • Connecting to a computer for playback/file transfer/charging
  • Supports 3.5mm stereo microphone via optional adapter (sold separately)
  • Supports playback to composite TV via optional cable (sold separately)
Micro HDMI
  • Supports playback to HDTV via optional cable (sold separately)

  • Memory Card


  • microSD Class 10 memory card required. Recommended microSD cards
  • Up to 64GB capacity supported
  • Record times vary with resolutions and frame rates

Photo + Video Playback

  • HDTV: Micro HDMI to HDMI cable required (sold separately)
  • TV: Mini USB to composite cable required (sold separately)
  • LCD Touch BacPac (sold separately): Attach to your camera for preview and play back of videos and photos
  • GoPro App (free): Use your smartphone or tablet to preview and play back videos and photos
  • Computer: Connect via mini USB to USB cable (included), or copy files from the microSD card to your computer

Minimum system requirements for best playback on Mac® and Windows® PCs:
  • Mac OS® X 10.5 and later / Microsoft Windows® Vista, 7 and later
  • 2nd generation Intel® Core-based processor or AMD equivalent (3rd generation Intel Core-i7 recommended)
  • 2GB RAM (4GB or greater recommended)
  • Graphics processor comparable to an Intel HD Graphics 3000, nVidia GeForce 600 Series, AMD Radeon HD6000 Series or better

  • 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

HERO3+: Black Edition Quick Start Guide

Want to jump right in? Learn the basics of capturing incredible photos and videos with your GoPro.

Download PDF Quick Start Guide

HERO3+: Black Edition User Manual

Learn how to use your GoPro product, and get all the info youll need here.

Download PDF User Manual (2MB)

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Software Update

New Software Update as of October 1st, 2013.

Instructions to Software Update

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