GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition vs GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

Winner
GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

79

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

77

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Shoots 4K movies
Movie format
4K @ 12fps
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
5 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
30 fps
Movie format
Shoots 4K movies
4K @ 12fps
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
5 mm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 34 sample photos taken by the GoPro HERO3 Black Edition.
Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition.

competitors

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition Competitors

Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4

Waterproof

$380

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130

Waterproof

$272 - $347

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization Image stabilization
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Compact

$229

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition

GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition

Waterproof

$470

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon Coolpix AW120

Nikon Coolpix AW120

Waterproof

$199

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

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