4K GoPro Hero3 Unveiled

GoPro Hero3 Black

Last night GoPro, makes of the popular Hero line of ultra-compact HD video cameras, announced the Hero3. The new camera is available in 3 version, Whilte, Silver and Black. The Black version can shoot up to 4K cinema resolution at 12fps. You can also shoot at 2.7k cinema 30 fps / 1440p 48 fps / 1080p 60 fps / 960p 100 fps /720p 120 fps. The 120 fps at 720p opens up the world of hi-res slow-motion effects.

GoPro Hero3 In Its Housing

Still Photo Capabilities

The Hero3 Black can shoot still frames at 12, 7 and 5MP resolutions in bursts up to 30 photos per second. Continuous shooting at 3 photos per second, 5 photos per second and 10 photos per second. Timelapse shooting can be set at 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 second intervals. There's also simultaneous Photo + Video available at 12MP + 1440p 24 fps, 8MP + 1080p 30 fps and  8MP + 720p 60 fps.

GoPro Hero3 Black Motion-Capture Specs

You can learn more from Clint Milby's writeup on the Hero3 on the HDVideoPro blog. You can also learn more at the GoPro website.

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