Camera with integrated housing - 111g (3.9oz)
Frames per Second (FPS) NTSC/PAL
Field of View (FOV)
Video Format - H.264 codec, .mp4 file
Advanced Video Capture Settings
Spot Meter - Ideal for filming within a dark space with the camera pointed towards a brighter setting (such as filming the outdoors from within a car).
SuperView - Capture the world's most immersive wide angle perspective allowing you to capture more of yourself and your surroundings in one shot.
QuikCapture - With a press of a button, the Hero automatically turns on and begins to record.
Photo Resolution - 5MP, wide FOV, 2592x1944
Burst Photo - Capture 10 photos in 2s (5 FPS)
Time Lapse - Automatically capture a series of photos at 0.5s intervals.
Advanced Photo Capture Settings
SpotMeter - Ideal for taking photos from within a dark space with the camera pointed towards a brighter setting.
QuikCapture - With a press of a button the Hero 3 automatically turns and starts taking Time Lapse photos.
Image Quality & Optics
Ultra sharp image quality with glass lens
Fixed f/2.8 aperture
Ultra wide-angle field of view
Battery & Charging
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Rated at 1180mAH, 3.8V, 4484mWh
Integrated with camera
1080p 30fps - 2:45
720p 60fps - 2:30
720p SuperView 60fps - 2:30
Internal Microphone - Mono
Format - AAC compression, AGC
Mini USB - Charging, Connecting to a computer for playback, fild transfer and charging
MicroSD memory card with a Class 10 or UHS-1 rating required.
Up to 32GB capacity supported
Record times vary with resolutions and frame rates
Photo & Video Playback
TV - If your TV supports USB platback, insert the SD card into a reader and connect to the TV using a USB adapter
Computer - Connect via mini USB or copy your files from the MicroSD card.
Minimum System Requirements for Best Playback
Mac OS X 10.8 and later / Microsoft Windows 7, 8.x
Intel Core 2 Duo or Intel Dual Core
Mac: 2GB RAM (4GB recommended) / Windows: 4GB
Mac: Graphics card included with Intel Dual Core Macs or better / Windows: Graphics card that supports OpenGL1.2 or later
5400 RPM internal hard drive (7200 RPM drive or SSD recommended)