GoPro has unveiled two updated cameras… the Hero3+ Black and Silver editions. We’ve got one on order and should have some test footage up in a few days. Here are the highlights of what’s new (and a few myth busters for marketing hype).
It’s Smaller. GoPro boasts that the Black is 20% smaller and the Silver is 15% smaller. The press release says “Innovative new housing yields a 20% smaller and lighter overall package when camera is installed in housing (waterproof to 40m).” We’ll see. Sounds like the CASE is smaller… not the camera. When I look at mounts on their website (particularly the most difficult underwater wrist mount). I’ve yet to see a side-by-side photo outside of the waterproof case (which I think is what makes it smaller).
30% Longer Battery Life. I look forward to testing this claim. Batteries claim to be the same (thank goodness). But they…