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GoPro intros Hero3+, smaller, lighter, more battery

SAN MATEO, CA – GoPro (www.gopro.com) is offering a new line of cameras called the Hero3+ that  feature a 20 percent smaller and lighter design and 30 smaller better battery life than previous models. Upgrades include an improved lens and new easier to use video capture modes.

GoPro is also offering new mounting accessories that will allow users to capture footage in even more immersive environments, during activity.

The HERO3+ Black Edition offers:
New housing yields a 20% smaller and lighter overall package when camera is installed in housing (waterproof to 40m)
• 30% longer battery life
• 4x faster Wi-Fi for quicker transfer and playback of photos and videos from your Hero3+ camera to your mobile device when using the GoPro App
• SuperView is a new video mode that captures the world’s most immersive wide-angle perspective
• Auto Low Light mode intelligently adjusts frame rate for varying lighting conditions
• A new lens for sharper video and improved image quality

The HERO3+ Black Edition camera has a suggested retail price of $399.99.

The HERO3+ Silver Edition –
• 2x faster image processor than the Hero3: Silver Edition
• Enables 1080p60 and 720p120 fps video
• Innovative new housing yields a 20% smaller and lighter overall package when camera is installed in housing (waterproof to 40m)
• 4x faster Wi-Fi for quicker transfer and playback of photos and videos from your Hero3+ camera to your mobile device when using the GoPro App.

The Hero3+ Silver Edition camera has a suggested retail price of $299.99.

New mounts include:

• Jaws Flex Clamp Mount – A quick way to clamp your GoPro camera to a variety of objects. Use the optional opposable neck to achieve a wide range of camera positioning and adjustability. Jaws securely grips irregular shapes and super slim objects thanks to its innovative design.

• Junior Chest Harness – A smaller version of our adult-sized Chest Harness. Perfect for kids ages 3+, the Junior Chest Harness is great for capturing immersive footage of a child’s world from their perspective—from skiing and skateboarding to slides and swings.

• Headstrap and QuickClip – The QuickClip is a new accessory that now comes bundled with GoPro’s Headstrap. The QuickClip enables ultra-compact, low-profile mounting to baseball hats, belts and other objects ranging in thickness from 3mm to 10mm.

Studio 2.0 for edits and sharing is a simple to use storyboard-based video editing software for Windows or Mac. It allows for manually creating a video with transitions, titles, and soundtrack. Studio 2.0 is available for free download on GoPro.com


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