Published on Feb 20, 2013
GoPro Hero 3 vs. Apple iPhone 5 Camera Comparison all wrapped up in a fun LMFAO video parody review. (Sexy and I know It). If you are a party rocker or spec junkie you will love this review. Think of it as a GoPro HERO 3 review tied to an iPhone 5 review.
I put the GoPro Hero 3 to the test by taking it to the beach and running it against an iPhone 5 camera. The best camera is the one that's in your hands when you need it so the iPhone 5 camera can't be taken lightly! The iPhone 5 is always with party rockers.
I'm not going to do an un-boxing review because the Hero 3 is all action. The GoPro Hero 3has an ultra-wide lens and is amazing for action. Since GoPro ships with a waterproof case it's also a waterproof camera. Doing a video review with it coming out of a box is not for party rockers. If I were un-boxing a GoPro while jumping out of an airplane that would be cool but if I didn't already have a Hero 3 mounted on my head what would be the point? Go Pro, get a GoPro Hero3!
Here is what you get with the Hero3 Black Edition Camera - waterproof housing, Wi-Fi remote+key ring, rechargeable battery, buckles, mounts and a USB charging cable. Go Pro, get a GoPro Hero3!
All Hero 3 editions have built in Wi-Fi. Now you can control the camera with the new Go Pro Hero remote. The built in WiFi is impressive since it lets you operate the camera remotely. You can also watch and review the video footage directly from your iPhone 5 because it's app compatible. You see the camera's image on your IOS or Android GoPro App. A skateboarder shot a little followcam with the GoPro Hero 3 which was very stable compared to the iPhone 5. Go Pro, get a GoPro Hero 3!
The "Black" edition has a new video processor that allows better lighting performance in the dark. It captures video at 4K resolution as well. Go Pro, get a GoPro Hero 3!
As for the iPhone 5 you get the phone, a USB cable, and a charger. Oh wait, don't forget about that Apple sticker. Do I hear an I? Get an iPhone 5, yea!
The iPhone 5 camera is such a step up from the past "built in" cameras but the iPhone 5 cameras' real asset is the built in apps. The fact that an iPhone 5 can compress and upload the footage you shoot directly to YouTube, Facebook, or anywhere is perfect. The only negative is that even with a case on the iPhone 5 I'm still afraid of dropping since it's expensive. Do I hear and I? Get an iPhone 5!
Hero 3 vs. iPhone 5 recap. The HERO 3 boasts some pretty incredible specs for a small action camera. The iPhone 5 redefined what a phone camera can do. Do I hear an I? Get an iPhone 5 yea! Do I hear a go? Get a Go Pro Hero 3!
The bottom line is this - for accessibility it's hard to beat the iPhone 5 camera and for sports the Gopro Hero 3 is basically untouchable. The mounts allow for amazing shots that you just can't get with the iPhone 5. Go Pro, GoPro Hero 3!
I had fun plotting the GoPro Hero 3 against the iPhone 5 to the LMFAO Party Rockers beat -I hope you like LMFAO too! With a GoPro Hero 3 black edition you are sexy and you know it for certain. Later Spec Junkies!
When I walk on by, my GoPro's looking absolutely fly.
It's got killer steeds and a bad ass name like the (GoPro) Hero 3.
It has an ultra-wide lens and 12 megapixels so your world can bend.
Buy my iPhones got sapphire glass - side by side they both rock the shot, pass!
Ah, girls look at this iPhone 5 - ah, it shoots HD video. Ah, panoramic photos -- its iSight
Ah, girls look at this GoPro (Hero 3) - ah, it shoots crazy slow-mo. Ah, 30 FPS burst mode - this thing's tight! When I walk into the ocean this is what I see,
My camera keeps on rolling because I got a (GoPro) Hero 3.
Underwater case included and I'm not afraid to mount it, mount it.
Nothing rhymes with mount it! (Not even LMFAO can rhyme it).
When I'm at the mall my iPhone's sweet because it's got it all.
But when I'm at the beach the GoPro Hero 3 can't be beat.
This is how I roll - two cameras are best for a life on the go!
If you still don't know which one's for you then consider this montage it's kind of cool.
1080P60, 720P120, VGA240, A GoPro Hero 3 (Black Edition), Ah, It's got a 30P mode.
And geo-tagging with an LED flash, an iPhone 5 dynamic range kind of sucks.
iPhone on the right, Go Pro (Hero3) looks way better when you're shooting low light.
I have to say I like the Go Pro (Hero3) but there is one thing that it's missing -
There's no angry birds on this thing.
Avoid the pixel game - It's a compression game -- both cameras have their merit.
It costs $399 (GoPro Hero 3) and it starts at $199 (iPhone 5)
Ah, GoPro (Hero3) vs. an iPhone 5 -- maybe I'll just get an iPad instead!
LMFAO Music parody track by Norbert Caoili - Doesn't LMFAO rock?
3 Hero 3 editions are as follows. The GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition retails for $399, the GoPro Hero 3 Silver Edition retails for $299 and the GoPro Hero 3 White Edition is only $199. I say go for the Hero 3 Black Edition! Go Pro, GoPro Hero 3!
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