Garmin Virb Elite
Garmin Virb Elite
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Garmin Virb Elite review: 30 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Samsung Gear 360: 30MP

2. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Garmin Virb Elite
71% have it

3. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 30fps
JVC GY-LS300: 2160 x 150fps

4. battery power

2000mAh
Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta: 6600mAh

5. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Garmin Virb Elite
13% have it

6. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Garmin Virb Elite
80% have it

7. weight

177g
Veho Muvi Atom: 30g

8. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Garmin Virb Elite
28% have it

9. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Garmin Virb Elite
58% have it

10. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Garmin Virb Elite
30% have it

11. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Garmin Virb Elite
77% have it

12. height

53mm
Canon Legria Mini: 22mm

13. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Garmin Virb Elite
48% have it

14. width

32mm
Veho Muvi Micro Camcorder: 20mm

15. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Garmin Virb Elite
77% have it

16. thickness

111mm
GoPro Hero6 Black: 1.26mm

17. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Garmin Virb Elite
78% have it

18. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Garmin Virb Elite
74% have it

19. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Garmin Virb Elite
33% have it

20. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
1.4"
JVC GC-PX100: 7.6"

21. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Garmin Virb Elite
96% have it

22. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Garmin Virb Elite
52% have it

23. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Nokia OZO: 8

24. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6fps
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000: 120fps

25. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Garmin Virb Elite
95% have it

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