43points

Garmin Virb Elite

Garmin Virb Elite
vs

Garmin Virb Elite review: specs and price

Garmin Virb Elite
Garmin Virb Elite

Why is Garmin Virb Elite better than the average?

  • Megapixels
    16MPvs8.57MP
  • Battery power
    2000mAhvs1604.85mAh
  • Weight
    177gvs603.13g
  • Height
    53mmvs88.11mm
  • Width
    32mmvs84.85mm
  • Thickness
    111mmvs126.46mm

Videos

Powered by

Top specs and features

relevant

Design

1.Weather sealed
Garmin Virb Elite

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

2.height

53mm

Best

Canon Legria Mini

22mm

3.Is dustproof and water resistant
Garmin Virb Elite

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

4.thickness

111mm

Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Garmin Virb Elite

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.

6.weight

177g

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

relevant

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

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.

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Garmin Virb Elite

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

3.has a serial shot mode
Garmin Virb Elite

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

4.continuous shooting at high resolution

6fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000

120fps

relevant

Optics

1.megapixels

16MP

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

2.has a CMOS sensor
Garmin Virb Elite

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.

relevant

Audio

1.has a microphone in
Garmin Virb Elite

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

2.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nokia OZO

8

relevant

Battery

1.has a removable battery
Garmin Virb Elite

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

2.battery power

2000mAh

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

3.has an external memory slot
Garmin Virb Elite

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.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Virb Elite

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

relevant

Features

1.has GPS
Garmin Virb Elite

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

2.has a HDMI output
Garmin Virb Elite

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

3.Has WiFi
Garmin Virb Elite

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.can be controlled remotely
Garmin Virb Elite

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.Automatically syncs
Garmin Virb Elite

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

6.USB version

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

GoPro Hero (2018)

3

relevant

Miscellaneous

1.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Virb Elite

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Top 10 camcorders

Add to comparison
    This page is currently only available in English.