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Garmin Virb Ultra 30

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
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Garmin Virb Ultra 30 review: specs and price

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
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Garmin Virb Ultra 30

Why is Garmin Virb Ultra 30 better than the average?

  • Megapixels (main camera)
    12MPvs8.68MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 30fpsvs51611.25fps
  • Weight
    87.9gvs561.25g
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
    ?

    60fpsvs17.79fps
  • Width
    57.5mmvs83.46mm
  • Height
    45.9mmvs85.17mm
  • Thickness
    31.3mmvs124.62mm
  • Volume
    82.61cm³vs827.2cm³

Price comparison

Garmin Virb Ultra 30

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Virb Ultra 30 AmazonGarmin 010-01529-04 Garmin VIRB Ultra 30...Garmin 010-01529-04 Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 Europe/WW
Amazon logo
$667.68
Garmin Virb Ultra 30 AmazonGarmin VIRB Ultra 30 Action Camera
Amazon logo
$269.00

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

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2.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

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3.volume
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

82.61cm³

4.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience. Show more

Best

JVC GC-PX100

7.6"

1.75"

5.weight
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

87.9g

6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image. Show more

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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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. Show more

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

2160 x 30fps

2.has a serial shot mode
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The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row. Show more

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3.continuous shooting at high resolution
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Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000

120fps

60fps

4.movie bitrate
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The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

440Mbps

60Mbps

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

12MP

2.has a CMOS sensor
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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. Show more

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3.has manual white balance
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With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.

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4.has a brand lens
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The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.

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5.has manual ISO
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This allows to manually set the ISO level. Show more

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6.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image. Show more

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Audio

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

Best

Nokia OZO

8

1

2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

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Battery

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

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2.battery power
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Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

1250mAh

3.has an external memory slot
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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. Show more

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4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

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

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2.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

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

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4.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

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6.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

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Miscellaneous

1.Battery life
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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Garmin Virb Ultra 30

2h

2h

Price comparison

Garmin Virb Ultra 30

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Virb Ultra 30 AmazonGarmin 010-01529-04 Garmin VIRB Ultra 30...Garmin 010-01529-04 Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 Europe/WW
Amazon logo
$667.68
Garmin Virb Ultra 30 AmazonGarmin VIRB Ultra 30 Action Camera
Amazon logo
$269.00

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