82points

Garmin Virb Ultra 30

61points

Garmin Virb XE

Comparison winner
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42 facts in comparison

Garmin Virb Ultra 30 vs Garmin Virb XE

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
82
points
Garmin Virb Ultra 30
61
points
Garmin Virb XE

Why is Garmin Virb Ultra 30 better than Garmin Virb XE?

  • 1.5x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 30fpsvs1440 x 30fps
  • 27.55% more battery power
    1250mAhvs980mAh
  • Has a brand lens
    ?
  • Has manual ISO
    ?
  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • Has manual exposure
    ?
  • Has manual white balance
    ?

Why is Garmin Virb XE better than Garmin Virb Ultra 30?

  • 3.33% more megapixels (main camera)
    12.4MPvs12MP
  • Supports slow-motion video recording
  • 5.3mm shorter
    40.6mmvs45.9mm
  • Has a remote control
    ?
  • Has a dedicated bike mount
    ?
  • 10m higher waterproof depth rating
    ?

    50mvs40m

Price comparison

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.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
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.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
3.volume
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

82.61cm³

115.04cm³

4.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
5.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.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
6.weight
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

87.9g

151.7g

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.

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

2160 x 30fps

1440 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.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
3.Supports slow-motion video recording
Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
4.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

30fps

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

12MP

12.4MP

2.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.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
3.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.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
4.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.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
5.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.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
6.has manual ISO
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This allows to manually set the ISO level.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE

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

1

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

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE

Battery

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

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
2.battery power
?

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

1250mAh

980mAh

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.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE

Features

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

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
2.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
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.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
4.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
5.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
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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.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE
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.

Garmin Virb Ultra 30
Garmin Virb XE

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