40points

Garmin Virb

86points

GoPro Fusion

Garmin Virb
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Garmin Virb vs GoPro Fusion

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
40
points
Garmin Virb
86
points
GoPro Fusion

Why is Garmin Virb better than GoPro Fusion?

  • Has a microphone input
    ?
  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
    ?
  • Automatically syncs
    ?

Why is GoPro Fusion better than Garmin Virb?

  • 12.5% more megapixels (main camera)
    18MPvs16MP
  • 2.31x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2496 x 30fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • 31% more battery power
    2620mAhvs2000mAh
  • Has GPS
    ?
  • Has a BSI sensor
    ?
  • Is compatible with Android
    ?
  • Supports slow-motion video recording
  • Has manual ISO
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
2.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

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
GoPro Fusion
3.has a touch screen
?

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

For example

GoPro Hero7 White

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

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
GoPro Fusion
5.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

JVC GC-PX100

7.6"

1.4"

2"

6.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

For example

Sony RX0 II

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GoPro Fusion

Videography

1.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.

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

1080 x 30fps

2496 x 30fps

2.has a 24p cinema mode
?

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

GoPro Hero7 White

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
4.has a serial shot mode
?

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

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
5.Supports slow-motion video recording
Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
6.supports AVCHD format
?

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Sony RX0 II

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GoPro Fusion

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

16MP

18MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

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
GoPro Fusion
3.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
GoPro Fusion
4.has manual white balance
?

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
GoPro Fusion
5.has a brand lens
?

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

For example

Sony RX0

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GoPro Fusion
6.has manual ISO
?

This allows to manually set the ISO level.

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion

Audio

1.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Nokia OZO

8

1

3

2.has a microphone input
?

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

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
3.Has a zoom microphone
?

Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
4.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Canon EOS C700

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
6.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion

Battery

1.has a removable battery
?

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

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
2.battery power
?

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

2000mAh

2620mAh

3.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
GoPro Fusion
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
5.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion

Features

1.has GPS
?

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

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
2.Is compatible with Android
?

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

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
3.has a HDMI output
?

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

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
5.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

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
GoPro Fusion
6.Is compatible with iOS
?

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

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion

Miscellaneous

1.Shoots 360° panorama
?

It allows you to shoot a panorama 360° in every direction, by stitching together multiple shots that you take while turning on the spot. This creates a spherical 360° panorama, which allows you to look around in all directions instead of just horizontally.

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
2.has a compass
?

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
3.has a gyroscope
?

A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion
4.Has dual card slots
?

It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

Garmin Virb
GoPro Fusion

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