60points

Garmin Virb X

68points

GoPro Hero5 Session

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
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Garmin Virb X vs GoPro Hero5 Session

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
60
points
Garmin Virb X
68
points
GoPro Hero5 Session

Why is Garmin Virb X better than GoPro Hero5 Session?

  • 24% more megapixels (main camera)
    12.4MPvs10MP
  • Has a removable battery
    ?
  • Has GPS
    ?
  • Has a microphone input
    ?
  • Has an accelerometer
    ?
  • Has a dedicated bike mount
    ?
  • 10m higher waterproof depth rating
    ?

    50mvs40m

Why is GoPro Hero5 Session better than Garmin Virb X?

  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 30fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • 24.49% more battery power
    1220mAhvs980mAh
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
    ?
  • Has a BSI sensor
    ?
  • Has manual ISO
    ?
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • Has manual exposure
    ?
  • Has manual white balance
    ?

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
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. Show more

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
3.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"

2"

4.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
5.waterproof depth rating
?

The waterproof depth rating indicates how well the device is protected against water ingress and water pressure. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

Best

Veho Muvi K2

100m

50m

40m

6.Has a dedicated bike mount
?

With a dedicated bike mount you can attach the device to your handlebars, making it easier to see and to change the settings.

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session

Videography

1.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.

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
2.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

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

3.Supports slow-motion video recording
Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
4.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

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
5.Has timelapse function
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A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky. Show more

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
6.continuous shooting at high resolution
?

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000

120fps

10fps

30fps

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

12.4MP

10MP

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

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
3.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

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
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 X
GoPro Hero5 Session
5.has manual ISO
?

This allows to manually set the ISO level. Show more

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
6.has a BSI sensor
?

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality. Show more

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session

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 X
GoPro Hero5 Session
3.has a stereo microphone
?

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

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session

Battery

1.has a removable battery
?

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

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
2.battery power
?

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

980mAh

1220mAh

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. Show more

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
5.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session

Features

1.has GPS
?

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

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
2.Is compatible with Android
?

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

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
4.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 X
GoPro Hero5 Session
5.Is compatible with iOS
?

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

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session
6.Has a remote control
?

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

Garmin Virb X
GoPro Hero5 Session

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