61points

Garmin Virb XE

100points

GoPro Hero7 Black

Garmin Virb XE
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67 facts in comparison

Garmin Virb XE vs GoPro Hero7 Black

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
61
points
Garmin Virb XE
100
points
GoPro Hero7 Black

Why is Garmin Virb XE better than GoPro Hero7 Black?

  • 3.33% more megapixels (main camera)
    12.4MPvs12MP
  • 4.3mm shorter
    40.6mmvs44.9mm
  • 40m higher waterproof depth rating
    ?

    50mvs10m

Why is GoPro Hero7 Black better than Garmin Virb XE?

  • 3x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 60fpsvs1440 x 30fps
  • 24.49% more battery power
    1220mAhvs980mAh
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
    ?
  • Has manual ISO
    ?
  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • Has manual exposure
    ?
  • 35.7g lighter
    116gvs151.7g
  • Has manual white balance
    ?

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 XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
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 XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
3.volume
?

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

115.04cm³

89.51cm³

4.has a touch screen
?

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

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
5.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 XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
6.weight
?

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

151.7g

116g

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

1440 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

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.

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
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 XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
5.Supports slow-motion video recording
Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
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 Hero7 Black

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

12.4MP

12MP

2.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 XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
3.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.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
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 XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
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

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
6.has manual ISO
?

This allows to manually set the ISO level.

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black

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 XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
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 XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
4.has a stereo microphone
?

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

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
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 XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
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 XE
GoPro Hero7 Black

Battery

1.has a removable battery
?

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

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
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.

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
5.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black

Features

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

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
2.Is compatible with Android
?

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

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
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 XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
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 XE
GoPro Hero7 Black
6.Is compatible with iOS
?

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

Garmin Virb XE
GoPro Hero7 Black

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