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Garmin VIRB Elite

alaTest has collected and analyzed 818 reviews of Garmin VIRB Elite. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the battery and durability are overall positive. The price and portability also get good views, whereas there are some mixed views about the connectivity and viewfinder. There are some critical comments about the color.

usability, portability, price, durability, battery

color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Garmin VIRB Elite is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin VIRB Elite

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 165 user reviews of Garmin VIRB Elite from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the image quality and battery. The price and portability also get good feedback, but the color and viewfinder get critical reviews. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

usability, portability, price, battery, image quality

viewfinder, color

81% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Virb Elite HD Action Camera with GPS and Wi-Fi - White/Black (16MP) 1.4 inch LCDGarmin Virb Elite HD Action Camera with GPS and Wi-Fi - White/Black (16MP) 1.4 inch LCD

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin VIRB Elite

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 258 user reviews of Garmin VIRB Elite from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People really like the price and battery. The durability and portability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the connectivity and reliability. There are some mixed views about the color.

usability, portability, durability, battery, price

reliability, connectivity

74% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Virb Elite Action CameraGarmin Virb Elite Action Camera

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Garmin VIRB Elite

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Garmin VIRB Elite from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.ca. Reviewers really like the size and durability. There are some critical reviews about the reliability, while there are mixed views on the portability and usability.

durability, size

reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Virb Elite Action CameraGarmin Virb Elite Action Camera

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Chris (productreview.com.au)

Great action camera

 

Purchased this action camera after a couple of others failed due to vibration issues. I liked this unit as you don't have to fit into a waterproof case like others unless you are diving with it. It's style is better than the box style ones which makes...

May, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:2 / 980
Battery life (max):2 / 3
Battery technology:Li-ion Polymer / Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Video recording time:3

Display

Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display diagonal:3.56

Features

Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Black, White / White
Dustproof:Y
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Remote control type:ANT+
Shock proof:Y
Storage Media:Memory Card
Video recording:Y

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite):No / Y / Yes

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:12.4 / 16

Lens System

Image stabilizer:Y / Yes

Networking

Wi-Fi:No / Y / Yes

Operational conditions

Protection features:Water Resistant / Waterproof
Waterproof:Y / Yes
Waterproof up to:1 / 50

Packaging Content

Basic mount:Y / Yes
Bike mount: Yes
Cables included:USB
Flat surface mount: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Helmet mount: Yes
Included memory card size:16
Manual:No / Yes
Memory Card Included:microSD / miniSD / No
Underwater case:Y
Universal mount: Yes
User guide:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Still image

Maximum image resolution:4664 x 3496
Photo mode:Y / Yes
Still image resolution(s):16 MP (4664*3496); 12 MP (4664*2632); 8 MP (3264*2448). / 16 MP (4664x3496); 12 MP (4664x2632); 8 MP (3264x2448) / 4664 x 3496, 4664 x 2632, 3264 x 2448 / 4664 x 3496, 4664 x 2632, 3264 x 2448

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Maximum memory card size:128 / 64
Storage Media:Memory Card

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Black, White / White
Dust-resistant: Yes
Dustproof:Y
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Remote control type:ANT+
Shock proof: Yes
Video recording: Yes

Video

Full HD:Y / Yes
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:120
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p, 960p
Video formats supported:MP4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080 / 848 x 480,1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.1 / 3.68
Height :3.2 / 4.06
Weight:125 / 136 / 151.7 / 170 / 232.4 / 235
Weight (including battery):177
Width:5.3 / 7.7