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Garmin VIRB

alaTest has collected and analyzed 92 reviews of Garmin VIRB. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the image quality and durability are on the whole positive. The size and portability are also appreciated. Opinions about the color and price are different. The memory and viewfinder get critical comments.

usability, portability, size, durability, image quality

reliability, viewfinder, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Garmin VIRB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin VIRB

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of Garmin VIRB from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the battery and image quality. The size and portability are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the color and memory, and there are some mixed opinions about the design and price.

usability, portability, size, image quality, battery

reliability, viewfinder, memory, color

71% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Virb HD Action Camera - Black (16MP) 1.4 inch LCD with Bike Handlebar Mount and Extra BatteryGarmin Virb HD Action Camera - Black (16MP) 1.4 inch LCD with Bike Handlebar Mount and Extra Battery

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: PC Magazine (pcmag.com)

Garmin Virb

 

Rugged design. Good 1080p and 720p performance

Requires an optional dive case for shooting underwater. Video quality and resolution dwarfed by the GoPro Hero3 Black Edition

The Garmin Virb and Virb Elite are functional, durable action cameras that aren't quite as durable or functional as their main competitor.

Jan, 2014

Expert review by: Gadget Guy (gadgetguy.com.au)

Review: Garmin VIRB Action Camera

 

Overall, the VIRB is a very strong entry into the action camera market and Garmin has done well to create a camera with strong features and some personality to boot. It's a little bit on the pricey side, but boasts enough features to be worth the store...

Jan, 2014

Expert review by: Will Greenwald (itreviews.co.uk)

Garmin Virb

 

Requires an optional dive case for shooting underwater. Video quality and resolution dwarfed by the GoPro Hero3 Black Edition.

Video quality is nice and smooth, though you’ll have to step down to 720p to get full 60 frames per second compared to 1080p’s 30 frames. For lots of action, that’s a must to reduce blur or stuttering. The 1080p test video I recorded looked bright and...

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Balaji Sampath (amazon.in)

Good Camera but Cart2India is weak on delivery

 

The Garmin Virb camera is fantastic. Clarity is really good and it is easy to handle. Great for anyone who wants a quick video shooting solution - for any moving action. I would have given it a 5 star rating except for two issues: (1) The moment you...

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Changeable Lens: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Sensor Size:1/2.3''
Smartphone Remote Control: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type: No

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: Yes
Near Field Communication: No
PictBridge: No
USB:Not Applicable
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Format:Memory Card
Product Type:Action camera
Resolution:Full HD
Sensor Size:1/2.3''

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: No
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: No
XD Card: No

Recording

Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode: No
RAW Format: No
Shutter Priority: No
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