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Garmin VIRB Ultra 30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 reviews of Garmin VIRB Ultra 30. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the battery and reliability. The size and durability also get good views. Opinions are divided on the price.

usability, durability, size, reliability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin VIRB Ultra 30

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 Action CameraGarmin VIRB Ultra 30 Action Camera

May, 2017

Recommended by TR

Expert review by: James Morris (trustedreviews.com)

Garmin VIRB Ultra 30

 

The VIRB Ultra 30 is the new flagship action camera from Garmin. Like the VIRB XE, it uses a GoPro-like form factor. But where the XE maxed out at 1,440p resolution, the Ultra 30 finally reaches 4K.

The VIRB Ultra 30 is the best action camera from Garmin yet, losing none of what made previous models special whilst adding great 4K, plenty of high-speed options, and a plethora of bonus sports features.

Dec, 2016

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by: Daven Mathies (digitaltrends.com)

Garmin Virb Ultra 30 review

 

Garmin's Virb Ultra 30 holds its own against Sony and GoPros' best action cams

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Matthew Miller (zdnet.com)

Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 action camera hands-on: Voice control, GPS, touchscreen, and more

 

Garmin thought of everything when it created the VIRB Ultra 30, including the ability to start and stop recording without having to take your hands off the handles, poles, rods, and more.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: DC Rainmaker (dcrainmaker.com)

Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 In-Depth Review

 

Last week, Garmin announced and released their newest action cam – the VIRB Ultra 30. To summarize this 50-million word in-depth review in the most succinct manner possible: Someone at Garmin finally got it. They created what might possibly best both...

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: DC Rainmaker (dcrainmaker.com)

Garmin’s New VIRB Ultra 30: Eurobike Edition Mini-Review

 

Today, Garmin released their newest action, the VIRB Ultra 30. This 4K action cam is capable of rivaling the GoPro Hero4 series, as well as the rumored specs on the upcoming GoPro Hero5 units.

Aug, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:1250
Battery life (max):2.15
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:4.45
Flip-out screen: No

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): Yes

Image sensor

Total MegaPixels:12

Indication

LED indicators: Yes

Lens System

Image stabilizer: Yes

Networking

Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes
Underwater case: Yes
Underwater case waterproof up to:40
Universal mount: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:mini-USB

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Photo mode: Yes

Storage

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

Technical Details

Accelerometer: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Colour of product:Black, Red
Electronic compass: Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Night mode: Yes
One button operation: Yes
Touchscreen: Yes
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Bitrate at maximum video resolution:60
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Maximum frame rate:60
Maximum Video Resolution:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:480p, 720p, 1080p, 2160p
Video formats supported:MP4
Video Resolutions:848 x 480,1280 x 720,1280 x 960,1920 x 1080,1920 x 1440,2704 x 1524,3840 x 2160

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.13
Height :4.59
Weight:65.2
Weight (including battery):87.9
Width:5.75