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Garmin Virb XE

alaTest has collected and analyzed 127 reviews of Garmin Virb XE. 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. Comments about the size and battery are on the whole positive. The portability and durability are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical opinions about the zoom and reliability.

usability, durability, portability, battery, size

reliability, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Garmin Virb XE is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin Virb XE

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of Garmin Virb XE from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the image quality and size are generally positive. The portability and durability also get good feedback. Comments are divided on the battery, and there are some negative views about the zoom and reliability.

usability, durability, portability, size, image quality

reliability, zoom

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

This summary is based on the products: Garmin VIRB XE HD Action Camera with Built-In GPS and Performance SensorsGarmin VIRB XE HD Action Camera with Built-In GPS and Performance Sensors

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin Virb XE

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 user reviews of Garmin Virb XE from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Comments about the design and price are on the whole positive. The durability and battery are also mentioned favorably, but comments about the image quality and size are mixed.

usability, battery, durability, price, design

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

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Virb XEGarmin Virb XE

Dec, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:0.98 / 980
Battery life (max):2
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Battery Type:Rechargeable
Video recording time:2

Design

Colour of product:Black
Protection features:Water resistant, Waterproof

Display

Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display diagonal:2.54
Display Resolution:128 x 128

Features

Accelerometer:Y
Accessories included:Cycling combo mount, Small and large tube mounts, Vented helmet strap mount, Flat and curved adhesive mounts, Standard and vertical mount adapters, Short and long extension arms, Short and long screws
Bluetooth:Y
Colour of product:Black
Main camera sensor:CMOS
Storage Media:Memory Card
Video recording:Y

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite):Y / Yes

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:12 / 12.4

Lens System

Image stabilizer:Y / Yes

Networking

GPS (satellite):Y
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-10 - 45 / -20 - 45
Protection features:Water Resistant
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 85
Waterproof:Y / Yes
Waterproof up to:50

Packaging Content

Bike mount: Yes
Helmet mount: Yes
Included memory card size:16
Manual:Y
Memory Card Included:miniSD
Strap mount: Yes

Picture Quality

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.3
Photo mode:Y
Sensor Type:CMOS
Still image resolution(s):12 MP, 7 MP
Total MegaPixels:12 / 12.4

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery Capacity:980
Battery life (max):2
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Video recording time:2

Still image

Photo mode:Y / Yes
Still image resolution(s):12 MP, 7 MP

Storage

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

Technical Details

Accelerometer:Y
Accessories included:Cycling combo mount, Small and large tube mounts, Vented helmet strap mount, Flat and curved adhesive mounts, Standard and vertical mount adapters, Short and long extension arms, Short and long screws
Bluetooth:Y
Colour of product:Black
Main camera sensor:CMOS
Video recording:Y / Yes

Video

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Full HD:No / Yes
HD type:Full HD / HD-Ready
HD-Ready: Yes
Maximum frame rate:240 / 60
Maximum Video Resolution:1440 x 1080 / 1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:240p, 480p / 480p, 720p, 960p, 1080p, 1440p
Video formats supported:MP4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080,1920 x 960 / 480 x 234,480 x 272,720 x 480,720 x 576,960 x 540,1080 x 720,1440 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.68 / 36.8
Height :4.06 / 40.6
Weight:151.7
Width:7.7 / 77