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Garmin VIRB Ultra 30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews of Garmin VIRB Ultra 30. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the battery and reliability are overall positive. The size and durability also get good feedback. Reviews are divided on the portability, and many are less positive about the price.

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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 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 from 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

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

Feb, 2019

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes


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


International Protection (IP) code:IPX7
Product colour:Black,Red
Protection features:Waterproof


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


Barometric altimeter:Y
Colour of product:Black, Red
Electronic compass:Y
Near Field Communication (NFC):N
Night mode:Y
One button operation:Y
Viewfinder Type:Electronic
Voice Control:Y

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): Yes

Image sensor

Total MegaPixels:12


LED indicators: Yes

Lens System

Image stabilizer:Y / Yes


GPS (satellite):Y
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes

Packaging Content

Adhesive sticker:Y
Battery Included:Y
Cables included:USB
Carrying case:Y
Manual: Yes
Underwater case: Yes
Underwater case waterproof up to:40
Universal mount: Yes
User guide:Y

Picture Quality

Image formats supported:JPEG
Photo mode:Y
Total MegaPixels:12

Ports & interfaces

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


Battery Capacity:1250
Battery life (max):2
Battery operated:Y
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Built-in

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Photo mode: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / 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


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL / NTSC,PAL
Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Bitrate at maximum video resolution:60
HD type:4K Ultra HD
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y
Maximum frame rate:60
Maximum Video Resolution:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:480p, 720p, 1080p, 2160p / 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 / 848 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1440,2704 x 1524,2704 x 2028,3840 x 2160

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.13 / 31.3
Height :4.59 / 45.9
Weight (including battery):87.9
Width:5.75 / 57.5