Garmin VIRB ULTRA 30

Aug 31, 2016

Category: Tech

It’s been a while since we’ve been genuinely excited about a new piece of tech. After long enough of getting pitched items that claim to be ‘game changing’, it’s easy to grow a little jaded about the claim. The Garmin Virb Ultra 30 is the rare exception of a piece of tech that lives up to what it purports to be.

This action camera is essentially everything that your GoPro wants to be when it grows up. It can shoot 4k video at 30 frames per second to capture all of your wildest jumps, rides, and drives, and all while using a 3 axis in-body image stabilization to keep your shots steady and smooth. In addition to doing exactly what you’d hope a video camera would do – take great footage – this body also features a super-sensitive mic that eliminates muffled sound along with a live display touch screen that can function through a waterproof case. Don’t want to worry about whether you held down the record button for long enough? The Virb can take voice commands like “record”, or “take a photo”. Want to brag a bit about your ride? An integrated GPS system can overlay speed and height onto all of your video. What else can we say? Your move, GoPro. Prices start at $500. [Purchase]

Garmin VIRB ULTRA 30 1

Garmin VIRB ULTRA 30 2

Garmin VIRB ULTRA 30 3

Garmin VIRB ULTRA 30 4

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Tech

Train For Harder & Longer With These Abrasion-Resistant Workout Shorts

Moisture-wicking, quick-drying, Lycra-infused stretch nylon construction gym shorts.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner
Featured Image

Google Sets Its Sights On Apple With A Newly-Redesigned Pixel Phone Chip

The first custom-built SoC to feature on the tech manufacturer's smartphones.

Posted By

Aug 3, 2021

Featured Image

Suunto Designed Its Latest Smartwatch For Uncompromising Mission-Readiness

It even features a ‘red light mode’ for use with night-vision goggles.

Posted By

Aug 2, 2021

Featured Image

Klipsch Drops Its First-Ever AI-Assisted ANC True Wireless Earbuds

Along with a carbon fiber-accented official McLaren edition.

Posted By

Aug 2, 2021

Featured Image

Samsung’s Curved 49″ Gaming Monitor Uses LED Tech From Its Neo TVs

An addition that makes it twice as bright as its predecessor.

Posted By

Jul 30, 2021

Featured Image

At Long Last, Bang & Olufsen Finally Drops Its First ANC True Wireless Earbuds

Built with passive sealing, a dedicated DSP chip, and six integrated microphones.

Posted By

Jul 29, 2021