A front and rear (4K+1080p) dash cam that pulls of the difficult feat of recording very good video both ways, day and night! Overheating is an issue though.
Dash cams with a capacitor are more heat resistant than those with a built-in battery. If you live in a warm climate, a capacitor-powered dash cam will last you longer than a battery-powered one.
BlackVue DR750X-3CH Plus: Video Samples & Specs
A quick overview of the BlackVue DR750X-3CH’s specifications, as well as some sample videos recorded at day and at night.
Vantrue Element E2: 1440p Video, Front And Rear
A competitive mid-price front and rear dash cam that records 1440p, both ways. Comes with Wi-Fi, GPS, buffered parking mode, remote control button.
Viofo A229 Duo
Modern dual dash cam that records 1440p, both front and rear. Has GPS and 5 GHz Wi-Fi. Parking modes: Low bit rate, time-lapse, buffered. Good build quality.
Viofo A119 Mini Review, And How It Compares To The A119 v3
Small wedge-shaped dash cam that supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Voice notifications, and 3 different parking modes. Find out how it compares to the A119v3.
Viofo T130: A 3-Channel Dash Cam With Good Video Quality
A discreet 3-way dash cam that records good quality video, all around. 1440p front, 1080p rear+interior. Wi-Fi, GPS, 3 different parking modes.
Blueskysea B4K – Reliable Low-Cost 4K Dash Cam
The most affordable true 4K dash in 2022, with Wi-Fi, GPS, and three different types of parking mode. Optional rear camera. See prices and video samples here.
BlackVue DR750X-2CH Plus, And Its Variants (LTE, 3CH, IR…)
Cutting-edge parking mode and cloud features. Great video, especially impressive at night. Elegant design. One of the best high-end dash cams in 2022.
Garmin Mini 2 – Smallest Dash Cam Of 2022
Highly stealthy dash cam with cloud connectivity. Has Wi-Fi, voice control, basic parking mode. Video quality is a bit disappointing though.
Viofo A129 Plus Duo
Dual dash cam that records 1440p front, 1080p rear. Has Wi-Fi and screen. Optional GPS, CPL filter, simple and time-lapse parking modes. Buffered parking mode not supported.
Viofo A139 Review
3-way dash cam that records 1440p front, and 1080p with the rear cameras. Both rear cameras are separate from the main unit. Has GPS, Wi-Fi, buffered parking mode. No screen.
The DR900X-2CH comes with native cloud capability. Receive push notifications to your phone when an incident is detected. Live view video footage from anywhere over the internet. Records 4K front, 1080p rear. Wi-Fi, GPS, buffered parking mode.
Zenfox T3 Dash Cam
A triple channel dash cam that records 1440p ahead, and 1080p with the rear and interior channels. IR lights illuminate the passenger cabin at night. Has Wi-Fi, GPS, capacitor, 2″ screen, lock file button. Up to 256GB memory card supported.
Vantrue N4 3-Channel Dash Cam
The Vantrue N4 is the first 3-channel dash cam by a major manufacturer. Video quality is fair overall. It supports simple and time-lapse parking modes, and a GPS mount is available optionally.
Garmin Dash Cam Mini
A simplistic, easy-to-use dash cam that focuses on the basics. Can create PIP videos of up to 4 camera feeds. No GPS or parking mode. Reported to suffer from overheating issues.
Thinkware Q800 Pro
A high-end, dual-channel dash cam that records 1440p front, 1080p rear. Remote live view over Thinkware’s cloud. Wi-FI, GPS included. Optional CPL filter. Buffered, time-lapse, and energy-saving parking modes. Mediocre video quality for the price.
Viofo A129 Pro Duo: Best Value 4K Dash Cam
Best value true 4K dash cam of 2019. Priced below $300, the A129 Pro Duo offers excellent video quality during the day. Rear camera is optional. Comes with Wi-Fi, capacitor, buffered and time-lapse parking modes. GPS, CPL filter, and remote lock file button available separately.
Thinkware U1000: Best 4K Dash Cam With Cloud
A 4K+1440p dual dash cam with cloud view, remote notifications, 3 different parking modes (including radar-assisted buffered parking mode), Wi-Fi, GPS, & more. Video quality is great for the front camera. Rear camera is optional, with disappointing video.
A mid-price taxi/Uber dash cam with a unique design that allows you to rotate the camera lenses to the sides, thus letting you film the driver’s or passenger’s window when needed. Has infrared, IR-cut filter, Wi-Fi, optional external GPS.
Viofo A129 Duo IR: Best Taxi/Uber Cam 2020
Dual 1080p dash cam with infrared LEDs for the rear camera, enabling taxi/rideshare drivers to record the passenger cabin even at night. Has Wi-Fi, 2″ screen, optional GPS, optional CPL filter for front camera. Short and long cables included so you can install the rear camera on the windshield or rear window as preferred.
Thinkware F200 and FA200: What’s The Difference?
An entry-level dual channel dash cam with great options for parking mode, but mediocre video quality. Supports buffered and simple parking modes, and in the case of the Thinkware FA200, time-lapse parking mode as well. Wi-Fi, no screen, capacitor. Optional GPS.
Viofo A119 v3: Best Value For Money
First low-cost dash cam to support buffered and time-lapse parking modes. Great video quality for the price. Optional GPS and CPL filter. Internal capacitor instead of battery.
BlackVue DR590 / DR590W
The cheapest camera we have reviewed that supports buffered parking mode. Optional features include Wi-Fi, GPS, and a rear camera. Has capacitor and voice guidance. No screen.
Street Guardian SG9663DCPRO+ Review
An excellent front-and-rear dash cam for beginners and experts alike. Records top quality 1080p video footage at 15Mbps, both ways. Wi-Fi. External GPS. CPL filter included. 2″ screen for easy set up and video playback. Stealthy wedge shape. Excellent customer support.
Street Guardian SGGCX2PRO: Best Video Quality
A single-channel dash cam that can be upgraded to dual channel. Excellent video quality and reliability. GPS. Time-lapse parking mode supported. Easy to set up and use. Top video quality in 2020.
Viofo A129 Duo
A sub-$200 front-and-rear dash cam that records 1080p both ways. Good overall video quality. Supports GPS, Wi-Fi, CPL, buffered parking mode. Has some initial quirks that will hopefully be sorted out in the future.
The first front and rear dash cam to support 4K resolution. Plenty of cutting-edge features such as cloud connectivity, buffered parking mode, Wi-Fi, and voice menu. Rear camera is 1080p.
Street Guardian SGGCX2
A high-end, single-channel dash cam that records excellent video quality, day and night. Upgraded model of the popular SG9665GC, with a better lens and several other improvements. External GPS receiver and CPL filter included.
Stealthy, elegant-looking, easy to use dash cam for around $50. No screen. Wi-Fi. Records at 1080p, but video quality isn’t the greatest.
BlackVue DR750S-2CH: Dual Cam With Cloud
BlackVue’s latest dual channel dash cam records 1080p, front and rear. Video quality is good, but not the best we’ve ever seen. Lots of improvements over the DR650S-2CH, including higher bit rate, better rear video, a lock file button, better heat resistance, and faster boot up time.
Thinkware F800 Pro
Dual-channel dash cam that records 1080p both ways. Supports GPS, Wi-Fi, and three different parking modes. Great video quality. Sturdy build with an elegant and stealthy all-black casing. Excellent customer support.
Dual-channel dash cam that records 1080p both ways. Better night and rear video quality than all competitors (as of mid 2017). Has GPS, Wi-Fi, and buffered or time-lapse parking mode.
Mini 0906: Best Low-Cost Front & Rear Dash Cam
A stealthy, 2x1080p front-and-rear dash cam with above average video quality, and for an accessible price. The Mini 0906 might be the most exciting addition to the Mini series in a long while!
BlackVue DR400 Series: New Mid-Price Cameras Released 2017
In 2017, BlackVue released an accessibly-priced series of dash cams that range from one-way cameras and dual-channel cams with low resolution or frame rate, to a full-fledged 2x1080p dual channel dash cam with 3.5″ LCD touch screen.
A newer version of the A118-C, the A118C2 records better night video due to its larger aperture of F2.0. Also now features a mount for a CPL lens, and better shielded power cable. Optional GPS. Capacitor. Highly stealthy wedge shape.
Thinkware X550 / X550D
An updated version of the Thinkware X500, the X550 comes with a darker casing and supports time-lapse as well as buffered parking modes. Optional rear camera (1080p both ways). 2.7″ screen. GPS / GLONASS. Dual save. Capacitor.
Viofo A119S / A119S V2
A newer version of Viofo’s best selling A119. The A119S uses the same casing, but records significantly improved night video, albeit at a lower resolution. Aperture F1.6. Optional GPS. 2″ screen. 135° diagonal viewing angle. Sony STARVIS IMX291 sensor.
High-end 1440p camera with best video quality yet. Replaces the DOD LS460W as our video quality benchmark. Ambarella A12 processor. HDR. Capacitor instead of battery. Time-lapse or motion detection parking modes. Optional GPS and CPL filter available separately.
Viofo A119 and A119 v2
Stealthy, wedge-shaped 1440p camera that records very good quality video, day and night. Easy to set up and use. Optional GPS in the mount. Capacitor based. 2″ screen. 160° viewing angle.
2016 version of BlackVue’s top-selling DR650GW. Improved configurability of rear camera. Alert if impact detected in parking mode. Supports Wi-Fi, GPS, cloud connectivity. Up to 128GB recording capacity.
A reliable front and rear dash cam with a great form factor and lots of extras. 1080p front, 720p rear. Easy to install and use. Excellent customer support. Wi-Fi. Capacitor. Optional GPS/GLONASS and OBD-II modules available.
Thinkware X500 / X500D
Modular, great value-for-money dual channel dash cam. 1080p@30fps front and rear. Very good video at day, good at night. Integrated GPS. WDR. Capacitor. G-sensor. Motion detection. Buffered parking mode.
Mini 0903 (Nano Q)
Smallest and (so far) best dash cam of the Mini series. GPS. Wi-Fi. Parking mode. Capacitor based. Astonishingly sharp 1080p video day and night. Up to 64GB SD card supported. Magnetic mount for CPL filter.
Street Guardian SG9665GC
A stealthy, wedge-shaped dash cam that ticks all our boxes: Great video quality, reliability, customer support, and user satisfaction. 1080p. GPS. WDR night vision. Up to 256GB SD cards. Optional CPL. Capacitor instead of battery.
Dual 1080p dash cam with two Zoran Coach 12 processors, one for the front and one for the rear video stream. High bit rate and great video quality. Supports GPS (optional), WDR, buffered parking mode, CPL filter.
Lukas LK-9750 Duo
Dual channel dash cam with 1080p front and rear. 4″ touch screen. GPS, GLONASS. Large temperature resistance. Up to 512GB total storage. ODB-II support. Buffered parking mode with in-built battery discharge prevention.
Front & rear recording dash cam with 1080p@30fps. Better rear/night video quality than other dual channel dash cams. 2.4″ screen. Buffered parking mode. Optional external GPS. Capacitor based. WDR super night vision. Mount for CPL filter.
BlackVue DR650GW-2CH Truck – A Waterproof Front & Rear Dash Cam For Trucks
The first, and so far only, dual channel dash cam designed to be used with trucks. Same as DR650GW-2CH, except that the rear camera has a weather proof casing to be mounted on the rear end of your vehicle. 15m long water proof coax cable. Video resolution: 1080p front, 720p rear.
Lukas LK-7950 WD
State-of-the-art dual channel dash cam that records 1080p, front and rear. Great video quality. Supports Wi-Fi, GPS/GLONASS, OBD-II, buffered parking mode, HDR, UV and CPL filters, and more. Downside: Large size of the front camera.
High quality video up to 1296p. Supports 2560x1080p wide screen. 16 Mbps bit rate and Ultra-High Dynamic Range (HDR) ensures great video quality at night as well as at day. Optional GPS tracker and CPL filter available separately. Uses capacitor instead of battery. Downside: Large size, not very discreet due to form factor.
Lukas LK-7900 ARA
An upgrade of the LK-7900 ACE, the Korean Lukas LK-7900 ARA has a couple of unique new features: an OBD-II interface, and up to 256GB memory support for over 48 hours of video recording. Also, the internal battery has been replaced by a capacitor. Of course it’s keeping the best features of its predecessor, like extreme temperature resistance and great video quality.
An upgrade of the DR550GW dual channel dash cam, with improved video quality and added features, and an all black casing for better stealth. Has GPS, Wi-Fi, and voice menu function. NEW: Now also has truck version (with weatherproof rear cam) and taxi cam version (with IR LEDs on the rear cam).
BlackSys CF-100 2CH
A fairly priced dual-channel dash cam that records 1080p front, 720p rear. Very good video quality, except for the rear view footage at night, which is a bit dark. Optional GPS. Parking mode with buffered video. Voice menu.
High-end feature packed dual channel dash cam. 1080p video resolution front and rear. 4″ touch screen. Wi-Fi connects to smart phone or PC. Optional external GPS. Battery discharge prevention. Overheat protection. Automatic firmware update via Wi-Fi.
A118 / B40 and A118-C / B40-C
Small, low-price dash cam with a revolutionary, highly discreet form factor. Sticks directly to the wind shield (no mount). Huge 170° viewing angle. Very good day time video and build quality. Capacitor version available.
Transcend DrivePro 200 (TS16GDP200)
High quality video day and night, Wi-Fi support and a large angle of view (160°). Easy to set up and use, even for the technically challenged. Solid build quality. Exellent user feedback and helpful, responsive after sales support. Downsides: Medium size and not too discreet. No GPS.
G1W / G1WH / G1W-C / G1W-CB
Best dash cam if you are looking to spend the minimum amount of money. Records decent quality 1080p video for around $60. Only drawback is the sometimes shaky footage. WDR super night vision. 2.7″ screen. 120° viewing angle.