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.
Category: Easy To Use
If you are looking for a car camera that’s quick to set up and easy to use even for the technically challenged, check out this list.
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.
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.
70mai A500S Pro Plus
A front and rear dash cam around $100, the A500S supports GPS, Wi-Fi, and a simple parking mode if installed with a hard wiring kit. 1440p front, 1080p rear.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Nextbase 522GW — How Good Is It?
Arguably the most innovative dashboard camera of 2019, the Nextbase 522GW includes ground-breaking features such as automatic Emergency SOS alerts to authorities in the case of an accident, and full Alexa integration. Comes with a 3″ touch screen and several rear view modules, so you can upgrade this device to a dual-channel cam or a taxi cam. Has Wi-Fi, GPS, simple parking mode, in-built CPL filter.
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.
Crosstour CR900 – Low-Cost Dual Dash Cam
Low-cost front and rear dash cam that records 1080p both ways. Video quality is fair overall. Optional external GPS. Up to 32GB card size.
A reliable, highly popular little dash cam that comes with all the basics, plus Wi-Fi and GPS. Video quality is sub-par though.
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.
VAVA Dash Cam VA-CD001
A unique, stylish dash cam that you can easily swivel around 360 degrees on its magnetic mount and point it to the passenger’s window or to the rear when needed. Comes with GPS, Wi-Fi, and a remote lock file/snapshot button. Low heat tolerance and only fair video quality though.
An easy to use single channel dash cam that can record 1440p @ 30fps and 1080p @ 60fps. Unfortunately, the camera has major overheating issues, and video quality is sub-par for the price.
A tiny, discreet high-end dash cam with Wi-Fi and GPS. Outstanding field of view at 180°. Easy to set up and use. Great customer support. Video quality is not satisfactory for this price though, and camera can be prone to overheating in hotter regions.
Easy-to-use entry-level dash cam. Optional external GPS. Large viewing angle and high temperature resistance. Stealthy wedge shape. Supports motion detection and time-lapse video, but no true (buffered) parking mode.
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.
Anker Roav C1
Wedge-shaped 1080p dash cam that records good video at day, fair video at night. Great build quality and excellent customer support. WDR. Wi-Fi. 2.4″ screen. Simple parking mode that doesn’t require hard-wiring, due to large internal battery.
A 1080p dash cam that records good quality video, day and night. Easy to install and use. Supports GPS and comes with a built-in CPL filter. 2.7″ 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.
Papago GoSafe 260 (GS260-US)
A reliable rear-view mirror mounted dash cam that’s been around since 2014. 1080p. Optional GPS. Excellent customer support. Intuitive to use. Clips onto most existing rear-view mirrors.
A discreet, attractively designed dual 1080p/30fps dash cam with Wi-Fi, GPS, and buffered parking mode. Easy to set up and use. No screen. Capacitor instead of battery.
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.
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.
Yi Smart Dash Cam
Affordable, simple-to-use dash cam. Wi-Fi. WDR. 165° viewing angle. Good video quality at night, very good at day.
Rexing V1 Basic
A highly discreet Chinese wedge-shaped dash cam with 1080p resolution. Good video quality at day, fair at night. 2.7″ screen. 170° viewing angle.
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.