So you’re driving home from work when all of a sudden some crazy driver rams their way into your lane almost forcing you off the road! You blare your horn, but the driver speeds off and weaves in and out of traffic, not using their signal, and continually cutting other drivers off. You sigh, wishing you could have caught and reported the driver for their deranged driving.
A quick solution to that wish is a dash camera. Dash cameras are cameras (obviously) that are placed on your car’s dashboard in order to record footage on the road. Dash cameras can help record car accidents and acts of road rage and serve as evidence for any other event that may occur while you’re on the road.
So now you may be wondering what dash camera should you get. Well, it all depends on your preference. Dash cameras come in many different sizes and contain different features. Of course, many dash cameras come at different price points. Nevertheless, we’re here to help! Take a look at our list of some of the best dash cameras you can get!
Bekhic Full HD Dash Camera
Why we like it: A dash camera that comes with an impressive 170 degree wide angle field of view, night vision, loop recording, and an attractive design!
We keep the list going with #1 Best Sellers with this next product by the brand Bekhic. Bekhic delivers a dash camera that we’re certain any user would love using. The Bekhic Full HD Dash Camera features an attractive, modern design, but also comes with some attractive features. The dash camera comes with a 1920X1080p HD image resolution at 30fps for crystal clear video recording. The dash camera also supports HDMI video transmission and features a super wide, 170 degree viewing angle that is able to capture the surrounding area while you’re driving. This appealing dash cam also sports a compact size which will not take up much space nor affect your view while driving.
The dash camera is easy to set up by simply plugging it into your car’s port with its included USB cable which allows the camera to record automatically during vehicle ignition. The dash camera features multiple user interface languages such as: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, and Japanese. The camera is equipped for night vision with its HDR video system that automatically adjusts exposure to deliver pristine image quality day and night. The camera supports loop recording with the option of saving video files in 1min, 3min or 5min segments. The camera support up to a 32GB memory card which is unfortunately not included. Nevertheless, the camera comes at a decent price of $54, making it a worthy option.
Facamword WiFi Car Dash Cam
Why we like it: This sleek dash camera is remote controllable and WiFi compatible and comes with loop recording, motion detection, and night vision.
If you’re looking for a premium-featured dash camera with a sleek design then look no further. The Facamword brand delivers to us a neatly designed camera that is built to record pristine footage. While the Facamword WiFi Car Dash Cam may have a funny manufacturer name (sorry!), it is anything but funny in terms of its features. The dash camera features a 1080p HD video with a Sony IMX323 sensor and a 6-glass rotatable wide lens. This dash cam is able to capture videos of routes and save it for memories. The dash camera is designed with a built-in capacitor which is proclaimed to be much more reliable and safer than the standard Li-ion battery.
The dash camera is remote controllable and allows for real time video viewing through its app after connecting to WiFi. You can also use the camera’s remote feature to take instant photos or video when driving, and the photos and videos can be stored or shared via the app. The camera is lightweight and compact enough to be hidden from view. This dash camera also comes with night vision and motion detection and features loop recording which automatically overwrites the oldest recordings with the new ones. The camera also contains a G-sensor lock (or a collision sensor), which locks any important footage during a collision so that it isn’t overwritten. The camera is moderately priced at $63, but does nicely come with a 1-year warranty, making this a product worth considering.
LG Innotek 2-Channel Dash Cam
Why we like it: This state-of-the-art, front and rear dash cam features an HD 1080p image resolution, a parking mode, and has high temperature protection.
Alas, we arrive at the last dash camera to be featured on our list by none other than the brand LG. LG is known for making high quality gadgets and appliances like refrigerators, so there’s no reason why they wouldn’t know how to make a quality dash cam as well! The LG Innotek 2-Channel Dash Cam is quite the force to be reckoned with for its marvelous features. The dash camera features a front camera that records in a full HD 1080p image resolution and a rear camera that records in 720p HD. The camera operates at temperatures ranging from -20 degrees to 70 degrees Celsius and is even equipped with high temperature protection.
This high-grade dash cam features a parking mode which captures things that happen when you’re away from your parked car. Unlike the other dash cams we reviewed, this dash cam comes with a 32GB micro SD card, though you can expand to 64GB. The dash cam utilizes format free technology which eliminates the need for frequent, manual formatting of the memory card. You’ll get a window mount, wire clips, 6m power cable, and a rear connection cable for hooking up the dash cam in your car. If you download the camera’s app (compatible with Android or iPhone), you can view and share your recordings from your smartphone over WiFi. The camera features a built-in, voltage cut-off function which prevents car battery discharge. Be prepared to pay a costly amount of $330, for this product, which makes it the highest on our list. Nevertheless, this powerful camera is worth considering!
Pruveeo F5 WiFi Dash Cam
Why we like it: A dash camera with a discreet design! This undetectable dash camera is WiFi compatible and has a 140 degree wide angle field of view.
We’re on a roll with affordable cameras with this next product by the brand Pruveeo. If you’re looking for a camera that’s discreet in design and reasonable in price, then this is it! The Pruveeo F5 WiFi Dash Cam is packed with some great features and a great, undetectable design. The dash camera is able to easily mount to the windshield and remain hidden from outside of your car. The dash camera also comes with its own app which supports both iOS and Android systems, allowing users to view, configure, and download HD video through WiFi in real time. Speaking of HD, this dash camera supports a 1080p HD image resolution (though it is set in a default 720p resolution).
The dash camera features a 1.5 inch LCD screen size and a 140 degree wide angle viewing lens, thus supporting a wide dynamic range (WDR). This dash camera is also equipped with loop recording and even has the ability to record audio (which you can switch on or off) with its built-in microphone. This nifty camera contains both an emergency lock button and a power-off file recovery function, storing and locking video files in the event of a collision or sudden disruption. The dash camera is equipped with video time stamping and supports up to a 32GB Class10 Micro SD Card which unfortunately, is not included. What is great, however, is this camera’s reasonable price of $37, making this camera a worthy recommendation.
Rexing V1 Car Dash Cam
Why we like it: A high quality dash camera with a clear, 1080p image resolution, a 170 degree wide angle field of view, and loop recording.
We start off our list with the first dash camera by the brand Rexing. Rexing makes it known that they know how to make a quality dash camera with this product. The Rexing V1 Car Dash Cam contains many stellar features that will be sure to satisfy your needs. The dash camera comes with a 1080p HD image resolution at 30fps for pristine video quality. The dash camera also comes in a discreet design and can be easily mounted to the windshield, making it concealed from outside the car. The dash cam is also equipped with a 170 degree wide angle field of view with a 6-layer glass lens which allows the camera to perform optimally, even in low light situations.
The dash camera’s WDR technology will automatically adjust the exposure of the camera to create balanced images and footage. This dash camera also has an accident auto detection feature, or G-sensor, which will automatically lock and save any video file that was recorded when the camera detects abrupt displacement or a drastic change of position. The camera supports loop recording with the option to record videos in loops of 3, 5, or 10 minute video files. The camera supports a 128GB memory card which is unfortunately not included. The camera is also priced at a rather costly amount of almost $100. Still for its premium features and discreet design, this camera is an option worth considering.
TOGUARD Mini Dashboard Camera
Why we like it: A dash camera attractive in design and price! This dash camera also comes with a 1080p image resolution and a timestamp function.
Want a dash camera that light, compact, and easy to set up? The TOGUARD has got you covered! TOGUARD designs a camera so sleek and user-friendly that you’ll enjoy using it! The TOGUARD Mini Dashboard Camera is more than just attractive in design however, it’s also got some pretty cool features. The dash camera is equipped with a full HD 1080p image resolution and comes with a 120 wide angle lens that can capture both sides of the road including side roads and paths throughout the day and night. As we said, this dash camera sports a compact size, making it the perfect recorder that won’t obstruct you view while driving.
The dash camera is well-equipped with a G-sensor Lock, motion detection, loop recording, and a timestamp function. The camera’s loop recording is able to overwrite previous recordings when it reaches the end, so there’s no need to format your SD card manually. When the dash camera is triggered by the G-sensor, it will save and lock video evidence during an incident on the road. The camera easily connects to your car cigarette lighter and comes on automatically when the ignition starts. With this camera, you will also get a suction mount, a mini USB cable, and a car charger, all included with your purchase. For a reasonable price of $37, this camera is a decent option.
Vantrue N2 Pro Dual Dash Cam
Why we like it: A front and rear dash camera that is designed with a Sony sensor, and comes with infrared night vision, a parking mode, and motion detection.
Vantrue makes a comeback with this next dash camera. Unlike their previous dash camera that we just reviewed, this dash camera is a #1 Best Seller and for good reason! The Vantrue N2 Pro Dual Dash Cam is made with superior technology and is well-equipped with some superior features as well. For starters, the dash camera equipped with an advanced, Sony Exmor IMX323 (rear cam) and OV4689 (front cam) image sensor. The dash cam has the ability to simultaneously capture the road ahead with its 170° field of view and in the back with a 140° field of view. The dash camera also sports a 1920x1080p image resolution at 30fps, having the ability to capture license plates clearly.
The dash camera supports loop recording which overwrites the oldest footage with the newest upon filling a card to capacity. The camera’s variable sensitivity G-sensor auto detects a sudden shake/collision and will emergency lock the footage to its “Event File” to prevent that video from an overwrite. This handy camera also supports night vision with its F2.0 6-glass lens and 4 IR LED lights which enhance vision in your car in low light environments and automatically balance the light and dark areas of the video. Simply turn on the night vision mode by pressing the power button. The camera features a parking monitor which automatically records when it detects motion in front of your car. The camera supports audio recording with its built in microphone and has a time lapse function. Besides its steep price of $200, this is a solid product!
Vantrue X1 Car Dash Cam
Why we like it: This car dash cam sports a compact size and comes with 1080p image resolution, motion detection, night vision, and parking mode.
Looking for a dash camera that’s packed with a bit more features? The brand Vantrue has you covered! Vantrue stays “true” to quality (see what we did there?) with this premium-grade dash camera. The Vantrue X1 Car Dash Cam will certainly “wow” its users with its impressive features. The dash camera sports a super compact size and features a high quality 1080p image resolution at 30fps. The dash camera is able to clearly capture license plates on other cars as well as road signs during the day or night. The camera also features a 170° wide viewing angle that can capture 4 lanes of traffic without distortion.
This nifty camera supports night vision with its F1.8 six layers glass lens and unique HDR video system which can adjust exposure, capturing smaller details not normally seen at night while driving. This camera can even be auto switched to Parking Mode. Do note, the camera should be hardwired or connected to an external battery while on Parking mode. The camera supports motion detection, which will automatically record when people or things come close to your car or within 13ft away from it. The camera also comes with loop recording and features an emergency lock with G-sensor which detects any impact and automatically locks the important video segments to the “Event” folder. The camera comes at a slightly pricey $90, but with its abundance of features, we find it worth the price!
YI Car DVR Vehicle Dash Cam
Why we like it: This 165 degree wide angle dashboard camera comes with a 1080p image resolution, an emergency recording feature, and night vision.
Next up on our list is the brand YI with their dash camera. YI makes it clear that when it comes to a dash camera you can have quality at an affordable price. The YI Car DVR Dash Cam is a #1 Best Seller for a reason with its great features which we’ll tell you all about! The dash camera comes with a 1920x1080p image resolution at 60fps for high speed, quality video recording. The camera is able to capture fast moving scenes and still produce high resolution images. The camera is designed with a built-in 2.7″ TFT LCD widescreen and features an intuitive “YI Dash Cam App.” The camera’s interface features large buttons and user-friendly icons for easy operation.
The dash camera is also equipped with a 165 degree wide-angle field of view to reduce blind spots and obtain full 3 lane coverage. The dash camera is built with large, F1.8 apertures and 3.0mx3.0m high sensitivity image sensors which guarantee excellent night vision. This camera comes with an emergency recording feature, enabled by G-sensor technology, which automatically saves footage in the events leading up to a collision and afterwards. This smart dash cam utilizes optimized visual recognition algorithms which ensure safe driving by providing real time lane departure. The camera requires an 8 – 64GB, Class10 or above, micro SD card which unfortunately is not included. Nevertheless, the camera comes at a reasonable price of $50 for its gray color option (if you want the black option, it will cost you a pricey $90). With its great features, this product is a solid option!
isYoung Dashboard Camera
Why we like it: This dash camera comes with a 120 degree angle field of view, loop recording, and motion detection all at a great price!
So you’re looking for a camera with great features but also a great price. Luckily, the isYoung brand takes both into consideration with their product. The isYoung Dashboard Camera is great in that it offers decent features at a more than fair price. We’ll start off by saying that this camera doesn’t have a 1080p image resolution like many of the previous products we reviewed did. Nevertheless, this camera does come with a 720p image resolution which is still of great quality and able to produce the clear video footage you desire! The camera also comes with a 120 degree angle field of view and is even designed with a high-temperature resistant glass lens.
The dash camera is able to automatically turn itself on for recording just by starting the car. This camera also supports HDMI full HD video transmission and is equipped with loop recording, anti-shake, and motion detection. The camera will support a memory card with a max of 32GB which, unfortunately, is not included with the camera. What isn’t unfortunate, however, is this dash camera’s tremendous price. You can get this camera for the affordable price of just $29. Not only that, the camera supports night vision and even comes with a money back guarantee policy which gives you a full refund if you aren’t satisfied with the camera. With its great value, features, and policy, we’re happy to recommend this product!