Dash Cam Comparison

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The Best “Bang for your Buck” Dash Cams

Dash CamPriceKey SpecsVideo QualityReliabilityFinal Word
AUKEY DRA5 Mini
$401920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Size: 46x50x34mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
7 out of 10A simple low priced camera with good video quality for the money. Capacitor and 24 month warranty make it a good buy for a budget cam.
70mai Dash Cam Pro
$602592x1944p 30fps
GPS Optional
No Screen
Size: 87.5x53x19mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 7 out of 10
7 out of 10Excellent deal for a budget dash camera with a screen. Best video quality for $60 and good reliability.
Anker Roav DashCam Duo
$105F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Size: 83×56×35mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 5 out of 10
8 out of 10A reliable rideshare camera at a reasonable price. If you are ok with the video quality and don't care about WiFi, this is a good deal.

VIOFO A119 V3
$1102560×1600p 30fps
GPS (Optional)
2" Screen
Sm Size: 85x52x36mm
Day: 9 out of 10
Night: 8 out of 10
8 out of 10
Best all around camera. Excellent video quality, buffered parking mode, discreet and reliable.
70mai A800
$120F:3840x2160p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
3" Screen
Size: 89x60x36mm
Day: 9 out of 10
Night: 8 out of 10
6 out of 10Best 4K video quality during the day at this price. Rear camera is ok. Good value for your money.

Blueskysea B2W
$150F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS (Optional)
2" Screen
Med Size: 111x66x29
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
7 out of 10
While the form factor may not be ideal for everyone, the good video quality, rotating lenses, IR cut filter, WiFi and reasonable price makes it a good value.
VIOFO A129 Plus Duo
$180F:2560x1440p 60fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 84x55x40mm
Day: 9 out of 10
Night: 7 out of 10
7 out of 10Slight improvement in front video quality over the A129 Duo (2K video instead of 1080p) for $10 more. A very good buy for a solid camera.

Street Guardian SGGCX2PRO
$1901920x1080p 60fps
External GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 72x45x35mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 7 out of 10
8 out of 10One of the best cameras available today. Good video quality, reliable and top support.

For some more recommendations, check out our “Best Dash Cams of 2020” page.

Recent Dash Cams

Dash CamPriceKey SpecsVideo QualityReliabilityFinal Word
GOODTS D013
$251920x1080p 25fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Size: 71x30x46mm
Day: 4 out of 10
Night: 1 out of 10
4 out of 10A generic Chinese camera sold under a number of brands. Video quality is awful, and camera is low quality. Not worth $25
Pathinglek FHD
$301920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 86x50x36mm
Day: 4 out of 10
Night: 1 out of 10
3 out of 10Low priced camera with poor video quality. Camera is cheaply made and not worth the money. Consider the AUKEY DRA5 instead if you are on a budget.
Innosinpo A10
$301920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 89x51x36mm
Day: 4 out of 10
Night: 1 out of 10
4 out of 10Cheap camera with poor video quality and no support. The AUKEY DRA5 is much better in this price range
Crosstour CR250
$301920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Size: 77x49x30mm
Day: 5 out of 10
Night: 3 out of 10
5 out of 10A very low priced wedge shaped camera but video and build quality are disappointing
Toguard Mini CE18
$301920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.45" Screen
Size: 70x47x30mm
Day: 4 out of 10
Night: 1 out of 10
3 out of 10Low price is the main positive. Video and build quality are poor. Would invest in a better camera instead.
Ainhyzic ADC121
$301920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 89x52x35mm
Day: 4 out of 10
Night: 1 out of 10
4 out of 10Low priced camera with poor video quality. Camera is cheaply made and not worth the money
Crosstour CR300
$301920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 89x52x35mm
Day: 6 out of 10
Night: 4 out of 10
3 out of 10Similar to other $30 low priced dash cams but the CR300 has better video quality. Camera is cheaply made and not worth the money. The AUKEY DRA5 is a better value in this price range
Byakov S6
$301920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Size: 56x46x18mm
Day: 4 out of 10
Night: 1 out of 10
5 out of 10Cheap camera with poor video quality and very little support
Apexcam Tour 4
$40F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:720x480p 30fps
No GPS
4" Screen
Day: 4 out of 10
Night: 2 out of 10
4 out of 10Video quality is poor and build quality is not the best. Not worth it even though the cost is very cheap.
APEMAN C420
$401920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Size: 50x40x10mm
Day: 5 out of 10
Night: 3 out of 10
4 out of 10Not impressed with the video or build quality of the camera. Spend a little bit more for a better quality dash cam
70mai Dash Cam Lite
$451920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Size: 82x58x40mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 7 out of 10
7 out of 10Similar to the 70mai Pro but cheaper and 1080p video. Quality is good and this dash cam offers good value for your money
APEMAN C450A
$451920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 87x50x15mm
Day: 5 out of 10
Night: 3 out of 10
3 out of 10Video quality is average and build quality is not the best. Avoid using in hot environments due to heat damage. Spend more for a better dash cam
Apeman C660
$471920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
3" Screen
Size: 87x52x36mm
Day: 6 out of 10
Night: 5 out of 10
5 out of 10Not impressed with the video quality and and infrared LEDs makes the quality worse. Outside of the low price, not many positives

Blueskysea B1W
$501920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 87x43x35mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
5 out of 10Affordable camera but some owners have experienced reliability issues
CHORTAU B-T13
$50F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:720x480p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 76x41x15mm
Day: 4 out of 10
Night: 2 out of 10
4 out of 10Video quality is poor and build quality is not the best. Not worth it even though the cost is very cheap.
Anker Roav DashCam A1
$501920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.4" Screen
Size: 83x56x35mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
4 out of 10Non-buffered parking mode
Not discreet
Battery instead of capacitor
Toguard CE35
$60F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:720x480p 30fps
No GPS
7" Screen
Size: 300x75x15mm
Day: 6 out of 10
Night: 2 out of 10
3 out of 10Video quality is poor, camera has not been reliable and build quality is poor. Avoid
Vantrue N1 Pro
$601920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
1.5" Screen
Size: 64x50x38mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 5 out of 10
5 out of 10A small, simple dash cam with 18 month warranty and good support. Poor quality battery is the biggest drawback
APEMAN C420D
$60F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1280x720p 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Size: 50x40x10mm
Day: 5 out of 10
Night: 3 out of 10
5 out of 10Video quality is average for front and below average for rear. While the price is attractive, quality is not the greatest.
APEMAN C550
$60F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1280x720p 30fps
GPS Optional
2" Screen
Size: 93x53x34mm
Day: 5 out of 10
Night: 4 out of 10
5 out of 10Video quality is average for front and below average for rear. Average reliability but support is minimal
Kingslim D4
$70F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
3" Screen
Size: 85x48x17mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 5 out of 10
5 out of 10Not a native 4K camera and video quality reflects that. Front video is acceptable, rear video is below average at night. Reliability is unknown at this point
Aukey DR02
$701920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
1.5" Screen
Size: 56x56x30mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 5 out of 10
7 out of 10Reasonable priced no frills wedge shaped camera. Video quality is average but reliability is above average.
Nexar Beam
$701920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Size: 61x51x36mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
5 out of 10The lowest priced camera with cloud support. An all-around good camera but it does have some drawbacks
VanTop H610
$80F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
10" Screen
Size: 254x97x38mm
Day: 6 out of 10
Night: 3 out of 10
3 out of 10Video quality is not great and the camera has not been the most reliable
Kingslim D2
$80F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 85x48x17mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 5 out of 10
5 out of 10A no frills dual camera at a cheap price. Not impressed with the video quality and early reports of overheating
Garmin Dash Cam Mini
$901920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Size: 31x53x29mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 5 out of 10
4 out of 10Great design as it is one of the smallest dash cams on the market today. Video quality is average and it may overheat
Rexing V1P
$90F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:720x480p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.4" Screen
Size: 180x84x132mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 5 out of 10
6 out of 10Low priced dual cam but the rear video quality is poor. Capacitor and WiFi are positives but app could be better.
Toguard CE41
$90F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1280x720p 30fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Size: 112x38x40mm
Day: 6 out of 10
Night: 4 out of 10
3 out of 10A low priced rideshare camera with average video quality, poor build quality and limited support. Spend more for a better camera.
APEMAN C770
$90F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
3" Screen
Size: 120x80x36mm
Day: 5 out of 10
Night: 3 out of 10
5 out of 10Touchscreen is nice but the disappointing video quality and limited support make this camera not a good value for the money
AKASO DL12
$90F:2560x1440p 25fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
12" Screen
Size: 290x70x30mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 5 out of 10
4 out of 10
Video quality is good for a mirror camera but the camera does not have the best reliability or support
Crosstour CR900
$100F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
2" Screen
Size: 89x70x80mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
6 out of 10Decent video quality for a dual cam at this price range but not the best reliability or support
Rexing V1-4K
$1002560x1440p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.4" Screen
Size: 89x63x51mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
7 out of 10Not a native 4K camera and video quality reflects that. Overall not a bad camera considering build quality, decent reliability, WiFi (note the app is poor) and capacitor but there are better choices at this price.
APEMAN C860
$100F:2560×1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 89x52x31mm
Day: 5 out of 10
Night: 3 out of 10
5 out of 10Video quality is average for front and below average for rear. While the price is attractive, quality is not the greatest.
Nexar Pro
$100F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1280x720p 25fps
GPS
No Screen
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
5 out of 10A low priced rideshare camera with cloud support. Interesting features but there are drawbacks
Anker Roav DashCam S1
$1051920x1080p 60fps
GPS
2.4" Screen
Size: 87x65x36mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
4 out of 10An upgrade to the Anker Roav DashCam C1, but still plagued with battery expansion problems
ROVE R2-4K
$1102560×1440p 30fps
GPS
2.4"" Screen
Size: 76×51×25mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 5 out of 10
6 out of 10Not a native 4K camera and video quality reflects that. Price is high for what you are getting.
WonVon W4K
$120F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
3.16" Screen
Size: 91x38x30mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
5 out of 10While video quality is decent, it is not 4K and there are complaints of stuttering and duplicate frames
VAVA VA-VD002
$135F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Size: 28x70mm
Day: 6 out of 10
Night: 4 out of 10
6 out of 10While it has unique design and reasonable price, the sub-par video quality and poor error notification make it not the best choice for a dual camera.
Vantrue T3
$1402592x1520p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.45" Screen
Size: 102x45x44mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 7 out of 10
6 out of 10Good video quality and one of the few dash cams that can powered by the OBD port. Expect a few more features like WiFi, GPS included and buffered parking mode at this price.
Z-Edge T4
$150F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
4" Screen
Size: 122x71x30mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
6 out of 10If you are looking for a touchscreen camera with a large screen the T4 should be on your list for consideration
COOAU D30
$150F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2"" Screen
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 4 out of 10
5 out of 10Poor cabin video quality, particularly in low light situations makes this not an ideal choice as a rideshare camera
FineVu X500
$170F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
3.5" Touchscreen
Size: 99x61x19mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
5 out of 10Dual cam with a lot of features but video quality is not the best, camera is not discreet and reliability is average
VIOFO A129 Duo IR
$170F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 84x55x40mm
Day: 9 out of 10
Night: 7 out of 10
8 out of 10One of the best rideshare cameras available today. It has very good video quality, discreet wedge shaped form factor, buffered parking mode, excellent build quality and good reliability
Garmin Dash Cam 56
$1702560×1440p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 56x40x21mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 7 out of 10
8 out of 10Video quality is good but not the best in the market, particularly at night. Uses a battery rather than a capacitor making it less suitable for hot environments. Best brand name camera but better there are better cameras for cheaper.

VIOFO A129 Duo
$170F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS (Optional)
2" Screen
Sm Size: 70x40x47mm
Day: 9 out of 10
Night: 7 out of 10
8 out of 10Great value for a excellent dual camera with 1080p video quality all around.
Vantrue S1
$170F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
6 out of 10An ok 1080p dual camera. Video quality is decent but there are other drawbacks
myGEKOgear Orbit 960
$1703840x2160p 30fps
GPS
2.7" Screen
Size: 77x38x25mm
Day: 6 out of 10
Night: 5 out of 10
5 out of 10Disappointing video quality, particularly at night with this camera. Numerous other drawbacks as well.
Vantrue X4
$1703840x2160p 30fps
GPS Optional
3" Screen
Size: 96x40x54mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
4 out of 10Disappointing video quality at night and not the best reliability. There are better 4K cameras available at lower prices
VAVA VA-VD009
$180F:2560x1600p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 110x40mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
6 out of 10This rideshare camera has good video quality, design and 2 year warranty. However giving $40 gift cards for 5-star reviews is unethical.
myGEKOgear Orbit 950
$180F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
3" Screen
Size: 83x51x33mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 5 out of 10
5 out of 10Video quality is ok but not the best. Reliability is average. Better dual cams at this price range.
Rexing V1P Pro Dual
$200F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2.4"" Screen
Size: 180x84x132mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
6 out of 10Improvement over the V1P but video quality for the rear camera is not great. Expensive dual cam for the quality provided
Zenfox T3
$250F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 125x58x47mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 5 out of 10
4 out of 10Potential to be a decent 3-channel camera if initial release issues are resolved
VIOFO A129 Pro Duo 4K
$250
F:3840x2160p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 84x55x40mm
Day: 9 out of 10
Night: 8 out of 10
5 out of 10Best 4K video quality to date. If initial issues are resolved, this camera will be an excellent buy
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Vantrue N4
$260F:2560×1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.45″ Screen
Size: 108x45x45mm
Day: 7 out of 10
Night: 5 out of 10
8 out of 10First tri-channel rideshare dash cam. Overall good design and build. Video quality is not the greatest. Consider if you are in the market for a 3 channel cam.
VIOFO A139
$270F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
6 out of 10One of the better 3-channel dash cams to hit the market. If it proves reliable will be a good buy
Street Guardian SG9663DR
$325F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2.7"" Screen
Size: 75x35mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 7 out of 10
8 out of 10While expensive, this is most likely the best remote dual lens camera available on the market today
Nextbase 622GW
$4003840x2160p 30fps
GPS
3" Screen
Size: 94x53x45mm
Day: 9 out of 10
Night: 8 out of 10
5 out of 10High priced premium camera with good video quality and lots of features. Not a good value when drawbacks are considered
Blackvue DR750-2CH LTE
$420F:1920x1080p 60fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Size: 138x43mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
6 out of 10One of the first mainstream cameras that have LTE support built in. Add a SIM card with a data plan and you have constant connectivity to the Blackvue cloud. While pricey, it is loaded with more features than most dash cams
Blackvue DR900X-2CH
$460F:3840x2160p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Size: 118x36mm
Day: 8 out of 10
Night: 7 out of 10
5 out of 10Latest 4K camera from Blackvue is full of features. However given the high price, 4K video quality is disappointing, particularly at night
Thinkware U1000
$500
F:3840x2160p 30fps
R:2560×1440p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Size: 64x112x32mm
Day: 9 out of 10
Night: 6 out of 10
6 out of 10A full featured dual camera (4K front, 2K rear). High price tag and not the best video quality are big cons. Buy only if you are looking for some of the premium features.

For older cameras (2017 or prior) check our “Older Dash Cam” page.

Last Updated: November 15, 2020