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The Best “Bang for your Buck” Dash Cams

Dash CamSpecificationsFinal Word
70mai Dash Cam Pro MiDrive D02 Sm
70mai Dash Cam Pro
Price: $60
Released: Jan 2019
Rating: 7.3 out of 10
2592x1944p 30fps
GPS Optional
2" Screen
Size: 87.5x53x19mm
Excellent deal for a budget dash camera with a screen. Best video quality for $60 and good reliability.
Anker Roav DashcamDuo
Anker Roav DashCam Duo
Price: $105
Released: Feb 2019
Rating: 7.3 out of 10
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Size: 83×56×35mm
A 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 V119 V3
VIOFO A119 V3
Price: $110
Released: Jun 2019
Rating: 8.2 out of 10
2560×1600p 30fps
GPS (Optional)
2" Screen
Sm Size: 85x52x36mm
Best all around camera. Excellent video quality, buffered parking mode, discreet and reliable.
Blueskysea B2W
Blueskysea B2W
Price: $150
Released: Aug 2019
Rating: 7.0 out of 10
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS (Optional)
2" Screen
Med Size: 111x66x29
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.
A129 Plus Duo
VIOFO A129 Plus Duo
Price: $180
Released: Sep 2020
Rating: 7.8 out of 10
F:2560x1440p 60fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 84x55x40mm
Slight 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.
SGGCX2PRO
Street Guardian SGGCX2PRO
Price: $190
Released: Sep 2019
Rating: 8.0 out of 10
1920x1080p 60fps
External GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 72x45x35mm
One of the best cameras available today. Good video quality, reliable and top support.

For some more recommendations, check out our “Best Dash Cams of 2021” page.

2021 Dash Cams

Dash CamSpecificationsFinal Word
70mai Dash Cam Pro Plus A500S
70mai Dash Cam Pro Plus+ A500S
Price: $80
Rating: 7.5 out of 10
Released: Feb 2021
F:2592x1944p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 25fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 87.5x53x19mm
Nice upgrade to the original 70mai Dash Cam Pro since it now supports 2 channels and includes GPS. Drawbacks are the 4:3 video format.
70mai A800s
70mai A800S
Price: $120
Rating: 7.7 out of 10
Released: Feb 2021
F:3840x2160p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
3" Screen
Size: 89x60x36mm
Replaces the A800. Best 4K video quality during the day at this price. Rear camera is OK. Good value for your money.
VIOFO A139
VIOFO A139
Price: $270
Rating: 7.2 out of 10
Released: Jan 2021
F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
One of the better 3-channel dash cams to hit the market. If it proves reliable will be a good buy

2020 Dash Cams

Dash CamSpecificationsFinal Word
Byakov S1
Byakov S6
Price: $30
Rating: 4.5 out of 10
Released: Aug 2020
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Size: 56x46x18mm
Cheap camera with poor video quality and very little support
CHORTAU B T12
CHORTAU B-T12
Price: $32
Rating: 4.2 out of 10
Released: Sep 2020
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 74x43x33mm
Build quality leaves a lot to be desired coupled with unimpressive video quality. Not worth it even though the cost is very cheap.
AUKEY DR5 Mini Dash Cam
AUKEY DRA5 Mini
Price: $40
Released: Jan 2020
Rating: 7.2 out of 10
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Size: 46x50x34mm
A 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.
APEMAN C660
Apeman C660
Price: $47
Rating: 5.2 out of 10
Released: Apr 2020
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
3" Screen
Size: 87x52x36mm
Not impressed with the video quality and and infrared LEDs makes the quality worse. Outside of the low price, not many positives
DDPAI Mola N3
DDPAI Mola N3
Price: $50
Rating: 7.3 out of 10
Released: Aug 2020
2560×1600p 30fps
GPS Optional
No Screen
Size: 99x33x28mm
A good cylindrical budget camera. App is not the best which is a concern since the dash cam does not have a screen. Good value for money if the app works well with your phone.
Blueskysea B2K
Blueskysea B2K
Price: $70
Rating: 6.7 out of 10
Released: Dec 2020
2560x1440p 30fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Size: 50x46x43mm
Good 2K video quality for the price. Reliability is unknown at this point with some initial reviewers having issues with SD cards.
Kingslim D4
Kingslim D4
Price: $70
Rating: 5.5 out of 10
Released: Jul 2020
F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
3" Screen
Size: 85x48x17mm
Not 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
Peztio 4K
Peztio 4K
Price: $80
Rating: 5.5 out of 10
Released: Dec 2020
2560x1440p 30fps
No GPS
3.16" Screen
Size: 90x40x45mm
A discreet, wedge shaped camera but 4K video is interpolated not native. App is very disappointing and comes with ads. Overall not a good value considering the drawbacks.
Kingslim D2 1
Kingslim D2
Price: $80
Rating: 5 out of 10
Released: Jun 2020
F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 85x48x17mm
A no frills dual camera at a cheap price. Not impressed with the video quality and early reports of overheating
AKASO DL12
AKASO DL12
Price: $90
Rating: 6.2 out of 10
Released: Feb 2020
F:2560x1440p 25fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
12" Screen
Size: 290x70x30mm
Video quality is good for a mirror camera but the camera does not have the best reliability or support
Blueskysea B4K
Blueskysea B4K
Price: $100
Rating: 7.2 out of 10
Released: Dec 2020
3840x2160p 30fps
GPS
3.16" Screen
Size: 91x38x30mm
A decent competitor for a budget 4K camera. Capacitor, buffered parking mode and audio error alerts are nice features as well.
APEMAN C860
APEMAN C860
Price: $100
Rating: 4.7 out of 10
Released: Jan 2020
F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 89x52x31mm
Video quality is average for front and below average for rear. While the price is attractive, quality is not the greatest.
JOMISE D530
JOMISE D530
Price: $100
Rating: 4.5 out of 10
Released: Aug 2020
F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2.45" Screen
Processor and CMOS sensor are not as advertised. Not a native 4K camera and video quality reflects that. Runs hot and has reliability issues. Disappointing camera all around.
70mai A800
70mai A800
Price: $120
Released: July 2020
Rating: 7.7 out of 10
F:3840x2160p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
3" Screen
Size: 89x60x36mm
Best 4K video quality during the day at this price. Rear camera is ok. Good value for your money.
WonVon W4K
WonVon W4K
Price: $120
Rating: 6.3 out of 10
Released: Jul 2020
F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
3.16" Screen
Size: 91x38x30mm
While video quality is decent, it is not 4K and there are complaints of stuttering and duplicate frames
Vantrue T3
Vantrue T3
Price: $140
Rating: 6.8 out of 10
Released: Sep 2020
2592x1520p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.45" Screen
Size: 102x45x44mm
Good 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.
myGEKOgear Orbit 960
myGEKOgear Orbit 960
Price: $170
Rating: 5 out of 10
Released: May 2020
3840x2160p 30fps
GPS
2.7" Screen
Size: 77x38x25mm
Disappointing video quality, particularly at night with this camera. Numerous other drawbacks as well.
VAVA VA VD009
VAVA VA-VD009
Price: $180
Rating: 6.7 out of 10
F:2560x1600p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 110x40mm
This 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
myGEKOgear Orbit 950
Price: $180
Rating: 6.7 out of 10
Released: Mar 2020
F:2560x1600p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 110x40mm
Video quality is ok but not the best. Reliability is average. Better dual cams at this price range.
Vantrue N2S
Vantrue N2S
Price: $200
Rating: 6.8 out of 10
Released: Nov 2020
F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:2560x1440p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 108x44x44mm
An OK rideshare camera with capacitor and 18 month warranty. Video quality is not the greatest but build quality and reliability are good. Price is on the high side for video quality.
Zenfox T3
Zenfox T3
Price: $250
Rating: 5.8 out of 10
Released: May 2020
F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 125x58x47mm
Potential to be a decent 3-channel camera if initial release issues are resolved
Vantrue N4 1
Vantrue N4
Price: $260
Rating: 6.7 out of 10
Released: Feb 2020
F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.45″ Screen
Size: 108x45x45mm
First 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.
SG9663DR 1
Street Guardian SG9663DR
Price: $325
Rating: 7.8 out of 10
Released: Jun 2020
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2.7" Screen
Size: 75x35mm
While expensive, this is most likely the best remote dual lens camera available on the market today
Nextbase 622GW
Nextbase 622GW
Price: $400
Rating: 5.7 out of 10
Released: Aug 2020
3840x2160p 30fps
GPS
3" Screen
Size: 94x53x45mm
High priced premium camera with good video quality and lots of features. Not a good value when drawbacks are considered
Blackvue DR750 2CH LTE
Blackvue DR750-2CH LTE
Price: $420
Rating: 6.5 out of 10
Released: Jul 2020
F:1920x1080p 60fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Size: 138x43mm
One 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
Blackvue DR900X-2CH
Price: $460
Rating: 6.5 out of 10
Released: Jul 2020
F:3840x2160p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Size: 118x36mm
Latest 4K camera from Blackvue is full of features. However given the high price, 4K video quality is disappointing, particularly at night

For older cameras (2019 or prior) check our “Older Dash Cam” page.

Last Updated: February 3, 2021