Best Dash Cams of 2019

When looking for a new dash cam, check out our main page for the best bang for your buck dash cams. Beyond that, for 2019 these are the best cameras available depending on your specific need.

Cheapest dash cam that I should consider(Note: Anything under $30 is typically poor quality).

  1. Blueskysea B1W (No screen, discreet, capacitor)
  2. 70Mai (No screen, discreet, battery)

Discreet single camera with a screen and GPS

  1. Street Guardian SGGCX2PRO
  2. Viofo A119S V2 (could also consider the A129 – front camera only)

Best Brand Name Camera

  1. Garmin Dash Cam 55

Dash cam brands with the best support

  1. Street Guardian (All around support)
  2. Viofo (Good firmware updates)

Budget dual camera

  1. Viofo A129 Duo
  2. Mini 0906 (cheaper than the A129 Duo but not as reliable)

Premium dual camera

  1. Street Guardian SG9663DC (best video) or Street Guardian SGGCX2PRO with optional rear camera
  2. Thinkware F800 Pro (best buffered parking mode)
  3. BlackVue DR750S-2CH (best cloud storage)

Uber / Taxi Camera

  1. Vantrue N2 Pro
  2. Transcend DrivePro 520

Best video quality during the day
Depending on lighting conditions, cameras perform differently so there is no “one size fits all” answer. Check the side-by-side comparison forum for real examples. The best bang for your buck dash cams on our main page perform well.

Best video quality at night
Depending on lighting conditions, cameras perform differently so there is no “one size fits all” answer. Check the side-by-side comparison forum for real examples. The best bang for your buck dash cams on our main page perform well. As of 2019, cameras with the Sony Starvis IMX291 CMOS sensor typically have the best night quality.

If the our main page with our best bang for your buck list and this page does not provide a camera that meets your needs, check out our What Should I Buy Sub-Forum.

You can also check out our previous best picks in our Best Dash Cams for 2018, Best Dash Cams for 2017, Best Dash Cams for 2016 and  Best Dash Cams for 2015.

Published: Jan 5, 2019

Published: Jan 5, 2019