Older Dash Cams

As our dash cam list has grown in size we have consolidated the 2019 and older dash cams on this page.

2019 Dash Cams

Dash CamSpecificationsFinal Word
GOODTS D013
GOODTS D013
Price: $25
Rating: 4 out of 10
Released: Apr 2019
1920x1080p 25fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Size: 71x30x46mm
A generic Chinese camera sold under a number of brands. Video quality is awful, and camera is low quality. Not worth $25
Innosinpo A10
Innosinpo A10
Price: $30
Rating: 3.7 out of 10
Released: May 2019
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 89x51x36mm
Cheap camera with poor video quality and no support. The AUKEY DRA5 is much better in this price range.
Crosstour CR250
Crosstour CR250
Price: $30
Rating: 6 out of 10
Released: Mar 2019
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Size: 77x49x30mm
A very low priced wedge shaped camera but video and build quality are disappointing
Toguard Mini CE18
Toguard Mini CE18
Price: $30
Rating: 4.3 out of 10
Released: Sep 2019
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.45" Screen
Size: 70x47x30mm
Low price is the main positive. Video and build quality are poor. Would invest in a better camera instead.
Ainhyzic ADC121
Ainhyzic ADC121
Price: $30
Rating: 3.7 out of 10
Released: Oct 2019
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 89x52x35mm
Low priced camera with poor video quality. Camera is cheaply made and not worth the money
Apexcam Tour 4
Apexcam Tour 4
Price: $40
Rating: 4 out of 10
Released: May 2019
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:720x480p 30fps
No GPS
4" Screen
Video quality is poor and build quality is not the best. Not worth it even though the cost is very cheap.
70mai Dash Cam Lite
70mai Dash Cam Lite
Price: $45
Rating: 6.8 out of 10
Released: Aug 2019
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
2" Screen
Size: 82x58x40mm
Similar to the 70mai Pro but cheaper and 1080p video. Quality is good and this dash cam offers good value for your money
CHORTAU B T13 Dual Dash Cam 1
CHORTAU B-T13
Price: $50
Rating: 4.3 out of 10
Released: Mar 2019
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:720x480p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 76x41x15mm
Video quality is poor and build quality is not the best. Not worth it even though the cost is very cheap.
APEMAN C420D
APEMAN C420D
Price: $60
Rating: 5.3 out of 10
Released: Jun 2019
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1280x720p 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Size: 50x40x10mm
Video quality is average for front and below average for rear. While the price is attractive, quality is not the greatest.
APEMAN C550
APEMAN C550
Price: $60
Rating: 6.3 out of 10
Released: Jul 2019
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1280x720p 30fps
GPS Optional
2" Screen
Size: 93x53x34mm
Video quality is average for front and below average for rear. Average reliability but support is minimal
Nexar Beam
Nexar Beam
Price: $90
Rating: 6.8 out of 10
Released: Oct 2019
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Size: 61x51x36mm
The lowest priced camera with cloud support. An all-around good camera but it does have some drawbacks
VanTop H610
VanTop H610
Price: $80
Rating: 5.5 out of 10
Released: Sept 2019
F:2560x1440p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
10" Screen
Size: 254x97x38mm
Video quality is not great and the camera has not been the most reliable
Pruveeo D30H
Pruveeo D30H
Price: $80
Rating: 5 out of 10
Released: Apr 2019
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Size: 106x73x39mm
Ok rideshare camera for the price. Video quality is average at best and reliability is not the greatest.
Garmin Dash Cam Mini 1
Garmin Dash Cam Mini
Price: $90
Rating: 7 out of 10
Released: May 2019
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Size: 31x53x29mm
Great design as it is one of the smallest dash cams on the market today. Video quality is average and it may overheat
ToguardCE41 1
Toguard CE41
Price: $90
Rating: 4.5 out of 10
Released: Oct 2019
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1280x720p 30fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Size: 112x38x40mm
A low priced rideshare camera with average video quality, poor build quality and limited support. Spend more for a better camera.
APEMAN 770
APEMAN C770
Price: $90
Rating: 5.3 out of 10
Released: Aug 2019
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
3" Screen
Size: 120x80x36mm
Touchscreen is nice but the disappointing video quality and limited support make this camera not a good value for the money
Nexar Pro
Nexar Pro
Price: $100
Rating: 7 out of 10
Released: Jul 2019
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1280x720p 25fps
GPS
No Screen
A low priced rideshare camera with cloud support. Interesting features but there are drawbacks
VAVA VA VD002 1
VAVA VA-VD002
Price: $135
Rating: 5.7 out of 10
Released: Jan 2019
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Size: 28x70mm
While 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.
COOAU D30
COOAU D30
Price: $150
Rating: 5.8 out of 10
Released: Oct 2019
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Poor cabin video quality, particularly in low light situations makes this not an ideal choice as a rideshare camera
Vava 4K VA VD004
VAVA 4K VA-VD004
Price: $160
Rating: 6 out of 10
Released: Jul 2019
3840x2160p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Size: 28x70mm
Has good 4K video quality during the day, night could be better. 2 year warranty is good but the cheaper A800S performs just as well and is more affordable.
FineVu X500
FineVu X500
Price: $170
Rating: 5.7 out of 10
Released: Sep 2019
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
3.5" Screen
Size: 99x61x19mm
Dual 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
VIOFO A129 Duo IR
Price: $170
Rating: 8 out of 10
Released: May 2019
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 84x55x40mm
One 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 Small
Garmin Dash Cam 56
Price: $170
Rating: 7.2 out of 10
Released: May 2019
2560x1440p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 56x40x21mm
Video 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.
Vantrue S1
Vantrue S1
Price: $170
Rating: 6.8 out of 10
Released: Jul 2019
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
An ok 1080p dual camera. Video quality is decent but there are other drawbacks
Vantrue X4
Vantrue X4
Price: $170
Rating: 5.7 out of 10
Released: Mar 2019
3840x2160p 30fps
GPS Optional
3" Screen
Size: 96x40x54mm
Disappointing video quality at night and not the best reliability. There are better 4K cameras available at lower prices
VIOFO A129 Pro Duo Small
VIOFO A129 Pro Duo 4K
Price: $250
Rating: 7.5 out of 10
Released: Oct 2019
F:3840x2160p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 84x55x40mm
Best 4K video quality to date. If initial issues are resolved, this camera will be an excellent buy
Thinkware U1000 Small
Thinkware U1000
Price: $500
Rating: 6.3 out of 10
Released: Sep 2019
F:3840x2160p 30fps
R:2560x1440p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Size: 64x112x32mm
A 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.

2018 Dash Cams

Dash CamSpecificationsFinal Word
Pathinglek FHD
Pathinglek FHD
Price: $30
Rating: 3.5 out of 10
Released: Jul 2018
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 86x50x36mm
Low 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.
Crosstour CR300
Crosstour CR300
Price: $30
Rating: 5 out of 10
Released: Jan 2018
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 89x52x35mm
Similar 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
Apeman C420
APEMAN C420
Price: $40
Rating: 5 out of 10
Released: Nov 2018
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Size: 50x40x10mm
Not impressed with the video or build quality of the camera. Spend a little bit more for a better quality dash cam
Apeman C450A 1
APEMAN C450A
Price: $45
Rating: 4.3 out of 10
Released: Jul 2018
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Size: 87x50x15mm
Video 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
Anker Roav DashCam A1
Anker Roav DashCam A1
Price: $50
Rating: 5.7 out of 10
Released: Jan 2018
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.4" Screen
Size: 83x56x35mm
Ok video quality for the price but some reliability issues with swelling batteries and power cord damaging
Toguard CE35
Toguard CE35
Price: $60
Rating: 5.2 out of 10
Released: May 2018
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:720x480p 30fps
No GPS
7" Screen
Size: 300x75x15mm
Video quality is poor, camera has not been reliable and build quality is poor. Avoid
Vantrue N1 Pro
Vantrue N1 Pro
Price: $60
Rating: 7 out of 10
Released: Jun 2018
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
1.5" Screen
Size: 64x50x38mm
A small, simple dash cam with 18 month warranty and good support. Poor quality battery is the biggest drawback
Crosstour CR750
Crosstour CR750
Price: $80
Rating: 5.3 out of 10
Released: Jul 2018
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1280x720p 30fps
GPS
2.4" Screen
Size: 86x66x32mm
Video quality and build quality are below average. While very cheap, this is not an impressive rideshare camera.
Crosstour CR900
Crosstour CR900
Price: $100
Rating: 6.7 out of 10
Released: Jun 2018
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
3" Screen
Size: 89x70x80mm
Decent video quality for a dual cam at this price range but not the best reliability or support
Rexing V1 4K
Rexing V1-4K
Price: $100
Rating: 7 out of 10
Released: May 2018
2560x1440p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.4" Screen
Size: 89x63x51mm
Not 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.
Anker Roav S1
Anker Roav DashCam S1
Price: $105
Rating: 6.7 out of 10
Released: Aug 2018
1920x1080p 60fps
GPS
2.4" Screen
Size: 87x65x36mm
An upgrade to the Anker Roav DashCam C1, but still plagued with battery expansion problems
Z Edge T4
Z-Edge T4
Price: $150
Rating: 6.2 out of 10
Released: Jul 2018
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
4" Screen
Size: 122x71x30mm
If you are looking for a touchscreen camera with a large screen the T4 should be on your list for consideration
VIOFO A129 Duo
VIOFO A129 Duo
Price: $170
Rating: 8 out of 10
Released: Jun 2018
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 84x55x40mm
Great value for a excellent dual camera with 1080p video quality all around.
Rexing V1P Pro
Rexing V1P Pro Dual
Price: $200
Rating: 6.3 out of 10
Released: Sep 2018
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2.4" Screen
Size: 180x84x132mm
Improvement over the V1P but video quality for the rear camera is not great. Expensive dual cam for the quality provided

2017 Dash Cams

Dash CamSpecificationsFinal Word
70mai 1
70mai
$35
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 100x55x32mm
Good value for such a low priced camera. Won't find better at this price but may be worth it to buy a B1W for a few dollars more.
Blueskysea B1W
Blueskysea B1W
$50
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Size: 87x43x35mm
Overall one of the best bang for your buck cameras for 2018. Better video quality than the previous budget camera, the A118C. Only unknown is long term reliability.
Aukey DR02
Aukey DR02
$70
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
1.5" Screen
Size: 56x56x30mm
Reasonable priced no frills wedge shaped camera. Video quality is average but reliability is good.
Mini 0805P 1
Mini 0805P
$70
2304x1296p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 75x47x35mm
An okay camera for the price but if you are looking for good night quality, consider another camera.
Xiaomi Mijia Dash Cam
Xiaomi Mijia
$80
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
3" Screen
Sm Size: 88x53x28mm
Decent camera from a video quality perspective but not outstanding.
ROVE R2 4K
ROVE R2-4K
$110
2560×1440p 30fps
GPS
2.4" Screen
Size: 76×51×25mm
Not a native 4K camera and video quality reflects that. Price is high for what you are getting.
DDPai M6 Plus
DDPai M6 Plus
$120
2560x1440p 25fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 64x33x65mm
Unique dash cam with magnetic mount and decent video quality. Check the drawbacks before buying.
Mini 0906
Mini 0906
$130
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 70x40x47mm
Provides very good video quality, discreet package at a reasonable price point.
Vantrue N2 Pro Small
Vantrue N2 Pro
$200
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
1.5" Screen
Size: 39x100x42mm
An ok rideshare camera. Video quality is not the greatest but build quality and reliability are good. Consider the B2W instead.
Garmin Dash Cam 55 1
Garmin Dash Cam 55
$200
2560x1440p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Size: 56x40x35mm
While not perfect it is the best ""brand name"" camera available on the market today. Decent all around performer and good support but a bit pricey.
SG9663DC
Street Guardian SG9663DC
$290
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS (Optional)
2" Screen
Sm Size: 85x52x25mm
One of the best premium dual cams available. Very good video quality and top support.
Thinkware F770
Thinkware F770
$400
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Med Size: 110x60x32 mm
Excellent dual camera with1080p 30fps front and rear. High price and not the best video quality.
Thinkware F800 PRO
Thinkware F800 Pro
$410
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Med Size: 107x61x32mm
A feature packed dual camera with 1080p 30fps front and rear. High price but still a very good dual cam.

2016 Dash Cams

Dash CamSpecificationsFinal Word
A118C
A118C
$55
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 62x39x18mm
A great upgrade from the G1W if you are looking for better build quality and a more discreet form factor.
Chupad D501 1
Chupad D501
$60
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.45" Screen
Sm Size: 83x66x35mm
Likely the best video quality for under $60 but be aware of drawbacks.
Xiaomi-Yi-Dash-Cam
Yi Dash Cam
$80
1920x1080p 60fps
No GPS
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 74x32x19mm
Good video quality for the price but not the best form factor.
Mobius Dash Cam1
Mobius
$85
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 61x35x18mm
The best discreet camera for $85. Great video quality, size and support.

VIOFO A119
$90
2560x1440p 30 fps
GPS Optional
2" Screen
Sm Size: 70x50x45mm
The discreet wedge shaped form factor, good build quality and GPS built into the mount makes this an excellent camera.
Mini 0826
Mini 0826
$90
2304x1296p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 80x46x39mm
The Mini 0826 is a decent value but overall the Mini 0805 is smaller and a better bang for the buck.
Mini 0903
Mini 0903 / Nano Q
$90
1920x1080p 30fps
Optional GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 66x33x40mm
Potential to be a great cam if reliability is good. Initial quality problems raise a concern.
Rexing V1P
Rexing V1P
$90
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:720x480p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.4" Screen
Size: 180x84x132mm
Low priced dual cam but the rear video quality is poor. Capacitor and WiFi are positives but app could be better.
DDPai Mini2 1
DDPai Mini 2
$100
2560x1440p 25fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 87x43.5x35mm
Video quality is good but initial reliability is a concern if you are using this in a hot climate.
Rexing V1
Rexing V1
$100
1920x1080p 30fps
Optional GPS
2.4" Screen
Sm Size: 89x63.5x38mm
Nice form factor but you can save a few dollars and get the similar A118 instead
Ausdom A261 1
Ausdom A261
$100
2304x1296p 30fps
GPS
2" Screen
Sm Size: 65x57x30mm
Decent camera but not the most discreet form factor. Consider the Mini 0805 instead.
GitUp-Git1-300x265
GitUp Git1
$110
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 59x41x30mm
One of the best action cameras with the GoPro form factor. Night video is quite good.
Dome-D201
Dome D201
$110
2560x1440p 30fps
No GPS
2.7" Screen
Med Size: 99x50x18.4mm
Excellent video quality for the price but camera is not discreet.
VIOFO A119S
VIOFO A119S
$120
1920x1080p 60fps
Optional GPS
2" Screen
Sm Size: 85x52x36mm
The discreet wedge shaped form factor, excellent video quality, good build and GPS built into the mount makes this an excellent camera.
ThiEYE T5e
ThiEYE T5e 4K
$120
3840x2160p 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Sm Size: 61x42x23mm
The most affordable true 4K (2160p) camera available today. Good value for the money.
Transcend DrivePro 520
Transcend DrivePro 520
$200
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1280x720p 30fps
GPS
2.4" Screen
Med Size 96×65x44mm
While night video quality is not the best, this is one of the better taxi cams available today given all the features for the money.
yi-4k-action-camera
Yi 4K Action Camera
$250
3840 x 2160p 30fps
No GPS
2.19" Screen
Med Size: 65x42x21mm
A true 4K (2160p) action camera is excellent. Not suited as a dash cam.
vico-opia2
Vico-Opia2
$250
2560 x 1440p 30fps
Optional GPS
2" Screen
Med Size: 72x53x33mm
Overall a good camera from a video quality and build quality perspective. Not the greatest form factor and high price are drawbacks.
garmin-nuvicam-lmthd2
Garmin nuviCam LMTHD/
$400
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
6" Screen
Huge Size: 182x93x33mm
The first combination dash cam and GPS navigation device is good if you don't mind the huge size.

2015 Dash Cams

Dash CamSpecificationsFinal Word
Xiaomi Yi
Yi Action Camera
$70
1920x1080p 60fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 60.4x42x21.2mm
A popular camera at a good price. Needs some tweaks to be used as a dash cam.
Mini 08051
Mini 0805
$70
2304x1296p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 75x47x35mm
Great discreet form factor, good video quality, good reliability. Excellent value at $70.
Mini-0806
Mini 0806
$84
2304x1296p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 65x37x35mm
The most advanced in the Mini Series but there have been quality complaints in the initial batches.
RexingF9
Rexing F9
$85
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.7" Screen
Med Size: 121x46x39mm
Appears to be a better quality version of the G1W.
CDV300X
CDV300X
$120
2304x1296p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 87x59x41mm
Better than the B40. Better night quality, improved build quality and built in GPS but higher price tag.
SG9665GC
Street Guardian SG9665GC
$150
1920x1080p 30fps
External GPS Optional
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 62x39x18mm
While video quality has been surpassed by other cameras, support for the SG9665GC is best in the industry
SJCAM-SJ5000-Plus
SJCAM SJ5000 Plus
$170
1920x1080p 60fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 60x41x24.7mm
Good specs but early reliability and quality problems are disappointing given the high price point.
KDLINKS-X1
kdLinks X1
$170
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2.7" Screen
Med Size: 89x58x 38mm
Not the most discreet camera and video is on par with cameras half the price. Mobius and B40 / A118 are better values.
Garmin Dash Cam 20
Garmin Dash Cam 20
$200
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2.3" Screen
Med Size: 82x66x37mm
A brand name camera which is not discreet and has worse video quality than cheaper cameras.
KOONLUNG-K1S
Koonlung K1S
$240
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS optional
2.7" Screen
Sm Size 28x28x32mm
Dual 1080p camera with a separate control unit. Great design and good value.
Lukas-LK-7950WD
Lukas LK-7950 WD
$280
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Lg Size 109x99x38mm
Most feature rich dual camera available today. Overall one of the best on the market.
Panorama-X2
Panorama X2
$300
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS optional
3.5" Screen
Lg Size 96x66x33mm
One of the better dual cameras available today but front camera is too large.
FineVu-CR-2000G
FineVu CR-2000G
$390
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS optional
3.5" Screen
Lg Size 92x66x42mm
One of the better dual cameras available today but the form factor for both the front and rear cameras is disappointing.
Thinkware-F550-Dual-Camera
Thinkware F550
$400
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x720p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Lg Size: 105.2x161.5 x41mm
Good form factor but 70 second boot time is a huge negative. At this price consider dual 1080p cameras.
BlackVue-DR650GW-2CH
BlackVue DR650GW-2CH
$410
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x720p 30fps
GPS optional
No Screen
Sm Size: 118.5 x 36mm
A feature packed camera but save a few dollars and purchase the DR550GW-2CH, differences are minor.
BlackVue DR750LW 2CH1
BlackVue DR750LW-2CH
$440
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1920x1080p 30fps
GPS optional
4" Screen
Lg Size 107.2x67.5x20.5mm
A feature packed dual camera with 1080p 30fps front and rear. Large size, high price and low bit rate are negatives.

2014 and Older Dash Cams

Dash CamSpecificationsFinal Word
K6000 DVR
K6000
$40
1920x1080p 25fps
No GPS
2.7" Screen
Med Size: 90x51x9mm
If you don't mind the video quality, OK camera for the price. A bit of a lottery in getting one without glitches.
G1W-Dash-Cam
G1W
$45
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 113x46x32mm
Best video quality for $45, a bargain but not discreet. Spending under $40 will likely be an inferior chipset with poor night video.
Smallest HD 720p Dash Cam1
Smallest HD 720p DVR
$45
1280x720p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 60x32mm
Small camera & cheap price with average video quality. Reliability / build quality is a concern.
DVR 2071
DVR-207
$45
1280x720p*30fps
No GPS
2.5" Screen
Med Size: 100x63x23mm
Spend a bit more for the G1W with better video quality.
Z7
Z7
$50
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 52x57x38mm
A good alternative to the G1W if you are on a budget and would like something smaller.
Carcam K2000
Carcam K2000
$50
1280x720p 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Med Size: 119x55x13.2mm
Not a true 1080p camera, consider other affordable cameras instead.
X3000 Dash Cam1
X3000
$50
640x480 30fps
640x480 30fps
GPS
2.7" Screen
Lg Size 127x45x35mm
Avoid this "taxi cam" due to poor picture quality and reliability problems.
DVR 027 720P
DVR-007 / DVR-027
$60
1280x720p*30fps
No GPS
2.5" Screen
Med Size: 100x63x23mm
Good picture quality, reliability and price. Watch out for fakes. Consider the G1W instead.
Rearview Mirror DVR1
Rearview Mirror DVR
$60
1280x720p 30fps
No GPS
2.7" Screen
Lg Size: 315x80mm
Same internal components as the Carcam K2000 but with a better covert design.
G90
G90
$70
2304 x 1296p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 86x52x38mm
Good value for the money with the exception of the poor mount. A step up from the NT96650 cameras.
Innovv C1
Innovv C1
$70
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 62x39x18mm
A decent competitor against the Mobius. Might be ideal depending on your needs
R280 DVR1
R280
$70
1280x720p 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Med Size: 105x50x27mm
Avoid due to blurry picture when overheating.
VWTech VW8981
VWTech VW898
$70
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 55x35x22mm
VW898 is a solid camera but video quality is not as good as Mobius. Mobius is a better buy but the VW898 is cheaper.
i1000 Dash Cam 1
i1000 / F70 / X6
$75
1280x720p 30fps
640x480 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Med Size 91x63x28mm
Affordable dual lens camera. Video quality, particularly at night, is biggest drawback.
F302A
F302A
$75
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.8" Screen
Med Size: 72x55x24mm
Blurry picture quality when the camera overheats. Avoid/.
GS1000
GS1000 Blue Menu / GS1000VSB
GS5000
$90
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 115x13x10mm
Paying the extra $30 for the Orange Menu GS1000 for improved video quality and reliability
Blacksys CF-100
BlackSys CF-100
$90
F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1280x720p 30fps
GPS optional
No Screen
Med Size 58 x 100 x 34mm
Best dual camera for under $100. Form factor, rear video quality and pixelation are drawbacks.
Mini 08031
Mini 0803
$100
2304 x 1296p 30fps
GPS Optional
1.5" Screen
Sm Size:
75x47x35mm
Discreet, small, GPS and reasonably priced. Not the most reliable
SJ4000 Black1
SJ4000
$100
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Med Size: 59x41x29mm
A GoPro clone for a reasonable price. Great action cam and ok as a dash cam.
DIMIKA1
DIMIKA
$100
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size:
64x38x16mm
More expensive and worse video quality than the Mobius for dash cam use. Get the Mobius instead.
DOD F500LHD
F500LHD
$100
1920x1080p*30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Med Size: 98.2x53x22.5mm
This is a legendary camera due to its good picture quality, very good reliability and reasonable price. Medium size is the major drawback.
S1000 DVR Dash Cam
S1000
$100
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.8" Screen
Lg Size: 107x54x33mm
Avoid due to video quality and large size. The F500LHD is a better value in this price range.
808 26 camera1
808 #26
$100
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 19x36x59mm
Inferior to the Mobius in every way. Get the Mobius instead.
LS300W
LS300W / GT300W
$105
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 114.4x47.9x37.1mm
Impressive video quality . Lack of GPS is main drawback. Overall great camera.
Mini 08011
Mini 0801
$105
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 75x47x3.5mm
Discreet, small, GPS and reasonably priced. Firmware needs improvement.
GT680W
GT680W
$110
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 80x50x35mm
Excellent compact cam with GPS.
Mouse DVR1
Mouse DVR / 244 / 2022
$110
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Lg Size: 115x65x38mm
Avoid due to the large size and number of reliability problems.
ABEO HDVR 1501
Abeo HDVR-150
$110
1280x720p 30fps
No GPS
2.4" Screen
Lg Size: 315x85x21mm
Consider only if looking for a rear view mirror cam, otherwise there are better cams.
GS8000
GS8000 / DM900
$110
1920x1080p 30fps
External GPS
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 88x50x38mm
Ambarella A2S70 processor but reliability does not appear to be great.
GS1000
GS1000 Orange Menu
$120
1920x1080p*30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 115x13x10mm
Used to be a top pick but had poor night quality. Mini 0801 is a better deal now.
Livue LB100
Livue LB100 HD
$120
1280x720p 30fps
GPS Optional
No Screen
Sm Size: 107x47x38mm
Used to be a top pick but cams with better video quality now exist for the price.
DOD F900LHD
F900LHD
$120
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.5" Screen
Lg Size: 106.7x53.9xž33.3mm
Same internal components as 500LHD, buy that instead.
GS2000
GS2000
$120
1920x1080p*30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 115x13x10mm
The GS2000 is the same as the GS1000 Orange Menu (older version) but with a rectangular case.
MateGo-MG380G-300x230
MateGo MG380G
$130
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 103x63x41mm
The MateGo MG380G is a good buy given its excellent video quality, low price and full features. Size is a bit large.
DOD GS600
GS600 / GS300 / V1000GS
$140
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 113x24.1x30mm
Discontinued and battery is undersized.
DR321
DR32
$140
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.4" Screen
Med Size: 66.6×60.6×33.0mm
Decent video quality but form factor is too large.
Car DVR Recorder 3H2F GS6000
Samoon 3H2F-D / GS6000 A7
$150
2304x1296p 30fp
External GPS
2.7" Screen
Med Size: 112x45x25.5mm
One of the first Ambarella A7 cameras. Night video is biggest drawback.
F900LS1
F900LS
$160
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.5" Screen
Lg Size: 106.7x53.9xž33.3mm
Blurry image when cold and expensive price. Avoid.
HP F210 Dash Cam1
HP F210
$160
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2.4" Screen
Med Size: 70 x 36 x 31 mm
Decent camera but smaller mount is required. Price is a bit high but not outrageous.
Transcend DrivePro 200 1
Transcend DrivePro 200
$170
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.4" Screen
Med Size:
67×72×34.3mm
For the money this is a good buy if you want WiFi. If WiFi is not important, consider a smaller, more discreet camera.
Powerucc-PanoramaII
Powerucc Panorama II / S
$185
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 103x48x36mm
One of the best for video quality even at night. Fully featured high end camera but a bit large.
Blackvue DR400G HD
Blackvue DR400G-HD
$200
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 102x32mm
Avoid due the number of problems owners have experienced. No longer available for sale.
DOD GSE550
GSE550 / GSE520
$200
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 98.2x53x22.5mm
Avoid due to high price and poor night quality.
Hyundai MnSoft R700
Hyundai MnSoft R700
$210
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 94.5x50x50mm
A decent high end camera. Consider if you like the form factor.
VicoVation Vico-TF2+
Vico-TF2+ Premium
$220
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.4" Screen
Med Size: 101x66.5x34mm
Video quality is impressive and overall solid camera. No GPS and size are biggest drawbacks.
Vico Marcus31
Vico-Marcus 3
$225
2304 x 1296p 30fps
GPS Optional
2" Screen
Med Size: 72x53x33mm
Has a lot of potential from a hardware perspective but the initial performance does not justify the price.
Itronics ITB 250HD
Itronics ITB-250HD
$230
1280x720p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 97x40mm
If you are looking for a WiFi enabled camera, it is a viable option. 720p video is drawback.
Lukas LK 7900 Ace
Lukas LK-7900 ACE
$235
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 90x70x48mmm
Previously a best buy but some owners complain of blurry image.
FineVu CR 300HD1
FineVu CR-300HD
$250
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS (external available)
No Screen
Sm Size: 39x64x50mm
Too expensive for no GPS and average night visibility.
Papago P21
Papago P2
$250
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2.4" Screen
Lg Size: 82x77x104mm
Too large and high price tag.
Itronics ITB 100HD1
Itronics ITB-100HD
$260
1920x1080p*24fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 96.2x36.5x40.4mm
Good picture quality, compact size and GPS, great camera if purchased under $200.
Blackvue DR400G HD Season II1
Blackvue DR400G-HD II
$270
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 102x32mm
Overheating problem, disappointing night quality & some cameras are out of focus.
Vico WF11
Vico-WF1
$270
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 80x60x55mm
No live streaming, no GPS and high price. Latest firmware improves video quality.
Urive Shotgun MD 8000P
Urive MD-8000P Shotgun
$275
1920x1080p 30fps
1280x720p 30fps
GPS optional
No Screen
Sm Size 92x61x32mm
First dual camera with 1080p front & 720p rear. Reasonable Dual Cam option.
FineVu CR 500HD
FineVu CR-500HD
$300
1920x1080p 30fps
No GPS (external available)
No Screen
Sm Size: 39x64x50mm
In 2012 arguably the camera with the best video quality. High price tag makes this unattractive.
Pittasoft BlackVue DR500GW HD WiFi
BlackVue DR500GW-HD
$300
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 118.5x36mm
WiFi is great but bitrate causes pixelation in some settings.
Roadhawk HD1
Roadhawk HD
$300
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Md Size: 94x63.5x25mm
Too big, too pricey and watch out for SD card errors.
Smart i 3500HD1
Smart-i 3500 HD
$300
1216x688p 12fps
680x480p 12fps
GPS Optional
3.5" Screen
Med Size
This camera is large, has a non-standard resolution, gaps between video clips & is expensive.
Urive Albatross II MD 7500P1
Urive Albatross II MD-7500P
$330
1920x1080p 19fps
1280x720p 19fps
GPS Optional
3.5" Screen
Med Size 102x63x36mm
Good camera but high price, size and pixelation are drawbacks.
Blackvue DR550GW 2CH1
BlackVue DR550GW-2CH
1920x1080p 30fps
1280x720p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size 118.5 x 36mm
A feature packed camera but low bit rate is disappointing for the high price.
Itronics ITB 100HD SP Smart Plus1
Itronics ITB-100HD SP Smart Plus
$350
1920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 96.2x36.5x40.4mm
Some minor improvements over the ITB-100HD, but the selling price of $350 is too high.

Last Updated:  February 8, 2021