Older Dash Cams

As our dash cam list has grown in size we have consolidated the 2014 and older cameras on this page.

Single-channel Dashboard Cameras

Dash CamPriceKey SpecsVideo QualityReliabilityFinal Word

K6000
$401920x1080p 25fps
No GPS
2.7" Screen
Med Size: 90x51x9mm
Day: Good
Night: Poor
Below AverageIf 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
$451920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 113x46x32mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
AverageBest 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 DVR
$451280x720p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 60x32mm
Day: Average
Night:Poor
Poor (Original Model)
Small camera & cheap price with average video quality. Reliability / build quality is a concern.

DVR-207
$451280x720p*30fps
No GPS
2.5" Screen
Med Size: 100x63x23mm
Day: Good
Night: Average
AverageSpend a bit more for the G1W with better video quality.

Z7
$501920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 52x57x38mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
AverageA good alternative to the G1W if you are on a budget and would like something smaller.

Carcam K2000
$501280x720p 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Med Size: 119x55x13.2mm
Day: Good
Night: Poor
AverageNot a true 1080p camera, consider other affordable cameras instead.

DVR-007 / DVR-027
$601280x720p*30fps
No GPS
2.5" Screen
Med Size: 100x63x23mm
Day: Good
Night: Average
ExcellentGood picture quality, reliability and price. Watch out for fakes. Consider the G1W instead.

Rearview Mirror DVR
$601280x720p 30fps
No GPS
2.7" Screen
Lg Size: 315x80mm
Day: Good
Night: Poor
AverageSame internal components as the Carcam K2000 but with a better covert design.
G90
G90
$702304 x 1296p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 86x52x38mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
GoodGood value for the money with the exception of the poor mount. A step up from the NT96650 cameras.

Innovv C1
$701920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 62x39x18mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
AverageA decent competitor against the Mobius. Might be ideal depending on your needs

R280
$701280x720p 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Med Size: 105x50x27mm
Day: Good
Night: Poor
PoorAvoid due to blurry picture when overheating.

VWTech VW898
$701920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 55x35x22mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
AverageVW898 is a solid camera but video quality is not as good as Mobius. Mobius is a better buy but the VW898 is cheaper.

F302A
$751920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.8" Screen
Med Size: 72x55x24mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
AverageBlurry picture quality when the camera overheats. Avoid/.

GS1000 Blue Menu / GS1000VSB
GS5000
$901920x1080p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 115x13x10mm
Day: Good
Night: Poor
AveragePaying the extra $30 for the Orange Menu GS1000 for improved video quality and reliability

Mini 0803
$1002304 x 1296p 30fps
GPS Optional
1.5" Screen
Sm Size:
75x47x35mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
AverageDiscreet, small, GPS and reasonably priced. Not the most reliable

SJ4000
$1001920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
1.5" Screen
Med Size: 59x41x29mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
AverageA GoPro clone for a reasonable price. Great action cam and ok as a dash cam.

DIMIKA
$1001920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size:
64x38x16mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
AverageMore expensive and worse video quality than the Mobius for dash cam use. Get the Mobius instead.
F500LHD
$1001920x1080p*30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Med Size: 98.2x53x22.5mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
ExcellentThis is a legendary camera due to its good picture quality, very good reliability and reasonable price. Medium size is the major drawback.

S1000
$1001920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.8" Screen
Lg Size: 107x54x33mm
Day: Good
Night: Poor
AverageAvoid due to video quality and large size. The F500LHD is a better value in this price range.

808 #26
$1001920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 19x36x59mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
AverageInferior to the Mobius in every way. Get the Mobius instead.

LS300W / GT300W
$1051920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 114.4x47.9x37.1mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
AverageImpressive video quality . Lack of GPS is main drawback. Overall great camera.

Mini 0801
$1051920x1080p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 75x47x3.5mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
Firmware has not been reliableDiscreet, small, GPS and reasonably priced. Firmware needs improvement.

GT680W
$1101920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 80x50x35mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
GoodExcellent compact cam with GPS.

Mouse DVR / 244 / 2022
$1101920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Lg Size: 115x65x38mm
Day: Good
Night: Poor
Very PoorAvoid due to the large size and number of reliability problems.

Abeo HDVR-150
$1101280x720p 30fps
No GPS
2.4" Screen
Lg Size: 315x85x21mm
Day: Good
Night: Poor
PoorConsider only if looking for a rear view mirror cam, otherwise there are better cams.

GS8000 / DM900
$1101920x1080p 30fps
External GPS
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 88x50x38mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
Reliability appears to be poor to average.Ambarella A2S70 processor but reliability does not appear to be great.

GS1000 Orange Menu
$1201920x1080p*30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 115x13x10mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Poor
AverageUsed to be a top pick but had poor night quality. Mini 0801 is a better deal now.

Livue LB100 HD
$1201280x720p 30fps
GPS Optional
No Screen
Sm Size: 107x47x38mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Above Average
Very GoodUsed to be a top pick but cams with better video quality now exist for the price.

F900LHD
$1201920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.5" Screen
Lg Size: 106.7x53.9xž33.3mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
ExcellentSame internal components as 500LHD, buy that instead.

GS2000
$1201920x1080p*30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 115x13x10mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Poor
AverageThe GS2000 is the same as the GS1000 Orange Menu (older version) but with a rectangular case.
MateGo-MG380G-300x230
MateGo MG380G
$1301920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 103x63x41mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
GoodThe MateGo MG380G is a good buy given its excellent video quality, low price and full features. Size is a bit large.

Eeyelog HDW001
$1301920x1080p 30fps
External GPS Optional or WiFi
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 115.6x50.2x31.6mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
UnknownUnfortunately this camera is no longer available.

V2000GS / V660
$1351920x1080p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 113x24x30mm
Day: Good
Night: Average
AverageAvoid due to the undersized battery problem.
GS600 / GS300 / V1000GS
$1401920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 113x24.1x30mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
AverageDiscontinued and battery is undersized.

DR32
$1401920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.4" Screen
Med Size: 66.6×60.6×33.0mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
AverageDecent video quality but form factor is too large.

GS6000
$1451920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2.7" Screen
Med Size: 112x45x22mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Poor
AverageDue to the larger size and higher price tag, stick with the GS1000 orange menu.

Samoon 3H2F-D / GS6000 A7
$1502304x1296p 30fp
External GPS
2.7" Screen
Med Size: 112x45x25.5mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
UnknownOne of the first Ambarella A7 cameras. Night video is biggest drawback.

F900LS
$1601920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.5" Screen
Lg Size: 106.7x53.9xž33.3mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
AverageBlurry image when cold and expensive price. Avoid.

HP F210
$1601920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2.4" Screen
Med Size: 70 x 36 x 31 mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Above Average
Above AverageDecent camera but smaller mount is required. Price is a bit high but not outrageous.

JAEWONCNC IROAD IONE-3800FU
$1651920x1080p 30fps
External GPS Optional
No Screen
Sm Size: 80x50x30mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
UnknownGreat specs and price but video quality is underwhelming.

Transcend DrivePro 200
$1701920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.4" Screen
Med Size:
67×72×34.3mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
GoodFor 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
$1851920x1080p 30fps
GPS Optional
2.7" Screen
Sm Size: 103x48x36mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
ExcellentOne of the best for video quality even at night. Fully featured high end camera but a bit large.

Blackvue DR400G-HD
$2001920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 102x32mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
Very PoorAvoid due the number of problems owners have experienced. No longer available for sale.

GSE550 / GSE520
$2001920x1080p 30fps
GPS
1.5" Screen
Sm Size: 98.2x53x22.5mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Poor
AverageAvoid due to high price and poor night quality.

Hyundai MnSoft R700
$2101920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 94.5x50x50mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
AverageA decent high end camera. Consider if you like the form factor.
VicoVation Vico-TF2+
Vico-TF2+ Premium
$2201920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
2.4" Screen
Med Size: 101x66.5x34mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
ExcellentVideo quality is impressive and overall solid camera. No GPS and size are biggest drawbacks.

Vico-Marcus 3
$2252304 x 1296p 30fps
GPS Optional
2" Screen
Med Size: 72x53x33mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
GoodHas a lot of potential from a hardware perspective but the initial performance does not justify the price.

Itronics ITB-250HD
$2301280x720p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 97x40mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
ExcellentIf you are looking for a WiFi enabled camera, it is a viable option. 720p video is drawback.

Lukas LK-7900 ACE
$2351920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 90x70x48mmm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
AveragePreviously a best buy but some owners complain of blurry image.

FineVu CR-300HD
$2501920x1080p 30fps
No GPS (external available)
No Screen
Sm Size: 39x64x50mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
GoodToo expensive for no GPS and average night visibility.

Papago P2
$2501920x1080p 30fps
GPS
2.4" Screen
Lg Size: 82x77x104mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
Very GoodToo large and high price tag.

Itronics ITB-100HD
$2601920x1080p*24fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 96.2x36.5x40.4mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
AverageGood picture quality, compact size and GPS, great camera if purchased under $200.

Blackvue DR400G-HD II
$2701920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 102x32mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
PoorOverheating problem, disappointing night quality & some cameras are out of focus.

Vico-WF1
$2701920x1080p 30fps
No GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 80x60x55mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
GoodNo live streaming, no GPS and high price. Latest firmware improves video quality.

Lukas LK-7300G
$2801920x1080p 30fps
External GPS Included
No Screen
Sm Size: 76x46x41mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
GoodIf you are looking for a good quality camera with a separate DVR module which can be hidden in your vehicle, this camera is for you.

FineVu CR-500HD
$3001920x1080p 30fps
No GPS (external available)
No Screen
Sm Size: 39x64x50mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
GoodIn 2012 arguably the camera with the best video quality. High price tag makes this unattractive.

BlackVue DR500GW-HD
$3001920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 118.5x36mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
GoodWiFi is great but bitrate causes pixelation in some settings.

Roadhawk HD
$3001920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Md Size: 94x63.5x25mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
AverageToo big, too pricey and watch out for SD card errors.

Itronics ITB-100HD SP Smart Plus
$3501920x1080p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size: 96.2x36.5x40.4mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Good
GoodSome minor improvements over the ITB-100HD, but the selling price of $350 is too high.

Multi-channel Dashboard Cameras

A multi-channel dash cam has 2 or more cameras. Unfortunately most of these cameras suffer from poor video quality or high prices (many suffer from both poor quality and high prices!).

Dash CamPriceKey SpecsVideo QualityReliabilityFinal Word

X3000
$50640x480 30fps
640x480 30fps
GPS
2.7" Screen
Lg Size 127x45x35mm
Day:Average
Night: Poor
Below AverageAvoid this "taxi cam" due to poor picture quality and reliability problems.

i1000 / F70 / X6
$701280x720p 30fps
640x480 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Med Size 91x63x28mm
Day: Good
Night: Poor
AverageAffordable dual lens camera. Video quality, particularly at night, is biggest drawback.

AGPtek GD26 / F6000 / H193
$751280x720p 30fps
680x480p 30fps
No GPS
2" Screen
Med Size
Day: Average
Night: Poor
AverageAvoid this "taxi cam" due to poor picture quality.
Blacksys CF-100
BlackSys CF-100
$90F:1920x1080p 30fps
R:1280x720p 30fps
GPS optional
No Screen
Med Size 58 x 100 x 34mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
GoodBest dual camera for under $100. Form factor, rear video quality and pixelation are drawbacks.

Urive MD-8000P Shotgun
$2751920x1080p 30fps
1280x720p 30fps
GPS optional
No Screen
Sm Size 92x61x32mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
GoodFirst dual camera with 1080p front &720p rear. Reasonable Dual Cam option.

Smart-i 3500 HD
$3001216x688p 12fps
680x480p 12fps
GPS Optional
3.5" Screen
Med Size
Day: Good
Night: Poor
Many glitches out of the boxThis camera is large, has a non-standard resolution, gaps between video clips & is expensive.

Garmin GDR 35D
$3101280x720p 30fps
1280x720p 30fps
GPS
2.4" Screen
Sm Size 82x66x42mm
Day: Good
Night: Average
AverageIf you are looking for a GPS enabled dual camera with 720p in front and back, consider if you can live with the poor night quality.

Urive Albatross II MD-7500P
$3301920x1080p 19fps
1280x720p 19fps
GPS Optional
3.5" Screen
Med Size 102x63x36mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
Unknown, pixelation due to low bit rateGood camera but high price, size and pixelation are drawbacks.

BlackVue DR550GW-2CH
$3301920x1080p 30fps
1280x720p 30fps
GPS
No Screen
Sm Size 118.5 x 36mm
Day: Very Good
Night: Average
Unknown, pixelation due to low bit rateA feature packed camera but low bit rate is disappointing for the high price.

Last Updated:  January 3, 2016