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Thinkware F550

Thinkware F550
$400
SKU: Thinkware F550
Brand: Thinkware
Category: Dash Cams

Rating By Dimension

5.2
  • Video Day 7 / 10
  • Video Night 3 / 10
  • Reliability 7 / 10
  • Size / Discreetness 5 / 10
  • Price 5 / 10
  • Available Support 4 / 10

2-Channel Dash Cam

Thinkware F550 - Specs

Detailed Specifications

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Camera Type Dual Channel
Form Factor Wedge
Country China
Processor Texas Instruments TMS320DM8127
CMOS Front Sony Exmor
CMOS Rear Unknown
Channels 2
Screen No
GPS Yes
G-Sensor Yes
Wi-Fi No
Parking Mode Buffered
Lock Files Auto or Button
Max Resolution Front 1920×1080p
Front Frames Per Second 30
Max Bitrate Front (Mbps) 10
Max Resolution Rear 1280×720p
Rear Frames Per Second 30
Max Bitrate Rear (Mbps) 6
Video Format AVI
Compression H.264
Diagonal Viewing Angle Front 143°
Diagonal Viewing Angle Rear Unknown
SD Card Type MicroSD
Max Size (Spec) 32GB
Max Size (User) 64GB
Size Front (mm) 105.2 x 161.5 x 41
Size Rear (mm) Unknown
Mount Adhesive
Power Supply 12V
Operating Temp -20°C to 65°C
Battery Capacitor
Error Notification No
Swivel (To Record Side Windows) No
Apps PC
Cloud Connectivity No
Release Date Jul 2014
Unique Features Buffers video in parking mode (10 seconds before & after motion detection)
Dual Save technology
Advantages OK video quality for a dual camera
Battery Discharge Prevention
Disadvantages 70 second boot time
Final Word Good form factor but 70 second boot time is a huge negative. At this price consider dual 1080p cameras.