Dash cams may have become incredibly popular over the last couple of years, but even if you still haven’t gotten one, you’ve probably come across hundreds of different brands and types of these gadgets. Picking the right one for yourself can be a pretty challenging process, especially if you’re not too familiar with what’s currently available on the market. This is why we have done all the heavy lifting for you and compiled a list of the best dash cams today.
Garmin is famous for producing high quality GPS navigation units and they have recently released a brilliant cam. This camera has a very intuitive user interface, features 1080 pixel video recording and has a decently-sized 2.3 inch screen. Perfect for beginners and those who haven’t used one of these devices before, since it is very user-friendly and easy to install.
KJB Security Products DAS-3000HD
This multi-purpose device is a dashboard camera and a handheld camera both. Perfect for those of you who need a device to make home videos with and great for people who want more out of their cameras – this is a high-end, powerful model that packs an extra punch. The 5 MP sensor and the ultra-wide angle lens work great and capture images and video in 1080 pixel quality.
GT300 1080P 2.4 Inch
This dash cam is by far the cheapest model on our list. However, the low price is definitely not a sign of underwhelming performance. This gadget has a large number of impressive features and options that are not easy to find even in far more expensive models. 1080 pixel video recording, a motion detector and an anti-shake set up are a guarantee of top notch performance. The low price is just an added bonus.
A118 1.5 inch 1080P Full HD Camera with Hidden Mode
This dash cam is a subtle, yet powerful device. The hidden mode is perfect in situations where discretion is required. If you suspect that someone is messing with your vehicle or if it’s being vandalized every now and again, you can capture whoever is doing that to you and bring cold, hard proof to the police or your insurance company. This cam is meant to be tucked up by your mirror and it’s virtually impossible to notice it from outside the vehicle. A true James Bond-like device.
Transcend DrivePro 220
Transcend DrivePro 220 is a brilliant and highly-practical little device. This camera has just about everything the average user would want and more. The best thing about this model is the optional video Wi-Fi streaming. This means you can stream the footage to a dedicated app and watch what the camera is recording at all times. This is perfect for those who want to check up on their parked vehicles and definitely a great way to show your friends where you’re driving – they can simply watch the road ahead of you via their smartphones.
HP f500 Dash Cam
This car dashboard camera has a motion detector, very accurate sensors and captures 1080 pixel video. The f500 is very easy to use, so even the most inexperienced of users shouldn’t have a hard time utilizing all of its features. The best thing about this camera is the loop recording feature – this means you will never run out of space because this camera automatically overwrites the oldest videos and just keeps recording without missing a beat.