Car cameras, better known as dash cams are external cameras, installed on or around the dashboard area. These cameras usually come with a video recording and storage feature, recording everything you pass while driving. Car cameras or dash cams are must-haves for your car especially with the rise of crash-for-cash scams, road rage, and many other road related issues.
Besides safety concerns, dash cams can also serve as proof in case of accidents. These handy cameras are configured with various features and functions to suit your daily road needs. Here, we’ve narrowed down 9 variety of car cameras to suit your all your vehicular needs.
Thinkware is the number one brand for dash cams in Korea. This one, without a doubt, lives up to the expected standards. It records in 1920 x 1080P Full HD at 140 degrees for the front camera and 120 degrees for the rear. Not only does the dash cam record video, it also records audio, speed and map positioning.
The Garmin Drive Assist 50LM is a navigator with a built-in dash cam. It's preloaded with a detailed map of Singapore and Malaysia, plus a free lifetime map update. The camera will warn you of forward collisions and lane departures, as well as driver alerts for sharp curves and railroad crossings among many others. The best part is perhaps the voice-activated navigation!
This dual dash cam is so worth its price -- and more. The front camera is 1080p while the rear camera is 720P, and it's waterproof. Parking is also made a lot easier with the parking monitoring, motion detection and G-sensor feature of the dash cam. Don’t worry about night visibility as it comes with night vision too.
Discreet at just 50g, the Blaupunkt BP 2.0 Full HD DVR Car Camera is perfect for your dashboard as it's also multi-functional. It has a 2.0”colour display and an ultra-wide viewing angle of 120 degrees. Besides that, it also comes with built-in microphone and speakers.
Thanks to the Sony STARVIS image sensor, the Dual Full-HD Sony STARVIS™ Dash Cam provides users with outstanding video clarity day and night. It captures at full HD with an extremely wide viewing angle of 170 degrees. It also contains a built-in microphone and supports a memory of up to 64 GB.
The photosensitivity of the SONY IMX323 sensor helps add clarity to the videos captured with the Xiaomi Mijia Car Camera. Powered by the Mstar 1080P image processing chip, the dash cam also supports panoramic view by real-time transmission, enabling users to remotely access the stored videos on their mobile devices.
This dash cam from SoundLogic ensures that you'll never worry about missing an accident or other important details of your drive. With full auto ignition start, users can rest assured that recording begins as soon as you turn on your vehicle.
It captures videos in full HD using a 100-degree rotatable arm and it also comes with a low sensitivity microphone to record both the police and the accident at hand.
Most of the dash cams usually come with G-sensor. G-sensor is meant to identify changes in proper acceleration after which the footage is stored automatically.
In the event of a collision, the G-sensor in the Acumen HD 1080P Dash Cam will automatically store footage of events leading up to and after the incident. It also comes with real-time monitoring of the traffic situation to avoid such incidents from happening.
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Phillips takes safety and security up one notch higher with the Philips Car Camera Dash Cam not only while driving, but also when your car is parked. The WaveGuard 24/7 parking monitor that’s been incorporated in this dash cam is meant to offer 24/7 protection for your car day and night.
It also comes with collision detector and emergency capture. Just in case you fall asleep on the wheel, this dash cam will provide fair warning thanks to its fatigue index and driver alert.
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