A car video recorder is a camera mounted to the inner side of the windshield. It continuously records whatever is going on in front of the car. You can attach a similar camera for the backside too. But you might ask what the purpose of this camera is. You must have faced a situation where you had a minor accident with another car and the driver of that car is not accepting his fault. The video recorded by this camera can resolve any such issuew. Similarly, if you come back to your car in the parking lot and found a big dent on it, you can find out who did it with the help of the video. Also, you can record your whole trip with the family. So, it would be safe to say that you can benefit from a recorder. But which one should you buy? There are so many products available in the market. With the help of the top 10 list, you can choose the one you like the most.
This dash cam gives you a full HD recording from the windshield point of view. You can lower the resolution in order to store longer videos in limited space. It even has a G-sensor for auto rotate function. This device is very small and portable. It has a view angle of 135 degrees and comes with a 16GB memory card. Its 2.4 inch screen shows all the options that can be changed. It supports 6 different languages. When you want to see the video and store it, you just need to connect it to your computer.
9. Falcon Zero F360
It has dual camera that records both front and back side. It gives you 120 degree view angle and can be rotated up to 180 degrees. Full HD videos are recorded by this camera. The 3.5 inch screen gives you a live feed of what is being recorded, which is a unique feature. It has both microphone and speaker built into it. Memory card of up to 32 GB is supported by this car video recorder. Its loop system automatically overwrites old videos. The recorded videos can be directly seen on a TV using HDMI port.
8. AGPtek Dash Cam
This camera records full HD videos of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Other resolution options are also available. It has six IR LEDs built-in that ensures clear picture even in dark. It has a 120 degree wide view angle and a 2.7 inch screen. It can be installed very easily using a suction bracket and is powered through the car charger socket. It does cyclic recording and has motion detection.
7. TimeTec Road Hawk
This device records a full HD 1080 pixel video. But you can also set it to record 720 pixel video. It has a G-sensor that allows it to auto rotate based on orientation. It has a built-in GPS tracker that keeps track of your position and interfaces that with Google maps. An external GPS antenna need to be installed. The location is updated 5 times per second. This makes it very precise and also allows it to keep track of your speed. This allows you to do a detailed analysis of your driving. It can be mounted either vertically or horizontally. Stands with both orientations come in the box. It comes with an 8GB memory card and supports up to 128GB.
6. Abeo HDVR-150
It is a rear view mirror style camera. The device is installed in place of the mirror. With camera on its back, it records whatever happens in front of the car. Its 2.4 inch screen is part of the mirror. When the display is on, the screen appears in the middle of the mirror. Otherwise it looks like an ordinary mirror. It records full HD videos of 1920 x 1080 pixels and can be set to record semi HD videos of 1280 x 720 pixels. It has a built-in battery that can be recharged and comes with a 4GB card, but supports up to 128GB. It loops recording, so it replaces the old recording with new ones.
This camera has a 120 degree wide angle lens that records full HD 1080 pixel videos. Two lower video resolution options are also available. It has a 2.7 inch LCD screen in 16:9 ratio. The interface supports two languages – English and Russian. It comes with a suction cup that can be attached to the windshield. The device is quite small in size. Whenever you want, you can attach it to your computer and transfer the videos. The recorded videos can be easily seen on TV using HDMI. It has four IR LEDs that gives the camera night vision. Speaker and microphone are built in.
4. DBPower Dual Lens
This device can be very helpful in surveillance of your car. It gives you both front and back views. G-sensor allows it to auto rotate depending on the orientation. It gives you semi HD video of 1280 x 720 pixels. It has a 120 degree wide angle.
3. DM6000 K1010
This is the most elegant looking car recorder in the market. It has a very simple design – camera in the front and a 2.7 inch LCD screen in the back. It shoots full HD 1080 pixel videos. It has a wide 140 degree view angle which is wider than most of the video recorders of the same category. It has a 4x digital zoom. The set of four IR LEDs lets it shoot in the dark. The recorded videos can be transferred to a computer or TV using USB, HDMI and AV-OUT. You can get date and time displayed on the video.
2. WickedHD WCD-7903
This extremely small sized recorder shoots 1080 pixel full HD videos at 30 frames per second. It has a super wide 170 degree view angle. You cannot find a camera with wider angle. It has features like G-sensor and motion detection to help shoot a clear video. It has a 2 inch display along with built-in speaker and microphone. It supports up to 32GB memory card. It even has night vision and a 16 megapixel camera.
1. Conbrov T9
It is a full HD video recorder with a view angle of 140 degrees. You can select a lower video resolution if you want. It has a 1.5 inch TFT screen. The device can be installed very easily using the suction basket. Its user manual gives you all the instructions to operate it easily. It uses the G-sensor to automatically start recording in case of emergency.