As well as being a fun way to capture road-trip footage, dash cams can prove useful should you ever get into an accident. With a plethora of dash cam deals available right now, it’s well worth picking up one of these auto essentials ahead of your next trip.
Far from being gimmicky devices, the best dash cameras offer an array of smart functions that make them nearly essential these days. With more advanced features come higher prices, though, so it’s well worth spending the time searching for dash cam deals that can help you save a few bucks. Thankfully, you don’t have to look far for some discounts. We’ve rounded up our pick of the best dash cam deals below and we’ll keep this list updated as new options become available.
Featuring a 3-inch LCD, this 1080p dash camera has two different mounting options, which makes it easy to install in just about any vehicle. It offers night vision, motion detection, a parking mode and more, and has a wide 170-degree field of view for capturing footage as you drive around. It records in a loop, so you never have to worry about erasing old footage to make room for new recordings. Be sure to clip the on-page coupon for the savings.
Though it is a lower-priced option — especially with the current discount — this diminutive dash cam doesn’t sacrifice essential features. It offers crisp 1080p HD recording, a 170-degree wide angle lens and loop recording so your microSD card never gets full. It also has night vision, motion detection and a neat parking mode that can capture footage if something collides with the car when stationary.
Clipping on the on-page coupon for this dash cam drops it down even further than the advertised discount. It offers a 3-inch IPS display and even comes with a 32GB microSD card to allow you to store even more video in the camera. It comes with a reverse camera in addition to the forward-facing one, and has modes for loop recording, motion detection and more.
As one of our top picks for best dash cameras this year, the Nexar Beam offers a whole lot of features for the price. It comes with a 32GB microSD card for capturing local images, but also offers unlimited cloud storage for saving your footage. It has smart detection to know when to record, like if you brake quickly or it senses any impact, and there’s a one-tap insurance report, so you can file your video with your claim.
With a 140-degree field of view, this Nextbase dash cam can capture just about everything that takes place in front of your car with ease. You can mount it to your dashboard or windshield depending which works best for your car. It offers forward collision detection, 1080p recording and much more.
The Vantrue N4 is a powerful dash cam option. This three-channel device is able to record the road ahead as well as inside and behind the car all at once in HD or greater. It also has both motion and impact detection, infrared night vision and much more. Plus, you don’t have to pair it with your phone to manage any settings with plenty of on-device buttons for getting it set up.
With some more advanced features such as built-in GPS, 2K video recording and more, this is an excellent option if you spend a lot of your time driving. The cameras are adjustable to help you get the perfect angle, it has a 24-hour parking monitor feature, and the built-in GPS can be used to track live speed, your location during the recording and more. You can connect to the camera using the free mobile app to view and save your recordings.