Four Best-Selling Dash Cams Compared!

2021 10 ژانویه
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Comparing four best selling dash cams (these were all listed as best sellers at the time I purchased them) in four price ranges! Also note that I only had issues with the Rexing clock not keeping the time properly.
Watch my 2019 dash cam comparison in which I preferred the Vantrue: ircloud.info/get/fy-lm-h-y/oqvdjmeirY6roMg.html
Get 'em:
• Pilot: bit.ly/3owtzcC
• Apeman: geni.us/apeman-cam
• Kingslim: geni.us/kingslim
• Rexing: bit.ly/3hZFxJ9
• Vantrue: geni.us/vantruen2
MY GEAR (Amazon)
• Main Camera: geni.us/a6400-fr
• Main Lens: geni.us/sigma-fr
• 2nd Camera: geni.us/rx100v-fr
• Lapel Mic: geni.us/lapelmic-fr
• Audio Recorder: geni.us/frzoomh1
• Some of my top picks on Amazon: amzn.to/2DJCTFW
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  • Notice how audio quality went down the farther they were from you on the windshield....

    David GwatkinDavid Gwatkinپیش 9 دقیقه
  • I lost it when you realized people would think you’re talking to your car! 😂

    Kyle McGowanKyle McGowanپیش 4 ساعت
  • The Kingslim wins, I don't care about the audio, I am not recording an album. It was the best one when the sun was directly ahead. BUT OMG, THIRTEEN TIMES WITH THE "I WISH IT HAD A SUCTION CUP" I wish it did too so you would shut the hell up about it, lol.

    johnmonk66johnmonk66پیش روز
  • I’m in LA, does get pretty hot during summer and the suction does not stay on too well on hot days ... hate while doing canyon driving and it just falls and hang lol hate to wait til I stop for a break then fix it 😅😏

    Sara ChanSara Chanپیش 2 روز
  • All 4 suck

    Corrupt DigitCorrupt Digitپیش 2 روز
  • Is the digital audio recorder a separate device?

    Barry HoffmanBarry Hoffmanپیش 2 روز
  • Adhesive mount IS NOT hard to relocate at all. Just leave your car parked outside in the hot Arizona sun, your camera will be laying on the dashboard after about four hours.

    Barry HoffmanBarry Hoffmanپیش 2 روز
  • bought the Vantrue N2 a few years ago now, and its still light years ahead of the other units that you reviewed here.......

    Long LostLong Lostپیش 3 روز
  • How do these dash cams hold up to the Heat from the sun ?? I have a go pro that shuts off when it gets hot.

    Carl ColvinCarl Colvinپیش 3 روز
  • great video mate

    GaNgOuTrAgeGaNgOuTrAgeپیش 3 روز
  • I bought ape and I like it does the job and cheap 👌

    Vlado519Vlado519پیش 3 روز
  • I have the Vantrue also which is a great dashcam. Great resolution and night vision. But I got to say their support system is lacking. Firmware updates are hard to find and install and there is no automatic notification of new updates. Their player app worked great for a while and then the maps function just stopped working. I downloaded the Candy Player app which seems to work a bit better. Vantrue has great hardware and lousy software and confusing customer support.

    Steven ClarkSteven Clarkپیش 4 روز
  • Why so fixated on a suction cup mount? Ever have one fall off the windshield when driving? I have. On everything I own that has a suction cup mount. My Rexing is still there, hasn't fallen months after install. And the Rexing with the difficult to reach SD card: the Rexing EASILY comes off the mount. Unless you're a total n00b. Not impressed by your choices. You're emotional like a teenage girl........

    Ruggles McButtRuggles McButtپیش 4 روز
  • The 2 year old VanTrue N4Pro had better audio then the 4 you just compared.

    B9Bot 1B9Bot 1پیش 4 روز
  • It appeared that on the Pilot, all you needed to do was to rotate the camera 180° from the mount and it looked like there would have been plenty of clearance for the straight USB plug

    Doony11Doony11پیش 5 روز
  • Do you use Vegas Video? ;->

    John BondJohn Bondپیش 7 روز
  • Thank you, another great review!

    Timothy PetersenTimothy Petersenپیش 8 روز
  • Thank you for the review. I am looking to replace my apeman because it has not worked very well. I purchased it a year or 2 ago and it tends to corrupt the memory cards. It also will stop saving videos. I pulled it from my car today and there were a bunch of videos from February and 5 form April 2. Today is May 6 and there were no other videos saved. I have been VERY disappointed with this camera. If I remove the memory card ( and I have used several over time) and format the card, it will work for some time. Then it will stop saving videos. Very unhappy but it was not very expensive. Going to upgrade now! Thanks again.

    DIYwithWayneDIYwithWayneپیش 9 روز
  • I got a kingslim dual dash cam. It has the rear camera included. The audio is pretty quiet, but it's clear. The cameras are the best by far. I paid $55 on sale on Amazon and it's probably the best dash cam I've used. Living in Texas, my super cheap cameras go bad in about 6 months to 1 year. The battery seems to go bad due to the insane heat. So, I've learned to just pay extra for higher quality cameras like kingslim which uses a 2K front camera, and a 1080p rear camera. It also has no problem with the battery going to hell. Also, I've learned to look for cameras with a CAPACITOR instead of a battery. The capacitor power handles heat so much better and lasts longer. Keep that in mind for people who live in hot climates.

    Mike GrahamMike Grahamپیش 10 روز
  • What did you use to power all 4 of these at the same time? And then you showed me the setup. Nice.

    Kenn LeeKenn Leeپیش 12 روز
  • I use the rove r2-4k and it does real well in day and night and the audio isn't to bad. It has gps, speed indicator, night vision, gforce, screen saver, looping, cons no rear facing camera

    FM PARANORMALFM PARANORMALپیش 12 روز
  • Your paasenger side head lamp needs to be raised to match the drivers side. You can easily do it yourself and drive safer at night. Nice video review as well.

    Charles BridgTecCharles BridgTecپیش 12 روز
  • Glad I caught this review. The Nexar is on my Facebook feed constantly which caused me to search here for reviews. Even though you didn't review the Nexar, the information you did provide is very helpful. I enjoy your channel. Thanks again.

    Frnchrn TFrnchrn Tپیش 17 روز
  • Take your Apeman Dash Cam and set the resolution to the lowest setting (wvga) and with a 32 gb card (mine is a Onn sd card) you will get apporox. 7 hours of video. Just for gen. info this method has worked for ME !

    arthur zellerarthur zellerپیش 19 روز
  • thank you for this

    DezDezپیش 21 روز
  • I watch a lot of dash cam videos and the Rexing is always the clearest. Nexar, which he didn't test, also was clear as well as the Garmin. I would still buy the Rexing, there is a $100 model and I am wondering how it would compare.

    mike nagymike nagyپیش 21 روز
  • The suction mounts don't like the heat to much. In SC they last a few months then have to buy new mount, adhesive works a lot better. The adhesive mount is 3 yrs and still going strong.

    medic048medic048پیش 23 روز
  • So, do you like adhesive mounting or not?

    Tom JanowskiTom Janowskiپیش 24 روز
  • As a security cam for my car I'm using the WiFi free Riolink Camera and it works super well and its easier to setup

    Sarah FosterSarah Fosterپیش 25 روز
  • 60% OFF Product Name: 4K Dash Cam, AZDOME Ultra HD 2160P Car Camera with WiFi GPS, Dashboard DVR Driving Recorder with 170 °Wide Angle, WDR, Super Night Vision,G-Sensor, Support 128GB Max Product Link: www.amazon.com/dp/B07HFZD6T2 Code: 9EDQRE38 Original Price: $119.99 Price after discount: $47.99 Starting date: 2021-4-15 01:00PDT Expiration date: 2021-4-23 23:59PDT

    AZDOMEAZDOMEپیش 25 روز
  • I was hoping you would get in a fender bender with all those dash cams on, lol. That guy would be screwed

    yakk13yakk13پیش 26 روز
  • Never buy adhesive only. 1. Can’t take it down when you aren’t in the car and take it with. 2. Cars get friggin hot. No adhesive holds.

    yakk13yakk13پیش 26 روز
  • Thanks for a review that is helpful to the average person. I saw a lot of reviews of dash cams that are not available in our local big box or amazon and priced out of our range. Ya, they are good but not in my price range. You reviewed what I would call the everyday dash cams. Thanks. I now know which I am going with. Kingslim. Keep up the good work.

    Bryan HildebrandBryan Hildebrandپیش 26 روز
  • How do they handle the dessert sun? Looks like AZ.

    Bob TrambleyBob Trambleyپیش 26 روز
  • Excellent information & video.

    Thom HollandThom Hollandپیش 27 روز
  • Pilot = Potato Cam

    Steve RogersSteve Rogersپیش 28 روز
  • What is loop recording on cameras?

    Edgar JassonEdgar Jassonپیش 28 روز
  • WOW! All of them have some sort of issue. Whether it's the pic quality, night time vision, audio, mounting, getting SD card in/out... recording time... Ugh, not impressed with any of these 4. Still scratching my head. Would love the 360° one

    Kathy SiebertKathy Siebertپیش 29 روز
  • Thanks for this. Thinking of getting one and this really helps

    Larry ThorntonLarry Thorntonپیش 29 روز
  • Can u make out plate numbers

    White MikeWhite Mikeپیش ماه
  • I Thought The Rear View Camera Is Supposed To Be Mounted In The Back Window So You Can See Who Rear Ended You, Not Looking At Yourself As You Drive. But I'm Silly That Way.

    Thomas BaldwinThomas Baldwinپیش ماه
  • no video chapters? really?

    Richard GetzRichard Getzپیش ماه
  • 5:09 i know have the power of surveillance.

    GamePlayRajaGamePlayRajaپیش ماه
  • Apeman baby!

    Eddie GilbertEddie Gilbertپیش ماه
  • So weird to notice you driving by Mission Hills park!! Very cool. Also good informative video

    702represent702representپیش ماه
    • It's a nice park!

      Freakin' ReviewsFreakin' Reviewsپیش ماه
  • I need a dash cam, everyone these days trying to test my gangster 🔫

    A_Man_ChildA_Man_Childپیش ماه
  • thanks man. this video saves me time in choosing dashcam.

    french pagariganfrench pagariganپیش ماه
  • That's Henderson, id know those antennas anywhere.

    Christian RivasChristian Rivasپیش ماه
  • I was worried until you did your summary outside the car and had the dash cams recording. I have to disagree with your assessment that the Rexing was the best overall except for mounting problems. During your daytime drive, the Rexing video did seem to be a bit better than the Kingslim. But, at night, the Rexing had those annoying glares off the streetlights that were not apparent on the other three units. But, your summary confirmed my liking of the Kingslim best. Just look at the lettering on your shirt. The Kingslim is definitely superior in brightness and readability. It may have been the time of day and loss of lighting as the sun goes down. But, for twice the price, the Rexing shouldn't have degraded so much. Readability is important to get a license plate number in case of a drive-off. It makes the cop's job much easier to get the perp. Oh, I forgot to thank you for taking the time to make this video. There is just so much information that you can get from specifications. The best way to determine which model you like best is to try it out and you saved a lot of us the time and trouble.

    Mystery47Mystery47پیش ماه
  • Could the Rex’s poor audio be because of the distance from the driver seat to the device?

    Liberty LostLiberty Lostپیش ماه
  • Mutemath rules.

    thevinylistthevinylistپیش ماه
  • Which dash cam or camera is better of the two. I have the bullet and tbe dome camera.

    Vicky VanderbiltVicky Vanderbiltپیش ماه
  • Great review, one thing I would have liked to have seen would have been how well you could read a license plate.

    ORDCLEDAYORDCLEDAYپیش ماه
    • @Mystery47 Good point.

      ORDCLEDAYORDCLEDAYپیش ماه
    • I think that was the purpose of him standing in front of the car at the end to do his summary. You can see the difference in being able to read the lettering on his t-shirt. Actually, that was what convinced me that the Kingslim was the better unit. That and the Rexing had a weird glare off of oncoming bright lights that the other three units didn't have. Must be something in the lens, perhaps?

      Mystery47Mystery47پیش ماه
  • I’ve got it all on camera and camera and camera and camera lady!

    Jimmy, Making it workJimmy, Making it workپیش ماه
  • i do really like 70mai, have 3 on my car

    BraynerGBraynerGپیش ماه
  • Thats not the best selling on Best Buy when I search.

    justreallyboredjustreallyboredپیش ماه
  • Nexar is the best dashcam I’ve owned

    Matthew ValadezMatthew Valadezپیش ماه
  • i was wondering if the mounting thumb screw on pilot could be reversed so the thumb tightener knob is not interfering with power cable possibly offering more space to connect

    brewcrewbrewcrewپیش ماه
  • Its always good to see how well they mount

    John SmithJohn Smithپیش ماه
  • Thank you for great a review of dash cams! It has really helped me out. We are going on a road trip this year, so we wanted a dash cam. I came upon your review, and researched a few dash cams plus all five from your review. I decided to go with the Kingslim . I like that it has GPS, good picture quality, black and white rear facing cam, a suction holder, and a 32 GB mini SD card. The sound quality is a concern, but not enough to prevent my trying this dash cam out.

    MariSMariSپیش ماه
  • Aside from the price difference the reason they ship with such small microSD cards is that the larger memory size cards are harder to format in fat 32 which is what all of these cams require. I got one for my brother two years ago and purchased a 128GB microSD which was the max it would accept only to find it wouldn't work with anything other than fat 32 file format. Since Windows has been NTFS for the last several versions now it doesn't offer the ability to format in fat 32. Why all of these companies insist on staying with an archaic file format is beyond me but I had to download a trial version of a formatting software to get the 128GB card to function. As soon as it was fat 32 the cam recognized it immediately and began functioning.

    EmbersFromAshesEmbersFromAshesپیش ماه
  • On all of these, can you turn off the looping feature?

    Southern DrivesSouthern Drivesپیش ماه
  • My opinion. Rexking for my personal vehicle. King for my work vehicle.

    JMAC191JMAC191پیش ماه
  • I have one for 50.00 that blows all those away.

    sptt 144sptt 144پیش ماه
  • I have a thinkware q800 pro for over a year. Overall it's a good dashcam but not perfect. I have front and rear set up with the cell link neo hardwired into my panel (so it charges to 100% within 30 minutes) I have that for the awesome buffered parking mode. Up to 36 hours.(buffered meaning it catches second before the motion too) I recommend the cpl to reduce dashboard glare. Again overall it is a good camera and does catch a lot. Main gripe is at the price point and resolution I expect to read the license plate clearly most of the time even on angle. Unfortunately it can be difficult to make out. Never an issue with parking mode though. License plates are clear. I had a cheap tao dashcam with no bells or whistles but the video was damn awesome no matter the angle. So I used it on trips to take with me.

    einyveinyvپیش ماه
  • I purchased the apeman but worry about overheated battery in direct sunlight. Also in parking mode it records all night which I’m unsure if is a problem for my battery.

    couchpoet1couchpoet1پیش ماه
  • Thanks. Good job👍🏻

    Dan HydeDan Hydeپیش ماه
  • More of dashcam vids plz

    PhanyPhanyپیش ماه
  • It would have been nice to see license plates as a lot of times you might have a hit and run and nice to see this information but all the cars shown I could not make this out.

    JohnJohnپیش ماه
  • yes but how do they go at number plate recognition after an accident

    mjr320mjr320پیش ماه
  • Suction cups suck in long run. The suction loses strength and end up falling off all the time. Adhesive is better long term solution, assuming you have the car for a while.

    vaderundershortsvaderundershortsپیش ماه
  • The Rexing was the only one with incorrect time 17:45 is military time for 5:45

    Theodore ThompsonTheodore Thompsonپیش 2 ماه
  • This is the best video on dash cams I've seen on IRcloud

    Crusherman97Crusherman97پیش 2 ماه
  • LOL. The entitled dashcammer attitude comes out at 7:53 xD. The Pilot video quality "a little lower than the rest of them"? You don't say. Did they pay you to not say it like it is, that the video quality of the Pilot is downright awful. I get better picture quality if I look through beer glasses.

    Zi NaZi Naپیش 2 ماه
  • After watching the comparison videos, the clear winner was the Vantrue. So I ended up buying two Vantrue N2 Pro dashcams. One for my van, and one for my wife's van.

    dave mcddddave mcdddپیش 2 ماه
  • Thank god I just bought apeman 2day ago

    armando patanearmando pataneپیش 2 ماه
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    Delicia BallesaDelicia Ballesaپیش 2 ماه
  • I would go with the Rexing, yes it's higher in price but has the better view, night vision in color, front/rear camera and just like security cameras for your home. If you go cheap you get what you pay for and it will coast you more out of pocket to replace it vs get the more pricier camera(s).

    Joe KJoe Kپیش 2 ماه
  • Aside from your disappointment with the mounting system for the Rexing, the Rexing looked like it was superior in all other tests.

    cere tomercere tomerپیش 2 ماه
  • If it has a GPS it should be picking up the time from the GPS.

    Bayani CustodioBayani Custodioپیش 2 ماه
  • Very thorough review. Thanks!

    J SJ Sپیش 2 ماه
  • I've been using the Garmin dash cams for a few years now, the best IMHO.

    Raymond CorreaRaymond Correaپیش 2 ماه
  • It looks like the problem with the Pilot, is that it's not focused properly. The dash seems sharper than the road ahead. Might need adjustment (if it allows)...

    2K8Si2K8Siپیش 2 ماه
  • I agree with your assessment of the four models, and wish to thank you for all the time you put into making this test.

    RCRCپیش 2 ماه
  • those sticky mounts are better if you plan on permanently mounting them, because it's lower profile. using dental floss and some goo gone will get them off, and getting adhesive pads are quite cheap and easy. you're meant to pull a lot of these off of the mount, and take them with you.

    JoeJoeپیش 2 ماه
  • Amazing review, just wish you zoomed into a sign or a license plate to see the quality

    John IbrahimJohn Ibrahimپیش 2 ماه
  • Good review but I was hoping we could get to see how license plates readibility is in day/night situations since this is the most important stuff in case you get involved in any sort of accident either as a witness or directly involved

    Chef bgChef bgپیش 2 ماه
  • I got a cheap ebay one with 1080 resolution 170° of vision g senor hardware next base a 32gb micro sd sound and ir motion sensor and a rear cam too auto loop all for £70 and been great no issues in two year I had to put in my expensive sports car to protect my self saved my butt a few times 👍

    LeeLeeپیش 2 ماه
  • I'm looking for a dash cam that does front and interior, where you can read license plates, good and/or great video for day/night, access from it with a slim card/phone/cord, hot wire it, gps speed, parking capture, detection from hits or always on or turns on if something moves in front, or has interior cam as add-on. Will be my frist one dash cam.

    OddOddپیش 2 ماه
  • My man going hard on the suction cup lmao

    patrick lylespatrick lylesپیش 2 ماه
  • Sadly it seems like you're really biased against the Rexing. The only real complaint you have is the suction cup and from there on you just refuse to accept it. The night quality was 100% better than the others, at least what is shown in this video. Also, I am SOO glad it doesn't have a suction cup. It's super low profile, I don't even notice it. It's not like I move it around all the time, that makes no sense. I wouldn't swap it between cars or anything so really it feels like a more stable, 'permanent' solution.

    DarthLeopardDarthLeopardپیش 2 ماه
  • ApeMan for the win! Muhahahahaha

    SfyrizoSfyrizoپیش 2 ماه
  • King slims front facing video with Rexi’s audio would be perfect

    Sean ThaoSean Thaoپیش 2 ماه
  • Thanks. I'm looking for one for summer road trips. I didn't know it till now, but I also need a mandelbrot poster.

    sinkingbuggersinkingbuggerپیش 2 ماه
  • If I'm going to own a dashcam it has to record 1080p 60 fps. The 1080p 30fps the image looks choppy.

    Jalf DadoJalf Dadoپیش 2 ماه
  • All the cords make it look like you’re in a Doc Brown vehicle 😂

    ryeincryeincپیش 2 ماه
  • I hate suction cups they fall off windshield rather have the adhesive

    Dan CookDan Cookپیش 2 ماه
  • good cams lousy apps

    D SD Sپیش 2 ماه
  • Do they come with editing software, so you can tamper with the evidence?

    Ronald van KemenadeRonald van Kemenadeپیش 2 ماه
  • Apeman wins...

    Jake RJake Rپیش 2 ماه
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