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What Are the Best Dash Cams in the Market Right Now?

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Dashboard cameras come in all sizes, shapes, and at a certain price point. Several things go into consideration when it comes to deciding your final choice, including the following:

    • Why you need a dash cam

    • Features you need

    • How much you want to spend

Before you pony up for pricey dash cams, or conversely, a less expensive model that lacks all the whistles and bells, a tone of crucial factors to consider exists. You need to look at:

    • The storage space

    • Resolution and quality

    • Advanced features

    • Safety features and more

So, which dash cams have all these features? Or rather, which brands offer the best dash cam products that cover a range of features and user needs and requirements? Let’s find out the top three dash cams and their providers.


Nexar is a popular provider of dash cams. The brand is known for its two models, Nexar Pro and Nexar Beam. Nexar Pro is a solid option for individuals looking for unlimited and free cloud storage. This model records at a smooth 1080p resolution.

Also, it includes SD card storage, parking mode, and smart detection. Its night vision feature is what makes Nexar an outstanding model. The Nexar Pro model camera uses 10 infrared bulbs to capture and store detailed videos even in low light conditions.

Nexar Beam is a good entry-level dashboard camera. It boasts all the standard features you would expect to find in a dash cam, including:

    • G-sensor collision detection

    • Parking guardian

    • GPS connectivity for data overlay

It has an app that can create insurance incident reports aligning with footage and important GPS coordinates. These features make Nexar grab the top position on the list.


Vantrue offers a range of dash cams at an exceptional value. Its Vantrue N4 3 offers a dash cam, rearview camera, and cabin-facing. Attached to the windshield, users can adjust their cameras for optimal coverage. All the cameras, including the front, rear, and cabin, have wider view fields with minimal distortion.

The integrated screen of the device has an image-in-image mode that helps display all three cameras’ feeds at the same time. It also offers a great range of recording modes and settings, including low-bit-rate and low-frame-rate recording. Also, it has motion and collision detection and supports 128 GB micro SD.


Escort closes the list of the top three dash cam providers with its MAXcam 360c. This device serves as a radar detector with a dash cam function and boasts a resolution of 2560 by 1440. It utilizes a Sony Starvis image sensor. This sensor is capable of capturing at least 30 frames in a second. The dash cam offers a view field degree of 143.

MAXcam 360c performs well in low-light conditions. However, finer details can sometimes become blurry. Many people find this device challenging to use, mainly due to its radar scanner. However, individuals who are after a combination of a radar detector and dash cam will find MAXcam 360c to be a good option.

When you pick a dash camera from an industry leader and with advanced features, you can capture every moment of your road journey, have the evidence you need in case of an incident, and enjoy peace of mind. Remember, all these brands and dash cams offer unique products and services. Tasting dashboard cameras and researching their overall performance is vital to finding the perfect match.