With the prevalent cases of burglary, hit and runs of car parts and reckless driving in Kenya, investing in a dashboard camera for your car is more necessary than ever. Owning a dashboard camera has far more advantages than surveillance purposes.
Luckily, the camera doesn' t have to be costly or of very high quality. In reality, right now, there are a range of inexpensive dashboard cameras on the market that do not compromise on image quality or durability. They vary from Ksh 5, 000 to Ksh 5, 000. 20, 000 and the output will rocket up to 4K. Here are our top 5 cameras for dashboards that you should consider purchasing.
For Ksh 16, 000 on Amazon, this is one of the more costly on the list. As this camera offers a variety of impressive features, including Wi- Fi and Bluetooth networking, built- in Alexa for voice commands, and a 140- degree wide- angle camera, the price is justified. These features make it more comfortable to drive with this camera than those on the market. It does, however, have a 2. 5- inch screen that is very wide and can be destroyed when driving.
Vanture N1 Pro
This camera is probably the best dashboard camera on the market for budget- friendly use. It costs Ksh 8, 000 from Amazon and stellar images come with this price tag both in the day and night, lightweight body so it doesn' t get in the way and wide- angle 160- degree lens. There is also a battery compartment in the Vanture, so it can operate without USB connectivity.
Garmin Dash Cam Mini
A car- key- sized dashboard camera is known as the Garmin. The fact is, it' s a really small camera with great features. It will fit on your rearview mirror easily and therefore stay out of your peripheral view. It has a wide- angle view of 140 degrees that can capture photos as far as 4 lanes, Wi- Fi access and automatic detection of incidents that enables recording. This accurate and realistic camera for the dashboard goes with Ksh. On Amazon, 13, 000.
This dashboard camera provides some great features for its price. On Amazon, the Apeman 450 costs Ksh 5, 000, making it the cheapest on our list. This obviously implies that the more costly dash cams, such as WI- Fi networking and crisp photos, do not have many features. This camera, however, does its job beyond anticipation. For a decent display and documents up to 1080p, it has a wide 3- inch LCD panel. Thanks to the wide aperture, it works well in low light. In addition, it has a wide- angle lens of 170 degrees, which is the widest on our list.
Go Pro Hero 5
Go Pros were not designed to be cameras for dashboards. This would be rather costly technology, for instance, to repurpose as a dashcam. The older ones, however, are a little cheaper, which solves the cost issue. The cost of Go Pro Hero 5 is Ksh. Without the housing and mounting expenditures of 16, 000, which would approximately add 20, 000 to Ksh. This is certainly the most expensive camera on our list, but more than making up for the cost, it offers great features. You get 4K video, an ultra- wide- angle 12- megapixel lens, waterproof in the event of spillage, and higher quality footage overall.
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