What front and rear dash cameras would you recommend?

What front and rear dash cams, which are simple to setup and use, would you recommend?

Asked on 11 December 2017 by

Answered by Georgia Petrie
Our list of dash cam best buys is here: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-products/top-10s/top-10-.../

They're all relatively simple to set up. Nextbase is usually a safe bet and the 412GW can often be found for under £100 if you shop around. The Anker Roav is also a good choice, and slightly cheaper. The review for that is here: www.honestjohn.co.uk/products/product-reviews/2017.../

If you're mounting a camera at the back of your car then you're better off using a sticky type mount rather than a suction cup because it might fall down when you slam the boot lid. You're probably going to access and use the rear dash camera less frequently, so relatively cheap but high quality cameras like the Aukey DR01 are a good choice. For wiring a rear dash camera you're best off getting it hard wired by an auto electrician, since they will route the potentially long wiring out of sight and set it up so the camera powers on with the ignition. Fortunately the service is quick, cheap and straightforward.
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