The Mi Vue 420 also includes an integrated GPS receiver, which records your car’s location and speed along with the video.
Like the Go Safe 535, the Mi Vue 420 provides a number of safety alerts that can be useful, although we found some to be overly active and annoying.
The Vantrue On Dash N2 Pro has two cameras in its housing to record both the view in front of your car and the interior of your vehicle.This design is handy for taxi, Uber, Lyft, and other ride-for-hire drivers who want to have a record of their passengers.She has contributed to PC Magazine, Lifewire, Deal News, and many others, and was a senior editor at Consumer Search, a reviews website.Throughout her career, she has reviewed numerous auto accessories, including dash cams, GPS devices, and navigation apps—literally driving in circles at times at the whim of a confused device or app.The Magellan Mi Vue 420 Dash Cam is a solid alternative to the Papago Go Safe 535.
It offers the same super-sharp 1296p resolution and detailed footage in all sorts of lighting, but with a larger display (2.7 versus 2 inches).
The Garmin Dash Cam 65W is the most expensive dash cam we tested, but it gives you a lot in return.
It’s the smallest model we tested too, so it’s less prominent on the windshield, and it uses a magnetic mount (though it attaches to the windshield via an adhesive pad) that makes it simple to pop on and off.
In our tests, videos had good overall exposure, detail, and color accuracy, day or night.
If you want to record the view behind your car as well as in front, we recommend the Magellan Mi Vue 480D Dash Cam, which comes with separate front and rear cameras.
After spending more than 40 hours researching 150 dash cams, and driving more than 100 miles to test 12 of the most promising models, we recommend the Papago Go Safe 535 as the best dash cam for most drivers.