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If you are looking for a dashcam as a gift for yourself or a loved one this holiday season, you've come to the right place! We do realize there are many options when it comes to selecting the perfect dashcam, so we've created this two-part guide to help you narrow down the candidates. This guide is composed of two parts, we pick the best Dashcams by Price (Part 1), and Dashcams by Type or Feature (Part 2). You may click one of these links to jump down to either of the two sections, or just keep scrolling down!

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Now let's continue on to the Holiday Gift Guide by The Dashcam Store!


Part 1: Best Dashcams By Price

Now let's continue on to the Holiday Gift Guide by The Dashcam Store™!


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Best Dashcam under $100: Thinkware F70

A $100 dashcam might conjure an image of a shoddy camera, complete with manufacturing flaws, unreliable recordings and other shortcomings. Thinkware's F70 Dash Cam throws that misconception straight out the window! Packed to the brim with features to keep you and your vehicle safe, the Thinkware F70 is the perfect investment for someone looking to jump into the world of safer driving. The F70 comes in a small and sturdy form-factor while offering high quality video capturing capabilities for your everyday needs. Add to that the extra-wide 140° viewing angle and ability to expand your memory up to 64GB makes the Thinkware F70 the perfect affordable dashcam for you. The F70 also offers various unique features integrated thermal protection and anti-file corruption. Toss in a memory card and go!

Starting at $89.99.


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Best Dashcam under $200: BlackVue DR590W-1CH

A dashcam under $200 is usually equipped with a decent lens and moderate capabilities. BlackVue's DR590W-1CH, however, goes above and beyond to offer a sleek, sturdy design recording in a clean 1080p for guaranteed clarity in day and night, along with high-temperature protection, and upgradeable memory, the DR590W-1CH is a smart buy for a moderate price!

Use coupon code HOLIDAY15 during checkout to save 15% on a brand new BlackVue DR590W-1CH! Starting at $159.99 before discount.


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Best Dashcam under $300: BlackVue DR750S-1CH

You know you are venturing beyond the $200 mark when you start geeking out over the specifications and the features of your dashcam while paying close attention to your needs! The BlackVue DR750S-1CH manages to tick off everything on your checklist while offering the very best in its price range. BlackVue is known for producing high-quality dashcams for the serious buyers and the single-lens DR750S is no exception. Encased in a ridiculously smart and small exoskeleton that camouflages itself in your car seamlessly, the DR750S captures highly detailed 1080p videos with the new industry-standard Sony STARVIS image sensor, in both day and low-light conditions. Add to this the 256GB expandable capacity, 60FPS sport mode for fluid-like videos, adaptive format-free technology, GPS, cloud and parking mode capabilities, along with the ability to pair the dashcam with your smartphone or tablet while on the road gives a driver all the necessary tools to have a safer and stress-free driving experience.

Use coupon code HOLIDAY15 during checkout to save 15% on a brand new BlackVue DR750S-1CH! Starting at $269.99 before discount.


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Best Dashcam under $400: Thinkware U1000

Thinkware takes its dash cam game to the next level with the new U1000. The U1000’s image sensors allow for super crisp and clear front 4K UHD resolution via an extra wide 150° viewing angle of license plates, signage and other details missed by lower resolution cameras. Equipped with WiFi, GPS and cloud capability, the U1000 manages to supply video to your smartphone or tablet seamlessly. Add to this a bounty of recording modes that include continuous recording mode, incident recording mode and even a parking mode functionality, the Thinkware U1000 reaches into the upper stratosphere of quality dash cams.

Use coupon code HOLIDAY20 during checkout to save 20% on a brand new Thinkware U1000! Starting at $399.99 before discount.


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Best Dashcam under $500: BlackVue DR900S-2CH

You know you’re venturing in the high-end category when the toys reek of a cornucopia of features for you to explore! BlackVue’s DR900S-2CH manages to do just that, and more. Packaged in an award-winning form-factor, with an ultra HD 8 megapixel CMOS image sensor for crisp 4K resolution with an ultra-wide 162° viewing angle in the front and a 2.1 megapixel Sony STARVIS sensor for smooth 1080p video in the rear camera with a 139° viewing angle. The DR900S-2CH effortlessly meets all of your needs, and then some. Having dual-band WiFi, which offers you more connection options, built-in GPS and cloud-capability, you can check on your vehicle from anywhere in the world via BlackVue’s Over the Cloud service! Don’t be concerned with file size either; just because it’s 4 times the resolution, doesn’t mean it’s 4 times the file size! BlackVue has integrated the new H.265 compression mode ensuring the file sizes are comparable to what a normal 1080p file would be. Bottom line being, if you are looking for a high-end dashcam, look no further, because the BlackVue DR900S-2CH is all that you will ever need.

Use coupon code HOLIDAY15 during checkout to save 15% on a brand new BlackVue DR900S-2CH! Starting at $479.99 before discount.


Part 2: Best Dashcams By Type


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Best "miniature" dashcam: Garmin Dash Cam 56

Dashcams in theory are supposed to be small, compact, and have the ability to snuggly fit in your windshield without crowding the empty space. Unfortunately, many are unnecessarily bulky, cluttered with wires, and ergonomically ill-designed. Not so with the new Garmin 56! Complete with a 2.0” LCD built-in screen, the Garmin 56 tucks itself away without all the clutter. Add HD video recording, built-in GPS and voice activated functionally, you have a great utilitarian mini dash cam that doesn't take up your entire windshield.

Use coupon code HOLIDAY15 during checkout to save 15% on a brand new Garmin Dash Cam 56! Starting at $199.99 before discount.

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2019 Dashcam Holiday Gift Guide | Best Low-Light Dashcam Image

Best "low-light/night" dashcam: Thinkware Q800 Pro

Dashcams can be notorious when it comes to performing well in low light situations. Provide them an ample amount of lighting and they will work flawlessly but, dim the lighting just a little and some models start delivering shoddy videos with horrible clarity. Enter the Thinkware Q800 Pro, which comes equipped with the famous Ambarella A12 chipset and Thinkware’s proprietary Super Night Vision 2.0 The Q800 Pro’s Image Signal Processing (ISP) technology uses Sony STARVIS sensors to record clear, visible video in any situation with a remarkable 140° viewing angle at 2K resolution in the front and full HD 1080p in the rear. Rest assured, your journey is securely documented even in the darkest of times! Perfect for the driver who is out at night most of the time.

Use coupon code HOLIDAY20 during checkout to save 20% on a brand new Thinkware Q800 Pro! Starting at $299.99 before discount.

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2019 Dashcam Holiday Gift Guide | Best Stealthy Dashcam Image

Best "stealthy" dashcam: Garmin Dash Cam Mini

Dashcam companies lately have been trying to manufacture needlessly elaborate dashcams that take up precious space while distracting the driver from the important task of driving! The Garmin Dash Cam Mini solves this issue with its extremely small form-factor, perfectly camouflaging itself in your windshield while giving you the perfect illusion of a factory-installed dashcam system. The Garmin Mini shoots full HD 1080p and is a sleek and stealthy dashcam that fits in seamlessly.

Use coupon code HOLIDAY15 during checkout to save 15% on a brand new Garmin Dash Cam Mini! Starting at $129.99 before discount.

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2019 Dashcam Holiday Gift Guide | Best High-Resolution Dashcam Image

Best "ultra-high resolution" dashcams: Thinkware U1000

Dashcams, in a conventional sense, are meant to capture strictly satisfactory video resolutions to justify its responsibility. And yet, with the advancement of technology, dashcams might seem to be a step behind in implementing the advanced lenses available in the market to please the consumer. Prepare to be blown away with the 4K UHD resolution of the new Thinkware U1000. The U1000 belts out videos with a whopping 3840x2160 resolution for capturing incidents with incredible definition as well as wonderfully scenic views on your Sunday drives.

Use coupon code HOLIDAY20 during checkout to save 20% on a brand new Thinkware U1000! Starting at $399.99 before discount.

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Best "Ultimate Dashcam" for the gadget enthusiast: Thinkware U1000 with RADAR Module

You know you are a tech enthusiast when you’re armed with gadgets that are at the cusp of technological evolution. And there is nothing better this holiday season than the Thinkware U1000. Stuffed to the brim with technological grandeur, the U1000 captures breathtaking 4K UHD videos in the front and 2K QHD in the rear. Connect the U1000 to your smartphone or tablet via WiFi so you can remote view your camera as well as download video files. Add the optional Thinkware RADAR sensor module to extend the already robust built-in parking mode by keeping watch around the vehicle with RADAR waves instead of with the U1000’s powerful image sensor. Energy efficient and effective!

Use coupon code HOLIDAY20 during checkout to save 20% on a brand new Thinkware U1000 with RADAR! Starting at $489.98 before discount.

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2019 Dashcam Holiday Gift Guide | Best Rideshare Dashcam Image

Best Dashcam for commercial/taxi/Uber/Lyft use: BlackVue DR750S-2CH-IR

With the advent of commercial and privatized cab services, security inside and outside the car has been considerably amped up, and now cab services and individual drivers are looking for ways and means to deliver a greater sense of security to themselves and to the passengers by implementing new and innovative safety measures. The BlackVue DR750S-2CH-IR does just it while encased in a ridiculously smart and small exoskeleton that camouflages itself in your car seamlessly. The DR750S captures highly detailed 1080p videos with the new industry-standard Sony STARVIS image sensor in addition to ‘night vision’ inferred LEDs to record high quality video in both day and low-light conditions both front and inside the car. Add to this the 256GB expandable capacity, 60FPS sport mode for fluid-like videos, adaptive format-free technology, GPS, cloud and parking mode capabilities, along with the ability to pair the dashcam with your smartphone or tablet while on the road gives a driver all the necessary tools to have a safer and stress-free driving experience for both themselves and their passengers!

Use coupon code HOLIDAY15 during checkout to save 15% on a brand new BlackVue DR750S-2CH-IR! Starting at $409.99 before discount.

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2019 Dashcam Holiday Gift Guide | Best Cloud-Capable Dashcam Image

Best "Wireless Viewing / Cloud-Enabled" dashcam: BlackVue DR900S-2CH

BlackVue has always been at the forefront of delivering technologically-advanced dashcams to their consumers, and they have done so yet again by incorporating an all new remote-access “Over The Cloud” feature. Also, as long as there is an active internet hotspot in the vehicle (such as GM's OnStar 4G LTE, or a portable hotspot device), this innovative cloud feature allows a user to interact with the dashcam wirelessly from anywhere in the world! A user can live stream the video, do backups, track the car via GPS, and set alarms without the need to disassemble the dashcam or remove the memory card, all through their smartphone or tablet! The DR900S-2CH’s surveillance mode can also be accessed wirelessly, allowing a user to keep an eye out on their precious vehicle while being in the comfort of their home. Add to this, the DR900S’ ability to capture 4K UHD in the front and full HD 1080p video in the rear, and you have the perfect dashcam to cater to your every need!

Use coupon code HOLIDAY15 during checkout to save 15% on a brand new BlackVue DR900S-2CH! Starting at $479.99 before discount.

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Happy Holidays from The Dashcam Store Team, drive safe!