Top 5 Best Dash Cams For Uber, Lyft & Taxi Drivers in 2019

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Top 5 Best Dash Cams For Uber, Lyft & Taxi Drivers in 2019 | Best Car Cameras

As of EzDashcam Team, we’ve gathered up the Top 5 Best Dash Cams for Uber, Lyft, and Taxi drivers as well as a great fit for regular drivers.

Let’s take a look at the Dash Camera list and go over it one by one. We are hoping that this post will help you to find the perfect dash cam for your needs.

1. Vantrue N2 Pro Uber Lyft Front and Inside Dash Cam Dual Car Camera

Vantrue N2 Pro

Key Features

With a 170° front-facing OV4689 sensor camera and 140° rear-facing Sony sensor camera (80° rotatable) in one body, Vantrue N2 Pro camera shots both front and inside the cabin simultaneously in Full HD 1920x1080P 30fps which makes it number one of the best dash cams for Uber, Lyft and taxi drivers.

Single Front 2.5K 2560x1440P/30fps​ or 1920x1080P/60fps

If you don’t need the inside recordings you can record with the single front-facing camera, the advanced F1.8 front OV4689 lens ensures it to capture crystal-clear videos of the road front at 2560x1440P/30fps, 2304x1296P/30fps, 1920x1080P/60fps, 1920x1080P/30fps.

Sony Sensor Infrared Night Vision

F1.8 6-glass lens front-facing cam and unique HDR video system automatically balance the light and dark areas of the video, while Sony IMX323 sensor, F2.0 6-glass lens rear-facing cam plus 4 IR LED lights greatly enhances night vision in a car at the low light environment. 

Vantrue N2 Pro Taxi Dash Camera with Voice Recording

Built-in microphone and speaker to capture high-quality audio clearly without distortion.

24 Hours Motion Detection Parking Mode Hardwire Dash Camera

Auto switch to Parking mode when you parked your car. Triggered by motion detection, the dashcam will auto record once the front camera or inside camera detects motion. The camera needs a constant power supply either from an external battery pack or hardwires.

Dual Dash Camera with Optional GPS

Optional GPS for you to track the driving route, location and speed in either KM/H or MP/H. To use the GPS function, please buy an extra N2 PRO GPS mount to use it.

Pros:

Front + Inside Recording

1440P Resolution

Super Night Vision

GPS option

170° Wide Angle View

Cons:

No built-in Wifi/APP function

No built-in GPS

 

2. BlackVue DR900S-2CH 4K Front and Rear Dual Lens Cloud Dash Camera

BlackVue DR900S-2CH

Key Features

4K/Full HD Dual-Channel Cloud Dashcam

A class of its own
Front camera: 8 megapixel CMOS sensor recording in 4K Ultra High Definition (3840×2160) at 30FPS.

Rear camera: 2.1 megapixels Sony STARVIS™ recording in Full HD (1920×1080) at 30FPS.

The front camera’s ultra-wide 162-degree angle takes full advantage of the 4K UHD resolution. The rear camera records in Full HD at a 139-degree angle with outstanding low-light sensitivity. You can rest assured that your dashcam will capture critical details whether you are driving or letting your BlackVue monitor your parked vehicle. With the free Over the Cloud add-on service, check on your car from anywhere, anytime.

BlackVue DR900S-2CH App (iOS, Android) and Viewer (Windows/Mac)

Easily manage your video files
Both the BlackVue App and Viewer are free to download and use. They let you easily change your BlackVue configuration settings and intuitively browse through your videos. With the BlackVue App, connect to your BlackVue in WiFi to access files and check realtime Live View for easy setup and positioning of your dashcam.

BlackVue DR900S-2CH Built-in GPS and Dual-band WiFi

GPS adds extra protection with location and speed data embedded in your videos

Speed: speed data will be overlaid in the video (can be turned off in the settings). You can set speed display in Kilometers per hour (Km/h) or Miles per hour (Mph).

Location: visualize your vehicle’s location in the BlackVue App or Viewer’s Map.

WiFi lets you connect to your BlackVue with a smartphone or tablet. WiFi also lets your BlackVue connect to BlackVue Over the Cloud via any home or mobile WiFi hotspot (router). The dual-band 2.4-5GHz WiFi module equipping BlackVue DR900S-2CH can achieve much faster connection speed, which allows you to transfer videos to your phone in record time.

BlackVue DR900S-2CH Over the Cloud

Me and My Car. Connected.
Connect to your BlackVue anytime, from anywhere in the world with BlackVue Over the Cloud.
Enjoy remote Live View and Push Notifications to your phone. Back up important videos to the free Cloud storage. Play and download videos from your dashcam’s memory or the Cloud from anywhere.
Enjoy Two-way Voice Communication with the driver from the app through the BlackVue’s integrated speaker and mic. 

Built-in Impact & Motion Detection

Mark important files and enable Parking Mode
While driving, your BlackVue detects impacts and sudden changes in speed. While parked, it also detects movements*. Videos files are marked accordingly so that you can easily find the relevant ones in the BlackVue Viewer for Windows and Mac OS or the BlackVue App for Android and iOS.

BlackVue DR900S-2CH Intelligent Parking Mode Monitoring

When paired with Power Magic Pro, Power Magic EZ or B-124 Battery Pack.
Enjoy peace of mind knowing that your car is under protection while you are away. BlackVue automatically switches to Parking Mode to monitor your parked vehicle, but only writes to the memory card when something happens (motion or impact detected). Thanks to the video buffer, the few seconds leading to the triggering event are also recorded. Parking Mode Event Voice Notifications: upon exiting Parking Mode, your BlackVue tells you if Events were recorded when you were away from your car, so you can check right away the Event videos on the BlackVue App.

All the key features above clearly show that this car camera deserves to be number two of the best dash cams for Uber, Lyft and taxi drivers.

Pros:

4K Resolution

Cloud supported

Built-in GPS

Built-in WiFi/App Function

162° Wide Angle View

Cons:

Price

3. VAVA VA-VD005 2K Dash Cam

VAVA VA-VD005

Key Features

1080P @60fps and Sony Sensor

VAVA VA-VD005 Dash cam features NT96663 CPU that records at 60 frames per second in 1080p resolution. The built-in Sony IMX291 CMOS image sensor provides clear and crisp footage, day and night.

VAVA VA-VD005 360° Swivel Angle

Swivel the camera manually up to 360° to capture footage inside and outside of the car. The 155° lens covers up to 5 car lanes and can record in-car conversations or special moments.

Dashcam with Built-In GPS

Built-in GPS will automatically capture the speed, location, and coordinates of your car when the car starts. This feature allows you to check your travels, and share your travel logs via the app. Location is displayed within the application using Google Maps.

VAVA VA-VD005 Dashcam with Wifi and APP

The dash cam connects to the app using its WiFi signal. You’ll still be able to use your data plan (only for iOS Devices). When paired with the VAVA Dash app, you can manage photos, videos, and live feed from your phone. You can also edit your media and share it with friends and family.

Loop recording & G-sensor

Overwrites the oldest footage with the newest footage to prevent the recording from stopping when the memory card is full. The product supports up to 128GB cards. Internal G-force sensors detect and capture sudden incidents, such as sharp turns, brakes, and fast acceleration. All driving incidents will automatically be uploaded to the VAVA Dash app.

24-Hour Parking monitor

While using parking mode, this feature monitors your car’s surroundings while your car is parked, and the engine is off. Built-in 320mah battery will only record a 15-seconds video when parked, so please hardwire it or connect it with an external battery.

Tip: Please open this feature in Settings options first.

VAVA VA-VD005 Dashcam with Snapshot Button

Sits on the steering wheel (or place it wherever convenient) and allows you to quickly capture the unexpected as it occurs. Shoot a 20-seconds short video with a long press of the button. 

This car camera impressed us for number of reasons and gets itself a number three of the best dash cams for Uber, Lyft and taxi drivers.

Pros:

Supports 360° camera rotation

Bluetooth Snapshot button

GPS option

Built-in Wifi/App Function

Reddot Award 2017 Winner

Budget-Friendly

Cons:

No built-in GPS

 

4. Garmin Dash Cam 65W Single Lens Car Camera Front Dashcam

Garmin Dash Cam 65W

Key Features

Compact and Discreet GPS-enabled Dash Cam

Small and inconspicuous when mounted on the windshield

180-degree field of view captures more of the environment, including cross traffic; Frame rate: up to 30 FPS. Battery life for up to 30 minutes

GPS-enabled with automatic incident detection (G-Sensor) saves video footage on impact to show when and where events happened

Voice command (available for English, French, Italian and German) allows you to start/stop recording, take a still picture or start/stop the Travel apse video capture feature

Records High-quality 1080p HD Video

Garmin Dash Cam 65W is an easy-to-use high-definition driving recorder with a 2.0″ LCD. With a wide-angle lens, it captures the entire road and includes GPS for detailed time and location data, pinpointing exactly where and when events happened. Rely on your Garmin Dash Cam 65W to capture excellent video detail in both bright and low-light conditions. Mount the camera to your windshield, and record your drive in 1080p. Dash Cam records in a continuous loop.

Wirelessly Sync Videos to Your Smartphone

Garmin Dash Cam 65W has built-in Wi-Fi so you can wirelessly sync videos to your compatible smartphone after downloading the free VIRB App. This makes it easy to share videos with friends, insurance agencies or legal authorities.

Drive with Increased Awareness

Garmin Dash Cam 65W features helpful driver awareness warnings to help encourage safer driving. The forward collision warning alerts if you drive too closely to the car ahead. Lane departure warnings alert you if you stray from your lane.

The red light and speed cameras warning alerts you to nearby red light cameras or speed cameras. With a subscription, your Garmin Dash Cam 65W is linked to the Cyclops database, which is maintained daily and contains information about fixed red light and speed cameras. And when your vehicle is stopped at an intersection or in traffic, the “Go” alert notifies you when traffic ahead of your vehicle is moving again.

Monitor Your Parked Vehicle

Parking mode monitors your car’s surroundings while your car is parked and the engine is not running. It automatically begins recording if and when it detects motion. (Requires Garmin parking mode cable, sold separately; professional installation recommended.)

Even though this dash camera is a little expensive it’s not hard to say it is worth it for that price and makes it number four of the best dash cams for Uber, Lyft and taxi drivers.

Pros:

180° Wide Angle View

Built-in GPS

Built-in Wifi/App Function

Forward collision warnings

Lane departure warnings

Nearby red light camera alerts

Nearby speed camera alerts

Supports voice commands

Compact and elegant design

Cons:

Price

 

5. 70mai Dash Cam Pro 1944P Single Lens Car Camera Front Dashcam

70mai Pro

Key Features

Defog

The Defog algorithm can effectively reduce distortion or degradation of images and reproduce a clear vision while driving in smoke and haze environment.

WDR

WDR technology can adjust exposure balance, enabling the camera to pick up greater detail in darkness and highlights,

allowing the dash cam to process more light on the sensor and produce a more vibrant image.

140 degree Wide Angle

140deg Wide Angle allows a larger viewing angle to be recorded and enables drivers to see 4 lanes of traffic.

Along with 6 glass, it can provide light transmission, thus recording crystal clear video.

Voice Control

You can efficiently control 70mai dash cam pro to take pictures, record videos and opening screens without manual manipulation but by convenient voice command.

24-Hour Parking Monitor

In parking mode, 70mai dash cam pro enters into sleeping mode but keeps monitoring vehicles.

The time-lapse allows efficiently use of storage and automatically overwritten the oldest footages with the latest ones.

Due to the G-sensor, cam start recording videos itself if there’s any collision occurs, and the footage of the event will be stored separately in Event Files, avoiding being erased.

LDWS(Lane Departure Warning System)

Real-time voice alert keeps you away from distracted driving tickets, provide you turn-by-turn route suggestion right in your line-of-sight.

FCWS(Forward Collision Warning System)

​FCWS helps drivers to keep a safe distance between vehicles, as well as to effectively prevent and reduce rear-end crashes and accompanying injuries, especially for long fatigue driving, traffic jam or novice.

This car camera is an all-time favorite for us. Even though 140° Degree Angle doesn’t offer much compared to other models this dashcam is deserved to be in the list of the best dash cams for Uber, Lyft and taxi drivers as number five.

Pros:

1944P Res

Built-in Wifi/App function

Forward collision warnings

Lane departure warnings

Voice command

DeFog algorithm

WDR

Night Vision

Compact and elegant design

GPS option

Cons:

No built-in GPS

140° Degree Angle

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