New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam
New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam Built in GPS Speed, Dual 1080P Front and Rear Car Camera with 24/7 Parking Mode, Sony Night Vision, Single Front 60fps, Capacitor, Motion Sensor, Support 256GB Max for Trucks
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- 【Dual 1080P Dash cam】The front and rear cameras simultaneously capture the road front (170°) and rear (160°) in crystal details at FHD 1920x1080P@30fps.The Single front recording captures crystal clear video at 4k 2880x2160P@24FPS or 1920x1080P@60FPS, which provides a clear license plate even at high speeds.
- 【2160P 4k Dash cam】The Single front recording captures crystal clear video at 4k 2880x2160P@24FPS or 1920x1080P@60FPS, which provides a clear license plate even at high speeds.
- 【Built-in GPS with Live Speed Display】The built-in GPS module allows you to view the Live speed in New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam during driving. You can track the exact driving route, speed (in KMH or MPH), and location on Google Maps via our Windows and Mac compatible GPS viewer, which will provide further additional evidence if an accident occurs.
- 【24 Hours Parking Mode】In parking mode, both cameras will auto record and save those important events when the front dash cam motion sensor detects object moving, which provides your car a safer parking environment (Hardwire Kit ASIN: B07V3F1VFX).
- 【Sony Night Vision】Equipped with F1.47 wide aperture lens and Sony Starvis CMOS, the dual-lens dash cam captures important details clearly under low light conditions. Plus with the superior HDR, it automatically adjusts the camera exposure and delivers superbly clear images even at night.
- 【Heat Resistant Super Capacitor】The Super Capacitor as power source instead of lithium battery which can withstand extreme temperature from -4°F to 158°F, that prevents the risk of overheating and exploding and extends the reliability and life span of the camera.
- 【Reliable Witness for Accident】Variable sensitivity G-sensor Auto detects a collision and emergency locks the videos to the “event file” to prevent that from an overwrite. Seamless Loop recording auto overwrite the oldest file when the card is full. Time lapse keeps taking photos at the set time interval and auto edit them together to a video clip. Full 18 months Warranty, email replies within 24H, and 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.Support up 256GB micro SD card (Vantrue SD Card: B07WXH12TC).
Today we’re gonna go over the pros and cons of this New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam camera: the s1. Let’s, get into it!. Talk about the pros when you buy a premium dash camera like the s1. You hope that there are a ton of pros and there are so.
This is a two camera system. You get a camera in the front, you get a camera in the rear, which is one of the things that separates itself from a lot of other dash cameras. So if something happens behind your car, if you get rear-ended, you can get the make model and license plate number of that vehicle and that’s very, very important now in terms of video quality.
Video quality is typically one of the things that separates the low-end dash cameras from the premium dash cameras and the van true s, 1 dash camera has superior video quality. Now I’m only going to talk about one setting.
This New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam can go all the way up to 2 K video and it is very, very sharp, but I’m, not going to talk about that, because you buy a two camera system to use both cameras at the same time, if you have Both cameras at the same time, the best video you can get is 1080p 30 frames per second.
Now that’s, really good. The video is extremely clear, especially at high speeds and 1080p 30 frames per second awesome video. I just don’t like the fact that they advertise some of the higher quality videos on here, but you really can’t use them and use the rear camera at the same time, sticking with video quality.
Another thing that the New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam does very very well, and that is night vision. Another big separator in the differential between premium dash cameras and those low end dash is a night vision and if you drive at night – and we all know, oftentimes accidents happen at night, it’s, so important to have that good quality, night vision and New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam night vision is a step above many others in terms of some of the bells and whistles.
Some of the smaller pros that you may or may not care about is that the van true does come with the GPS app. So if you download the app you can actually have GPS tracking while you use the dash camera also, it has speed, it has your miles, it can go in kilometers or it can go as a miles per second, so that you know how fast you are traveling.
Why is that important? If you get into an accident, your camera is going to show that hey, you are cut you here at a complete stop. When you got hit you weren’t even moving and clearly, if you’re, not moving, you’re, not at fault.
Also it’ll. Tell you what rate of speed you were going at, whether you have a traffic stop and you’re, trying to fight a traffic ticket or or what-have-you. You can have at least some type of information on your recording, so that you know at what speed you were traveling to more highlights.
I want to talk about with regards to the New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam and that is the interior audio, something that we often don’t think about when we are looking for that dash camera purchase. So let’s talk about! It is crisp, it is clear, it is accurate and you need interior audio to capture anything that might happen whether it’s, a road rage incident, whether it’s, a traffic stop or whether it’s an accident.
So you can prove that you know what you said was happening at the time it did happen. You weren’t distracted, you weren’t the instigator. What have you – and the other thing I want to mention – is that it does have a high quality capacitor in here, allowing it to withstand extremely low temperatures and extremely high temperatures, and why is that important during the winter months or during the summer months, your car Is going to get very cold or very hot, and if you have a lower and dash camera, those electronics are going to actually get ruined.
You can’t, have the yen without the yang you can’t, have the good without the bad. You can’t talk about the pros without talking about the cons on this New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam. So there’s, two major cons with regards to this dash camera and then there’s, a few smaller ones that most people aren’t going to care about, first and foremost, is price, most people when they are looking At dash cameras, the only thing that they look at is the price you don’t, get a premium dash camera without paying a premium price.
obviously that price tag is going to be a big no-no for many of you, and I completely understand the second biggest con with regards to this New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam.
One is parking mode. If you’re, not familiar with parking mode. That means that if there’s any motion in front of your vehicle, the camera turns on and captures like 10 to 15 seconds. So if anyone’s doing anything nefarious, while you’re, not in front of your vehicle, hopefully you have some type of record for the law enforcement or you can just see what’s going on in front of your Vehicle when you’re, not around, unfortunately New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam has a parking mode.
What they don’t have is an internal battery to run that parking mode. What they tell you to do is to hardwire this dash camera to your vehicle and let’s just face it. None of us are gonna actually do that.
Okay, unless you’re, a professional or unless you really are handy, you’re, not gonna bother to hardwire this to your vehicle, and you’re, certainly not gonna connect it to an external battery source like it.
Also recommends so that, basically, for many of us is going to make that parking mode null and void. And if you’re buying a premium camera, it would be nice to have that parking mode. Because, while many of us don’t necessarily worry about our vehicles, when we’re, not there hey.
If you pay that big price tag, you want to have all those you know those those bells and whistles that come along with it. So that’s, a big that’s, a big big no-no in my book there’s. A few other small cons.
I’m gonna go over just so you know about them. Number one is that it comes with an old version of software. Okay, so I’ve gotten two of these Edison. One of them back, I said, got the second one and they both came with old versions of software.
You need to update that software reason being that there’s, a technical glitch in the software with regards to the audio recording. If you don’t update that you’re, never gonna get audio recording on your New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam camera.
The up the update or the upgrade of the software is fairly simple, but if you didn’t in thinking about it, you probably wouldn’t do it. The other small con is regards to the micro SD card. For many of us in the US we would use my SanDisk, which is the biggest one in the US in terms of sellers, their low price, good quality. Well, this is a I believe. It’s, an Asian product made in Asia. You have to use a Samsung micro SD card or it’s, not gonna function correctly, again, not a big deal.
If you know about that ahead of time, but obviously something that you want to be aware of, because it could cause you a couple weeks worth of googling or headaches when your dash camera just isn’t working properly, a few other minor cons.
I already touched about pawn regarding the video quality of this New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam camera that you can’t, get the 2k and use both front and rear cameras at the same time, but again that 1080p 30 frames per second is very, very good for, at least For any type of court situations, or at least capturing license plates and what’s actually physically happening in front of you and behind you, and the other thing is regarding the mounting for many of us with dash cameras, we are used to those suction-cup Dash cameras, easy on Easy Off, just kind of sticks to that your front windshield with the suction cup.
This one uses double-sided tape and once you put it on it’s, it’s there for a while and the reason I say it is because, even though the back will the actual front, camera itself will slide out through the back. It can be a pain to get it on and off that front, that front plate that is used to actually mount it to your windshield. So once you get a hang of it, you’ll, be able to take it on and off a little bit easier, but I will say it’s, not gonna be something that’s.
Gonna be super quick. Like a suction cup dash camera that we’re, probably all used to another small con – is that the front of the actual New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam camera can move left to right. So once you stick it on your windshield, you can’t, adjust it to get it to that sweet spot that you want, so that you just get kind of the front of your hood and you get all as much.
You know as much of visibility as you can. The only downside of that, if there is a road rage incident or if there is a traffic, stop oftentimes with the suction cup dash camera mounts, you can actually physically just turn the New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam camera to face your passenger side or your driver’s side window.
In this situation, you would not be able to do that, it is there and it is there to to stay for the most part until you just take it out. So there’s, no actual rotation in terms of, like you know, a full road.
90 degree, rotation and the last is having to do with that rear camera, so the rear camera is physically connected to the front camera with a very, very long cord for reference. I have a SUV. I have a Subaru Forester and I will say that the cord itself was very long for mounting it over the top of the Forester. So if you’ve got a cargo van or, if you plan on wiring or excuse me running that wire along the bottom of your big SUV, definitely something to take into account again. These cons are very, very small, and many of you, aren’t gonna care about them, but I feel like I need to mention them in order to give you.
You know make sure that when you go into this purchase it is eyes wide open. Overall, I give the New Vantrue S1 4k Dash Cam camera three and a half out of five stars. It is going to be my dash camera of choice for my subaru forester going forward.
I did think that the video quality 1080p 30 frames per second for both the front and the rear of the vehicle was very, very good more than I should need in terms of capturing useful information during a traffic accident or any type of emergency situation.
I will say the biggest downside for this. For me, wasn’t the cost cuz. When I buy something like this, I do think of it in terms of you know, cost per year I’m, probably gonna own this for five to eight years before it probably goes bad or I decide to upgrade it so that that big Price tag: isn’t really that big, when I think about the extending it over the course of eight years.
However, the big downside of this, the only reason I probably took off a full star was that parking mode. It does have the parking mode, which is nice, but since most people, myself included, are not going to directly connect this to an external battery source or directly connected to a car.
That parking mode is going to be null and void and not going to be able to be used when you’re, not in your vehicle and when your vehicle is potentially susceptible to break-ins or hit and runs stuff like that.