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Comparing VIOFO Dash Cams

With so many models to choose from, it may seem overwhelming to figure out which VIOFO dash cam model is the best option for you. We can help!

VIOFO Dash Cam Comparison

Reliable and built to impress, VIOFO offers great value with high quality video. For affordability, protection and performance you can count on, VIOFO is the brand for your needs.

VIOFO Dash Cam Buyer's Guide

A129 Duo - Budget-Friendly Dual-Channel Dash Cam

The A129 Duo is a the first dash camera series produced by VIOFO to feature both front and rear recording, offering Full HD at 30FPS from the front and rear cameras. Other features include parking mode protection and dual-band WiFi support. It also offers a 2" HD screen which allows for easy setup and playback of videos as a convenient alternative to using the VIOFO app.

A129 Duo

✓ Front and Rear recording
✓ 1080p Full HD recording @ 30FPS
✓ 140° wide view angle
✓ Parking mode coverage
✓ GPS mount included
✓ Built-in WiFi
✓ Free mobile app

Ideal for: if you are looking for a reliable entry-level front-and-rear setup that offers the convenience of an LCD screen.

A129 Plus Duo - Best Budget-Friendly 2K QHD Dual-Channel

Excellent 2K QHD recording daytime and night thanks to a 5MP Sony STARVIS image sensor. Built-in dual-band WiFi support allows you to get real-time video preview, playback and download download footage right from your smartphone. Prefer the convenience of a built-in screen? The A129 Plus comes with one as well.

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A129 Plus

✓ Front-only
✓ 2K QHD recording @ 60FPS
✓ 140° wide view angle
✓ Buffered parking mode coverage
✓ Built-in WiFi
✓ GPS mount included
✓ Free mobile app

Ideal for: if you are looking for a budget-friendly 2K QHD dash cam with the reliable parking mode recording and built-in LCD screen.

A129 Plus Duo

✓ Front and Rear recording
✓ 2K QHD front and Full HD rear
✓ 140° wide view angle
✓ Buffered parking mode coverage
✓ Built-in WiFi
✓ GPS mount included
✓ Free mobile app

Ideal for: if you are looking for an affordable dual-channel dash cam that offers 2K QHD recording capability with the reliable parking mode recording.

A129 Pro Duo - Best Budget-Friendly 4K UHD Dash Cam

Looking for an affordable 4K UHD dash cam? Check out the A129 Pro Duo - a true 4K UHD system that rivals that of the Thinkware U1000 and the BlackVue DR900X. While it lacks cloud connectivity and it's parking mode protection is not as strong as the Thinkware or BlackVue, the A129 Pro Duo is the best budget-friendly 4K UHD dash cam in the market.

A129 Pro

✓ Front-only
✓ 4K UHD recording @ 30FPS
✓ 130° wide view angle
✓ Buffered parking mode coverage
✓ Built-in WiFi
✓ GPS mount included
✓ Free mobile app

Ideal for: if you are looking for an affordable 4K UHD dash cam and don't require a rear-facing camera nor Cloud features.

A129 Pro Duo

✓ Front and Rear camera
✓ 4K QHD front, Full HD rear
✓ 130° wide view angle
✓ Buffered parking mode coverage
✓ Built-in WiFi
✓ GPS mount included
✓ Free mobile app

Ideal for:if you are looking for an affordable 4K UHD 2-channel dash cam but don't need Cloud features or ADAS.

A119 V3 - Best Budget-Friendly 2K QHD Single-Channel

The VIOFO A119 V3 is a budget dash cam that delivers a ton of great features for its price tag. With a 5MP Sony STARVIS image sensor, the A119 V3 is capable of recording in 2K QHD+, day or night. Easy setup thanks to a quick release mount. Suction mount makes for easy car-to-car transport. The A119 V3 also offers strong parking features.

A119 V3

✓ Front-only
✓ 2K QHD @ 30FPS
✓ 140° wide view angle
✓ Simple parking mode coverage
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Optional suction cup mount available
✓
GPS mount included

Ideal for: if you are looking for a reliable 2K QHD dash cam with simple parking mode capabilities and don't require a rear-facing camera nor mobile app.

VIOFO Upgrade Guide

Planning on upgrading to a different VIOFO model but not sure if your existing accessories and cables are compatible? We can help!

Upgrading from A129 Duo to A129 Plus Duo

Unfortunately, due to the design and engineering of the A129 Plus Duo, existing rear cameras or cables from the A129 Duo are not compatible. In other words, if you wish to upgrade from the A129 Duo to the new A129 Plus Duo 2K QHD dash cam, you will need to replace the front and rear cameras as well as the rear camera connecting cables.

However, the following accessories are still compatible and you can use them on the A129 Plus Duo:

Upgrading from A129 Duo to A129 Pro Duo

If you already have a VIOFO A129 Duo installed in your vehicle and would like to upgrade to a 4K dash cam, you can get the VIOFO A129 Pro 4K 1-Channel model and just connect it to the A129 Duo’s rear camera or IR camera. Rear cameras are the same for these two models, so you can even reuse the writing and mounts.

The following components still compatible and you can use them interchangeably on the A129 Pro Duo and the A129 Duo:

 

Upgrading from A129 Plus Duo to A129 Pro Duo

Unfortunately, due to the design and engineering of the A129 Plus Duo, the rear camera and connecting cables are different from the ones used in the A129 Pro Duo. In other words, if you wish to upgrade from the A129 Plus Duo to the new A129 Pro Duo, you will need to replace the front and rear cameras as well as the rear camera connecting cables.

However, the following accessories are still compatible and you can use them on the A129 Pro Duo:

 

Upgrading from A119 V3 to A129 Plus Duo

The A119 V3 comes with the option to accessorize with a suction cup mount. Unfortunately, this suction cup mount is not compatible with the A129 series, including the A129 Duo, A129 Plus or the A129 Pro.

However, the following accessories are still compatible and you can use them on the A129 Pro Duo: