Kit out your car with a dash cam for peace of mind on the road this winter
Looking for a practical pressie for a car owner? Want to stay safe on icy roads this winter? A dash cam could be just the ticket. As well as recording footage of scenic drives, a dash cam can keep tabs of potential scrapes and shunts on the road. Adding one to the windscreen can seriously reduce the cost of car insurance so it’s the gift that keeps on giving. And while you can’t put a price on peace of mind, you can save big on a device by checking out our pick of the best deals below.
From feature-packed devices with quality cameras and built-in GPS navigation units to basic options costing less than £50, there should be a dash cam to suit your budget on this page. We’ll keep it updated throughout the year to highlight a full range of offers to kit out your car with a bargain device.
Here’s our pick of the best dash cam deals this January
This dinky device features as our favourite budget buy in our roundup of the best dash cams and while it fluctuates in price, it’s currently on offer at Amazon for just £24, a 60% saving on the RRP. It’s a basic dash cam but it provides 1080p recordings at 30fps thanks to its wide 130-degree lens and f/2.0 aperture and it pairs with the Yi app to view looped recordings.
Save 30% on a bargain bundle from Nextbase and for the grand total of £39.99 you’ll get a Nextbase 112 dash cam and a whole range of useful items including a first aid kit, a high visibility vest, a warning triangle and a torch. With this deal you’re pretty much sorted for any roadside emergenices. The dash cam features a handy click & go magnetic mount and records 720p HD footage.
Get 25% off the price of the Binatone DC200 HD dash cam at Argos right now. Usually retailing at £39.99, the price has dropped to just £29.99 in the January sales. This compact cam records in 720p HD and features a 120-degree angle and motion detection.
Save £34 on the Nextbase 412GW Dash Cam over at Halfords. It features in our roundup of the best dash cams and we rate its “ingenious windscreen mount system that means you don’t have to disconnect the USB power cable every time you remove the camera from the car”.