Viofo A229 Plus dashcam review: a great dashcam that instills confidence

Provides all you need in a dash cam, and then some!

5 Star Rating
Viofo A229 Plus dashcam showing the main camera unit, the rear camera and the interior camera
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Digital Camera World Verdict

The VIOFO A229 Plus is a dash cam that instills confidence that your every move will be recorded safely and reliably. The three-camera setup provides front, rear, and interior recording at a high resolution with HDR and voice control. The best dash cams make you forget that you have one until the moment you need them. The A229 plus provides the confidence that in the background it has securely and effectively got your back!

Pros

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    2K + 2K HDR recording

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    Three camera coverage

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    Easy file transfer through the app

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    Voice Control

Cons

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    Tricky cable management if not hard-wired

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The VIOFO A229 Plus Dash Cam is a two-channel dashcam (optionally a three-channel dashcam) with a 2k QHD cameras with dual Sony Starvis 2 sensors, and improved HDR for all three recording channels. 

The A229 Plus is the latest edition from the Chinese dash cam manufacturer and improves user experience and recording quality. The HDR and dynamic range improvements on the latest model are the key updates here, along with the ease of use additions like voice control and Wi-Fi linkage which aim to make it easy for all to use.

Viofo A229 Pro 3CH

The <a href="https://www.digitalcameraworld.com/reviews/viofo-a229-pro-3ch-dash-cam-review" data-link-merchant="digitalcameraworld.com"">Viofo A229 Pro 3CH is the more expensive flagship brother to the A229 Plus, with the key difference is that this has a higher-quality 4K front camera.

Viofo WM1

The <a href="https://www.digitalcameraworld.com/reviews/viofo-wm1-dash-cam-review" data-link-merchant="digitalcameraworld.com"">Viofo WM1 is a compact dash cam with good video quality and an interface that is very simple to use. On the lower end of the market, this dashcam does not have a display and acts as more of a stealthy cam. Easy to use and full HD footage. 

Viofo A139

The <a href="https://www.digitalcameraworld.com/reviews/viofo-a139-pro-three-channel-dash-cam-review" data-link-merchant="digitalcameraworld.com"">Viofo A139 is a fantastic three-channel dash cam that records 4K video forwards and Full HD footage to the rear and of the interior. Setup is easy, recordings are bright, sharp, and accurate, and the hardware has clearly been designed by a company that understands what drivers want from a top-quality dash cam.

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Kalum Carter
Staff Writer

Kalum Carter is a photographer, photo editor and writer based in the UK, and for almost a decade he has worked with brands and publications to create, edit, and sequence imagery. Having recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Photography from the University of the West of England (UWE), Kalum joined Digital Camera World as a Staff Writer, covering news, reviews, and his biggest passion – photography books! 


Kalum's photography has been published and exhibited around the world, and he continues to photograph on a project-by-project basis. He is currently working on a personal project capturing the people and landscape of Gower, South Wales. Currently untitled, this body of work will be exhibited for the National Trust later this year.