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Consumer Dashcam versus Commercial Dashcam

Differences between dashcams for consumers and commercial fleets. This is what Fleet Managers need to know.

There is a world of difference between commercial-grade and consumer-grade dashboard cameras. When you are deciding on implementing a video telematics solution for your business you want to know the difference between a dashcam for consumers and a professional dashcam. 

Overview of commercial dashcam vs consumer dashcam:

Dashcam Features and SpecificationsConsumer GradeCommercial Grade
Wide-angle lens
Advanced camera sensorOnly on high-end models
Night vision
Dual lens dashcamOnly on high-end models
TouchscreenOnly on high-end models
Optional HD auxiliary cam connection (up to 4 - IP66 rated)X
HD recording
Continuous recording (loop)
Event/Incident recordingOnly on high-end models
GPS/GNSS trackerOnly on high-end models
G-sensors (accelerometer)Only on high-end models
Manual event recording buttonX
Parking mode & active standbyOnly on high-end models
LTE (3G/4G) connectivityX
LIVE viewX
Full HD video clip cloud storage (30 days)X
Stream recorded video (no need to remove SD card)X
WiFi hotspot connectivityX
Tamper proof designX
Optional in-cabin lens cover for extra driver privacy (or when in service)X
Highly configurable privacy settings (road facing and in-cabin recording)X
Industrial SD card for reliable recordingX
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Quad-core Processor (future proof)X
Automatic updates and upgrades (firmware/features)X
Machine Vision (automatic video inspection and analysis)X
Artificial Intelligence (process information)X
Built-in speakersOnly on high-end models
Proactive driver alerts and coaching (distracted/risky driving alerts)Only on high-end models
Recordings in interactive map view and timeline viewX
Dashboard & reporting for Fleet ManagersX
Scales with your business (1 or 100+ vehicles managed from 1 platform)X
Proactive fleet managementX
Premiere supportX
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