Have an older car? Amazon slashed the price of this top-rated dash cam to just $40

Rudie Obias
·3 min read

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Save a whopping 60 percent on this Chortau HD Dash Cam. (Photo: Amazon)
Save a whopping 60 percent on this Chortau HD Dash Cam. (Photo: Amazon)

If you have an older car, you're probably not benefitting from a built-in dash cam, which leaves you at a disadvantage when it comes to both your driving and your safety. Right now, though, you can upgrade to the Chortau HD Dash Cam — a nifty little add-on that works in the front and rear of your vehicle — and save money.

The device is on sale for just $40, or $60 off with on-page coupon at Amazon. That's a whopping 60 percent off and the all-time lowest price on this dash cam from the retail giant. In fact, it's so popular that it has earned a flawless five-star rating from more than 7,200 reviewers.

And if you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

Sharp video quality

The Chortau HD Dash Cam, which normally retails for $100, features Full HD video clarity at 1080p and 30FPS (frames per second) with a wide-angle 170-degree lens for impressive high resolution video recording of all the action.

It’s great for instant accident reports, driver disputes or just recording your favorite road trips. The camera saves any recordings to a microSD card (up to 128GB—about eight hours of use) that automatically deletes the oldest file once the card is full. It then starts recording all over again for continuous action. This dash cam even has night vision, so you can record in the dark too.

"Great dash cam for front and rear views," raved a delighted five-star reviewer. "It's very easy to setup and start recording. This is great for insurance purposes when you need it. It continues to record and will save the video of any accident you may have. What is extremely nice is that the front view video and the rear video records in separate AVI files."

Meanwhile, there’s hardly any installation required. Just plug the Chortau HD Dash Cam into your car’s cigarette lighter outlet, and attach it to your windshield using a sticky mount of its built-in suction cup.

This Chortau HD Dash Cam is on sale for a just $40, or a whopping $60 off. (Photo: Amazon)
This Chortau HD Dash Cam is on sale for a just $40, or a whopping $60 off. (Photo: Amazon)

Look out behind you!

Meanwhile, the Chortau HD Dash Cam also comes with an additional rear-view camera that allows you to see and record everything happening behind you as you drive, which is ideal for parking your car in tight spaces. Just clip it to the top of your rear license plate and you're good to go — it's even waterproof!

"Very clear picture, very easy to install," shared a satisfied Amazon shopper and motorist. "Not complicated at all, the instructions are straightforward. Definitely will have to buy for the rest of the family. The front camera is not too small or not too big, perfect size and the rear camera is small which is perfect, not noticeable to others, which I love. Definitely recommend to get if looking for a dash cam."

At $40 with on-page coupon (was $100), this Chortau HD Dash Cam is ideal if you have an older car, but want to upgrade its safety features on the cheap. It also works in extreme weather too at about -22-degrees to 158-degrees Fahrenheit (-30-degrees to 70-degrees Celsius).

Our advice? Snag it before it sells out or skyrockets back up to its full retail price.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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