Viofo A129 Duo
The Viofo A129 Duo is a long-awaited front+rear model in the Viofo lineup. This brand is notorious for designing compact and affordable dash cameras with an outstanding "value for money" ratio and the A129 Duo is no exception. Design-wise, this model resembles the best-sellers A119 but with sharper lines and an overall higher-end look and feel to it. With a larger set of accessories and affordable price, this product certainly stands out in the premium dash cam segment.
Unlike most dual-channel cameras, the A129 Duo does not treat its rear camera as a second-class citizen. Not only does the rear lens feature the same high-end Sony STARVIS™ IMX291 Sensor, it also saves footage at the same as the front cam's highest 16.5 Mbit bitrate with 140° field of view. It also supports loop recording and a higher level of customization when it comes to the fragment size, allowing you to save footage in 1, 2, 3, 5 or 10-minute clips.
In the small body, the A129 Duo is packed with features. The camera comes with a built-into-mount GPS receiver which allows the dash cam to log your coordinates and speed so you always have these evidence handy. When it comes to the footage playback, apart from the 2-inch LCD screen which you can use to access the dash cam's menu, you'll be able to leverage your smartphone screen by pairing it to the dash cam via a built-in Wi-Fi module. Just install the iOS or Android app on your smartphone and you'll be able to playback and download your footage or access settings within seconds. On top of this, there are a number of optional accessories available that can expand the camera functionality: 2-pin and 3-pin Hardwire Cables for a clean installation and parking recording, Battery Packs for parking recording, Polarizing Filter and Bluetooth Emergency Button.
Would you like your dash cam to operate not only while you're driving but also when you're away? The A129 Duo has got this sorted with Parking Recording by Motion and Impact Detection! Matching the camera with either the Viofo 3-pin Hardwire Cable (requires hardwiring) or a Back-Up Battery allows the cam tam to trigger recording on motion as well as on impact detection so that protection will be readily available for the vehicle while the owner is away.
- Full HD video recording by the Sony STARVIS™ IMX291 Sensors on both cameras. Crystal-clear video quality achieved by the F1.6 Aperture 7-element Glass Lens.
- Built-in Wi-Fi allows you to view live video, change settings, playback and download videos to your mobile device (within a 15-metre range around the car).
- The built-into mount GPS receiver logs your vehicle’s location, speed and current time so you can later visualize its position on the map.
- Protect yourself from hit-and-run accidents while your car is parked with motion-activated Parking Mode (requires Power Management Device).
- Built-in microphone and speaker.
- Low-profile and discreet design.
- Up to 256GB memory card support.
- 1-year manufacturer warranty.
Specs and Manual
|Model||Viofo A129 Duo GPS|
|Image Sensor||Sony STARVIS™ IMX291 Sensors (front and rear)|
|Lens||F1.6 Aperture 7-element Glass Lens (front and rear)|
|Viewing Angle||Diagonal 140° (front and rear)|
|Resolution and Frame Rate||FullHD (1920x1080) @ 30fps (front and rear)|
|Dimensions||Front: Length 85 mm / Width 55 mm / Height 40 mm
Rear: Length 53 mm / Width 31 mm / Height 50 mm
|LCD Display||2.0-inch HD|
|Microphone & Speaker||Built-in|
|GPS Receiver||Built into front mounting bracket (included)|
|Backup Power||Built-in supercapacitor|
|Wi-Fi||Built-in (802.11n 2.4 GHz / 802.11 ac 5GHz Dual)|
|Smartphone Apps||Viofo App for iPhone, Viofo App for Android|
|G-Sensor||3-Axis Acceleration Sensor|
|Remote Control||Viofo Bluetooth Remote (optional)|
|Operation Temperature||-10 °C to 65 °C (14 °F to 149 °F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20 °C to 70 °C (-4 °F to 158 °F)|
|Input Power||DC 5V/3.1A via MiniUSB|
|Memory Card Support||MicroSD Class 10 U-1 or faster, up to 256GB.|
|Parking Recording Modes||Auto Event Detection (motion and impact detection),
Timelapse Recording, Low Bitrate Recording
|Smartphone App||Viofo App for Android and iOS|
|Clip Length Modes||1 min / 3 mins / 5 mins / 10 mins|
|Warranty||12-months Manufacturer Warranty|
The manual can be found on the Viofo A129 Duo Manual Page.
The A129 Duo sample footage (please don't forget to set the YouTube video quality to the highest)
Night time recording is the biggest challenge for any camera. The A129 Duo does a great job recording at night (please don't forget to set the YouTube video quality to the highest)
- Viofo CPL Filter
- Viofo Bluetooth Emergency Button
- 3-pin Hardwire Cable
- 2-pin Hardwire Cable
- Battery Packs for Parking Recording
- Memory Cards
Please find some customer reviews of the Viofo A129 Duo GPS below.
Viofo A129 Duo review from Jim Martin
@ Tech Advisor
Viofo A129 Duo review from Nerd Techy
Viofo A129 Duo review from Matt Sailors @ The Gadgeteer
Viofo A129 Duo review from dashcameras.net
Viofo A129 Duo review from BlackBoxMyCar
Viofo A129 Duo review from Honest John
We have also collected some video reviews of the Viofo A129 Duo GPS below.
The installation process for the Viofo A129 Duo is similar (with slight variations) to the other dual-channel cameras such as BlackVue. The videos in this playlist may give you some ideas about the installation.
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