The Viofo A129 series is available for five models: A129 Duo, A129 Duo IR, A129 Pro Duo, A129 Plus Duo, and A129 Plus Duo IR.
In 2018, we released the A129 Duo, which was one of the most popular dual-channel dashcams 2018. Then we developed A129 Duo IR for Uber, taxi, Lyft, and Ride-sharing drivers. Afterward, we launched A129 Pro Duo to realize the first 4K dual-channel dashcam. Soon after, we produced A129 Plus Duo upgraded the previous version of A129 Duo. Next, A129 Plus Duo IR, as the upgraded substitute of A129 Duo IR, will be added to the A129 series product line.
You may get confused about the name and size of these dashcams. No worries, the following information will help you to know the detailed specifications of each dashcam and which one to choose.
All A129 series achieved dual-channel video recording, including built-in Wi-Fi with VIOFO app, three parking mode solutions, Bluetooth remote control, GPS logger, 2’’inch LCD screen, up to 256GB microSD card, supercapacitor, and similar discreet design. A129 series is the top series of VIOFO dashcam contains some advanced functions applied by those top dashcam brands with a better price.
The biggest difference between these four products is the video resolution and recording range.
A129 Pro Duo has Ultra HD 2160P 4K for the front camera and Full HD 1080P for the rear camera which has the best video resolution among the three products. It could record road front and road rear.
A129 Plus Duo IR and A129 Plus Duo support Quad HD 1440P 2K for the front camera, which is better than A129 Duo, and Full HD 1080P for the rear camera. A129 Plus Duo could record road front and a 160-degree range of road rear. And the A129 Plus Duo IR is a front and interior camera that records the road front and inside of the car. The interior camera has four infrared lights which have better performance in low light conditions.
A129 Duo dash camera achieves dual-channel Full HD1080P with Sony Starvis sensors. It is a front and rear camera recording scene in front of and behind the vehicle.
Here are three reference videos for you.
A129 Pro Duo video
A129 Plus Duo video
A129 Duo Video
How to Choose?
If you prefer a better video quality, A129 Pro Duo with 4K Ultra HD recording could gain a much more clear, detailed, and rich video quality. With 5GHz Wi-Fi, the download speed becomes faster for it uses the most advanced Wi-Fi technology on the market.
If you don’t need a 4K Ultra HD resolution and only want a better resolution (e.g. 1440P) and a wider front and rear recording range than other dual-channel dashcams, A129 Plus Duo is the most suitable dashcam.
If you plan to record inside of the car, choose A129 Plus Duo IR. It is designed especially for Uber, Lyft, taxi, and ride-sharing drivers and has a better resolution than the previous dual-channel IR camera. It also cloud be used to record good memories of your family.
If you want a budget dual-channel dashcam with good video quality and some advanced functions for daily use, A129 Duo is always the best choice as an ordinary front and rear recording recorder.