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AKASO DL12 2 5K Mirror Dash Cam Voice Control 12 Touch Screen Front and Rear Dual Dash Camera for Cars Night Vision Backup Camera with Sony Starvis Sensor GPS G Sensor Parking Assistance

Last Updated: January 18, 2024 (Refresh Now)
6.4
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
1000
Old Reviews
878
Unverified
32
Spam Test
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Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
LCD
TYPE
12 meters
SIZE
Yes
VIDEO

Review Analysis - 90 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Camera
 25
quality, front, night, vision, rear
+72%
-28%
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" ...  This dash cam and review camera are amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Since I already had a back up camera  ...  "
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" ...  Cameras have high resolution.  ...  "
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" ...  I have the front camera, back camera, and GPS hooked up.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a perfect dash cam with rear camera.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the fact that you can electronically adjust the camera up and down to get it centered. ... Night vision is great.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera quality is awesome. ... My back windows are very tinted and yet I can still see outside through the camera very good  ...  "
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" ...  The camera picture is not too close like other brands.  ...  "
Reliability
 21
worked, stopped working, working, months, started
+29%
-71%
comment
" ...  --The device completely broke off my rearview mirror after it was attached to it for less than a month.  ...  "
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" ...  This happened all in the same week. ... This device is not reliable. ... They want me to pay 30$ plus shipping to exchange my device since it is defective.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought 3, and 13 months later one by one they failed. ... 2nd one failed today, would not turn on.  ...  "
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" ...  It started to turn on and off randomly and no it won’t turn on at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Now that the 10 inch dashcam is not working.  ...  "
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" ...  messages for over a month now with no response.  ...  "
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" ...  I have purchased three of these over the last 3 years. ... I am guessing I just got a defective one this time.  ...  "
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" ...  I begrudgingly replaced it with a new one which worked fine for about 2 months then started acting strange with software issues. ... Then after 4 months, the majority of the screen just went black.  ...  "
Usage
 20
install, easy to install, setup, installation, use
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  More to follow up!  ...  "
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" ...  Was very easy to install I did it myself.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was easy using a YouTube tutorial.  ...  "
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" ...  This mirror Cam was a breeze to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Mirror is easy to navigate and setup, put this on wife’s car and she is happy.  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty easy to install, very helpful and looks good.  ...  "
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" ...  Very low profile dash cam, easy to install and set up.  ...  "
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" ...  I did buy the hardwire setup.  ...  "
Size
 17
mirror, akaso, window, using, rear
+82%
-18%
comment
" ...  Very low profile dash cam, easy to install and set up.  ...  "
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" ...   I bought 3 or 4 of these dash cam mirror in the past years they are excellent i love the wide angle views the front cam and rear camera, recently I bought one again like all tech out of thousands or millions at least one or few will be defective unfortunately i had one of those but customer service reached out to me to help me have a better experience of the product Sophie helped me through the process… i been using the Akaso dash cams since 2017 i think.  ...  "
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" ...  I was skeptical about the setup and operation of the Akaso DL12 Mirror Dash Cam but it's been great!  ...  "
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" ...  This dash cam is great!  ...  "
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" ...  I mounted the rear camera on the headliner pointing through my back window, I can see both sides of my truck, all the way back, and both lanes next to me, there is no risk of me bumping into someone if I look in this mirror and the side view mirrors.  ...  "
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" ...  Dash cam for my motor home. ... Fits the bill perfecty  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a substantial improvement to my previous dash cam which was mounted to my window.  ...  "
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" ...  I have the dash cam for quite a while now.  ...  "
Marketplace
 15
seller, replacement, refund, would, return
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Works as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  I left photos and a video attached!  ...  "
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" ...  I had a problem with my Dl12 and the manufacturer took care of everything.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope the company help me out by fixing them.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivered promptly and in perfect condition.  ...  "
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" ...  I contacted the company and they didn’t hesitate to send me a brand new one.  ...  "
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" ...  I had this for 5 weeks and it worked great and as soon as the Amazon return period was over with.  ...  "
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" ...  So would highly recommend it and the seller.  ...  "
Display
 15
display, mirror, brightness, touch screen, responsive
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  I like the wide angles (front and back).  ...  "
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" ...  Under bright daylight conditions, the display could use a brighter setting.  ...  "
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" ...  This screen is huge!  ...  "
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" ...  The version I just purchased has better functions and resolution.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the display and touchscreen functions, although I need to mention some smaller details about the camera. ... You can turn the led display off, where you could use the camera as an actual mirror.  ...  "
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" ...  - Nice resolution in most lighting  ...  "
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" ...  I set the screen saver timer for one minute.  ...  "
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" ...  Touch screen very responsive compared to other 4K dash cam.  ...  "
Marketplace / Marketplace
 10
company, would, manufacturer, help, contacted
+70%
-30%
comment
" ...  I hope the company help me out by fixing them.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you again!  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  I had a problem with my Dl12 and the manufacturer took care of everything.  ...  "
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" ...  So would highly recommend it and the seller.  ...  "
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" ...  I left photos and a video attached!  ...  "
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" ...  I contacted the company and they didn’t hesitate to send me a brand new one.  ...  "
Body
 8
months, turning
+63%
-38%
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" ...  Amazing product defiantly comes in handy  ...  "
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" ...  -Great mirror size.  ...  "
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" ...  This screen is huge!  ...  "
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" ...  Maybe the connections should become internal and affixed inside the mirror body, and what should be exposed is a dongle for each connection.  ...  "
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" ...  It come with a screen protector already installed.  ...  "
Battery
 8
car, charger, charge, camera, would
+25%
-75%
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" ...  The new DL12 will not turn on or charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Now, I'm checking the camera and it looks a little bit "fatter" than before, so I don't know if the battery is going to blow or what.  ...  "
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" ...  The lithium battery causes the camera to be more prone to failure due to heat.  ...  "
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" ...  Then last week it stopped holding a charge but it would say fully charged then died/ but when plugged in it still dies.  ...  "
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" ...  --The charger was too big for the lighter socket and would always get stuck.  ...  "
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" ...  This was definitely NOT worth the $160 they are charging.  ...  "
Performance
 6
recording, constantly, one, like
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Due to malfunction issues, the camera would stop and start recording, along with turning off and on by itself.  ...  "
comment
" ...  1st one would continue rebooting.  ...  "
comment
" ...  --Video recording would constantly freeze up.  ...  "
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" ...  Now it doesn't record and constantly freezes.  ...  "
Touch
 5
responsive, features, use, touchscreen, touch
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  Touchscreen is very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  - Handy touch screen and voice features  ...  "
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" ...  Touch screen very responsive compared to other 4K dash cam.  ...  "
Software
 5
software, one, would, firmware, device
-100%
comment
" ...  Customer support emails kept telling me to reset it and reinstall the firmware.  ...  "
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" ...  1st one would continue rebooting.  ...  "
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" ...  I begrudgingly replaced it with a new one which worked fine for about 2 months then started acting strange with software issues.  ...  "
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" ...  It has been installed in my car for less than 1 year and the entire time the display would freeze and give an error message before going back to normal.  ...  "
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" ...  Device locks up when the error comes up and power button does not work.  ...  "
Marketplace / Returns
 5
refund, return, get, company, amazon
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  The company reached out to me because of this review and offered me a refund or replacement.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I contacted the company and they didn’t hesitate to send me a brand new one.  ...  "
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" ...  I had this for 5 weeks and it worked great and as soon as the Amazon return period was over with.  ...  "
Connectivity
 5
instead, connector, wired, usb, new
+20%
-80%
comment
" ...  I think the power cord it came with is the wrong size, it won’t seat all the way into the power port on the screen, instead it sticks out so half a millimeter or so of silver is still showing.  ...  "
comment
" ...  That was the main reason I brought this device.  ...  "
comment
" ...  -Outdated power connector. ... Features the old USB 2.0 style connector for power instead of USB-C or micro USB.  ...  "
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" ...  Mine does not, so I need to unplug / plug in when I use it.  ...  "
Cable
 5
car, wires, wired, power, cables
+20%
-80%
comment
" ...  I think the power cord it came with is the wrong size, it won’t seat all the way into the power port on the screen, instead it sticks out so half a millimeter or so of silver is still showing.  ...  "
comment
" ...  When I touched the camera, I noticed that the rearview camera cable was super hot at the connection section, and when I touched that area of the camera was even hotter, so seems that something is going on there.  ...  "
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" ...  -Outdated power connector.  ...  "
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" ...  But this one I need to buy a mount or do something destructive to mount it, then run the wire and hope I can seal it, as I'd I need more trouble and time wasted :-(  ...  "
Battery / Charging
 5
charge, would, new, car, cables
+20%
-80%
comment
" ...  The new DL12 will not turn on or charge.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Then last week it stopped holding a charge but it would say fully charged then died/ but when plugged in it still dies.  ...  "
comment
" ...  --The charger was too big for the lighter socket and would always get stuck.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This was definitely NOT worth the $160 they are charging.  ...  "
Price
 4
price, money, year, want, voice
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Complete waste of money, Do not buy!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Waste of money, stopped working within a year  ...  "
Lagging
 4
recording, constantly, one
-100%
comment
" ...  Due to malfunction issues, the camera would stop and start recording, along with turning off and on by itself.  ...  "
comment
" ...  1st one would continue rebooting.  ...  "
comment
" ...  --Video recording would constantly freeze up.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Now it doesn't record and constantly freezes.  ...  "
Marketplace / Product As Described
 3
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Works as advertised!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I left photos and a video attached!  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  12 meters
Connectivity
GPS:  Yes 
Camera
Video:  Yes 
Display
Resolution:  Full HD 1080p 
Type:  LCD 
Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
LCD
TYPE
12 meters
SIZE
Yes
VIDEO