WOW! Waylens Horizon dashcam for the driving enthusiast

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I came across this new dash/actioncam today. It looks like a very high quality product. 1080p/60, 720p HFR & Slomo, Bluetooth BLE & Wifi, 260dpi oled display for preview and auto gauge use, Customizable overlays with realtime data from wireless OBD-II port. Wireless remote and much more. 10Hz GPS, 9-axis IMU (3-axis gyro, 3-axis accelerometer and a 3-axis magnetometer), Dual microphones for stereo audio and canceling background noise.

https://www.waylens.com/
https://shop.waylens.com/

review from ARStechnica.com
http://arstechnica.com/cars/2016/09/the-waylens-horizon-is-a-dashcam-for-the-driving-enthusiast/

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VERY cool. Didn't really think I wanted a dash cam but I may have to reconsider after seeing this.
 

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Looks cool. The only functionality it's missing is lap timing. With that, it'd be a great (and relatively inexpensive) tool for track days. Without it, it's an expensive dash cam.
 

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GOOD GOD LOOK AT THAT "PRE-ORDER" PRICE!!!!!!!
 

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Is that sample photo actually a stillframe from the dashcam? It looks like it's CG or shot on a DSLR. Amazing quality, longer shutter in the middle of the daytime, amazing dynamic range with shadow and highlight detail...
 

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It basically looks like if you combined Torque Pro & a dash cam.. Super overpriced in my opinion
 

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I liked it until I saw the price. I'll stick with what I already have.

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Price is not bad if it delivers. Remember, you can still pay 4k for some options out there and not get these features.
 

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Me, too!
 

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Price is not bad if it delivers. Remember, you can still pay 4k for some options out there and not get these features.

You can pay for a Stinger even if an STIRO/V1/ALP combo offer more options for half the price... ;)



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So these guys were at SEMA and remembering this post, I was eager to check them out. Taking a look at their cameras in person, I was pretty impressed! Build quality is insane... it's made from metal and glass. It's gorgeous. Way better than the typical plastic you see with most dashcams, even GoPros. It has a bunch of sensors inside the camera plus an OBD-II plug that connects via BT, not to mention a wireless bluetooth button you can use to do things like start/stop recording remotely. It's certainly pricey at $500 ($450 right now for preorder), but if you want the ability to overlay a bunch of cool speed and performance info onto your video footage for track use, to show your pitch and roll when you go off-roading, or just to make your dashcam videos cooler in general (@GA Speed's videos come to mind), it looks to be a great option.

Here's an interview I did with one of the Waylens guys there as I was getting familiar with their system.

https://youtu.be/RW2WUMUd69Y
 

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$449 pre order doesn't seem terrible considering the build and the functionality. I wonder how good the audio is on this? I would jump on it but just had to get my car fixed so maybe another time.
 

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One thing that would bother me about this device is concerns about theft. Right now if someone walks off with my PapaGo the $100 hit wouldn't hurt that bad. But $500 would suck. Especially if they make off with a detector to two.
 

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I'm still waiting for mine on preorder. I hope they fixed the wobbly mount I've seen in some videos.
 

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I'm still waiting for mine on preorder. I hope they fixed the wobbly mount I've seen in some videos.

Thats the only reason im holding off right now, the video i have seen is shaky.. Thx for the video Vortex. ..
But the quality and information you get with this camera is great.. I just want to see more video and reviews before i jump..
 

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Lets wait for Chinese to make some good copies... :D JK...
Probably next year there will be more choices and that will make price go lower...
 

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