Viofo A119 review unit from gearbest

Viofo product page: Viofo

Currently, Banggood have 20% off coupon for the Viofo A119

 

Specifications and features list:
• Novatek 96660 chipset
• OmniVision OV4689 image sensor
• 2 inch TFT screen
• 160 degree viewing angle, 6G F1.8
• Resolution: 2560×1440 30fps; 1920×1080 60fps; 1920×1080 30fps
• Support up to 64GB microSD card
• WDR
• Super Capacitor
• Supports GPS with GPS mount

 

The Box

 
Open box

 
Contents
20160722_145647 • A119
• Mini USB Cable 3 meters
• Mini USB Short Cable
• 2 port USB Car Charger
• 1 x nylon string
• GPS Mount with 3M double sided tape
• Non-GPS Mount with 3M double sided tape
• 5 x Cable Clip
• Spare 3M double sided tape
• Manual in English

 

A119

 
A119 movable lens

 
GPS mount

 
Non-GPS mount

 
A119 with GPS mount

 
2 port USB charger

 
Firmware version that came preloaded with the A119

20160723_130443

 

Siblings – A119 & A118C

 
Setup

 

Videos
Day

Night

Night with Beta Firmware 0805

Evening with Beta Firmware 0805

Viofo A119 Wet & Hazy Morning 1 with Beta Firmware v0813

Viofo A119 Wet & Hazy Morning 2 with Beta Firmware v0813

Night with Firmware v0829

The Viofo A119 has become my daily driver after my Dome D201.

 

Firmware updates

Latest A119 firmware is released, the version number is V3.3, below is the download link:

[URL=http://support.viofo.com/support/solutions/articles/19000019600-viofo-a119-car-dash-camera-firmware]Viofo Link[/URL]

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/22493212/A119/firmware/FWBA119.bin

Change log:

1. Added: Parking mode feature
2. Added: Lock the previous file while the button pressed in the begin of 15s of current file
3. Improved: Change the sound for taking screen shot while pressing the menu button
4. Improved: One click to stop recording, mute/unmute while in screen save mode
5. Improved: No embed GPS info in the movie while GPS feature disabled.
6. Fixed: Screen on issue while detected on detection in screen save mode

How to update:

Please do the following to upgrade the dash cam

If your camera firmware version is V1.1 or earlier, please upgrade the loader LDBA119.bin first.

If you have already installed the V2.0 firmware, not necessary to upgrade the loader, please ignore the #3–#6 steps.

From V1.4 firmware, the firmware will be automatically deleted from Micro SD card after upgrade completed.

Use max. 32GB card formatted by camera or on computer as FAT32
Insert card in camera and connect it to computer using USB cable
Copy just the LDBA119.bin on the root of the card
After LDBA119.bin is copied to the card disconnect the camera from computer
Reconnect the camera to your computer and wait few seconds until you can choose Mass Storage from camera menu
Delete LDBA119.bin from the card using your PC and
Copy the FWBA119.bin file on the root of the card
Reconnect the camera to your computer and wait more seconds until you can choose Mass Storage from camera menu, the front red LED will be blinking while upgrading.

Now you can disconnect the camera from PC and enjoy new A119 implementations.

 

The latest batches of A119 now have the grooves on the lens cover for the CPL filter

 

 
A119 V2 with new connection system on the A119 and the GPS mount. This will fix the auto power off issue.

 

Photos are taken from dashcamtalk.com forum by CaptureYourAction

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