Thank you VicoVation and De Bass Marketing Sdn Bhd for sending over the VicoVation Opia1 for review.

Official product page: VicoVation Opia1

 

Technical Specs:
• Processor: Novatek 96663
• Sensor: Sony Starvis IMX291 2Mega-Pixel BSI CMOS
• Viewing angle: 145° wide angle, F/1.4 Aperture, 7G Glass Mega Pixel Lens
• 2.0″ TFT LCD Screen
• G-Sensor: 3 Axis Gravity Sensor
• Resolution: 1920×1080 60/30fps, 1280×720 60/30fps
• Support up to 128GB microSD card
• Built-in 802.11n WiFi
• Built-in super capacitor

Optional Accessories
• Vico-Power PLUS (Unlocks full automatic Smart Parking Surveillance 2.0)
• Opia Quick Release Mount
• 52mm CPL Filter (Installed on Quick Release Mount)
• GPS Mouse (Unlocks LDWS/FCWS/Current Speed & GPS overlay)

 

The box

 

Open box

 

Contents


• Opia1
• Tape mount
• Suction mount
• Car charger 4 meters
• User manual in English and Chinese
• Warranty card

 

Opia1

 

Tape mount

 

Suction mount

 

Car charger

 

User manual

 

Warranty card

 

Initial firmware out of the box

 

Updated firmware

Vico-Opia1 New FW V1.4E(2017.NOV)

Improvements:
1. Multi-Language Added.
2. New Added Function: Vico-Tag (Customized Text-Overlay on Video)
3. Improve Audio Recording Quality

 

Test setup

Will be using 64GB Samsung Evo Plus UHS-3 for the recordings

 

OpiaViewer

 

Videos
Recorded in 1920×1080 60fps with an overall bit rate of 20.4 Mb/s.

 

Final thoughts
Finally got a chance to review a VicoVation dashcam!

The videos from the OPIA1 offers more detail and better exposure if compared to the Viofo A119S which uses the same Sony Starvis IMX291 sensor due to the Opia1 using Novatek 96663 processor unlike the Novatek 96660 processor used on the Viofo A119S.

Wished I had the Vico Power Plus so that I can test the parking mode.

Opia1 it’s one of the only devices that offers a swiveling mount, capacitor-based, WiFi connectivity, 1080p 60fps recording, and automatic parking mode.


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