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Official product page: Xiaomi 70Mai Dashcam
GearBest product page: Xiaomi 70Mai Dashcam

 

Technical Specs:
• Processor: Mstar MSC8328P
• Sensor: Sony IMX323
• Viewing angle: 130° wide angle, F2.2 Aperture, 4G Glass Lens
• Ring-shaped indicator
• Voice command
• G-Sensor: 3 Axis Gravity Sensor
• Resolution: 1920×1080 30fps
• Supports 16GB-64GB class 10 or higher microSD card
• Built-in WiFi
• Built-in 240mAh battery

 

The box

 

Open box

 

Contents


• Xiaomi 70Mai Dashcam
• USB car charger
• 90° angled micro USB cable 3.5m
• Electrostatic film
• Manual in Chinese

 

Xiaomi 70Mai Dashcam

 

USB car charger

 

90° angled micro USB cable 3.5m

 

Electrostatic film

 

Manual in Chinese

 

Initial firmware out of the box

 

New firmware

 

Test setup

I will be using 64GB Samsung Evo+ UHS-1 for the recordings

 

70Mai Dashcam app

 

The button function

 

Tips, installation, user manual & FAQ

Note – the user manual and FAQ is really a lot to read so I didn’t screenshot the whole thing.

 

Videos
Recorded in 1920×1080 30fps with an overall bit rate of 16.1 Mb/s. Firmware version 1.0.2.

 

Final thoughts
I think this 70Mai dashcam is a super budget dashcam below RM200 (US$50) price range with Sony IMX323 sensor.

The video quality is crisp and clear.

I don’t have the chance to try out the voice command yet as if not mistaken have to be in Mandarin. Will test later when have time.

 

Categories: DashcamXiaomi

18 Comments

Rafal · December 24, 2017 at 11:25 pm

Do u know where i cn finde Firmware version 1.0.2. for it ???

    Jeremy Wong · December 24, 2017 at 11:33 pm

    I got the firmware from the 70Mai Dashcam app

John · January 26, 2018 at 1:09 am

After updated to version 1.0.3, one of the voice command “Jinji luzhe” not working anymore. The other remaining 5 voice commands still work and voice commands simply lost sensitivity even at high sensitivity setting. In stock firmware 1.0.0, all 6 voice commands worked and more sensitive. You have this issue?

    Jeremy Wong · January 26, 2018 at 10:18 am

    I’ve only managed to take pictures using the voice command on fw 1.0.2. Others can’t get to work.

Mike · February 2, 2018 at 9:10 pm

Hi, how can I see the supported command in chinese, so I can try the voice commands with google translate (listen to the command in chinese)? 🙂
Thanks.

    Mike · February 2, 2018 at 9:24 pm

    Or can I update to a english firmware?

    Jeremy Wong · February 5, 2018 at 10:46 am

    Hi Mike,

    Here’s command in Chinese from the app
    http://i63.tinypic.com/fu8idf.jpg

    I need to check if there are commands in English in the latest firmware as this dashcam is on Kickstarter.

      Mike · February 5, 2018 at 4:28 pm

      Hi Jeremy, thanks for the list. Is there any chance to have the list as text? I am asking this because I don’t know chinese and I would need to copy the commands to google translator so it can be spoken in chinese… 🙂

        Jeremy Wong · February 6, 2018 at 2:52 pm

        Here you go:

        take photo – 我要拍照
        video recording – 我要录像
        voice recording ON – 打开录音
        voice recording OFF – 关闭录音
        hotspot ON – 打开热点
        hotspot OFF – 关闭热点

Mike · February 6, 2018 at 9:53 pm

Hi Jeremy, thanks for the text list. I also found where we can download the firmware for this dash cam, just do not know if we can copy the BIN file to the SD card to downgrade or upgrade the firmware.
http://rom-cdn.midrive.com.cn/SD_CarDV_70mai_1_0_0.zip
http://rom-cdn.midrive.com.cn/SD_CarDV_70mai_1_0_1.zip
http://rom-cdn.midrive.com.cn/SD_CarDV_70mai_1_0_2.zip
http://rom-cdn.midrive.com.cn/SD_CarDV_70mai_1_0_3.zip

    Jeremy Wong · February 6, 2018 at 10:00 pm

    I think can as dashcams is updated the same way.

    Jeremy Wong · February 16, 2018 at 1:19 am

    You can got the bin file to the root of the micro sd and insert it to the 70mai and power on to update the firmware

Rudi · February 13, 2018 at 4:38 pm

Have you already figured out how to upload the English language-software?

    Jeremy Wong · February 16, 2018 at 1:21 am

    Haven’t found the English firmware for the 70mai yet. Even the latest 1.0.3 firmware don’t have an option for English.

Fran · February 14, 2018 at 5:41 am

Can we change Chinese language to English by changing the firmware ?

radmannsdorf · February 15, 2018 at 3:51 am

I’m interested in upgrading too! 🙂

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