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Thinkware U1000 4K UHD Single-Channel Dash Cam

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Original price $499.99 CAD
Current price $399.99 CAD
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Thinkware U1000 4K UHD Single-Channel Dash Cam

Voted Best All-Round Dash Cam of the Year by our Dash Cam Experts and Customers.

The Thinkware U1000 delivers sharp native 4K video quality and boasts a comprehensive driver assistance warning system to help keep you safe on the road. Fitted with the latest Super Night Vision technology - use it with the optional CPL filter, 2K QHD rear view camera and hardwiring cable for a complete, best-in-class 24/7 all-round protection.

Front

4K UHD

Built-in GPS

Up to 5GHz Wi-Fi

Cloud Alerts

Parking Mode

Bundle Up & Save

Our BlackboxMyCar Signature Bundles are curated to offer you and your drive the ultimate protection. The BlackboxMyCar Thinkware U1000 Signature Bundle comes with the Thinkware U1000 Front and Rear cameras + essential accessories: BlackboxMyCar PowerCell 8 Battery Pack, Thinkware CPL Filter, backup microSD card, and installation kit.

Superb 4K Resolution with Super Night Vision

The Thinkware U1000 Dual Channel Dash Cam features a 4K Ultra HD at 30FPS front camera that is switchable to 2K QHD at 60fps to deliver crystal-clear, high-quality footage.

Fitted with a 8.24-megapixel Sony STARVIS image sensor for an improved Night Vision mode, the U1000 is capable of recording highest-quality videos in low-light environments such as dark backcountry roads and dim parking lots.

Wide Angle View with Rotating Camera

Front View Camera - 150º

Uncompromised video coverage with the wide viewing angles, so you never miss a moment.

The camera lens is rotatable to accommodate a wide range of windshields and mounting angles.

 

Get 3X Longer Parking Surveillance

The U1000 conserves energy by going on standby when entering Parking Surveillance mode and wakes up to record events triggered by impacts only. With Energy Saving Parking Mode 2.0, you get 3x longer video recording than typical parking mode.

For those looking for the ultimate parking protection, the optional RADAR sensor an extend parking coverage even further while still offering pre-event/buffered footage.

Parking Surveillance mode requires Thinkware Hardwiring Kit, OBD Power Cable, or dash cam battery pack.

NOTE: Certain makes/models of vehicles (BMW specifically) may require an extended hardwiring kit if the fuse box is located in the trunk. Please contact us if you need a hardwiring kit extension service.

Stay On Top Of Hazards Ahead

The Thinkware U1000's internal GPS provides accurate location information while the comprehensive safety camera and driver assistance warning systems help keep you safe on the road.

The Safety Camera Alert function is on continuous alert to warn you of red lights, speed traps and other traffic enforcement cameras.

The Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) can alert you of potential forward collisions, lane departures, and front vehicle departures.

Monitor Your Vehicle At No Additional Cost

Thinkware Cloud mobile app lets you check your vehicle's location and receive geo-fencing and impact notifications directly on your compatible iOS or Android smartphone

With the free Thinkware Cloud and Thinkware app, check your vehicle's location and receive geo-fencing and driving and parking impact notifications directly on your compatible iOS or Android smartphone.

 

Free Thinkware Cloud account included

Videos & Reviews

Sample Footage

Review

Follow-up Review

U1000 Review by Dial2Fast

Installation

Dual-Channel Installation for BMW

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What's Included

  • Front Camera
  • MicroSD Card
  • 12V Power Cable
  • MicroSD Card Reader
  • Cable Clips
  • Spare Mounting Tape
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 1-Year Warranty

Specifications

Resolution (Front)

4K UHD @ 30 FPS

Alt. Resolution

2K QHD @ 60 FPS

GPS

Built-In

Parking Mode

Built-In

G-Sensor

Built-In

Wide-Angle View

150°

Operating Temperature

-10°C - 60°C (14°F - 140°F)

Loop Recording

Yes

Maximum SD Card

128GB

LCD Screen

No

Wi-Fi

Yes

Microphone

Built-In

Speaker

Built-In

File Format

H.265 / .MP4

Country of Origin

South Korea

Warranty

1-Year Manufacturer Warranty

See helpful Thinkware U1000 questions and answers on our FAQ Knowledge Base.

Free Shipping

Free Returns

Lowest Price

5-Star Support

Video Resources

Installation Guides

Customer Reviews

Based on 246 reviews
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E. N. (Carthage, US)
Great Camera Overall

I wanted to write a little longer review since most of the ones I have seen so far are one to two lines. I have had the camera for a few weeks after a hickup with Fedex. The blackboxmycar team was quick to respond and help with that issue. The customer service is why this is the 4th or 5th dash cam I have purchased from this site. Up until now I have stuck with blackvue.
As to the dashcam itself most of what I have to compare with is the blackvue cameras I have owned so keep this in mind:

Pros:
Camera install went well. The camera wire was long enough for my Camry to get to the rear windshield. Took about an hour but most of that time was removing the old camera and prepping/cleaning the area where the cameras would be installed. I took my time to try and get the cleanest install without wires everywhere. The app was great for aligning the camera right where it needs to be. The camera worked well from the start. It starts up immediately and shuts down just as fast when I turn the key off (my DC outlet does not stay on all the time, which is fine for me). I opted for now to not install the hardwire kit, although that was included which I liked. The footage is very clear and unlike the blackvue I replaced, there is no buggy program to view the footage. There are just folders with video files. I had no issue playing back the video without any special programs not already on Windows. The best part about this camera is definitely the quality of the video footage itself. The picture is crystal clear. I played it back on my 4k tv (using it as a wireless display) and it looks like real 4k images. No issue reading plates, making out street signs, or seeing faces of people I pass. Definitely will come in handy in the event of an accident or incident where the footage is needed later. Also a plus over blackvue is that there is nothing to remove to get the micro sd card out. You have to unplug a wire on the blackvue and pop off a side cover. On the thinkware it is right there on the right side. I used a Samsung 128gb micro sd. So far, no issues there. The app works pretty well, and the download speed over the wifi is very quick. You may have to go into your wifi settings to get connected. I recommend either turning the wifi on your phone off when in the vehicle or telling your phone not to auto-connect to the camera wifi if you plan to stream music while driving.
Cons:
The voice feature is very long and very loud. Despite adjusting it to the lowest volume setting, I found this quite annoying to tell me everything the camera is doing. "Connecting to wifi. Connecting to GPS, Starting Recording..." Just tell me that it is recording. That's all I need to know. I turned it off. I did not turn on any of the other features like lane departure and forward collision warning because of the various reviews saying this is annoying as well. Finally, I bought a camera with GPS in it. Although this does track your speed, it is very tiny at the bottom left corner and I have not found a way to increase the size. There is an option to turn it off if you don't want it or to change between MPH and KPH. I think this is something thinkware could probably adjust in a software update in the future.

Overall- despite a few downsides I do recommend this camera. The video quality alone makes it worth the 5 stars and the price tag.

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Gianni P. (Fontana, US)
Great Quality for the Money

Easy to use and amazing quality, plan on getting a Blackvue DR900X on my other car soon so curious to see how they compare, but for the money you can't go wrong with the Thinkware U1000

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George C. (Russellville, US)
Works perfectly with my 2022 Lexus es300 hybrid and OBD-II power adapter.

The included 32Gb microSD card records just over 2 hours. I recommend a 128Gb (max it can use) for trips longer than 4 or 5 hours. The Viewer needs a wide screen, 4k monitor and fast processor to make the most out of the reviewing experience. Also, a USB 3.0+ adapter and available port on your computer to keep the video and data running smoothly.