Updated 30 Nov 2016

Navman

MiVue 698

Snapshot: The Navman MiVue 698 HD dashcam has a parking mode and a 1020p rear camera. But was its image quality up to scratch?

MiVue 698
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$499

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Test results

Overall score
62
Daylight
?/10
Artificial light
?/10
Low light
?/10
Angle of view
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • OK picture in daylight.
  • Good angle of view.
  • OK to use.
  • Has rear camera.
  • Detects impacts.
  • Has parking mode.
  • Records GPS location and speed.
  • Can take still photos.

But

  • Just OK picture in artificial light.
  • Poor picture in low light.

First Look review

We’ve also trialled the Navman MiVue 698 and despite its test score, it’s still one of the best dashcams we tested. Our First Look has more info.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Daylight picture (30%) was assessed outdoors on a sunny day.
Picture in artificial light (10%) was assessed in a well-lit covered car park (approximately 500-1000 lux).
Picture in low light (10%) was assessed with the subject lit by headlights (approximately 50 lux).

Picture quality was assessed while the vehicle was stationary and moving. We looked for clarity of image, detail, any blurring from vibration, and how well colours were represented.

Angle of view (30%) includes vertical and horizontal coverage.
Ease of use (20%) includes installation, set-up, ease of mounting and removing the camera, adjusting settings and viewing recordings.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$499

Features

Mount
Suction
Memory card
Micro SD
Card included
No
Built-in display
2.7
Vertical resolution
1296
Rear camera (resolution)
Yes (1080p)
GPS location and time
Yes
GPS navigation
No
Automatic start
Yes
Impact detect
Yes
Parking mode
Yes
Still photos
Yes
Sound recording
Yes

More Info

Notes
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Availability
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