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> Thinkware F800 Pro, The new King of the Beast dashcam! (Review)

blurjoey
post Dec 28 2017, 10:42 AM, updated 2 months ago

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Author's Note: The original review is found at jwtech, please head to the site to show us your support as well. Click here to view all my product reviews!

Note - I can't upload all of the pictures due to this review have 100+ pictures. Please visit my full review here - Thinkware F800 Pro


Well, I finally bought this Thinkware F800 Pro from Sicurez Technologies – Thinkware Malaysia Exclusive Dealer after reviewing the Thinkware F770.
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Thinkware product page: F800 Pro
Sicurez Technologies product page: F800 Pro


Technical Specs:
• Ambarella A12A55
• Sensor for front & rear: Sony Exmor R CMOS 2.13M IMX291
• Viewing angle: 140° wide angle lens view for front & rear
• 3-Axis Accelerometer G-Sensor (3D, ±3G)
• Resolution: front & rear – Full HD (1920×1080) @ 30fps
• Support up to 128GB microSD card (F800 Pro only)
• Built-in GPS
• Built-in Wi-Fi
• Built-in super capacitor
• Safety Camera Alert
• Road Safety Warning System: Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Front Collision Warning System (FCWS), Urban Front Collision Warning System (uFCWS) and Front Vehicle Departure Warning (FVDW)
• Time lapse & motion detection parking mode
• Super Night Vision 2.0
• Advanced Video Clear Technology
• Geo-Fencing (F800 Pro only)
• Locate Vehicle (F800 Pro only)
• Driving Impact Notification (F800 Pro only)
• Energy Saving Parking Mode (F800 Pro only)
• Thinkware Cloud (F800 Pro only)
• Can disable parking mode timer cutoff. If using a battery pack, the voltage cutoff (battery protection) can also be turned off. (F800 Pro only)


F800 Pro box
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Open box
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Contents
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• F800 Pro
• Tape mount
• Cable holder x3
• Hardwire kit
• USB micro SD card reader
• Spare mounting tape
• Quick start guide
• Customer service info


F800 Pro
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Tape mount
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Cable holder & spare mounting tape
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USB micro SD card reader
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Hardwire kit
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Quick start guide & customer service information
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Rear camera box
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Open box
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Contents
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• Rear camera
• Rear camera cable
• Installation guide


Rear camera
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Rear camera cable
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Installation guide
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F800 Pro & rear cam
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Thinkware 64GB microSD UHS1 MLC card
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Thinkware Cloud for F800/F800 Pro app
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Videos
Recorded in 1920×1080 30fps with an overall bit rate of 11.2 Mb/s with Super Night Vision 2.0 disabled.




























Final thoughts
This F800 Pro is the new King of the Beast with improved ADAS functions from the F770 to be more accurate and cloud functions. Never regretted getting this F800 Pro.

Favorite feature is the new is the Front Vehicle Departure Warning (FVDW).

The Safety Camera Alert feature is coming to Malaysia very soon. Can’t wait.

Note - I can't upload all of the pictures due to this review have 100+ pictures. Please visit my full review here - Thinkware F800 Pro

This post has been edited by blurjoey: Jan 19 2018, 11:48 AM
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post Dec 28 2017, 11:39 AM

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Already alot pictures. How much ? Quality video seems soso
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post Dec 28 2017, 11:48 AM

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QUOTE(Left4Dead2 @ Dec 28 2017, 11:39 AM)
Already alot pictures. How much ? Quality video seems soso
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Yeah, video quality does look so so for a flagship. Why?
blurjoey
post Dec 28 2017, 01:54 PM

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QUOTE(Left4Dead2 @ Dec 28 2017, 11:39 AM)
Already alot pictures. How much ? Quality video seems soso
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QUOTE(JayceOoi @ Dec 28 2017, 11:48 AM)
Yeah, video quality does look so so for a flagship. Why?
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F800 Pro is RM2299 with 16GB & installations. I upgraded to 64GB for extra RM250.

Actually, the video quality of the F800 Pro is not one of the best in the world. Hopefully, this will improve in the later firmware.

Personally, I think the F770 video quality is better as it's more stable as it's a 2 years old model than the recently released F800 series. Viofo A119/A119S also has good video quality.

But don't judge the F800 Pro based on the video quality alone.

Thinkware also has one of the best automatic parking modes which Korean dashcams are famous for. Improved ADAS features which are more accurate than the F770 and Cloud functions which are coming to Malaysia next year.

The F800 Pro has Sony Starvis IMX291 sensor on both front and back cameras which is one of the factors that I put some considerations into also when upgrading from my Viofo A119S which also uses Sony Starvis IMX291 sensor.

This post has been edited by blurjoey: Dec 28 2017, 02:41 PM
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post Jan 3 2018, 05:31 PM

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hi boss....do they do installation as well? total price? where is their physical shop to do it? thx
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post Jan 3 2018, 09:51 PM

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QUOTE(kinwawa @ Jan 3 2018, 05:31 PM)
hi boss....do they do installation as well? total price? where is their physical shop to do it? thx
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Yes they do.

Please contact https://www.sicurez.com.my/ for their installer locations
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post Jan 14 2018, 10:01 PM

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QUOTE(blurjoey @ Dec 28 2017, 10:42 AM)
Author's Note: The original review is found at jwtech, please head to the site to show us your support as well. Click here to view all my product reviews!

Note - I can't upload all of the pictures due to this review have 100+ pictures. Please visit my full review here - Thinkware F800 Pro
Well, I finally bought this Thinkware F800 Pro from Sicurez Technologies – Thinkware Malaysia Exclusive Dealer after reviewing the Thinkware F770.
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Thinkware product page: F800 Pro
Sicurez Technologies product page: F800 Pro
Technical Specs:
• Ambarella A12A55
• Sensor for front & rear: Sony Exmor R CMOS 2.13M IMX291
• Viewing angle: 140° wide angle lens view for front & rear
• 3-Axis Accelerometer G-Sensor (3D, ±3G)
• Resolution: front & rear – Full HD (1920×1080) @ 30fps
• Support up to 128GB microSD card (F800 Pro only)
• Built-in GPS
• Built-in Wi-Fi
• Built-in super capacitor
• Safety Camera Alert
• Road Safety Warning System: Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Front Collision Warning System (FCWS), Urban Front Collision Warning System (uFCWS) and Front Vehicle Departure Warning (FVDW)
• Time lapse & motion detection parking mode
• Super Night Vision 2.0
• Advanced Video Clear Technology
• Geo-Fencing (F800 Pro only)
• Locate Vehicle (F800 Pro only)
• Driving Impact Notification (F800 Pro only)
• Energy Saving Parking Mode (F800 Pro only)
• Thinkware Cloud (F800 Pro only)
• Can disable parking mode timer cutoff. If using a battery pack, the voltage cutoff (battery protection) can also be turned off. (F800 Pro only)


F800 Pro box
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Open box
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Contents
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• F800 Pro
• Tape mount
• Cable holder x3
• Hardwire kit
• USB micro SD card reader
• Spare mounting tape
• Quick start guide
• Customer service info
F800 Pro
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Tape mount
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Cable holder & spare mounting tape
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USB micro SD card reader
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Hardwire kit
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Quick start guide & customer service information
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Rear camera box
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Open box
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Contents
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• Rear camera
• Rear camera cable
• Installation guide
Rear camera
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Rear camera cable
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Installation guide
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F800 Pro & rear cam
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Thinkware 64GB microSD UHS1 MLC card
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Thinkware Cloud for F800/F800 Pro app
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Videos
Recorded in 1920×1080 30fps with an overall bit rate of 11.2 Mb/s with Super Night Vision 2.0 disabled.
























Final thoughts
This F800 Pro is the new King of the Beast with improved ADAS functions from the F770 to be more accurate and cloud functions. Never regretted getting this F800 Pro.

Favorite feature is the new is the Front Vehicle Departure Warning (FVDW).

The Safety Camera Alert feature is coming to Malaysia very soon. Can’t wait.

Note - I can't upload all of the pictures due to this review have 100+ pictures. Please visit my full review here - Thinkware F800 Pro
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safety camera alert feature is the geo fencing?
do they provide installation at Penang? thanks.
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post Jan 14 2018, 10:49 PM

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QUOTE(vez @ Jan 14 2018, 10:01 PM)
safety camera alert feature is the geo fencing?
do they provide installation at Penang? thanks.
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Safety camera alert and geo-fencing are 2 different features.

I don't think they have installers in Penang yet. But if you're the DIY type, it takes about an hour to a few hours to install.
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post Jan 19 2018, 01:21 PM

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Added a video for LDWS and FCWS
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post Mar 29 2018, 12:13 PM

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bro the rear camera is the same as the front?? the rear camera video quality look really bad...
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nice review bro..
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post Mar 29 2018, 02:58 PM

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QUOTE(t3n @ Mar 29 2018, 12:13 PM)
bro the rear camera is the same as the front?? the rear camera video quality look really bad...
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Both are 1080p using Sony Starvis sensor. Anyway, I think the angle of the rear windscreen will also play as a factor.

This post has been edited by blurjoey: Apr 6 2018, 12:05 AM
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post Mar 30 2018, 05:28 PM

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QUOTE(Left4Dead2 @ Dec 28 2017, 11:39 AM)
Already alot pictures. How much ? Quality video seems soso
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i agree, particularly at night. seems xiaomi one is better. but day quality is comparable. thats nice.
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post Apr 6 2018, 12:07 AM

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QUOTE(Rhetoric @ Mar 30 2018, 05:28 PM)
i agree, particularly at night. seems xiaomi one is better. but day quality is comparable. thats nice.
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I think now lies with the firmware updates and hopefully, Thinkware can get it to F770's level of quality. But I think the Sony Starvis might be hard to fine tune.



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