GIVEAWAY: NextBase 312GW Dash Cam Review

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Nextbase 312GW Dash Cam Review & Giveaway

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Have you ever considered buying a dash cam.

I have, after watching several videos on YouTube involving car accidents and people jumping onto car bonnets and claiming that they had been run over.

I purchased two dash cams “yes two” one for the front and one for the rear window (can’t be to careful)

I also recently found out about one such thing had happened to a elderly neighbour.  A few years ago a car reversed into his car and then a number youths jumped into that car in front and a claim was made on his insurance (he now has a dash cam fitted), but it’s cost him a lot in insurance. Nasty pieces of work doing that o anyone never mind an old chap!

On that note we have been sent a nextbase dash camera for review and I have to say the first impressions of the Nextbase 312GW dash camera out of the box that it feels a quality product and is heavier than my current dash cam which is a GS800L and is approximately 69 grams as apposed to the Nextbase which weighs in at 90 grams.

NextBase 312GW Dash Cam Review Family Clan Blog

About the 312GW

The Nextbase Dash Cam 312GW gives very high quality footage when recording in Full 1080p HD at 30fps (frames per second) The 312GW uses the latest 6G glass in their lenses which provides quality images and the wide 140 degree viewing angle is capable of capturing both sides of the road whilst maintaining image clarity. It’s the first Nextbase model to have built in WiFi, meaning you can quickly transfer footage to review on your smartphone or tablet and then simply share the footage online with the Nextbase app.NextBase 312GW Dash Cam Review Family Clan Blog

The Nextbase 312GW is also one of the first Dash Cams to come with the Click & Go Powered Magnetic Car Mounting system that makes it easy to remove, you just simply slide your Dash Cam onto the mount with the aid of inbuilt magnets and off you go!

The power to the Dash Cam runs through the mount so there is no need to worry about wires and the camera will automatically turn on when you start your vehicle and turn off again when you stop your vehicle. This 312GW also includes a GPS and G force recording system, which can also help to provide important evidence in the event of an accident. By tracking your location you can watch your footage back with speed, location and G force data shown alongside the video. This small and handy Dash Cam can easily be tucked away behind your rear view mirror, ensuring your journeys are captured at all times!

NextBase 312GW Dash Cam Review Family Clan Blog


  • 140 degree wide angle view with full 1080p High Definition recording at 30fps
  • Ultra clear 2.7” LED display for ease of playback and menu selection
  • Six-Element Sharp Lenses made with 6 layers of glass to provide stunning clear images
  • Inbuilt G sensor to record force data
  • SOS data protection prevents the impact/event recording from being deleted
  • Easy to install with 4m 12v power cable and Click & Go window mount included
  • Supports SDHC Micro SD cards up to 32GB

As you can see from the specification the maximum micro SD card that can be used with the dash cam is 32GB which is good for 3.7 hours of recording time.

NextBase 312GW Dash Cam Review Family Clan Blog

  • World’s first dashcam with Powered Magnetic Click & Go car mount for easy installation
  • Inbuilt Wi-Fi to share your footage directly to your smartphone with the Nextbase App
  • GPS receiver and G sensor to record location and force data
  • Ultra clear 2.7 inch 16:9 LED screen for easy playback and menu operation
  • Automatically record whilst driving – your own independent witness in FULL 1080p High Definition
  • Super slim line design – Measures 92 x 56 x 18mm (37mm incl.lens)
  • Instant evidence to support insurance claims to help prove an incident was not your fault
  • 140 degree wide angle view with automatic 1080 High Definition recording at 30 frames per second
  • Six-Element Sharp Lenses made with 6 layers of glass to provide stunning clear images
  • Photo mode allows you to take still images for further evidence
  • Easy to Install with included 12v cigarette power cable and Powered Click & Go window suction mount included
  • SOS data protection prevents the impact/event recording from being deleted
  • Loop recording feature prevents recording from stopping when the SD card is full so you are always recording
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 5.6 x 1.8 cm – 3.7 incl.lens WxHxD
  • Supports SDHC and SDXC Micro SD cards (not included) up to 128GB (with latest Firmware Update)

This would make a perfect gift for the car owner in your family.

Granddad Al


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371 Thoughts to “GIVEAWAY: NextBase 312GW Dash Cam Review”

  1. Mary H

    I once saw a man who was reading something which was balanced on the steering wheel while he was driving down the moroway. I was a passenger at the time so I was able to get a good look. It was a paperback, not a map. My partner was driving and was never so keen to get away from a vehicle on the motorway.

  2. Alexandra A

    I have seen traffic held on a busy road in both directions whilst a mother duck and about 10 of her baby ducklings crossed the road all in a line

  3. Jo Hutchings

    At the moment I’m still learning to drive so I haven’t really seen anything that interesting yet. Other people may find my erratic driving interesting to watch!

  4. Dean T

    Saw a UFO (huge bright light hovering that shot off at speed over the horizon) Worcestershire way one night 2am, bit odd certainly wasnt a copter or a passenger jet

  5. Emma Rawlinson

    Mine seems much more normal than other peoples! We saw a car abandoned on a grass verge amongst some trees

  6. Maureen Quinnell

    a little old dear deciding that the big fire engine with the sirens blaring and blue lights flashing was of no concern to her and pulled out in front of it and dawdled on down the road at 10mph

  7. Matt McAndrew

    I saw a man driving whilst being straddled by a woman. I almost crashed.

  8. David Powell

    Someone walking along leading a reindeer.

  9. Alex McLintock

    Someone deliberately turned round in front of me on the M11 a few weeks back!

  10. Tony Jordan

    Driving home late one night, stopped at lights and somebody knocked on my driver side window, looked to my right to see two women sticking their bare bums against the glass, never been so glad to see a light turn green

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