Our 10 Best Affordable Car Dash Cameras – Top Product Reviwed

To find the affordable car dash cameras, we assembled a list of products, taking a close look at the factors that would make each great for a camping trip or other outdoor adventure, including each product’s overall size, weight, and durability. We compared the products to each other to find out which one was best.

It is important to know all about it to make an informed decision when buying a affordable car dash cameras. This guide will help you understand how to choose a affordable car dash cameras that will meet your needs.

10 affordable car dash cameras: Editor Recommended

10 affordable car dash cameras Review:

1. Dash Cam WiFi FHD 1080P Car Camera, Front Dash Camera for Cars, Mini Dashcams for Cars with Night Vision, 24 Hours Parking Mode, WDR, Loop Recording, G-Sensor, APP, Support 128GB Max

Features :

  • 【FHD 1080P Dash Cam】Recording FHD 1920X1080P/30 fps video with advanced GC CMOS + 150° wide angle + 6G lens, clearly capture the license plates as well as road signs during the day and night. Perfect mini dash camera for cars, truck, SUV, provides the most important evidence for car accidents.
  • 【Built-in 2.4G WiFi & APP Control】This delicated car camera comes with APP for Android or iOS smartphones to get a live stream, download videos, change settings, edit and share your footage simple. Footages can be shared easily to YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, or the social media platform with the tap of a finger, allowing you to share any journey with all of your friends.
  • 【Compact & Super Easy to Install】With slim and compact design (Size: 3.5×1.8×1.4in), the dashcam takes up tiny space in your car, which won’t obstruct your vision while driving. And simple installation and set up with excellent instructions included, no need to worry even for a first time user.
  • 【24 Hours Parking Mode】Mini USB hardwire kit(ASIN: B09JC1CS48, not included) is required for this function. This dashcams will auto switch to parking mode while your car is parked. Collision detection can be triggered by impact or collision, and time lapse recording keeps recording continuously with low power consumption and low frame rate. If your vehicle is involved in a hit while parked, or someone attempts to steal your vehicle, this dash cam will provide around-the-clock protection.
  • 【Seamless Loop Recording & G-sensor】When the storage limit is reached on the memory card, new recordings will automatically overwrite oldest recordings. Triggered by G-sensor, it can automatically detect a sudden shake/collision and lock the footage to prevent the video from being overwrote even in loop recording.
  • 【Heat- Resistant & 128GB Max Support】Made of the high quality PC and ABS materials, the working temperature is from -4℉ to 167℉ (-20℃ to 75℃). With high heat resistance chipset and adhesive pad, the dash camera can work fine and stay attached to windshield even on hot sun. Supports up to 128GB microSD cards. The PNY microSD card (ASIN: B09B1JFY24, not included) is recommended.
  • 【12-Month Warranty & Worry-Free Aftersales】Q3 dashboard camera is backed by a full 1-YEAR WARRANTY. Email our customer care or text us for (Faster Response), and we will answer any of your questions and resolve any ongoing issues as quickly as possible. It comes with a FULL REFUND within 30 DAYS if you meet any problems with the dash cam.

Additional Info :

Color Dark Gray
Item Dimensions
Height 2
Width 1
Length 3
Weight 0.125

2. Dash Cam Front and Rear, SPADE Dual Dash Camera 1080P with 32G SD Card, Waterproof Backup Camera, DVR Car Dashboard Camera 1296P with Night Vision WDR G-Sensor Parking Monitor Loop Recording[Up-Grade]

Features :

  • 【UP-GRADE 3″ FHD 1296P Dash Cam Front and Rear】This dual dash cam equipped with 1296P resolution front camera and waterproof rear camera, which clearly capture the road front and back. 3″ super large IPS display screen can show the real-time image, help you see every details as clear as possible when playing back.
  • 【Super Night Vision and Wide Angle】The dash cam front and rear with 6 pcs IR LED and Wide Dynamic Range, the dash cam with night vision offer crystal and clear video or picture quality by day and night thus ensuring to get you the best footage. Wide-angle front (170°) and rear(130°)camera help reduces the blind spots and captures more details.
  • 【Loop Recording and G-Sensor】The dashcams for cars with sd card has highly-sensitive G-sensor. When the car takes collision, the dash cam will lock the current video to save evidence, it would not be deleted in loop recording mode. After the sd card is full, car camera dash cam will automatically overwrite the oldest videos(unlocked) to ensure the memory card has enough space to save the latest recordings and emergency videos.
  • 【24 Hours Parking Monitor】This dash cam can protect your property when parking. If someone hits your car and impact reaches the G-Sensor Level, then the dash camera will turn ON and record 30s video, then LOCKS IT & SAVES IT. Please note that this function would not work on if you not use a hardwire kit (not included).
  • 【32GB SD Card Include and Effortless Installation】 This dash cam for cars comes with a free 32GB SD card and easy to install and operate. The included suction mount could be easily attached anywhere on your windshield in seconds. The operation is simple and friendly for new users. Just plug in the SD card and connect to the power supply. Please format your SD card before recording. The car camera front and rear will start recording immediately after igniting.
  • 【Customer Satisfaction Guarantee】Before use, please remove the protect paper cover the dashcam lens. We offer lifetime 7*24 hour technical support. This is by far the most powerful guarantee on the market. If you have any queries, please contact us on Amazon or the contact information in the instruction manual. The dashcams covers the functions what you need for daily driving. It’s a decent gift for family and friend

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.787401574
Width 1.968503935
Length 3.149606296

3. 70mai Smart Dash Cam 1S, 1080P Full HD, Smart Dash Camera for Cars, Sony IMX307, Built-in G-Sensor, WDR, Powerful Night Vision

Features :

  • 【1080P Full HD Night Vision & Sony IMX307】The smart dash cam 1S enables you to achieve 1080P Full HD resolution, records every detail on the road for you. Equipped with the Sony IMX307 image processor and F/2.2 aperture, the dash cam is pulled in more light to brighten up low-light scenes, provide you the clear images even in the dim light
  • 【Built-in G-Sensor & Emergency Recording】Equipped with the built-in G-Sensor, the 70mai smart dash cam 1S can automatically record an emergency situation and have the videos saved. All of the emergency videos are safely locked as ‘Event File’ to prevent an overwrite
  • 【Voice Control Dash Cam】To provide you a safe and hands-free using experience, you may use voice commands to use your cam. This car cam recorder can let you easily control it to take pictures and record video just with your voice
  • 【Loop Recording & Evidence Protection】The dash cam automatically overwrites the oldest videos with the latest ones. The videos can be automatically saved and stored locally on a microSD memory card while driving, which ensures the video evidence will be captured and safely secured from overwriting. It supports high-endurance Class 10 (and above) microSD memory cards from 16GB up to 128GB (not included)
  • 【Built-in Wi-Fi & App Control】With built-in WiFi, it can connect to the 70mai App, which simply enables you to watch real-time footage, play recorded videos as well as download files to your phone. Also, this function enabled you to achieve continuous OTA updates by automatically fixing bugs and updating software

Additional Info :

Color Gray
Item Dimensions
Height 1.968503935
Width 6.692913379
Length 7.87401574
Weight 0.5291094288
Release Date 2019-07-24T00:00:01Z

4. 3 Channel Dash Cam Front and Rear Inside, 1080P Dash Camera for Cars, Dashcam Three Way Triple Car Camera with IR Night Vision, Loop Recording, G-Sensor, Parking Monitor, 24 Hours Recording

Features :

  • 【Three Channel Dash Cam for All-Round Protection】M2 dashcam built with a triple channel system, offer 165°Front camera, 160°Cabin Inside the camera, and 160°rear camera. Simultaneously captures video from the front, rear, and cabin of your car as vital evidence for dispute or accident.
  • 【1080P Dash Cam Front and Rear Inside with HD Display】High performance Novatek chipset and Sony Sensor, help deliver smooth 1080P front video + 720P cabin inside video + 720P rear video. 3 Channel Videos are displayed on the IPS screen giving you live time video feedback of 3 sides of your car.
  • 【Dashcam with Super Night Vision & IR Cabin Light】Thanks to f/1.8 big aperture & WDR (wide dynamic range) technology, the M2 car camera performs well in color precision and clarity whether day or night. 4 IR Light face to the cabin, accurately capture the driver and passengers even when the cabin is completely dark, ideal for rideshare drivers such as Uber, Lyft, and Taxi.
  • 【Auto Save the Collision Footage and Loop Recording】Built in Gravity-Shock Sensor, then the dash cam detects a collision or bump happens, the sensor will auto-lock the footage as evidence(protected files). The Loop recording function can overwrite the oldest unprotected files when the SD card is about full.
  • 【Evidence for collisions, theft, and vicious scratch happening after your car is parked.】Parking Monitor: When the dash cam detects a collision happens, it will auto power on then record a protected video (doesn’t need a hardwire kit). 24 Hours recording: the dashcam will go on recording after your car is parked (need connect to hardwire kit, buy extra ASIN B09SPN811C).
  • 【Dash Camera for Cars with Hidden Design & Easy to Install】Unique compact designed car camera, M2 dash camera for cars combine three cameras with a tiny size. Won’t shade your view or distract you whilst driving. With simplified rear camera installation, no need to remove the reversing light, just connect it with the front lens and it can be used.
  • 【Support Up to 64 GB Memory Card】NOTE: SD card is not included in this package. M2 dash camera for cars can support up to 64GB Class 10 U3 speed memory card. Recommend buying extra ASIN B08RG87JN5.
  • 【Worry-Free After-sale Service】Every customer is fully covered by a one-year warranty. We provide 7*24 technical support-respond within 12 hours. You can Email our customer care and we will answer any of your questions and resolve arising issues fast. If you’re having any doubts, it comes with a FULL REFUND within 30 DAYS.

Additional Info :

Color Silver grey
Item Dimensions
Height 1.8
Width 1.9
Length 3.9
Weight 0.4960400895

5. Dash Camera for Cars, Super Night Vision Dash Cam Front and Rear with 32G SD Card, 1080P FHD DVR Car Dashboard Camera with G-Sensor, WDR, Parking Monitor, Loop Recording, Motion Detection 【2022】

Features :

  • 🛍️ 【1080P Full HD Dash Cams with USB Port】Car camera charger with USB port , 👉 no worry about the charging problems of mobile phones/mobile electronic devices even thought using this dual dash cam. Combines the f1.8 aperture and WDR tech, you can playback each clear detail on car dash cam or PC. ( VERY IMPORTANT ) Please do not using our usb cable as the dash cams charger, or maybe lead to the front camera can works but rear camera can not display!
  • 🛍️ 【Car Cameras with 32G SD Card】Dash cam front camera 3 Inches IPS Screen car on-dash mounted cameras with 32GB SD card can endless working under Loop Recording function. 👉 No worry about this dash cam front and rear will full of storage! Dash cam front and back combined with So ny sensor, you will get 30fps videos and 12MP pictures with this dashcams for cars front and rear.
  • 🛍️ 【Wide Angle Front and Rear Dash Cam】Dash cam front camera for car comes with 170°wide field of vision and 140° for dash cam rear. Ultra-wide field of car cameras reduces the blind spots and captures more details, also, 👉 there are 4 lens switching method that you can choose, security camera for car.
  • 🛍️【G-sensor On Car Camera – Dash Cam Front and Rear】Our car safety camera can auto detect and lock the driving recording that we need. Truly restored the driving video/photo with highly sensitivity. 👉 You can also set the camera for car to turn off the screen auto but still keep recording. (30seconds/1Min/2Min)
  • 🛍️【Plug and Play Front Dashcam for Car】You will find that you can easily and securely mount the suction cup to your windshield in seconds. This car dash camera’s operation is still simple and friendly for new users. If you don’t need the Reversing Mode, ther rear camera also can be very easily, just install and hide the wire. 👉 Please note, use the needle to insert the little hole on the ” RES” button, you can rest the factory setting, can fix the freeze /or other little questions well.
  • 🥰 🥰 Installation of Dual Dash Camera – Car Rear Dash Cam Cable : Way 1: Connect the red part of rear camera cable with the positive pole of reversing light, so that it will appear reversing mode when you parking, No recording when you reversing. Way 2: If your car already have built in reversing system monitor, NO NEED TO CONNECT THE RED WIRE, Just wrap it directly with tape. Install and hide the cable is ok! At this period, the rear camera can keep recording at reversing period.
  • 🥰 🥰 Front and rear dash cam with 32G SD Card, already inserted in Dash Car Camera. As a seller of dash cam and suppliers of other car camera sellers, we have collected the earliest data and feedback to upgrade our products, improve problems, and provide a 100-point great after-sales experience. or you can get the longer extension cable for the rear camera if you need it.( it is 6M’s rear cam cable in the package) Please trust us, trust your choice.
  • 🥰 🥰 Some Important Function Settings for this car security cameraon daily use : Select “low” for the gravity sensor level, or turn it off / Loop recording select “3 minutes” / Select “off” for motion detection / Parking monitor select “on”. Promise here: Really 1080P front dash cam. Please note: press “M” button to switch the Vidoe/Photo/Playback 3 Mode.
  • 🥰 🥰 As a supplier of dash dual cams, we have had feedback like this: the rear camera does not display/how to turn off the sound/how to play the rear mirror file or play it on the computer (1:something wront with the installation, please email the user munal’s mailbox. 2: press “down button” speedly turn on/off the audio. 3: Long press “up/down button” to switch the Rront and Rear recording file when you on playback mode, A20 car dash camera Support: MOV computer playback Format)
  • 🥰 🥰 About the Battery: all the battery of car dash cam in the market, only support auto turn on and recording a short time for the urgent situation when you parking. Need to plug the dual dash cams charger all the time. Do not use the free USB Cable as the Charger, the cable and the USB card reader only used to connect with your computer and playback the recording file.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.5118110231
Width 1.968503935
Length 3.543307083

6. Wyze Cam v3 with Color Night Vision, Wired 1080p HD Indoor/Outdoor Security Camera, 2-Way Audio, Works with Alexa, Google Assistant, and IFTTT, 1-Pack

Features :

  • Color night vision: An all-new Starlight Sensor records night time video in full, vivid color. The Starlight Sensor can see full color in environments up to 25x darker than traditional video cameras and the new f/1.6 aperture captures 2x more light.
  • Indoor/Outdoor: Wyze Cam v3 is a wired video camera with an IP65 rating so you can confidently install it outside in the rain or inside in the kids’ room. Wyze Outdoor Power Adapter (sold separately) required for outdoor use. Phone Compatibility – Android 5.0+, iOS 9.0+.
  • Motion & Sound detection: Wyze Cam records video when motion or sound is detected and sends an alert straight to your phone. Motion Detection Zones and custom settings allow you to adjust the sensitivity of detection or turn it off completely.
  • 24/7 Continuous Recording: Continuous video recording with a 32GB MicroSD card (sold separately). Just insert the MicroSD into the base of the Wyze Cam and you’re all set.
  • IFTTT certified connect all of your different apps and devices. When you sign up for a free account, you can enable your apps and devices to work together.

Additional Info :

Color White
Item Dimensions
Height 3.93
Width 2.24
Length 2.51
Weight 0.47
Release Date 2021-02-19T00:00:01Z

7. Dual Dash Cam 1080P with 64GB SD Card, Dash Cam Front and Rear, Dash Camera for Cars, 4″ Display, Night Vision, Parking Mode, 170° Wide Angle, WDR, 24 Hour Parking Mode, Loop Recording

Features :

  • 【DUAL DASH CAM】:1080P dual-channel dash cam front and rear provide you with dual functions of driving record and reversing assistance. 170° ultra-wide-angle lens easily covers the visual field of view and captures images as important evidence in disputes or accidents.
  • 【SUPER NIGHT VISION/WDR】:6-piece all-glass ultra-clear lens is equipped with F2.0 ultra-large aperture, the amount of light entering is three times higher than that of ordinary dash cam, and the picture quality is clearer and more delicate. WDR wide dynamic super night vision, even at night, this dash camera for cars can clearly capture the image of the license plate and other road conditions.
  • 【SD CARD/LOOP RECORD】:Exbrill car camera has loop recording function, when the SD card is full, the car dash cam will automatically overwrite the oldest video to ensure continuous recording. At the same time, Exbrill team has prepared a 64GB SD card for you, which will be delivered to you along with the product.
  • 【EASY-TO-INSTALL CAMERA FOR CAR】This dash cam adopts stick-type installation, which can be installed on the front window of the car very conveniently, at the same time, it is small in size and will not block your sight. Since the car dash cam is powered through the cigarette lighter interface, it will automatically turn on and record automatically when your car starts.
  • 【24 HOURS PARKING MONITOR/INTELLIGENT ACCIDENT MONITORING】:If someone hits your car, the camera will turn on and record 1 minute of video, then lock and save it. It requires connecting the dash cam to an external power source when in use (3-lead hardware kit, not included).

Additional Info :

Color Black

8. 70mai Dash Cam Lite, 1080P Full HD, Smart Dash Camera for Cars, Sony IMX307, Built-in G-Sensor, 130° Wide Angle FOV, WDR, Night Vision, Loop Recording

Features :

  • 【Ultra 1080P Full HD Video】The 70mai dash cam has 1080P HD picture quality to clearly capture license plates, road signs and preserve more detailed evidence. This means that you can immerse yourself in your journey and record video just as you see it in your eyes
  • 【Enhanced Night Vision With Sony Image Sensor】Equipped with the Sony image sensor, this car dash cam can power high-quality performance in any lighting conditions. With the WDR (Wide Dynamic Range) technology, the 70mai Dash cam Lite solves the problem of underexposure or overexposure in both dark and bright light environments, which solidly provides stable performance even at night, that car camera is your loyal car guard
  • 【Instant Evidence Straight to Your Phone】70mai APP needs to be used with the hotspot pairing feature enabled by the camera. After connecting, dash cam Lite all seamlessly transmits live feeds to your phone (remote operation is not supported), so video evidence is always at a glance if you need it
  • 【Video Evidence for Potential Safey Risks】With an integrated G-sensor with adjustable sensitivity, Dash Cam automatically locks on live video in case of collision or crash. The accident scene can be authentically recreated for your peace of mind. (Required with a hardwire kit and parking monitor mode active, not included)
  • 【Automatically Overwriting With Loop Recording】The dash cam automatically overwrites the oldest videos with the latest ones. The videos can be automatically saved and stored locally on a microSD memory card while driving, which ensures the video evidence will be captured and safely secured from overwriting. It supports high-endurance Class 10 (and above) microSD memory cards from 16GB up to 128GB (not included)

Additional Info :

Color Lite
Item Dimensions
Height 0.71
Width 2.09
Length 3.44

9. iiwey T1-pro Dash Cam Front and Rear Inside 3 Channel 1080P, Adjustable Lens Dash Camera for Cars with 8 IR Lamps Night Vision, Three Ways Triple Car Camera, Loop Recording, G-Sensor, Parking Monitor

Features :

  • 【Adjustable Triple Lens】T1-pro dash cam provides three channels recording simultaneously. Thanks to the switchable lens, three lens can be used to record “front inside and rear” OR “left right and rear”, which can be chosen by yourself. Both left and right channels have 170°wide degree, all of the details being captured plus the 140°rear camera.
  • 【Superior Night Vision with 8 IR Lamp】The left and right camera both has 4 IR lamps. Equipped with F1.8 aperture and Upgraded sensor, dash cam can ensure super clear image at night. Even it’s totally dark, it will show the image (In black and white mode). Protect your car at any time. A good choice for Uber, Taxi driver
  • 【Dual 1080P with Upgraded Sensor】Upgraded Novatek chipset and Upgraded Sensor, which can support the videos record 1080P left + 1080P right + VGA rear simultaneously. 3 videos will display on the screen at the same time, providing the whole views around the car.
  • 【Loop-recording and Auto Lock Collision Videos】The dash cam will simultaneously record, the newest video will replace the oldest one(Locked video will not be replaced). Built in G-sensor function, the dash cam can lock the video automatically when there is an emergency situation (Like collision or crash). Also, you can lock the videos manually if you think it’s important.
  • 【Brilliant Parking Monitoring】When you park the car, the camera lens can adjust to left and right view. It will provide the side view of car, no worry your car will be scratched on the side. The dash cam automatically powers on (Three cameras will turn on together) and starts recording, thus providing you a video evidence if your car is scratched by someone in parking. We recommend to use the hard wire kit (Asin: B07Q29JZZY) installing your dash cam to make the dash cam 24 hours working for you.
  • 【Note】T1-pro dash cam supports 32GB-128GB SD card. The SD card needs to purchase separately. Recommend to buy Class 10 U3 speed memory card. The rear camera is 6 meters long, which can fit for most of the cars, if you have a long car, then you can buy the extension cable(asin:B091C5K47J)
  • 【Worry-Free After Sale】We provide 12 months warranty and 30 days money back. If you have any questions regarding your product, please do not hesitate to contact us at customer care email, or drop us a message through the message chat box in amazon, we will respond immediately.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.2
Width 2.3
Length 0.8

10. Dash Cam Front and Rear CHORTAU Dual Dash Cam 3 inch Dashboard Camera Full HD 170° Wide Angle Backup Camera with Night Vision WDR G-Sensor Parking Monitor Loop Recording Motion Detection

Features :

  • ★【Dash Cam Front and Rear】This dual dash cam equipped with 1080P resolution front camera and waterproof rear camera.The car dashcam with 6 pcs IR LED and Wide Dynamic Range, the front camera captures the license plates and road signs clearly even at night, thus ensuring to get you the best footage. Wide-angle front (170°) and rear(130°)camera help eliminate the blind spots of your vision.
  • ★【Loop Recording & Emergency Accident Locks】Seamless loop recording overwrites the old footage with new content when the card is full. Variable sensitivity G-Sensor automatically detects a sudden collision and immediately saves the relevant footage and locks it to SOS file. Thus preventing any overwriting and thereby protecting your video evidence. Keep you away from driving disputes. This dashboard camera supports up to 32GB of micro SD card (NOTE: card NOT included in package).
  • ★ 【Dash Cams with Parking Mode】The dash cams automatically powers on and starts recording as soon as impact is detected, thus providing you a video evidence if your car is scratched by someone in parking. Hence ensuring your peace of mind with complete 24×7 monitoring of your car.We suggest some important function settings for your daily using: G-Sensor level choose” low” , or turn off; loop recording choose “3 minutes”; motion detection choose “off” ; parking monitor choose “On”.
  • ★【Easy Installation & Use】This dash camera is very easy to install and operate with reference pictures in our user manual.Just insert SD card (not included) and connect to the power supply. The car dash camera will start recording immediately after igniting, shut down and save the video when you shut off the engine. Please download “User guide” in product page if you need more details of operation & installation instruction.
  • ★【For ever after-sales support 】CHORTAU is a remarkable company and believes in driving innovations to add value to our customers. We offer for ever after sales suppor for this dual dash cam, 7*24 hours technical support. If you have any queries of this dashcam,please reach our customer service team .

Additional Info :

Color black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.6
Width 1.6
Length 3
Weight 0.4

How To Choose Your affordable car dash cameras

If you want to purchase products like the affordable car dash cameras, you need to follow a buying guide. Some features need to tick your product before buying. Let’s take a look at them:

  • Price: Online purchase has been renowned for offering items at the best possible prices. As such places have networks with many dealers and manufacturers, sellers offer the best deals. Moreover, there are no intermediaries, which lessens the additional costs.
  • Reliability: As online stores portray customer reviews,  purchasing them boosts reliability. If faced with any defect, there is a scope for you to change. Some stores have excellent customer service, pushing you to buy from there.
  • Convenience: Who does not love convenience? Having everything as per your wish is something to die for. Buying a product from an online store is such. You do not have to worry about the time, the place, or the crowd. Everything happens when you want it and how you want it.
  • Functionality: Check out your affordable car dash cameras functionality when you buy it. An easy way to do that would be to check the specs. Remember, the more vast the specs, the greater your product’s functionality.

What to look for when buying the affordable car dash cameras?

The products in the market are manifold. The variety of products is so high that it may be confusing to choose the right one for you. This is why we have created this guide for you to help you pick the right affordable car dash cameras easily.

1. The authenticity of the Online Shop Website 

I did mention earlier that shopping online is very convenient yet it’s tough to know whether the shop is genuine. Everyone can seem to create an online shop with a couple of photos and prices just to be seen as legitimate. To know whether it’s genuine, make sure to look for the following:

  • Contact Details — make sure to contact them first before buying to ensure that there would be someone to attend to you and you can understand further about their service.
  • Website Layout – browse and feel if the site looks professional. How’s the quality of the images and more, that you can potentially find from the content of the website itself.
  • Website Encryption — when buying from a secure website, you’ll always see the following in the address bar:

The padlock icon in the URL bar and the “s” in the “https://” means that your communication within the website and your computer are secured and encrypted online transactions.

2. Product Details 

There are many important factors that you always have to look at. Especially if it’s something, you’re going to wear or even consume. It can be material type, ingredients, benefits, sizes, etc. The more product details, the better.

3. Compare Prices of Similar Products 

If you’re not a frequent online shopper, you might find few items with good deals. But don’t let these deals trap you, do make sure to compare prices first of the similar products to other online shops. With so many online shops offering the same items, you’ll be shocked that some of them sell at a higher price than they are supposed to. There are so many websites out there that can help you check and compare prices.

4. Returns, Cancellations, and Refunds Policies 

It is a very important part to know when buying items online. It’s good to know how the company handles returns or cancellations of items and whether there would be any refunds in any case. Purchasing online will always be risky because we usually cannot verify the quality of the items. Therefore, having the knowledge if there would be a refund will be a great point to consider if the items won’t be the same as expected.

5. Shipping 

While online shopping has made it easier for us to purchase anything we want worldwide, sometimes it can also be tricky. Say the shipping, if we bought it locally – usually will only take a few days but if we bought it from the international shop – then likely we have to wait for more than weeks, which I believe we don’t have an issue with that especially if we’re informed for the estimated delivery date. But it’s a matter of what if they ship it to the wrong address or there would be a longer wait than expected. Another thing that we’re also particular with especially buying international items would be the shipping fee – most of us don’t mind buying more to get free shipping. And there are just some of the online shops’ techniques to encourage customers to buy more and think that we’re saving money for the shipping fee. Lastly not to forget to have the tracking number of monitoring the progress of the delivery of your item.

6. Secured Payment Method 

this is the most crucial part when purchasing online; sharing your credit/debit card details. Options to pay via credit card, debit card, and Paypal or other Third-Party payments are considered secure. Also, try not to make any online purchase when using public wi-fi or mobile apps connected to a public hotspot – it can be potentially easy for hackers to steal your information.

7. Be alert for Scams and Fraud 

This never-ending story through calls, emails, and even contacting us through social media for these people to try to steal our information. Be wary and do necessary actions if you think you’ve encountered these tactics. Don’t open any suspicious links, don’t easily provide your particulars over the phone, make sure to ask a couple of questions to verify whether the call is not a fraud/scam. Check the person’s identity through other social media accounts if he/she exists. If you experience scamming, make sure to call your bank and police if needed. And do check your bank statement often, especially if you frequently buy online.

8. Customer Reviews 

Finally, to check the reviews. How can we know that the reviews are not fake ones? Thanks to social media, these online shops nowadays have their social media accounts. That’s the best place to try to contact them and view more real/organic customer reviews. This is also perfect for reaching out to those who tagged the shop and understanding their experience. On that, you’ll have a more secure feeling before buying items online.

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