Cobra Releases the DualPro 360

Cobra has just released a new radar detector called the Cobra DualPro 360 ($449).

Cobra DualPro 360 radar detector

Cobra DualPro 360

If it looks familiar, you’re right. It’s essentially a Beltronics GT-360 (which is itself a repackaged Max360) with directional arrows to help it locate the threat.

Beltronics GT-360

Beltronics GT-360

Because of this, it should actually be a good performing radar detector from Cobra, despite Cobra being known for making low quality detectors. Once again, Escort is reusing the same underlying platform used in their existing products, making a few small changes, and releasing it under a different brand as a different product.

Cobra DualPro 360 on Windshield

WiFi?

Now when the detector was originally announced, Cobra stated that it had WiFi like the Max360c.

Cobra DualPro 360 listed with WiFi

That was pretty interesting because it means this detector actually is improving upon the GT-360. However, it turns out that was a marketing error and they have since changed their website and removed the references to WiFi.

Cobra DualPro 360 without WiFi

Without that feature, that means it’s literally a Beltronics GT-360 with a different name and rose colored trim instead of bronze. It also connects to Cobra iRadar instead of Escort Live (basically the same thing and the two apps share alerts), so it’s basically a relaunched GT-360. Because of this, if you want a detailed look at the detector, you can simply check out my Beltronics GT-360 review.

Cobra DualPro 360 Overview

Anyways, since the detector is essentially a Beltronics GT-360 (which has since been discontinued), we pretty much know most everything about the DualPro 360 that replaces it. Here’s an overview of the highlights:

  • Great performance, comparable to the Escort Max360 and Max360c
  • Very good BSM filtering
  • Automatic GPS lockouts (a first for a Cobra radar detector)
  • Arrows displayed within the multicolor OLED display
  • Redlight camera and speed camera alerts
  • EZ Mag magnetic mount for easier mounting / unmounting
  • Rose colored trim (instead of orange / bronze like the GT-360)
  • Bluetooth integration with Cobra iRadar to change settings and share realtime alerts with other drivers
  • Current speed limit and screen can be displayed on screen

Cobra DualPro 360 in the box

The Cobra DualPro 360 is now available from Cobra.com for $449.

Given that it’s only $50 less than the original Max360 though, if you’re looking for a detector like this with arrows and autolockouts, personally I’d recommend you skip the DualPro 360 and get the Max360 instead.

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    • Mike Pettitt on June 21, 2019 at 11:14 am
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    I am grateful for all of the research and time you spend getting all of us up to speed on the latest technology. I want to purchase a Escort Max 360c and want you to get the credit. My question is if I order it through your website will I still get the 1 year ticket guarantee?
    MP

    1. Thank you. The best way to do that is to use my link to buy it through Escort’s website. http://bit.ly/2z1xOE0

    • Rick on July 16, 2019 at 12:44 am
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    Hi Vortex, Can Cobra DualPro 360 Radar Detector support 23.950Ghz?

    1. According to the tech specs on their website, K-band coverage is 24.150 GHz ± 100 MHz. So the lowest it goes is 24.050.

    • John Thornton on January 12, 2020 at 8:03 am
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    Just checking out this review from June of 2019. I noticed you recommended the Max 360 over the Dual Pro 360. Does the Escort have better features or performance that would justify spending $50 more? Seems like they are identical units in different packaging.

    1. The main difference I notice, besides some additional features, is that the arrows are much easier to read and more customizable on the Max360. I’m not a fan of the design of the DP360. Otherwise the performance itself is the same.

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