Today at CES, Uniden announced the new Uniden R8 radar detector. I’ve been daily’ing it for the past few months and I’ve been liking it overall. My full review is coming, but let’s take a quick look at the R8, especially including its new improvements over the R7. When the R8 goes on sale later …
Best Radar Detectors
Uniden R7 ($499)
Long range, arrows, GPS, best bang for the buck, my go-to recommendation for most people
Valentine 1 Gen2 ($499)
Long range, excellent arrows, amazing features w/ third party apps, my favorite for road trips
Escort Redline 360c ($749)
Best high end radar detector, long range, minimal false alerts, feature-packed, plug-and-play (Unavailable due to parts shortages)
Radenso DS1 ($399)
Best radar detector under $400
Uniden R3 ($299)
Best radar detector under $300
Uniden DFR9 ($199)
Best radar detector under $200
Best Laser Jammers
AntiLaser Priority ($1009 Dual, $1639 Triple TX BT HiFi)
The best performing and top laser jammer on the market
Stinger Fibers ($1740 Dual, $3240 Quad)
Tiny heads for stealthy installs, great for exotic cars, expensive, poor track record of updates
TMG Alpha-15 ($679 Dual, $749 Triple VPR)
Best affordable laser jammer, JBV1 integration (Save $70 off triples+ w/ coupon “VortexRadar”)
Escort ZW5 ($849 Dual)
Wireless laser jammers that integrate w/ windshield mount Escort radar detectors, easiest to install
Adaptiv TPX ($495 Dual, $675 Triple)
Designed for motorcycles (Save 10% with coupon “Vortex”)
Best Custom Installed Radar Detectors
Escort Max Ci ($1999, $2399 w/ arrows)
Long range, automatic, bluetooth, cloud integration
Radenso RC M ($2099 w/ arrows)
Best future-proof remote RD, can integrate with ALP, best BSM filtering, MRCD support
Net Radar DSP ($679, $1179 w/ arrows)
Best inexpensive custom installed radar detector, integrates with AntiLaser Priority
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