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=About=
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Chffr (now discontinued) is a dashcam app for your car. You can use this app to record your drives with panda, earn [[FAQ#commapoints|<span style="color:goldenrod">comma points</span>]] and help teach self driving cars how to drive.
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=Recommended mounts=
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*Logitech Drive One-Touch: [https://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Drive-One-Touch-Smartphone-Mount/dp/B00KNU9L1Q/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&linkCode=ll1&tag=commaai-20&linkId=b3855ee00b1c350eba08409f7bfb9a7f $39 on Amazon]
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**Strongest magnetic holder[http://chffr.comma.ai/mount_email/img/logitech-drive-onetouch.jpg]
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**Windshield recommended
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*''Best value'': Techmatte MagGrip: [https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01780KZMW/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B01780KZMW&linkCode=as2&tag=commaai040-20&linkId=00c60e5244865eb36cf3a9409e9f3440 $7.99 on Amazon]
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**Magnetic holder[http://chffr.comma.ai/mount_email/img/techmatte.jpg]
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**Windshield recommended
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*iOttie 2: [https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JRGOKQ8/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B00JRGOKQ8&linkCode=as2&tag=commaai040-20&linkId=b93fb2a4e48bb26f7d46c0c9cbb3f30d $18 on Amazon]
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**Grip holder[http://chffr.comma.ai/mount_email/img/iottie_2.jpg]
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**Windshield recommended
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*iOttie 3: [https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01BZC262Q/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B01BZC262Q&linkCode=as2&tag=commaai040-20&linkId=c250d025a761d3b626f49277576aee80 $24.95 on Amazon]
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**Grip holder[http://chffr.comma.ai/mount_email/img/iottie_3.jpg]
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**Dashboard or windshield
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=Get Chffr=
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Download Chffr for [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ai.comma.chffr Android] or [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/chffr-dash-cam-that-remembers/id1146683979 iOS]
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=Connecting Panda to Chffr=
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*Within Chffr
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**Go to "Account" (shadow profile top left corner)
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**Select "Add Panda"
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**Select your Available Panda (panda-...)
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**Pair Panda
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**From Account Select Panda id
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**Select "Connect to Panda"
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=Compatible devices=
 
=Compatible devices=
Below are devices that are compatible with Chffr. These have been tested. The list will continue to expand. Also looking to add how well it works with the camera app.  
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Below are devices that are compatible and non-compatible with Chffr. These have been tested. The list will continue to expand. Also looking to add how well it works with the camera on the phone.
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Please note: running Chffr on your phone can make your phone extremely hot, especially in direct sunlight.  
  
 
==Android==
 
==Android==
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*Alcatel
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**idealXCITE
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***bad night quality
  
 
*Axon
 
*Axon
 
**Axon Mini 7
 
**Axon Mini 7
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*** Great during the day, completely black at night
  
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*Google
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**Nexus 5
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**Nexus 6
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***Poor night quality
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**Nexus 5x
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***overheats and shuts down after 10-30min
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**Nexus 6P
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**Pixel
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**Pixel XL
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*LeEco
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**LEX727 Le Pro3
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***Poor Night Quality
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*Lenovo
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**K6
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***poor night quality!
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*LG
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**LG G4
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***bad night quality
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***overheats
 
*Motorola
 
*Motorola
**Droid Turbo 2
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**Droid Turbo 2  
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***Overheats with trips over 20 mins
 
**Moto X (2014)
 
**Moto X (2014)
 
**Moto X (2015)
 
**Moto X (2015)
 
**Moto X (Pure Edition)
 
**Moto X (Pure Edition)
 
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*OnePlus
 
*OnePlus
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**1
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**2
 
**3
 
**3
 
**3T
 
**3T
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***Good Night quality
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**5
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**5T
  
 
*Samsung
 
*Samsung
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**Galaxy S6
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**Galaxy S7
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**Galaxy S8
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**On5
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**Note 3
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**Note 8
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*Sony
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**Xperia V
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**Xperia X Compact
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**Xperia XZ
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*ZTE
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**ZTE Grand Max
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***Poor Night time performance
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**ZTE Blade Vantage
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***Poor Night Time Performance and bad FPS
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*Xiaomi
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**Redmi note4x
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==Android TV==
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TVs with Android TV can sideload chffr. It is not recommended to drive with a TV in your car as it has no GPS or camera and will block a significant portion of your windshield (LOL!). Useful for iOS-people running into bugs with Panda that do not exist on Android and for viewing drives on a big screen.
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*Philips
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**65PUS7601/12
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***Android 6.0.1
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***Firmware QM163E_U_0.10.15.1
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==Non-compatible Android==
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*LG
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**Optimus Zone 3
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***Android version: 5.1.1
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***Device not supported prompt after start trip is pressed
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*Sony
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**Xperia Z3 Compact
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***Android version: 6.0.1
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***Camera freezes and app reacting slow after recording started. No recordings are done.
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***cuff version 2.0.6
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*Ulefone
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**Ulefone Power 2
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***Android version: 7.0
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***Device not supported prompt after start trip is pressed
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*Umidigi
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**Z1 PRO
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***Android version: 7.0
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***Device not supported prompt after start trip is pressed, camera api not valid
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*ZTE
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**ZTE Citrine LTE
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***Android version: 5.1.1
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***Device not supported prompt after start trip is pressed
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***Chffr version 0.2.8
  
 
==iOS==
 
==iOS==
*iPhone 6
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Chffr requires iOS 9.3 or later. Therefore, only the iPhone 4s and beyond are supported.
*iPhone 6 Plus
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*iPhone 6s
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*4S
*iPhone 6s Plus
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**crashes rather frequently<sup>[''as of which app version?'']</sup>
*iPhone 7
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**runs iOS 9
*iPhone 7 Plus
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*5 & 5s
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*SE
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*6 & 6 Plus
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*6s & 6s Plus
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*7 & 7 Plus
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*iPad mini 4th gen (cellular model only)
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iPhone 5 and greater running iOS 10
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*Great during the day --sometimes a little dark at dawn/dusk
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iPhone 6 Plus, 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus and newer
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*Optical Image Stabilization (not sure if this helps, need to check)
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As of October 3, 2019, this app is not available in the Apple App Store

Latest revision as of 16:07, 3 October 2019

About

Chffr (now discontinued) is a dashcam app for your car. You can use this app to record your drives with panda, earn comma points and help teach self driving cars how to drive.

Recommended mounts

  • Logitech Drive One-Touch: $39 on Amazon
    • Strongest magnetic holder[1]
    • Windshield recommended

Get Chffr

Download Chffr for Android or iOS

Connecting Panda to Chffr

  • Within Chffr
    • Go to "Account" (shadow profile top left corner)
    • Select "Add Panda"
    • Select your Available Panda (panda-...)
    • Pair Panda
    • From Account Select Panda id
    • Select "Connect to Panda"

Compatible devices

Below are devices that are compatible and non-compatible with Chffr. These have been tested. The list will continue to expand. Also looking to add how well it works with the camera on the phone.

Please note: running Chffr on your phone can make your phone extremely hot, especially in direct sunlight.

Android

  • Alcatel
    • idealXCITE
      • bad night quality
  • Axon
    • Axon Mini 7
      • Great during the day, completely black at night
  • Google
    • Nexus 5
    • Nexus 6
      • Poor night quality
    • Nexus 5x
      • overheats and shuts down after 10-30min
    • Nexus 6P
    • Pixel
    • Pixel XL
  • LeEco
    • LEX727 Le Pro3
      • Poor Night Quality
  • Lenovo
    • K6
      • poor night quality!
  • LG
    • LG G4
      • bad night quality
      • overheats
  • Motorola
    • Droid Turbo 2
      • Overheats with trips over 20 mins
    • Moto X (2014)
    • Moto X (2015)
    • Moto X (Pure Edition)
  • OnePlus
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 3T
      • Good Night quality
    • 5
    • 5T
  • Samsung
    • Galaxy S6
    • Galaxy S7
    • Galaxy S8
    • On5
    • Note 3
    • Note 8
  • Sony
    • Xperia V
    • Xperia X Compact
    • Xperia XZ
  • ZTE
    • ZTE Grand Max
      • Poor Night time performance
    • ZTE Blade Vantage
      • Poor Night Time Performance and bad FPS
  • Xiaomi
    • Redmi note4x

Android TV

TVs with Android TV can sideload chffr. It is not recommended to drive with a TV in your car as it has no GPS or camera and will block a significant portion of your windshield (LOL!). Useful for iOS-people running into bugs with Panda that do not exist on Android and for viewing drives on a big screen.

  • Philips
    • 65PUS7601/12
      • Android 6.0.1
      • Firmware QM163E_U_0.10.15.1

Non-compatible Android

  • LG
    • Optimus Zone 3
      • Android version: 5.1.1
      • Device not supported prompt after start trip is pressed
  • Sony
    • Xperia Z3 Compact
      • Android version: 6.0.1
      • Camera freezes and app reacting slow after recording started. No recordings are done.
      • cuff version 2.0.6
  • Ulefone
    • Ulefone Power 2
      • Android version: 7.0
      • Device not supported prompt after start trip is pressed
  • Umidigi
    • Z1 PRO
      • Android version: 7.0
      • Device not supported prompt after start trip is pressed, camera api not valid
  • ZTE
    • ZTE Citrine LTE
      • Android version: 5.1.1
      • Device not supported prompt after start trip is pressed
      • Chffr version 0.2.8

iOS

Chffr requires iOS 9.3 or later. Therefore, only the iPhone 4s and beyond are supported.

  • 4S
    • crashes rather frequently[as of which app version?]
    • runs iOS 9
  • 5 & 5s
  • SE
  • 6 & 6 Plus
  • 6s & 6s Plus
  • 7 & 7 Plus
  • iPad mini 4th gen (cellular model only)

iPhone 5 and greater running iOS 10

  • Great during the day --sometimes a little dark at dawn/dusk

iPhone 6 Plus, 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus and newer

  • Optical Image Stabilization (not sure if this helps, need to check)

As of October 3, 2019, this app is not available in the Apple App Store