Difference between 'A129 Plus Duo' and 'A129 Pro Duo'?

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Greetings,
I don't care about the 4K of the 'Pro' version. The '2K 1440P + Rear 1080P' of the 'Plus' version is good enough.
However, the 'Plus' indicates that the viewing angle is '140°', I assume that is for front and rear(?).
The 'Pro' indicates that the front is only 130° and the rear is 140°.
I'd rather have the 'Plus' 140° wider angle for both cameras.

Are there any other meaningful differences, especially in the Parking Mode, that would make me choose the Pro over the Plus?
Thanks...
Gary
 

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The plus does not currently have buffered parking mode if that's of interest to you.

Yes, both front and rear on Plus are 140, though I really doubt you'd notice much of a difference in between 130 and 140. Not enough to choose one over the other anyway.
 

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Hard to find the stats. They don't list them in the same way for each camera.
The 'Pro': Front 130; Rear 140.
The 'Plus': Front 140; Rear 160.
If I read it right.
The Plus used to have 'buffered parking mode' until it was removed.
Are you saying that they still have it with the Pro? It only says 'Advanced Parking Mode Supported'. What does that mean???
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Hard to find the stats. They don't list them in the same way for each camera.
The 'Pro': Front 130; Rear 140.
The 'Plus': Front 140; Rear 160.
If I read it right.
The Plus used to have 'buffered parking mode' until it was removed.
Are you saying that they still have it with the Pro? It only says 'Advanced Parking Mode Supported'. What does that mean???
Gary
Yes, the Pro still has buffered parking mode.
 

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Does the Pro need a separate firmware for the rear camera as the Plus does?
The only firmware shown for the Pro is the 'FWA129P.bin' (V2.4). Is this all that is needed for both front and rear cameras?
How does the 'buffered parking mode' work on the Pro?
Gary
 

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Thanks for the link.
Is it possible to use the Plus's rear camera (160°) with the Pro's front camera, to get wider rear coverage of the Plus and with the Pro's front camera get the buffered parking mode?
Or do you have to only use the front and rear cameras that come with each model?
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I see now that the Plus rear camera has 'A129S Rear' stamped on it, but the Pro does not have anything printed on it.
So I guess they have to be different to get the different rear viewing angles.
I installed the Pro with the single .bin file (FWA129P.bin).
A129Pro V.2.4
Build: 20210521
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The regular A129 and the A129 Pro use the same rear camera, but the A129 Plus uses a different rear camera. They cannot be swapped.
 
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