BMW-488 OEM Integrated Tailgate Handle Rear-View Camera


This OEM Integrated BMW-488 Rear-View Tailgate Handle Backup Camera is designed for select BMW models with a 4″ Tailgate Handle currently installed. The BMW-488 can be integrated to our OEM Integrated Backup Camera System or paired with one of the OEM style Rear-View Mirror LCD Systems with BMW mounting bracket.

* Please note: This is not meant to replace an OEM Tailgate Handle Camera and this camera will need to be paired with a module for a complete backup camera system. *

50 in stock (can be backordered)

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Add up to 3 total years of warranty.

Categories: , SKU: Tailgate488


BMW-488 OEM Integrated Tailgate Handle Camera

The BMW-488 is designed specifically for BMW models as a factory parking and rear-view assist upgrade. The OEM Integrated Camera replaces and mounts within the tailgate handle of the trunk through a simple installation that provides a wide field of vision and a colorful high definition image.*For compatibility, please make sure your current tailgate latch measures roughly 4 inches across*



BMW-488 OEM Integrated Tailgate Handle Rear-View Camera Compatibility

BMW Model Model Year
3-Series / M3 2008 – 2011
5-Series / M5 2010 – 2018
X1 / X1 M 2010 – 2011
X5 / X5 M 2011 – 2014
X6 / X6 M 2013 – 2014

BMW-488 Integrated Tailgate Handle Rear-View Camera Features



  • Tailgate Handle Camera Fitment
  • Trunk Latch Trigger
  • Sony CCD HD Lens Built In
  • Vivid Color – High Resolution 720p
  • 170° Wide Angle Lens
  • Parking Guideline Switcher (ON / OFF)
  • Shockproof
  • Simple Installation
  • No Drilling or Cutting Required
  • Waterproof Ip68



Specification Terms Product Values
Image Sensor CCD HD Sony
Power Supply DC12V±1V
Power <1W
Effective Pixels 728*582
Resolution (TV Line) 520
Electronic Shutter 1/60, 1/10,000 sec
Lens Angle 170°
Min. Illumination 0.01lux
IP Rating Ip68
S/N Ratio ≥48dB
Video Output 1.0vp-p.75Ω
Current Consumption 30-60mA
Operating Temp. (F) -20~+100
Storage Temp. (F) -40~+120
White Balance Auto


BMW-488 Integrated Tailgate Handle Rear-View Camera Package Content


    • BMW-488 Tailgate Handle Camera (Sony CCD HD)
    • Power/Ground harness cable
    • RCA Extension Cable (Power Leads Built In)
    • Installation Instructions





Note! Our Sony CCD HD Camera is meant to use a 12v ignition or accessory to power it up as long as the 
vehicle is powered up. This will insure a quick switch and live feed when in reverse. 


Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 5 × 4 in



Make Model Year
Make Model Year
BMW 3-Series / M3 2008 - 2011
BMW 5-Series / M5 2010 - 2018
BMW X1 / X1 M 2010 - 2011
BMW X5 / X5M 2011 - 2014

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