Genius WideCam F100 vs Logitech C170

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Genius WideCam F100
Logitech C170

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
59% higher megapixel count Edit
The Genius WideCam F100 is a 12MP webcam. That's 7MP higher than the Logitech C170 (5MP). Read more

The resolution of the image a webcam records is measured in megapixels. A webcam with a resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels records 1,310,720 pixels or roughly 1.3 megapixels.

A higher number of megapixels means the webcam is able to record finer detail. The resolution of the image is, however, not the only factor which contributes to the overall image and video quality of the webcam.

Full HD Edit
The Genius WideCam F100 is Full HD, whereas the Logitech C170 is not Full HD. Read more

A Full HD webcam can record video with a resolution of at least 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD indicates that the webcam can record at a fairly high resolution, resulting in a sharper picture.

1 Reason For
User reviews are hugely better
The Logitech C170 has an average user review score of 88% based on 213 reviews, but the Genius WideCam F100 has an average rating of 65% (based on 25 reviews).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Older by three months
The Genius WideCam F100 is three months older than the Logitech C170.
User review Rating is vastly Worse
The Genius WideCam F100's average user score is only 65%, however the Logitech C170's is 88% (based on 213 reviews).
2 Reasons Against
Two times lower megapixel count Edit
The Logitech C170 has a megapixel count of 5MP, however the Genius WideCam F100 is a 12MP webcam (7MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the image a webcam records is measured in megapixels. A webcam with a resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels records 1,310,720 pixels or roughly 1.3 megapixels.

A higher number of megapixels means the webcam is able to record finer detail. The resolution of the image is, however, not the only factor which contributes to the overall image and video quality of the webcam.

Not Full HD Edit
The Logitech C170 is not Full HD, but the Genius WideCam F100 is Full HD. Read more

A Full HD webcam can record video with a resolution of at least 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD indicates that the webcam can record at a fairly high resolution, resulting in a sharper picture.

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Average User Rating

Date Released

54 months Ago 52 months Ago

Performance

Megapixel Count
12MP
BEST
5MP
Maximum Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Zoom Capability
 Zoom capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Auto Focus
 Auto focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Still Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Photo Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Photo feature
Supported Video Format
 WMV
BEST
 WMV
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
BEST
 1080p
 720p
Maximum Image Resolution
1920 x 1080 1024 x 768
Image Format Supported
 JPG
BEST
 JPG

Design

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Mount
 Clip
 Stand
 Clip/Stand
 Clip
 Stand
 Clip/Stand
Colour
 Black
 Black
Interface
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Sensor Type
 CMOS
BEST
 CMOS
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Other Features

USB Powered
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB powered
Optical Drive Requirement
 Optical drive requirement
Unknown - Click to provide data
CD/DVD-ROM Drive Requirement
 CD/DVD-ROM drive requirement
Unknown - Click to provide data
Internet Connection Requirement
 Internet connection requirement
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Requirement
 USB requirement
 USB requirement
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Unknown - Click to provide data 200MB
Minimum RAM
512MB 512MB
Minimum Processor
Intel Core2 1 GHz
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