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Genius WideCam F100 Webcam

12MP 30fps 1920 X 1080 Jul 2014
Megapixel Count Maximum Frame Rate Built-In Microphone Maximum Video Resolution Release Date
It's time to upgrade your webcam usage. Genius presents a new Full HD webcam to enhance your chatting and video conference experience, WideCam F100. This webcam has an ultra wide angle lens up to... More
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16 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

Webcam expert review website mymac.com scored this Genius webcam 70%.

Good Sound Quality

Three Genius WideCam F100 owners said that this webcam had a good microphone. G. Reed wrote on Amazon “Not tried audio so can't commentImage as previous reviewer says not really 1080” but they rated it 60 out of 100. Ged Tyrrell wrote on Amazon two years ago “Brilliant video and sound”.

Good Size

One Genius WideCam F100 owner reckoned that the Genius WideCam F100 was compact. Dr S Kalliadasis mentioned “Nice and compact design” however despite that they rated the product 60 out of 100.

Nice Design

One customer considered that this webcam was a good design.

Robust

One Genius WideCam F100 reviewer considered that this webcam was well made.

Reasonably Priced

Some people mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. G. Reed mentioned in their review of the Genius WideCam F100 “OK considering cost & wide angle quite good” nonetheless they only gave the Genius WideCam F100 a score of 60 out of 100. Ged Tyrrell said “This is money well spent to get a workable conference facility jsut using Skype”.

Good Product Quality

Several people who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. Dr S Kalliadasis said “Good quality image” in their review. Ged Tyrrell scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “It works perfectly and the audio quality is amazong, even across the who of our boardroom”. Neal Osborne mentioned on Amazon “If you wanna record proper, full on, top quality, HD videos you need to buy a different camera” in his review.

Good Technical Features

One person who purchased the product concluded that it had good features. Expert website Mymac.com wrote “What I mean by this is that the WideCam F100 has many features that are definitely not built into your typical webcam” in their review.

Good Brand

Genius has good average reviews across all webcams, however it has poor reviews specifically for its medium megapixel count webcams.

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USB Powered

The WideCam F100 is USB powered, unlike most of the other comparable spec webcams that were released more than two years ago which are not USB powered.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative USB powered webcams currently available including the Trust Trino[plb_1437280_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

Like most of the other webcams of this age and spec, the Genius WideCam F100 has a built-in microphone.

Alternative webcams with a built-in microphone currently available which you might want to look at include the A4Tech PK-950H[plb_2499372_price], or the Trust Trino[plb_1437280_price] which has better reviews; or the A4Tech PK-910H[plb_1490779_price] which is cheaper.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The WideCam F100 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution amongst all medium megapixel count webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the WideCam F100.

The worst video resolution amongst comparable types of webcam is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Full HD

The WideCam F100 is Full HD, unlike most of the other webcams of a comparable age and spec to the WideCam F100 which are not Full HD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative Full HD webcams currently available including a cheaper webcam such as the A4Tech PK-910H[plb_1490779_price] or you might consider a higher rated webcam such as the A4Tech PK-950H[plb_2499372_price].

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1080p Supported Video Mode

The WideCam F100 supports a better supported video mode than most similar spec webcams that came out around the same time as it. This webcam supports a 1080p supported video mode, whereas most webcams of this spec and age support a 720p supported video mode. This webcam also supports a 720i supported video mode.

This webcam's supported video mode (1080p) is in fact the best supported supported video mode across all webcams that have been around for a comparable time to the WideCam F100.

The worst supported supported video mode amongst similar types of webcam is 720p.

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1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The WideCam F100 has a 1920x1080@30fps resolution at capture speed which is better than the 640x480@30fps resolution at capture speed found on most webcams of a similar age and type to it. In addition, this webcam has a resolution at capture speed of 1280×720@30fps.

A 1920x1080@30fps resolution at capture speed is in fact the best resolution at capture speed amongst all webcams of a similar type and age to the WideCam F100.

The worst resolution at capture speed across comparable types of webcam is 640x480@30fps.

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Very Short

With a height of only 46 millimeters, the Genius WideCam F100 is one of the shorter webcams that were launched around the same time as the WideCam F100 amongst similar spec webcams of this age. The heights of webcams of this age and spec range from 5.7mm to 660mm, and the average height is 110mm.

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10 Reasons Against

Average User Reviews

Based on 36 user reviews the average user rating of this Genius webcam is 65%.

Poor Connectivity

One Genius WideCam F100 reviewer considered that the product did not have email functionality. G. Reed mentioned in their review of the Genius WideCam F100 “Unless I am missing something.I did email Genius UK a few times”.

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

The WideCam F100 does not have a motion detector. Most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that came out more than two years ago also do not have a motion detector.

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£3.58 Price Increase

In the last fortnight the price of the WideCam F100 has increased by £3.58.

Does Not Feature Face Tracking

The WideCam F100 does not feature face tracking. Most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that have been on the market for a comparable time to the WideCam F100 also do not feature face tracking.

It is worth also looking at other webcams which also feature face tracking including the NGS SpringCam300[plb_1316472_price].

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Not Mac Compatible

Like most of the other similar spec webcams that came out around the same time as the WideCam F100, the WideCam F100 is not Mac compatible.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

The WideCam F100 does not have a zoom capability, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec webcams that are a comparable age to the WideCam F100 also do not have a zoom capability.

We compared all the other webcams which also have a zoom capability to this webcam and we think the NGS SpringCam300[plb_1316472_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

The Genius WideCam F100 does not have a snapshot button, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other webcams of this age and spec also do not have a snapshot button.

We think you might also be interested in alternative webcams which also have a snapshot button including the Trust Trino[plb_1437280_price], or the NGS SpringCam300[plb_1316472_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The WideCam F100 does not have a night mode, although this is within the context that most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that were released around the same time as the WideCam F100 also do not have a night mode.

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Very Deep Packaging Depth

When compared to other webcams that were released more than two years ago, the WideCam F100's packaging depth of 218 millimeters is one of the deepest. Across all the webcams that were released more than two years ago the packaging depths range from 35mm to 220mm, and the average packaging depth is 130mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Genius WideCam F100

Released Over Two Years Ago

Genius released the WideCam F100 over two years ago.

Average Maximum Frame Rate

With a maximum frame rate of 30 frames per second, the WideCam F100 has a pretty standard maximum frame rate compared to most of the other comparable spec webcams that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 30fps maximum frame rate webcams to this webcam and we think the Trust Trino[plb_1437280_price] which has better reviews; or the A4Tech PK-910H[plb_1490779_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most commonly found interface on webcams of this type and age.

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Specification

Performance
Megapixel Count
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Maximum Video Resolution
Full HD
Supported Video Format
Supported Video Mode
Resolution At Capture Speed
Image Format Supported
Design
Built-In Microphone
Mount
Colour
Interface
Sensor Type
Technical Details
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
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Other Features
USB Powered
Optical Drive Requirement
Packaging Data
Manual
Packaging Depth
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Expert Reviews

(5)
30 May 2014

The F100 is a well-made product with the versatility to act as either a personal webcam or a video conferencing tool however many of the features intended for the latter really hamper the...

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26 October 2012

The webcam is a excellent device. It brings broad spectrum of versatility to your computer. What I mean by this is that the WideCam F100 has many features that are definitely not built into your... Read more…

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6 April 2014

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4 November 2013

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User Reviews

(25)
Reviewed 4 February 2013 by Epopov
Epopov would recommend the Genius WideCam F100 (Verified Purchase)

I purchased the F100 because normal web cams just have too narrow of a field of view. This is especially annoying when video chatting with my parents and having my wife and daughter around. The... Read more…

Reviewed 27 February 2015 by WebCam

The webcam does not at all worth the money...

Reviewed 27 December 2014 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Asus overclocking settings are really easy to use. Love the Bios and mobo layout...

Used for new gaming computer. Bios is nice and easy to use. Easy to UpgradeFlash the bios. Asus support ( used for driver downloads) is really easy to use. Runs Windows 8.1 no problems
Very stable and reliable so far, seems to be of good build quality. BIOS easy to use
Fits all components rather nicely, way better spaced than my last motherboard
This board looks like the perfect board for a low budget Socket 1150 build when looking on various websites
As an A certified tech (and field service tech for several major PC brands) I can say this board is laid out pretty decently and fired right up, even recognized my 1600Mhz Mushkin memory I had laying
4 Dedicated internal SATA ports, 2 Share bandwith with the M.2 Slot. Not a big problem, just plug in your optical drives in those 2 SATA ports
Was DOA, although I doubt that was the mobo's fault
This board was dead on arrival, Board would not recognize any power from the power supply, and would not boot up at all. Tested all other components on another motherboard, to find out this board was
The AMD 00 interface software from the Asus site fails to install. Best to install from the included CD
Needs more PWM fan connectors. Only two seems cheap
Reviewed 16 October 2014 by Nathaniel L.
(Verified Purchase)

Like I mentioned above, the board came in and worked right out of the box. It was probably my most hassle free installation as far as motherboards go to be completely honest. Don't trust the bad... Read more…

Reviewed 26 August 2015 by Carter K.

Great price at $120...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers code f100, code f100t, genius f100, code f100tl, genius f100t, genius f100tl, goods4less 32200213101bpscs28294
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