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9 Reasons For
Based on 4,612 owner and expert reviews, Logitech has excellent reviews for its webcams. Logitech also has excellent reviews specifically for its medium megapixel count webcams compared to other brands.
Some people wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Miss Kirsty Smitheram said on Amazon five years ago “Good value for money”. Robert Macmillan wrote “Great value for money and great picture, no microphone”. Scott mentioned “Save your money and buy something for double the price with a different brand, Im betting you will see a big difference” but in spite of that only rated the product 2 stars.
Good Product Quality
Four people concluded that the Logitech C120 was good quality. B. A. Howard mentioned on Amazon two years ago “High quality, sits nicely on top of my monitor”. B. A. Howard also wrote “Very high quality, including the microphone”. Vm said “What good quality of products do you get on this site?This isn't the first product of mine stopped working which was brought from this site”.
A few Logitech C120 reviewers thought it was good looking. Cad mentioned in their Logitech C120 review on Amazon “No sound, pretty useless”. Cad also mentioned “This webcam has no sound and was therefore pretty useless for its intended use with my laptop”.
Good Picture Quality
One Logitech C120 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it produced a sharp image. Deeeeejay said in their review on Amazon “If you want sharp pictures you should get a HD cam tho”. One person who reviewed this webcams reckoned that it had a good refresh rate. Deeeeejay wrote in their review of this webcams on Amazon “The refresh rate is ok, definitely uninstall the software it uses”.
Easy to Use
One customer wrote in their reviews that this webcams was easy to use. Sophie wrote in her review of the Logitech C120 on Amazon “Perfect for my mum to use while I'm away! Thanks!”.
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The Logitech C120 is Mac compatible, unlike most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that came out around the same time as the C120 which are not Mac compatible.
The Logitech C120 is USB powered. Most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that were launched around the same time as the C120 are not USB powered.
We compared all the other USB powered webcams to this webcam and we think the Media-Tech MT4040, and the V7 Elite Webcam 2000 (£15.99) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most commonly found interface on similar spec webcams that have been available for a comparable time to it.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative webcams that have a USB 2 interface currently available including because of it's better review score, the LogiLink UA0155, the Acme United CA11 (£13.99), or the Sweex WC350.
9 Reasons Against
Owner Reviews Are Poor
People who bought this Logitech webcam rated this webcam 64 out of 100 on average. If all the medium megapixel count webcams that have been available for more than two years are ranked by average owner review score then this medium megapixel count webcam is in the bottom 23%.
Poor Sound Quality
Some people who bought the product concluded that it did not have a good microphone. Cad scored the product 20 out of 100 and wrote “This webcam has no sound and was therefore pretty useless for its intended use with my laptop” in their review of the Logitech C120. Cad also wrote “There is no mention in the product description of the lack of sound”.
Does Not Have a Motion Detector
The Logitech C120 does not have a motion detector, although this is within the context that most of the other webcams of this age and type also do not have a motion detector.
Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone
The Logitech C120 does not have a built-in microphone. Most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that were launched more than two years ago do have a built-in microphone.
This Logitech webcam has been on the market for over six years.
640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
The Logitech C120 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 84% less video resolution than the most common maximum video resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels.
If the video resolution of this medium megapixel count webcam is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the V7 CS1330 (£11.58) (1280 x 1024), the LogiLink UA0155 (1600 x 1200), or the Media-Tech MT4040 (1600 x 1200) which also has a higher rating.
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