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17 Reasons For
A few Logitech C170 reviewers said in their reviews that the Logitech C170 was good value for money. Adrian Paul Miles wrote in September last year “Great value, good webcam” and scored the Logitech C170 80 out of 100. Adrian Paul Miles also said “Very good price”. Alison B. said on Amazon “Excellent product for the price” in her review of this webcams.
Several Logitech C170 owners who bought the Logitech C170 agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Bulman said “Such a great webcam at such a bargain price too”. Eng said in their review of this webcams on Amazon two years ago “This item is good and is a bargain at the price I paid even if I did have to wait for it arriving from China” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. G. Mastrangelo wrote in their review of this webcams three years ago “For the price a bargain”.
One customer who bought this webcams thought it was cheap. Dave gave it a score of 99 out of 100 and he wrote in his review on Amazon “Yes its great, picture great sound great just generaly great and not to expensive”.
Good Product Quality
Fourty-three Logitech C170 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Three years ago Amazon Customer mentioned “Easy to set up and good quality picture” in their review of this webcams. Amazon Customer also mentioned “It does the job very well and the quality is very good”. Amazon Customer also said “Great image and sound quality”.
Good Sound Quality
A number of people mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good microphone. Amazon Customer and mentioned this year “Great image and sound quality” in their Logitech C170 review. Barry Sumner said three years ago “The sound quality is impressive”. Dave wrote “Yes its great, picture great sound great just generaly great” in his review of this webcams.
Easy to Use
Several Logitech C170 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Logitech C170 “Easy to set up and good quality picture”. Owen wrote in his review of the Logitech C170 on Amazon “Easy to set up, i simply plugged in, loaded up Skype”. Polly gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and she wrote in her review of this webcams on Amazon “Quality webcam for the price and easy to setup and use”.
Several people agreed that the product was easy to use. Alison B. said “Excellent value; doesn't get in the way due to handy clip; delivered really quickly; easy to install”. David Crombie mentioned on Amazon “Small and neat and easy to use” in his Logitech C170 review. Essexgurl said on Amazon “The clip holding the camera to the top of the monitor is simple to use & holds everything in place very well” in their review of this webcams.
One Logitech C170 reviewer concluded that it performed as expected.
A few Logitech C170 reviewers concluded that the Logitech C170 was well made. C. Baker mentioned on Amazon “I now own 3 of these - they are well put together, compact & install with ease, with both an excellent quality camera”. In September last year Imho said on Amazon “The built in PC microphone never worked properly with Skype” in their review of this webcams. Jaymac3 said on Amazon “Well made and unobstrusive” in their Logitech C170 review.
Several Logitech C170 owners who reviewed this webcams thought it was strong and durable. G. Mastrangelo said in their Logitech C170 review “Loaded in XP easily, ( suspect Win 7 would be the same) Sturdy and for the price a bargain”. John wrote “I've always been impressed with the durability, consistent updates” in his review.
Some Logitech C170 owners mentioned in their reviews that this webcams was neat. David Crombie said on Amazon “Small and neat and easy to use”. Gypsy mentioned “The C170 looked neat & un-obtrusive so I went for it & it is perfect”. In September this year Libera said in their Logitech C170 review on Amazon “A neat camera, with good sound”.
Some Logitech C170 owners who purchased it thought it was good looking. Ivored rated it 4 stars and mentioned in their review two years ago “The webcam is beautifully made and well packaged”. Also two years ago Kevin Temasfieldt mentioned “The Picture Quality Is Pretty Good” in his review and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.
A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the Logitech C170 was a good design. Amazon Customer said “Compact design” and gave the product a rating of 99 out of 100.
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Good Picture Quality
A few customers who purchased the product agreed that it produced a sharp image. Muffin_girl mentioned on Amazon “Great picture and very crisp sound as” in their Logitech C170 review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.
Two people wrote in their reviews that it produced clear images. David Rycroft said on Amazon “A very good, clear, image”. Roboscott mentioned “Gives a nice clear image and a definite speed increase over my previous cam” in their review of this webcams.
One Logitech C170 owner thought this webcams produced a good quality image. Bollard mentioned on Amazon three years ago “An overall 4 stars because this is better for image quality than my old Logitech C500”.
Logitech Webcams Have Excellent Reviews
On average Logitech high megapixel count webcams have excellent reviews compared to other brands as do all webcams manufactured by Logitech.
A Best Selling Product
The C170 is one the fastest selling webcam currently available for sale.
A number of customers concluded that this webcams was compact. Amazon Customer gave it a rating of 99 out of 100 and said “Compact design”. Bulman mentioned on Amazon “It was small and compact and clipped onto my laptop quite easily”. Two years ago C. Baker mentioned in their review of this webcams “I now own 3 of these - they are well put together, compact & install with ease, with both an excellent quality camera” and scored the product 99 out of 100.
Several customers who bought this webcams mentioned that it had good technical guidance. In September last year Henry Ford wrote in his review of this webcams “Just like it states in the installation guide, you simply plug the C170 into a USB port”. Mark Dk said “I didn't read the manual! Then it sat properly on top”.
One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. In September last year Henry Ford said on Amazon “It checks that the correct USB driver has been installed, which begs the question why has Logitech made the process so complicated, when installing the device on a Windows 8.1 set-up”.
Owner Reviews Are Good
Based on 380 owner reviews the average owner rating of this webcam is 88%.
Just Released Seven Months Ago
The C170 was only relased by Logitech seven months ago.
The Logitech C170 is USB powered, unlike most of the other new similar spec webcams which are not USB powered.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The Logitech C170 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other latest similar spec webcams also have a built-in microphone.
This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most frequently found interface on similar spec webcams that came out in the last 12 months.
5 Reasons Against
Not Mac Compatible
The Logitech C170 is not Mac compatible. Most of the other high megapixel count webcams that were launched around the same time as the C170 are also not Mac compatible.
Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
The highest video resolution of the Logitech C170 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.
A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the worst video resolution across all webcams that were released in the last year.
The best video resolution across comparable types of webcam is 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Not Full HD
Most webcams that were launched around the same time as the C170 are not Full HD. The Logitech C170 is no exception to this as it too is not Full HD.
Does Not Have a Snapshot Button
Like most of the other latest high megapixel count webcams, the Logitech C170 does not have a snapshot button.
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Does Not Have a Night Mode
The Logitech C170 does not have a night mode, although this is within the context that most of the other webcams that have been on the market for the last year also do not have a night mode.
Ldsanonymous would recommend the Logitech Webcam C170 (Verified Purchase)
Really the only reason I purchased this webcam was for video chats on the web. I use Skype mostly but occasionally some other videos chat sites. People always want to see what you look like, so I... Read more…
GrizGrover would recommend the Logitech Webcam C170
This is a great little webcam. Worked as plug and play without installing any special software. The USB connector makes it convenient to use with desktop or laptop computers. Very good value for... Read more…
Denerys1969 would recommend the Logitech Webcam C170 (Verified Purchase)
Wanted a Web cam with audio to Skype with family out of state, and regularly see my new grandchild. Excellent value for the product. The video quality is great, as is the audio. I would recommend... Read more…
The software and camera were very easy to install - instructions were very short but understandable. The cam is very light weight and has a great depth of field and angle of view. Gets a decent... Read more…