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One Industry Award
This webcam received a "Silver" from Hardware.info who concluded that this Logitech webcam was very good.
Expert Reviews Are Good
On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, ereviews.dk, Les Numeriques.com and firstpost.com this webcam has an overall expert rating of 83%. That puts this medium megapixel count webcam in the top 1% of all the recently released medium megapixel count webcams.
User Reviews Are Excellent
The average user rating of this medium megapixel count webcam is fantastic based on 769 user reviews.
A few people who purchased the Logitech C525 agreed that it was good value for money. Aanda mentioned “Good value product”. Aanda also mentioned “Excellent value webcam with good image resolution”. Abcd Books mentioned “Happy with my purchase, good price and fab delivery” in their review.
A number of Logitech C525 reviewers who purchased the product agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Last year Ahhbisseto said “The camera's very high quality for just being a fairly cheap webcam” in their review of this webcam. Three years ago Azz545 wrote in their Logitech C525 review on Amazon “Very clear for this price you cant beat it tock me while to find one that i thought was good at a cheap price this is the one i picked”. Darek mentioned also three years ago “Pretty good for a cheap webcam”.
Three people mentioned in their reviews that the product was cheap. Amazon Customer wrote “Not too expensive” and gave this webcam a score of 5 stars. Jim mentioned in his Logitech C525 review two years ago “Certainly an excellent budget webcam”.
Good Picture Quality
A few Logitech C525 owners who bought it considered that it produced a sharp image. Fvanterp scored it very highly and said on Amazon “This is a great camera! The images are really sharp and I” in their review. Gpzwaz said on Amazon “Good product, sharp picture, easy to install” in their review. J. said “Image sharp and clear” in their Logitech C525 review.
Some customers thought it produced a good quality image. Maarten mentioned on Amazon “Impressive image quality” in their review of the Logitech C525. Piotr Wlodarczyk mentioned “The image quality is really nice - you will get a clear 720p video that's enhanced with Logitech built-in automatic post processing” in their review of the Logitech C525. Digitalversus.com wrote on Digital Versus “The Logitech C525 webcam boasts image quality worthy of a high-end model”.
One Logitech C525 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this webcam had good colour saturation. Christopher Riley wrote two years ago “The image quality is lovely, strong colours” . One Logitech C525 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it produced clear images. Naomi Tate mentioned “Great clear image” in her review of this webcam.
Good Product Quality
A few Logitech C525 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Ab mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Decent picture and good sound quality” in their review of this webcam. Also two years ago Abdulwahid said in their Logitech C525 review on Amazon “Awesome video quality and audio”. In December last year Ahhbisseto said on Amazon “Good video quality, very sensitive microphone, sturdily built”.
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Easy to Use
Some Logitech C525 owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to use. Amy mentioned “Easy to use” in her review and scored this webcam very highly. Three years ago Amy Thompson said “You can also download free software to use the zoom in features”. Average Joe mentioned in their review “* Clever and practical mounting stand- protective case combination”.
Twelve Logitech C525 reviewers who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said “Was extremely easy to set up and required no separate drivers even on XP Professional”. Barry Thompson mentioned on Amazon “Good quality and easy to set up and use, altough the mounting clip could be a little more secure (fine for most screens though” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Budge said four years ago “It's fairly simple to set-up!” in their review of the Logitech C525.
Two customers reckoned that this webcam performed as expected. Vennwood gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Excellent quality and does what it says on the tin”.
Some Logitech C525 reviewers reckoned that the Logitech C525 was good looking. Anonyfinn mentioned “If you can afford more and want video quality starting from around the 'pretty good' mark, I would avoid this one” yet they gave the Logitech C525 a rating of 2 stars. Average Joe wrote on Amazon “Crisp and beautiful looking picture (Note that your picture quality might be severely reduced in quality during skype conversations” in their review of this webcam. David Nutt said on Amazon “It fulfils it's purpose beautifully”.
A number of Logitech C525 owners who purchased this webcam reckoned that it was smooth. Harry wrote this month “A lot depends on my & my friend's internet connection for how smooth the visuals are”. Firstpost.com said “Logitech recommends that you have an Internet connection of at least 1 mbps for smooth video chat” .
Some people said that it was neat. Jason Taylor said “It folds away neatly Into itself”. Sue Pont mentioned in her review of the Logitech C525 two years ago “Neat compact and a good strong base or clipping device” .
A number of Logitech C525 reviewers considered that the Logitech C525 was well made. Ab mentioned on Amazon “Really handy if you haven't got a webcam built in to your PC or laptop”. Alexandra C gave the Logitech C525 a rating of 4 stars and she mentioned on Amazon last year “LOVE that it has a mic built in, so I didn't need to buy one of those too” in her review of the Logitech C525. Elaglegin wrote “Quality of image is excellent, has built in microphone” in their review.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Bronek wrote “Great camera good quality, robust package” and gave it a score of 5 stars. One customer thought the product was reliable. Mr. Rp mentioned in their review on Amazon last year “Does the job and seems reliable” and scored the product 4 stars.
Good Sound Quality
Several people thought the product had a good microphone. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Good sound and clear video” in their Logitech C525 review. C. Hanna said in their review on Amazon three years ago “A check using my desktop revealed excellent picture and sound quality - really amazing when you consider the size of the unit, I love the clever way it folds up”. Chris B. said “Appears to pick up voices successfully even at normal monitor viewing distances - it doesn't need to be right on top of you for decent audio” .
Good Technical Features
A few people considered that this webcam had good features. Two years ago M. D. Gibson mentioned in their Logitech C525 review “It works fine and has lots of facilities”. Maja R gave it a very good rating and wrote on Amazon “Also, very useful features, are a auto zoom”. Two years ago Thomas Desodt wrote on Amazon “It comes with a number of fun features that will certainly entertain you the first time you will look at them (after which you will probably forget about them.” in his review of this webcam.
Logitech Has Excellent Webcam Reviews
Medium megapixel count webcams manufactured by Logitech have excellent reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all webcams (not just medium megapixel count webcams) and found that Logitech also has excellent reviews across its entire range.
Several people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was compact. Max wrote in his review on Amazon “The camera is much more compact than it appears in the adverts for it, sits very unobtrusively on my screen” and scored it very highly. Expert review site Firstpost.com wrote in their review “A compact folding stand and new Logitech webcam software that offers entertaining photo”.
The C525 is a popular choice of webcam according to sales data from Amazon.
A few people who bought it thought it was good in terms of USB connections. Azz545 scored it very highly and mentioned “Glad i did its great the usb cable is fairly long” in their Logitech C525 review. Thomas Desodt gave it a score of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “The USB microphone is surprisingly effective (also according to people on the other end of my skype line”.
Two customers considered that it was able to connect to the internet. Science Guy said in their review of the Logitech C525 “* Requires consistent, fast broadband Internet connection for constant HD video transmission” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.
Some customers who purchased the product wrote that it had good technical guidance. Cled96 mentioned this year “Very good camera, good picture, instructions hard to follow, could have been made for people not to high-tec” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Two years ago M. D. Gibson wrote “Fitting is simple and instructions are precise”.
Acceptable Noise Level
A few Logitech C525 reviewers thought the Logitech C525 was noisy. Anthony Sims mentioned on Amazon “Higher res webcams from Logitech were just too much money for the extras.I have not used the mic, instead a noise cancelling Bluetooth headset does the trick” in his Logitech C525 review and gave the Logitech C525 a rating of 5 stars.
Has a Motion Detector
Unlike most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that have been available for the last year which do not have a motion detector, the Logitech C525 has a motion detector.
Features Face Tracking
Like most of the other new medium megapixel count webcams, the Logitech C525 features face tracking.
There are a number of other webcams which feature face tracking currently available that you might also want to look at including cheaper webcams such as the Logitech C310[plb_3364852_price].
Has a Built-In Microphone
The Logitech C525 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other similar spec webcams that have been around for a comparable time to the C525 also have a built-in microphone.
We compared this webcam to all the other webcams with a built-in microphone and we think the Logitech C310[plb_3364852_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.
This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is typical of many comparable spec webcams that were released around the same time as it.
Windows 8 Windows Operating System
The Logitech C525 supports a Windows 8 Windows operating system which is newer than most latest webcams. Most webcams that were launched around the same time as it support a Windows 7 Home Premium Windows operating system. In addition, this Logitech webcam support Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and Windows Vista Bu Windows operating systems. The worst Windows operating systems support of all similar spec webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the C525 is Windows 10 Home and the best is Windows 8.1.
5 Reasons Against
Not Mac Compatible
Like most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that were released around the same time as the C525, the Logitech C525 is not Mac compatible.
Does Not Have a Snapshot Button
The Logitech C525 does not have a snapshot button. Most of the other recently released medium megapixel count webcams also do not have a snapshot button.
Does Not Have a Night Mode
The Logitech C525 does not have a night mode, although keep in mind that most of the other webcams that were released around the same time as the C525 also do not have a night mode.
Not Full HD
The Logitech C525 is not Full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other webcams that were launched around the same time as the C525 are also not Full HD.
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After checking the price of recently released webcams they range in price from £3 to £25. We think that this Logitech webcam looks expensive compared to other recently released webcams.
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Released Eleven Months Ago
Logitech released the C525 eleven months ago.
1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on comparable spec webcams that have been available for around the same time as it.
Maximum Video Resolution
1280 x 720
Windows Operating System
Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8
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