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Genius WideCam F100 vs Logitech C525

Genius WideCam F100 vs Logitech C525

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Genius WideCam F100
Logitech C525

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Higher megapixel Edit
The Genius WideCam F100 is a 12MP webcam. That's 4MP higher than the Logitech C525 (8MP). 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, but the Logitech C525 is not. 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.

4 Reasons For
Zoom capability Edit
The Logitech C525 has a zoom capability, whereas the Genius WideCam F100 does not have a zoom capability.
Auto focus Edit
The Logitech C525 has an auto focus, but the Genius WideCam F100 does not have an auto focus.
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 8 reviews, the Logitech C525 has an average expert review score of 83%, however the Genius WideCam F100 has an average rating of 70% (based on 5 reviews).
User reviews are vastly better
Based on 579 reviews, the Logitech C525 has an average user review score of 91%, however the Genius WideCam F100 has an average rating of 65% (based on 25 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Does not have a zoom capability Edit
The Genius WideCam F100 does not have a zoom capability, whereas the Logitech C525 does.
Does not have an auto focus Edit
The Genius WideCam F100 does not have an auto focus, but the Logitech C525 has an auto focus.
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Expert review Rating is much Worse
The average expert rating of the Genius WideCam F100 is only 70%, whereas the average expert rating of the Logitech C525 is 83% (based on 8 reviews).
User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the Genius WideCam F100 is only 65%, whereas the average user rating of the Logitech C525 is 91% (based on 579 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
A lot lower megapixel Edit
The Logitech C525 has a megapixel of 8MP, whereas the Genius WideCam F100 is a 12MP webcam (4MP 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 C525 is not full HD, however the Genius WideCam F100 is. 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.

Over one year older
The Logitech C525 is older than the Genius WideCam F100 by 14 months.

Awards

No awards found 1 Award
hardware.info: Silver Award

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

59 months Ago 73 months Ago

Performance

Megapixel
12MP
BEST
8MP
Maximum Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Face Tracking
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Face tracking
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Zoom Capability
 Zoom capability
 Zoom capability
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows Vista Home Basic
 Windows Vista Home Basic x64
 Windows Vista Home Premium
 Windows Vista Business
 Windows Vista Business x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows Vista Home Basic
 Windows Vista Home Basic x64
 Windows Vista Home Premium
 Windows Vista Business
 Windows Vista Business x64
BEST
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Auto Focus
 Auto focus
 Auto focus
BEST
Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 8MP
Still Image Resolution(s)
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Photo Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Photo feature
Video Formats Supported
 WMV
BEST
 WMV
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
BEST
 1080p
 720p
Maximum Image Resolution
1920 x 1080 1280 x 720
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
Motion Detector
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Motion detector

Design

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Mounting Type
 Clip
 Stand
 Clip/Stand
 Clip
 Stand
 Clip/Stand
Colour
 Black
 Black
Interface
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Cable Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5m
Sensor Type
 CMOS
BEST
 CMOS
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Connection to PC
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Connection to PC
Optical Drive Required
 Optical drive required
Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
Unknown - Click to provide data Automatic
Minimum System Requirements
Unknown - Click to provide data Windows XP|Vista|7 - 1 GHz - RAM 512 MB - HD 200 MB
Compatible Operating Systems
Unknown - Click to provide data Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Windows 8
CD/DVD-ROM Drive Requirement
 CD/DVD-ROM drive requirement
Unknown - Click to provide data
Internet Connection Required
 Internet connection required
 Internet connection required
USB Required
 USB required
 USB required
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Unknown - Click to provide data 200MB
Minimum RAM
512MB 512MB
Minimum Processor
Intel Core2 1 GHz
Number of Products Included
Unknown - Click to provide data 1pc(s)

Technical Details

Features
Unknown - Click to provide data RightSound technology, RightLight 2 technology, Motion Detection Technology, 720p HD video calls, Logitech Fluid Crystal Technology, digital PTZ function

Packaging Data

Laptop Clamp
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Laptop clamp
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
CRT Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 CRT stand
LCD Clamp
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LCD clamp
Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data Drivers & Utilities, Logitech Video Effects, Logitech Vid HD
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