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Mediatech MT4030K vs Microsoft LifeCam Studio

Mediatech MT4030K vs Microsoft LifeCam Studio

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Mediatech MT4030K
Microsoft LifeCam Studio

Top Prices

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Reasons For

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94% higher megapixel Edit
The Microsoft LifeCam Studio is a 5MP webcam. That's 4.7MP higher than the Mediatech MT4030K (5MP). 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 Microsoft LifeCam Studio is full HD, however the Mediatech MT4030K is not full HD. 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.

Built-in flash Edit
The Microsoft LifeCam Studio has a built-in flash, however the Mediatech MT4030K does not have a built-in flash.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Lower megapixel Edit
The Mediatech MT4030K is a 0.3MP webcam. That's 4.7MP lower than the Microsoft LifeCam Studio (5MP). 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 Mediatech MT4030K is not full HD, whereas the Microsoft LifeCam Studio is full HD. 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.

Does not have a built-in flash Edit
The Mediatech MT4030K does not have a built-in flash, whereas the Microsoft LifeCam Studio does.
Older by six months
The Mediatech MT4030K is six months older than the Microsoft LifeCam Studio.
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Awards

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3dGameMan.com: 100% Kickass
alphr.com: Recommended
IT Reviews.com: Best Buy
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
rwlabs.com: Editor's Choice

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Date Released

45 months Ago 39 months Ago

Performance

Megapixel
0.3MP 5MP
BEST
Maximum Frame Rate
30fps 30fps
Face Tracking
 Face tracking
 Face tracking
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Zoom Capability
 Zoom capability
 Zoom capability
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 65
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows Vista Business
 Windows Vista Business x64
BEST
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows Vista Business
 Windows Vista Business x64
Diagonal Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 75°
Focus Adjustment
 Manual
 Manual
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 3x
Auto Focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1 - 10
Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution
8MP
BEST
5MP
Photo Feature
 Photo feature
 Photo feature
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
3200 x 2400 2560 x 2048

Design

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Mounting Type
 Stand
 Clip
 Clip/Stand
 Stand
 Clip
 Clip/Stand
Colour
 Black
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
Interface
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Cable Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.83m
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
BEST
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 104g
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 114mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 45mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 60mm

Other Features

USB Powered
 USB powered
 USB powered
Mac Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac compatibility
Optical Drive Required
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Optical drive required
Minimum System Requirements
Unknown - Click to provide data Intel Dual-Core, 1.6 GHz+\\n1024MB RAM\\n1500GB HD
Compatible Operating Systems
Unknown - Click to provide data Windows XP SP2, Vista, 7
CD/DVD-ROM Drive Requirement
Unknown - Click to provide data
 CD/DVD-ROM drive requirement
USB Required
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB required
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5GB
Minimum RAM
Unknown - Click to provide data 1GB
Minimum Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data Intel Dual-Core, 1.6 GHz
Colour
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Colour
Width (imperial)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.36"
Height (imperial)
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.48"
Depth (imperial)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.77"
Frequency Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 Hz – 18 kHz

Packaging Data

Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 50
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