Genius WideCam F100 vs Logitech C525
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Genius WideCam F100

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

Genius WideCam F100

£34.69
£7.54
Our Verdict:
A powerful and best selling 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution webcam, with a reasonable price
85
Reviews
64 Reviews
84
Value for Money
Very Good
97
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
84
Overall Score
Excellent
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Yes Yes 12MP Jul 2012
Maximum Video Resolution Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Release Date
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Full HD Yes
Built-In Microphone Yes
Megapixel 12MP
Release Date Jul 2012
Logitech C525

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and fully featured 1280 x 720 pixels resolution webcam
92
Reviews
888 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
6 Years Old
72
Overall Score
Very Good
1280 X 720 Pixels No Yes 8MP Mar 2012
Maximum Video Resolution Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Release Date
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 X 720 Pixels
Full HD No
Built-In Microphone Yes
Megapixel 8MP
Release Date Mar 2012
Genius WideCam F100

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

Genius WideCam F100

£34.69
£7.54
Our Verdict:
A powerful and best selling 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution webcam, with a reasonable price
85
Reviews
64 Reviews
84
Value for Money
Very Good
97
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
84
Overall Score
Excellent
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Yes Yes 12MP Jul 2012
Maximum Video Resolution Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Release Date
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Full HD Yes
Built-In Microphone Yes
Megapixel 12MP
Release Date Jul 2012
Logitech C525

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and fully featured 1280 x 720 pixels resolution webcam
92
Reviews
888 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
6 Years Old
72
Overall Score
Very Good
1280 X 720 Pixels No Yes 8MP Mar 2012
Maximum Video Resolution Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Release Date
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 X 720 Pixels
Full HD No
Built-In Microphone Yes
Megapixel 8MP
Release Date Mar 2012

Top Prices

Genius WideCam F100 Logitech C525
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Genius Widecam F100TL 1080p HD
£34.69
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£52.84
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£98.27
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£41.36
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£47.61
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Reasons For

Genius WideCam F100 Logitech C525
2 Reasons For
Higher Megapixel
The Genius WideCam F100 is a 12MP webcam. That's 4MP higher than the Logitech C525 (8MP).

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.

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Full HD
The Genius WideCam F100 is full HD, but the Logitech C525 is not.

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.

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5 Reasons For
Zoom Capability
The Logitech C525 has a zoom capability, whereas the Genius WideCam F100 does not have a zoom capability.

This denotes whether the webcam has the ability to zoom in on distant subjects.

A zoom capability makes the webcam more versatile, allowing perfect framing when you use it for video chatting, and allow you to enlarge distant objects on the video.

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Auto Focus
The Logitech C525 has an auto focus, but the Genius WideCam F100 does not have an auto focus.

'Auto focus' is the ability for the webcam to automatically pull focus towards the main subject in the shot.

Autofocus means that the webcam makes sure that the subject of the shot is always in focus, and never appears to be blurry.

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Expert Reviews Are Vastly Better
Based on 2 reviews, the average expert review score of the Logitech C525 is 90%, however the average rating of the Genius WideCam F100 is 70% (based on 6 reviews).
User Reviews Are Vastly Better
Based on 630 reviews, the average user review score of the Logitech C525 is 90%, however the average rating of the Genius WideCam F100 is 69% (based on 41 reviews).
Better Brand
Logitech webcams have an average rating of 89.5%, whereas Genius has an average rating of 74.1%.

Reasons Against

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Genius WideCam F100 Logitech C525
No awards found
1 Award
hardware.info: Silver Award

Average Expert Rating

The Logitech C525 has better expert reviews than the Genius WideCam F100. The average expert reviews score for the Logitech C525 is 90% based on 2 reviews, where as the average score for the Genius WideCam F100 is 70% based on 6 reviews.
Genius WideCam F100 Logitech C525
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Logitech C525 has better user reviews than the Genius WideCam F100. The average user reviews score for the Logitech C525 is 90% based on 630 reviews, where as the average score for the Genius WideCam F100 is 69% based on 41 reviews.
Genius WideCam F100 Logitech C525
5 stars
9 reviews
4 stars
18 reviews
3 stars
5 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
8 reviews
Best
5 stars
412 reviews
4 stars
165 reviews
3 stars
27 reviews
2 stars
10 reviews
1 star
16 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Logitech has a better average brand rating than Genius. The average brand rating for Logitech is 89.5% based on 15,240 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Genius is 74.11% based on 204 reviews.
Genius WideCam F100 Logitech C525
Genius

74

74

Based on 204 reviews
Logitech

90

90

Based on 15,240 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

For both the Logitech C525 than the Genius WideCam F100 the same percentage of owners recommend the product. In both cases 42.8% recommend the product, based on a total of 677 reviews for the Logitech C525 and 677 reviews for the Logitech C525.

Date Released

Genius WideCam F100 Logitech C525
68 months old Best 72 months old

Key Features

Megapixel

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.

Zoom Capability

This denotes whether the webcam has the ability to zoom in on distant subjects.

A zoom capability makes the webcam more versatile, allowing perfect framing when you use it for video chatting, and allow you to enlarge distant objects on the video.

Genius WideCam F100 Logitech C525
Best
No
Yes

Full HD

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.

Genius WideCam F100 Logitech C525
Best
Yes
No

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Genius WideCam F100 Logitech C525
Megapixel 12MP 8MP
BEST
Maximum Frame Rate 30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
1
 1
1
 1
Horizontal Viewing Angle 120° Unknown - Click to provide data
Diagonal Field of View Unknown - Click to provide data 360°
Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data 8MP
Still Image Resolution(s)
640 x 480
 640 x 480
640 x 480
 640 x 480
Supported Video Modes
1080p 720p
 1080p
 720p
1080p 720p
 1080p
 720p
Maximum Image Resolution
 
 
 
Design Genius WideCam F100 Logitech C525
Interface
USB
 USB
USB
 USB
Cable Length Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5m
Sensor Type
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
 
 
 
Other Features Genius WideCam F100 Logitech C525
Focus Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum System Requirements Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Hard Disk Space Unknown - Click to provide data 200MB
Minimum RAM 512MB 512MB
Minimum Processor
Number of Products Included Unknown - Click to provide data 1pc(s)
 
 
 
Technical Details Genius WideCam F100 Logitech C525
Features Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data Genius WideCam F100 Logitech C525
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data

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