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Genius FaceCam 1000X Webcam

1MP 1280 X 720 Jun 2014
Built-In Microphone Megapixel Maximum Video Resolution Zoom Capability Release Date
... is great to use on a PC or notebook for video chatting.The 720p HD image quality and 3X digital zoom provides a clearer and wider screen experience.It has a MIC built in that makes your voice... More
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11 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Average

People who bought this webcam rated this webcam 78 out of 100 on average.

Reasonably Priced

Some Genius FaceCam 1000X reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this webcam was good value for money. Sarah Dickinson scored the Genius FaceCam 1000X 5 stars and she said “Generally great camera for the price, doesn't work well with bright lighting” in her review. Smudger mentioned on Amazon “Great camera at a great price” in their review of this webcam. Stuart Nolan mentioned on Amazon “Very good for the money, clear, sharp” in his Genius FaceCam 1000X review and gave it a score of 5 stars.

One Genius FaceCam 1000X reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Genius FaceCam 1000X was cheap. Two years ago Zonemaster said “This inexpensive camera is great” in their review of this webcam.

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Good Picture Quality

One person concluded that the Genius FaceCam 1000X produced a sharp image.

Good Product Quality

A few Genius FaceCam 1000X owners reckoned that this webcam was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote in their Genius FaceCam 1000X review on Amazon “The image below was the best quality i could get it too”. Brandon Woodall mentioned “Works great and is good quality with the curtains closed” in his review of the Genius FaceCam 1000X however despite that he gave this webcam a score of 3 stars.

Recent Price Drop of £2.20

The FaceCam 1000X has dropped in price by £2.20 in the last 2 days.

Genius Webcams Have Good Reviews

Genius has good average ratings for its built-in microphone webcams as well as across its entire webcam range compared to other manufacturers.

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Windows 8 Windows Operating Systems Supported

The FaceCam 1000X supports a newer Windows operating systems support than most built-in microphone webcams that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Genius webcam supports a Windows 8 windows operating systems supported, whereas most webcams that are a similar age to it support a Windows 7 Home Premium windows operating systems supported. In addition, this Genius webcam support Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8 Pro, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium and Windows XP Home and Windows XP Professional windows operating systems supporteds. Across all comparable spec webcams that were released more than two years ago the Windows operating systems support ranges from Windows 2000 Professional (worst) to Windows 8 Pro (best).

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Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks Mac Operating Systems Supported

The Genius FaceCam 1000X supports a Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks mac operating systems supported which is newer than most built-in microphone webcams that were released around the same time as it. Most built-in microphone webcams that are a similar age to it support a Mac OS X 10.7 Lion mac operating systems supported. This Genius webcam also support Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion mac operating systems supporteds.

A Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks mac operating systems supported is in fact the best supported Mac operating systems support amongst all built-in microphone webcams that have been around for around the same time as the FaceCam 1000X.

Amongst similar types of webcam the worst supported Mac operating systems support is Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The FaceCam 1000X has a zoom capability, unlike most of the other built-in microphone webcams that are a similar age to the FaceCam 1000X which do not have a zoom capability.

Alternative webcams with a zoom capability currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony PlayStation Eye[plb_1322154_price], or the Genius FaceCam 321[plb_1787710_price].

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1280×720@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The FaceCam 1000X has a 1280×720@30fps resolution at capture speed which is better than most webcams that have been around for more than two years. Most built-in microphone webcams that came out around the same time as it have a 640x480@30fps resolution at capture speed.

A 1280×720@30fps resolution at capture speed is in fact the best resolution at capture speed across all webcams that came out more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of webcam the worst resolution at capture speed is 640x480@30fps.

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Very Light

The average weight of webcams of this spec and age is 140g, and the weights range from 0.35g to 1.5kg. At only 50 grams, the FaceCam 1000X is fairly light compared to most of the other built-in microphone webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the FaceCam 1000X.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

Like most of the other webcams of this age and spec, the Genius FaceCam 1000X does not have a motion detector.

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Not USB Powered

Like most of the other built-in microphone webcams that came out more than two years ago, the FaceCam 1000X is not USB powered.

If you are looking for a webcam that is USB powered then you might also want to look at the HP 1300[plb_1396769_price], or the Logitech C200[plb_446162_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Megapixel

Webcams of a similar type and age to the FaceCam 1000X have megapixels of between 0.1MP and 20MP. With a megapixel of only 1 megapixel, the FaceCam 1000X has a fairly low megapixel compared to most of the other comparable spec webcams that were launched around the same time as the FaceCam 1000X.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

Most webcams that have been around for more than two years do not feature face tracking. The FaceCam 1000X is no exception to this as it too does not feature face tracking.

We compared all the other webcams which also feature face tracking to this webcam and we think the Logitech C110[plb_326943_price], or the Acme United CA11[plb_1832181_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Mac Compatibility

The Genius FaceCam 1000X is not mac compatibility. Most of the other webcams that are a comparable age to the FaceCam 1000X are also not mac compatibility.

Webcams which are mac compatibility that might also be worth considering include the FaceCam 321[pl_1787710_price], or the FaceCam 320[pl_1719586_price] both from Genius which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

Like most of the other webcams of this age and spec, the Genius FaceCam 1000X does not have a snapshot button.

We compared this webcam to all the other webcams with a snapshot button and we think the APPWC02[pl_464230_price], or the APPWC02W[pl_464235_price] both from Approx or the Logitech C200[plb_446162_price] is also worth considering.

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Not Full HD

Most similar spec webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the FaceCam 1000X are not full HD. The FaceCam 1000X is no exception to this as it too is not full HD.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other webcams of this type and age, the FaceCam 1000X does not have a night mode.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Genius FaceCam 1000X

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Genius webcam has been on the market for over two years.

USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most frequently found interface on built-in microphone webcams that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec webcams that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

Performance
Megapixel
Maximum Frame Rate
Maximum Video Resolution
Zoom Capability
Full HD
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Linux Operating Systems Supported
Focus Adjustment
Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Photo Feature
Video Formats Supported
Supported Video Modes
Resolution At Capture Speed
Maximum Image Resolution
Design
Built-In Microphone
Mounting Type
Colour of Product
Interface
Sensor Type
Built-In Flash
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Manual
LCD Clamp
Quantity

User Reviews

(10)
Reviewed 2 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Nice, It works as expected...Came early then expected, everything is OK.

(Verified Purchase)

Very poor quality webcam despite claiming to display a hd image. The image below was the best quality i could get it too and it's a joke.

Reviewed 21 March 2016 by Sarah dickinson

Generally great camera for the price, doesn't work well with bright lighting but overall an amazing camera and mic!

Reviewed 7 March 2016 by MR A J SEARLE | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Heap of Junk!!

Reviewed 14 January 2016 by Smudger
(Verified Purchase)

Great camera at a great price...

Reviewed 3 January 2016 by Brandon Woodall
(Verified Purchase)

It's a good webcam, first one came broken but got another delivered very quickly. The camera doesn't react well to bright lighting/sun lighting but works great and is good quality with the... Read more…

Reviewed 12 November 2015 by ZoneMaster
(Verified Purchase)

This inexpensive camera is great. A very clear picture both ways and the extras that come on the disc just give that little extra.

Reviewed 13 September 2015 by Stuart nolan
(Verified Purchase)

Very good for the money, clear, sharp and excellent for the money.

Reviewed 5 September 2015 by Julie
(Verified Purchase)

Will be fab once all set up together, would recommend :-)...

Reviewed 4 July 2015 by Amber
(Verified Purchase)

Great , and works with ubuntu ....

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