Genius WideCam 1050
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Genius WideCam 1050

No Yes 1280 X 720 Pixels Stand Mar 2014
Full HD Built-In Microphone Maximum Video Resolution Mounting Type Release Date

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Genius WideCam 1050 Review

Our Verdict:
A Classic Built-In Microphone Webcam
With very good reviews, we have ranked the Genius WideCam 1050 number 81 across all webcams.
26 Reviews
Not Currently for Sale
2 Great Features
3 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 82%.
This webcam is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer webcams with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest webcams 2017.
1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Has a built-in microphone
Does not have an auto focus

Genius WideCam 1050 In-Depth Analysis


User Reviews Are Good

On average, people who bought this Genius webcam rated it as 82 out of 100. Over 84% of reviewers gave this webcam either 4 or 5 stars.

Easy to Use

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use.

  • Simple to use…
    Philip (Amazon) - July 2013
  • Really wide angle camera, perfect to use in the living room, so my family can see the whole room…
    Matyas (Amazon) - June 2014

Genius Has Good Reviews for Its Webcams

Genius is one of the superior webcam manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Genius also has good reviews for its webcams.


1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The WideCam 1050 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels webcam, which is the most common video resolution. Across all webcams that are a similar age to this webcam the video resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 1600 x 1200 pixels (best).

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Does Not Have an Auto Focus

The WideCam 1050 does not have an auto focus. Most of the other similar spec webcams that were released around the same time as this webcam do have an auto focus.

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Not Full HD

This webcam is not full HD.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Genius WideCam 1050 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams that have been on the market for a similar time to this webcam also have a built-in microphone.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was March 2014 when this Genius webcam was released.

Genius WideCam 1050 Review Sources

To prepare this Genius WideCam 1050 review we compared this webcam to 100 other models. For each webcam that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 41,325 product attributes, 15,270 webcam reviews and 682,200 historical webcam prices from 0 webcam retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this webcam compared to the other models as well as any areas where this webcam is lacking.