Genius WideCam 1050
Genius WideCam 1050
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Genius WideCam 1050

A classic built-in microphone webcam
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

With excellent reviews but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Genius WideCam 1050 as follows for Summary.
26 Reviews
Not Currently for Sale
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
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Why Has it Scored 36?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 82%, based on 26 reviews. Logitech webcams also have excellent reviews in general.
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.
Customers report is easy to use.
This Genius webcam is missing some features:
Does not have an auto focus
Not full HD

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Genius WideCam 1050 In-Depth Analysis


User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 26 user reviews the average user rating of this webcam is 82%. Over 84% of reviewers gave this webcam either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report it is Easy to Use

Two customers reckoned 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 Webcams Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 145 expert and owner reviews (including 23 verified purchases) for Genius webcams and found that on average Genius has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Genius has very good reviews specifically for its webcams. 80% of those that bought a Genius webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Built-In Microphone

The Genius WideCam 1050 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams also have a built-in microphone.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on webcams.

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Does Not Have an Auto Focus

The WideCam 1050 does not have an auto focus, unlike most of the other webcams.

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Not Full HD

The WideCam 1050 is not full HD. Most of the other webcams are also not full HD.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Genius released the WideCam 1050 in March 2014.