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Genius WideCam F100
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Genius WideCam F100 Webcam

12MP 1920 X 1080 Jul 2012
Built-In Microphone Megapixel Maximum Video Resolution Full HD Release Date
It's time to upgrade your webcam usage. Genius presents a new Full HD webcam to enhance your chatting and video conference experience, WideCam F100. This webcam has an ultra wide angle lens up to... More
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6 Reasons For

Genius Has Good Reviews for Its Webcams

We calculated the average reviews for all Genius webcams and also specifically for Genius built-in microphone webcams and found that in both cases Genius had good reviews compared to other brands.

Very High Megapixel

Across all the similar spec webcams that are a comparable age to the WideCam F100 the megapixels range from 0.1MP to 20MP. The WideCam F100 has one of the higher megapixels (12 megapixels) amongst comparable spec webcams of this age.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel then you might also want to consider the A4Tech PK-950H[plb_2499372_price] (16MP).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Genius WideCam F100 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This webcam's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all webcams of a similar age and type to the WideCam F100.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across comparable types of webcam.

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Full HD

The Genius WideCam F100 is full HD, unlike most of the other comparable spec webcams that are a similar age to the WideCam F100 which are not full HD.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

The WideCam F100 supports a 1080p supported video modes which is better than most webcams of this spec and age. Most webcams of this age and spec support a 720p supported video modes.

This webcam's supported video mode (1080p) is actually the best supported supported video mode amongst all webcams of a comparable age and spec to the WideCam F100.

Amongst similar types of webcam the worst supported supported video mode is 480p.

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1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Genius WideCam F100 has a maximum still image resolution of 1280 x 720. That's over three times the still image resolution of a 640 x 480 webcam, which is the most common still image resolution. 640 x 480 is also found on this webcam. This webcam also has a still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080.

This webcam's still image resolution (1280 x 720) is in fact the best still image resolution across all built-in microphone webcams that came out around the same time as the WideCam F100.

The worst still image resolution amongst similar types of webcam is 640 x 480.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

The WideCam F100 does not have a motion detector, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other webcams of a similar age and type to the WideCam F100 also do not have a motion detector.

We think you might also be interested in alternative webcams which also have a motion detector including the Logitech C615[plb_838859_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not USB Powered

The WideCam F100 is not USB powered, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other webcams of a comparable spec and age to the WideCam F100 are also not USB powered.

Webcams which are USB powered that might be worth considering include the Logitech C615[plb_838859_price].

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

The Genius WideCam F100 does not feature face tracking. Most of the other webcams of this age and spec also do not feature face tracking.

It is worth also looking at other webcams which also feature face tracking including the C310[pl_265576_price], or the C910[pl_377024_price] both from Logitech or the Microsoft LifeCam HD-6000[plb_598566_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Mac Compatibility

Most webcams that have been available for around the same time as the WideCam F100 are not mac compatibility. The WideCam F100 is no exception to this as it too is not mac compatibility.

If you want a webcam that is mac compatibility then you might want to consider the C910[pl_377024_price], or the C615[pl_838859_price] both from Logitech which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

Most webcams that have been available for a similar time to the WideCam F100 do not have a zoom capability. The Genius WideCam F100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

Most webcams of a similar age and type to the WideCam F100 do not have a snapshot button. The Genius WideCam F100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a snapshot button.

There are a number of other webcams which also have a snapshot button that you might want to consider including the Logitech C250[plb_101761_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Genius WideCam F100 does not have a night mode. Most of the other webcams that came out more than two years ago also do not have a night mode.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Genius WideCam F100

Released Over Four Years Ago

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

USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most commonly found interface on comparable spec webcams that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Specification

Performance
Megapixel
Maximum Frame Rate
Maximum Video Resolution
Zoom Capability
Full HD
Plug and Play
Auto Focus
Still Image Resolution(s)
Video Formats Supported
Supported Video Modes
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Design
Built-In Microphone
Mounting Type
Colour of Product
Interface
Sensor Type
Built-In Flash
Other Features
Optical Drive Required
CD/DVD-ROM Drive Requirement
Internet Connection Required
USB Required
Minimum RAM
Minimum Processor

Expert Reviews

(5)
30 May 2014

The F100 is a well-made product with the versatility to act as either a personal webcam or a video conferencing tool however many of the features intended for the latter really hamper the...

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26 October 2012

The webcam is a excellent device. It brings broad spectrum of versatility to your computer. What I mean by this is that the WideCam F100 has many features that are definitely not built into your... Read more…

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6 April 2014

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4 November 2013

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User Reviews

(25)
Reviewed 4 February 2013 by Epopov
Epopov would recommend the Genius WideCam F100 (Verified Purchase)

I purchased the F100 because normal web cams just have too narrow of a field of view. This is especially annoying when video chatting with my parents and having my wife and daughter around. The... Read more…

Reviewed 27 February 2015 by WebCam

The webcam does not at all worth the money...

Reviewed 27 December 2014 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Asus overclocking settings are really easy to use. Love the Bios and mobo layout...

Used for new gaming computer. Bios is nice and easy to use. Easy to UpgradeFlash the bios. Asus support ( used for driver downloads) is really easy to use. Runs Windows 8.1 no problems
Very stable and reliable so far, seems to be of good build quality. BIOS easy to use
Fits all components rather nicely, way better spaced than my last motherboard
This board looks like the perfect board for a low budget Socket 1150 build when looking on various websites
As an A certified tech (and field service tech for several major PC brands) I can say this board is laid out pretty decently and fired right up, even recognized my 1600Mhz Mushkin memory I had laying
4 Dedicated internal SATA ports, 2 Share bandwith with the M.2 Slot. Not a big problem, just plug in your optical drives in those 2 SATA ports
Was DOA, although I doubt that was the mobo's fault
This board was dead on arrival, Board would not recognize any power from the power supply, and would not boot up at all. Tested all other components on another motherboard, to find out this board was
The AMD 00 interface software from the Asus site fails to install. Best to install from the included CD
Needs more PWM fan connectors. Only two seems cheap
Reviewed 16 October 2014 by Nathaniel L.
(Verified Purchase)

Like I mentioned above, the board came in and worked right out of the box. It was probably my most hassle free installation as far as motherboards go to be completely honest. Don't trust the bad... Read more…

Reviewed 26 August 2015 by Carter K.

Great price at $120...

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