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A good value for money built-in microphone webcam
No Yes 1.3MP 1280 X 1024 Pixels Jul 2009
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HP AU165AA (2009)
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HP AU165AA Review

Representing very good value for money, we have ranked the HP AU165AA number 28 across all webcams.
Good Features
8 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 51?

It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. Logitech webcams also have excellent reviews in general.
This webcam is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better webcams are available. View the latest webcams 2017.
Customers report poor product quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a snapshot button
Has a built-in microphone
Not full HD

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HP AU165AA In-Depth Analysis


HP Has Very Good Reviews for Its Webcams

We checked 317 expert and owner reviews (including 122 verified purchases) for HP webcams and found that on average HP has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has very good ratings specifically within its webcams range. 94% of those that bought a HP webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Inferior Product Quality

One HP AU165AA reviewer who reviewed this webcam considered that it was not good quality. Christian Parker wrote “Webcam itself is fine, picture quality isn't amazing” in his review of the HP AU165AA but despite that he scored it 80 out of 100.

Value For Money

Reasonably Priced

We think this HP webcam represents good value compared to other webcams. We checked 82 webcams and they range in price from £3 to £499.

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Not Full HD

Like most of the other webcams, the HP AU165AA is not full HD.

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1280 X 1024 Pixels Video Resolution

The AU165AA has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 42% more video resolution than a 1280 x 720 pixels webcam, which is the most common video resolution.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The AU165AA has a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams also have a built-in microphone.

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Average Megapixel

The AU165AA has a fairly standard megapixel (1.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other webcams.

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Has a Snapshot Button

The AU165AA has a snapshot button, as do most of the other webcams.

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Released Over Eight Years Ago

This webcam was released in July 2009.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 0884962534489, hp au165aaaba, au165aaabb
Barcodes 00008849622384, 00884962238431, 00884962534489, 03610170037323
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