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Logitech C170WEB Webcam

£11.62
5MP 640 X 480 Feb 2016
Built-In Microphone Megapixel Face Tracking Maximum Video Resolution Release Date
Good owner reviews
Good quality
Reasonably priced
224 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Thirty-six customers considered that the product was good value for money. Mandaddy mentioned on expert website Bestbuy.com “A great camera for a reasonable price” in their Logitech C170 review. Grizgrover scored it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Bestbuy.com five years ago “Very good value for the money”. Denerys1969 said on expert review site Walmart.com “Excellent value for the product” and scored this webcam the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Two people who bought it said that it was expensive. Three years ago Elegsabiff mentioned on expert website Amazon “Yes, more expensive models have a good zoom”.

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Reviews

Good Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this webcam on average 87%. 133 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this webcam either 4 or 5 stars and 87% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Logitech Has Excellent Reviews for Its Webcams

We checked 6,978 user and expert reviews (including 562 verified purchases) for Logitech webcams and found that on average Logitech has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Logitech has excellent ratings specifically for its webcams. 94% of those that bought a Logitech webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Sound Quality

Thirteen people who reviewed this webcam reckoned that it had a good microphone. Whelkaholism mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Good video quality and really excellent audio quality; for the price it's unbeatable”. Tikva said on expert website Amazon “Picture and sound quality are excellent” in their review of this webcam. Denerys1969 mentioned “The video quality is great, as is the audio” and gave the Logitech C170 the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Good Picture Quality

Two owners concluded that it produced clear images. Roboscott said “Gives a nice clear image and a definite speed increase over my previous cam”. David Rycroft wrote on expert review site Amazon “A very good, clear, image”.

Two customers who reviewed it mentioned that it produced a sharp image. Unhappy said on expert website Walmart.com “Crisp and clear” in their review of this webcam and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Muffin_girl wrote “Great picture and very crisp sound as” in their review of the Logitech C170.

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Popular Choice

The C170 is one the most popular webcam currently available.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was February 2016 when Logitech released the C170.


Design

Easy to Use

Eight people considered that it was easy to use. Roboscott said two years ago “Easy to set up and a pleasure to use”. Susanne gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and she wrote on expert review site Amazon “Brilliant camera easy to install and to use” in her review of this webcam. Rishia said “The camera works well easy to use and was very affordable”.

Six owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to setup. An anonymous author said “Very easy to set up” in her review of this webcam and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Sara mentioned “Easy to set up and use” in her review of this webcam. Four years ago Amazon Customer said in their review of this webcam “Easy to set up and good quality picture”.

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Good Quality

Thirty-three owners who reviewed this webcam said that it was good quality. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this webcam “They have a well designed, simple, universal mount that has so far worked great on various sized monitors from the thin to the few inches thick”. Sam said “Great quality, easy to set up”. Silver Reader rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned four years ago “Good picture quality and sound”.

Robust

Two people who reviewed the Logitech C170 concluded that it was well made. Five years ago Grizgrover said “Great engineering”. Letspumpiron mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Particularly impressed with how sensitive the built in microphone is” in their review of this webcam.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Logitech C170 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams of a comparable age and type to this webcam also have a built-in microphone.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other webcams with a built-in microphone currently available including the Logitech C270 (£12.40) which has better reviews.

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Nice Design

Three people who bought this webcam reckoned that it was neat. Robert Bell scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he wrote “It neat and tidy looking and it fits neatly on top of my computer it can also be used as stand alone” in his review of this webcam. David Crombie said on expert review site Amazon “Small and neat and easy to use”. C. J. Garden mentioned “It is very small and neat and sits nicely on top of my pc monitor”.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was well designed.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three owners who purchased the Logitech C170 reckoned that it was compact. Amazon Customer rated this webcam 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Compact design”. Bulman wrote on expert review site Amazon “It was small and compact and clipped onto my laptop quite easily” in their review of this webcam. Three years ago Jayson mentioned “It is compact and too big” in his review of this webcam and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5.


Performance

Features Face Tracking

The Logitech C170 features face tracking. Most of the other webcams of a comparable spec and age to this webcam also feature face tracking.

Alternative webcams which feature face tracking currently available that you might want to look at include the Logitech C270 (£12.40) which has better reviews.

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Very High Megapixel

When compared to other webcams that have been on the market for more than a year, the Logitech C170's megapixel of 5 megapixels is one of the highest. The lowest megapixel of webcams that have been on the market for a similar time to this webcam is 0.3MP and the highest is 5MP.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Logitech C170 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the worst video resolution across all webcams that have been available for a similar time to this webcam.

The best video resolution across comparable types of webcam is 1600 x 1200 pixels.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Logitech C170 has a zoom capability. Most of the other webcams of a similar type and age to this webcam also have a zoom capability.

Other webcams with a zoom capability currently available which you might want to look at include because of its better review score, the Logitech C270 (£12.40).

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Has a Photo Feature

The Logitech C170 has a photo feature, which is unusual. Most of the other webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as this webcam do not have a photo feature.

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Not Full HD

This webcam is not full HD.

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Packaging Data

Has a Laptop Clamp

The Logitech C170 has a laptop clamp, as do most of the other webcams of a comparable age and spec to this webcam.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers logitech ts853a4g24tbhgs, logitech saverpoint, logitech 960001066, logitech 960000759, logitech 960000760, logitech vp231898, logitech c64czs00, logitech c64cza00, logitech lgtc170, logitech c170web, logitech 055760, hd5megapixel
Barcodes 00190268110051, 04016032325529, 05054230369760, 05099206027886, 05099206027893, 05099206064232, 50992060642311

Logitech C170 Review Sources

To prepare this Logitech C170 review we compared this webcam to 282 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 41,187 product attributes, 14,286 webcam reviews and 720,700 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.

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