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Good Owner Reviews
On average, based on 434 owner reviews the average owner rating of this webcam is 87%.
A number of customers who bought the product concluded that it was good value for money. Adrian Paul Miles mentioned “Great value, good webcam” in his review of the Logitech C170. Adrian Paul Miles also mentioned “Very good price”. Alison B. wrote in her review on Amazon “Excellent product for the price”.
Several Logitech C170 owners who reviewed this webcam reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. Bulman said three years ago “Such a great webcam at such a bargain price too” in their review of this webcam. Also three years ago Eng said on Amazon “This item is good and is a bargain at the price I paid even if I did have to wait for it arriving from China”. Four years ago G. Mastrangelo wrote in their review of this webcam “For the price a bargain” and rated it 5 stars.
A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was cheap. Four years ago Dave said on Amazon “Yes its great, picture great sound great just generaly great and not to expensive”. M. J. Smitten mentioned “So now this inexpensive camera is fully operational”.
Good Picture Quality
Some customers wrote in their reviews that this webcam produced a sharp image. Muffin_girl gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this webcam “Great picture and very crisp sound as”.
A number of customers who bought the product thought it produced clear images. Roboscott gave it a very good rating and said on Amazon “Gives a nice clear image and a definite speed increase over my previous cam” in their review of this webcam.
One Logitech C170 reviewer who purchased it concluded that it produced a good quality image. Bollard mentioned in their Logitech C170 review on Amazon “An overall 4 stars because this is better for image quality than my old Logitech C500”.
A few Logitech C170 owners wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Imho wrote “The built in PC microphone never worked properly with Skype” and gave it a very good review. Jaymac3 wrote on Amazon “Well made and unobstrusive” in their review of this webcam. Letspumpiron wrote in their review of this webcam on Amazon “Particularly impressed with how sensitive the built in microphone is” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.
A number of people who purchased it agreed that it was strong and durable. John mentioned on Amazon “I've always been impressed with the durability, consistent updates” in his review of this webcam.
Eight people who reviewed this webcam thought it was neat. C. J. Garden mentioned on Amazon “Neat little webcam”. C. J. Garden also said “It is very small and neat and sits nicely on top of my pc monitor”. Gypsy said on Amazon four years ago “The C170 looked neat & un-obtrusive so I went for it & it is perfect” and gave it a score of 5 stars.
A number of Logitech C170 owners who reviewed it considered that it was a good design.
Several customers agreed that it was good looking. Ivored said in their review of this webcam on Amazon three years ago “The webcam is beautifully made and well packaged”. Kevin Temasfieldt wrote on Amazon “The Picture Quality Is Pretty Good” in his review of the Logitech C170.
Good Product Quality
Some Logitech C170 reviewers thought the Logitech C170 was good quality. Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and wrote in February last year “It does the job very well and the quality is very good”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Great image and sound quality”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “I wasn't actually after a high quality camera, just needed something with a mic”.
Easy to Use
Several people who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Logitech C170 “Easy to set up and good quality picture” . Owen gave the Logitech C170 a score of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of the Logitech C170 “Easy to set up, i simply plugged in, loaded up Skype”. Polly wrote “Quality webcam for the price and easy to setup and use” in her Logitech C170 review.
Several people wrote in their reviews that the Logitech C170 was easy to use. Alison B. she said in her review “Excellent value; doesn't get in the way due to handy clip; delivered really quickly; easy to install”. David Crombie wrote in his review of this webcam on Amazon “Small and neat and easy to use”. Essexgurl wrote in their review of this webcam on Amazon “The clip holding the camera to the top of the monitor is simple to use & holds everything in place very well”.
One Logitech C170 reviewer who purchased this webcam reckoned that it performed as expected.
Good Sound Quality
Some people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good microphone. Barry Sumner wrote on Amazon “The sound quality is impressive” in his review. George B. Lloyd mentioned “Nice little webcam with good picture and sound quality”. In February last year Libera said in their review on Amazon “With good sound and picture” and rated the Logitech C170 as very good.
Logitech Has Excellent Reviews for Its Webcams
Logitech is one of the best webcam manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Logitech also has excellent reviews for its full HD webcams.
A number of customers thought the Logitech C170 was compact. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon “Compact design” and rated it 5 stars. Bulman scored this webcam 5 stars and wrote “It was small and compact and clipped onto my laptop quite easily” in their Logitech C170 review. C. Baker rated it as excellent and mentioned on Amazon “I now own 3 of these - they are well put together, compact & install with ease, with both an excellent quality camera”.
A number of Logitech C170 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance. Henry Ford mentioned on Amazon “Just like it states in the installation guide, you simply plug the C170 into a USB port”. Mark Dk scored it very highly and he mentioned in his Logitech C170 review “I didn't read the manual! Then it sat properly on top”.
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One person wrote in their reviews that this webcam was good in terms of USB connections. Henry Ford wrote on Amazon “It checks that the correct USB driver has been installed, which begs the question why has Logitech made the process so complicated, when installing the device on a Windows 8.1 set-up” in his review of this webcam and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.
Has a Motion Detector
The Logitech C170 has a motion detector, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec webcams that were released more than a year ago do not have a motion detector.
Features Face Tracking
The Logitech C170 features face tracking, unlike most of the other webcams of this type and age which do not feature face tracking.
We compared this webcam to all the other webcams which feature face tracking and we think cheaper webcams such as the Canyon CNE-CWC2 (£9.06) is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The Logitech C170 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other full HD webcams that have been around for a similar time to the C170.
We compared all the other webcams with a built-in microphone to this webcam and we think cheaper webcams such as the Canyon CNE-CWC2 (£9.06) is also worth considering.
Fairly High Megapixel
The Logitech C170 has a quite high megapixel (5 megapixels) compared to most of the other full HD webcams that have been around for more than a year. The megapixels of webcams that have been around for around the same time as the C170 range from 1MP to 12MP.
This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most commonly found interface on webcams that were released around the same time as it.
Has a Zoom Capability
The Logitech C170 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other full HD webcams that have been around for more than a year do not have a zoom capability.
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Not Mac Compatibility
The Logitech C170 is not mac compatibility. Most of the other webcams of a comparable age and type to the C170 are also not mac compatibility.
Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
The highest video resolution of the Logitech C170 is 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 amongst all webcams of this type and age.
A 1600 x 1200 pixels maximum video resolution is the best video resolution amongst comparable types of webcam.
Does Not Have a Night Mode
The Logitech C170 does not have a night mode. Most of the other full HD webcams that have been available for more than a year also do not have a night mode.
Does Not Have a Snapshot Button
The Logitech C170 does not have a snapshot button, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other full HD webcams that were launched around the same time as the C170 also do not have a snapshot button.