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17 Reasons For
Good Picture Quality
Two customers agreed that the product produced a sharp image. Two years ago Muffin_girl gave the Logitech C170 a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Great picture and very crisp sound as” in their review of this webcam. A few Logitech C170 reviewers concluded that this webcam produced clear images. Roboscott mentioned in their review of this webcam two years ago “Gives a nice clear image and a definite speed increase over my previous cam” .
One Logitech C170 owner said in their reviews that the product produced a good quality image. Bollard said “An overall 4 stars because this is better for image quality than my old Logitech C500” and gave this webcam a rating of 80 out of 100.
A number of people agreed that the product was good value for money. Adrian Paul Miles said “Great value, good webcam”. Adrian Paul Miles also mentioned “Very good price”. Alison B. wrote in her review of the Logitech C170 “Excellent product for the price”.
A number of Logitech C170 reviewers who reviewed this webcam agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Bulman said on Amazon “Such a great webcam at such a bargain price too”. Eng wrote 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” in their review of the Logitech C170 and scored it 80 out of 100. G. Mastrangelo said on Amazon “For the price a bargain” in their Logitech C170 review.
Some customers thought this webcam was cheap. Dave gave it a rating of 5 stars and he said “Yes its great, picture great sound great just generaly great and not to expensive”. M. J. Smitten wrote “So now this inexpensive camera is fully operational” in their review and rated the product 5 stars.
Good Sound Quality
A number of people who bought it considered that it had a good microphone. Four years ago Barry Sumner wrote on Amazon “The sound quality is impressive” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. George B. Lloyd said on Amazon “Nice little webcam with good picture and sound quality” in his review. Last year Libera rated the product as very good and wrote in their Logitech C170 review “With good sound and picture”.
Eight customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Imho mentioned on Amazon “The built in PC microphone never worked properly with Skype” in their review of this webcam. Jaymac3 said on Amazon “Well made and unobstrusive” in their review. Letspumpiron said “Particularly impressed with how sensitive the built in microphone is”.
Two Logitech C170 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Logitech C170 was strong and durable. John gave it a score of 5 stars and he said in his Logitech C170 review four years ago “I've always been impressed with the durability, consistent updates”.
Some people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was neat. C. J. Garden said in their Logitech C170 review “Neat little webcam” . C. J. Garden also mentioned “It is very small and neat and sits nicely on top of my pc monitor”. Gypsy rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their Logitech C170 review four years ago “The C170 looked neat & un-obtrusive so I went for it & it is perfect”.
Some Logitech C170 owners who purchased the Logitech C170 agreed that it was a good design.
Several customers said in their reviews that the Logitech C170 was good looking. Ivored said “The webcam is beautifully made and well packaged”. Kevin Temasfieldt wrote on Amazon “The Picture Quality Is Pretty Good” in his Logitech C170 review.
Good Product Quality
Fourty-seven Logitech C170 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Amazon Customer rated it 5 stars and said 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 said “I wasn't actually after a high quality camera, just needed something with a mic”.
Easy to Use
Several people agreed that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon “Easy to set up and good quality picture”. Owen mentioned on Amazon “Easy to set up, i simply plugged in, loaded up Skype”. Polly said in her review of the Logitech C170 “Quality webcam for the price and easy to setup and use”.
A number of Logitech C170 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Logitech C170 was easy to use. Alison B. said “Excellent value; doesn't get in the way due to handy clip; delivered really quickly; easy to install” in her review of the Logitech C170 and gave this webcam a rating of 5 stars. Four years ago David Crombie wrote in his Logitech C170 review on Amazon “Small and neat and easy to use”. Essexgurl gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The clip holding the camera to the top of the monitor is simple to use & holds everything in place very well” in their review of this webcam.
One customer wrote in their reviews that this webcam performed as expected.
A Best Selling Product
The C170 is a popular choice of webcam according to Amazon sales data.
Logitech Webcams Have Excellent Reviews
On average Logitech webcams have excellent reviews compared to other brands as do all webcams manufactured by Logitech.
A few Logitech C170 owners who bought the Logitech C170 reckoned that it was compact. Amazon Customer mentioned “Compact design”. Bulman rated it as very good and said in their review of the Logitech C170 “It was small and compact and clipped onto my laptop quite easily”. C. Baker said “I now own 3 of these - they are well put together, compact & install with ease, with both an excellent quality camera” and scored the product very highly.
Just Released Two Months Ago
Being released just two months ago, this Logitech webcam is likely to use more advanced technology.
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Two people who reviewed the product wrote that it had good technical guidance. Henry Ford he mentioned in his review of this webcam on Amazon “Just like it states in the installation guide, you simply plug the C170 into a USB port”. Mark Dk mentioned on Amazon four years ago “I didn't read the manual! Then it sat properly on top”.
One person who bought it thought it was good in terms of USB connections. Henry Ford mentioned in his Logitech C170 review 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” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.
Has a Motion Detector
Like most of the other webcams that have been around for the last year, the Logitech C170 has a motion detector.
Features Face Tracking
Unlike most of the other latest webcams which do not feature face tracking, the Logitech C170 features face tracking.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The Logitech C170 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other webcams that were launched around the same time as the C170.
Has a Zoom Capability
The Logitech C170 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other webcams that have been available for around the same time as the C170 do not have a zoom capability.
4 Reasons Against
Not Mac Compatibility
Most similar spec webcams that have been available for the last year are not mac compatibility. The Logitech C170 is no exception to this as it is 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 a 1280 x 720 pixels webcam, which is the most frequently found video resolution.
A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the worst video resolution across all comparable spec webcams that were released in the last 12 months.
Across comparable types of webcam the best video resolution is 1280 x 960 pixels.
Does Not Have a Night Mode
The Logitech C170 does not have a night mode, although this is within the context that most of the other webcams that have been on the market for the last year also do not have a night mode.
Does Not Have a Snapshot Button
Most webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the C170 do not have a snapshot button. The Logitech C170 is no exception to this as it also does not have a snapshot button.
Maximum Video Resolution
640 x 480
Plug & Play
Maximum Image Resolution
1024 x 768
USB, USB 2.0
Minimum Hard Disk Space
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