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Logitech C525 Webcam

£27.14
8MP 1280 X 720 May 2011
Built-In Microphone Megapixel Face Tracking Maximum Video Resolution Release Date
One industry award
Good quality
Good value for money
587 Reviews + 1 Award
hardware.info Silver Award
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Good Value for Money

One hundred and thirty-seven customers who reviewed the Logitech C525 thought it was good value for money. Website Bestbuy.com wrote “Good price and amazing quality for all sorts of purposes”. They also said “The price and the brand” in their review. Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned “You'll be hard pushed to find a better option at this price!” in their review of this webcam.

Four people said in their reviews that it was expensive. Joej mentioned “She definitely didn't need some high-end expensive camera” in their review of this webcam. Four years ago E. Eleftheriades gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this webcam “I also own a more expensive C920 3MP webcam which does an absolutly brilliant job with the light”. Click wrote “More expensive models offered features that were not important to me”.

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Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site decided that this Logitech webcam was great. This webcam received a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, firstpost.com, Les Numeriques.com and ereviews.dk this webcam has an overall expert rating of 83 out of 100. Experts think this Logitech webcam is one of the better webcams of a similar age and type.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 769 owner reviews this webcam has an outstanding overall owner rating. 388 reviewers (93% of all reviewers) gave this webcam either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Logitech Has Excellent Reviews for Its Webcams

Based on 6,978 owner and expert reviews (including 562 verified purchases), Logitech has excellent ratings for its webcams. Logitech also has excellent ratings specifically within its webcams range compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a Logitech webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Produced a Good Quality Image

Eleven people who purchased the product mentioned that it produced a sharp image. Mad1948 gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of the Logitech C525 “We use Skype and there is almost no delay and sharp pictures”. Three years ago Valeecat wrote “Very easy to set up, very easy to use, nice sharp image, reasonably priced; a definite winner”. Dallas47rocks said on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Software installed easily and the picture is sharp” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Ten customers said in their reviews that it produced a good quality image. Website Bestbuy.com said “Good image quality” . Linclms wrote “This one has a great image quality and is very easy to setup (basically, Windows detected it out of the box”. Gregorio mentioned on expert review site Bestbuy.com three years ago “Not only does this one have great image quality”.

Seven people who purchased it mentioned that it produced clear images. Mike wrote on expert website Bestbuy.com “I'm very satisfied with this purchase very good and clear image”. Three years ago Douglas said “The color quality is very good and the image clarity is much better than my old cam”. Cat8976 wrote “It's clear enough to see details and a clear image.” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

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Good Microphone

Fifty-four people who purchased it agreed that it had a good microphone. Website Bestbuy.com wrote “Video and sound quality”. They also mentioned “Good sound” in their review. And also said “Easy to set up and sound and video are great”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Nine owners who purchased it said that it was compact. Expert website Firstpost.com said “A compact folding stand and new Logitech webcam software that offers entertaining photo”. Jconte702 scored the Logitech C525 a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “The resolution is great and it is nice and compact”. Two years ago an anonymous reviewer scored it a maximum of 5 stars and she said in her review of this webcam on expert website Tigerdirect.com “It's compact design makes for a great travel web cam”.


Design

Easy to Use

Fifty-three customers who reviewed this webcam wrote that it was easy to use. Website Bestbuy.com said in their review of this webcam “Great picture and sound for your video call and so easy to use” . They also mentioned “Good price and easy to use” in their review. And also wrote “Ease of use and setup”.

Fourty-seven owners thought the product was easy to setup. Two years ago website Bestbuy.com mentioned “Image is very good and easy to set up”. They also said “Easy to set up and use” in their review. And also mentioned “Easy and quick to setup”.

Four owners who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Meadowlark001 wrote on expert website Bestbuy.com two years ago “I like the settings you can change on it” in their review of this webcam. Dazedsean gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this webcam “Being that I travel a lot I wanted a good webcam to Skype back home with that can see clearly in dark settings as some places offer poor lighting”. Elloise C wrote on expert review site Amazon “The picture quality is unfaulted it was very simple to set up and has great autofocus settings”.

Two customers thought this webcam was easy to handle. Michanna mentioned on expert review site Bestbuy.com four years ago “Gives good quality and comes with a software that allows easy handling while filming”.

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Nice Design

Seventeen owners who bought the product considered that it was good looking. Diden said “Beautiful picture” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Winnie wrote “It was pretty easy to install” in her review of this webcam and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Tomv said on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Price is pretty decent” in their review of this webcam.

Four customers who reviewed the Logitech C525 agreed that it was well designed. Richdm gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert review site Bestbuy.com “I've got to believe someone can come up with a better, more stable design for the mounting”. Pezonautis wrote in their review of this webcam two years ago “Small compact design, I highly recommend it”. Three years ago Atmguru223 said on expert website Bestbuy.com “The detach-fold-carry design makes it easy to change its location”.

Three people wrote in their reviews that the product was smooth. Expert website Firstpost.com rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this webcam “Logitech recommends that you have an Internet connection of at least 1 mbps for smooth video chat”. Harry mentioned in his review of this webcam on expert website Amazon “A lot depends on my & my friend's internet connection for how smooth the visuals are”. Bjodasso said two years ago “Also very smooth picture”.

Two customers concluded that it was neat. Two years ago Jason Taylor mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Great quality camera! And it folds away neatly Into itself” in his review of this webcam. Sue Pont said on expert review site Amazon “Neat compact and a good strong base or clipping device” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

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Good Quality

One hundred and eighty-two people who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Three years ago website Bestbuy.com gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Good quality picture” in their review of this webcam. They also said “Very good price and quality” in their review. Digitalversus.com gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said on expert review site Digital Versus “The Logitech C525 webcam boasts image quality worthy of a high-end model”.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Logitech C525 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other webcams that have been around for a comparable time to this webcam.

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Well Made

Eighteen owners wrote that it was well made. Website Bestbuy.com said four years ago “HD video with built in mic”. Six years ago Mad1948 mentioned on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Logitech has very well made products” in their review of this webcam and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Jasetdx said “Could use a built in lense cover, could attach more securely” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Two people who reviewed it thought it was reliable. Thegadgeteer13 said on expert website Bestbuy.com “Logitech has been dependable in terms webcams”. Mr. Rp mentioned on expert website Amazon “Does the job and seems reliable”.

Two people said in their reviews that the Logitech C525 was strong and durable. Stevor rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Bestbuy.com “I've been really impressed with more recent Logitech products, they seem to be much improved all round, much more robust and definitely with more design thought”. Bronek said on expert review site Amazon three years ago “Great camera good quality, robust package”.

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Other

Top Seller

According to Amazon sales data, the C525 is one the fastest selling webcam currently available for sale.

Released Over Six Years Ago

This webcam has been on the market since May 2011.


Features

Good Features

Twelve customers considered that it had good features. Website Bestbuy.com mentioned “Price and features”. Mriesen gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Bestbuy.com “Works great and great features”. Laughingcat mentioned “However, there are features that require some time to get right” and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Four people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance. Goodgurl315 wrote “Its sleek and easy to use the instructions couldn't be any simpler honestly”. Portland mentioned “It was written in the instruction that if you have Windows 8 you should not download any software” in their review of this webcam. M. D. Gibson gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Fitting is simple and instructions are precise” in their review of this webcam.


Performance

Fairly High Megapixel

When compared to other webcams that are a comparable age to this webcam that we have checked the megapixel of, the Logitech C525's megapixel of 8 megapixels is one of the highest. Webcams that were released more than two years ago have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 20MP.

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Features Face Tracking

The Logitech C525 features face tracking, as do most of the other comparable spec webcams that came out more than two years ago.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Logitech C525 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. The video resolution of all webcams of a comparable type and age to this webcam ranges from 640 x 480 pixels to 1600 x 1200 pixels.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Logitech C525 has a zoom capability. Most of the other webcams of a comparable type and age to this webcam also have a zoom capability.

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Has an Auto Focus

The Logitech C525 has an auto focus, unlike most of the other webcams that have been around for more than two years which do not have an auto focus.

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Has a Photo Feature

The Logitech C525 has a photo feature, as do most of the other webcams of this type and age.

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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 C525 has a laptop clamp, as do most of the other webcams of a comparable type and age to this webcam.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers logitech technologies 14r960000721i, logitech rt5960000715ug, logitech x64windows, logitech c6vtzs00, logitech c6vtza00, hdwebcamc525, 960000722, 730220k, 372605
Barcodes 00000960000271, 00000960000722, 00000960000723, 00000960001064, 00006522754567, 00610098389361, 00616268717866, 00644535527504, 00766623393843, 00785307926719, 00797045607980, 02112015030229, 03042015025934, 03610480106122, 04054828164877, 05052916493716, 05053252163462, 05053460932980, 05053973535562, 05053973591841, 05054484349907, 05054484351634, 05054533349902, 05054533351639, 05054629337967, 05092015025944, 05099206027121, 05099206027138, 05687562235436, 05711045302824

Logitech C525 Review Sources

To prepare this Logitech C525 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 41,192 product attributes, 14,371 webcam reviews and 717,600 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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