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Logitech QuickCam Webcam

1.3MP Jan 2011
Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Release Date
Nineteen industry awards
Easy to use
Sound well captured
255 Reviews + 10 Awards
Digital Versus 5 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended rwlabs.com Editor's Choice Expert Reviews Best Buy

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Reviews

Nineteen Industry Awards

Expert review sites really like this full HD webcam and have given it nineteen awards.

Five expert review sites all said that this webcam was excellent and gave it their highest award. CNET.com, Futurelooks.com, Computershopper.com, CNET.com.au and Rwlabs.com all gave this Logitech webcam an "Editor's Choice" award.

This Logitech webcam was given a "Recommended" award by websites Trusted Reviews, Thinkcomputers.org, M3.idg.se and Itpro.no all of whom concluded that this webcam was good.

The writers at two additional expert review sites both said that this full HD webcam was good. This Logitech webcam received a "Best Buy" award from both Expert Reviews and Howstuffworks.com.

This webcam was given a "Gold" award by both review sites Overclockersclub.com and Gamezoom.net, both of which said that this Logitech webcam was terrific.

This Logitech webcam received a "Bronze" award from review sites Hwt.dk who wrote that this webcam was good.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Fourty-nine experts from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar have rated this full HD webcam on average 81 out of 100.

Average Owner Reviews

Based on 294 owner reviews this webcam has an average owner rating of 79%. 100 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this webcam either 4 or 5 stars.

Logitech Has Excellent Reviews for Its Webcams

Based on 6,978 owner and expert reviews (including 1,104 verified purchases), Logitech has excellent ratings for its webcams. Logitech also has excellent ratings specifically within its full HD webcams range. 95% of those that bought a Logitech webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Fourty-eight customers agreed that it was good value for money. Expert review site Cnet.com.au said “Dont dismiss it as outdated; its performance and adjustability are impressive, especially for its price” in their review of this webcam but they gave the product a rating of 1 stars out of 5. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned “An impressive webcam that easily justifies its premium price”. Eleven years ago expert website Webuser.co.uk wrote “Mac users neednt despair – this great value camera has both PC”.

Eighteen people agreed that this webcam was expensive. Expert review site Digitalreviews.net said in their review of this webcam “It may be a bit expensive to some.”. Ten years ago Pocket-Lint.com mentioned on expert review site Pocket Lint “While this is one of the more expensive webcams on the market”. Expert website Extremetech.com said in their review of this webcam “Also quite expensive”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Eighteen people said in their reviews that the product had good features. Eleven years ago expert review site Goodgearguide.com.au said in their review of the Logitech QuickCam “Logitech has introduced a great feature set and some interesting technologies”. Expert review site Digitalversus.com wrote “At this price, you cant really expect too many features” in their review of this webcam. Expert review site V3.co.uk mentioned thirteen years ago “A stylish webcam with robotic features - ideal for the 21st century” in their review of this webcam.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two customers who reviewed the product agreed that it had good technical guidance. Amazon Customer mentioned “Just bought this, got it today and up and running out of the box in 10 minutes (simple instructions” in their review of this webcam and gave this webcam a rating of 5 stars out of 5. "rayo2u" said “Very good quality, well made, easy to understand instructions and good to look at too” in their review of the Logitech QuickCam and rated the product 5 stars out of 5.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four people who bought this webcam said that it was heavy and bulky. Trustedreviews.com said on expert website Trusted Reviews “Being that bit more portable than the bulky Ultra Vision”. They also mentioned “It's too bulky for use on the move” in their review. Expert website Everythingusb.com wrote in their review of this webcam also ten years ago “If you're a heavy webcam user” .

Two people said in their reviews that this webcam was lightweight. Expert review site Howstuffworks.com wrote “The Logitech QuickCam Fusion combines impressive video quality with clear audio in a lightweight, compact webcam” in their review of this webcam. Cs said on expert review site Amazon “It is lightweight and easily transported” in their review of the Logitech QuickCam.

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Sound Well Captured

Thirty-four people thought it had a good microphone. Eight years ago Digital Versus mentioned “Sound well captured” but in spite of that they only rated the product 60 out of 100. Ten years ago website Devhardware.com wrote “Lighting and sound enhancements”. Also ten years ago expert website Trustedreviews.com said in their review of the Logitech QuickCam “Gives excellent pictures and sound in video calls”.

Excellent Image Quality

Eleven customers mentioned that it produced a good quality image. Eight years ago Digital Versus wrote “Excellent image quality” in their review of this webcam. Expert website Tweaknews.net said in their review of this webcam “The image quality is top-notch”. Ten years ago expert website Everythingusb.com wrote “The QuickCam Ultra Vision's image quality is phenomenal”.

Seven people said in their reviews that it produced a sharp image. One purchaser rated it 5 stars out of 5 and said “Sharp with no grainyness to the picture at all”. They also mentioned “The colour is good (and adjustable) and the pictures are sharp” in their review. Marcelo Garcia said “Really a nice product, crisp image at all times as it is autofocus”.

Three people who reviewed it mentioned that it had good colour saturation. Bb999 mentioned “The colours aren't bad (though don't expect TV quality pics” in their review of this webcam and scored it 4 stars out of 5. One purchaser wrote on expert review site Amazon “The colours are vivid, unlike the green tinges I have experience using other people's webcams”. J. F. Horsfall rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert website Amazon “You do have full control over colour saturation, brightness and gamma” in their review of this webcam.

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Other

Released Over Six Years Ago

It was January 2011 when Logitech released the QuickCam.


Performance

Very Low Megapixel

Full HD webcams that were launched around the same time as this webcam have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 16MP. With a megapixel of only 1.3 megapixels, the Logitech QuickCam has one of the lower megapixels amongst similar spec webcams of this age.

If this webcam megapixel is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the Logitech TV Cam HD (£30.33) (2MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Full HD

This webcam is full HD.

There are a number of other full HD webcams currently available that you might want to consider including the C930e, the C910, or the TV Cam HD (£30.33) all from Logitech which all of have better reviews.

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Design

Easy to Use

Thirty owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of the Logitech QuickCam “They are easier than ever to use with technology such noise filtering on microphones” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Expert review site Pcauthority.com.au said “If you’ve ever tried to use a cheap” in their review of this webcam. Expert review site Futurelooks.com mentioned “I found the avatar easy to setup and easy to use” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Fourteen customers who bought the product considered that it was easy to setup. Nine years ago expert review site Computershopper.com said in their review of this webcam “This Webcam is also easy to set up and use”. Expert review site Thinkcomputers.org wrote “It is very easy to setup and there are not many other webcams out there that can provide the great image quality like”. Mr. I. A. Beresford said on expert review site Amazon “I found it very easy to setup (with XP anyway” and rated this webcam 5 stars out of 5.

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that this webcam was easy to use the menus. One reviewer mentioned on expert review site Amazon “The automatic adjustment of the settings to produce the best light levels works a treat”. Nine years ago Martin a Hogan said “The settings are easy to work” in his review of this webcam and scored this webcam 80 out of 100. G. Edwards wrote “Of course there are a multiplicity of settings for all of the above criteria should they be required” .

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Has a Built-In Microphone

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

Alternative webcams with a built-in microphone currently available which you might want to consider include because of their better review scores, the C930e, the C910, or the TV Cam HD (£30.33) all from Logitech.

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Chrome Accents Lend a Classy Appearance

Fifteen people thought this webcam was good looking. Website Howstuffworks.com said “Chrome accents lend a classy appearance”. Expert website Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review of this webcam “It is the most modern and elegant looking webcam we have come across” . Ten years ago expert website Cnet.com.au said “A stylish, easy to use”.

Six people mentioned in their reviews that it was well designed. Expert review site Cnet.com.au gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote “The Logitech QuickCam Fusions sleek new design and impressive software bundle make it one of the best webcams weve seen” in their Logitech QuickCam review. Fourteen years ago expert review site Slcentral.com said “A convenient snapshot button, rotational head and a sleek design this webca”. Tim mentioned “I'm assuming that this was just a manufacturing problem on my particular webcam as the mechanical design is very good/well thought out”.

Three owners who reviewed it agreed that it was smooth. Website Howstuffworks.com said “Very smooth video conference”. Eleven years ago Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this webcam “The picture is pretty good compared to my other webcams and the software allows smooth movements good brightness” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Lewis Hiley said on expert website Amazon “It works good on Skype and was smooth even when talking to people in the US (Internet connection dependant though” and rated the product 5 stars out of 5.

Three owners who purchased this webcam mentioned that it was neat. Website Howstuffworks.com wrote in their review of this webcam “Neat video effects software” . Creative Writer said on expert review site Amazon “The base is flexible and so sits neatly on a flat screen top or on a desk” in their review of this webcam. Ten years ago Dave G wrote in his review of this webcam on expert website Amazon “What I will say, is that this neat piece of kit did exactly what I wanted it do, straight out of the box”.

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Feels Sturdy (when Stand Not Connected

Twenty-four customers who purchased the Logitech QuickCam considered that it was well made. Expert website Cnet.com wrote eleven years ago “The Logitech QuickCam Pro 5000 is a well-rounded Webcam with ample adjustability and a solid software package, making it a good option for users at all levels of expertise” and rated it 70 out of 100. Expert review site Techloop.net said “What makes this webcam different from similar offering in the market?Logitech has always been known for making good quality, solid w” in their review of this webcam and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Thirteen years ago Pocket-Lint.com rated the product 70 out of 100 and wrote on expert review site Pocket Lint “As crude and basic security it’ll do and it’s well built.”.

Seven people who bought this webcam agreed that it was strong and durable. Website Devhardware.com wrote ten years ago “Feels sturdy (when stand not connected” . Expert review site Cnet.com said in the same month “A sturdy, stable stand”. B R Nelson wrote in their review of this webcam on expert review site Amazon “Good product, sturdy and reliable”.

Five customers who purchased the product thought it was reliable. Nick Flynn said on expert website Amazon eleven years ago “Very reliable” in his review of this webcam. Nathan Arnold wrote in his review of this webcam “I have many webcams that i use to stream and got to say good cheap and reliable” nonetheless he scored it 60 out of 100. Tim Bentley gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on expert review site Amazon “I've found this device to be reliable, usable and lots of other words that end in "ible” in his review of this webcam.

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Great Quality

Ninety-three customers who reviewed the Logitech QuickCam agreed that it was good quality. Website Howstuffworks.com wrote eleven years ago “Video effects that allow you to add graphics to your images, good image quality, fairly wide angle, works well in low light”. They also mentioned “Good microphone quality” in their review. And also said “Great quality”.


Logitech QuickCam Review Sources

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