Mediacom FriendCam 501
Mediacom FriendCam 501
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Mediacom FriendCam 501

A venerable webcam
No No 640 X 480 Pixels White Dec 2011
Full HD Built-In Microphone Maximum Video Resolution Colour Release Date
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Mediacom FriendCam 501 Review

Not Currently for Sale
Missing Some Features
5 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 22?

Logitech webcams have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better webcams are available. View the latest webcams 2017.
This webcam is missing some features:
Only 640 x 480 pixels video resolution
Not full HD
Does not have a built-in microphone

Mediacom FriendCam 501 In-Depth Analysis


Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the FriendCam 501 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 actually the worst video resolution amongst all webcams.

Amongst similar types of webcam the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Not Full HD

The FriendCam 501 is not full HD. Most of the other webcams are also not full HD.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The FriendCam 501 does not have a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams do have a built-in microphone.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This Mediacom webcam has been on the market since December 2011.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08028153014271