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25 Reasons For

Eight Industry Awards

This Microsoft webcam has received eight awards from experts in webcams.

The writers at Trusted Reviews and Pcfoster.pl both recommend this webcam and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Three more expert review sites endorsed this Microsoft webcam. Benchmarkreviews.com gave this webcam a "Gold" award and decided it was terrific and it received an "Editor's Choice Platinum Award" from Hardware-pacers.com. This Microsoft webcam also received an "Excellent Hardware" award from Hardwareluxx.de.

This webcam was given a "Bronze" award by Toptenreviews.com who thought that this Microsoft webcam was good.

Clubic.com gave this webcam a "Very Good" award and Pcforalla.idg.se gave it a "Good Choice" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and PC Mag this webcam has an average expert rating of 84 out of 100. That puts this Microsoft webcam in the top 9% of all the webcams that have been around for more than two years.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 799 owner reviews the average owner rating of this webcam is 88%.

Good Sound Quality

Fifty-eight customers who bought the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema reckoned that it had a good microphone. A. D. Vivas Alvarado wrote on Amazon “It has a microphone embedded which allows to listen very clear sounds too”. Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon “The sound from the TV's seem to be extraordinarily well picked up” and rated the product as very good. Amazon Customer also said “Great little product! Good quality picture and sound”.

Easy to Use

A few people reckoned that the product was easy to use. Andy mentioned in his review of this webcam on Amazon “It clips or rests on any monitor which is very handy”. Daniel Burkitt said “Camtasia for example in my opinion is much better to use than the software it comes with” in his review of this webcam and scored the product 80 out of 100. Digitalpanda said “This looks impressive on first sight, built-in camera, flexible stand and fully adjustable.I initially wanted to use it on my desktop computer for Skype” in their Microsoft LifeCam Cinema review.

Some customers who reviewed this webcam agreed that it was easy to setup. Amauser wrote “It was very easy to set up, just by following the instructions that came with the camera”. Bellbean gave the product a very good rating and said “It was easy to set up, produces clear pictures”. E. Ogden scored it very highly and said “It sits comfortably on my desktop monitor, was easy to set up and gives a superb picture, what more can I say?”.

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema was easy to use the menus. Ab..c wrote “There are lots of settings to apply, such as color balance, which in my case is at its minimum setting”. Six years ago Mr. Aaron T. Morgan wrote in his review of this webcam “It also has some nice adjustment settings”. Wayne H. mentioned on Amazon “Remember to set it up with your computer sound mic settings to get the best from it” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

A few Microsoft LifeCam Cinema reviewers who bought the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema agreed that it had a good interface. J. Potter rated this webcam 4 stars and said “A very good interface, if only you could switch that darn lousy microphone off”. Expert website Computerpoweruser.com said “Software-wise, Microsoft provides an appreciatively straightforward display interface” in their review and rated it 80 out of 100.

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Robust

A number of people who reviewed the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema considered that it was well made. Ab..c wrote “It feels to the touch well - made” in their review and rated it as very good. Amauser wrote in their review of this webcam “It's own built in mike works better than the one I was using before buying the camera! I mainly run the camera with Skype”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Solid and high quality” in their review of the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema.

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that it was reliable. J White wrote in their review on Amazon “Reliable & cheap, cute little webcam”. Two years ago Ronworr said “It has been reliable and is meeting all my requirements” in their Microsoft LifeCam Cinema review.

One Microsoft LifeCam Cinema owner reckoned that the product was strong and durable. J. Potter mentioned on Amazon “It has a rubber backing that just moulds into the shape of your monitor or laptop so it fits very sturdy”.

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Good Connectivity

Five Microsoft LifeCam Cinema owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. A G Smith wrote in their review of this webcam on Amazon “Easy to set up, plug into usb port and use, I would definitely recommend this product”. A. D. Vivas Alvarado mentioned on Amazon “The USB cable is long enough to connect it to the back of the desktop” and scored it 5 stars. Three years ago Ab..c mentioned “-play the camera to a convenient USB 2.0 and above port” in their review and rated the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema 5 stars.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema was able to connect to the internet. Mr Baz gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he said “All it is a good webcam and a very good choice for internet chat/video worth paying a bit more here over some budget webcams” in his review of the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema.

One Microsoft LifeCam Cinema owner who reviewed this webcam considered that it had email functionality.

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Nice Design

Several Microsoft LifeCam Cinema reviewers who bought the product considered that it was good looking. Alaios wrote on Amazon “Pretty good camera” in their review. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema “It's a shame it didn't work, as it was a nice looking little webcam”. Blue wrote in their review on Amazon “So cant comment on any aspect of its overall performance other than they are nice looking and stylish”.

Thirteen customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was neat. A Knight wrote on Amazon “It is neat, stylish” in their review of this webcam. David Smith gave the product an excellent review and he wrote on Amazon “Great visuals with some neat fun effectsGood Purchase well recommended” in his review. Henrwigs wrote on Amazon “Small, Neat and very good”.

A few people reckoned that the product was a good design. J. Potter said in their Microsoft LifeCam Cinema review on Amazon “Another great thing is the design” and scored the product 4 stars. Soundbison rated it 80 out of 100 and said “Great design and picture quality” in their review of this webcam. Expert review site Hardwarezone.com.sg said “Bottom line, Microsoft's made quite an impression with the LifeCam Cinema, combining great design with performance on a webcam that's also priced quite reasonably given the feature set”.

Several customers wrote that the product was smooth. M Hall mentioned on Amazon eight years ago “The video was incredibly smooth and still extremely detailed” in their review of this webcam and rated it as excellent. One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a good case.

One person thought it was well designed. Peterb wrote “A nicely designed and built product” in their review of this webcam.

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Good Size

A number of Microsoft LifeCam Cinema reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Eight years ago Amazon Customer said on Amazon “A) I get significantly better results with it; (b) it's an elegant, compact, integrated device;”. In February last year Charlie Leach said on Amazon “Very impressive small and compact unit, well worth the money”. Daniel Burkitt wrote in his review of the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema “The device is compact and the mount does a good job of gripping on almost all surfaces” .

Some customers reckoned that the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema was lightweight. Alang mentioned on Amazon “Ease of setup - fantasticPicture & build quality - excellentThe unit is lightweight and the clamp is novel plus is usable for both laptops” in their review and scored the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema 80 out of 100. Last year Bodger99 mentioned “It just sits on the top right corner of my monitor staring down at me as I type this! It's a really lightweight piece of kit”.

Several Microsoft LifeCam Cinema owners concluded that the product was a good body shape. John Nunn mentioned seven years ago “The sleek tubular body is elegant and aesthetically pleasing, yet blends in perfectly so it does not look out of place” in his Microsoft LifeCam Cinema review. M. Hodges wrote on Amazon in the same month “Wide-angle, max resolution of 1280x720, autofocus, "TrueColor", lovely sleek aluminium bullet-cam body, decent bendable clamp, in-built mic with noise cancellation (apparently”. N. Mahmood wrote in their review of the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema on Amazon “High quality - cylindical body made of metal”.

Some customers reckoned that the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema was a squeeze to fit in. Andy mentioned on Amazon “Picture quality is great, in Photobooth the widescreen picture is squeezed, although it seems normal while using Skype” in his Microsoft LifeCam Cinema review and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Oliver602 said on Amazon “The image is squashed and auto brightness doesn't work so in daylight the image was all white” in their review.

One Microsoft LifeCam Cinema owner wrote in their reviews that it was a good height. Amauser rated the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Adjustments are easy to make, (zoom, height and angle etc.) by accessing the icon that is placed on the desktop during the set up stage” in their review of this webcam.

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Reasonably Priced

Several customers who bought it mentioned that it was good value for money. A. D. Vivas Alvarado said in their Microsoft LifeCam Cinema review “All in all, very good product for the price”. Ab..c said on Amazon “Great reduction in cost, quality webcamera” in their review and scored the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema very highly. Alaios rated the product as excellent and mentioned “The cameras has a really good value for money ratio” in their review of this webcam.

A few Microsoft LifeCam Cinema owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Beebs mentioned three years ago “We have now reverted back to an iPhone 4s to record these images using a cheap propriety app, which works quicker” but in spite of that they only scored the product 1 stars. David Surman gave it an excellent review and he said on Amazon “Thanks Amazon for a great bargain” in his review of this webcam. Fitzy mentioned “The camera was cheap”.

A few customers who reviewed this webcam mentioned that it was cheap. Six years ago Mr. Aaron T. Morgan wrote on Amazon “Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a budget webcam with fantastic quality” in his review of the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema and gave it a very good review. Stevedover1965 gave it an excellent rating and wrote “So I definitely recommend this product if you like me are on a budget and want a high definition web cam” in their review of the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema. Tony wrote in his Microsoft LifeCam Cinema review on Amazon “This is a great all round performer, not overpriced and it does exactly what it said it would”.

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Good Technical Features

Several Microsoft LifeCam Cinema owners who bought this webcam reckoned that it had good features. Bellbean wrote “Has the bonus of fun features that youngsters would enjoy playing with - adding cartoon features to images, stretching”. D. Connell said on Amazon “They also had to turn it off, thus making one of the main and most useful features of the camera completely useless” in their Microsoft LifeCam Cinema review. Fitzy wrote in their review of this webcam “Has a couple of interesting features” .

Good Product Quality

Some customers said in their reviews that it was good quality. A Happy House Wife mentioned on Amazon three years ago “I was really impressed with the image quality displayed on our office TV” in their review of the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema and rated it 5 stars. A Happy House Wife also said “I understand from the people at the other end that the sound quality was good too”. A. Blackhall mentioned on Amazon “The webcam is excellent quality for both online chat”.

Good Picture Quality

Twenty-seven Microsoft LifeCam Cinema reviewers concluded that it produced a sharp image. A. Blackhall gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote “The sound quality picked up is also crisp and clear”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon four years ago “The video is also excellent quality - nice and crisp” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Three years ago Big John gave it an excellent review score and wrote on Amazon “With very sharp images”.

A few Microsoft LifeCam Cinema owners wrote in their reviews that it produced a good quality image. Fitzy said on Amazon “The image quality is good” however despite that they gave it a rating of 3 stars. Geoff Lee wrote in their review of this webcam on Amazon “The image quality is great, up to 720p HD for video”. Hugo Nogueira gave this webcam a rating of 80 out of 100 and he said “Great image quality”.

Several people who purchased it reckoned that it produced clear images. A. D. Vivas Alvarado wrote on Amazon “Perfect attachment to the monitor and clear image” and rated the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema as excellent. Geoff Lee wrote in their review of the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema “Artificial lighting conditions you will get a very clear image” and scored it 4 stars. Roy Wright mentioned in his review on Amazon “Easy to use whilst offering a clear image”.

Several Microsoft LifeCam Cinema reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this webcam had good colour saturation. M Hall mentioned on Amazon “Its party piece is the stunning HD Video quality - truly amazing, lovely colours and it is almost like looking in a mirror! The microphone is also crystal clear” and scored the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema very highly. Nick's mentioned in their review of this webcam “It is quite clear, with good colours, i was thinking between microsoft lifecam 3000 or this? I am very glad i got this instead!”. Stevedover1965 said in their review of the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema “The colours were good and light levels were automatically adjusted”.

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Popular Choice

The LifeCam Cinema is a popular choice amongst people who purchased webcams in the last 3 months.

Microsoft Has Good Webcam Reviews

Microsoft has good average ratings for its webcams as well as across its entire webcam range compared to other brands.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Several Microsoft LifeCam Cinema owners said in their reviews that it was noisy. Five years ago J. Morris wrote on Amazon “The microphone has noise cancelling as well, so doesn't broadcast noise like computer fan hum for example” in their review of this webcam.

Some Microsoft LifeCam Cinema reviewers who reviewed the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema thought it was quiet. Annika said in her review of this webcam “Unless your computer is completely silent and you don't have any air con on, this microphone WILL pick up on it” but she gave it a rating of 20 out of 100.

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Good Support

A few Microsoft LifeCam Cinema owners concluded that this webcam had good technical guidance. Keith wrote on Amazon “There is a manual focus slider.” in his Microsoft LifeCam Cinema review. Four years ago Pizzapeter1998 said “Also it is well built the only down side it the instruction manual it is massive” in their review and gave the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema a score of 80 out of 100. Eight years ago Computerpoweruser.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and said in their review of the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema “A side panel leads to manual tweaks and special effects, while a timeline shows thumbnails of shareable stills (5MP max)”.

Has a Built-In Microphone

Like most of the other webcams that are a similar age to the LifeCam Cinema, the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has a built-in microphone.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the LifeCam Cinema is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels webcam, which is the most common video resolution. Webcams that are a similar age to the LifeCam Cinema maximum video resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels to 1600 x 1200 pixels.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The LifeCam Cinema has a zoom capability. Most of the other webcams of a similar spec and age to the LifeCam Cinema do not have a zoom capability.

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Fairly Long Cable Length

The average cable length of webcams of this type and age is 1.8m, and the cable lengths range from 0.7m to 5.7m. With a cable length of 1.829 meters, the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has a quite long cable length compared to most of the other webcams that have been available for a comparable time to the LifeCam Cinema.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This webcam has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many similar spec webcams that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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720p Supported Video Modes

This webcam supports a 720p supported video modes, which is typical of many webcams that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Wide Diagonal Field of View

Across all the webcams that have been around for a comparable time to the LifeCam Cinema the diagonal field of views range from 59° to 360°, and the average diagonal field of view is 110°. At 73 degrees, the LifeCam Cinema has a quite wide diagonal field of view compared to most of the other webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeCam Cinema.

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1280×720@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has a better resolution at capture speed than most webcams of a similar age and spec to it. This webcam has a 1280×720@30fps resolution at capture speed, whereas most similar spec webcams that were released more than two years ago have a 640x480@30fps resolution at capture speed.

This webcam's resolution at capture speed (1280×720@30fps) is in fact the best resolution at capture speed across all webcams that were released more than two years ago.

A 640x480@30fps resolution at capture speed is the worst resolution at capture speed across comparable types of webcam.

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Does Not Have a Motion Detector

The LifeCam Cinema does not have a motion detector. Most of the other webcams that have been available for around the same time as the LifeCam Cinema also do not have a motion detector.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

Like most of the other webcams that have been on the market for more than two years, the LifeCam Cinema does not feature face tracking.

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Not Mac Compatibility

The LifeCam Cinema is not mac compatibility, although it is worth noting that most of the other webcams that were released around the same time as the LifeCam Cinema are also not mac compatibility.

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

Most webcams of a comparable age and spec to the LifeCam Cinema do not have a snapshot button. The Microsoft LifeCam Cinema is no exception to this as it too does not have a snapshot button.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The LifeCam Cinema does not have a night mode, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other webcams that came out around the same time as the LifeCam Cinema also do not have a night mode.

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Quite Big Minimum Hard Disk Space

With a minimum hard disk space of 1,500 megabyte, the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has one of the bigger minimum hard disk spaces amongst webcams of this age. The average minimum hard disk space of webcams that are a comparable age to the LifeCam Cinema is 360MB, and the minimum hard disk spaces range from 60MB to 1.6GB.

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Very Big Minimum RAM

The average minimum RAM of webcams of a similar type and age to the LifeCam Cinema is 510MB. At 1,024 megabyte, the LifeCam Cinema has a very big minimum RAM compared to most of the other webcams that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

Performance
Megapixel
Maximum Frame Rate
Maximum Video Resolution
Zoom Capability
Full HD
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Diagonal Field of View
Focus Adjustment
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution
Still Image Resolution(s)
Photo Feature
Supported Video Modes
Resolution At Capture Speed
Maximum Image Resolution
Design
Built-In Microphone
Mounting Type
Colour of Product
Interface
Certification
Cable Length
Sensor Type
Built-In Flash
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
USB Powered
Mac Compatibility
Optical Drive Required
Minimum System Requirements
Compatible Operating Systems
USB Required
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Minimum RAM
Minimum Processor
Quantity Per Box
Width (imperial)
Height (imperial)
Depth (imperial)
Viewing Angle
Power Source
Frequency Range
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Laptop Clamp
Manual
CRT Stand
LCD Clamp
Desktop Stand
Bundled Software
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See How Other Webcams Compare to the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema

LifeCam Studio vs LifeCam Cinema

Microsoft LifeCam Studio vs Microsoft LifeCam Cinema
Microsoft LifeCam Studio Microsoft LifeCam Cinema
£ 44.09 £16.03
50% Higher Megapixel Count
0.43" Shorter
Newer by One Month
Digitale-Generation.de Review is Marginally Better
£28 More Expensive
Techradar Review is Significantly Worse

HP 2100 vs Microsoft LifeCam Cinema

HP 2100 vs Microsoft LifeCam Cinema
HP 2100 Microsoft LifeCam Cinema
£ 23.89 £16.03
Vastly Smaller Minimum RAM
11x Smaller Minimum Hard Disk Space
Considerably Better User Reviews
3MP Higher Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution
£8 More Expensive
Older by Over One Year

TV Cam HD vs LifeCam Cinema

Logitech TV Cam HD vs Microsoft LifeCam Cinema
Logitech TV Cam HD Microsoft LifeCam Cinema
£ 31.26 £16.03
Newer by Three Years
Vastly Better Digital Versus Review
Vastly Better Les Numeriques.com Review
Higher Megapixel Count
£15 More Expensive
91% Wider
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