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Microsoft LifeCam Studio

3dGameMan.com 100% Kickass IT Reviews.com Best Buy alphr.com Recommended rwlabs.com Editor's Choice
A multi award winning and fully featured full HD built-in microphone webcam
Yes Yes 2MP Yes Sep 2012
Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Face Tracking Release Date

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Microsoft LifeCam Studio Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Microsoft LifeCam Studio as follows for Summary.
97
492 Reviews + 5 Awards
1
Not Currently for Sale
92
Fully-Featured
20
4 Years Old
Overall Score
56
Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

It has good expert reviews and not bad user reviews with 82% of buyers recommending this webcam to others. This webcam has received five awards including a "Recommended" from Alphr.com and a "Best Buy" from it Reviews.com. Logitech webcams also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer webcams with better features are available. However this Microsoft webcam has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest webcams 2017.
The LifeCam Studio has some great features:
Full HD
Has a built-in microphone
Quite high megapixel
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution

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Microsoft LifeCam Studio In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Five Industry Awards

This webcam is one of the most highly awarded by webcam experts of all the webcams.

Three expert review sites all thought that this Microsoft webcam was very good. This webcam received a "Recommended" award from review site Alphr.com and it received a "Best Buy" award from website IT Reviews.com. This Microsoft webcam also received an Rwlabs.com "Editor's Choice" award.

This webcam was given a "Highly Recommended" award by review site 3dGameMan.com who said that this Microsoft webcam was very good.

Les Numeriques.com gave this webcam a "5 Star" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 16 expert reviews from sites including Techradar, Pocket Lint, Digital Versus and Klikk.no this webcam has an overall expert rating of 80 out of 100.

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Average Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this webcam rated it as 79 out of 100. 159 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this webcam either 4 or 5 stars and 82% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Microsoft Has Very Good Webcam Reviews

Based on 2,851 expert and owner reviews (including 768 verified purchases), Microsoft has very good ratings for its webcams. Microsoft also has very good ratings specifically for its webcams compared to other manufacturers. 86% of those that bought a Microsoft webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Full HD

The LifeCam Studio is full HD, unlike most of the other webcams which are not full HD.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The LifeCam Studio has a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams also have a built-in microphone.

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Quite High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 5 megapixels, the LifeCam Studio has a fairly high megapixel compared to most of the other webcams. The lowest megapixel of webcams is 0.3MP, the highest is 20MP, and the average megapixel is 3.1MP.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Microsoft LifeCam Studio is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This webcam's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all webcams.

Across comparable types of webcam the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Has a Snapshot Button

The Microsoft LifeCam Studio has a snapshot button. Most of the other webcams also have a snapshot button.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The LifeCam Studio has a zoom capability. Most of the other webcams also have a zoom capability.

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Has an Auto Focus

The LifeCam Studio has an auto focus. Most of the other webcams also have an auto focus.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Microsoft LifeCam Studio has a built-in flash, unlike most of the other webcams which do not have a built-in flash.

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Features Face Tracking

The Microsoft LifeCam Studio features face tracking. Most of the other webcams also feature face tracking.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Microsoft webcam was released in September 2012.


Product Identifiers

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