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Microsoft LifeCam Studio

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Our Verdict:
A best selling and high-quality 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution webcam, with a best buy award from one expert review website and 4 further awards from other expert sites
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Yes Yes 5MP Sep 2011
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Microsoft LifeCam Studio Review

With excellent features and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Microsoft LifeCam Studio number 18 in best selling webcams, number 19 in full HD webcams and number 22 across all webcams.
89
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370 Reviews + 5 Awards
72
Value for Money
Good
94
Features
Fully-Featured
56
Age
7 Years Old
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with 84% 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. Looking across the entire Logitech webcam range, the average reviews for all Logitech webcams are also excellent.
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 2018.
The LifeCam Studio is one of the best selling webcams currently on the market. View best selling webcams April 2018.
Customers report excellent product quality, that it is easy to use and good picture quality.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
Full HD
Higher than average megapixel
Has a built-in microphone
1080p HD sensor
Auto focus
High-Precision glass element lens
TrueColor technology
ClearFrame technology
High-Fidelity microphone
Tripod thread
Windows live movie maker
Windows live photo gallery
Windows live call button
Works with

Should You Buy it Now?

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Microsoft LifeCam Studio In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Five Industry Awards

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

Three expert review sites all liked this webcam. Website Alphr.com conluded that they would recommend this Microsoft webcam and gave it a "Recommended" award and the editor of review site IT Reviews.com gave it a "Best Buy" award and said it was very good. This webcam also received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Rwlabs.com.

The author at review site 3dGameMan.com decided that this Microsoft webcam was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The expert at one other expert review site said that this webcam was very good. This was from Les Numeriques.com who gave it an "5 Star".

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 16 expert reviews from sites including Techradar, Pocket Lint, Digital Versus and clubic.com this Microsoft webcam has an average expert rating of 80%.

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Average Owner Reviews

On average, LifeCam Studio owners rated this webcam 78 out of 100. 181 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this webcam either 4 or 5 stars and 84% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Good Product Quality

27 people thought it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Six owners who bought the product said that it was easy to use and five owners who bought this webcam reckoned that it was easy to setup.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Six owners wrote that the product produced a sharp image, three owners wrote in their reviews that it produced a good quality image and three people mentioned in their reviews that this webcam produced clear images.

Microsoft Has Very Good Reviews for Its Webcams

We checked 1,613 user and expert reviews (including 577 verified purchases) for Microsoft webcams and found that on average Microsoft has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Microsoft webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Sound Quality

12 people concluded that this webcam had a good microphone.

  • Other solid features include tripod mount and fantastic sound pick up…
  • The dynamic range really good and the sound quality superb…
    A. R. - February 2015
  • Sharp vivid pictures, fine sound…
  • Also, she could hear every sound in great detail - frying, boiling, she could even hear me peeling the potatoes! It's the next best thing to being together with people you love…
    Ca238 - June 2013
  • Met all my expectations, only slight negative is sound could be a little better…
    CapeBob05 (Walmart.com) - September 2011
  • Sound is fair at best…
  • Good camera - sharp picture, great low lighting performance and pretty good sound quality.
    B. Ledwig - October 2016
  • The sound quality is good…
  • Audio is adequate…
    David A - April 2016
  • The sound comes through great even when the camera is in the back of a room…
    Ian M. (Newegg.com) - December 2012

Popular Choice

The LifeCam Studio is a popular choice of webcam.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Three people reckoned that it had good features.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two owners who reviewed it considered that it was well made.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

11 owners said in their reviews that the Microsoft LifeCam Studio was good value for money.

Users Report Nice Design

Four people who reviewed the Microsoft LifeCam Studio thought it was well designed, four people said in their reviews that it was good looking and two people who reviewed the product concluded that it was neat.

Value for Money

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Microsoft LifeCam Studio and the United Kingdom price of £55.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $44.95 (£63.15).

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Age

Released Over Seven Years Ago

Microsoft released the LifeCam Studio in November 2010.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The highest resolution of the LifeCam Studio is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels webcam, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. The worst resolution of all webcams is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Full HD

The LifeCam Studio is full HD, unlike 71% of webcams which are not full HD.

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Higher Than Average Megapixel

The megapixel of the LifeCam Studio of 5MP is in the highest 22% of all webcams when sorted by this feature. The megapixels of webcams range from 0.3MP to 16MP, and the average megapixel is 2.8MP.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The LifeCam Studio has a built-in microphone. 89% of webcams also have a built-in microphone.

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Has a Snapshot Button

The LifeCam Studio has a snapshot button, which is unusual. 84% of webcams do not have a snapshot button.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The LifeCam Studio has a zoom capability, unlike 83% of webcams which do not have a zoom capability.

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Has an Auto Focus

The LifeCam Studio has an auto focus, which is unusual. 81% of webcams do not have an auto focus.

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Features Face Tracking

The LifeCam Studio features face tracking, unlike 87% of webcams which do not feature face tracking.

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2560 X 2048 Still Image Resolution

The highest resolution of the LifeCam Studio is 2560 x 2048. That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found still image resolution(s) of 1024 x 768 and is in fact the best resolution amongst all webcams.

Amongst comparable types of webcam the worst resolution is 320x240.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The LifeCam Studio has a built-in flash, unlike 94% of webcams which do not have a built-in flash.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

microsoft nbqxxnh21b7zq4h9xp8b, microsoft pnx821857004, microsoft 1080pixels, microsoft hz5wh00003, microsoft 1920x1080p, microsoft main31891, microsoft cam1080p, microsoft q2f00017, microsoft q2f00015, microsoft q2f00001, microsoft q2f00014, microsoft q2f00013, dicotasku q2f00015, microsoft q2f00016, microsoft q2f00003, microsoft 5wh00002, microsoft q2f00018, microsoft pca6225, microsoft pb4265b, microsoft 720p, home q2f00015, home 5wh00002

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