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Microsoft LifeCam Studio

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Microsoft LifeCam Studio

£66.41
£48.50 £18.00 cheaper than 74 days ago
Microsoft LifeCam Studio
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3dGameMan.com 100% Kickass IT Reviews.com Best Buy alphr.com Recommended rwlabs.com Editor's Choice
A multi award winning but low spec 1280 x 720 pixels resolution webcam, representing poor value for money
1280 X 720 Pixels No Yes Clip Nov 2012
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Microsoft LifeCam Studio
£48.50
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Microsoft LifeCam Studio Full HD 1080p 2 MP USB 2.0 Webcam (5WH-00002) (Brand new, unopened)
£55.70
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Microsoft LifeCam Studio Web camera (Brand new, unopened)
£69.02
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Microsoft LifeCam Studio 1080p 2MP USB 2.0 Webcam (Q2F-00015) (Brand new, unopened)
£73.44
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Amazon UK
Microsoft LifeCam Studio Webcam (Retail Packaging)
£59.97
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Una Technology
£61.21
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Tekshop247
£62.20
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Communications Solutions
£65.75
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Box
£66.01
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Kikatek Outlet
Microsoft LifeCam Studio HD Webcam 1080p Windows USB (1 License) (Brand new, unopened) - on
£73.03
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Microsoft Lifecam Studio Q2F-00015 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£75.97
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MICROSOFT LIFECAM STUDIO - PC BRAND NEW FREE DELIVERY (Brand new, unopened) - on
£76.31
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Microsoft LifeCam Studio (New Packaging)
£76.99
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NEW! Microsoft LifeCam Studio 1080p HD video USB Webcam (Brand new, unopened) - on
£81.67
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Microsoft LifeCam Studio 1080p HD video USB Webcam (Brand new, unopened) - on
£81.86
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£23.99
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Used - Microsoft LifeCam Studio 1080p HD Webcam USB 2.0 X821857-004 (Used)
£38.00
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Used - Microsoft LifeCam Studio Webcam - Full HD Webcam (Used)
£38.99
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Used - Microsoft LifeCam Studio Full HD 1080p 2 MP USB 2.0 Webcam (Used)
£50.00
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Microsoft LifeCam Studio Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Microsoft LifeCam Studio number 23 in best selling webcams and number 101 across all webcams.
83
Reviews
499 Reviews + 5 Awards
31
Value for Money
Poor
35
Features
Missing Some Features
26
Age
5 Years Old
46
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with 83% 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 is missing some features:
Not full HD

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 65% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Microsoft LifeCam Studio In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Five Industry Awards

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

The editors of three expert review sites all liked this webcam. This Microsoft webcam received a "Recommended" award from review website Alphr.com, confirming their endorsement and the author at review site IT Reviews.com gave it a "Best Buy" award and concluded it was very good. In addition, review website Rwlabs.com said that this webcam was excellent and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award.

This Microsoft webcam was given a "Highly Recommended" award by website 3dGameMan.com who decided that this webcam was great.

One additional 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, Digital Versus, Pocket Lint and futurelooks.com this webcam has an average expert rating of 80%.

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Average Owner Reviews

On average, based on 483 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Microsoft webcam is 79 out of 100. Over 73% of reviewers gave this webcam either 4 or 5 stars and 83% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Microsoft Webcams Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 2,758 expert and user reviews (including 743 verified purchases), Microsoft has very good reviews for its webcams. 88% of those that bought a Microsoft webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £48.50 it is in the most expensive 28% of webcams.

Price Has Gone Down by £18 (27%)

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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 £48.50 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $41.99 (£55.88).

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Microsoft released the LifeCam Studio in November 2012.

Features

1280 X 720 Pixels Resolution

This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is typical of many webcams.

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Not Full HD

Like most other webcams, the LifeCam Studio is not full HD. 68% of webcams are not full HD.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The LifeCam Studio has a built-in microphone. 86% of webcams also have a built-in microphone.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

microsoft 1920x1080, microsoft q2f00001, microsoft q2f00018, microsoft 5wh00002, microsoft q2f00015, microsoft q2f00014, microsoft q2f00013, microsoft pb4265b

Barcodes:

00616268724765, 00644535530528, 00785307931270, 00885370139808, 00885370249453, 00885370428179, 00885370428186, 00885370428360, 00999996731916, 05052916562115, 05054484208013, 05054533208018, 05054629149492, 05054814457111, 08853704282546

Microsoft LifeCam Studio

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