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Microsoft LifeCam Studio Webcam

No Yes 1280 X 720 Pixels Clip Nov 2012
Full HD Built-In Microphone Maximum Video Resolution Mounting Type Release Date
Good expert reviews
Has a built-in microphone
1280 x 720 pixels video resolution 100% Kickass IT Best Buy Recommended Editor's Choice
316 Reviews + 5 Awards

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Good Expert Reviews

This webcam received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from

Microsoft Has Good Reviews for Its Webcams

Based on 1,908 expert and owner reviews (including 290 verified purchases), Microsoft has good ratings for its webcams. Microsoft also has good ratings specifically within its webcams range. 88% of those that bought a Microsoft webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Over Four Years Ago

This webcam has been on the market since November 2012.


Has a Built-In Microphone

The LifeCam Studio has a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams that were launched more than two years ago also have a built-in microphone.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the LifeCam Studio is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels webcam, which is the most frequently found video resolution. Across all webcams of a similar type and age to this webcam the best video resolution is 1600 x 1200 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Not Full HD

This webcam is not full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers microsoft hz5wh00003, microsoft 1920x1080, microsoft q2f00018, microsoft q2f00014, microsoft q2f00001, microsoft 5wh00002, microsoft q2f00013, microsoft pb4265b, brand q2f00001
Barcodes 00885370139808, 00885370428186, 00885370428360, 00999996731916

Microsoft LifeCam Studio Review Sources

To prepare this Microsoft LifeCam Studio review we compared this webcam to 280 other models. For each webcam that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 41,292 product attributes, 15,162 webcam reviews and 601,800 historical webcam prices from 0 webcam retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this webcam compared to the other models as well as any areas where this webcam is lacking.

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