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MSI StarCam Clip
MSI StarCam Clip

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MSI StarCam Clip Webcam

0.3MP 640 X 480 Feb 2011
Built-In Microphone Megapixel Maximum Video Resolution Snapshot Button Release Date
One industry award
Easy to use
Good technical features
4 Reviews + 1 Award
Trusted Reviews Recommended

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One Industry Award

This webcam received a "Recommended" award from websites Trusted Reviews who decided that this MSI webcam was good.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, and this MSI webcam has an overall expert rating of 76%.


Good Technical Features

One customer thought this webcam had good features. Expert review site said “This is a great camera with many features that quite frankly make it underpriced”.


Easy to Use

One customer who purchased the product thought it had a good experience. said in their review on expert review site Trusted Reviews “I just came back from a holiday in Kenya, which apart from losing my Pentax Optio S6 was an excellent experience” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Nice Design

One MSI StarCam Clip owner who reviewed this webcam considered that it was neat. Ten years ago said “Although the StarCam Clip is a neat little package, especially if youre looking for something portable thatll clip onto your laptop screen” in their review.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The StarCam Clip has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other webcams that are a similar age to this webcam.

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Released Over Six Years Ago

MSI released the StarCam Clip in February 2011.


Very Low Megapixel

The StarCam Clip has one of the lower megapixels (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst webcams of this age. The megapixels of webcams of a comparable age and spec to this webcam range from 0.3MP to 20MP, and the average megapixel is 2.5MP.

If you want a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 (1MP) which is also higher rated.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on webcams that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Snapshot Button

The StarCam Clip has a snapshot button. Most of the other webcams that came out around the same time as this webcam also have a snapshot button.

Alternative webcams with a snapshot button currently available that you might want to look at include because of its better review score, the Logitech 3000.

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Packaging Data

Has a Laptop Clamp

The MSI StarCam Clip has a laptop clamp. Most of the other webcams of this type and age also have a laptop clamp.

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MSI StarCam Clip Review Sources

To prepare this MSI StarCam Clip review we compared this webcam to 282 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 41,192 product attributes, 14,371 webcam reviews and 717,600 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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