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Samsung VG-STC4000
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Samsung VG-STC4000 Webcam

1MP 1920 X 1080 Mar 2014
Built-In Microphone Megapixel Maximum Video Resolution Zoom Capability Release Date
With Full HD capabilities, video calls using services like Skype have greater clarity and brilliance. The camera captures every detail with superior realism, so you feel like your friends and... More
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Good Product Quality

Twenty-one Samsung VG-STC4000 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. This year Amazon Customer said “Good quality kit tho”. Ian Dowse said in his review two years ago “Good quality image and sound, expensive”. Irena wrote on Amazon “Very good quality, we like it” in her review of the Samsung VG-STC4000.

Easy to Use

A few Samsung VG-STC4000 owners who reviewed the Samsung VG-STC4000 agreed that it was easy to setup. Amanda Mc Sorley mentioned on Amazon “Great product easy to setup” nonetheless only rated it 3 stars. Amanda Mc Sorley also mentioned “Bought at a good price and so easy to set up”. J. Brodie mentioned on Amazon “Arrived promptly, easy to set up, picture quality could be better for relatively expensive camera” in their review of the Samsung VG-STC4000.

Three Samsung VG-STC4000 owners wrote that this webcams was easy to use. Anthony Cadman rated it 99 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review of this webcams “Brill idea easy to use a great addition to my smart TV”. Karen M. said on Amazon “Great to use for Skype calls”. Mw mentioned in their Samsung VG-STC4000 review on Amazon two years ago “It's a pity the people we skype seem to use their smartphones, or something worse”.

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Good Sound Quality

A few Samsung VG-STC4000 owners who purchased the Samsung VG-STC4000 reckoned that it had a good microphone. J. C. Learoyd gave it a score of 4 stars and said “Easy to set up, good sound and picture quality” in their review of this webcams. James said on Amazon “Works perfect easy to install, good sound and picture quality”. Kathryn Cressey said “Excellent for sound and picture” in her review of the Samsung VG-STC4000.

Good Size

A number of Samsung VG-STC4000 reviewers considered that the Samsung VG-STC4000 was thick. Two years ago Jm said on Amazon “The ability to use a zoom function is impressive and the wider picture view is a boon” in their review and rated it 4 stars. Mr.jp mentioned on Amazon “Does a good mixture of close up shots and pulled out wider shots as appropriate to whoever's talking at the time” and scored it 99 out of 100. Stu wrote in their Samsung VG-STC4000 review on Amazon “This does give a good wide angle capture, so the family can all sit on the sofa together to Skype”.

One Samsung VG-STC4000 owner who reviewed the product thought it was thin. Mr.jp mentioned on Amazon “The forward facing part is probably about as slim as they could make it” in their Samsung VG-STC4000 review.

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Nice Design

A few customers who reviewed this webcams agreed that it was neat. Dennis S. wrote in his review on Amazon “Very neat, not been tested for Skype yet.”. Jhp Stuart mentioned in their review of the Samsung VG-STC4000 in August last year “Neat accessory for Skype on Samsung TV.”. Jhp Stuart also wrote “Neat little accessory for Samsung smart TV”.

Good Connectivity

Several Samsung VG-STC4000 owners who bought the product agreed that it was good in terms of USB connections. A. Cooney gave it a rating of 99 out of 100 and wrote “Setup is straightforward, just make sure you plug the webcam into the correct USB port (marked TV camera” in their review of this webcams. Mr. Denis Cole and he wrote on Amazon in August last year “It to the correct USB port” in his Samsung VG-STC4000 review.

Good Picture Quality

One person considered that this webcams produced a sharp image. Mr. Denis Cole gave it a score of 99 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon “Sound quality extremely good picks up sound from a distance of 5 foot, sound is clear a crisp” in his review of this webcams.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Two years ago John H Bryan mentioned “High quality, excellent camera and clear colours”.

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Good Technical Features

One Samsung VG-STC4000 owner who reviewed it considered that it had good features. Robert Martin Weston mentioned on Amazon “Bottom line is the camera is good for sound & vision & has some clever features like an automatic zoom which seems to focus towards the voice” in his review and scored it 99 out of 100.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Samsung VG-STC4000 reviewer who purchased the product mentioned that it was noisy. Levente Farkas wrote on Amazon “Great cam, good picture quality! The only flaw i found is average noise cancellation for the microphones” in their review of the Samsung VG-STC4000.

Robust

One Samsung VG-STC4000 owner wrote in their reviews that it was well made.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the VG-STC4000 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all comparable spec webcams that have been around for around the same time as the VG-STC4000.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst comparable types of webcam.

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Full HD

The VG-STC4000 is full HD, unlike most of the other webcams that are a similar age to the VG-STC4000 which are not full HD.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative full HD webcams currently available including the Logitech C930e[plb_363535_price] which has better reviews.

Webcams which are full HD that might also be worth looking at include the LG AN-VC500[plb_1625985_price], or the Brother NW-1000[plb_1563873_price].

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Has a Zoom Capability

Unlike most of the other built-in microphone webcams that have been available for around the same time as the VG-STC4000 which do not have a zoom capability, the VG-STC4000 has a zoom capability.

Other webcams which also have a zoom capability that you might want to look at include the Brother NW-1000[plb_1563873_price].

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Very Shallow Package Depth

The package depths of webcams of this type and age range from 35mm to 230mm, and the average package depth is 120mm. At only 35 millimeters, the VG-STC4000 has a fairly shallow package depth compared to most of the other built-in microphone webcams that have been available for a comparable time to the VG-STC4000.

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15 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Ten Samsung VG-STC4000 reviewers reckoned that the Samsung VG-STC4000 was not cheap. Cliente Amazon wrote on Amazon in August last year “Expensive though”. Dennis S. wrote on Amazon “Very expensive for a webcam” nonetheless gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Ian Dowse mentioned on Amazon “Good quality image and sound, expensive”.

A number of customers who bought the product concluded that it was not good value for money. A. Cooney said in their review of this webcams on Amazon “It's a little pricey”. Readingandy mentioned in their review “These can be a be pricey to come by now”. In August last year Shaun Morgan wrote “You need to use the camera you are stuck with buying a pricy compatible camera” in his review of the Samsung VG-STC4000.

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Poor Support

One Samsung VG-STC4000 owner who reviewed it considered that it did not have good technical guidance.

£4.10 Price Increase

The VG-STC4000 has increased in price by £4.10 in the last 44 days.

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

Like most of the other built-in microphone webcams that have been around for around the same time as the VG-STC4000, the Samsung VG-STC4000 does not have a motion detector.

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Not Cheap

We think this built-in microphone webcam looks expensive compared to other webcams of a comparable spec and age. The cheapeast webcam of a comparable age and spec that we found costs £3 and the most expensive costs £270.

Not USB Powered

The VG-STC4000 is not USB powered. Most of the other webcams of a similar age and spec to the VG-STC4000 are also not USB powered.

Webcams which are USB powered that might also be worth looking at include the Logitech C930e[plb_363535_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Megapixel

The megapixels of webcams that have been available for more than two years range from 0.1MP to 20MP, and the average megapixel is 3.2MP. With a megapixel of only 1 megapixel, the VG-STC4000 has a fairly low megapixel compared to most of the other similar spec webcams that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VG-STC4000.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

The Samsung VG-STC4000 does not feature face tracking. Most of the other webcams that have been around for a comparable time to the VG-STC4000 also do not feature face tracking.

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Not Mac Compatibility

The VG-STC4000 is not mac compatibility. Most of the other built-in microphone webcams that have been available for a comparable time to the VG-STC4000 are also not mac compatibility.

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The VG-STC4000 has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical (only 29.5 degrees) compared to most of the other webcams that have been available for more than two years. Webcams of a similar spec and age to the VG-STC4000 have viewing angle, verticals of between 29° and 120°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Built-in microphone webcams that came out around the same time as the VG-STC4000 have viewing angle, horizontals of between 45° and 300°. At only 45 degrees, the VG-STC4000 has a very narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other webcams that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the built-in microphone webcams that have been available for a comparable time to the VG-STC4000 the digital zooms range from 2x to 10x, and the average digital zoom is 4.6x. With a digital zoom of only 3 times zoom factor, the Samsung VG-STC4000 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst built-in microphone webcams of this age.

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

The VG-STC4000 does not have a snapshot button. Most of the other webcams that have been around for a similar time to the VG-STC4000 also do not have a snapshot button.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The VG-STC4000 does not have a night mode, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other webcams that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a night mode.

We compared all the other webcams which also have a night mode to this webcam and we think the Belkin F7D7602[plb_1948170_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Heavy

At 113 grams, the Samsung VG-STC4000 is quite heavy compared to most of the other webcams that are a similar age to the VG-STC4000. The weights of webcams of this type and age range from 0.35g to 1.5kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung VG-STC4000

Released Over Two Years Ago

This webcam was released over two years ago.

USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most commonly found interface on built-in microphone webcams that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Specification

Performance
Megapixel
Maximum Frame Rate
Maximum Video Resolution
Zoom Capability
Full HD
Operating Voltage
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Video Formats Supported
Design
Built-In Microphone
Mounting Type
Colour of Product
Interface
Tilt Angle
Built-In Flash
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Package Depth
LCD Clamp
Package Width
Package Weight
Package Height

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Product Identifiers

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