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Samsung VGSTC5000XY

74

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Samsung VGSTC5000XY

£69.16
Samsung VG-STC5000
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A fully featured but 3 year old 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution webcam, representing only average value for money
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Yes Yes Clip Feb 2015
Maximum Video Resolution Full HD Built-In Microphone Mounting Type Release Date
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Samsung VG-STC5000 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Samsung VG-STC5000 number 52 in full HD webcams and number 88 across all webcams.
53
Value for Money
Average
85
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
3 Years Old
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has ok user reviews with an average user rating of 68%. Logitech webcams have excellent reviews in general.
This webcam is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better webcams are available. View the latest webcams 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, excellent product quality and good sound quality. However they also report that it is expensive.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
Full HD
Has a built-in microphone
Group video calling
Smart interaction enabled
Virtual mirror

Should You Buy it Now?

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Samsung VG-STC5000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Users Report That it is Expensive

A number of Samsung VG-STC5000 owners who purchased the Samsung VG-STC5000 considered that it was not cheap. David wrote this month “It's impossible to recommend and expensive camera that will become useless in a matter of weeks”. Digger06 said on Amazon “BEWARE, unless you get the correct model, motion control WILL NOT WORK, which makes this cam an expensive one, get in touch with Samsung”. This month Frank said on Amazon “Good quality slightly expensive”.

Several people wrote in their reviews that the Samsung VG-STC5000 was not good value for money. Amazon Customer and mentioned on Amazon this year “Disappointing for the price that it doesn't have a zoom function”. Amazon Customer also said “A bit pricey”. Mudcow said in their Samsung VG-STC5000 review “A little more pricey than I'd like” nonetheless still scored the product 4 stars.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Five customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote a few weeks ago “Really pleased with the product, easy to use, only problem we have had, with the motion, our son says we keep moving on” and gave it a score of 99 out of 100. In the same month Colin Morris said “Good does what is says on the tin arrived in good packaging, quick and easy to use, good features, I can sit on my sofa” in his review. Colin Morris also wrote “To use motion your TinV has to have the feature on the TV it'self the settings, my h6400 has motion control”.

Several customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer rated the Samsung VG-STC5000 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon this year “Thanks to the priority socket marked on the TV, setting up was simple”. B. Phillips wrote in their review of the Samsung VG-STC5000 “Easy to set up and to alter values” and gave this webcams a rating of 80 out of 100. Kev wrote on Amazon last year “Worth it and easy to set up”.

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Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Some Samsung VG-STC5000 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “As simple as it gets and impressive picture quality” in their Samsung VG-STC5000 review. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Good picture quality.”. Amazon Customer also said “High quality”.

Users Report Good Sound Quality

A number of people who purchased the product agreed that it had a good microphone. Clinkham said a few weeks ago “It works very well with an excellent picture and sound - only till June though” in their review but in spite of that gave it a score of 1 stars. Fitnesstraineruk said on Amazon “There's a rubber base grip to remain firm on top of the TV, very good picture quality (not superb), works with Skype, sound quality is brilliant”. Kev rated the product 5 stars and wrote “The quality of photo and sound is excellent” in their Samsung VG-STC5000 review.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Some Samsung VG-STC5000 owners concluded that the Samsung VG-STC5000 was well made. This month Mr. T. J. Rosamond said in their review of this webcams on Amazon “It is well engineered? Yes but, its only a camera” and rated it 5 stars. P. Bennett rated the Samsung VG-STC5000 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The unit looks well made”. R a Downham gave the Samsung VG-STC5000 a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their Samsung VG-STC5000 review “Great web cam with audio mic built in”.

Customers Report Nice Design

A few customers who reviewed this webcams considered that it was neat. Peter J said on Amazon “Very pleased, fits neatly on my Samsung 8500 tv brilliant picture”. Red Partridge scored the product 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Samsung VG-STC5000 on Amazon “It is slightly bigger than a small box of matches and fits neatly on top of the television”.

One customer said in their reviews that it was a good design. This year Colin Morris and he mentioned “Not for the camera only my remote controller like a wii, camera quality and design good and stable on tv” in his Samsung VG-STC5000 review.

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Users Report That it is a Good Size

One Samsung VG-STC5000 reviewer said in their reviews that it was thick. Frank rated the product 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review “Will not move side to side fairly good wide angle good picture quality”.

Customers Report Excellent Connectivity

One Samsung VG-STC5000 reviewer said in their reviews that it was good in terms of USB connections. Kevin W Richardson mentioned in his Samsung VG-STC5000 review “Worked easily and immediately once I'd plugged the USB plug into the correct socket”.

Customers Report Helpful Technical Guidance

Two customers who reviewed the product thought it had good technical guidance. Phil the Pill wrote on Amazon “Better Instructions Please!”. This year Tj120 said on Amazon “Excellent camera very easy to instal also the reviews gave great advice on how to go about easier installation, instruction booklet could offer more instruction on volume control”.

Users Report Great Technical Features

One customer who bought the Samsung VG-STC5000 wrote that it had good features. Colin Morris mentioned “Easy to use, good features, I can sit on my sofa” in his review.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Samsung VG-STC5000 and the United Kingdom price of £69.16 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $95.45 (£131.51).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This webcam was released in February 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The VG-STC5000 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels webcam, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. Across all webcams the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Full HD

The VG-STC5000 is full HD, which is unusual. 67% of webcams are not full HD.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The VG-STC5000 has a built-in microphone, as do 85% of webcams.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung vgstc5000za, vgstc5000xy

Barcodes:

00887276075075, 08806086592154

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