Creative Labs Live! Cam Chat HD vs V7 Professional HD Webcam 720P

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Creative Labs Live! Cam Chat HD
V7 Professional HD Webcam 720P

Top Prices

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MacMall
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In stock
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Standard delivery: $4.01
In stock
MacMall
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

2 Reasons For
1 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Better user reviews
Based on 167 reviews, the average user review score of the Creative Labs Live! Cam Chat HD is 82%, but the average rating of the V7 Professional HD Webcam 720P is 77% (based on 36 reviews).
2 Reasons For
Vastly higher megapixel count Edit
The V7 Professional HD Webcam 720P has a megapixel count of 5MPMP, however the Creative Labs Live! Cam Chat HD is only a 1MPMP webcam (4MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the image a webcam records is measured in megapixels. A webcam with a resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels records 1,310,720 pixels or roughly 1.3 megapixels.

A higher number of megapixels means the webcam is able to record finer detail. The resolution of the image is, however, not the only factor which contributes to the overall image and video quality of the webcam.

$8 cheaper
The V7 Professional HD Webcam 720P costs $14.97, whereas the Creative Labs Live! Cam Chat HD is $22.57.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Vastly lower megapixel count Edit
The Creative Labs Live! Cam Chat HD is a 1MPMP webcam. That's 4MP lower than the V7 Professional HD Webcam 720P (5MPMP). Read more

The resolution of the image a webcam records is measured in megapixels. A webcam with a resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels records 1,310,720 pixels or roughly 1.3 megapixels.

A higher number of megapixels means the webcam is able to record finer detail. The resolution of the image is, however, not the only factor which contributes to the overall image and video quality of the webcam.

More expensive by $8
The Creative Labs Live! Cam Chat HD is $7.60 more expensive than the V7 Professional HD Webcam 720P.
3 Reasons Against
Not as many stockists
Only 2 stores sells the V7 Professional HD Webcam 720P, however 3 retailers sell the Creative Labs Live! Cam Chat HD. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this webcam remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over two years older
The V7 Professional HD Webcam 720P is older than the Creative Labs Live! Cam Chat HD by two years.
Lower user review Score
The V7 Professional HD Webcam 720P only has an average user rating of 77%, but the Creative Labs Live! Cam Chat HD has an average user rating of 82% (based on 167 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

33 months Ago 58 months Ago

Performance

Megapixel Count
1MP 5MP
BEST
Maximum Frame Rate
30fps 30fps
Maximum Video Resolution
 2560 x 1920
 2560 x 1920
BEST
Mac Operating System
 Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
 Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
 Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
BEST
 Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
 Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
 Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
BEST
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution
5.7MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Video Mode
 720p
BEST
 720p
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1280×720@30fps
 640x480@30fps
BEST
 1280×720@30fps
 640x480@30fps
Maximum Image Resolution
1280 x 720 4000 x 3000

Design

Mount
 Clip
 Stand
 Clip/Stand
 Clip
 Stand
 Clip/Stand
Colour
 Black
 Black
Interface
 USB 2.0
BEST
 USB 2.0
Cable Length
1.5m 1.5m

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 95g

Other Features

Operating System
Windows, Mac OS X 10.5, Linux 2.6 Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
Minimum Hard Disk Space
512MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum RAM
512MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Processor
Intel Pentium 4 2,4 GHz/AMD Athlon Unknown - Click to provide data
Industry Standard Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data CE, FCC, RoHS, WEEE
Package Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 120 x 65 x 150
Compatibility
Microsoft Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Data

Bundled Software
Live! Central 3 Lite Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 172g
Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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