Unlike most of the other webcams of this spec and age the HD 3300 is USB powered.
Has a Built-In Microphone
Most of the other webcams of a similar spec and age to the HD 3300 have a built-in microphone, including the HD 3300.
1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on webcams that have been on the market for more than two years.
The narrowest webcam that is more than two years old is 44mm wide and the widest is 260mm. With a width of only 78 millimeters, the HD 3300 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other webcams that are older than two years.
The average weight of webcams that are older than two years is 180g, and the weights range from 16g to 570g. The HD 3300 is one of the lighter webcams that are more than two years old (only 62 grams) amongst similar spec webcams of this age.
2 Reasons Against
Not Mac Compatible
Most of the webcams of this type and age, including the HD 3300, are not Mac compatible.
Does Not Feature Face Tracking
Most of the webcams of a similar age and type to the HD 3300 do not feature face tracking, including the HP HD 3300.
4 Other reasons to consider the HP HD 3300
HP Has OK Reviews for Its Webcams
HP webcams have ok reviews on average and across all webcams HP is one of the average manufacturers.
Over Two Years Old
It was over two years ago when HP released the HD 3300.
Average Maximum Frame Rate
With a maximum frame rate of 30 frames per second, the HD 3300 has a fairly standard maximum frame rate compared to most of the other webcams of this age and type.
+2 Other reasons
USB 2 Interface
This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most commonly found interface on webcams of this type and age.