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HP HD 5210
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HP HD 5210 Webcam

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30fps 1920 X 1080 Jan 2012
Maximum Frame Rate Built-In Microphone Face Tracking Maximum Video Resolution Release Date
- HP's HD 5210 high-end webcam streams faster, clearer and smoother video over much less bandwidth. It's superb technology and advanced features than you've experienced before.- The... More
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#1392 - HP HD 5210 1080p Webcam Video Review
Unboxing HP Webcam HD 5210 + Extra
HP Webcam HD 5210 Review + Giveaway
HP 1080P HD 5210 webcam unboxing

16 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This HP webcam received a "Highly Recommended" from 3dGameMan.com who thought that this webcam was great.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including Techradar, gadgetreview.com and techradar.com/au/ this HP webcam has an overall expert rating of 73 out of 100.

HP Has Good Webcam Reviews

On average HP webcams have good ratings as do all webcams built by HP.

Nice Design

A number of HP HD 5210 owners who purchased the HP HD 5210 mentioned that it was good looking. Techradar.com wrote on expert review site Techradar “Loved ones spread across every corner of the world, then getting a decent webcam is pretty essential” in their review and scored it 70 out of 100.

Robust

One HP HD 5210 reviewer who bought it reckoned that it was well made. 3dgameman.com mentioned in their HP HD 5210 review on expert review site 3dGameMan.com “The HP HD 5210 1080p Webcam is really in a class of it's own since it has a H.264 video processor built in”.

Good Product Quality

Several HP HD 5210 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Four years ago 3dgameman.com mentioned in their review of this webcam on 3dGameMan.com “Pretty good image quality”. 3dgameman.com also wrote “Great recording quality via dual microphones”.

Good Picture Quality

One HP HD 5210 owner who reviewed it considered that it produced a good quality image.

Features Face Tracking

Unlike most of the other similar spec webcams that came out more than two years ago which do not feature face tracking, the HD 5210 features face tracking.

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USB Powered

The HD 5210 is USB powered, which is unusual. Most of the other webcams that were launched around the same time as the HD 5210 are not USB powered.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

Like most of the other webcams that have been around for more than two years, the HP HD 5210 has a built-in microphone.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The HD 5210 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels webcam, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This webcam's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all webcams that were launched around the same time as the HD 5210.

Amongst similar types of webcam the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Has a Snapshot Button

The HD 5210 has a snapshot button, which is unusual. Most of the other webcams of this age and spec do not have a snapshot button.

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Full HD

The HP HD 5210 is Full HD. Most of the other webcams of a comparable age and type to the HD 5210 are not Full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The HP HD 5210 has a zoom capability. Most of the other comparable spec webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD 5210 do not have a zoom capability.

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Fairly Long Cable Length

The shortest cable length of comparable spec webcams that have been on the market for a similar time to the HD 5210 is 1m and the longest is 5m. The HD 5210 has a fairly long cable length (1.82 meters) compared to most of the other webcams that are a comparable age to the HD 5210.

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1080p Supported Video Mode

The HD 5210 supports a 1080p supported video mode which is better than the 720p supported video mode supported by most similar spec webcams that were released more than two years ago.

This webcam's supported video mode (1080p) is actually the best supported supported video mode amongst all webcams that have been around for a similar time to the HD 5210.

The worst supported supported video mode across similar types of webcam is 720p.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

Most webcams that are a similar age to the HD 5210 do not have a motion detector. The HD 5210 is no exception to this as it too does not have a motion detector.

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Not Mac Compatible

Most webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD 5210 are not Mac compatible. The HD 5210 is no exception to this as it too is not Mac compatible.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The HD 5210 does not have a night mode. Most of the other webcams of this type and age also do not have a night mode.

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Only Windows XP Professional X64 Windows Operating System

This webcam supports a Windows XP Professional x64 Windows operating system, which is typical of many comparable spec webcams that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP HD 5210

Released Over Five Years Ago

HP released the HD 5210 over five years ago.

Average Maximum Frame Rate

At 30 frames per second, the HD 5210 has a relatively average maximum frame rate compared to most of the other webcams of a similar type and age to the HD 5210.

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USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most commonly found interface on webcams that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

Performance
Maximum Frame Rate
Face Tracking
Maximum Video Resolution
Zoom Capability
Snapshot Button
Full HD
Plug and Play
Windows Operating System
Colour Depth
White Balance
Focus Adjustment
Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Parental Control
Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution
Still Image Resolution
Photo Feature
Supported Video Format
Supported Video Mode
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format Supported
Design
Built-In Microphone
Mount
Colour
Interface
LED Indicator
Cable Length
Pan Range
Tilt Angle
Sensor Type
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
USB Powered
Mac Compatible
Optical Drive Requirement
Operating System
CD/DVD-ROM Drive Requirement
Internet Connection Requirement
USB Requirement
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Minimum RAM
Package Dimensions
Packaging Data
Package Weight

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

(4)
4 December 2012

3dGameMan.com

Video Review: The HP HD 5210 1080p Webcam is really in a class of it's own since it has a H.264 video processor built in. This means a true 30FPS at 720p & 1080p. It comes with HP TrueVision for... Read more…

Pretty good image quality
Great recording quality via dual microphones
Widescreen
Good software
Not amazing image quality
Expensive
Weak base
14 June 2012

The performance is great and this unit is priced to sell. Just wear thick tall boots when wading th...

3 March 2012

If you have friends, family and loved ones spread across every corner of the world, then getting a decent webcam is pretty essential. While budget and built-in webcams do the trick, spending a... Read more…

3 March 2012

If you have friends, family and loved ones spread across every corner of the world, then getting a decent webcam is pretty essential. While budget and built-in webcams do the trick, spending a... Read more…

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Barcodes 00086111547340, 00886111547319, 00886111547326, 00886111547340, 00886112489946, 05711045514227
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