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Logitech B525
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Logitech B525 Webcam

2MP 30fps 1280 X 720 Dec 2011
Megapixel Count Maximum Frame Rate Built-In Microphone Maximum Video Resolution Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 19 user reviews the average user rating of this webcam is 89 out of 100.

Excellent Brand

On average Logitech low megapixel count webcams have excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all webcams built by Logitech.

Good Product Quality

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. John Kaiser Calautit said “The video quality is good” in his review.

Easy to Use

One Logitech B525 owner said in their reviews that this webcam was easy to setup. Three years ago John Kaiser Calautit scored it 80 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon “Very easy to setup”.

Good Sound Quality

One customer said in their reviews that the Logitech B525 had a good microphone.

USB Powered

The Logitech B525 is USB powered. Most of the other webcams of this age and type are not USB powered.

There are a number of alternative USB powered webcams currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema ($43.99).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Logitech B525 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other webcams of this age and spec.

We compared this webcam to all the other webcams with a built-in microphone and we think a cheaper webcam such as the HP USB HD 720p v2 Business Webcam or you might consider a higher rated webcam such as the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema ($43.99) are also worth considering.

We compared this webcam to all the other webcams with a built-in microphone and we think the Konig IP Camera is also worth considering.

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Very Short

At only 40.4 millimeters, the Logitech B525 is quite short compared to most of the other webcams of a similar type and age to the B525. The heights of low megapixel count webcams that have been available for a similar time to the B525 range from 3.7mm to 490mm, and the average height is 84mm.

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Very Shallow

The shallowest webcam of a comparable age and type to the B525 is 8.2mm deep and the deepest is 440mm. At only 29 millimeters, the Logitech B525 is quite shallow compared to most of the other webcams of this age and type.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

The Logitech B525 does not have a motion detector. Most of the other webcams of a comparable age and spec to the B525 also do not have a motion detector.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

The Logitech B525 does not feature face tracking, although it is worth noting that most of the other webcams of this type and age also do not feature face tracking.

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Not Mac Compatible

Most low megapixel count webcams that are a comparable age to the B525 are not Mac compatible. The Logitech B525 is no exception to this as it too is not Mac compatible.

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

The Logitech B525 does not have a snapshot button, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other webcams of a comparable age and spec to the B525 also do not have a snapshot button.

We compared this webcam to all the other webcams with a snapshot button and we think the Logitech QuickCam Deluxe is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

The Logitech B525 does not have a zoom capability. Most of the other webcams of this age and type also do not have a zoom capability.

Alternative webcams which also have a zoom capability that you might want to consider include the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema ($43.99) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other webcams of a comparable spec and age to the B525, the Logitech B525 does not have a night mode.

We compared this webcam to all the other webcams with a night mode and we think the Pyle PLCM38FRV is also worth considering.

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Not Full HD

The Logitech B525 is not Full HD. Most of the other low megapixel count webcams that have been around for around the same time as the B525 are also not Full HD.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Logitech B525

Released Over Five Years Ago

This webcam has been on the market for over five years.

Average Maximum Frame Rate

At 30 frames per second, the Logitech B525 has a relatively average maximum frame rate compared to most of the other webcams of a comparable type and age to the B525.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 30fps maximum frame rate webcams currently available including the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema ($43.99) which has better reviews; or the Pyle PLCM38FRV which is cheaper.

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USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is typical of many webcams of a similar type and age to it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Logitech B525 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels.

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User Reviews

(9)
Reviewed 22 February 2016 by Laurence Duncan
(Verified Purchase)

It works and has quite a clear picture. The camera does compensate quite well for non-natural lighting and the microphone works well.

Reviewed 18 May 2015 by Neil Morris
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent webcam with integrated microphone.

Reviewed 1 April 2015 by Christine Yvonne Hanney
(Verified Purchase)

Yes very satisfied.

Reviewed 17 August 2014 by Dimitrios
(Verified Purchase)

Great picture, doesn't work too great with Windows 8 though.

Reviewed 16 August 2014 by John Doe
(Verified Purchase)

Great picture, doesn't work too great with Windows 8 though...

Reviewed 24 January 2014 by Richard W.
(Verified Purchase)

Very good quality , fantastic image and good price . the delevery was super fast even in christmas . if needed ill use this byer more times.

Reviewed 24 January 2014 by Sergio santos
(Verified Purchase)

Very good quality , fantastic image and good price . the delevery was super fast even in christmas . if needed ill use this byer more times...

Reviewed 13 May 2013 by John Kaiser Calautit

Logitech B525 HD Webcam: For portable HD video calling and recording with auto focus.

The video quality is good, and there is no lag. The sound quality is also good. Comes with lots of... Read more…

Reviewed 12 December 2012 by Ian Longden
(Verified Purchase)

Great Webcam with integrated microphone. worked straight from the box - found it's own software from the web. no problem.

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