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Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD vs Microsoft LifeCam Cinema

Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD vs Microsoft LifeCam Cinema

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Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD
Microsoft LifeCam Cinema

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Cheaper by $31
The Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD costs $30.52 less than the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema.
8 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this webcam.
5 Reasons For
Zoom capability Edit
The Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has a zoom capability, however the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD does not have a zoom capability.
Auto focus Edit
The Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has an auto focus, whereas the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD does not have an auto focus.
Seven more awards
The Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has 8 awards, however the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD has 1 award.
Expert reviews are hugely better
Based on 37 reviews, the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has an average expert review score of 84%, but the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD has an average rating of 55% (based on 3 reviews).
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 216 reviews, the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has an average user review score of 90%, but the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD has an average rating of 74% (based on 150 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Does not have a zoom capability Edit
The Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD does not have a zoom capability, however the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema does.
Does not have an auto focus Edit
The Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD does not have an auto focus, whereas the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has an auto focus.
Seven less awards
The Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD has only received 1 award, whereas the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has received 8 awards.
Expert review Rating is vastly Worse
The Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD's average expert score is only 55%, however the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema's is 84% (based on 37 reviews).
User review Rating is much Worse
The Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD's average user score is only 74%, however the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema's is 90% (based on 216 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
$31 more expensive
The Microsoft LifeCam Cinema is more expensive than the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD by $30.52.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 shop sell the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema, however 9 shops sell the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync 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 three years older
The Microsoft LifeCam Cinema is older than the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD by four years.

Awards

1 Award
computershopper.com: Good For Gaming
8 Awards
benchmarkreviews.com: Gold
clubic.com: Very Good
hardware-pacers.com: Editor's Choice Platinum Award
hardwareluxx.de: Excellent Hardware
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pcfoster.pl: Recommended
toptenreviews.com: Bronze
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

37 months Ago 84 months Ago

Performance

Megapixel
1MP 1MP
Maximum Frame Rate
30fps 30fps
Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
Zoom Capability
 Zoom capability
 Zoom capability
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 65
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 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
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 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
Linux Operating Systems Supported
 Linux operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 73°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 73°
Diagonal Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 73°
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus
 Auto focus
 Auto focus
BEST
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.15 - ∞
Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution
3.7MP 5MP
BEST
Photo Feature
 Photo feature
 Photo feature
Supported Video Modes
 720p
 720p
Resolution (at Capture Speed(
 1280×720@30fps
 640x480@30fps
 1280×720@30fps
 640x480@30fps
Maximum Image Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 2880 x 1620

Design

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Mounting Type
 Clip
 Stand
 Clip/Stand
 Clip
 Stand
 Clip/Stand
Colour
 Black
 Black
Interface
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data ACMA, ICES-003, EIP, EPUP, WEEE, CE, VCCI, KCC, GOST, CITC, UkrSEPRO, FCC, UL, cUL, CB
Cable Length
1.5m 1.83m
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
BEST
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 95.3g
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 55.8mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 45.9mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 24mm

Other Features

USB Powered
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB powered
Mac Compatibility
 Mac compatibility
BEST
 Mac compatibility
Optical Drive Required
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Optical drive required
Minimum System Requirements
Unknown - Click to provide data CD-ROM
Compatible Operating Systems
Unknown - Click to provide data Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2
USB Required
 USB required
 USB required
Minimum Hard Disk Space
500MB
BEST
1.5GB
Minimum RAM
512MB
BEST
1GB
Minimum Processor
2.4GHz Intel Dual-Core 1.6 GHz
Quantity Per Box
Unknown - Click to provide data 60pc(s)
Width (imperial)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.58"
Height (imperial)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.2"
Depth (imperial)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.81"
Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 73°
Compatibility
Microsoft Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP (SP 2 or higher) / Mac OS® X 10.5 / Linux Kernel 2.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Source
 DC
 DC
BEST
Frequency Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 200Hz - 8000Hz

Packaging Data

Laptop Clamp
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Laptop clamp
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
CRT Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 CRT stand
LCD Clamp
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LCD clamp
Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Bundled Software
Live! Central 3 Lite Microsoft LifeCam
Quantity
1 50
BEST
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