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Genius WideCam F100
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Genius WideCam F100 Webcam

$44.99
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12MP 30fps 1920 X 1080 Jul 2014
Megapixel Maximum Frame Rate Built-In Microphone Maximum Video Resolution Release Date
It's time to upgrade your webcam usage. Genius presents a new Full HD webcam to enhance your chatting and video conference experience, WideCam F100. This webcam has an ultra wide angle lens up to... More
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14 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This medium megapixel webcam received an expert rating of 70% from mymac.com.

Good Sound Quality

A few Genius WideCam F100 owners thought this webcam had a good microphone. G. Reed wrote “Not tried audio so can't commentImage as previous reviewer says not really 1080” in their review. Ged Tyrrell gave it a very good review and wrote on Amazon “Brilliant video and sound”.

Nice Design

One Genius WideCam F100 reviewer who purchased it considered that it was a good design.

Good Size

One customer thought the product was compact. Dr S Kalliadasis said in their review of this webcam on Amazon “Nice and compact design”.

Good Product Quality

Several customers who reviewed this webcam reckoned that it was good quality. Dr S Kalliadasis wrote “Good quality image” in their review of this webcam. Ged Tyrrell said in their review of the Genius WideCam F100 “It works perfectly and the audio quality is amazong, even across the who of our boardroom”. Neal Osborne wrote on Amazon “If you wanna record proper, full on, top quality, HD videos you need to buy a different camera”.

Good Technical Features

One Genius WideCam F100 owner who purchased the product reckoned that it had good features. Expert website Mymac.com said “What I mean by this is that the WideCam F100 has many features that are definitely not built into your typical webcam” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Genius Has Good Webcam Reviews

Genius has good average ratings across all webcams, however it has poor ratings specifically within its medium megapixel webcams range.

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USB Powered

Unlike most of the other webcams of this spec and age which are not USB powered, the Genius WideCam F100 is USB powered.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative USB powered webcams currently available including because of it's better review score, the Trust Trino[plb_1437280_price].

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The WideCam F100 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other webcams that are a comparable age to the WideCam F100.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other webcams with a built-in microphone currently available including the A4Tech PK-950H[plb_2499372_price], or the Trust Trino[plb_1437280_price] which has better reviews; or the Creative Labs Live! Cam Chat HD[plb_1479412_price] which is cheaper.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the WideCam F100 is 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 across all webcams of a similar spec and age to the WideCam F100.

Across comparable types of webcam the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most frequently found interface on webcams of this age and type.

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Full HD

Unlike most of the other webcams of a comparable spec and age to the WideCam F100 which are not full HD, the WideCam F100 is full HD.

There are a number of other full HD webcams currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the A4Tech PK-950H[plb_2499372_price].

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1080p Supported Video Modes

The Genius WideCam F100 supports a better supported video mode than most similar spec webcams that are a comparable age to it. This Genius webcam supports a 1080p supported video modes, whereas most webcams of a similar age and spec to it support a 720p supported video modes. This webcam also supports a 720i supported video modes.

A 1080p supported video modes is in fact the best supported supported video mode across all webcams of a comparable age and type to the WideCam F100.

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

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1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The Genius WideCam F100 has a better resolution at capture speed than most webcams of this age and type. This webcam has a 1920x1080@30fps resolution at capture speed, whereas most similar spec webcams that are a comparable age to it have a 640x480@30fps resolution at capture speed. This webcam also has a resolution at capture speed of 1280×720@30fps.

A 1920x1080@30fps resolution at capture speed is actually the best resolution at capture speed amongst all webcams that are a similar age to the WideCam F100.

Amongst similar types of webcam the worst resolution at capture speed is 640x480@30fps.

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9 Reasons Against

Average Owner Reviews

Based on 36 owner reviews this Genius webcam has an average owner rating of 65%.

Poor Connectivity

One person who bought it reckoned that it did not have email functionality. Four years ago G. Reed mentioned in their review “Unless I am missing something.I did email Genius UK a few times”.

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

The Genius WideCam F100 does not have a motion detector, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec webcams that were released more than two years ago also do not have a motion detector.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

Most medium megapixel webcams that have been around for more than two years do not feature face tracking. The Genius WideCam F100 is no exception to this as it too does not feature face tracking.

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Not Mac Compatibility

Most medium megapixel webcams that have been around for more than two years are not mac compatibility. The WideCam F100 is no exception to this as it too is not mac compatibility.

If you would prefer a webcam that is mac compatibility then you might want to look at the Creative Labs Live! Cam Chat HD[plb_1479412_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

The WideCam F100 does not have a zoom capability. Most of the other webcams that have been around for more than two years also do not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

Like most of the other webcams that have been around for a similar time to the WideCam F100, the Genius WideCam F100 does not have a snapshot button.

We compared all the other webcams which also have a snapshot button to this webcam and we think the Trust Trino[plb_1437280_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The WideCam F100 does not have a night mode, although keep in mind that most of the other webcams of this type and age also do not have a night mode.

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Very Deep Package Depth

Webcams that are a similar age to the WideCam F100 have package depths of between 35mm and 220mm. The Genius WideCam F100 has one of the deepest package depths (218 millimeters) amongst webcams of this age.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This Genius webcam has been on the market for over two years.

Average Maximum Frame Rate

At 30 frames per second, the Genius WideCam F100 has a relatively average maximum frame rate compared to most of the other webcams that were launched around the same time as the WideCam F100.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 30fps maximum frame rate webcams currently available including a cheaper webcam such as the Creative Labs Live! Cam Chat HD[plb_1479412_price] or you might consider a higher scoring webcam such as the Trust Trino[plb_1437280_price].

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Specification

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USB Powered
Optical Drive Required
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Manual
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Expert Reviews

(5)
30 May 2014

The F100 is a well-made product with the versatility to act as either a personal webcam or a video conferencing tool however many of the features intended for the latter really hamper the...

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26 October 2012

The webcam is a excellent device. It brings broad spectrum of versatility to your computer. What I mean by this is that the WideCam F100 has many features that are definitely not built into your... Read more…

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6 April 2014

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4 November 2013

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User Reviews

(25)
Reviewed 4 February 2013 by Epopov
Epopov would recommend the Genius WideCam F100 (Verified Purchase)

I purchased the F100 because normal web cams just have too narrow of a field of view. This is especially annoying when video chatting with my parents and having my wife and daughter around. The... Read more…

Reviewed 27 February 2015 by WebCam

The webcam does not at all worth the money...

Reviewed 27 December 2014 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Asus overclocking settings are really easy to use. Love the Bios and mobo layout...

Used for new gaming computer. Bios is nice and easy to use. Easy to UpgradeFlash the bios. Asus support ( used for driver downloads) is really easy to use. Runs Windows 8.1 no problems
Very stable and reliable so far, seems to be of good build quality. BIOS easy to use
Fits all components rather nicely, way better spaced than my last motherboard
This board looks like the perfect board for a low budget Socket 1150 build when looking on various websites
As an A certified tech (and field service tech for several major PC brands) I can say this board is laid out pretty decently and fired right up, even recognized my 1600Mhz Mushkin memory I had laying
4 Dedicated internal SATA ports, 2 Share bandwith with the M.2 Slot. Not a big problem, just plug in your optical drives in those 2 SATA ports
Was DOA, although I doubt that was the mobo's fault
This board was dead on arrival, Board would not recognize any power from the power supply, and would not boot up at all. Tested all other components on another motherboard, to find out this board was
The AMD 00 interface software from the Asus site fails to install. Best to install from the included CD
Needs more PWM fan connectors. Only two seems cheap
Reviewed 16 October 2014 by Nathaniel L.
(Verified Purchase)

Like I mentioned above, the board came in and worked right out of the box. It was probably my most hassle free installation as far as motherboards go to be completely honest. Don't trust the bad... Read more…

Reviewed 26 August 2015 by Carter K.

Great price at $120...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers genius f100, genius f100t, genius f100tl, goods4less 32200213101bpscs28294
Barcodes 00032200312100, 00091163246299, 00644535528440, 00758399161160, 00911632462992, 04139052073871, 05054242267900, 05554442228454, 08944467774703

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