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A Fully Featured Built-In Microphone Webcam
No Yes 1.3MP 1280 X 1024 Pixels Jul 2009
Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Maximum Video Resolution Release Date

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HP AU165AA Review

With very good features, we have ranked the HP AU165AA number 343 across all webcams.
Not Currently for Sale
3 Great Features
8 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 23?

It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 80%.
This webcam is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better webcams are available. View the latest webcams 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in microphone
Has a snapshot button

HP AU165AA In-Depth Analysis


HP Webcams Have Good Reviews

We checked 222 user and expert reviews (including 10 verified purchases) for HP webcams and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its webcams.

Inferior Product Quality

One HP AU165AA reviewer who reviewed this webcam considered that it was not good quality. Christian Parker wrote “Webcam itself is fine, picture quality isn't amazing” in his review of the HP AU165AA but despite that he scored it 80 out of 100.


Has a Built-In Microphone

The AU165AA has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other recently released comparable spec webcams.

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 1.3 megapixels, the AU165AA has a pretty standard megapixel compared to most of the other new webcams.

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Has a Snapshot Button

The AU165AA has a snapshot button. Most of the other comparable spec webcams that were launched around the same time as this webcam also have a snapshot button.

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Not Full HD

This webcam is not full HD.

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1280 X 1024 Pixels Video Resolution

The AU165AA has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels webcam, which is the most common video resolution. Across all webcams that were released around the same time as this webcam the best video resolution is 1600 x 1200 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Released Over Eight Years Ago

It was July 2009 when this HP webcam was released.

HP AU165AA Review Sources

To prepare this HP AU165AA review we compared this webcam to 100 other models. For each webcam that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 41,320 product attributes, 15,718 webcam reviews and 688,100 historical webcam prices from 0 webcam retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this webcam compared to the other models as well as any areas where this webcam is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 0884962534489, hp au165aa, au165aaabb
Barcodes 00884962238431, 00884962534489, 03610170037323