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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
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17 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This webcam received a "Highly Recommended" from 3dGameMan.com who decided that this HP webcam was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

This webcam has an average expert rating of 73% based on three expert reviews from sites including Techradar, gadgetreview.com and techradar.com/au/.

HP Has Good Webcam Reviews

HP webcams have good ratings on average and across all webcams HP is one of the superior manufacturers.

Nice Design

Some people who reviewed the HP HD 5210 reckoned that it was good looking. Techradar.com wrote “Loved ones spread across every corner of the world, then getting a decent webcam is pretty essential”.

Robust

One HP HD 5210 owner said in their reviews that the product was well made. Expert website 3dgameman.com wrote in their review of the HP HD 5210 five years ago “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

Two people who reviewed the product agreed that it was good quality. 3dgameman.com wrote five years ago “Pretty good image quality” in their review. 3dgameman.com also mentioned “Great recording quality via dual microphones”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer wrote that this webcam produced a good quality image.

Features Face Tracking

The HD 5210 features face tracking, unlike most of the other comparable spec webcams that were released more than two years ago which do not feature face tracking.

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USB Powered

The HD 5210 is USB powered. Most of the other webcams of this type and age are not USB powered.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

Like most of the other comparable spec webcams that have been on the market for a similar time to the HD 5210, the 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 the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution across all webcams of a comparable type and age to the HD 5210.

The worst video resolution across comparable types of webcam is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Has a Snapshot Button

The HD 5210 has a snapshot button. Most of the other webcams that were released around the same time as the HD 5210 do not have a snapshot button.

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Full HD

The HD 5210 is full HD. Most of the other webcams that are a comparable age to the HD 5210 are not full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The HP HD 5210 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec webcams that came out more than two years ago do not have a zoom capability.

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Fairly Long Cable Length

The average cable length of webcams that have been around for more than two years is 2m, and the cable lengths range from 1m to 5m. At 1.82 meters, the HP HD 5210 has a fairly long cable length compared to most of the other webcams that were released more than two years ago.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

The HD 5210 supports a 1080p supported video modes which is better than most similar spec webcams that were released around the same time as it. Most webcams that were released more than two years ago support a 720p supported video modes.

A 1080p supported video modes is in fact the best supported supported video mode amongst all webcams of this spec and age.

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

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1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution(s)

The highest still image resolution of the HP HD 5210 is 1920 x 1080. That's over six times the still image resolution of a 640 x 480 webcam, which is the most common still image resolution. The worst still image resolution of all webcams of this spec and age is 352 x 288 and the best is 2560 x 1920.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

The HD 5210 does not have a motion detector, although it is worth noting that most of the other webcams of a comparable age and type to the HD 5210 also do not have a motion detector.

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Not Mac Compatibility

Most webcams that are a comparable age to the HD 5210 are not mac compatibility. The HP HD 5210 is no exception to this as it too is not mac compatibility.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The HD 5210 does not have a night mode, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other webcams that have been available for around the same time as the HD 5210 also do not have a night mode.

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Only Windows XP Professional X64 Windows Operating Systems Supported

The HP HD 5210 supports a Windows XP Professional x64 windows operating systems supported which is newer than most webcams of this age and spec. Most webcams that were released more than two years ago support a Windows 8 Pro windows operating systems supported. The worst Windows operating systems support of all comparable spec webcams that were released around the same time as the HD 5210 is Windows 98SE and the best is Windows 8 Pro.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP HD 5210

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when this webcam was released.

Average Maximum Frame Rate

With a maximum frame rate of 30 frames per second, the HP HD 5210 has a fairly typical maximum frame rate compared to most of the other webcams of this age and spec.

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USB Interface

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

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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 Systems Supported
Colour Depth
White Balance
Focus Adjustment
Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Parental Control
Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution
Still Image Resolution(s)
Photo Feature
Video Formats Supported
Supported Video Modes
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Design
Built-In Microphone
Mounting Type
Colour of Product
Interface
LED Indicators
Cable Length
Pan Range
Tilt Angle
Sensor Type
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
USB Powered
Mac Compatibility
Optical Drive Required
Compatible Operating Systems
CD/DVD-ROM Drive Requirement
Internet Connection Required
USB Required
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Minimum RAM
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Light Exposure Control
Compatible Memory Cards
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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