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16 Reasons For
Good Sound Quality
A number of customers wrote that the product had a good microphone. Barry Sumner mentioned “The sound quality is impressive” in his review. Five years ago George B. Lloyd gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Nice little webcam with good picture and sound quality” in his review. Libera wrote “With good sound and picture” .
Good Picture Quality
A number of people who bought this webcam reckoned that it produced a sharp image. Muffin_girl mentioned on Amazon “Great picture and very crisp sound as” and rated it as very good. A number of Logitech C170 owners who reviewed it said that it produced clear images. Roboscott wrote “Gives a nice clear image and a definite speed increase over my previous cam” and gave the product an excellent review score.
One person mentioned in their reviews that this webcam produced a good quality image. Bollard said in their review on Amazon “An overall 4 stars because this is better for image quality than my old Logitech C500”.
Easy to Use
Some Logitech C170 owners wrote that this webcam was easy to setup. Owen scored it 5 stars and he wrote “Easy to set up, i simply plugged in, loaded up Skype” in his review. Polly gave it a score of 4 stars and she said on Amazon two years ago “Quality webcam for the price and easy to setup and use” in her Logitech C170 review. Sam mentioned “Great quality, easy to set up and fits perfectly on multiple monitors”.
Six Logitech C170 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use. Alison B. said “Excellent value; doesn't get in the way due to handy clip; delivered really quickly; easy to install” and scored the product very highly. Two years ago Essexgurl wrote “The clip holding the camera to the top of the monitor is simple to use & holds everything in place very well”. Laura rated the Logitech C170 5 stars and she said on Amazon four years ago “Webcam is very easy to use, no need to download or install any drivers, just plugged it in” in her review.
One Logitech C170 owner who bought the product mentioned that it performed as expected.
Some Logitech C170 owners said that the product was well made. Imho said on Amazon “The built in PC microphone never worked properly with Skype” in their Logitech C170 review. Jaymac3 gave it a very good review and mentioned on Amazon “Well made and unobstrusive” in their Logitech C170 review. Letspumpiron mentioned on Amazon “Particularly impressed with how sensitive the built in microphone is” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.
Two Logitech C170 owners who bought this webcam thought it was strong and durable. John said in his review “I've always been impressed with the durability, consistent updates”.
Eight Logitech C170 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this webcam was neat. C. J. Garden gave the Logitech C170 a very good review and said “Neat little webcam”. C. J. Garden also said “It is very small and neat and sits nicely on top of my pc monitor”. Four years ago David Crombie said in his review of the Logitech C170 “Small and neat and easy to use”.
Several Logitech C170 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was a good design.
Several customers who reviewed this webcam wrote that it was good looking. Ivored mentioned on Amazon “The webcam is beautifully made and well packaged”. Kevin Temasfieldt mentioned on Amazon “The Picture Quality Is Pretty Good” in his review of the Logitech C170.
Good Product Quality
Several people who bought it wrote that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote four years ago “Easy to set up and good quality picture” and gave the Logitech C170 a score of 80 out of 100. Amazon Customer also wrote “It does the job very well and the quality is very good”. Amazon Customer also said “Great image and sound quality”.
Logitech has excellent average reviews for its webcams as well as across its entire webcam range compared to other brands.
A Top Selling Webcam
The C170 is a popular choice amongst customers who purchased webcams in the last 3 months.
Several Logitech C170 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was compact. Amazon Customer said in their Logitech C170 review on Amazon “Compact design”. Bulman wrote three years ago “It was small and compact and clipped onto my laptop quite easily” in their review of the Logitech C170. In the same month C. Baker mentioned “I now own 3 of these - they are well put together, compact & install with ease, with both an excellent quality camera”.
Only Released Two Months Ago
This webcam is one of the newest webcams to be released.
Some customers who bought this webcam thought it had good technical guidance. Two years ago Henry Ford scored it 80 out of 100 and he wrote “Just like it states in the installation guide, you simply plug the C170 into a USB port” in his review of this webcam. Four years ago Mark Dk wrote “I didn't read the manual! Then it sat properly on top” and gave the Logitech C170 a rating of 5 stars.
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One customer concluded that the product was good in terms of USB connections. Henry Ford said in his review of the Logitech C170 on Amazon “It checks that the correct USB driver has been installed, which begs the question why has Logitech made the process so complicated, when installing the device on a Windows 8.1 set-up”.
Has a Motion Detector
The Logitech C170 has a motion detector. Most of the other latest webcams also have a motion detector.
Features Face Tracking
The Logitech C170 features face tracking, unlike most of the other webcams that have been on the market for a similar time to the C170 which do not feature face tracking.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The Logitech C170 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams that have been around for around the same time as the C170 also have a built-in microphone.
Has a Zoom Capability
The Logitech C170 has a zoom capability, unlike most of the other webcams that were released in the last 12 months which do not have a zoom capability.
4 Reasons Against
Not Mac Compatibility
The Logitech C170 is not mac compatibility. Most of the other latest webcams are also not mac compatibility.
Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
The highest video resolution of the Logitech C170 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.
A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the worst video resolution across all webcams that were launched in the last year.
The best video resolution amongst similar types of webcam is 1280 x 960 pixels.
Does Not Have a Night Mode
Most latest webcams do not have a night mode. The Logitech C170 is no exception to this as it also does not have a night mode.
Does Not Have a Snapshot Button
Like most of the other latest webcams, the Logitech C170 does not have a snapshot button.