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Four Industry Awards
This Logitech webcam is one of the most highly awarded by webcam experts of all the recently released full HD webcams.
The experts at two expert review sites both wrote that this webcam was good value for money. Expert Reviews gave this Logitech webcam a "Budget Buy" award and Laptopworld.dk gave it a "Good for the Price" award.
Furthermore, the writer at PC Advisor.co.uk gave this webcam a "Best Buy" award and decided it would make a great purchase and Hwt.dk gave it a "Gold Product of the Year" award and said it was brilliant.
Good Expert Reviews
Based on five expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Pocket Lint, PC Advisor.co.uk and laptopworld.dk the average expert rating of this webcam is 83 out of 100. This means that experts think this Logitech webcam is one of the very best recently released comparable spec webcams.
Good Owner Reviews
On average, people who bought this full HD webcam rated it as 87%.
Good Picture Quality
A few Logitech C270 reviewers who reviewed this webcam thought it produced a sharp image. Camazon Wustomer wrote on Amazon “It's sibilant and crisp without sounding tinny”. David Robert Jones wrote in his review of this webcam on Amazon five years ago “It looks sharp and clear”. In the same month Ginger rated it 5 stars and she wrote on Amazon “My sister said Pics are very sharp” in her Logitech C270 review.
A number of customers who reviewed it agreed that it produced a good quality image. Eddy said on Amazon “Decent image quality, build quality is okay as well, probably the best webcam you can get for the price with a built-in microphone as well”. Mr. Adrian A. Wood mentioned three years ago “720p resolution, great image quality and fast refresh rates even in low light” in his review of the Logitech C270. Mrs. Frances A. Waldron mentioned “Image quality is quite superior in comparison to some other makes in the price range”.
Several customers mentioned in their reviews that this webcam had good colour saturation. Camazon Wustomer wrote two years ago “Colours and textures look nice and I even recognized my Dad's wallpaper as being spot on the same colour as in real life (He was too” . O. Joffe wrote in their review of this webcam “The colours are extremely good”.
A number of Logitech C270 reviewers who purchased the Logitech C270 concluded that it produced clear images. Darkestmuse mentioned on Amazon “The crystal clear image that came out had my jaw dropping”. Mr Ron E West wrote in his review of the Logitech C270 “Produces a very clear image even in poor lighting conditions” and gave this webcam a score of 5 stars.
Acceptable Noise Level
Some people who bought this webcam said that it was quiet. Darkestmuse mentioned “The built in mic is great, I was talking really quietly and it recorded me very loud” in their review. In February last year Ezavvos mentioned in their review of the Logitech C270 on Amazon “It works very well in a quiet room”. Vikash Shah said in their review of this webcam on Amazon “The pauses were deadly silent with absolutely no background noise or hiss”.
A few people mentioned in their reviews that this webcam was noisy. Mrs. Frances A. Waldron said in his review on Amazon seven years ago “The sound is clear and sufficiently loud” and scored the Logitech C270 4 stars. Vikash Shah wrote on Amazon “The best thing is the audio quality is brilliant and the noise cancellation is fantastic”.
Good Product Quality
Several people who purchased it agreed that it was good quality. A. Tait mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality and sound are first class”. Adam said “Good quality cam” in his review and scored the Logitech C270 5 stars. Alf701 wrote “It worked straight away! No software required - the video quality is superb” in their review of the Logitech C270 and rated this webcam 5 stars.
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Easy to Use
Several Logitech C270 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Angela said on Amazon “It's very easy to use and has proven to be just what i was looking for within my budget”. Four years ago Bernard Russell said on Amazon “The general theme of the reviews was this; - great camera- so easy to use especially if you did not download the dvd supplied” in his review of this webcam. Bubbi mentioned in their review of the Logitech C270 “A easy to use library where all videos”.
Some customers who purchased this webcam thought it was easy to setup. Bloodnutlfc wrote “This is a very good hd webcamvery easy to set up, good video”. Daniel Galiimore mentioned “Easy to setup i just plug it in” in his review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Five years ago Dot said in her review of the Logitech C270 on Amazon “This webcam was so easy to set up”.
Some Logitech C270 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Michelle Knight mentioned in her review of the Logitech C270 “The rest)The microphone is still reasonably clear when placed on a monitor which is a comfortable working distance away from my face” .
Some people reckoned that the Logitech C270 was easy to use the menus. C. Smith said “Guvcview has more settings options so I will stick with that”. Harshad Samgi said on Amazon “With some correct settings on the "Logitech webcam software" it works like a charm” in their review of the Logitech C270. Toby95 mentioned “The default settings are already adequate”.
One person concluded that this webcam had a good interface. Barry Howard he said in his review on Amazon “The user interface is clear and you can adjust the picture settings.”. One person considered that the Logitech C270 had a good experience. Eileen wrote in her review of this webcam on Amazon “The camera needs re-set too maintain the full face experience, i have a monitor which is approximately 1"”.
Several customers who reviewed this webcam reckoned that it was good looking. Bernard Russell mentioned in his review of the Logitech C270 on Amazon “So far i have only skyped my son so i can see my beautiful granddaughter on a regular basis”. Linux Mo said on Amazon “Great price for a pretty good quality device” in their Logitech C270 review. Maja wrote in their review of the Logitech C270 on Amazon “The quality of the camera is beautiful for the price”.
Several Logitech C270 reviewers who purchased the product agreed that it was neat. Amazon Customer wrote “& i's still working great! Neat, small looks good sat on my lap top 0r my desk top & works great”. Boristhecatto mentioned five years ago “The web cam is a neat little product, can hang on the monitor or stand on a shelf etc” . Emiel Veldman mentioned “Neat packaging and was sent quickly all the way to the Netherlands.I bought it because I video chat daily”.
Three customers mentioned in their reviews that it was smooth. --==mantis==-- said “The images are always sharp and smooth”. Have You Seen the Jack-in-the-Green? wrote in their review of this webcam “Video motion is clear and smooth”. In February last year James mentioned on Amazon “Smooth 30FPS looks great too” and rated this webcam as excellent.
Twenty-eight Logitech C270 owners who reviewed the Logitech C270 thought it was well made. A Cactus mentioned on Amazon four years ago “The other bonus over a built in is you have the flexibility to move the camera composition whilst keeping your screen static” in their review of the Logitech C270 and scored the product 4 stars. A Cactus also mentioned “The built in microphone, when I do use it is sensitive enough for you to sit back”. A Cactus also mentioned “My only suggestion is that these cameras should come with a built in sliding lens cover so you can be sure of privacy”.
A number of Logitech C270 owners who reviewed this webcam concluded that it was strong and durable. Have You Seen the Jack-in-the-Green? mentioned four years ago “It seems quite rugged and strong and I carried it about in a case for a while” in their review and rated it 5 stars. Yours Truly wrote on Amazon “It's pretty tough to impress him” in their review and gave the Logitech C270 a rating of 5 stars.
One customer who bought the Logitech C270 thought it was reliable. Vikash Shah scored it 5 stars and said in February last year “It's proving every bit as reliable”.
A Best Selling Webcam
The C270 is one the top selling webcam currently on the market according to sales data from Amazon.
Good Sound Quality
A number of Logitech C270 owners who purchased this webcam agreed that it had a good microphone. Alf701 said in their review of the Logitech C270 on Amazon “The audio is great too”. Amazon Customer wrote in their Logitech C270 review on Amazon “Kinda smart, This is a smart cam! Good quality sound and visuals”. Angela mentioned on Amazon “With audio record being so good, if i don't manage to do that in time, i'll at least have crystal clear sound recorded” in her review of this webcam.
Logitech Webcams Have Excellent Reviews
We checked 4,746 owner and expert reviews for Logitech webcams and found that on average Logitech has excellent reviews. We also found that Logitech has excellent reviews specifically for its full HD webcams.
Two Logitech C270 owners who reviewed this webcam reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Skimmity said in February last year “What I especially like about the Logitech C270 HD Webcam was as soon it was plugged into the USB socket the computer recognised as new hardware” in their review and scored this webcam 5 stars.
One customer who reviewed it thought it was able to connect to the internet. Amazon Customer scored this webcam very highly and said “This webcam has great video quality (if internet connection allows)”.
One Logitech C270 owner who purchased it thought it had messaging. Mr. Sami Etem wrote four years ago “At this price it's a non-issueMost people looking at this product are searching for something to use with Instant Messaging programs such as Skype” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.
A number of Logitech C270 owners who purchased it considered that it was compact. Kindle Customer gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned six years ago “I also like the fact that it's small and compact which is great if you're like me”. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk said “960-000582 The Logitech C270 HD Webcam is a compact webcam that comes in a variety of funky coloured designs – the black” in their review of this webcam.
One customer wrote in their reviews that the Logitech C270 was lightweight. One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was heavy. Two years ago Toby95 said on Amazon “If you're looking for a HD webcam without a hefty price tag, this is the webcam for you” in their Logitech C270 review.
One Logitech C270 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Logitech C270 was heavy and bulky. Vikash Shah wrote “I'm not a heavy user and just need a webcam for occasional Skype use, so I wasn't even sure if I wanted to spend £15 on this model”.
Good Value for Money
Expert review sites Expert Reviews and Laptopworld.dk highlighted in their review that this full HD webcam provided a good bang for your buck.
Good Technical Features
Some people reckoned that it had good features. Bubbi wrote in their review on Amazon six years ago “The camera itself has many good features such as face following, good range of zoom”. Toby95 wrote “Although it's nice to have these features”.
Several Logitech C270 reviewers who purchased the Logitech C270 considered that it had good technical guidance. Bloodnutlfc said on Amazon “Works well with msnas someone stated previously if using on a monitor you may need some bluetac to help secure it better” in their review of this webcam and scored the Logitech C270 5 stars.
Has a Built-In Microphone
Like most of the other full HD webcams that were released in the last year, the Logitech C270 has a built-in microphone.
Very High Megapixel
When compared to other comparable spec webcams that came out around the same time as the C270 that we have checked, the Logitech C270's megapixel of 3 megapixels is one of the highest. The average megapixel of webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the C270 is 2.1MP.
Has a Snapshot Button
The Logitech C270 has a snapshot button, unlike most of the other full HD webcams that were launched in the last year which do not have a snapshot button.
5 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Motion Detector
The Logitech C270 does not have a motion detector. Most of the other recently released similar spec webcams also do not have a motion detector.
Does Not Feature Face Tracking
The Logitech C270 does not feature face tracking. Most of the other comparable spec webcams that are a similar age to the C270 also do not feature face tracking.
Not Mac Compatibility
Most webcams that have been available for a comparable time to the C270 are not mac compatibility. The Logitech C270 is no exception to this as it too is not mac compatibility.
Does Not Have a Zoom Capability
Like most of the other full HD webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the C270, the Logitech C270 does not have a zoom capability.
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Does Not Have a Night Mode
Like most of the other full HD webcams that have been available for around the same time as the C270, the Logitech C270 does not have a night mode.
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Released Twelve Months Ago
Logitech released the C270 twelve months ago.
This webcam has a USB interface, which is typical of many similar spec webcams that have been around for a comparable time to it.
1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is typical of many recently released full HD webcams.
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Maximum Video Resolution
1280 x 720
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8, 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, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Enterprise
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Compatible Operating Systems
PC: Windows XP (SP2 or higher), Windows Vista or Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Polty would recommend the Logitech C270 (Verified Purchase)
This was a recent gift for a family member to keep in touch with us via Skype. The picture is sharp & clear and the voice is also sharp. Would recommend this Logitech for Skype use with family and... Read more…
DsRI would recommend the Logitech C270 (Verified Purchase)
This basic web cam was easy to set up and has functioned well. No problems so far. Does best in bright room light, fair in dim light. Sound is OK for voice, don't know about music. Clips on flat... Read more…
I bought this to skype on my computer. It was the cheapest one that I found in stock at any store. Does everything that I need. Great quality picture and the person always hears me loud and clear.... Read more…