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Four Industry Awards
This medium megapixel webcam has received four awards from expert review sites.
This webcam received a "Value for Money" award from both Expert Reviews and Laptopworld.dk, both of which concluded that this Logitech webcam provided a good bang for your buck.
The writers at two additional expert review sites liked this medium megapixel webcam. The editor of PC Advisor.co.uk gave this webcam a "Best Buy" award and decided it was a sensible purchase and it received a "Gold Product of the Year" award from Hwt.dk who thought it was superb.
On average, based on 453 user reviews this webcam has an overall user rating of 87%.
Good Sound Quality
Several Logitech C270 reviewers reckoned that it had a good microphone. Alf701 wrote on Amazon “The audio is great too” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Amazon Customer rated it 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Logitech C270 on Amazon “Kinda smart, This is a smart cam! Good quality sound and visuals”. Angela wrote “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 the Logitech C270.
Easy to Use
Nineteen customers who purchased it considered that it was easy to use. Angela gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and she wrote in her review of the Logitech C270 on Amazon three years ago “It's very easy to use and has proven to be just what i was looking for within my budget”. Bernard Russell gave it a very good review and he mentioned 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 Logitech C270 review. Bubbi wrote “A easy to use library where all videos” in their review of this webcam.
A few customers thought the product was easy to setup. Bloodnutlfc wrote “This is a very good hd webcamvery easy to set up, good video”. Daniel Galiimore said in his Logitech C270 review “Easy to setup i just plug it in” . Five years ago Dot wrote in her review of this webcam on Amazon “This webcam was so easy to set up” and scored it very highly.
A few Logitech C270 reviewers who purchased this webcam thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Michelle Knight wrote “The rest)The microphone is still reasonably clear when placed on a monitor which is a comfortable working distance away from my face” in her review of this webcam and gave this webcam an excellent review.
Several customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use the menus. C. Smith mentioned in their Logitech C270 review on Amazon “Guvcview has more settings options so I will stick with that” and scored it 5 stars. Harshad Samgi gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “With some correct settings on the "Logitech webcam software" it works like a charm” in their review of this webcam. Toby95 said in their review of this webcam two years ago “The default settings are already adequate” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.
One Logitech C270 reviewer thought the product had a good interface. Barry Howard said on Amazon “The user interface is clear and you can adjust the picture settings.” in his review of the Logitech C270.
Acceptable Noise Level
A few people wrote in their reviews that the product was quiet. Darkestmuse said in their review of the Logitech C270 “The built in mic is great, I was talking really quietly and it recorded me very loud” and scored this webcam very highly. Ezavvos said on Amazon “It works very well in a quiet room” in their review of this webcam. Vikash Shah scored the product 5 stars and wrote “The pauses were deadly silent with absolutely no background noise or hiss”.
A few people agreed that it was noisy. Mrs. Frances A. Waldron mentioned in his Logitech C270 review on Amazon “The sound is clear and sufficiently loud” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Last year Vikash Shah mentioned on Amazon “The best thing is the audio quality is brilliant and the noise cancellation is fantastic” in their review of the Logitech C270.
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Twenty-eight Logitech C270 owners agreed that the product was well made. A Cactus said on Amazon “The other bonus over a built in is you have the flexibility to move the camera composition whilst keeping your screen static” and gave this webcam a score of 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”.
Two Logitech C270 owners who bought the Logitech C270 thought it was strong and durable. Four years ago Have You Seen the Jack-in-the-Green? wrote “It seems quite rugged and strong and I carried it about in a case for a while”. Yours Truly wrote “It's pretty tough to impress him” in their review.
One person who purchased it wrote that it was reliable. Vikash Shah said in their review of this webcam “It's proving every bit as reliable”.
Several Logitech C270 owners considered that the Logitech C270 was good looking. Bernard Russell wrote in his Logitech C270 review “So far i have only skyped my son so i can see my beautiful granddaughter on a regular basis”. Linux Mo mentioned on Amazon “Great price for a pretty good quality device” in their review of the Logitech C270 and gave the Logitech C270 a very good rating. Two years ago Maja said “The quality of the camera is beautiful for the price”.
A number of Logitech C270 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this webcam was neat. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this webcam “& i's still working great! Neat, small looks good sat on my lap top 0r my desk top & works great” . Boristhecatto wrote five years ago “The web cam is a neat little product, can hang on the monitor or stand on a shelf etc” in their Logitech C270 review and rated the Logitech C270 as very good. Emiel Veldman mentioned on Amazon “Neat packaging and was sent quickly all the way to the Netherlands.I bought it because I video chat daily”.
Some Logitech C270 owners wrote in their reviews that the Logitech C270 was smooth. --==mantis==-- scored the Logitech C270 very highly and said on Amazon five years ago “The images are always sharp and smooth”. Have You Seen the Jack-in-the-Green? gave the Logitech C270 a very good review score and mentioned on Amazon four years ago “Video motion is clear and smooth”. James gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Smooth 30FPS looks great too” in his review.
Good Product Quality
Several customers who purchased the Logitech C270 wrote that it was good quality. A. Tait wrote on Amazon “The picture quality and sound are first class” and scored the product very highly. Adam mentioned in his Logitech C270 review “Good quality cam” . Alf701 mentioned three years ago “It worked straight away! No software required - the video quality is superb” in their review.
Good Picture Quality
Several Logitech C270 owners who reviewed it agreed that it produced a sharp image. Camazon Wustomer mentioned “It's sibilant and crisp without sounding tinny”. David Robert Jones mentioned five years ago “It looks sharp and clear” in his review. Also five years ago Ginger said on Amazon “My sister said Pics are very sharp” in her review of this webcam.
Some Logitech C270 reviewers agreed that it produced a good quality image. Eddy he wrote on Amazon two years ago “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 said “720p resolution, great image quality and fast refresh rates even in low light” in his review. Seven years ago Mrs. Frances A. Waldron mentioned “Image quality is quite superior in comparison to some other makes in the price range” in his review.
Several people who bought the product concluded that it had good colour saturation. Camazon Wustomer scored the product 5 stars and wrote “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” in their Logitech C270 review. O. Joffe wrote in their review of the Logitech C270 on Amazon four years ago “The colours are extremely good”.
Some customers who reviewed the Logitech C270 concluded that it produced clear images. Six years ago Darkestmuse mentioned on Amazon “The crystal clear image that came out had my jaw dropping”. Mr Ron E West he said in his review of this webcam on Amazon “Produces a very clear image even in poor lighting conditions”.
The C270 is one the top selling webcam currently available for purchase according to sales data from Amazon.
Logitech Has Excellent Webcam Reviews
We checked 4,733 owner and expert reviews for Logitech webcams and found that on average Logitech has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Logitech has excellent ratings specifically within its medium megapixel webcams range.
Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good in terms of USB connections. Skimmity said on Amazon “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”.
One Logitech C270 owner who purchased the Logitech C270 reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. In January last year Amazon Customer said in their Logitech C270 review on Amazon “This webcam has great video quality (if internet connection allows)”.
One customer who purchased the Logitech C270 reckoned that it had messaging. Mr. Sami Etem wrote in their review of the Logitech C270 on Amazon “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”.
A few Logitech C270 owners reckoned that it was compact. Kindle Customer wrote “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 rated the Logitech C270 5 stars and 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 the Logitech C270.
One Logitech C270 owner thought the product was lightweight.
One Logitech C270 reviewer who purchased it concluded that it was heavy. Toby95 said on Amazon two years ago “If you're looking for a HD webcam without a hefty price tag, this is the webcam for you” in their review of this webcam and scored the Logitech C270 4 stars.
One person concluded that the Logitech C270 was heavy and bulky. Vikash Shah said in their review on Amazon last year “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 Logitech webcam was great for its price.
Good Technical Features
A few customers who purchased the product thought it had good features. Bubbi wrote “The camera itself has many good features such as face following, good range of zoom” in their review of this webcam. Toby95 scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote in their Logitech C270 review on Amazon two years ago “Although it's nice to have these features”.
Some Logitech C270 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it had good technical guidance. Bloodnutlfc said on Amazon five years ago “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 and gave this webcam a score of 5 stars.
Has a Motion Detector
The Logitech C270 has a motion detector, which is unusual. Most of the other recently released webcams do not have a motion detector.
Features Face Tracking
The Logitech C270 features face tracking, as do most of the other similar spec webcams that have been around for around the same time as the C270.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The Logitech C270 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other medium megapixel webcams that were launched in the last year also have a built-in microphone.
Windows 8 Windows Operating Systems Supported
The Logitech C270 supports a Windows 8 windows operating systems supported which is newer than most comparable spec webcams that came out in the last year. Most comparable spec webcams that are a similar age to it support a Windows 7 Home Premium windows operating systems supported. In addition, this webcam support Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and Windows 8 Enterp windows operating systems supporteds.
This webcam's Windows operating systems support (Windows 8) is in fact the best supported Windows operating systems support across all similar spec webcams that were released in the last 12 months.
Across similar types of webcam the worst supported Windows operating systems support is Windows 10 Home.
Has a Zoom Capability
The Logitech C270 has a zoom capability, unlike most of the other new medium megapixel webcams which do not have a zoom capability.
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Not USB Powered
Most medium megapixel webcams that were released in the last 12 months are not USB powered. The Logitech C270 is no exception to this as it too is not USB powered.
Not Mac Compatibility
The Logitech C270 is not mac compatibility, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec webcams that have been on the market for a similar time to the C270 are also not mac compatibility.
Does Not Have a Night Mode
The Logitech C270 does not have a night mode, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec webcams that were released in the last 12 months also do not have a night mode.
Does Not Have a Snapshot Button
Like most of the other medium megapixel webcams that were released in the last year, the Logitech C270 does not have a snapshot button.
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Not Full HD
The Logitech C270 is not full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other medium megapixel webcams that were released in the last 12 months are also not full HD.
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Released Eleven Months Ago
It was eleven months ago when Logitech released the C270.
This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most commonly found interface on medium megapixel webcams that came out in the last 12 months.
1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on medium megapixel webcams that were launched in the last 12 months.
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Maximum Video Resolution
1280 x 720
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8
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…