On average, based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, PC Mag and CNET.co.uk this Logitech webcam has an overall expert rating of 73%.
Good User Reviews
Based on 61 user reviews this webcam has an average user rating of 85 out of 100.
A number of people said in their reviews that the product was well made. Last year Amazon Customer mentioned “From my phone, I was able to speak to my daughter through the built in speaker by simply holding down a button”. Antom wrote in their Logitech Circle review “Easy to use, well made”. Grant mentioned on Amazon “Feels well built” in his review of this webcam.
A number of Logitech Circle reviewers concluded that this webcam was strong and durable. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this webcam on Amazon “From the simple instructions provided to the build of the item”. Antom wrote “Everything about the camera works well and all the materials, including the long USB charging cable, feel robust and of good quality” . Karooha wrote in their Logitech Circle review “The Ribbon cable attached to the base is of sturdy long lasting quality”.
One Logitech Circle reviewer who reviewed it thought it was easy to damage or scratch.
Some customers concluded that it was wifi compatible. Chrymas said in their review of this webcam on Amazon “The camera and WiFi connection were easy to set up for me” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. This month Gordon B he mentioned on Amazon “So far is working well subject to patchy WIFI in the baby's room” in his review. Matt gave this webcam a score of 5 stars and he mentioned in his Logitech Circle review on Amazon last year “Put anywhere in your house (as long as it still has WI-FI signal”.
Some Logitech Circle reviewers who purchased the Logitech Circle agreed that it was good in terms of connectivity. Amazon Customer wrote “The most frustrating thing was / is connectivity, out of the 4/5 weeks the device has worked well for 20% of the time” in their review of the Logitech Circle. Amazon Customer also said “IN SSUMMARY; Great product when working, very versitile, great build quality, my biggest issue by far is / was connectivity which is obviously if not working the device is bassically useless”.
One Logitech Circle owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Mummy of Two said “The charging base has a USB lead built into it with a plug attachment to go onto the end”. One Logitech Circle reviewer thought it had email functionality. Amazon Customer said “Straight away with a simple login process, (Email and password) I was able to see myself”.
Some customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking. Antom scored it very highly and mentioned in their review of this webcam on Amazon “When you first open the elegant packaging box you will probably be concerned by the lack of instructions”. Fergus wrote “It came in a beautifully designed box and was simple to operate which is good as there is no manual” in their review of this webcam. Karooha said in October last year “It has that "now" appearance, feels solid” in their review of this webcam.
A number of Logitech Circle owners who bought it said that it was a good design. Amazon Customer said in their Logitech Circle review on Amazon “DESIGN; the design is modern and well thought”. David W. mentioned on Amazon “Nice design”.
Several Logitech Circle owners who bought this webcam said that it was neat. Chrymas mentioned “This is a very neat little camera, its unobtrusive” in their review of this webcam and scored it 80 out of 100. Jose said on Amazon “It's packaged in this neat little blue box which seemed to be premium material” in his review. L S said in their Logitech Circle review on Amazon “First impressions – The box is neatly laid out”.
One person mentioned in their reviews that it was well designed. Karooha said in their Logitech Circle review in October last year “A satisfyingly well designed connection method that utilises a power rail within the ring, so 360 degree movement is not impeded when connected up” .
One customer mentioned in their reviews that this webcam was smooth. I Read, Therefore I Blog said on Amazon “Once I'd got past that hiccup though the process itself was smooth - you need to have your Bluetooth enabled” in their review of the Logitech Circle but in spite of that they only gave the Logitech Circle a score of 60 out of 100.
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Good Technical Features
Eight Logitech Circle owners mentioned in their reviews that this webcam had good features. In October Adrian Willings scored this webcam very highly and he wrote in his review of the Logitech Circle on Amazon “Other cool features - night vision, warnings when movement is detected (good for home protection?)”. Jose mentioned on Amazon “Overall, I would recommend this product Great quality, cool features, easy to setup” and scored it 80 out of 100. L S said in their review of the Logitech Circle “There are a few advanced features in the app such as night vision”.
Good Product Quality
Thirty-seven Logitech Circle owners who reviewed the Logitech Circle said that it was good quality. @iglinavos wrote on Amazon “The camera is well made and comes in a fancy box, which is” in their Logitech Circle review. A. Mathieson wrote in their Logitech Circle review on Amazon “Great quality product” and gave the Logitech Circle a score of 80 out of 100. Last year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “The device, packaging and build quality are superb quality”.
Easy to Use
Several people who reviewed it said that it was easy to use. @iglinavos mentioned on Amazon “I do not understand this, as this is not a self-evident item to use” in their Logitech Circle review. Adrian Willings scored the Logitech Circle 5 stars and he said on Amazon in October “It's got a wide angle view, two way communication and an easy to use app” in his review. Last year Amazon Customer said on Amazon “The Logitech Circle is the best security device I have had the pleasure to use in many years” in their Logitech Circle review and scored the Logitech Circle very highly.
Several Logitech Circle owners agreed that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this webcam last year “The first thing she told me was how simple the device was to set up and how impressive the image quality was” . Antom mentioned on Amazon “I am pleased to say that the app guided me through setting up the camera quite painlessly” in their review and rated it as very good. Ben England mentioned “The camera was easy to set up straight out the box” in his review.
One Logitech Circle reviewer said in their reviews that it had a good experience. Expert website Techradar.com said “The experience is just fun” in their review of this webcam. One customer who purchased this webcam concluded that it performed as expected. James Bowen mentioned on Amazon this year “Does what it says on the tin, good app” in his Logitech Circle review.
Good Battery Life
Several Logitech Circle owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good battery life. @iglinavos said in their review in October last year “The main problem with the camera is battery life” yet they only scored it 3 stars. Fergus mentioned in their review of this webcam also in October last year “It has a built in battery so could be used anywhere for a time” and rated it 80 out of 100. Gordon B wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “Once it ran out of battery it was able to start up again with the new firmware” in his review of this webcam.
One Logitech Circle owner who reviewed the product considered that it was quick to charge. I Read, Therefore I Blog said in their Logitech Circle review last year “It's easy to charge via a nifty magnetic charging base” .
Good Sound Quality
Some Logitech Circle reviewers who purchased it agreed that it had a good microphone. Amazon Customer said “The two way audio makes it easy to communicate, maybe to reassure them with your voice or to remind them to take medication or eat a meal you have prepared” in their review of the Logitech Circle. Amazon Customer also wrote “The image was extremely clear as was the sound”. Last year Antom wrote on Amazon “The images and sound are good and the night vision copes well with the dark” in their review of the Logitech Circle.
Logitech Webcams Have Excellent Reviews
On average Logitech medium megapixel webcams have excellent ratings compared to other brands as do all webcams produced by Logitech.
A Top Selling Product
The Circle is a popular choice amongst people who bought webcams in the last 3 months.
Good Picture Quality
A number of people wrote in their reviews that it produced a sharp image. Denise Fender mentioned “While pulling the plugs back apart they were so sharp they cut my finger” yet she gave it a rating of 20 out of 100. In October last year Mummy of Two said in their Logitech Circle review on Amazon “Modern, Stylish, Crisp HD Home Viewing”. Tellboy said in their Logitech Circle review on Amazon “In room was clear and sharp even in full darkness with the infra red night vision setting” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.
One Logitech Circle owner considered that this webcam produced a good quality image.
One person who reviewed this webcam wrote that it was a good weight. Last year Jose said in his Logitech Circle review “It has a good weight to it and feels very sturdy”. One Logitech Circle reviewer wrote in their reviews that this webcam was a good width. Amazon Customer mentioned in October last year “The image quality and breadth of vision excellent” in their review of the Logitech Circle.
Good Environmental Credentials
One customer said in their reviews that it was good in terms of power usage. I Read, Therefore I Blog mentioned in October last year “The battery has a 12 hour lifespan (enhanced by a power saving mode), which is more than enough to cover the working day” in their review.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The Logitech Circle has a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams of a similar spec and age to the Circle also have a built-in microphone.
Has a Zoom Capability
The Logitech Circle has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other webcams of this type and age do not have a zoom capability.
Has a Night Mode
The Logitech Circle has a night mode, unlike most of the other webcams of this age and type which do not have a night mode.
Very Wide Diagonal Field of View
When compared to other similar spec webcams that have been on the market for more than a year that we have assessed, the diagonal field of view of the Logitech Circle of 135 degrees is one of the widest. The diagonal field of views of webcams that were released around the same time as the Circle range from 75° to 140°, and the average diagonal field of view is 96°.
6 Reasons Against
Nine Logitech Circle owners wrote in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance. @iglinavos mentioned on Amazon “Comes in a fancy box, which is however without any detailed instructions apart from what is on the packaging” in their Logitech Circle review and scored it 60 out of 100. L S said “Thankfully there is no big thick instruction books or anything like that”. Matt wrote in his review of the Logitech Circle “Out of the box there is no instruction book, simply two steps printed under the lid you open to get out the cables”.
Does Not Feature Face Tracking
Most webcams of this age and type do not feature face tracking. The Logitech Circle is no exception to this as it too does not feature face tracking.
Not USB Powered
Most webcams of this age and type are not USB powered. The Logitech Circle is no exception to this as it too is not USB powered.
Not Mac Compatibility
Like most of the other webcams that were launched around the same time as the Circle, the Logitech Circle is not mac compatibility.
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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on webcams that were launched around the same time as it.
Does Not Have a Snapshot Button
The Logitech Circle does not have a snapshot button. Most of the other medium megapixel webcams that have been available for more than a year also do not have a snapshot button.
2 Other reasons to consider the Logitech Circle
Released Over a Year Ago
Logitech released the Circle over a year ago.
The Logitech Circle has a Wi-Fi interface which is better than most webcams of a similar age and spec to it. Most webcams that have been around for around the same time as it have a USB interface.
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Captures all the important moments you might miss
Day Brief produces a short timelapse of the day
Mobile thanks to rechargeable battery
Long battery life
Day Briefs provide a digest of recordings
Content is saved only within a 24hour period
Fine details are tough to make out with its 720p footage
Relies on algorithms to determine what and when to record
Nice camera and very easy to setup ... probably the easiest security to ever setup and works great on the Iphone. Good idea for those that just want to have a camera that they can quickly setup... Read more…
Bought it use as a baby monitor as the picture on the Motorola MBP36 wasn't great or very high-res. Reviews indicated the Logitech could be the answer (I'd previously tried an Arlo system - not as... Read more…
Easy Peasy set up, took 2 minutes so not sure why others have struggled as I am no techy. Unpacked, sat camera on magnetic base, set up UK 3 pin plug, downloaded app, it found camera, I had to put... Read more…
Was dubious about this product but was intrigued with the 'day in brief' feature. No other cameras have this feature which makes them useless to me. I am not going to sit through hours of footage... Read more…
Even though my devices meet the specifications in the product description only one was compatible which happens to be a 3yr old phone no longer in use, I've upgraded my phone since! I've tried... Read more…