Microsoft LifeCam Cinema


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Microsoft LifeCam Cinema

Microsoft LifeCam Cinema
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A good spec and multi award winning 1280 x 720 pixels resolution webcam, but representing only average value for money
1280 X 720 Pixels No Yes 5MP Sep 2012
Maximum Video Resolution Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Release Date
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Microsoft LifeCam Cinema Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema number 44 across all webcams.
961 Reviews + 8 Awards
Value for Money
Good Features
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 66?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 86% of buyers recommending this webcam to others.
This webcam is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer webcams with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest webcams 2017.
This Microsoft webcam has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in microphone
Has a zoom capability
Not full HD
Very low megapixel

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Microsoft LifeCam Cinema In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $51.99 it is more expensive than 59% of webcams.

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We found a cheaper price for the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema of £44.95 ($44.95) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $7.04.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Resolution

This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is typical of many webcams.

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Not Full HD

Like most other webcams, the LifeCam Cinema is not full HD. 68% of webcams are not full HD.

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Very Low Megapixel

Across all the webcams the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 16MP, and the average megapixel is 2.9MP. The megapixel of the LifeCam Cinema of only 1MP is lower than 81% of all webcams when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has a built-in microphone, as do 86% of webcams.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has a zoom capability, which is unusual. 79% of webcams do not have a zoom capability.

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Has a Laptop Clamp

The Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has a laptop clamp. 86% of webcams do not have a laptop clamp.

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Has an Auto Focus

The Microsoft LifeCam Cinema has an auto focus, unlike 77% of webcams which do not have an auto focus.

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2880 X 1620 Still Image Resolution

The highest resolution of the LifeCam Cinema is 2880 x 1620. That's over five times the resolution of a 1280 x 720 webcam, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all webcams is 320x240 and the best is 2560 x 2048.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

microsoft h5d00014, 6ch00001


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