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Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000

73

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Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000

$41.79
$24.99 $17.00 cheaper than 81 days ago
Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000
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A good value for money and good spec 1280 x 720 pixels resolution webcam
1280 X 720 Pixels No Yes 1.3MP Sep 2013
Maximum Video Resolution Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Release Date
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Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 number 80 across all webcams.
73
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better webcams are available. View the latest webcams 2018.
This webcam has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in microphone
Has a zoom capability
Put yourself on the widescreen
True 720p HD video
16:9 widescreen
TrueColor technology
Noise cancelling microphone
Universal attachment base
Share videos
Works with
Windows live movie maker
Windows live photo gallery
Windows live call button
Not full HD
Very low megapixel

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Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 70% of webcams, it has mediocre features and at $24.99 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

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Features

1280 X 720 Pixels Resolution

This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on webcams.

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Not Full HD

The Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 is not full HD. 67% of webcams are also not full HD.

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Very Low Megapixel

The LifeCam HD-3000's megapixel of only 1.3MP is lower than 77% of all webcams when ranked by this feature. The average megapixel of all webcams is 3MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 16MP.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The LifeCam HD-3000 has a built-in microphone. 85% of webcams also have a built-in microphone.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The LifeCam HD-3000 has a zoom capability. 80% of webcams do not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Have an Auto Focus

The Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 does not have an auto focus. 76% of webcams also do not have an auto focus.

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1280 X 800 Still Image Resolution

The LifeCam HD-3000 has a maximum resolution of 1280 x 800. That's 30% more resolution than a 1024 x 768 webcam, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all webcams is 2560 x 2048 and the worst is 320x240.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

microsoft t3h00013, microsoft t4h00002, microsoft t3h00016, microsoft t4h00004, microsoft t3h00012, microsoft t3h00011, microsoft t3h00001, generic t3h00011, t3h00002

Barcodes:

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