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Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000

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Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000

$18.99
Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000
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A multi award winning and great value for money 1280 x 720 pixels resolution webcam, with great features
1280 X 720 Pixels No No 1MP Jan 2010
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Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 number 36 across all webcams.
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56 Reviews + 6 Awards
91
Value for Money
Excellent
88
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 89?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 78%, based on 56 reviews.
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 2018.
This Microsoft webcam has some great features:
Features face tracking
Has a zoom capability
Has an auto focus
1280 x 800 still image resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $10 on eBay 37 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 60% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by $9 (47%)

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 and the United States price of $18.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £36.34 ($36.34).

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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 commonly found resolution on webcams.

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Not Full HD

The LifeCam HD-5000 is not full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 67% of webcams are also not full HD.

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Very Low Megapixel

Webcams have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 16MP, and the average megapixel is 3MP. The megapixel of the LifeCam HD-5000 of only 1MP is lower than average when compared to most other webcams. It is in the lowest 17% of all webcams when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The LifeCam HD-5000 does not have a built-in microphone. 86% of webcams do have a built-in microphone.

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Features Face Tracking

The Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 features face tracking, which is unusual. 86% of webcams do not feature face tracking.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 has a zoom capability, unlike 80% of webcams which do not have a zoom capability.

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Has an Auto Focus

The LifeCam HD-5000 has an auto focus, unlike 76% of webcams which do not have an auto focus.

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1280 X 800 Still Image Resolution

The LifeCam HD-5000 has a maximum resolution of 1280 x 800. That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found still image resolution(s) of 1024 x 768. The resolution of all webcams ranges from 320x240 (worst) to 2560 x 2048 (best).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

microsoft comujhzg52evse, microsoft 0885370428476, microsoft 7nd00014, microsoft 7nd00002, microsoft 7nd00013

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00085370428483, 00885370002881, 00885370002898, 00885370002904, 00885370002911, 00885370428469, 00885370428476, 00885370428483, 03610170031277, 04054319097387, 05052179124907, 05053313219701, 08853700029046, 08853704284694, 08853704284762, 09858595327283

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