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Microsoft LifeCam Studio Webcam

Yes Yes 2MP Yes Sep 2012
Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Face Tracking Release Date
Microsoft webcams have good reviews
Features face tracking
Has a built-in microphone
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Microsoft Webcams Have Good Reviews

Based on 1,908 owner and expert reviews (including 300 verified purchases), Microsoft has good reviews for its webcams. Microsoft also has good reviews specifically for its full HD webcams compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Microsoft webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was September 2012 when this webcam was released.


Design

Has a Built-In Microphone

The LifeCam Studio has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other full HD webcams that have been available for around the same time as this webcam.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other webcams of a similar spec and age to this webcam, the Microsoft LifeCam Studio does not have a built-in flash.

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Performance

Features Face Tracking

The Microsoft LifeCam Studio features face tracking, as do most of the other webcams of this age and type.

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 2 megapixels, the Microsoft LifeCam Studio has a pretty standard megapixel compared to most of the other webcams of this spec and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many full HD webcams that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Snapshot Button

The Microsoft LifeCam Studio has a snapshot button, as do most of the other webcams of a comparable spec and age to this webcam.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Microsoft LifeCam Studio has a zoom capability, as do most of the other comparable spec webcams that have been available for a similar time to this webcam.

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Has a Photo Feature

The LifeCam Studio has a photo feature. Most of the other full HD webcams that were launched more than two years ago also have a photo feature.

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Has an Auto Focus

The LifeCam Studio has an auto focus. Most of the other full HD webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as this webcam also have an auto focus.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The LifeCam Studio has a quite small digital zoom (only 3 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other full HD webcams that have been available for a comparable time to this webcam. The smallest digital zoom of webcams that have been available for a comparable time to this webcam is 2x, the biggest is 10x, and the average digital zoom is 4.4x.

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Full HD

This webcam is full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers microsoft q2f00015pro, microsoft 5wh00002pro, microsoft hz5wh00003, microsoft 1920x1080, microsoft q2f00018, microsoft p133198p, microsoft p213260p, microsoft q2f00001, microsoft q2f00014, microsoft q2f00013, microsoft pb4265b, microsoft 1080p
Barcodes 00031111924886, 00042111334520, 00085370234305, 00088021359970, 00132017856582, 00163120265565, 00601000780253, 00616268724765, 00617407476156, 00758399161184, 00763615969253, 00885370139808, 00885370139822, 00885370139839, 00885370234299, 00885370234305, 00885370234312, 00885370249453, 00885370428179, 00885370428186, 00885370428254, 00885370428346, 00885370428360, 00887596056099, 00999996731916, 00999996732425, 03610480094467, 04988648753624, 04988648770263, 04988648852235

Microsoft LifeCam Studio Review Sources

To prepare this Microsoft LifeCam Studio review we compared this webcam to 280 other models. For each webcam that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 41,221 product attributes, 15,242 webcam reviews and 606,500 historical webcam prices from 0 webcam retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this webcam compared to the other models as well as any areas where this webcam is lacking.

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