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Microsoft LifeCam Studio

$54.99
Microsoft LifeCam Studio
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A good spec and multi award winning 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution webcam, but representing inferior value for money
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Yes Yes 5MP Sep 2012
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Microsoft LifeCam Studio Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Microsoft LifeCam Studio number 68 across all webcams.
86
Reviews
499 Reviews + 5 Awards
36
Value for Money
Poor
62
Features
Good Features
55
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with 83% 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:
1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
Full HD
The closest to being there experience the vivid sights, sounds, and colors of real life with HD video
1080p HD sensor
Auto focus
High-Precision glass element lens
TrueColor technology
ClearFrame technology
High-Fidelity microphone
Tripod thread
Windows live movie maker
Windows live photo gallery
Windows live call button
Works with

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Microsoft LifeCam Studio In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $54.99 it is in the most expensive 29% of webcams.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The LifeCam Studio has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels webcam, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this Microsoft webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. The worst resolution of all webcams is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Full HD

The LifeCam Studio is full HD, unlike 68% of webcams which are not full HD.

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Average Megapixel

The megapixel of the Microsoft LifeCam Studio of 2MP is fairly average compared to most other webcams. It is higher than 38% of all webcams when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

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

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Has a Snapshot Button

The LifeCam Studio has a snapshot button, which is unusual. 84% of webcams do not have a snapshot button.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The LifeCam Studio has a zoom capability. 81% of webcams do not have a zoom capability.

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Has an Auto Focus

The LifeCam Studio has an auto focus. 77% of webcams do not have an auto focus.

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Features Face Tracking

The Microsoft LifeCam Studio features face tracking, unlike 85% of webcams which do not feature face tracking.

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2560 X 2048 Still Image Resolution

The LifeCam Studio has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 2048. That's over six times the resolution of the most common still image resolution(s) of 1024 x 768 and is actually the best resolution amongst all webcams.

A 320x240 still image resolution(s) is the worst resolution across comparable types of webcam.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Microsoft LifeCam Studio has a built-in flash. 95% of webcams do not have a built-in flash.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

microsoft q2f00015pro, microsoftsku 5wh00002, microsoft 5wh00002pro, microsoft 1920x1080p, microsoft hz5wh00003, microsoft p133198p, microsoft q2f00018, dicotasku q2f00015, microsoft p213260p, microsoft q2f00016, microsoft q2f00013, microsoft 1080p

Barcodes:

00031111924886, 00042111334520, 00085370234305, 00088021359970, 00132017856582, 00163120265565, 00601000780253, 00616268724765, 00617407476156, 00644535530528, 00758399161184, 00763615767033, 00763615969253, 00785307931270, 00797045614797, 00885370139808, 00885370139822, 00885370139839, 00885370234299, 00885370234305, 00885370234312, 00885370249453, 00885370428179, 00885370428186, 00885370428254, 00885370428346, 00887596056099, 00999996731916, 00999996732425, 03610480094467

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