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Should You Buy an HP Webcam?

Matthew
Updated 16 January 2020
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HP is well known for its PC monitors, laser printers, scanners and inkjet printers.

We've collated all the key information on HP webcams in this handy guide. We've analysed over 13,000 user and expert reviews and 110+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 670+ webcams to impartially compare each webcam brand.

HP are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular webcams. Their webcams start at $19 for the HD-3100 which is a webcam that has a resolution of 1280 x 720 and go up to $170 for the ELITEONE 1000 which is a webcam that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD). The average price of a new HP webcam is $52.

HP are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular webcams.

Is HP the Best Webcam Brand?

So are HP webcams any good? We give every webcam a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all webcams we are able to impartially rank all the webcam brands.

HP is ranked the No. 3 best webcam brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that HP is the 3rd best webcam brand out there.

#1
Switzerland
95%
95%
6,317 reviews
#2
86%
86%
763 reviews
#3
HP
United States
79%
79%
98 reviews
#4
Creative Labs
75%
75%
331 reviews
#5
Pyle
75%
75%
2 reviews
#6
V7
69%
69%
115 reviews
#7
Genius
69%
69%
88 reviews
#8
Zmodo
69%
69%
98 reviews
#9
Foscam
68%
68%
469 reviews
#10
Livestream
68%
68%
104 reviews
#11
Razer
66%
66%
82 reviews
#12
SpotCam
64%
64%
10 reviews
#13
KEEBOX
63%
63%
17 reviews
#14
Belkin
60%
60%
294 reviews
#15
Creative
60%
60%
8 reviews
#16
Sony
Japan
60%
60%
3 reviews
#17
Adesso
59%
59%
5 reviews
#18
Digital Innovations
59%
59%
8 reviews
#19
Axis
59%
59%
1 review
#20
Trust
56%
56%
3 reviews
#21
Pioneer
55%
55%
0 reviews
#22
Chuango
54%
54%
3 reviews
#23
A4Tech
53%
53%
2 reviews
#24
Inland
52%
52%
0 reviews
#25
Rocksoul
52%
52%
0 reviews
#26
Cisco
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how HP webcams compare to the other webcam brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All webcam Brands
HP Webcams

HP have better reviews than the typical webcam brand, with the average rating of a HP webcam being 71%.

The average review score for a HP webcam is 71%.

There's a smaller selection of HP webcams available compared to other webcam brands, with only 8 HP webcams currently on the market in the US. HP webcams also tend to be more expensive than most other webcam brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Webcams
Average Price
$38
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $439
Price Distribution of All Webcams
No. Of Webcams
Average Price
$52
$0 $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $449
Price Distribution of HP Webcams

What Do the HP Webcam Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every HP webcam to work out the average distribution of reviews for HP and then compared this to the other webcam brands.

HP logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
1
4 stars
16
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
HP logo

User Reviews

5 stars
43
4 stars
15
3 stars
5
2 stars
6
1 star
5
HP has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its webcams than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 78% of user reviews for HP webcams are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 85% respectively across all Webcam brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to HP webcams by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other webcam brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Logitech Microsoft Creative Labs HP Razer
CNET.com logo
75%
8 reviews
67%
5 reviews
66%
4 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
95%
8 reviews
88%
5 reviews
73%
3 reviews
Digital Versus logo
95%
4 reviews
87%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
80%
4 reviews
72%
5 reviews
80%
1 review
Laptopmag.com logo
70%
5 reviews
80%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
Techradar logo
82%
4 reviews
90%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
Good Gear Guide.com.au logo
80%
2 reviews
70%
4 reviews
70%
1 review
clubic.com logo
77%
3 reviews
75%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
pcworld.pl logo
68%
4 reviews
60%
2 reviews
50%
1 review
pcworld.com_techhive.com logo
88%
4 reviews
75%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
PC Mag logo
82%
5 reviews
70%
1 review
80%
1 review
toptenreviews.com logo
92%
3 reviews
75%
1 review
76%
2 reviews
pcforalla.idg.se logo
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
77%
3 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
90%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
datatid.dk logo
80%
2 reviews
50%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
v3.co.uk logo
80%
2 reviews
67%
3 reviews
computeractive.co.uk logo
80%
1 review
67%
3 reviews
about.com logo
80%
1 review
73%
3 reviews
gadgetreview.com logo
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
78%
2 reviews
76%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
65%
87 reviews
61%
28 reviews
69%
19 reviews
71%
10 reviews
48%
7 reviews
Average
81%
154 reviews
73%
80 reviews
74%
37 reviews
75%
16 reviews
71%
10 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have HP Webcams Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 4 industry awards for HP webcams. The table below compares the number of awards received by HP to other popular webcam brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

HP has won 4 awards for its webcams.

Compare all award winning webcams

Number of Awards Logitech Microsoft Creative Labs HP Razer
Digital Versus logo
3
3
Lanoc.org logo
3
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
1
3dGameMan.com logo
2
1
1
hardware.info logo
3
1
pcforalla.idg.se logo
1
1
1
itpro.no logo
1
2
IT Reviews.com logo
1
2
01net.com logo
2
techlabs.ua logo
2
M3.idg.se logo
1
1
Laptopmag.com logo
2
hwt.dk logo
2
Pocket Lint logo
2
hardware-pacers.com logo
2
gamezoom.net logo
1
1
rwlabs.com logo
1
1
toptenreviews.com logo
1
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
1
alphr.com logo
1
1
Other Expert Sites
28
6
5
1
6
Total
59
22
8
4
8

How Reliable Are HP Webcams?

We checked over 13,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of HP webcams. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of HP webcam owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

100% of reviewers think HP webcams are reliable.

So, most people think that HP webcams are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for HP webcams that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

264 video processor built in
3dGameMan.com
it is reliable
toptenreviews.com
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