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Amcrest 1080P Webcam with Microphone Privacy Cover Web Cam USB Camera Computer HD Streaming Webcam for PC Desktop Laptop w Mic Wide Angle Lens Large Sensor for Superior Low Light AWC201 B

Last Updated: January 10, 2021 (Refresh Now)
7.6
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
1000
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
11
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Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
Yes
USB
Yes
VIDEO
2
NUMBER OF USB PORTS

Review Analysis - 989 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Camera
 250
price, quality, image, amcrest, video
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The camera gives you a reddish hue.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall the quality of the camera was good.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera works nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Restarting the camera fixes the issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera was easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is built well. ... Takes great photos and videos. ... But, if casual use is what you're going for this camera is pretty good and might suit you just fine!  ...  "
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" ...  The camera cover is especially helpful for when you want to avoid any suspicion that it might be on. ... Overall a really good camera, especially for the price!  ...  "
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" ...  In situations #2 & #3, the video quality on this camera have been outstanding. ... Look at the sample photos to make sure you're bought into it.  ...  "
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Picture Quality
 167
image, quality, clear, video, webcam
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The picture quality on this camera is great.  ...  "
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" ...  This camera is smooth, doesn't jerk around, and has great picture quality.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the resolution of the images, they are very clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture Taken from it below.  ...  "
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" ...  What I got is a great webcam with a great picture and not any other features that I feel are missing.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture/resolution is better than my built in laptop webcam.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality - during some of these calls, I asked others about the quality of image from my camera - all gave positive feedback -- and I can tell by preview screens that it's MUCH clearer that both of my previous cameras.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture looks great and I like that it came with a privacy cover.  ...  "
Zoom
 163
meetings, calls, webcam, teams, skype
+91%
-9%
comment
" ...  Focus is never an issue, which is great!  ...  "
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" ...  It works well for online meetings, like zoom, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  with first time in focus with zoom.  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered this camera since I'm now working from home and all of my 'meetings' are via Zoom.  ...  "
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" ...  I use a virtual background in my Zoom meetings, and the quality was good enough that it looked like I was using a green screen. ... well, I'm on camera during our amazingly interesting, can't miss Zoom meetings.  ...  "
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" ...  Most programs like Skype, webex, zoom, meet.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to open Zoom, Teams, and Google Hangouts just fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well with zoom (incl virtual background)  ...  "
Price
 150
money, camera, webcam, point, worth
+89%
-11%
comment
" ...  Shopping in this price point, you won't do better.  ...  "
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" ...  i'd say spend a little extra and get a better product.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is worth your money.  ...  "
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" ...  I would definitely recommend this product to the cost conscious consumer who want as many features as possible on a limited budget.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, it’s a great webcam for a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great webcam for a good price.  ...  "
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" ...  The price point is unbeatable.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing product for the price.  ...  "
Setup
 139
setup, plug and play, plug, webcam, easy to install
+99%
comment
" ...  Installation - Plug and play (I'm running a fairly new Dell laptop with Windows 10 on it) - less than a minute and it was ready to rock.  ...  "
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" ...  I own an excellent CCTV setup from Amcrest as well which caused me to purchase this webcam.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install!  ...  "
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" ...  The setup was literally just plug it in and it works. ... And the mount makes setting the right angle a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  Its a plug and play device so you dont have to install any 3rd party software.  ...  "
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" ...  It was as simple as plugging it in and telling the software to use it.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup is hassle free, and the unit is lightweight but sturdy. ... Feeling super professional.  ...  "
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" ...  I've ordered one for by Boss and it is easy plug and play!  ...  "
Ease of Use
 117
easy to use, easy to set, setup, set, easy to install
+97%
-3%
comment
" ...  It is really easy to set up and use as it is virtually plug and play hardware.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy installation on every thick or thin bazel.  ...  "
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" ...  However, it was a very simple fix.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install!  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to set up on my MacBook pro.  ...  "
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" ...  It is super easy to use in my Meets.  ...  "
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" ...  Pros: Easy to use  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 116
webcam, windows 10, desktop, macbook pro, macbook
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  Used it on two different computers. ... A Macbook Pro for work. ... But others have said it compared to or was better than their Mac.  ...  "
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" ...  Main use is for virtual meetings:  ...  "
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" ...  Apple MacBook Pro:  ...  "
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" ...  This camera helps out a lot when using a MacBook.  ...  "
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" ...  I do use the camera on my separate monitor which is hooked on my laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  I was also able to connect it to my phone and get my phone to detect it in a USB camera app.  ...  "
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" ...  Plug and play on Windows 10.  ...  "
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" ...  I hooked it into my HP laptop and it immediately worked.  ...  "
Lens
 92
cover, wide, wide angle lens, camera, fish eye
+77%
-23%
comment
" ...  Nice camera with good quality video and a shutter to close the camera lens when not in use.  ...  "
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" ...  This one has a 70 degree lens.  ...  "
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" ...  The default lens is wide enough an angle to be good for desktops and laptops alike.  ...  "
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" ...  The wide angle fixed focus lens seems to do a wonderful job.  ...  "
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" ...  Onto the camera itself: The lens has a smaller FOV of 70 vs 90 degrees which centers you more in the frame with less of your background showing (I prefer this), it works quite well in low light and is pretty clear.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the added security feature of included lens cover.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture is very clear and wide angle lens help capture a good amount of space, which is nice for presentations.  ...  "
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" ...  The wide angle of the lens is nice and allows for a broader image.  ...  "
Fit
 89
mount, webcam, cover, clip, adhesive
+85%
-15%
comment
" ...  The camera was able to fit my needs during the time of working from home.  ...  "
comment
" ...  typical webcam size, and the mount hooks over your monitor and has ajustability for the thickness of your monitor. ... There is also a threaded hole in case you want to attach it to a tripod for even better positioning but I left it on my monitor since it seems just fine.  ...  "
comment
" ...  -Wasy to mount on top of monitors or flat surfaces ... -Mountable on a tripod as the base has a screw socket ... -Does not come with tripod mount (at least mine didn't, but I don't mind)  ...  "
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" ...  I have no big cons with this, other than maybe the security cover is a double sided tape on a piece of plastic.  ...  "
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" ...  The plastic housing of the camera and the attachment to grab a surface to mount the camera is very sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a 1/4" tripod mount that's handy.  ...  "
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" ...  The actual part that swivels to grab onto the monitor is nice and sturdy with a grippy rubber that grabs onto the monitor tightly.  ...  "
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" ...  Here, the cover is included - it fits and is just what I'd like.  ...  "
Resolution
 85
webcam, hd, resolution, amcrest 1080p webcam, amcrest
+91%
-9%
comment
" ...  • Full HD at 1080P resolution. ... Test your camera after receiving from smaller companies promising Full HD 1080P. ... • There are websites to find out what your webcam resolution is after checking it for you free.  ...  "
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" ...  Very clear resolution  ...  "
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" ...  Really great 1080P video, good colour balance and image quality on par with my much more expensive Razer Kiyo & Logitech Stream webcams, and certainly much better than the built in 720p grainy webcams on my laptops.  ...  "
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" ...  I would like 4k, but then you have bandwidth problems. ... 4k is just not trouble free yet. ... Whatever you do, don't buy a lower resolution webcam ... I have 7 4k ip cameras outside that work great, that's why I went for Amcrest.  ...  "
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" ...  This review is for the Amcrest 1080P Webcam (AWC201-B).  ...  "
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" ...  If I had to rate the Amcrest 1080P WebCam Model AWC201-B, I would give it 4 out of 5 stars.  ...  "
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" ...  Video Quality (Full HD 1080p @ 30FPS)  ...  "
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" ...  Image quality seems about comparable to the 2020 Retina MacBook Air FaceTime HD camera.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 74
working, worked, stopped working, webcam, month
+43%
-57%
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" ...  Cheap China POS crap, but really would you think if you spent more that it would be better?  ...  "
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" ...  It's dead.  ...  "
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" ...  Not working on any of my computers.  ...  "
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" ...  It WAS a great camera until it just stopped working - less than 3 months old  ...  "
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" ...  I'm so disappointed that the replacement will not be here for another 6 days.  ...  "
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" ...  but then the microphone stopped working correctly.  ...  "
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" ...  Once i noticed this, the webcam stopped working entirely.  ...  "
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" ...  After a month, it only works intermittently.  ...  "
Color
 73
color, colors, clear, picture, green
+70%
-30%
comment
" ...  Feedback: Quality is great, no banding, no oversaturated colors, smooth framerate.  ...  "
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" ...  The color reproduction is great for the price, and quality is full 1080p.  ...  "
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" ...  It produces a sharp image with great color fidelity with one notable exception: the image is pretty dim unless the subject is very well lit -- it doesn't adapt to low light conditions unlike the cameras on my other digital devices.  ...  "
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" ...  - Solid colors, like sometimes they are too good.  ...  "
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" ...  - Accurate range of colors – It captures object colors accurately and close to the true color. ... If you have a solid color background, it should be fine.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture is super clear, very bright, nice color.  ...  "
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" ...  In addition to the video quality, the camera displays faded colors.  ...  "
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" ...  I don’t need special lighting and the image is amazing!!!  ...  "
Sound Quality
 71
video, noise, quality, picture, sound
+70%
-30%
comment
" ...  The sound quality is pretty good and the video quality is good for 1080P.  ...  "
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" ...  I wish the sound quality was better, the audio is not very clear or loud enough. ... It works well for talking, but I do not recommend this camera for music.  ...  "
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" ...  Also sound quality during video calls is good.  ...  "
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" ...  I had multiple coworkers comment on audio quality and said they could barely hear me with my stock equipment which I assumed would suffice.  ...  "
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" ...  I have no trouble fitting all participants in the frame, and the sound and picture are clear.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is good when sitting near it, like for video conferencing, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Several people have commented on the picture quality and sound clarity.  ...  "
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" ...  The projected video is exceptional and the audio is clear as a bell.  ...  "
Night Photography
 67
low, lighting, picture, webcam, works well
+97%
-3%
comment
" ...  Sharp, small, simple to use, and it works incredibly well in low light.  ...  "
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" ...  The only downside with this webcam is the low light quality, however if your room is fairly well lit and there’s decent amount of ambient light then it should yield a high-quality video stream.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera works great in both low and normal lighting.  ...  "
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" ...  -very clear picture in low lighting. ... Conclusion: compared to $80 logitech webcams I have, this has a wider angle and performs better in low lighting.  ...  "
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" ...  It does really well in low light conditions and adjusting on the fly to lighting changes .  ...  "
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" ...  -Great night mode adjusting  ...  "
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" ...  The amcrest handled the low light so nicely.  ...  "
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" ...  The webcam struggles in low-light environments.  ...  "
Ports
 66
usb cable, plug and play, plug, computer, webcam
+82%
-18%
comment
" ...  It's so easy to use with a quick USB plug-in and fits on any laptop or monitor perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  I want to look at the external monitor in a way that also enables me to look at the video participants directly as opposed to down below on my actual laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  The fixed usb cable is a good length and reaches from my tower to my monitor with room to spare.  ...  "
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" ...  The USB cable is a generous length, my tower is on the floor, and my monitor is a 32" so it had quite a ways to the top of the monitor and I still have some slack.  ...  "
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" ...  Installation - Plug and play (I'm running a fairly new Dell laptop with Windows 10 on it) - less than a minute and it was ready to rock.  ...  "
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" ...  The install was easy and didn't require anything more from me than plugging the webcam into the USB port and Windows automatically installing the drivers.  ...  "
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" ...  All I did was plug it into a USB port on the pc and it installed without any interaction from my end.  ...  "
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" ...  My computer automatically installed it as soon as it was plugged into the USB port.  ...  "
Software Platform
 61
support html5 video, browser, windows 10, windows, os
+69%
-31%
comment
" ...  Its a plug and play device so you dont have to install any 3rd party software.  ...  "
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" ...  Your picture will likely look a little different in the various applications  ...  "
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" ...  without searching out, selecting and installing 3rd party software.  ...  "
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" ...  Tested on both OSX (Catalina) and Windows 10 Pro.  ...  "
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" ...  Has worked flawlessly with Microsoft Teams and the Camera app, Skype, and Discord so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Other work from home apps should treat it no different.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Nice web cam for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  As a lot of us are working from home or school from home, I was looking for a web cam just to be able to have enough for all the needed Zoom, Google Meets and other work / school needs. ... not familiar with Amcrest. ... I've dealt with two main web cams.  ...  "
Build Quality
 59
webcam, mount, tripod, privacy, mounting
+63%
-37%
comment
" ...  I had to push hard enough that I felt it snap back into the hinge piece and it has not had an issue since.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Build is great.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The 195 model has a privacy shutter that clamps to the body itself so it's easy to remove and sits in the perfect position when placed easily.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have no big cons with this, other than maybe the security cover is a double sided tape on a piece of plastic.  ...  "
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" ...  The mount is very sturdy if you are placing it on a flat surface as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The wide angle made it easier to remove that distraction from her.  ...  "
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" ...  Uses a standard tripod mount thread and works well with almost all standard tripods.  ...  "
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" ...  The build quality is pretty good and doesn’t feel like a toy  ...  "
Call quality
 56
hear, video calls, people, microphone, meetings
+73%
-27%
comment
" ...  In many calls I had to switch to a different microphone as my voice wasn't coming through well.  ...  "
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" ...  Also sound quality during video calls is good.  ...  "
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" ...  It is great for conference calls.  ...  "
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" ...  Audio quality - I've been told in video calls that my voice is not as clear as my other microphones/webcams ... It's not too bad as my colleagues can still hear and understand the majority of what I speak, but they have mentioned they do notice it being poorer.  ...  "
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" ...  I have gotten the chance to use the webcam multiple times throughout the week in my recent meetings and calls.  ...  "
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" ...  It is perfect for video-calls. ... Maybe it is not a good choice if you are YouTuber but it is good enough for video-calls.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It doesn't have the best picture quality, but it is more than enough for meetings and family calls.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great for livestreams and work calls.  ...  "
Video Playback
 54
quality, clear, streaming, audio, youtube
+91%
-9%
comment
" ...  Great video and audio quality!!!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Video quality is what you would expect for 1080p.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - Video Quality (5/5)  ...  "
comment
" ...  and the cam works like a charm with best video and audio. ... Not really the ideal candidate for YouTube HD-HQ video recording as it may not perform well to your expectations.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - High resolution video  ...  "
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" ...  Videos came out to be very nice. ... It's like watching YouTube video.  ...  "
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" ...  The video turned out great!  ...  "
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" ...  Additionally, the video quality is pretty good and can be seen in the example of the moving fan video.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 39
green screen, monitor, background, green, curved
+69%
-31%
comment
" ...  I use a virtual background in my Zoom meetings, and the quality was good enough that it looked like I was using a green screen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  However, like I said the one I received was perfect and there were no glitches on the screen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The attachement to the screen worked well and the rubber pads are a nice touch to prevent damage to monitors.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Our picture seems to be clear on screen.  ...  "
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" ...  No bad hair day on screen or the "I just woke up" look.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like the privacy flap, even though it has LED lights that light up on the side that make it very obvious when it's being used, the extra security is nice.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The camera clips firmly to any monitor, even the thinnest laptop screen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very clear resolution  ...  "
Marketplace
 35
amazon, seller, image, good, review
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  It is white bands on both sides of the camera so you know with it is active.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I basically recieved this product for free from the company.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good image when it works.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Picture looked great for about an hour and then just went black.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Compared to my other cameras, the picture is noticeably more bluish, especially what is supposed to be white.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Naturally you're going to move around during a meeting and still want to remain in the picture.  ...  "
comment
" ...  As the picture shows, it perches well on a monitor.  ...  "
comment
" ...  To be honest both do the job but to my surprise the picture was dramatically different.  ...  "
Drivers
 30
driver, installed, windows 10, plug, install
+77%
-23%
comment
" ...  This is a superb quality WebCam extremely easy to set up just plug it in it automatically starts downloading the driver I didn’t know time you’re up and running the microphone quality is excellent if you’re in the small room if you’re in a larger room with more people I recommend using an external microphone but of them that the picture quality is very good and it is a simple as plug and play  ...  "
comment
" ...  Plug 'n Play with no drivers to install in Windows 10  ...  "
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" ...  This webcam was automatically recognized by both my Mac and PC without any need for drivers.  ...  "
comment
" ...  As for installation: very easy, Windows 10 detected it automatically, I did not have to install additional drivers, the tools easily detected the camera, even those applications that are loaded via web without installing a program on the pc, were able to identify it and allow select it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Camera was plug and play on both machines and did not require installing any additional software or drivers to be installed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Plugged it into a USB slot on my computer and it was recognized without me needing to manually install drivers, or for me to look around for updated drivers.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is fixed without problem on any monitor, the drivers are installed automatically, I use it in classes that last 8 consecutive hours, and it works without problem.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just plugging the webcam into my PC, installed all the drivers needed for the same and started working immediately.  ...  "
Cables
 30
usb cable, long, length, monitor, long enough
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  The length of the USB cable was just right in my case, so I appreciate that some thought was put into this, rather than making it a short USB and assuming the user has a port in their monitor, or will purchase an extension, etc.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The cable is long enough for my desktop setup with a 27 in screen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Cord is long enough to get to docking station.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The cable is sufficiently long for any desk set up at 5.5 feet.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Long cable is a plus.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The usb cable for the webcam is of more than sufficient length for all kinds of setups.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The USB cable was plenty long, something I was concerned about initially.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The long USB cord is great if you trying to hide wires or if the PC is a bit far  ...  "
Returns
 29
work, went, despite, closed, another
-100%
comment
" ...  Probably going to return this as it isn't a bargain.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I guess I only had one month to return so it's wasted time and money.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Unfortunately the return period is closed, so I'm stuck with it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Now it is unavailable so cannot get a replacement.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It only came to light 31 days after I got it so I can't return it  ...  "
comment
" ...  I'm sending it back.  ...  "
comment
" ...  And they still have not provided me with a refund!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I'm sad I missed my return window 🥺 The audio being a real problem is just becoming apparent now.  ...  "
Features
 28
features, feature, lighting, limited, lights
+82%
-18%
comment
" ...  I really like the privacy flap, even though it has LED lights that light up on the side that make it very obvious when it's being used, the extra security is nice.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It seemed to have better color and lighting aspects.  ...  "
comment
" ...  When the pandemic hit last March 2020 and schools went into virtual mode.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very sensitive to the amount of light you use with it  ...  "
comment
" ...  Having a privacy cover is a nice feature to provide security.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I absolutely love the active/live indicator light.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I would definitely recommend this product to the cost conscious consumer who want as many features as possible on a limited budget.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The two light bars on the side really help with assisting where light is a problem.  ...  "
For Kids
 26
webcam, school, teacher, online, classes
+96%
-4%
comment
" ...  Teachers must be right in front of the camera for the children to hear them.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought this for the start of school and virtual learning.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just what son needed for school.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought it for my child's online learning as the laptops webcam is horrible.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just bought this for my wife who is a teacher .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Going to buy an additional one for my son so he can stream with it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's used for school.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I got this webcam for my 14 year old son for his schooling and he wanted to try it out for his live-streaming while playing the game.  ...  "
Overall performance
 26
webcam, job done, job, gets the job, overall
+88%
-12%
comment
" ...  The purpose for purchasing this product was to use for my online school proctored tests.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great job Amcrest!  ...  "
comment
" ...  In a few moments the webcam was up and running.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I’m not let down by any means - it’s a decent camera for the money for anyone needing to do simple video meetings and such.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great Job Guys!  ...  "
comment
" ...  for the price is a really decent camaca and gets the job done i recommend  ...  "
comment
" ...  Overall, for the price paid, this gets the job done.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Overall, I believe this webcam is a great deal and does its job really well.  ...  "
Apps
 24
browser, software, 3rd party, video, party software
+42%
-58%
comment
" ...  Your browser does not support HTML5 video.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Android is a weird story - I connected it to my TV running Android TV (10) and installed Google Duo, currently the only app that is qualified to run on Android TV.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Somewhat grudgingly, I decided to try the software. ... (Amcrest said any equalizer software would work.)  ...  "
comment
" ...  That is not the case here, no unnecessary software/bloatware.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Their site recommends downloading 3rd party software for sound correction, but it's ineffective and clumsy.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Software doesn't work.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just need to play with the POS China software, get ready for a all day event.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I refuse to install a 3rd party app to fix an issue with something that's suppose to be plug and play.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 22
screen, comes, stick, really like, privacy
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  The added privacy cover is a great feature, too.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I really like the built in privacy cover as well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I really like the privacy cover especially during this day and age.  ...  "
comment
" ...  There is a fair amount of lensing at the edges.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Like the privacy cover.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - Bonus privacy cover – I really appreciated the extra privacy cover that was included.  ...  "
comment
" ...  That was easily corrected by blocking the window glass.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I really like the stick on privacy cover that comes with it.  ...  "
Video Recording
 22
camera, video calls, quality, use, 1080p
+91%
-9%
comment
" ...  Video Quality Test:  ...  "
comment
" ...  The video quality is excellent with this camera.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The video quality of this camera is great.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I used it for a conference video call involving 3 other people and even things I said under my breath were captured by the group.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Video quality is decent.  ...  "
comment
" ...  basic video conferencing.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The photo quality is 2.1MP (1920x1080) and the video quality is 1080p 30fps.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have to use a webcam daily for work meetings and video calls.  ...  "
Product As Described
 20
image, good, pictures, went, see
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  Good image when it works.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The picture is pretty good.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I attached a picture from the webcam so everyone can see the quality of the picture.  ...  "
comment
" ...  (Please see pictures in my review.)  ...  "
comment
" ...  Compared to my other cameras, the picture is noticeably more bluish, especially what is supposed to be white.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is white bands on both sides of the camera so you know with it is active.  ...  "
comment
" ...  As the picture shows, it perches well on a monitor.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Picture Taken from it below.  ...  "
Comfort
 20
webcam, sitting, hold, hands, fell
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  First, the Logitech did seem to have a smoother look to the plastics.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love having a webcam I can detach and adjust.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Makes me more comfortable leaving it set up.  ...  "
comment
" ...  As for thecamera itself, it feels solid and isn't overly large.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I typically use the Logitech c9222 so a lot of my comparisons will be based around that.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just a familiar experience, but with the ability to use a different “monitor”, and possibly a more comfortable space to sit and chat (the couch).  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also I am glad they included the privacy cover on there, makes me feel a bit safer.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is mostly due to the fact that I shake my table often causing it to fall.  ...  "
Capacity
 19
home, family, workers, webcam, regularly
+100%
comment
" ...  Best if used in a well lit area.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Upon the start of the pandemic, I regularly started using my built in webcam for all office meetings since I was now working from home.  ...  "
comment
" ...  In conclusion, I would recommend this to anyone that plans on using this camera in environments with stable lighting (aka offices or conference rooms).  ...  "
comment
" ...  I did not have any issues when using in a light or darker area (this is a plus because my office is in a basement).  ...  "
comment
" ...  My office is used for personal work and as a spare bed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It shows more of my home office surroundings than necessary.  ...  "
comment
" ...  These are primarily used in conference rooms replacing older 920s' that have been moved to individual desk top computers.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But if you're inside your house, this may not be a problem for you.  ...  "
Device Stand
 19
top, mounting, monitor, typical, swivel
+95%
-5%
comment
" ...  The mounting bracket works well, even on a laptop.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is pretty typical for cheaper webcams and an external mount will fix that.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like how you can mount it on top of any screen with the attached adjustable piece.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It mounts well with any type of monitor or laptop.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The mount is very sturdy if you are placing it on a flat surface as well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The build is very much comparable quality and the monitor mount/attachment is great.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Flexibility of mounting positions  ...  "
comment
" ...  It even comes with a mount as well as a cover for when the webcam is not in use  ...  "
Viewing Angles
 16
wide, wide angle view, viewing, nice, good wide angle
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  Has a nice view with a wide angle!  ...  "
comment
" ...  The wide-angle is very flattering, and the resolution is perfect - not grainy at all!  ...  "
comment
" ...  The wide angle view is nice.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has a good wide angle view that’s perfect for what I’m using it for. ... Good wide angle view.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The wide angle on it is nice.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Has a 70 deg wide angle field of view.  ...  "
comment
" ...  -Viewing angle: This is a tough one.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great image quality, very wide angle of view.  ...  "
Design
 16
look, like, lights, use, something
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  With the lights on, it looks a lot better.  ...  "
comment
" ...  a great design and product.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has a glossy finish in the front and has a stylish look.  ...  "
comment
" ...  A more polished look you could say.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Build is great. ... I'm tan skinned and it made me look like a ghost.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I’d love to understand how to get my coloring to look better.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It also looks sleek and has cool lights and turn on when in use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  With a bold and fantastic design!  ...  "
Delivery
 15
time, product, delivered, would, via
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  Product shipping was very fast, received next day.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I basically recieved this product for free from the company.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great Product and shipped FAST !  ...  "
comment
" ...   Arrived very early.  ...  "
comment
" ...  OK, fine, and got a new one shipped straight to me.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was delivered before the estimated delivery date.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is right out of the box.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Arrived on time.  ...  "
Volume
 13
low, listener, hear, bit, people
+46%
-54%
comment
" ...  The only problem I have with this item is the Preset volume on to it is pretty low  ...  "
comment
" ...  The other one produces very low-volume muffled audio that sounds like the speaker is in a barrel across the street.  ...  "
comment
" ...  People on the other end always asking for me to get closer and speak louder.  ...  "
comment
" ...  HOWEVER, many have commented on the difficulty they have hearing me (yes, I have maxed the volume).  ...  "
Cable Length
 13
long usb cord, long enough, cord, usb cable, plenty
+92%
-8%
comment
" ...  The 6 foot cable will be plenty long enough for almost any setup type.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Long cable is a plus.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Simple plug and play capability with USB cord  ...  "
comment
" ...  The USB cable was plenty long, something I was concerned about initially.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - Good cable length – No one wants a webcam that doesn’t reach far enough.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Cord is long enough to get to docking station.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes with a really good length cable which is around 6 feet.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The long USB cord is great if you trying to hide wires or if the PC is a bit far  ...  "
Size
 11
size, webcam, enough, privacy, easy to use
+100%
comment
" ...  The "on" light is appealing and noticeable (unlike my laptop, too tiny).  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes with a privacy cap, and the size is small so fits anywhere.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was compact, but secured in great packaging, and not damaged at all.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Not bulky like main brands and all extra padding  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good size and feel.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love that it has a small footprint!  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is not just a small light that can be easily overlooked.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes in a nice compact package and everything is safe and securely placed.  ...  "
Remote
 10
remote, work, camera, use, unit
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  I had ordered this for my child’s remote learning and it was perfect.  ...  "
comment
" ...  In the days of remote working and video calls this camera has been getting a lot of use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  With Ongoing COVID pandemic, all my work as well as teaching has become remote and so it is vital for myself to stay connected with peers and students as in real time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  If looking for a camera that will work for remote learning or teleconferences for work, this is a great solution, IMO.  ...  "
comment
" ...  With so much switching to remote meetings webcam capability was a necessity.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I got this to prepare for my kid’s remote learning school year.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Then, I started to have regular remote meetings and it will either go blank or freeze up after a few minutes.  ...  "
comment
" ...  So easy to use, my 10 year old son can use it for his remote learning.  ...  "
Gaming
 9
webcam, streaming, use, twitch, stream
+100%
comment
" ...   If you are in the market of purchasing a webcam for your work, school, or gaming needs, then this camera is for you. ... When wanting to spend some down time from school or work, this camera works perfectly for your gaming and streaming needs. ... I have used this camera with OBS Studio for recording work related things and also to stream myself playing some Steam games on Twitch.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I now use this daily for online video conferencing and gaming videos.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use it for Game Streaming.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like to play games with my friends at night and use discord to talk with them and stream. ... I don't actually have a need for the mic portion of the webcam because I have a headset with mic I use for gaming, but for the purpose of the review I did test it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I've been using this camera for skype group calls between a group of friends for the past week while gaming online with them.  ...  "
comment
" ...  As a streamer, I began streaming live footage of myself playing while streaming Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare on Twitch.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was added to a home built gaming PC.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Have been looking for a new webcam for work and gaming related use. ... I was able to use this for normal meeting and gaming on this without any problem.  ...  "
Clarity
 9
super, sharp, crisp, video, image
+89%
-11%
comment
" ...  The video is clear.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Super sharp and crisp.  ...  "
comment
" ...  On the pc it is normal with good clarity.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The image was clear and crisp.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very clear resolution  ...  "
Storage
 9
space, laptop, case, box, x
+78%
-22%
comment
" ...  This is a fantastic option for those of us who need the space of a large monitor, but are constantly having to open up and position a laptop for a video call - this solves that problem wonderfully!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Not bulky like main brands and all extra padding  ...  "
comment
" ...  Wish it came with a storage bag to protect it in a laptop case.  ...  "
comment
" ...  In my physical space the camera needs to be 10 feet from my whiteboard.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The privacy lid comes as an extra attachment.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes in a nice compact package and everything is safe and securely placed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's easily adjustable no matter what height you are sitting at.  ...  "
Noise Cancellation
 8
background noise, well, feature, cancellation, audio
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Audio quality by asking my colleagues for background noise cancellation and clarity of my voice.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The webcam comes with a built-in microphone and provides clear audio and to some extent achieves the noise cancellation feature that it demands.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It works great if you dont have a lot of background noise.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The noise cancelling microphone seems to work well in an office environment and allows for easier communication over video conferencing.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The audio quality is good but needs a bit of noise canceling on the software side, because it picks up everything with its high sensitivity mic.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You could adjust some settings on the app you use (increase gain, cancel background noise) if the app even has settings to change.  ...  "
Lagging
 8
camera
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  When ever I first start the web cam it freezes, so I have to restart it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  this thing will (at least once) per meeting freeze and/or just shut down.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The delay is pretty small so you kinda will notice a bit of delay but not much  ...  "
comment
" ...  But again it shuts down after a couple restarts.  ...  "
USB
 8
plug, play, computer, webcam, plugged
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  The webcam is USB 2.0 compatible and real Plug & Play.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It connects via USB-A.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Simple plug and play with USB and friction mount.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - Plug and play – You just need to plug this USB webcam in and after a few second, your computer will recognize it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can easily clip it to the back of any monitor and then you just plug it into the USB.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Being a laptop user for the past 15 or so years, I have never had a need to buy a USB webcam, since my laptops always had built-in webcams. ... The USB cable was plenty long, and the mounting bracket was easy to operate.  ...  "
Video Calling
 8
video, use, work, perfect, webcam
+100%
comment
" ...  I do many video calls every day and this camera is just perfect for my calls.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I used it for a conference video call involving 3 other people and even things I said under my breath were captured by the group.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have to use a webcam daily for work meetings and video calls.  ...  "
comment
" ...  picked this up as I have been doing more and more video calls.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Have use it for video calls at work and for personal use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  basic video conferencing.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is perfect for video-calls. ... Maybe it is not a good choice if you are YouTuber but it is good enough for video-calls.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is a functional and decent webcam to use when you want to show your face online or through video calls.  ...  "
Camera Features
 8
auto, quality, picture, light, low
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  The quality is great, auto focus is excellent and low light picture is superb.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It could definitely be improved to have the auto-focus feature.  ...  "
comment
" ...  • Focus and lighting.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Auto focus and quality of product is fine.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I've never had an issue with the auto focus.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 7
ordered, maybe, came, amazon
-100%
comment
" ...  I thought maybe I had a defective unit, so I ordered a replacement from Amazon.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It came and right out of the box it was completely defective.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is just broken.  ...  "
comment
" ...  All three ordered came with missing part.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Maybe mine is just defective?  ...  "
comment
" ...  On another order I placed where I ordered several more of these, I had a defective webcam out of the box.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You can see it was blatantly used when I opened the box.  ...  "
Mouse
 5
long, logitech, length, keyboard, cable
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  After working on my laptop at my dining room table for 9 months, I built a standing work station with external monitor, mouse etc.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Perhaps in the future they make the cable length as long as mouse cables.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Pc is as silent as a mouse and my AC was off.  ...  "
comment
" ...  From a performance perspective, I feel this stands up typical Logitech webcams.  ...  "
For Running
 4
webcam, training, day
+100%
comment
" ...  In a few moments the webcam was up and running.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Of note, my wife did teacher training to 50 teachers and was standing for a portion of the training and sitting for the other.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I got this a day and after a day of testing and running it was pretty nice  ...  "
comment
" ...  Thought I'd give it a run.  ...  "
Other
 4
quality, low
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  its a branded Sony sensor which I found with my other cameras tends to make a big difference.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has the same camera sensor as their slightly more expensive model.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I also think the low light/sensor could be better so you appear brighter/well lit.  ...  "
Cleaning
 4
privacy, easy, cover
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  No way to get into it to clean.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No way to clean or remove without taking apart.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Must be some manufacturing residue left over.  ...  "
Controls
 3
control, adjust, volume, software, bit
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  No settings to adjust anything.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Wasn't able to adjust these settings, either.  ...  "
Print Quality
 3
screen
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  This also worked when the lights were a little low when I was monitoring my prints overnight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Haven't tried it on my HP Chromebook yet, but I expect success there as well.  ...  "
Microphone
 3
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Upon playback of the recording it was just static.  ...  "
comment
" ...  the recording quality is so bad it stutters so much.  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 3
privacy, nice, cover
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  It does have a privacy cover which neither the c922 or the c920 have which is a nice touch.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The included but optional privacy cover is a nice touch.  ...  "
Battery Life
 3
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  I would not recommend this product as it does not have a long life span.  ...  "
comment
" ...  i only used it a few hours a day.  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
USB:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  2 
Camera
Video:  Yes 
Display
Resolution:  Full HD 1080p 
Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
Yes
USB
Yes
VIDEO
2
NUMBER OF USB PORTS