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Microsoft Lifecam Studio

alaTest has collected and analyzed 751 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the size and design. The value for money and usability also get good views, whereas there are some critical opinions about the reliability.

usability, value for money, design, size

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Webcams the Microsoft Lifecam Studio is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Microsoft Lifecam Studio

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 118 user reviews of Microsoft Lifecam Studio from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Web Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

value for money, usability, design, size

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Microsoft LifeCam Studio Full HD 1080pMicrosoft LifeCam Studio (Retail Packaging)Microsoft LifeCam Studio (New Packaging)

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Amazon.com review summary for Microsoft Lifecam Studio

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 400 user reviews of Microsoft Lifecam Studio from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Webcams on Amazon.com.

usability, value for money, design, size

reliability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Microsoft LifeCam Studio 1080p HD Webcam (Q2F-00013)Microsoft LifeCam Studio 1080p HD Webcam - Gray

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Read Microsoft LifeCam Studio

 

The Microsoft LifeCam Studio is a high end HD webcam for Windows computers. It is touted as the first webcam with a full 1080p sensor, and has a sleek “industrial” brushed aluminum design. I'm not so sure how necessary a 1080p webcam is, but maybe it...

sleek design reminiscent of the iSight ; high resolution ; mic is not too quiet ; works in Linux

not able to tilt up enough ; Stand is not universal ; Lens Cap is pretty much useless ; background noise is picked up

The Microsoft Studio LifeCam is a good choice if you are looking for a high-end webcam for your laptop. It looks very professional, and not cheap or plastic like most do, has a good feature set, and it works. I would say this is the best performing...

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Microsoft LifeCam Studio

 

The Microsoft LifeCam Studio comes from a line of the best designed cameras that we reviewed. Microsoft has improved some of the issues with the autofocus in this line, yet it is still not great. The overall quality of this line of webcams combined...

The Microsoft LifeCam Studio has an incredibly flexible design

The autofocus doesn’t work as smoothly as other webcams

For portability and flexibility, the design of the LifeCam Studio couldn't be any better.

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Microsoft LifeCam Studio review

 

A 1080p webcam sounds a little ridiculous doesn't it. But of course, webcams aren't just for video calls, they're for recording your thoughts to YouTube, presenting a video podcast or lip-syncing to Carly Rae Jepsen. They are, in fact, cheap camcorders...

Beautiful picture quality, stylish and compact, great sound

Somewhat expensive, autofocus is dreadful, plugging into USB hub caused us picture problems

At first the price looks alarming, but you can get this camera for £65 or less if you look about. We don't like the fact that the autofocus is dreadful, and the minor glitch when using a USB hub is irritating, but forgivable. But the picture quality of...

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Microsoft Lifecam Studio review

 

It might not be pretty, but the Microsoft LifeCam Studio is a powerful device

Good features ; Good video quality ; Decent price

Needs a powerful PC for max settings

Recommended!

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Microsoft LifeCam Studio

 

Microsoft's new webcam has a 1080p sensor and some neat software tricks

It isn’t cheap, but it's simple to operate and image quality is excellent – and it can record 1080p if you have the software

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Microsoft LifeCam Studio

 

Webcam

The high resolution, tripod socket and quick autofocus make this an ideal webcam for video blogging. If you just want something to use with Skype, this is overkill: you don't need the performance, and the price is too high.

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Microsoft LifeCam Studio

 

The LifeCam Studio from Microsoft is a high-resolution webcam capable of video recording up to full HD (1080p).

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Microsoft - LifeCam Studio

 

The thing about making gadgets is that you have to keep upgrading them to keep in touch with the latest trends, or everyone regards you as yesterday's news. While 3D is all the rage for movies ...

Microsoft's LifeCam Studio brings the webcam bang up to date, with a Full 1080 HD sensor, excellent autofocus and picture quality, improved (mono) sound, plus the option to mount the camera on a tripod.

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Not worth $100

 

looks fancy

first of all the automatic exposure doesn't work well, sometimes the screen will start to get very bright for no reason and stay that way ; Secondly, the drivers are bad and it will not work with some applications. This isn't acceptable from a $100 device

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Love these webcams

 

These are the best webcams. The 1080p HD Sensor is great for superior sharpness and image quality. The webcam also has 720p HD video chat abilities for a true HD-quality experience. It has high precision glass element lenses which provide sharp image...

They didn't come with a pizza and for some reason all of the squirrels in my neighborhood are gone

Product Specifications

Configuration

Face Tracking: No
Integrated Microphone: Yes

Connectivity

Firewire: No
Network Interface:Not Applicable
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

Chip Type:CMOS
Platform:PC / Mac
Type:Webcams
Zoom Type:Digital
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