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Microsoft Lifecam HD-5001

Microsoft Lifecam HD-5001
alaScore 79

48 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of Microsoft Lifecam HD-5001. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Microsoft Lifecam HD-5001 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 48 reviews)

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Microsoft Lifecam HD-5001

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Microsoft Lifecam HD-5001 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

33% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Microsoft LifeCam HD 5001 HD Web Cam USB 2.0 BlackMicrosoft LifeCam HD 5001 HD Web Cam USB 2.0 Black

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Microsoft Lifecam HD-5001

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Microsoft Lifecam HD-5001 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com.

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Microsoft LifeCam HD-5001 - Web camera - color - Hi-Speed USBMicrosoft LifeCam HD-5001 - Web camera - color - Hi-Speed USB

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (rakuten.com)

Microsoft LifeCam HD-5001 Limited Edition Webcam

 

Extremely good product. People have told about the auto focus being a problem; I dont disagree. But, it can be fixed and very easily. I am surprised people who mention about auto focus, did not find the solution. It's one of the properties of the...

Consumer review (bestbuy.ca)

I liked it!

 

I just bought it and used it right away. The quality looks good on video chat. I used it on skype to chat with my relatives back home and they said the webcam looks awesome. One thing though, you might want to disable autofocus because the camera blurs...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review (bestbuy.ca)

MICROSOFT LIFECAM HD-5001

 

This camera works well as a good basic camera, it is not big on features and extras but it's functionality is great. The only thing I do not like is the clip to attach it to your screen. It is this bendable type of material which you can mold to fit...

Aug, 2010

Consumer review (bestbuy.ca)

Very Poor

 

Purchased this for a desktop webcam.

Jul, 2010

Consumer review (bestbuy.ca)

Very Poor

 

Purchased this for a desktop webcam. The clip/stand is --only-- useful if you clip it on to your monitor, it cannot stand on its own very well on your desk, etc. Even when clipped to my monitor, it was very loose. The 'LifeCam' software that comes with...

Jul, 2010

Product Specifications

Design

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Certification:CE, FCC, WEEE
Color of product:Black, Silver
Interface:USB 2.0
Sensor Type:CMOS

Other Features

Compatible operating systems:Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (SP2)
Mac compatibility: No
Minimum hard disk space:1536
Minimum processor:Intel Dual-Core 1.6 GHz
Minimum RAM:1024
Minimum system requirements:- CD-ROM\n- USB 2.0
USB powered: Yes
USB required: Yes

Performance

Auto focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:4
Full HD: No
Maximum frame rate:30
Maximum video resolution:1280 x 720
Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 65
Operating relative humidity range:5 - 65
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40
Still image resolution(s):1280 x 800
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 80
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 60
Supported video modes:720p
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.49
Height:4.33
Weight:3.4
Width:1.61