4 of the Best Webcams for Video Conferencing

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When it comes to choosing a webcam, there are many different brands to choose from. However, Logitech has been the outstanding leader and innovator in this field for quite some time. They offer a wide range of webcams, varying in features, resolution, and price range. It really is hard to beat a Logitech webcam. This guide will show you 3 of the best webcams available from Logitech and 1 alternative from Microsoft.

The best entry level webcams

Logitech C270

Brand: Logitech
Resolution: Widescreen 720p
Cost: Around £25

This entry level Logitech C270 is one of the cheapest Logitech Webcams on the market right now. It can be picked up for around £25 from the usual sites like Amazon.

The C270 offers a 720p resolution and a built in Microphone. The webcam records a 30 FPS (frames per second) and offers a 60 degree field of view. For the price and capabilities this is a good all round webcam.

More info: www.logitech.com

Logitech C270 webcam

Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000

Brand: Microsoft
Resolution: Widescreen 720p
Cost: Around £30

The Microsoft LifeCam 3000 series, much like the Logitech C270 offers a 720p Resolution and 30 FPS recording.

For around £30 this webcam offers background noise cancelation, a bright and colourful video and an inbuilt microphone. For the price this is another fantastic entry level webcam.

More info: www.microsoft.com

Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000

The best mid-range webcam

Logitech C920

Brand: Logitech
Resolution: Widescreen 1080p
Cost: Around £80

The Logitech C920 is currently one of the best-selling webcams on the market . It offers 1080p video quality and an exceptional microphone.

The 72 degrees of view means this webcam is very useful for meetings, as it can capture an entire table of people with no issues. The Logitech C920 can be picked up for around £80 and is one of the only 1080p webcams you can currently purchase.

More info: www.logitech.com

Logitech C920

The best-high end webcam

Logitech Brio Stream

Brand: Logitech
Resolution: 4K
Cost: Around £220

The Logitech Brio Stream has an amazing 4K resolution and records at 60 FPS which makes it one of the highest resolution webcams you can buy.

The Brio Stream offers a dual omni directional microphone providing amazing audio quality. The adjustable field of view means there is no situation this webcam won’t fit, from 65 degrees through to 90 degrees you will have no issues during large meetings or at your desk.

Although the price is high at around £220, this is one of the best high-end webcams money can buy.

More info: www.logitech.com

Logitech Brio Stream

In conclusion

Hopefully this guide gives you some idea of the types of webcam that are available, from entry level through to the highest quality webcams you can buy. Logitech is one of the only companies producing consistently high-quality webcams. For me, the Logitech C920 is one of the best webcams you can buy in its price range.

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Tristan Williams

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Tristan is a Network Engineer here at Optima Systems. He has always had a keen interest in IT, studying throughout School at The Weald, in Billingshurst, before moving onto an Extended IT Diploma at Chichester College. After a successful application he joined Optima Systems in January 2020.

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