Webcams / network cameras comparing Webcams / network cameras

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Engadget score

74
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87
87
83

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Avg. critic rating

7.5
7.2
8.8
8.6
7.8

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Avg. user rating

3.5
8.5
8.8
9.0
6.6

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Price

$49
$9

General

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Type

Network camera
Stationary webcam
Portable webcam
Network camera
Stationary webcam

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Resolution (video)

1280 x 720
1280 x 800
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
640 x 480

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Video frame rate (max)

240 fps
120 fps

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Resolution (still)

15 megapixels

Audio / video

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Video streaming over network

Yes
Yes
Yes

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Streaming codec

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Built-in microphone

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

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Noise cancellation

Yes
Yes

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Audio output

Yes
Yes
No

Compatibility

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Requires desktop software

Yes
No
Yes
No

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OS support

Windows (7, Vista, 64-bit, 64-bit)

Other features

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Face detection

Yes
Yes
Yes

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Alarm system connectivity

No
No

Optics

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Focus type

Fixed
Autofocus
Autofocus
Fixed

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Zoom

Digital
Digital

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Optical zoom

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Motorized zoom

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Digital zoom

8x

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Image sensor

CMOS

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Wide-angle lens

Yes
Yes

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Field of view

85°
130°
75°

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Focal length

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Focus distance (min)

11.81 inches
9.84 inches

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Low light adjustment

No
Yes
Yes

Movement

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Connections

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Connections

Other
USB
USB

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WiFi

802.11 b, g, n
No
No
802.11 b, g, n
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WiFi encryption

WEP, WPA, WPA2
WEP, WPA, WPA2

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Ethernet

None
None
None
None

Power

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Power over Ethernet

Bus-powered
Bus-powered
External adapter
Bus-powered

Size and Weight

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Height

4.5 inches
1.06 inches
2.56 inches

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Width

3.15 inches
7.32 inches
3.15 inches

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Depth

3.15 inches
1.06 inches
2.17 inches

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Weight

6.46 ounces

Pricing and Availability

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Availability

Available
Available
Available
Available
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Discontinued (US)

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Released (US)

April 3, 2012
November 15, 2013
October 10, 2013
October 23, 2007

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Announced (US)

January 9, 2012
February 20, 2013
January 5, 2012
October 10, 2013
April 26, 2007

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Rumored (US)

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Original price

$149 USD
$59 USD
$99.99 USD
$199 USD
$39.99 USD

Colors

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Colors

Silver
Black
Black
Black
Black

General Info

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Mfr. warranty

1 year

Environmental

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