A compact webcam from a well-known manufacturer A4TECH has a Full HD resolution (1920×1080 pixels) – it uses a 2 megapixel matrix. The lens has a 75 ° angle of view. Also, the camera can be rotated on a movable leg: 360 ° horizontally and 40 ° vertically. The recording is carried out at a speed of 30 fps.
The device is connected to a computer or laptop using a USB-A 2.0 connector. The camera supports autofocus, which means your face will always be clear during video chat. In addition, the model is equipped with a built-in microphone, so you don't have to buy it separately.
To use the gadget, you do not need to install additional drivers – just turn on the camera and start a video chat. It can be easily attached to a monitor or laptop lid with an adjustable clothespin. The stand is also suitable for mounting on tripods. You can buy an A4TECH PK-940HA camera for an average of 3000 rubles.
Canyon is renowned for its affordable technology, and the camera from this brand will cost about 2700 rubles. That's not much for a device with a 2MP sensor and a noise canceling microphone. It can be recorded to a maximum of Full HD at 30 fps. The horizontal viewing angle is 65 °.
The camera itself focuses on the user through autofocus support. Interestingly, it can work not only on PCs based on Windows or MacOS, but also with gadgets on Android 5.0 and higher. The camera is also compatible with Smart TV and TV box, which means it will be convenient to use with TVs.
The budget webcam from Xiaomi is suitable for communicating with relatives via Skype or holding business conferences. It is equipped with a sensor with a resolution of 2 megapixels and records videos in Full HD. There are also 640×480 and 1280×720 pixel modes to choose from. In all cases, recording is performed at 30 frames per second.
A free USB port is required to connect the camera. But you can not turn on a separate microphone – this webcam has it built-in. There is also autofocus and a convenient mount for a monitor or tripod. At the same time, the Xiaomi IMILAB model costs only 1400 rubles.
Logitech HD Webcam C270
The Logitech camera records in HD resolution (1.3 megapixels). But due to this, it costs less than the average Full HD options, about 2,000 rubles. The video frequency is the same as for other models in our selection – 30 frames per second. The webcam can be used with Windows and Mac OS computers. The device is also compatible with Android and ChromeOS.
Unlike other cameras, it supports automatic light correction to deliver clear images even in low-light conditions in the room. There is also a face tracking function to better focus on the user during video chat. The device is equipped with a noise canceling microphone. The complete mount is suitable for installing the unit on a monitor or shelf.
Defender G-lens 2599
Another option with a recording resolution of 1920×1080 pixels (CMOS sensor 2 Mp). The standard viewing angle is 65 °. The camera automatically adjusts light sensitivity and focuses on the user, and also has a high-quality noise-canceling microphone in its arsenal. Due to the elongated shape, the device will not stand out much above the monitor.
Defender G-lens 2599 does not require installation of drivers, so even an elderly person who is not friendly with technology can handle it. If you wish, you can download a proprietary program for adjusting the image: to change the brightness and contrast of the video, add special effects and frames to it. The camera is compatible with current Windows and Mac versions).
Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920
The most budget-friendly model in our selection – the Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 camera costs about 7,000 rubles. For this price, the manufacturer offers a high-quality matrix Carl Zeiss with a resolution of 3 megapixels and a wide viewing angle of 78 °. Although video recording will also go in Full HD, that is, 1920×1080 pix. at 30 frames per second.
The camera has a built-in stereo microphone and autofocus, if necessary, you can also use the face tracking function. Together with the device, you will have access to the proprietary Logitech Capture software, with which it is easy to adjust the video recording parameters (change the color saturation, add brightness, etc.). The model is compatible with the latest versions of Windows and easily attaches to the monitor thanks to the flexible leg.
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