Ten of the Best Webcams for Laptops and Desktops

Ten of the Best Webcams for Laptops and Desktops

Webcams are typically integrated into your monitor, laptop, or desktop. But if you require crisper images and better sound quality then a stand-alone webcam is a must-have.

Just one glance on amazon will show you that there are literally hundreds of webcams to choose from, so which is best?

We picked out ten of the best in every budget range:

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A great budget webcam for personal use that delivers good images and excellent sound. Use with any Windows-based PCs or on any HDTV with HDMI connection from a PC laptop. No drivers necessary, just plug and play.

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We like Creative products, they are good quality and come at bargain prices. This has a 720p resolution and can also capture 3.7MP still images. There’s a noise-cancelling microphone, and you get free surveillance software so that you can use it as a security camera for when you are not at home.

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A good product from Microsoft which is a nice, basic model and easy to set up. Can make good quality 720p video calls with excellent sound and we like the compact design.

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Logitech are renowned for their webcams and this one offers 720p video calls but can capture footage at 1080p. A fully rotational webcam that offers crisp pictures and good sound.

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A nice wide-angled lens on this model delivers 720p video calls with a built-in microphone, all housed on a sturdy but flexible stand.

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You pay more for this webcam from Microsoft but you get a bit more. Delivers video calls with 720p resolution, but it also delivers 1080p video through its sensor. Comes with a wide-angle lens, and can rotate 360 degrees.

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Another wide-angled lens on this webcam, it also has a Zeiss-certified lens than zooms x4.  You get full HD resolution with this model and built-in stereo microphones deliver high quality audio too.

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webcamsAnother webcam that offers Full HD resolution, or live streaming video at 720p. Comes equipped with a couple of microphones and a nice and easy set-up.

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webcamsThis webcam can deliver 4K video streams that come with perfect quality, you also get professional audio thanks to the duo of microphones. It supports HDR streaming, has wide-angle optics, and comes with a privacy shade.

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webcamsIf you need a good quality webcam for video-conferencing then consider this model from Logitech. Capable of video calls in 1080p resolution, it connects wirelessly to a computer, smartphone, or tablet over Bluetooth and NFC. You get a microUSB and HDMI port and your own remote control.

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