Creative Live! Cam Chat HD comparison

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Price $22 to $53 at 7 stores $58 to $159 at 2 stores $24 at 1 store $18 at 1 store
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    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 7.8 (3.5 stars)
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Release date December 08, 2010 May 23, 2008 May 13, 2008 September 09, 2008
The Bottom Line Despite its uninspired software, the Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000 proves its worth with outstanding image quality, a funky and useful design, and low price. The Microsoft LifeCam VX-5500 is a well designed, affordable Webcam with excellent image quality.

Basic specs

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Features Snap-shot button
Auto white balance
Auto exposure control
Skype compatible
Motion sensor
Brightness control
E-mail alerts
Adaptive lighting
Automatic face tracking technology
Skype compatible
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System Requirements Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP SP2
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP SP2
Interfaces USB
HomePlug
Hi-Speed USB
Hi-Speed USB
Optical Sensor Type CMOS
Info unavailable CMOS
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Camera Color
Color
Color
Color
Dimensions (WxDxH) Info unavailable 5.9 in x 1.8 in x 4.3 in
1.8 in x 1.8 in x 4 in
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Microsoft Certification Compatible with Windows 7
Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
Compatible with Windows 7
Connectivity Technology Wired
Wired
Wired
Wired
Software type [Jul 2, 2008 from CDS: Software] Drivers & Utilities
Creative Live! Cam Center Lite
Info unavailable Drivers & Utilities
Drivers & Utilities
Localization Info unavailable Info unavailable English / United States
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Digital Zoom Info unavailable Info unavailable 4 x
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Color Info unavailable Info unavailable Cool blue
Silver
Focus Adjustment Manual (min distance 5.9 in )
Manual
(min distance 19.7 in )
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Digital video input format Info unavailable WMV
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Cables Included 1 x USB cable
Info unavailable 1 x USB cable - Integrated - 6 ft
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Weight Info unavailable 1.1 lbs
3.4 oz
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Manufacturer Warranty 1 year warranty
Info unavailable 3 years warranty
3 years warranty
Dimensions (W x D x H) Info unavailable 5.9 in x 1.8 in x 4.3 in
1.8 in x 1.8 in x 4 in
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Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
Included Accessories Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Blue interchangeable faceplate
White interchangeable faceplate
Red interchangeable faceplate
Product Description Creative Live! Cam Chat - Web camera
Logitech Spy Add-On Security Camera Web camera
Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000 - Web camera
Microsoft LifeCam VX-5500 - Web camera
Device Type Web camera
Web camera - Fixed
Web camera
Web camera
Optical sensor type CMOS
Info unavailable CMOS
Info unavailable
Audio Support Info unavailable Info unavailable Yes : Built-in microphone
Yes : Built-in microphone
Environmental Parameters (operating) Info unavailable -0.4 °F - 111.2 °F ; 5 - 95% relative humidity
32 °F - 104 °F ; 5 - 80% relative humidity
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