Want to look better on video calls? This 'dummy proof' Logitech webcam is 'excellent'—and on sale

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The Logitech C270 Webcam is on sale for $46. (Photo: Logitech)
The Logitech C270 Webcam is on sale for $46. (Photo: Logitech)

With more and more people video-conferencing with Zoom, Skype and Google Hangouts over the last few months, webcams have been selling like hotcakes—with retailers struggling to keep them in stock.

Luckily, Amazon has a great one available, and it’s on sale: The Logitech C270 Webcam is just $46, or $8 off.

Why get a webcam when most laptops already have one? You’ll get clearer, more detailed video—with less shadows—than the camera on your computer could deliver.

Sharp video

The 3-megpixel Logitech C270 Webcam streams high quality HD video at 720p. It has wide viewing angles, and adjusts white levels to give you the best possible light. “The picture is very clear and the microphone works great,” raves a five-star reviewer.

The microphone reduces background noise, so those video calls, live streams, meetings and online lessons will sound as good as they look.

“This is an excellent budget webcam. Easy to use and install. Works great with Zoom meetings,” writes another five-star Amazon shopper. “We have two: One for the work computer and one for the kids’.”

Over 2,700 shoppers gave this Logitech webcam near-perfect reviews. (Photo: Logitech)
Over 2,700 shoppers gave this Logitech webcam near-perfect reviews. (Photo: Logitech)

Easy setup

The Logitech C270 Webcam couldn’t be easier to get going—all you have to do is clip it to the top of your laptop and plug it into a USB port. It’s compatible with Windows 7 and up, macOS and even Linux laptops and desktops.

“Best webcam! It was plug and play right out of the box, so it’s completely dummy proof. I was up and streaming with my pretty face on YouTube in less than three minutes,” adds a satisfied shopper. “Picture looks good too.”

Bottom line

At just $46, this Logitech C270 delivers crystal-clear video, robust audio and a simple plug-and-play setup. And we’re guessing it’s far better than the one that came with your computer.

“Much to my surprise, this webcam had a much better picture quality than my old laptop ever had! Nice camera,” shares a delighted Amazon reviewer.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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