What webcam is best for you? You are in a COVID-19 pandemic World. Many companies are operated in a work from home mode and school and colleges are in learn from home mode. So nowadays you really need is a decent webcam. Laptop webcam probably isn’t a very good one, if you want to look your best in video calls or video chats.
How to Buy the Best Webcam in 2021
Below are some points about what you need to know when shopping for a webcam.
Webcam Resolution and Frame Rate
You need a good resolution and frame rate to get crystal clear and smooth video images. 1080p and 30fps is a fairly standard resolution and frame rate for a decent webcam. If you have more budget consider to buy a 4K and 60fps webcam. This will give you a much more realistic and smooth video.
Webcam Microphones, Autofocus, Lenses and Exposure
webcams with autofocus and built-in stereo microphones are obviously preferable and they are more expensive than the normal webcams. Bigger lens on a webcam is better. Also the webcam field of view is important to view wide. In general range between 65 and 90 degrees, with 78 degrees as a common middle ground.
Best Webcams 2021
Logitech C270 HD Webcam
Field of view (dFoV): 55°
Lenovo 300 FHD Webcam
Resolution 1080P (1920 x 1080)
Field of view DFOV : 95°
Two Build-in Mic
Privacy shutter to physically cover webcam lens
Logitech C920 HD Pro Webcam
Resolution: 1080 p/30 fps and 720p/ 30 fps
Built-in Stereo mic
field of view (dFoV): 78°
Anker PowerConf C300
Resolution: 1080p/60fps camera
Built-in Dual Microphones
Adjustable Field of View
AVerMedia Live Streamer CAM 513
Resolution: 4K UHD Webcam 3840*2160@30fps, 1920*1080@60fp
Field of view: Diagonal 94°
Stereo built-in microphones