Update (11/25 10:00pm): Amazon is now offering the Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 for $49.99 shipped again, matching the all-time low from this weekend.
As part of its Gold Box Deal of the Day, Amazon is offering the Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 w/ 1080p Widescreen Video Calling and Recording for $49.99 shipped. That’s $50 under the original listing and the best price we’ve seen this highly rated webcam go for.
Not only is it perfect for business calls or for those with systems without cams built-in, but also provides a much higher quality picture than most on-board options. Based on user reports and our own experience, it works great with Macs and will fit on to a number of standard tripod mounts if desired (like this highly rated $10 (Reg. $20) Polaroid mount). However, it will sit on top of most monitors without any additional clamps or clips. It features:
- Full HD 1080p video calls on Skype with sharpest video-call picture; HD 720p video calls on favorite IM services like Yahoo! Messenger and Gmail Voice
- H.264 hardware encoding for faster, smoother HD experiences, OS support- Windows XP x32 / x64, Windows Vista x32 / x64, Windows 7 x32 / x64
- Carl Zeiss optics with premium 20-step autofocus
- Snap pro-quality pics; fast upload to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
- HD video calls on Windows-based PCs or on any HDTV with HDMI connection from a PC laptop
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Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920
FULL HD 1080P VIDEO THAT’S FASTER, SMOOTHER AND WORKS ON MORE COMPUTERS. Say it bigger. Say it better. Full HD 1080p calls and clips in widescreen let friends and family see you in the sharpest, smoothest video quality available.
Self-expression knows no bounds.
Video blog, stream, share, rant, rap, sing and dance with ease. Plus it works seamlessly with your favorite applications. The term ‘webcam’ doesn’t quite do it justice. (*Requires installation of QuickTime. QuickTime and the QuickTime logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple, Inc. , used under license. **For HD video calling on video-calling software, please check for availability )
Full HD 1080p widescreen video calls on Skype | Easy HD 720p video calling on popular IM apps** | H. 264 compression for faster video streaming and uploads* | Fast, Full 1080p HD video upload to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube | Pro-quality 15MP photos | Ultra-smooth 20-step autofocus | Premium Carl Zeiss optics | Dual HD quality stereo microphones | Advanced auto light correction | HD video calls on Windows-based PCs or on any HDTV with HDMI connection from a PC.
Video calls don’t get more real
Breathtaking full HD 1080p calls on Skype, with the sharpest video-call picture available. 16:9 widescreen keeps you all in the picture. Easy HD 720p video calls on Yahoo! Messenger, Gmail Voice and Video Chat and most other favorite IM services.
Snap pro-quality pics
One-touch captures digital snapshots in gallery-quality 15MB detail. The Pro Webcam C920 makes it easy to archive and send to family and friends, right from your desktop. Aim the webcam where you want—versatile mounting clip holds your webcam securely in place on your laptop, desktop monitor or a tripod.
H. 264 for faster, smoother HD on more computers
Record and compress at the same time, so that when your full HD 1080p video is ready to share, there is no waiting time during the upload process. Equipped with H. 264 HD video compression for faster, smoother uploads and downloads using less computer processing power and bandwidth. **
Be heard in HD-quality stereo
Dual built-in premium microphones let friends hear you in rich stereo sound. Background noise is filtered out so you’re clearly heard.
Focus on the details that matter
Our premium 20-step autofocus keeps the action razor sharp, giving you consistent clarity and detail from our smoothest, most responsive autofocus yet. Industry-leading premium Carl Zeiss optics capture richly detailed video and stills. Advanced Logitech RightLight 2 auto light correction gives you the best possible image, even in low or harsh lighting.
Connect face-to-face on your HDTV
Easily make video calls from the couch on your big living room TV. The C920 connects easily to HDTVs—simply plug an HDMI cable from your laptop to your TV. High-quality mics deliver clear voice pick-up even if you’re 10 feet away from the webcam.