Want to look better during video calls? This ‘dummy-proof’ Logitech webcam is now almost half finished

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Believe it or not, the Logitech C270 Webcam retails for just $27. (Photo: Logitech)

With more and more people videoconferencing with Zoom, Skype, and Google Hangouts in recent months, webcams are selling like hot cakes, with retailers struggling to keep them in stock.

Fortunately, Amazon has a great one available, and it’s for sale: The Logitech C270 webcam is only $27, or a ridiculous $23 discount.

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

Sharp video

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

The microphone muffles background noise, so those video calls, live streams, meetings and online classes 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.”

More than 8,200 shoppers gave perfect reviews on this Logitech webcam.  (Photo: Logitech)

More than 8,200 shoppers gave perfect reviews on this Logitech webcam. (Photo: Logitech)

Easy installation

The Logitech C270 webcam it couldn’t be easier to get started – just attach it to the top of your laptop and plug it into a USB port. It is compatible with Windows 7 and above, 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 streaming my pretty face on YouTube in less than three minutes,” adds a . please satisfied shopper. “Photo looks good too.”

What it comes down to:

For only $27, this Logitech C270 delivers crystal-clear video, robust audio, and easy plug-and-play installation. And we suspect it’s much better than the one that came with your computer.

“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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