The Logitech StreamCam is my favorite webcam ever — here's why

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The Logitech StreamCam isn't just the best webcam for content creation — it's also a great all-around camera for the home office.
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The Logitech StreamCam could not have launched at a better time. Logitech's premium webcam had an immediate impact on the quality of my weekly Twitch streams when it arrived back in early 2020, even over my dependable but aging Logitech C922. But the StreamCam became even more invaluable once working from home became the new normal just a few weeks after I first got my hands on one.

Since that time, I've tested pretty much every major webcam — including some very impressive premium rivals from Razer and Elgato — and none of them have been able to dethrone the StreamCam as my go-to for high-quality video. Here's why Logitech's camera is our pick for the best webcam for content creators, and still my favorite webcam to use when I'm hopping on meetings, recording live podcasts and losing in video games on Twitch.

Logitech StreamCam The best webcam for content creation Logitech The Logitech StreamCam's smooth 1080p and ability to shoot in both vertical and horizontal orientation make it an excellent pick for content creators and WFH-ers alike. $169 $149 at Logitech $169 $149 at Amazon

Excellent video quality that's extra smooth

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The main reason the Logitech StreamCam remains affixed to the top of my monitor is the fact that I simply love the way it makes me look. Logitech's camera delivers just the right mix of color, brightness, detail and fluidity, with a sharp 1080p resolution and silky 60 frame-per-second video capture that allow me to appear lively and natural-looking on streams and meetings like.

When sitting in front of natural light, my skin tone looks warm and accurate, and everything from the strands of my beard to the posters and guitars on my wall come through in crisp detail. And it's all brought together by that 60 fps frame rate — that's twice the frames per second as what you'll get from most mainstream cameras like the Logitech C920S and Microsoft Modern Webcam, resulting in videos that look especially smooth and true to…
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