Microsoft LifeCam Cinema Webcam Reviews




Share every detail with friends and family with the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema.

This full-featured webcam, with ClearFrame image-processing technology, delivers smooth, detailed 16:9 video in full 720p HD quality and crystal-clear audio.

Optimized for Windows Live and Windows 7, the LifeCam Cinema HD video camera also works with Yahoo Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger and Skype for video calls and messaging.

HD Done Right:

An HD webcam can mean the difference between a good experience and a great one.

With cinematic 16:9 widescreen 720p video, crystal-clear images with Auto Focus and smooth and clear video with ClearFrame Technology, you won’t find another High Definition video experience like LifeCam Cinema.

720p HD Widescreen Video

With virtually all new computer displays shipping in widescreen and social networking sites now accepting uploaded widescreen video, LifeCam Cinema offers true 720p widescreen video capture at up to 30 frames per second.

Which means you’ll be able to create higher quality widescreen webcam videos without having to worry about jerky frame speeds.

Sharp Close-ups

The auto-focus feature on the LifeCam Cinema works just like the auto-focus feature on your digital camera to keep your video sharp no matter how close an object is to the LifeCam. Perfect for showing small objectssuch as a ring or a business cardup close. And Auto Focus is built right into the camera, so there’s never a need to adjust the focus by hand.

Smooth Video

ClearFrame is an innovative technology that provides smooth, detailed video at any resolution even in low-light conditions. ClearFrame improves video quality in two ways:

ClearFrame features an image processing technology that helps to efficiently send the information from the webcam to your computer, reducing the hosting effect.
* Video noise reduction software reduces image graininessespecially in low lightto keep your video sharp and clear.

How to Make a Video Call:

With a simple calling interface and integration with Microsoft LifeCams, you’ll find that video calling is the next best thing to being there. It’s easy, it’s free, and you can get started today. All you need is a PC, an Internet connection, an ISP, a webcam, and a friend. Then follow the steps below to make a video call.

Step 1

Buy and install a LifeCam. Don’t have one? Start shopping.

Step 2

Sign in to your Windows Live Messenger account or other messenger service that supports video calls.

Step 3

Once you are signed in you can either choose a contact on the Instant Messenger window, or press the video call button on your webcam. Then click the Video link to start a video call.

LifeCam Cinema System Requirements:

* Windows® 7/Windows Vista®/Windows XP (with Service Pack 2 or higher)
* Intel Dual-Core 1.6 GHz or higher and 1 GB of RAM (recommended: Intel Dual-Core 3.0 GHz or higher and 2 GB of RAM)
* 1.5 GB free space
* USB 2.0

Technical Details

* Brand Name: Microsoft
* Model: H5D-00001
* Item Package Quantity: 1
* Hardware Platform: PC, Mac
* Minimum system requirements: Microsoft Windows XP SP2, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista, Apple MacOS X 10.2 or later
* Weight: 0.00 pounds

* Warranty: 3 years warranty

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Product Specifications

Model : H5D-00001
EAN Code :

720p HD Widescreen Video

Auto Focus

High-precision glass element lens

ClearFrame Technology for smooth, detailed video

Digital, noise-canceling microphone


>Reviews of the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema Webcam at
Average Rating: 4.5
R. Rivera Rating: 4.5 Stars out of 5

5.0 out of 5 stars AMAZING! Webcam! Microsoft Lifecam Cinema is Amazing! This is by far the best webcam I have ever owned. Easy to install. Video Quality is amazing. Read more Published 1 day ago by Samson Delar

5.0 out of 5 stars Best $50 I've spent When I first saw this cam I wanted it right away but was not going to shell out $100 to Microsoft!! When I found it here at the low price I could not refuse the opportunity. Read more Published 1 day ago by N. A. Al-Haleem

5.0 out of 5 stars Microsoft LifeCam Cinema Review The Microsoft LifeCam Cinema is an excellent webcam. I purchased the camera to produce stop motion animation. Read more
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