Take your Zoom close-up with this 4K webcam that’s 30% off
Even if you didn’t care much about webcams a year ago, you probably do now. We spend so much time in virtual meetings these days that looking good in those Hollywood Squares-style web conference windows is more important than ever. Thankfully, it’s easy to upgrade from the junky webcam built into your laptop; just plug a better one into a USB port. Most webcams muster little more than HD resolution, but Depstech sells a 4K model for $70. And right now, you can get that Depstech 4K webcam for just $49 when you apply the seasonally appropriate promo code MOM30 at checkout — that’s 30% off and positions this among the least expensive 4K webcams right now.
The Depstech 4K webcam uses a Sony 1/3-inch CMOS sensor to capture 4K video (3,840×2,160 pixels) at 30 frames per second. That’s significant, because some 4K webcams drop down to 15fps at their highest resolution.
The camera applies autofocus and low-light correction as well. It also includes a pair of microphones that apply noise reduction filtering for improved sound quality. The camera is mounted on a swivel so you can easily tweak where it points — up and down, right and left. If privacy is a concern, you’ll appreciate that the webcam has a built-in sliding shutter so you can cover the lens when you’re not broadcasting.
It’s compatible with Windows 7, 8 and 10 as well as MacOS, Android and Linux.
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