You know why do most laptop webcams suck? No, really. This is not a rhetorical question or a joke setup. I wanted to know and I was hoping you would tell me. For the most part, laptop manufacturers still rely on integrated webcams, even though we now spend almost as much time in video conferencing applications in the real world.
It’s worth investing in a camera that will give you a good look, so update your camera and look. See our guide to the best webcams on the market, and some of them don’t make the cut. Items can be sold and sold out, so if one you like isn’t available, consider how to make our own guides use your phone or one professional camera (if you have) as a webcam.
Updated July 2021: We added the Razer Kiyo Pro and Anker PowerConf C300 and removed the Aukey FHD.
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