An updated list of top rated PC web cameras available to buy in 2016. Find out what’s worth buying based on the latest technology innovations and customer reviews.

Whether you want to make videos to load up onto YouTube or talk with your friends and family on Skype, you are going to need a decent webcam. These little devices are really great for college students to keep up with their families or for dads that travel a lot and want to say goodnight to their kids when away from home. They are also great for making videos for sharing on your blog or Facebook as so many people do nowadays.

PC webcams are pretty affordable for most. You can buy one for yourself and even buy one for a family member as a Christmas gift and stay in contact visually all year long.

Highlighted below are some of the best selling webcams of 2016.

Top Rated PC Webcameras

Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920, Widescreen Video Calling and Recording, 1080p Camera, Desktop or Laptop Webcam
Price: $59.99
You save: $40.00 (40 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:48 pm
  • Full HD 1080p video calling (up to 1920 x 1080 pixels) with the latest version of Skype for Windows
  • 720p HD video calling (up to 1280 x 720 pixels) with supported clients. Full HD video recording (up to 1920 x 1080 pixels)
  • H.264 video compression, Built-in dual stereo mics with automatic noise reduction. Automatic low-light correction, Tripod-ready universal clip fits laptops, LCD or monitors
  • H.264 video compression, Built-in dual stereo mics with automatic noise reduction. controls: Video and photo capture, Face tracking, Motion detection
  • Compatible with: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 or later. Works in USB Video Device Class (UVC) mode: Mac OS 10.6 or later (HD 720p on FaceTime for Mac or other supported video-calling clients; Full HD 1080p video recording with QuickTime Player) Chrome OS,Android v 5.0 or above (with supported video-calling clients),USB port,Internet connection
Logitech C270 Desktop or Laptop Webcam, HD 720p Widescreen for Video Calling and Recording
Price: $20.98
You save: $19.01 (48 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:48 pm
  • HD 720p video calling and HD video recording, 2.4 GHz Intel Core2 Duo, 2 GB RAM,200 MB hard drive space
  • Video capture: Up to 1280 x 720 pixels, Logitech Fluid Crystal
  • Crisp 3 MP photos Technology,Hi-Speed USB 2.0
  • compatible with Windows Vista,Windows7 (32-bit or 64-bit)or Windows 8
  • built-in microphone filters out background noise
Logitech HD Webcam C310
Price: $25.99
You save: $24.00 (48 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:48 pm
  • Works with Skype, Yahoo Messenger, Microsoft Live Messenger
  • 5-megapixel snapshots: You can take high-resolution snapshots at up to 5 megapixels
  • You'll get HD 720p video calling on most major instant messaging applications
  • Built-in mic with noise reduction
  • Automatic Light Correction
  • 2-Year Limited Hardware Warranty
Logitech C930e USB Desktop or Laptop Webcam, HD 1080p Camera
Price: $94.98
You save: $35.01 (27 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:48 pm
  • Business Grade Hd Video Webcam: Full 1080P Hd Video At 30 Frames Per Second For High Quality Video Conferences On Pc Or Mac
  • Widest Field Of View: 90-Degree Extended View Plus Pan, Tilt And 4X Digital Zoom; Perfect For Whiteboard Presentations And Product Demos
  • Uvc H.264 Encoding: Frees Up System Bandwidth And Delivers A Smoother Video Stream By Putting Video Processing In The Camera
  • Business grade HD video webcam: Full 1080p HD video at 30 frames per second for high quality video conferences on PC or Mac
  • Widest field of view: 90-degree extended view plus pan, tilt and 4X digital zoom; perfect for whiteboard presentations and product demos
  • UVC H.264 encoding: Frees up system bandwidth and delivers a smoother video stream by putting video processing in the camera
  • Plug-and-play compatibility: Certified for Microsoft Lync 2013 and Skype; compatible with most UC and web conferencing applications
  • This business product comes in brown box and does not ship with retail software (e.g. the Logitech Webcam Software found in the retail product, for example in Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920)
Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 Webcam - Black (T3H-00011), 720p HD 16:9 Video Chat, Skype Certified
Price: $26.15
You save: $13.80 (35 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:48 pm
  • True 720p HD video - Post true HD video to online video sites.
  • 16:9 widescreen - For cinematic video recording.
  • TrueColor Technology - Automatically delivers bright and colorful video, in virtually all lighting conditions.
  • Universal attachment base - Work on your desktop, laptop, or notebook.
Family Pack (3) 1.0 Black
Price: $14.95
You save: $0.03 ( %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:51 pm
  • Block your Webcam with a C-SLIDE. Stop's Webcam Spying
  • (3)BLACK units with NO LOGO. Simply attaches with double sided adhesive that can be removed later.
  • Fits: Computers, Laptops, Smart TV's, PS4, Xbox, 3rd party external webcams
  • Protects your webcam from scratches. Made from high-grade durable plastic.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranty. If you're not happy will refund your order.
Ipevo Ziggi-HD Plus High-Definition USB Document Camera (CDVU-06IP)
Price: $99.00
As of: 2016/11/12 2:48 pm
  • 8.0 Megapixel camera; For Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Mac OS X 10.8 and above and Chromebook
  • Ziggi-HD Plus's high-resolution 8 Megapixel camera can achieve up to 3264 x 2448 pixels when directly connected to PC or Mac
  • Up to 30 fps live video capture (at full HD)
  • 12x continuous digital zoom
  • Full autofocus lens; USB 2.0 Video Class (UVC) interface
Logitech Conference Cam BCC950 Video Conference Webcam, HD 1080p Camera with Built-In Speakerphone
Price: $184.45
You save: $65.54 (26 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:50 pm
  • Features professional HD video with superior speakerphone audio for simple, small-group conferencing
  • Carl Zeiss Optics with Autofocus deliver razor-sharp images and allow detailed visuals to be shared close-up
  • 78-degree field of view and 180-degree remote-controlled video pan, tilt, zoom ensure whole group visibility
  • All-in-one design combines HD video with high-quality audio clarity
  • The built-in, full duplex speakerphone and noise-cancelling microphone. Allows all meeting members to hear and be heard clearly up to 8 feet away from the base.
  • Omni-directional mic pickup and echo cancellation audio. Makes it seem like conversations are happening in the same room.
  • Remote control and base button control options. Quickly control camera pan, tilt and zoom and volume up/down, mute and answer/hang-up functions during call.
  • Broad application compatibility. Optimized for Microsoft Lync and Skype and works with most other popular UC platforms.
Logitech C922x Pro Stream Webcam 1080P Camera for HD Video Streaming & Recording At 60Fps (960-001176)
Price: $96.46
You save: $3.53 (4 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 3:49 pm
  • Web Camera specifically designed and optimized for Professional quality video streaming on social gaming and entertainment sites like Twitch and YouTube
  • Stream and record vibrant, true-to-life HD 1080P video at 30 frames per second or 720P at 60Fps
  • Background replacement technology (powered by personify) allows you to integrate your live image and any background Scene, right onto your stream (only works with Windows 7 and above)
  • Full HD glass lens and premium autofocus deliver razor-sharp, clear video in consistent high Definition while two Built-in mics capture your voice in rich Stereo Audio
  • Record clear videos even in dim or poorly backlit settings with automatic light Correction