The advantages of a camera with higher resolution up to 4k are that your camera provides sharper and more detailed image quality. And when you zoom in to capture closer images it does not lose much detail image quality. Likewise, the 4k webcam provides higher detailed image quality and larger image size.
Nexigo vs Logitech 4k Webcam
Nexigo and Logitech provide few models of 4k webcam that you can choose which one is suitable to meet your needs. We’ll discuss these 4k webcam models offered by these two vendors and you can decide which one is suitable for your business.
Nexigo 4k webcams
Previously there were three 4k webcam models offered by Nexigo: Nexigo n690; N950 and N950 Pro. The last two models are actually the same except minor difference with the inclusion of remote control. And today you can find new product additions with 4k resolution including new Nexigo n970p, and Nexigo N990 PTZ webcam. We don’t discuss the PTZ model webcam but the USB bar webcam models.
Let’s start comparing the first two products.
Nexigo N690 vs N950
N690 and n950p are two of the three 4k webcams models offered by Nexigo. Table 1 below shows you spec comparison between Nexigo n690 and n950p (the pro version of n950).
5x digital zoom
The main difference is that n950 (and also n950p) supports 5x digital zoom with the inclusion of zoom button on the upper side of the webcam bar. However, both n950 and the pro version can support the digital zoom feature @1080p resolution. It is reasonable since the feature is digital zoom as opposed to optical zoom. You can see later that Logitech 4k webcams can also do digital zoom at full HD too with digital zoom.
Larger image sensor
The two models n690 and n950 have different image sensor size. The N950 has a slightly larger image sensor than the N690, so the resolution is slightly higher and it is Sony image sensor which is known for its better performance than the CMOS image sensor in general.
Ok, more detail you can read on the following table 1 below.
Table 1 Nexigo n690 vs n950 Pro
|Nexigo 4k webcams||N690||N950p|
|Image sensor||1/3.0 in CMOS 8MP image sensor||½.5 inch SONY 8.5MP image sensor|
|Lens||Fixed lens with autofocus||Fixed lens with fixed focus|
|View angle||D: 73°, H: 65°, V: 39°||D: 98°, H: 90°, V: 56°|
|Zoom||N/A||Digital zoom with button control (5x digital zoom in 1080p @30 fps)|
|Resolution||Up to 4k @30 fps||8.5MP (3840×2160) @30 fps|
|Microphone||Dual microphone with noise reduction with range up to 16ft (5m)||Dual noise reduction microphones with pickup range 16ft (5m)|
|Mounting type||Clip with tripod ¼” thread support||Swivel tripod clip ¼” thread|
|Connection type||USB-A / USB-C 6.6ft cable length||USB-A / USB-C|
|Dimension||5.11 x 2.16 x 1.97 inches||5.98 x 2.12 x 1.78 inches|
|System requirement||Windows XP, 7, 8, 10 or later; macOS 10.6 Android V5.0 or above||Windows; macOS; Android; Linux; Ubuntu; Chrome OS|
|Remote control||N/A||Yes with 2 AAA batteries (not included)|
What about the difference between Nexigo n950 and the pro version n950p? Not much different actually, but the inclusion of the remote control in addition of zoom control button. And the dimension is a bit different. See table 2 below.
Table 2 Nexigo n950 vs n950p 4k webcam
|Nexigo 4k webcam||N950||N950p|
|Dimension||5.31 x 2.28 x 1.69 inches||5.98 x 2.12 x 1.78 inches|
What about the nexigo n970p model? This is the newer model with AI-powered framing.
Nexigo N950 vs N970
The newer model offered by Nexigo is N970p with more features addition than its previous series N950p and the same 4k resolution and come with the same Sony Starvis image sensor for high quality image in low light condition.
Table 3 below shows you spec and feature comparison table between these two 4k webcam series, nexigo n970 vs n950.
AI-powered auto frame
One of the main differences between the nexigo n950 and n970 is the AI feature with face detection capability. This additional AI-powered auto frame feature is very useful for conference call needs in a group of meeting participants where each participant gets auto focus with face detection feature. You don’t need to bother to set manual focus to each participant in the meeting.
For conference room needs, this AI-powered frame is very helpful. This feature is introduced to several new models from Nexigo including the Nexigo N990 PTZ webcam.
This newer model of Nexigo n970 is ideal for conference room webcam, one of most popular webcams for conference room with multiple meeting participants.
Table 3 Nexigo N970 vs N950
|Nexigo 4k webcams||Nexigo N970p||N950p|
|Image sensor||½.7” CMOS 8.5MP Sony Starvis Image sensor||½.5 inch 8.5MP SONY Starvis image sensor|
|Lens||Fixed lens with fixed focus||Fixed lens with fixed focus|
|View angle||25-90° Adjustable View||D: 98°, H: 90°, V: 56°|
|Focus||Fixed focus with AI-powered auto framing and face |
|Zoom||Up to 10x digital zoom at 4K@30fps||Digital zoom with button control (5x digital zoom in |
1080p @30 fps)
|Resolution||8.5MP (3840 x 2160) @30 fps||8.5MP (3840×2160) @30 fps|
|Microphone||Dual noise cancellation Omni directional microphones||Dual noise reduction microphones with pickup |
range 16ft (5m)
|Flash memory||Yes, to save all your webcam settings for easy recall||Memory stick|
|Connection type||USB Type B 3.0 port||USB-A / USB-C|
|Dimension||7.09 x 1.67 x 1.1 inches||5.98 x 2.12 x 1.78 inches|
|System requirement||Windows 7 (1080p or lower), Windows 8.1, |
Windows 10; macOS™ 10.10 or higher; Android; Linux
|Windows; macOS; Android; Linux; Ubuntu; Chrome OS|
|Remote control||Yes, requires two AAA batteries (not included)||Yes with 2 AAA batteries (not included)|
Those two tables describe more detail about spec differences between Nexigo 4k webcams available in the market today. You may also like Nexigo n940 comparison with brio, see Logitech brio vs nexigo n940.
Now let’s see what 4k webcam products offered by Logitech and how they are compared with Nexigo products.
Logitech 4k webcams
In addition of popular webcam products in 1080p resolution including Logitech c920s, c922 and c925e; Logitech also offers few models of 4k webcams. See also Logitech c920s vs c922 vs c925e.
There are three models of 4k webcam offered by Logitech, i.e.
- Logitech brio (960-001105); 4k webcam for business with 3-year Limited hardware warranty
- Logitech 4k webcam pro (960-001390) with 1-year Limited hardware warranty
- Logitech 4k webcam pro magnetic for Apple Pro Display XDR.
Let’s see how these three products are different.
Logitech 4k pro webcam vs brio
Both Logitech 4k pro webcam and brio are actually the same specs and features except the 3 years business warranty for Brio, while Logitech 4k pro webcam is for professional with 1 year warranty.
The third model is different with magnetic base which is designed specifically for Apple Pro Display XDR for easy to mount on the top of the display.
Besides 4k webcam products, Logitech also introduces few models of conference room webcam for groups of meeting participants that also come in 4k resolution including Logitech Meetup and Rally series. See also Logitech Meetup vs jabra panacast webcam for conference room.
Logitech 4k Comparison tables
Table 2 below shows you spec and features comparison table for the three products. All the three products are tagged with the same MSRP around $199.99. However, you will find that the prices in some online stores could be different.
Table 2 Spec comparison Logitech 4k webcams
|Model||Logitech Brio (960-001105)||Logitech 4k Pro (960-001390)||Logitech 4k Pro magnetic (960-001292)|
|Glass fixed lens with auto focus||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Selectable preset view angle : 90°/78°/65° diagonal FoV||Yes||Yes||fixed view angle: D: 90° / H: 82.1° / V: 52.2°|
|5x digital zoom full HD||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Resolution: 4k (4096 x 2160) @30 fps; 1080p @60 fps ; or 720p @90 fps||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Dual stereo Omni-directional microphone with noise reduction filter||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Attachable privacy cover||Yes||Yes||N/A|
|RightLight™ 3 and HDR technology||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Dimension:||1.06 in x 4.01 in x 1.06 in (27mm x 102mm x 27mm)||1.06 in x 4.01 in x 1.06 in (27mm x 102mm x 27mm)||1.38 in x 3.98 in x 1.06 in (35mm x 101mm x 27mm)|
|Weight||2.22 oz (63 g)||2.22 oz (63 g)||3.18 oz (90.2 g)|
|Warranty||3 years||1 year||1 year|
Now, let’s compare Nexigo 4k pro webcam (Nexigo n950p) with Logitech Brio 4k webcams.
Nexigo vs Logitech 4k webcam
Technically, these two products can be compared through the following table 3 below. Note the price difference between these two products is around $30 in the retail stores. Note that each item of each row in bold is an advantage.
Nexigo n950p provides one view angle only, compared to Logitech brio which provides three options either 78° or 90° wide view angle to capture wider room, or you may select to capture only head and shoulders with 65° view angle. However with n970, you have adjustable view angle ranging from 25 up to 90 degree view angle.
5x digital zoom
Both models provide 5x digital zoom with full HD quality, of course because both are digital zooms that use a software process by cropping the 4k image size into a full HD resolution image. Except with the optical zoom feature, the image quality has a fixed resolution. Both Nexigo n950p and Logitech brio provide digital zoom options.
What about nexigo n970? You have 10x digital zoom, much better than both n950 and brio.
One of the advantages of the Logitech brio over the Nexigo 4k webcams is the option of setting the webcam resolution with higher frame rate of up to 90 fps (frame per second). With the same 4k resolution, both webcams can only apply @30 fps settings.
With Logitech brio you can still use @60 fps frame rate settings with resolutions up to full HD (1080p), you can even use higher frame rates up to @90 fps up to 720p resolution. The higher the fps the smoother the motion of the video performance, and the higher the resolution the sharper and more detailed the image quality is.
Read more detail spec comparison between the two products using this table 3 below.
Table 3 Nexigo vs Logitech 4k webcams
|4k webcams||N950p||Logitech Brio 4k|
|Image sensor||½.5 inch SONY 8.5MP image sensor||8.8MP image sensor|
|Lens||Fixed lens with fixed focus||Glass fixed lens with auto focus|
|View angle||D: 98°, H: 90°, V: 56°||Selectable preset view angle : 90°/78°/65° |
|Zoom||Digital zoom with button control (5x digital zoom in 1080p @30 fps)||5x digital zoom full HD|
|Resolution||8.5MP (3840×2160) @30 fps||4k (4096 x 2160) @30 fps; 1080p @60 fps ; or |
720p @90 fps
|Microphone||Dual noise reduction microphones with pickup |
range 16ft (5m)
|Dual stereo Omni-directional microphone with |
noise reduction filter
|Privacy cover||Yes||Attachable privacy cover|
|Mounting type||Swivel tripod clip ¼” thread||Webcam with detachable universal mounting clip|
|Connection type||USB-A / USB-C||USB-A or USB-C|
|Dimension||5.98 in x 2.12 in x 1.78 in |
(151 mm x 53.8 mm x 45.2 mm)
|4.01 in x 1.06 in x 1.06 in (102mm x 27.0 mm x 27.0 mm)|
|System requirement||Windows; macOS; Android; Linux; Ubuntu; |
|Windows 7 or later; Mac OS 10.10.or later; Chrome OS|
|Other||Remote control allows you to zoom, pan left and |
right and tilt as well as control for volume and brightness
|Logi tune mini app for zoom in / out, color presets, color adjustment, and manual focus|
|Price in Amazon (Aug 2021)||$149.99||$179.99|
Nexigo n950p (and nexigo n970 also) with remote control allows you easily to adjust the volume, color and also allows panning and tiling as needed. Logitech 4k webcam also provides a mini app logi tune to adjust zoom in/out, color presets and manual focus.
Logitech Brio with frame rate up to 1080p @60 fps and even up to 720p @90 fps is an advantage as opposed to Nexigo 4k webcam which can only go up to 30 fps. Price difference is around $30 in Amazon (#ads).
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