Logitech announces C615 HD webcam

Logitech have announced the small C615 HD webcam. The C615 has a tripod-like base for easy placement, as well as a foldable design making it easy to transport.

On the software side, the C615 supports one-click HD video and photo upload to Facebook, as well as HD video upload to YouTube and Twitter.

The following are noteworthy features:

  • 720p HD recording
  • 90cm USB cable with bundled extender
  • Built in autofocus
  • Built in Microphone
  • Out-of-the-box compatibility for Mac and PC
  • 8MP still camera resolution

The C615 is expected to be available in South Africa late in 2011, at a suggested retail price of R1126.17.

Full press release below.

Logitech HD Webcam C615 Couples Fold-and-go Design with HD Video and Cables to Keep You Connected Anytime, Anywhere

Logitech today announced the portable Logitech HD Webcam C615 for easy video calling and HD recording on the go – whether you’re at a birthday party or on a business trip, on a PC or a Mac. The webcam’s fold-and-go design, coupled with autofocus capabilities and a 360-degree swivel rotation, expands the possibilities of what you can capture in full HD video anytime, anywhere.

You can easily stay in touch with your friends, family and co-workers as the Logitech HD Webcam C615 lets you make video calls in HD 720p on Skype,  FaceTime for Mac, Logitech Vid HD and Windows Live Messenger, as well as video calls on Yahoo! Messenger, iChat, AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) and other popular instant messaging applications. It also includes one-click HD video and photo upload to Facebook, as well as HD video upload to YouTube and Twitter, so you can share your video recordings. To bring you extra flexibility, the webcam comes with a 90 cm USB cable with an extender, and has a tripod-ready design so you can easily capture video from any vantage point.

“We know how important it is for today’s travellers to stay connected, whether they’re on the road for business or leisure, so we are pleased to offer an HD webcam that simplifies video calling and sharing videos on the go,” said Yousef Atwan, Regional Director for Middle East and Africa. “The Logitech HD Webcam C615 is designed for maximum flexibility no matter what your needs may be, with the equipment necessary for HD recordings right in the box and easy-to-use editing features for both Mac and PC users.”

The Logitech HD Webcam C615 features built-in autofocus, helping ensure your picture quality will be razor sharp – even in extreme close-ups – and a built-in microphone that helps make sure background noise won’t spoil your video calls. With Logitech’s newest webcam, users can also capture software-enhanced 8-megapixel images, while built-in Logitech Fluid Crystal Technology gives users smoother video, sharper pictures, richer colour and clearer sound in real-world conditions.

Pricing and Availability

The Logitech HD Webcam C615 is expected to be available in Europe in September and South Africa near the end of 2011 for a suggested retail price of R 1 126. 17 (€79.99), and expects to be available.

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