Purchasing a Logitech web cam in 2020- Most out there are old 2016 models

During the 2020 safer at home order, a lot of people have been purchasing web cams and recording hardware, leaving many suppliers out of stock or back ordered until July 2020. I have been tracking availability and noticed Best Buy has been getting shipments in recently, and back-ordered products ship in a week.

After researching what is listed on websites, I noticed the Web cams model number meant nothing as far as the year that model was released. Most were from 2016/2017 era, and only was was from 2020.

Product name Logitech C920S Pro HD Webcam Logitech Pro webcam black C922 Pro Stream Brio 4k C930e C920 C925-e C920 HD
Notes C920 w silver face and wide view angle C922 Pro Stream, comes with tripod and X does not Brio 4k C930e C920 C925-e
First Available Year 31-Jan-20 2016 2016 2017 2014 2016 2016 2012
Normal Price $70 at best buy $130 best buy $99 best buy $200
Link https://www.bestbuy.com/site/logitech-c920s-hd-webcam/6321794.p?skuId=6321794 https://www.bestbuy.com/site/logitech-pro-webcam-black/4503702.p?skuId=4503702
MP 2.07 megapixels 15.0 megapixels 2 megapixels
Res 1920 x 1080 1080 1920 x 1080 3840 x 2160
Model # 960-001257 960-001070 960-001087 960-001178 960-000971 960-000770 960-001075 960-000764

At that point, unless I wanted the $70 best buy cam from 2020, I thought it was best to look up Logitech 2020 latest reviews.

https://www.techradar.com/news/computing-components/peripherals/what-webcam-5-reviewed-and-rated-1027972

I finally found the Logitech Steamcam from 2020 for $169 and is in stock on the Logitech website:

https://www.logitech.com/en-us/product/streamcam?crid=34#section-product-hero

Hoping this will make my Microsoft Teams streaming a bit better.

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