In 2006, worldwide shipments of notebook PCs reached over 80 million, an increase of more than 26 percent over 2005, and worldwide sales of notebook PCs will exceed 100 million units for the first time in 2007, according to analyst firm IDC.
“As notebook computers quickly become the form factor of choice for consumers, Logitech continues to deliver high-quality, affordable notebook webcams that help people make reliable video calls,” said Gina Clark, vice president of product marketing for Logitech´s Internet Communications business unit. “Our two new notebook webcams offer people great image quality at a reasonable price — and make video communication easier. We´re proud to continue leading the market and helping to connect friends and family across the miles and around the world.”
The Logitech QuickCam Deluxe for Notebooks and Logitech QuickCam for Notebooks webcam are expected to be available in the U.S. and Europe beginning in April. The QuickCam Deluxe for Notebooks webcam will have a suggested retail price of $59.99 (U.S.). The QuickCam for Notebooks will have a suggested retail price of $39.99 (U.S.).