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Philips CAM150
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Philips CAM150 Camcorder

8MP 1/3.2 CMOS Sep 2011
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Capturing And Sharing Great Moments Made Easy Even in the water or snow Rugged and waterproof, the ESee camcorder CAM150 is great indoors and out, even inWater or snow. Advanced anti-shake... More
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23 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This camcorder received a rating of 80% from expert review site log.com.tr. If all the video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are ranked by average expert review score then this video camera is in the bottom 82%.

Quite Fast Maximum Frame Rate

The Philips CAM150 has one of the faster maximum frame rates (60 frames per second) amongst video cameras of this age. The slowest maximum frame rate of medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for a similar time to the CAM150 is 25fps and the fastest is 60fps.

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Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on video cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Philips CAM150 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that were released around the same time as the CAM150 also have an image stabiliser.

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Full HD

Full HD

Like most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that are a comparable age to the CAM150, the Philips CAM150 is Full HD.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The Philips CAM150 has an HDMI port. Most of the other camcorders of this spec and age also have an HDMI port.

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1/3.2" Optical Sensor Size

The Philips CAM150 has a maximum optical sensor size of 1/3.2". That's 81% more optical sensor size than a 1/5.8" video camera, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size. Across all video cameras that are a similar age to the CAM150 the optical sensor size ranges from 1/5.8" to 1/3".

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3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the CAM150 which are not 3D compatible, the Philips CAM150 is 3D compatible.

Video cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 ($3,807.50).

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Lithium Battery

This camcorder has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery, which is the most commonly found battery on video cameras of this age and spec.

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Fairly High Video Capturing Speed

Camcorders of a comparable age and type to the CAM150 have video capturing speeds of between 25fps and 60fps, and the average video capturing speed is 42fps. At 60 frames per second, the Philips CAM150 has a fairly high video capturing speed compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Has Five Scene Modes

The number of scene modes found on the Philips CAM150 is more than most camcorders of this age and type. The most commonly found scene mode is Portrait, but this scene mode is not found on this video camera. The scene modes Backlight, Beach, Night, Snow and Sunset are also found on this Philips camcorder.

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Has Three Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Philips CAM150 is more than most similar spec video cameras that have been around for more than two years. This video camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on camcorders of this spec and age. The photo effects "Negative film" and "Sepia" are also found on this camcorder.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Philips CAM150 has a built-in display, as do most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the CAM150.

We compared all the other camcorders with a built-in display to this video camera and we think the Samsung HMX-F90 ($333.93) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1080p Video Mode

This video camera has a 1080p|720p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on video cameras of this spec and age.

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H.264 Video Format

This video camera has a H.264 video format, which is typical of many similar spec video cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The number of white balance modes found on the Philips CAM150 is more than most camcorders of a similar age and type to it. This Philips video camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on comparable spec video cameras that have been around for a similar time to the CAM150.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolution of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras of this spec and age.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many video cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for around the same time as it.

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LCD Display

This video camera has an LCD display, which is the most frequently found display on camcorders of this age and type.

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Very Small Minimum Hard Disk Space

With a minimum hard disk space of only 300 megabytes, the Philips CAM150 has a fairly small minimum hard disk space compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and type to the CAM150. The smallest minimum hard disk space of medium sensor size camcorders that were released around the same time as the CAM150 is 300MB and the biggest is 1.1GB.

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Very Small

The Philips CAM150 is one of the smaller medium sensor size camcorders that are a comparable age to the CAM150 (only 20 millimeters) amongst video cameras of this age. The depths of comparable spec video cameras that were launched around the same time as the CAM150 range from 15mm to 460mm, and the average depth is 100mm.

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Very Small Minimum RAM Requirement

At only 1 megabyte, the Philips CAM150 has a quite small minimum RAM requirement compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to the CAM150. The average minimum RAM requirement of medium sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the CAM150 is 740MB.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Small Digital Zoom

The Philips CAM150 has a fairly small digital zoom (only 5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and type. Across all the medium sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to the CAM150 the digital zooms range from 2x to 1,800x, and the average digital zoom is 170x.

If this medium sensor size camcorder digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Aiptek ProjectorCam C25 (10x) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the CAM150, the Philips CAM150 does not have an interchangeable lens.

Alternative video cameras which also have an interchangeable lens that you might want to look at include the Panasonic HS900 which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 2 inches, the Philips CAM150 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the CAM150. The smallest screen size of similar spec video cameras that were launched around the same time as the CAM150 is 1.5" and the largest is 4".

If this video camera screen size is not large enough for you then you might also want to look at the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam ($187.95) (2.4"), or the Sony HDR-CX240 ($199.99) (2.7").

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Very Shallow Waterproof Depth

The shallowest waterproof depth of video cameras of this spec and age is 3m, the deepest is 10m, and the average waterproof depth is 5.6m. The Philips CAM150 has one of the shallower waterproof depth (only 3 meters) amongst video cameras of this age.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Philips CAM150 has a maximum maximum image resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 87% less maximum image resolution than the most common maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum image resolution is actually the worst maximum image resolution across all similar spec video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the CAM150.

A 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution is the best maximum image resolution across comparable types of camcorder.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Philips CAM150 does not have a night mode. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that came out more than two years ago also do not have a night mode.

We compared all the other video cameras which also have a night mode to this camcorder and we think the Sony HDR-PJ330 is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most video cameras of this type and age are not waterproof. The Philips CAM150 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The Philips CAM150 does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been available for a similar time to the CAM150 also do not have a built-in projector.

There are a number of other video cameras which also have a built-in projector which you might also want to consider including the Aiptek ProjectorCam C25 which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Value

The average maximum aperture value of camcorders that were released around the same time as the CAM150 is 4.6. The Philips CAM150 has one of the lower maximum aperture values (only 2.8) amongst medium sensor size camcorders of this age.

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Only Has One Cable Included

The number of included cables found on the Philips CAM150 is more than most camcorders that have been around for a similar time to it. This video camera has a USB cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the CAM150.

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Quite High Minimum Aperture

The lowest minimum aperture of video cameras of a comparable age and spec to the CAM150 is 1.1 and the highest is 6.8. At 2.8, the Philips CAM150 has a quite high minimum aperture compared to most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips CAM150

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camcorder has been on the market for over two years.

Average Battery Life

At 2 hours, the Philips CAM150 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to the CAM150.

If you want a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Sony HXR-MC2500E (4.75h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 32 gigabytes, the Philips CAM150 has a pretty typical maximum memory card size compared to most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 32GB maximum memory card size video cameras to this camcorder and we think because of it's better review score, the Contour Design Contour+ ($68.32) is also worth considering.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Megapixel Count
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Interchangeable Lens
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Aperture Value
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Internal Storage Capacity
Memory Card Slot
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Scene Mode
Exposure Mode
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Display
Screen Size
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Camera
Camcorder Type
Photo Effect
Design
Colour
Waterproof Depth
Video
HD Type
Video Capturing Speed
Video Mode
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Maximum Frame Rate
Still Image
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Audio Format
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
S-Video Out Port
S-Video Out Port
PictBridge
Networking
WiFi
Battery
Battery Life
Battery
Battery Recharge Time
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features
Operating System
Minimum System Requirement
Minimum Processor
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Minimum RAM Requirement
Internal Memory Size
The Windows Operating System
Mac Operating Systems
Start-Up Time
Battery Life
Package Dimension
Recording Time
Megapixel Count

Expert Reviews

(1)
12 October 2011

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cam150, cam150o, cam150p, cam150or, cam150pk, cam150pk00, cam150or37, cam150bu37, cam150pk37, cam150or00, cam150bu00, philips cam150, philips cam150r, philips cam150rd
Barcodes 00609585216143, 00609585216150, 00609585216174, 00609585220119, 00871258160637, 08712581606374, 08712581606398, 08712581621018
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