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Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS
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Canon Powershot ELPH 150 is Digital Camera

20MP 10x CCD Feb 2014
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20 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 19,570 expert and user reviews, Canon has good ratings for its cameras. Canon also has good ratings specifically within its compact camera digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers.

Good Quality Lens

One person who reviewed the Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS considered that it had a good zoom. Pcmag.com said two years ago “The Canon PowerShot Elph 150 IS packs a long zoom lens into a small body.”. One person wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens.

Good Size

One customer said in their reviews that it was compact.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras of this age and type. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

Other cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available that you might want to look at include the DSC-H70[pl_580917_price], or the DSC-H400[pl_2169604_price] both from Sony or the Nikon Coolpix S3600[plb_2208617_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly High Megapixel Count

The lowest megapixel count of cameras of this age and type is 0.3MP, the highest is 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP. With a megapixel count of 20 megapixels, the Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS has one of the higher megapixel counts amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on cameras of this age and type. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix F770[plb_383572_price], the GE G100[plb_1861772_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S3600[plb_2208617_price].

Cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the Sony DSC-H400[plb_2169604_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS has an image stabiliser. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Powershot ELPH 150 IS also have an image stabiliser.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including the Olympus XZ-10[plb_1873249_price], the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price], or the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Powershot ELPH 150 IS also have a built-in flash.

Alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Olympus XZ-10[plb_1873249_price], the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price], or the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price].

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution, whereas most cameras of this type and age have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this Canon camera have still image resolutions of 3648 x 2736 and 2048 x 1536 and 5152 x 2896.

A 5152 x 3864 still image resolution is in fact the best still image resolution amongst all compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480.

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Has Three Photo Effects

The Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Powershot ELPH 150 IS. The photo effects "Neutral" and "Vivid" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Quite Many Total Megapixel Count

Compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Powershot ELPH 150 IS have total megapixel counts of between 10MP and 48MP, and the average total megapixel count is 16MP. With a total megapixel count of 20.5 megapixels, the Powershot ELPH 150 IS's total megapixel count is one of the most amongst similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Powershot ELPH 150 IS.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a higher image resolution than most compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Canon digital camera has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

This digital camera's image resolution (5152 x 3864 pixels) is actually the best image resolution across all digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Powershot ELPH 150 IS.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst image resolution is 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture

At 6.9, the Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a quite small maximum aperture compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. Digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Powershot ELPH 150 IS have maximum apertures of between 1.8 and 87.

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Has One Image Editing Mode

The number of image editing modes found on the Powershot ELPH 150 IS is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. The most commonly found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this digital camera. The image editing modes Rotating are also found on this Canon camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Powershot ELPH 150 IS is more than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this digital camera. The audio formats LPCM are also supported by this Canon camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Powershot ELPH 150 IS supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The worst video resolution of all digital cameras that are a similar age to the Powershot ELPH 150 IS is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Features Three Light Metering Modes

The number of light metering modes featured on the Powershot ELPH 150 IS is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The light metering modes "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" and "Spot" are also featured on this digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a better display than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera has a TFT display, whereas most similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Across all compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Powershot ELPH 150 IS the display ranges from LCD to OLED.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

At only 24 millimeters, the Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a quite short minimum focal length compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Powershot ELPH 150 IS. Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Powershot ELPH 150 IS the minimum focal lengths range from 5mm to 120mm, and the average minimum focal length is 26mm.

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15 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Expert review site PC Mag scored this camera 50%. It seems that experts really don't rate this Canon camera very highly.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS owner said in their reviews that it was not noisy. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert website PC Mag “Its 20-megapixel CCD image sensor captures images that are very noisy”.

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS does not support video recording, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age which support video recording.

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also support video recording including the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price], the Nikon Coolpix S6400[plb_1794412_price], or the Fujifilm XF1[plb_1469574_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Powershot ELPH 150 IS does not support Full HD video, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Powershot ELPH 150 IS also do not support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also support Full HD video including the Olympus XZ-10[plb_1873249_price], the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price], or the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of this spec and age also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity to this camera and we think the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price], the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price], or the Fujifilm XQ1[plb_1962901_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago are not 3D compatible. The Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you want a camera that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Coolpix S6400[pl_1794412_price], or the Coolpix S9300[pl_408824_price] both from Nikon or the Fujifilm FinePix F770[plb_383572_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS does not have a GPS, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Powershot ELPH 150 IS also do not have a GPS.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS and we think the Nikon Coolpix S3600[plb_2208617_price], the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix F770[plb_383572_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of a comparable type and age to the Powershot ELPH 150 IS are not waterproof. The Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS is more than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Canon digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Powershot ELPH 150 IS. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Quite Low JPEG Frame Rate

At only 25 frames per second, the Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a quite low JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have JPEG frame rates of between 15fps and 240fps.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a greater number of shooting modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Canon camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Powershot ELPH 150 IS. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this camera.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

The Powershot ELPH 150 IS has one of the lower maximum ISO speeds (only 1,600) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The average maximum ISO speed of cameras of this spec and age is 4,500.

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Only Has Three Playback Modes

The Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a greater number of camera playback modes than most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on cameras of this spec and age. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this digital camera.

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Only Has Seven White Balance Modes

The Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS

Released Over Two Years Ago

Canon released the Powershot ELPH 150 IS over two years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom cameras to this camera and we think the Coolpix S5300[pl_2272796_price], and the Coolpix S3600[pl_2208617_price] both from Nikon or the Fujifilm XQ1[plb_1962901_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

There are a number of other 10x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including the DSC-H70[pl_580917_price], the DSC-WX220[pl_2165839_price], or the DSC-QX10[pl_2136113_price] all from Sony which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (21x) which is also higher rated.

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Average Screen Size

At 2.7 inches, the Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Powershot ELPH 150 IS.

We compared this camera to all the other 2.7" screen digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S3600[plb_2208617_price], and the Sony DSC-WX220[plb_2165839_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a larger screen size then you might also want to look at the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8" and higher rated).

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Average Weight

The Powershot ELPH 150 IS has a relatively average weight (125 grams) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Powershot ELPH 150 IS.

Alternative 125g cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include the Nikon Coolpix S3600[plb_2208617_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Live View
Playback Mode
Direct Printing
Built-In Processor
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Included Wrist Strap
Technical Details
Self-Timer
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

Expert Reviews

(3)
25 June 2014

The Canon PowerShot Elph 150 IS packs a long zoom lens into a small body, but its images have way too much noise...

30 August 2014

Responder a essa pergunta com um sim ou um não é impossível, já que é preciso saber que uso você pretende dar para este gadget. A Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS é um aparelho que levanta...

Inexpensive
10x zoom range
Sharp images
24mm wide-angle lens
Compact
Very noisy images
Low-resolution rear display
Video limited to 720p
22 October 2012

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers meta 9359b001, meta 9362b001, canon 9359b001, canon 9362b001
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