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HP C150w Digital Camera

10MP CMOS 3m 4x Jul 2014
Megapixel Count Sensor Type Maximum Waterproof Depth Digital Zoom Release Date
The HP c150w is a great waterproof camera for your active life style. Capture remarkable underwater memories of your family's snorkeling trip or great pictures of the snowy ski vacation without... More
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11 Reasons For

Good Support

One HP c150w reviewer said in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Mr Baz said “Wrist strap Camera pouch USB cable 2 AAA Alkaline batteries User Manual My quick fire list of good”.

Good Size

One person who bought it mentioned that it was compact.

Good Quality Lens

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good lens. Mr Baz mentioned on Amazon “I did clean the lens”.

Easy to Use

One HP c150w owner wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Simple to use.” in their HP c150w review and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Good Flash

One customer who bought the product wrote that it had a good flash. Two years ago Mr Baz said “Objects with fairly simple flash shots” in his review but even so he only scored it 20 out of 100.

Nice Design

A few people said in their reviews that it had a good case. G. Avery said in their review of the HP c150w on Amazon “I didn't test it under water - the casing feels highly flimsy”.

Good Quality Pictures

A number of people who reviewed the HP c150w considered that it was able to produce good images. Mr Baz mentioned “Bad Good + It takes photos” in his HP c150w review.

Very Big Second Display Diagonal

When compared to other cameras of this spec and age, the second display diagonal of the HP c150w of 2.7 inches is one of the biggest. The smallest second display diagonal of cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the c150w is 0.39" and the biggest is 2.7".

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Two Supported Batteries

The HP c150w is a two supported battery digital camera.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 127 grams, the HP c150w is fairly light compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the c150w. The weights of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 50g to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 390g.

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Very Short

With a height of only 23.5 millimeters, the HP c150w is fairly short compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the c150w. The average height of digital cameras of a similar age and type to the c150w is 100mm.

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14 Reasons Against

Owner Reviews Are Poor

On average, c150w owners rated this digital camera 49%. If all the cameras of a comparable type and age are ranked by average owner review score then this camera is in the bottom 7%.

Poor Product Quality

Some customers who bought this digital camera said that it was not good quality. Mr Baz said on Amazon “This has a distinct "airfix" feel to it- Very poor photo quality, as if you've smeared marmalade over the lens” in his review of this digital camera. Mr Baz also wrote “The photo quality being dead honest wasn't a patch on the old ancient 4mp trust camera I had years ago”. Warmanns mentioned “Horrible quality camera” in their HP c150w review and scored the product 20 out of 100.

HP Only Has Poor Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

On average HP digital cameras have poor ratings compared to other brands as do all cameras manufactured by HP.

Not Robust

Several HP c150w owners wrote in their reviews that it was not well made. Disgruntled mentioned in their HP c150w review on Amazon “All in all a very poor design which was not well thought out and built out of crappy materials”. G. Avery mentioned “I hope the camera I received is faulty because I'm shocked HP would bring out such a shoddy product” in their review of the HP c150w.

Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 1.8 inches, the HP c150w has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of a comparable type and age to the c150w the screen sizes range from 1.4" to 6.7".

There are a number of other 1.8" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including the Sony DSC-F707 which has better reviews.

If this digital camera screen size is not large enough for you then you might also want to look at the VTech 80-145004 (3"), or the Sony NEX-3NL ($374.91) (3") which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The HP c150w does not have an image stabiliser, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not have an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have an image stabiliser to this camera and we think the DV151, or the WB250 both from Samsung or the Sony DSC-HX200V which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The HP c150w does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras of this spec and age also do not support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at other digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the DSC-HX200V, or the NEX-3NL ($374.91) both from Sony or the Samsung WB250.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The HP c150w does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a WiFi connectivity and we think the DV151, or the WB250 both from Samsung or the Sony ILCE-QX1 ($498.00) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The HP c150w does not support video recording, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the c150w also do not support video recording.

We compared all the other cameras which also support video recording to this camera and we think the Canon EOS 1D Mark III, or the Samsung DV151 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The HP c150w does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also do not have a built-in flash.

Other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash that you might also want to look at include the Canon EOS 1D Mark III, the Samsung DV151, or the Sony DSC-HX200V.

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Not Waterproof

The HP c150w is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the c150w are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most cameras of this age and spec are not 3D compatible. The HP c150w is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago do not have a GPS. The HP c150w is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

Alternative cameras which also have a GPS that you might want to look at include the Sony DSC-HX200V.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP c150w

Released Over Two Years Ago

This HP digital camera has been on the market for over two years.

Average Digital Zoom

The HP c150w has a pretty average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the c150w.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including the Trevi Go 2200 HD, or the VTech 80-145004 which has better reviews.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on cameras of a similar age and type to it.

There are a number of other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might also want to consider including the EOS 1D Mark III, or the EOS 1D Mark II both from Canon or the Trevi Go 2200 HD which has better reviews.

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Average Maximum Waterproof Depth

At 3 meters, the HP c150w has a relatively typical maximum waterproof depth compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the c150w.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3m waterproof digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Trevi Go 2200 HD.

If you want a higher maximum waterproof depth then you might also want to consider the Fujifilm FinePix XP70 ($271.43) (10m and higher rated), or the Nikon 1 AW1 ($199.95) (15m and higher rated).

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 10 megapixels, the HP c150w has a relatively average megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the c150w.

If you want a higher megapixel count then you might want to look at the NEX-3NL ($374.91) (16.1MP), the ILCE-QX1 ($498.00) (20.1MP), or the DSC-QX30 (20.4MP) all from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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MicroSD (TransFlash) Memory Card

This digital camera supports a MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Memory
Memory Card
Maximum Memory Card Size
Display
Screen Size
Display
Second Display Diagonal
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
USB Version
USB Connector
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size

Expert Reviews

De C150W arriveert een dag te laat: 2 dagen na onze bestelling. Er zijn belangrijke verschillen in vergelijking met andere waterdichte camera's van dit moment. De HP C150W: Dat laatste betekent... Read more…

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 29 June 2015 by John
(Verified Purchase)

Memory card could have been included?

Reviewed 7 October 2014 by Amazon Customer "lucy"
(Verified Purchase)

Simple to use , but I had to buy a mini card to use it, this was not stated with the description and items needed for the product.

Reviewed 11 July 2014 by Zsigmond Dobi
(Verified Purchase)

It makes a same quality picture as my 8years old nokia phone.

Reviewed 6 April 2014 by Mr Baz

You don't expect much at this price point, and guess what you don't get much either!
The camera is basic and cheaply made (no doubt from bits of he man toys) the kind of nasty plastics you... Read more…

Reviewed 13 January 2014 by G. Avery "Gemam"

I hope the camera I received is faulty because I'm shocked HP would bring out such a shoddy product.

The camera produces the worst photos I have ever taken on any camera ever.
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp c150, hp c150w, hp hp72202, hp hp72202e, hp hp72202ea, hp hp72202ean, hp c150w722049, hp c150w722025, hp c150w722032
Barcodes 00878784005166, 00878784005838, 00878784005852, 04711148722025

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