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Canon 150
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Canon 150 Digital Camera

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16MP 8x CCD Feb 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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32 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most awarded of all the cameras of this spec and age.

The reviewers at two expert review sites both endorsed this Canon camera. The expert at PC Mag gave this camera an "Editor's Choice" award and thought it was exceptional and it received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

This camera received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com and it received a "Good Choice" award from Pcforalla.idg.se.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar this camera has an overall expert rating of 82%. Camera experts think this digital camera is one of the very best digital cameras of a comparable age and spec.

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this digital camera rated it as 89 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

A number of customers thought it had a good zoom. Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon last year “Zoom is tremendous”. Bert wrote in his Canon 150 review on Amazon “Up to now I have no problem with this Camera and the zoom is fantastic” and rated this digital camera as very good. Claire a Woods said in her review of this digital camera three years ago “The zoom is good and it is easy to use”.

Three Canon 150 owners said in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. One Canon 150 owner who reviewed it thought it had a good image stabiliser. Mr Baz mentioned “Shoot that is responsive and quick + Has lens based stabilisation which works very well esp useful for night shooting”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Canon 150 had a good lens. Three years ago Pcmag.com wrote “The Canon PowerShot Elph 150 IS ($149.99) is a compact camera with a 10x zoom lens and an attractive price tag.”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Sixty-three Canon 150 owners who bought it considered that it was able to produce good images. Three years ago Al. gave the product an excellent review score and mentioned “Just point 'n shoot for a perfect photo”. Al. also said “Takes extremely good pictures”. Alikat said “So far the pics have been excellent” in their review of this digital camera and scored it very highly.

Some Canon 150 reviewers said in their reviews that the Canon 150 had a good picture resolution. Mr Baz scored the Canon 150 80 out of 100 and he said in his review on Amazon three years ago “Quick + Has lens based stabilisation which works very well esp useful for night shooting and lower light levels + 2.7" 230k dot LCD is fairly clean”. Mr Baz also mentioned “No software CD supplied in the box - Slow continuous shooting at under 1fps Whilst it's a simple point”.

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Good Size

A number of customers who bought it concluded that it was compact. Alikat said three years ago “Was a gift for my husband - he loves it! It's a perfect compact size (he likes being able to keep it in his pocket)” in their review and gave the Canon 150 a very good rating. Lj Bags said in their review of the Canon 150 also three years ago “Nice compact camera” . Lj Bags also mentioned “Very nice compact little camera which fits easily into your pocket or you're girlfriends handbag”.

A number of people who bought the Canon 150 thought it was lightweight. Val gave it an excellent review and he mentioned “Small compact and lightweight”. Val also said “Lightweight and small enough to fit my handbag”. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “This lightweight portable scanner makes sense for business users on the road.”.

Several Canon 150 reviewers concluded that it was a good size. Amazon Customer said in their review of this digital camera “It is an ideal size for slipping in a handbag”. Dr. Michael Gunn mentioned “The screen is a good size and the camera case is strong.”. Wk said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The only reason I don't give this 5 stars is that the instruction manual is a download of HUGE proportions and not really practical for printing 'at home”.

A few people who bought this digital camera agreed that it was easy to carry around. Two years ago M. Levick mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Takes great photos, has a few tricks up its sleeve and is easy to carry around”. The;ma Collins gave the product an excellent review score and she mentioned in her Canon 150 review on Amazon “I find it easy to carry, easy to use”. Valerie Anne Kelly scored the Canon 150 very highly and she wrote on Amazon “It's so light and easy to use”.

A few customers wrote in their reviews that it was a good weight. Independent Female Traveller wrote “The Canon IXUS 150 is a great light weight little camera that is great for carrying” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Product Quality

Some Canon 150 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said in their review of this digital camera “Good camera, nice image quality” and scored the Canon 150 80 out of 100. Andrea Chisholm rated it 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this digital camera three years ago “Amazing! Managed to capture all my holiday pictures with great quality! All my memories are safe”. Gd Grahame wrote “Am very pleased with this camera, mind you Canon always manufacture good quality cameras.”.

Easy to Use

Several Canon 150 owners who bought the Canon 150 concluded that it was easy to use. Al. wrote on Amazon “It's fully automatic so it's very easy to use with great results” in their review of the Canon 150. Claire a Woods she said on Amazon “It is easy to use and steady so snaps not blurred”. Dr. Michael Gunn said in his review on Amazon three years ago “The camera is easy to use and the automatic focusing is very good” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

A few Canon 150 reviewers who reviewed the Canon 150 thought it was easy to use the menus. A. J. Collins said in their review on Amazon “Compact and full of different settings allowing lots of chances to experiment” and scored it 5 stars. Julian Spurr wrote “Quite easy to navigate the menus”. Rebekah said “Great little camera, having fun with all the settings” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

One Canon 150 owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to assemble. Two years ago Bottleneck gave the Canon 150 a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Came as shown, well packed and easy to assemble and charge” in their Canon 150 review.

One Canon 150 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. One Canon 150 reviewer who reviewed the Canon 150 concluded that it had a good experience. Wk said “It takes good pictures in a whole range of lighting conditions and is, from my experience, quite responsive” in their review.

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Nice Design

A number of Canon 150 reviewers who reviewed it said that it was good looking. Al. scored this digital camera very highly and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Quick focus and a pretty good flash as well”. Cct wrote in their Canon 150 review on Amazon “It is pretty small, with a good optical zoom”. Honestly mentioned in their Canon 150 review “Small and lightweight, zoom works pretty fast” however despite that they gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

Some Canon 150 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was neat. Katharine Kirby gave this digital camera an excellent review score and she said “That slots in neatly along with the charged up battery” in her review of the Canon 150. Three years ago Valerius mentioned in their review of the Canon 150 on Amazon “Good, neat camera, easy to use”.

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Good Battery Life

A number of Canon 150 owners who purchased it thought it had a good battery life. Geoff Smith wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Battery very good”. Oldtimer gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The Li On battery technology is amazing” in their review of the Canon 150. Tc mentioned “The camera case is fine, as is the battery charger - although I feel it a shame that rechargeable AA batteries can no longer be used”.

One person who reviewed it thought it was quick to charge. Alikat said “He would have preferred being able to charge it directly from USB as well.” in their review of the Canon 150 and rated this digital camera as excellent.

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Good Video Capture

A number of customers who bought the Canon 150 concluded that it was good for video recording. Three years ago Lyon Chong wrote “Video quality very good too”. Oldtimer wrote on Amazon “The HD video is outstanding for such a small camera” in their review of the Canon 150. Richard Bodger said on Amazon three years ago “Excellent photos with good video and audio quality overall a good camera for the money” in his Canon 150 review.

Good Support

Some Canon 150 owners who purchased the product reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Mike Uk wrote in his review on Amazon “Easy to follow instructions and intuitive commands on the screen”. Three years ago Mrs M Strutt wrote in her review of this digital camera “It would have helped if the camera had come with a proper camera users guide book”. Wk said in their Canon 150 review “Full set of instructions would make it even better”.

Robust

Some people who reviewed the product wrote that it was well made. Alikat gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Overall the kit is very nice - the leather case seems well made and it was nice to already have the SD card included”. Bluey mentioned “Solid build and resonable features for the price” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a score of 80 out of 100. Nick gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review in January last year “Feels solid and well built”.

One customer who bought this digital camera considered that it was reliable. Three years ago Rmt wrote on Amazon “They are reliable cameras which produce great images”.

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Canon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Canon cameras and also specifically for Canon compact cameras and found that in both cases Canon had good ratings compared to other brands.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen. Three years ago Jeff said on Amazon “Good all rounder - only downside is display is hard to see in sunlight” in his Canon 150 review. In the same month Mike Uk wrote on Amazon “Screen clear and readable” in his review.

One person concluded that this digital camera had a good viewfinder. Bluey said on Amazon “Reason for 4 stars is that Canon have dropped the feature of an optical viewfinder which was very useful in bright sun conditions”.

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Good Technical Features

Some Canon 150 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good features. Val Green mentioned on Amazon three years ago “My previous Canon IXUS cameras came with a booklet, so much easier especially as there are some additional features on this new updated model”.

Acceptable Noise Level

A number of Canon 150 reviewers who bought it concluded that it was quiet. Six years ago Mac World gave it a score of 4 stars and he said “Fast and quiet” in his Canon 150 review.

Good Exposure Control

One person said in their reviews that this digital camera had good exposure controls. Mr Baz mentioned in his review “Controls wise fairly simple, you do have exposure compensation and a choice of metering modes”.

Good Connectivity

One Canon 150 reviewer who purchased the product wrote that it had email functionality. Karen Howes gave this digital camera a rating of 80 out of 100 and she mentioned on Amazon “Good that you can adjust pixels suitable for emailing or print”.

Good Flash

One Canon 150 owner who reviewed it thought it had a good flash.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. 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 digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix 8800[plb_1640989_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on cameras that were launched more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If the memory card type of this camera is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon 150 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 150.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon 150 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 150.

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Quite Small Closest Focusing Distance

When compared to other digital cameras of this age and type, the Canon 150's closest focusing distance of only 0.01 meters is one of the smallest. The closest focusing distances of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 0.01m to 0.2m.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Canon 150 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on cameras of this type and age. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The Canon 150 has a greater number of photo effects than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the 150. The photo effects "Vivid" is also found on this camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Canon 150 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this digital camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Continuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus and Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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TFT Display

The Canon 150 has a better display than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it 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 cameras that were released more than two years ago the display ranges from LCD to AMOLED.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of this age and spec.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Canon 150 does not support video capability. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 150 also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon 150 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago also do not support Full HD video.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the 150 is 1", the largest is 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8". The Canon 150 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 2.7 inches) amongst compact cameras of this age.

Digital cameras with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] (3"), or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8").

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Canon 150 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 150 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the 150 are not 3D. The Canon 150 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon 150 does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 150 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras that came out around the same time as the 150 are not waterproof. The Canon 150 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution(s)

This camera has a still image resolution(s) of 4:3 - (L) 4608 x 3456| (M1) 3264 x 2448| (M2) 2048 x 1536| (S) 640 x 480| (W) 4608 x 2592, which is typical of many cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The Canon 150 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that are a similar age to the 150. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Only One Number of Aspheric Elements

Most digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years have between 1 and 14 number of aspheric elementss, including the Canon 150 which has one number of aspheric elements.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

At only 1,600, the Canon 150 has a quite low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the 150. Similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 3 and 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,800.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Canon 150 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 150.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Canon 150

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this compact camera digital camera was released.

Average Megapixel

The Canon 150 has a fairly typical megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (16.3MP), or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] (20.4MP).

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Canon 150 has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 150.

Digital cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth considering include the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] (810x).

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Average Optical Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the Canon 150 has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (21x), or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] (50x).

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Average Weight

The Canon 150 has a fairly average weight (130 grams) compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the 150.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Data Network
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer

4 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(21)
3 September 2014

The Canon IXUS 150 is one of the cheaper compact cameras from Canon, and features an 8x optical zoom lens, and a 16 megapixel sensor. Priced at £80 it is one of the cheapest compact cameras...

1 August 2014

A great camera for a novice user, the Canon IXUS 150 is an excellent choice if you're looking for a relatively inexpensive camera that can still produce quality images. There are enough functions...

31 July 2014

Available in silver or red, with 8x optical zoom (plus up to 32x digital zoom), a 16 million pixel sensor and Canon's Digic 4+ processor, the Canon IXUS 150 is a pretty well equipped compact... Read more…

PhotographyBlog.com

The Canon IXUS 150 (also known as the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS) is a stylish, svelte digital compact camera that boasts a 16 megapixel sensor, 8x optical zoom, image stabiliser, 2.7-inch LCD screen,... Read more…

11 May 2011

If you?re in the market for a portable USB document scanner, or just one that requires minimal desktop space, the Canon imageFormula P-150M should definitely be on your short list. With its duplex...

USB bus-powered
No Mac driver installation required
Double-sided scans
Gorgeous looking
Small and compact
Scan setting tweaks required for best OCR performance
Idered a bit heavy to be truly portable
Relatively large and heavy for a portable scanner
Initial setup is a touch harder than it should be
Ngot lngsam vid 600 dpi
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User Reviews

(135)
Reviewed 25 March 2016 by Rol021
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this for a gift, the camera has proved a substantial piece of everyday use, parcel was delivered before I had finished logging off, well it seemed like it...

Reviewed 23 March 2016 by Nick
(Verified Purchase)

Simple to use, great results...and I mean great.Very small/compact size but feels solid and well built.

Reviewed 2 March 2016 by Colin J Bell
(Verified Purchase)

Do not buy., i have had this camera for around 12 months and used it approximately five times. As past 3 months i keep getting a message on camera indicating a fault has been detected and it... Read more…

Reviewed 26 January 2016 by Geoff Smith
(Verified Purchase)

Good camera just what I wanted for ever day use. Battery very good. If you are looking for a cheap good Camera this is the one...

Reviewed 13 January 2016 by TC
(Verified Purchase)

Bought specifically for young grandchildren this proved to be a good package. The camera, on automatic, is easy to use but it has plenty of settings so that as the children grow, and their... Read more…

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