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Canon 150

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A multi award winning and fully featured 16 megapixel 8 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16MP 8x Yes Dec 2014
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Canon 150 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Canon 150 as follows for Summary.
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664 Reviews + 4 Awards
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Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 97%, based on 664 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, is a good size and is easy to use.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Very light
Quite small display diagonal
Fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
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Average
49
Mediocre
49
Mediocre

Canon 150 Video Reviews


How Big is the Canon 150?

The Canon 150 is 95.2mm wide and 54.3mm tall. It is 22.1mm deep and weighs 130g.

Canon 150 front dimensions

Canon 150 size in context

Canon 150 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both endorsed this camera. The editor of review website PC Mag gave this digital camera an "Editor's Choice" award and thought it was fantastic and it received a PhotographyBlog.com "Recommended" award.

Two other expert review sites both concluded that this camera was very good. Pcforalla.idg.se gave this Canon digital camera a "Good Choice" award and 01net.com gave it a "5 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 20 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this camera is 81 out of 100.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

People who bought this camera rated this camera 89% on average. Over 86% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

21 customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

15 people who reviewed it wrote that it was compact, four people mentioned in their reviews that it was lightweight and two people concluded that it was a good size. two people who reviewed it thought it was easy to carry around.

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  • It is an ideal size for slipping in a handbag…
  • Great photos for a compact camera…
    Marina Ann (Amazon) - February 2015
  • Nice and compact and full of different settings allowing lots of chances to experiment…
    A. J. Collins (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Takes great photos, has a few tricks up its sleeve and is easy to carry around…
    M. Levick (Amazon) - December 2015
  • It takes very good pictures and its nice and compact, controls are easy to use…
    SKaur (Amazon) - August 2016
  • Excellent little compact…
  • Easy to understand and very compact after her bulky last camera as she cannot carry heavy handbags around now so fits beautifully into her pocket…

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

31 customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was easy to use and five people who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use the menus.

  • There is a long shutter speed mode that allows you to do longer exposures up to 15 seconds (handy for night tripod shots) On balance it's actually quite a well featured little compact, more so than mo…
  • Also comes in a handy travel case…
    M Bateson (Amazon) - September 2015
  • The camera itself is easy to use and you can get some pretty good close up shots…
    Mrs G (Amazon) - March 2015
  • Great product, arrived in good time, easy to use with good quality prints…
  • Easy to use, point and shoot…
  • Good, neat camera, easy to use and gives good results, very happy with it…
    Valerius (Amazon) - November 2014
  • Handy size to keep with you…
  • A very easy camera for my husband who has shaky hands to use…
    Marina Ann (Amazon) - February 2015
  • Nice and compact and full of different settings allowing lots of chances to experiment…
    A. J. Collins (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Great little handy camera…

Canon Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 33,726 expert and owner reviews (including 6,880 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically within its cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Eight people considered that this digital camera was good looking and three people thought the product was neat.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Three owners concluded that this digital camera was good for video recording.

Customers Report Great Battery Life

Two owners who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good battery life.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Eight owners concluded that it had a good zoom and two owners said in their reviews that it had a good autofocus.

Users Report it is Robust

Two owners who bought the Canon 150 agreed that it was well made.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three customers reckoned that it had a good screen.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

17 people who reviewed the product thought it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

41 customers who reviewed it considered that it was able to produce good images, however 12 buyers thought the Canon 150 took poor quality photos. and 12 people reckoned that it was not able to produce good images.


Features

Average Megapixel

The Canon 150 has a pretty average megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Very Light

Across all the cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg. With a weight of only 130 grams, the Canon 150 is one of the lighter cameras amongst cameras of this age.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the Canon 150 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon 150 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5" and the largest is 9". At only 2.7 inches, the Canon 150 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon 150 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (28 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon 150 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Canon digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448 and 2048 x 1536 and (M1) 3264 x 2448. The worst still image resolution of all cameras is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon 150 supports direct printing, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon 150 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Canon 150 does not feature bluetooth. Most of the other cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon 150 has a self-timer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Canon 150 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras do support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Live View

The Canon 150 supports live view. Most of the other cameras also support live view.

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Only One Aspherical Lens

The Canon 150 is a one aspherical lens digital camera. Most of the other cameras have between 1 and 14 aspherical lenses.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Canon 150 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The smallest closest focusing distance of cameras is 0.001m and the largest is 5m. With a closest focusing distance of only 0.01 meters, the Canon 150 has one of the smaller closest focusing distances amongst cameras of this age.

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Only 210 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Canon 150 which takes 210 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Canon 150 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other digital cameras which have an HDMI.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon 150 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of digital cameras is 600,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels. The Canon 150 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) amongst cameras of this age.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since December 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 9148b007aa, canon 9145b007aa, canon 9356b001

Barcodes:

00013803238525, 00580965756520, 04549292002881, 05054533643253, 08714574615295, 08714574615301, 08714574615332, 08714574615349, 08714574619477, 08714574619521

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