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Canon SX150 is

Camera Labs Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A classic and fully featured 14.1 megapixel 14 times zoom factor camera
Compact 14.1MP 14x Yes Sep 2011
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Canon SX150 is Review

With very good reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Canon SX150 is as follows for Summary.
74
74 Reviews
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Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
Overall Score
34
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

It has not bad expert reviews and not bad user reviews with an average overall rating of 74%, based on 74 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 good picture quality, it is easy to use and product quality.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Very slow flash recharging time
Very small digital zoom

Canon SX150 IS Video Reviews


How Big is the Canon SX150 IS?

The Canon SX150 IS is 113.3mm wide and 73.2mm tall. It is 45.8mm deep and weighs 0.308kg.

Canon SX150 IS front dimensions

Canon SX150 IS size in context

Canon SX150 is In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The writers at review sites PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs both recommend this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 28 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews this camera has an overall expert rating of 70%.

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Good Owner Reviews

SX150 IS owners on average rated this camera 81%. 47 reviewers (78% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

23 people who purchased it considered that it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Nine owners agreed that the Canon SX150 IS was easy to use.

Canon Digital Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

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

Users Report Good Product Quality

11 owners reckoned that the product was good quality.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Six customers concluded that this digital camera was good for video recording.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Seven customers who purchased the Canon SX150 IS reckoned that it had a good zoom and two people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good image stabiliser.

Users Report Great Technical Features

Three people thought this digital camera had good features.

Users Report Nice Design

Two people who purchased it mentioned that it was good looking.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two people who bought the product thought it had a good screen.

Customers Report a Good Flash

Two customers who bought it concluded that it had a good flash.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

10 customers said in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Users Report it is Robust

Four customers who bought it thought it was well made.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

Four owners who bought the Canon SX150 IS agreed that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Three people agreed that it was compact and two people reckoned that it was a good size.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14.1 megapixels, the SX150 IS has a fairly average megapixel 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 typical of many cameras.

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Average Weight

The SX150 IS has a fairly average weight (258 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 14 times zoom factor, the SX150 IS has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon SX150 IS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Canon SX150 IS has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Very Slow Flash Recharging Time

The fastest flash recharging time of cameras is 0.0055s and the slowest is 15s. When compared to other cameras that we have checked, the SX150 IS's flash recharging time of 12 seconds is one of the slowest.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Canon SX150 IS has a fairly small digital zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 0.72x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the SX150 IS has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst digital cameras of this age. The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras range from 2.3mm to 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The SX150 IS supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution

The SX150 IS has a 4320 x 3240 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras. In addition, this digital camera have a still image resolution(s) of 3072 x 2304 and 1600 x 1200. The best still image resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

At only 5.6, the SX150 IS has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11.

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Has an HDMI Port

The SX150 IS has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon SX150 IS has an orientation sensor. Most of the other cameras also have an orientation sensor.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon SX150 IS has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The SX150 IS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 3 pixels and the highest is 16,000,000 pixels. The Canon SX150 IS has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Canon digital camera was released in September 2011.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 5664b001, canon 5663b001

Barcodes:

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