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Canon SX150 IS

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Canon SX150 is

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Canon SX150 IS
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A classic and good spec compact camera
Compact 14.1MP 14x Yes Sep 2011
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Canon PowerShot SX150 IS 14.1 MP Digital Camera with 12x Wide-Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom with 3.0-Inch LCD (Black) (OLD MODEL)
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Canon SX150 is Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon SX150 is number 596 across all digital cameras.
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80 Reviews
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Features
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71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 74%, based on 80 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
PowerShot sx150 IS allows everyone to take beautiful 14.1 megapixel photos and HD movies with 12x optical zoom. from smart auto to full manual control you can easily adapt it to any skill le
X zoom, 28mm wide lens. intelligent is<br>- 14.1 MP ccd<br>- smart auto and easy modes detect 32 scenes<br>- 7.5 cm (3.0") lcd<br>- HD movies with stereo sound<br>- full manual control<br>- creative filters. miniature effect<br>- smart shutter with wink self-timer<br>- iframe movie<br>- hints &
Versatile shooting. 12x optical zoom with intelligent IS
14.1 MP CCD
Smart and easy
7.5 cm (3.0") LCD
HD movies with stereo sound
Full manual control
Creative filters. miniature effect
Smart shutter with wink self-timer
IFrame movie (720p)
Hints & tips
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4320 x 3240 pixels image resolution

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
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Canon SX150 is In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The SX150 IS's sensor megapixels of only 14.1MP is in the lowest 33% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The SX150 IS has a maximum image resolution of 4320 x 3240 pixels. That's 12% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The SX150 IS's optical zoom of 14x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 74% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the SX150 IS is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The SX150 IS has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Canon SX150 IS of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 85% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the SX150 IS of 3.4 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 88% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The Canon SX150 IS's camera shutter speed of only 0.0004s is slower than 72% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Canon SX150 IS of 258g is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 59% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon SX150 IS has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The SX150 IS's weight of 0.308kg is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 77% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 0.25kg, with the lightest being 0.095kg and the heaviest being 1.3kg.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon SX150 IS of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 11% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The SX150 IS has an HDMI port. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The SX150 IS features flash exposure compensation. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the SX150 IS is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The SX150 IS's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 77% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest display resolution of cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the SX150 IS of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 32% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Canon SX150 IS of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 52% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon SX150 IS of 3" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The SX150 IS supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon SX150 IS has an orientation sensor, unlike 92% of cameras which do not have an orientation sensor.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the SX150 IS does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Very Slow Flash Recharging Time

The SX150 IS's flash recharging time of 12s is very slow compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the slowest 2% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have flash recharging times of between 1s and 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.6s.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 5664b001, canon 5663b001

Barcodes:

00001380314053, 00013803140538, 00013803140576, 00851719014297, 03610170016229, 03610170487395, 04960999796543, 04960999796550, 04960999796642, 08714574572789, 08714574572796, 08714574572802, 08714574572819, 08714574572833, 08714574572871, 08714574572888, 08714574572895, 08714574572949, 08714574572956, 08714574572963, 08714574572970, 08714574572994, 08714574574998

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