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Canon 150

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A low cost compact digital camera with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
Compact 16MP 8x Yes Dec 2014
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Canon 150 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Canon 150 number 51 across all digital cameras.
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664 Reviews + 4 Awards
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Average Features
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Overall Score
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Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 664 reviews. This digital camera has received four awards including an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag and a "Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com. Canon digital cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced, it is a good size and it is easy to use.
The 150 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Quite small minimum aperture number
Quite low ISO sensitivity (max)
Quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is average for wildlife photography, ranking number 61 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also average for portrait photography, ranking number 38 in portrait photography cameras as well being mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 33 in landscape photography cameras.
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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

The writers at two expert review sites endorsed this Canon camera. This camera received a PC Mag "Editor's Choice" award and it received a PhotographyBlog.com "Recommended" award.

The writers at two more expert review sites both concluded that this Canon digital camera was very good. This digital camera received a "Good Choice" award from Pcforalla.idg.se and it received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com.

Expert Reviews Are Good

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

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Good Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this digital camera on average 89%. Over 86% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

21 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

15 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was compact, four owners agreed that the Canon 150 was lightweight and two owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was a good size. two owners considered that it was easy to carry around.

  • Priced at £80 it is one of the cheapest compact cameras available, although if you spend a little bit more money you c…
  • This lightweight portable scanner makes sense for business users on the road.
  • 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…
  • It is an ideal size for slipping in a handbag…
  • Nice and compact and full of different settings allowing lots of chances to experiment…
    A. J. Collins (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Great photos for a compact camera…
    Marina Ann (Amazon) - February 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…

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

31 people said in their reviews that the Canon 150 was easy to use and five people who reviewed it thought it was easy to use the menus.

  • Also comes in a handy travel case…
    M Bateson (Amazon) - September 2015
  • 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…
  • The camera itself is easy to use and you can get some pretty good close up shots…
    Mrs G (Amazon) - March 2015
  • Good, neat camera, easy to use and gives good results, very happy with it…
    Valerius (Amazon) - November 2014
  • Handy size to keep with you…
  • Nice and compact and full of different settings allowing lots of chances to experiment…
    A. J. Collins (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Great product, arrived in good time, easy to use with good quality prints…
  • Easy to use, point and shoot…
  • A very easy camera for my husband who has shaky hands to use…
    Marina Ann (Amazon) - February 2015
  • Nice small camera you can pop in your pocket or handbag easy to use…

Excellent Brand

Based on 35,794 expert and user reviews (including 7,072 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Eight customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good looking and three customers agreed that it was neat.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Three owners who reviewed it considered that it was good for video recording.

Users Report Excellent Battery Life

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good battery life.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Eight owners considered that the Canon 150 had a good zoom and two customers who bought it agreed that it had a good autofocus.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two customers concluded that the Canon 150 was well made.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three customers who purchased the Canon 150 agreed that it had a good screen.

Users Report Great Product Quality

17 customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

41 owners considered that the Canon 150 was able to produce good images.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £99.00 it is cheaper than 86% of digital cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Canon 150 of 16MP is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 47% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon 150's optical zoom of 8x is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 44% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon 150 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Quite Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Canon 150 of only 1,600 is in the lowest 3% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon 150 of only 3.2 is in the smallest 17% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon 150 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Light

The Canon 150's weight of only 130g is fairly light compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 25% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon 150 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon 150 features brightness adjustment, unlike 79% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon 150 of only 224mm is in the shortest 25% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

This digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 2592|3264 x 2448|2048 x 1536|640 x 480|(M1) 3264 x 2448, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Canon 150 of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 34% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Canon 150's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 24% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Canon 150 does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that 96% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Canon 150 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon 150 supports direct printing, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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Supports Live View

The Canon 150 supports live view, which is unusual. 84% of cameras do not support live view.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other cameras, the Canon 150 does not support Wi-Fi. 72% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon 150 has a self-timer. 83% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Only 210 Battery Life

The Canon 150 is a camera that takes 210 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Canon 150's digital zoom of only 4x is in the smallest 14% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. 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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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Canon digital camera was released in December 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 9362b001, canon 9356b001, canon 9359b001, canon 9365b001

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