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Canon Ixus 150

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Canon Ixus 150

£79.99
Canon Ixus 150
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An award winning and affordable compact digital camera, good for portrait photography
Compact 16MP 8x Yes Dec 2014
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Canon Ixus 150 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Canon Ixus 150 number 108 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
662 Reviews + 1 Award
94
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 662 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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 2018.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is a good size and it is easy to use.
The Ixus 150 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Smaller than average optical zoom
It's easy to shoot sharp, detailed photos and movies with this slim, stylish 16 megapixel IXUS that's equipped with an 8x optical zoom and optical image stabilizer, and is small enough to fit in your pocket. - enjoy canon quality results with a slim, stylish IXUS
16 megapixels for large prints and easy cropping
Shoot wide with 28mm or zoom in 16x closer without losing quality
No more blurred photos or movies thanks to image stabilizer with intelligent IS
Just point and shoot and let smart auto make the most of every shot for you
Easy viewing and sharing on 6.8 cm (2.7 ) LCD
Add your personal touch to photos with live view control
Instantly capture all the action with HD movies (720p) and movie button
Get creative with miniature, fish-eye and toy camera effects
More shots per battery charge with eco mode
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 62 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 69 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 66 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Canon Ixus 150 Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon Ixus 150?

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

Canon Ixus 150 front dimensions
Canon Ixus 150 size in context

Canon Ixus 150 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this camera. This was from PhotographyBlog.com who gave it an "Recommended".

Average Expert Reviews

Five experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and dkamera.de have rated this camera on average 74 out of 100.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, Ixus 150 owners rated this digital camera 89 out of 100. Over 86% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

20 customers thought the Canon Ixus 150 was good value for money.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

17 people thought it was compact, three owners who purchased the Canon Ixus 150 mentioned that it was lightweight and two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good size. two people 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…
  • Priced at £80 it is one of the cheapest compact cameras available, although if you spend a little bit more money you can…
  • 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…
  • Great photos for a compact camera…
    Marina Ann (Amazon) - February 2015
  • It takes very good pictures and its nice and compact, controls are easy to use…
  • 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
  • Takes great photos, has a few tricks up its sleeve and is easy to carry around…
    M. Levick (Amazon) - December 2015
  • A good affordable compact…
    Mr Baz (Amazon) - January 2015
  • Small compact and simple to use just the ticket…

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

32 owners said in their reviews that the product was easy to use and five customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use the menus.

Canon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 42,313 expert and user reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has very good reviews compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Nice Design

Eight customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking and three customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was neat.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Three owners considered that the product was good for video recording.

Customers Report Superior Battery Life

Two customers mentioned that it had a good battery life.

Users Report Superior Technical Guidance

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance.

  • FULL SET OF INSTRUCTIONS WOULD MAKE IT EVEN BETTER…
    WK (Amazon) - July 2015
  • Easy to follow instructions and intuitive commands on the screen…
    Mike UK (Amazon) - December 2014

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Eight people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good zoom and two customers who bought the product thought it had a good autofocus.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was well made.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three owners wrote in their reviews that the Canon Ixus 150 had a good screen.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

17 owners who reviewed it wrote that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

42 customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images, however 13 purchasers said that it took poor quality photos. and 13 customers who bought the product considered that it was not able to produce good images.

Value For Money

Exceptional Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £79.99 it is cheaper than 94% of cameras.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Canon released the Ixus 150 in December 2014.

Features

Average Megapixels

The Canon Ixus 150's sensor megapixels of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 42% of all cameras when ranked 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 typical of many cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The Ixus 150's optical zoom of only 8x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 78% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Ixus 150 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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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Ixus 150 of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 11% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of digital cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon Ixus 150's minimum aperture number of 3.2 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 45% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Ixus 150 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Light

The Canon Ixus 150's weight of only 130g is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The weights of digital cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon Ixus 150 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

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

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon Ixus 150's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 224mm is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the shortest 20% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The Ixus 150 supports live view, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Ixus 150 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Canon Ixus 150's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 48% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon Ixus 150 supports direct printing, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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

The Ixus 150's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is in the longest 17% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Ixus 150's maximum aperture number of only 6.9 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Ixus 150's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 82% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Ixus 150 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon Ixus 150 of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 42% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Ixus 150 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Canon Ixus 150 does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Ixus 150 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The Ixus 150's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 14% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 210 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Canon Ixus 150 which takes 210 battery life.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 9145b007aa

Barcodes:

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

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