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HP C150w Digital Camera

Compact Camera 10MP 1x CMOS Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Reasonably priced
Poor user reviews
Poor product quality
12 Reviews
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Reviews

Poor User Reviews

People who bought this low megapixel digital camera rated this digital camera 49 out of 100 on average. This camera in the bottom 4% of all the cameras of a comparable type and age when ranked by user rating.

HP Only Has Poor Digital Camera Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all HP digital cameras and also specifically for HP low megapixel digital cameras and found that in both cases HP had poor reviews compared to other manufacturers.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Three people considered that the HP c150w was good value for money. Disgruntled mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The build of the camera is cheap too”.


Support

Good Support

One customer wrote that the HP c150w had good technical guidance. Mr Baz wrote on Amazon “Wrist strap Camera pouch USB cable 2 AAA Alkaline batteries User Manual My quick fire list of good” in his HP c150w review.


Design

Poor Product Quality

Seven customers who reviewed this digital camera said that it was not good quality. Three years ago Mr Baz said “This has a distinct "airfix" feel to it- Very poor photo quality, as if you've smeared marmalade over the lens” in his review of the HP c150w. Mr Baz also said “The photo quality being dead honest wasn't a patch on the old ancient 4mp trust camera I had years ago” in his review. Warmanns wrote “Horrible quality camera” in their review of this digital camera.

Not Robust

Four customers reckoned that it was not well made. Disgruntled wrote in their review of this digital camera “All in all a very poor design which was not well thought out and built out of crappy materials”. G. Avery mentioned on Amazon “I hope the camera I received is faulty because I'm shocked HP would bring out such a shoddy product” in their review of the HP c150w.

Easy to Use

One owner who bought the product mentioned that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Simple to use.” and gave it a score of 8 stars.

Nice Design

Two owners who purchased it wrote that it had a good case. G. Avery wrote on Amazon three years ago “I didn't test it under water - the casing feels highly flimsy”.

Average Waterproof Up to

At 3 meters, the HP c150w has a pretty standard waterproof up to compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3m waterproof cameras currently available including the Rollei Sportsline 60 (£36.99), the GE G3WP, or the Trevi Go 2200 HD (£46.99) which has better reviews.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person concluded that this digital camera was compact.

Average Weight

With a weight of 127 grams, the HP c150w has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this camera was released.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The HP c150w supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the HP c150w is 320 x 240 pixels. That's 75% less video resolution than the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera).

This camera's video resolution (320 x 240 pixels) is actually the worst supported video resolution across all low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is the best supported video resolution across comparable types of camera.

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Lens System

Very Small Optical Zoom

Digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera have optical zooms of between 1x and 50x. The HP c150w has a quite small optical zoom (only 1 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 1x optical zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Trevi Go 2200 HD (£46.99), the Ingo VIC002O (£51.69), or the Rollei Sportsline 60 (£36.99).

If this camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the X-Q1 (£204.99) (4x), or the XQ2 (4x) both from Fujifilm which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

The HP c150w has a fairly average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom cameras to this camera and we think the VTech Kidizoom Touch, the Panasonic DMC-FZ200, and the Canon PowerShot N which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Display

Very Small Display Diagonal

Low megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago have display diagonals of between 1" and 3.5", and the average display diagonal is 2.6". The HP c150w has a fairly small display diagonal (only 1.8 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.8" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Vivitar V5119, or the Nikon Coolpix 8800.

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the easypix W1024 (2.4"), or the Praktica 5000WP (2.5") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Second Display

The HP c150w has a second display, unlike most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera which do not have a second display.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have an HDMI

The HP c150w does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera which have an HDMI.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Picture Quality

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

The HP c150w has a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution found on most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

This digital camera's image resolution (4608 x 3456 pixels) is in fact the best image resolution across all low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera.

A 2592 x 1944 pixels maximum image resolution is the worst image resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Good Quality Lens

One owner who bought the product considered that it had a good lens. Mr Baz mentioned “I did clean the lens” in his HP c150w review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Good Flash

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good flash. Mr Baz wrote in his review of this digital camera “It still manages to white out faces and objects with fairly simple flash shots” and gave the product a score of 6 stars.

Good Quality Pictures

Four owners agreed that the product was able to produce good images.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp c150w722049
Barcodes 00878784005166, 00878784005838, 00878784005852

HP c150w Review Sources

To prepare this HP c150w review we compared this digital camera to 1,214 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 298,600 product attributes, 169,860 digital camera reviews and 2,794,400 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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