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Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Silver)

B&H # CAPSE150S MFR # 9359B001
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Product Highlights

  • 20MP 1/2.3" CCD Image Sensor
  • 10x Optical Zoom 4.3-43mm Lens
  • 24-240mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • DIGIC 4+ Image Processor
  • High Definition 720p Video Recording
  • 2.7" 230k-dot LCD Display
  • Intelligent Image Stabilization
  • Smart AUTO with 32 Predefined Scenes
  • ECO Mode Reduces Power Consumption
  • Help Button
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The silver PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera is a compact, point-and-shoot digital camera with a 20 megapixel 1/2.3" CCD image sensor and a 10x optical zoom 4.3-43mm lens with a 35mm equivalent of 24-240mm. The ELPH 150 is capable of capturing high resolution images as well as high definition 720p video due to the implementation of the DIGIC 4+ image processor to handle the data. Additionally, while shooting, all settings and image monitoring can be done with the 2.7" LCD display.

During shooting, the 10x optical lens benefits from Intelligent IS for optical stabilization. This allows you to shoot at longer focal lengths and with slower shutter speeds without getting undesirable blur from camera shake. There are also a variety of scene modes for getting effects like fisheye and monochrome. In addition to all of this, ECO mode reduces power consumption and a help button will explain the functions of your camera.

20MP CCD Sensor and DIGIC 4+ Image Processor
A 20.0 megapixel 1/2.3" CCD image sensor and DIGIC 4+ image processor provide high image quality and fast camera performance
10x Optical Zoom Lens
The 10x optical zoom 4.3-43mm lens provides wide-angle to telephoto coverage with a 35mm equivalent focal range of 24-240mm, suitable for most shooting situations
2.7" LCD Display
A 2.7" 230k-dot LCD monitor can be used to review stills or videos as well as compose imagery and navigate the menu system
Smart AUTO
Smart AUTO mode utilizes a system of 32 predefined shooting situations and works to optimize camera settings to accurately render scenes
HD Video Recording
1280 x 720p HD video recording is supported and easily accessible via a dedicated movie record button
Intelligent IS
The Intelligent IS image stabilization system employs eight different modes to best suit a variety of shooting conditions
ECO Mode
ECO Mode helps to reduce the camera's power consumption to enable greater battery life for longer shooting sessions
Scene Modes
Options like Fisheye Effect, Toy Camera Effect, and Monochrome are among a variety of modes available for adding some creative flair to your photos
Help Button
Provides simple explanations and easy control of your settings
Imaging
Pixels Actual: 20.5 Megapixel
Effective: 20.0 Megapixel
Sensor 1/2.3" CCD
File Formats Still Images: JPEG
Movies: MOV
Audio: Linear PCM
Max Resolution 20 MP: 5152 x 3864
Image Stabilization Optical
Optics
Lens EFL: 4.3-43mm (35 mm equivalent: 24-240mm)
Aperture: f/3 (W) - 6.9 (T)
Zoom Optical: 10x
Focus Range Auto: 0.4" (1.02 cm) - Infinity
Normal: 2.0" (5.08 cm) - Infinity
Macro: 0.4" (1.02 cm) - 1.6' (0.49 m)
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity 100-1600
Shutter 15 - 1/2000 
Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Evaluative, Spot
Exposure Modes Modes: AE Lock, Manual, Program, Safety Shift, Scene Modes, Smart Auto
Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Shooting Modes Auto
Face Self-Timer
Fireworks
Fish-Eye Effect
Long Exposure
Low Light
Miniature Effect
Monochrome
P
Portrait
Poster Effect
Snow
Super Vivid
Toy Camera Effect
White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Tungsten
Burst Rate Up to .8 fps
Up to 2.2 fps
Self Timer 10 Seconds, 2 Seconds
Flash
Flash Modes Auto
Flash On
Off
Slow Sync
Built-in Flash Yes
Maximum Effective Flash Range Wide: 1.6 - 13' (0.49 - 3.96 m)
Telephoto: 3.3 - 6.6' (1.01 - 2.01 m)
Memory
Memory Card Type SDXC
SDHC
SD
Recording
Video Recording Yes
Resolution 1280 x 720: 25 fps, 5 fps, 2.5 fps, 1.25 fps
640 x 480: 29.97 fps, 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Video
Audio Recording With Video
Viewfinder/Display
Screen 2.7" LCD (230,000 pixels)
Screen Coverage 100%
Connectivity/System Requirements
Wi-Fi None
Environmental
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Humidity: 10 - 90%
Power
Battery 1x NB-11LH Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
AC Power Adapter ACK-DC90 (Optional)
Physical
Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.7 x 2.2 x 0.9" / 9.4 x 5.6 x 2.3 cm
Weight 5 oz / 142 g
Packaging Info
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.2 x 4.9 x 2.2"

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CanonPowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Black)
 
4.5

(based on 31 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (23)
  • Good image quality (19)
  • Compact (15)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (13)
  • Nice body color (13)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Family photos (13)
  • Travel (13)
  • Landscape/scenery (7)
  • Sports/action (7)
  • Video (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual photographer (12), Photo enthusiast (7), Semi-pro photographer (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19), Yes (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Compact, great price and powerful!

I have already recommended this camera to multiple people. I use my camera a lot for concert pictures and I just purchased this a few weeks ago. It had its first concert test on...Read complete review

I have already recommended this camera to multiple people. I use my camera a lot for concert pictures and I just purchased this a few weeks ago. It had its first concert test on 8/31/14 for the Monumentour Paramore/Fallout Boy show in Scranton, PA. I will add a few of the images to this review!

It's a great size, it's got the specs I needed for what I use it for and it was set at an amazing price! Very happy with this purchase for my personal photo purposes!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Cheap camera, I would not buy again

I bought this camera for a trip because I wanted a higher mega pixel camera for better quality pics. I own a Cannon PowerShot ELPH 510HS 12 MP and a PowerShot SD1200 IS 10...Read complete review

I bought this camera for a trip because I wanted a higher mega pixel camera for better quality pics. I own a Cannon PowerShot ELPH 510HS 12 MP and a PowerShot SD1200 IS 10 MP. This camera is a 20 MP camera and takes worse pics than both my other two cameras. It takes pics that are more grainy and less sharp than my other two cameras. It digitizes when you zoom into a picture that was already taken and while you are looking at it on the computer. However it is lightweight which is good but it feels cheap. I like the camera but it takes poor quality pictures. I have taken several photography classes and take photos as part of my job, so I know how to use a camera. I had all three cameras on the highest resolution possible.

Reviewed by 31 customers

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5.0

Crystal clear photos for less

By Vykoden

from Iowa

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Great Zoom
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Nice Body Color
  • Short Lag Time
  • Small / Compact

Cons

  • Short Battery Life

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Sports/Action
  • Travel
  • Weddings/Events
  • Wildlife photos

Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Blue):

As a former photo journalist, accustomed to using medium-end pro SLR's and DSLR's, I've been amazed at the quality of photos coming out of today's smart phones. So, I decided to try a little experiment: Could great, publishable photos be made, using a far-less-expensive camera? The answer is "Most Definitely". Although I've not yet tested all the 150's features yet, I am very impressed with its simplicity, color depth and image quality. It outranks all my previous pro cameras (so far), for pennies in comparison, and it fits in a shirt pocket. Now, that's a deal.

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  • No

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5.0

Don't judge a book by its cover

By nemo

from Georgia

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Good in Low Light
  • Great Zoom
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Nice Body Color
  • Short Lag Time
  • Small / Compact

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Sports/Action
    • Travel
    • Video

    Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Blue):

    I really like the camera because it's so easy to use but at the same time it does so much!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    5.0

    good

    By norms

    from brooklyn ny

    Verified Buyer
    Staff Reviewer

    Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Red):

    good

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Great Gift!

    By Ruchie

    from Brooklyn NY

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Fast/accurate auto-focus
    • Good Image Quality
    • Good Image Stabilization

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Sports/Action
      • Travel
      • Video
      • Weddings/Events

      Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Blue):

      We bought this as a gift- It is a great camera- extremely clear pictures, slim, cool. Highly reccomended

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      Easy to use

      By JB

      from Erie, PA

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Good Image Quality
      • Good Image Stabilization
      • Great Zoom
      • Small / Compact

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Red):

        Purchased for my technologically challenged 75 yr old mother. Needed to be simnple point and shoot with a basic zoom. This camera fit the requirements perfectly. She is happily taking photos of the grandchildren every chance she gets.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        4.0

        Great pocket camera

        By Pony Girl

        from Boston, MA

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
        • Good Image Quality
        • Good Image Stabilization
        • Nice Body Color
        • Small / Compact

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Travel

          Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Red):

          Easy to use, clear crisp photos, useful zoom, did not melt in rain.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          good small hadny camera

          By rontrem

          from Raynham,MA

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Fast/accurate auto-focus
          • Good Image Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Travel

            Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Blue):

            I has a small belt holder and this makes my 150 always available for the quick shot.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Old folks use it for quality pics

            By photoamt

            from Sedalia, MO

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast/accurate auto-focus
            • Good Image Quality
            • Good Image Stabilization
            • Good in Low Light
            • Nice Body Color
            • On Screen Info Is Handy
            • Short Lag Time
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

            • Battery
            • Poor Flash

            Best Uses

            • All Purpose Not Specific

            Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Blue):

            Incredibly easy to use functions. On screen hints are very easy to understand. Just a little too thin for older hands that are used to older camera styles. It would be nice if it used an easily relaceable battery such as a AA or AAA.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Little Camera

            By Genia

            from NY

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast/accurate auto-focus
            • Good Image Quality
            • Good Image Stabilization
            • Good in Low Light
            • Great Zoom
            • Nice Body Color
            • Short Lag Time
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

            • Battery Charged Seperatly
            • No Advanced Settings

            Best Uses

              Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Red):

              Great camera,light weight,great and fast zoom
              pictures are very good too.
              very simple to use.
              the stabilizer also does a great job/

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              5.0

              good choice

              By 5milebar

              from Grangeville, Id.

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Good in Low Light
              • Great Zoom
              • Nice Body Color
              • Small / Compact

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Sports/Action
                • Travel
                • Weddings/Events
                • Wildlife photos

                Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Red):

                I had a Canon powershot 1100 b4 this camera and am happy with this one also. Glad I didn't have to change anything to download pics to computer. just plugd it in and bingo.

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                • No

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                (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great product

                By Hannah1

                from Ohio

                Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Blue):

                I bought the camera as a gift, it came on time and it was just as I expected. Thank you B&H for the wonderful experience. I will definitely consider B&H for my next electronic purchase!

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                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Useful Tool

                By David

                from Indianapolis, Indiana

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Good Image Quality
                • Large Clear LCD
                • Nice Body Color
                • Small / Compact

                Cons

                • Doesn't use AA Batteries

                Best Uses

                  Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Black):

                  I use this camera for environmental field work to document site conditions. Great little pocket sized camera. Performs well and has great resolution for adding detailed photos to reports.
                  My only complaint is that it doesn't use AA batteries... it uses a Canon specific battery and charger.

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                  • No

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                  3.0

                  great little camera

                  By Rex

                  from North Jersey

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Nice Body Color

                  Cons

                  • Lag / Shutter Delay

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos

                  Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Blue):

                  family snapahots

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Hi

                  By Steel

                  from STL

                  Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Red):

                  Good little camera for the money

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                  5.0

                  great seller ever

                  By manny

                  from ny

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Great Zoom

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Silver):

                      great zoom

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      2.0

                      Not very user friendly

                      By Anand

                      from New Jersey

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Great Zoom
                      • Large Clear LCD
                      • Nice Body Color
                      • Small / Compact

                      Cons

                      • Annoying Auto Mode
                      • Lag Time Between Pitures
                      • No burst mode
                      • Not user friendly

                      Best Uses

                      • Travel

                      Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Black):

                      The menu is not very user friendly. I had to play with it to get to know about the menu items for various modes. Also, I get some annoying click sounds whenever it changes the picture mode automatically in auto mode. The picture quality seems to be fine.

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                      • No

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                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Product!

                      By PAlicea

                      from Woodbridge, VA, U.S.A.

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                      • Good Image Quality
                      • Good Image Stabilization
                      • Good in Low Light
                      • Great Zoom
                      • Large Clear LCD

                      Cons

                      • No Comments

                      Best Uses

                      • Family Photos
                      • Sports/Action
                      • Travel
                      • Video
                      • Weddings/Events
                      • Wildlife photos

                      Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Silver):

                      *To take pictures in church, in vacations, with the family, etc.
                      * the features.
                      No comments.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Great Buy

                      By Billy

                      from San Juan Puerto Rico

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                      • Good Image Quality
                      • Good Image Stabilization

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Family Photos
                        • Travel

                        Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Blue):

                        Battery installation is some what tricky but once you got it, easy.

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                        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Great Little Point & Shoot

                        By Doug 123

                        from Albuquerque, New Mexico

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                        • Good Image Quality
                        • Good in Low Light
                        • Great Zoom
                        • Large Clear LCD
                        • Short Lag Time
                        • Small / Compact

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Family Photos
                          • Indoors/Low Light
                          • Video

                          Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Silver):

                          I use this as a grab-and-go camera when I don't want to take my Leica. Focus is fast and it is excellent in low light. It fits in a shirt pocket and is easy to use. I use it in Program mode since there is no manual mode. I am a little disappointed that there is no Program Shift capability. You have to change the ISO to force a faster or slower shutter speed.

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                          • No

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                          (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          2.0

                          Failed to compare to 8 year old camera

                          By Angler

                          from Detroit

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                          • Poor Image Quality

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Black):

                            Bought this PowerShot ELPH 150 IS to replace an 8 year old Canon D10 that I use to keep handy for quick photos.

                            I Played with it for 6 hours and boxed it up and it went back to B&H

                            I did a comparison to the old canon D10 by shooting the same shot with both cameras one right after another with same subjects/products at the same distance, lighting, settings.

                            No matter what I did I could not get the new ELPH to give me a picture as good as the old D10 did – The ELPH could not get the crisp/clear images it wasn't even close.

                            The elph is 20mp the D10 is 12mp but the elph pictures were smaller and grainy compared to the old camera.

                            I'm confused why the ELPH's pictures wouldn't be bigger and better than the D10

                            D10 vs ELPH

                            Both use the same 1/2.3 CCD sensor

                            D10 has DIGIC 4 Image Processor
                            ELPH has DIGIC 4+ Image Processor

                            I'm still looking for a new camera

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                            • No

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