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CanonPowerShot ELPH 150 IS Digital Camera (Silver)
 
4.4

(based on 29 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (21)
  • Good image quality (17)
  • Compact (13)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (11)
  • Nice body color (11)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Family photos (11)
  • Travel (11)
  • Landscape/scenery (5)
  • Sports/action (5)
  • Video (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual photographer (11), Photo enthusiast (7), Semi-pro photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (18), Yes (4)

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 29 customers

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5.0

good

By norms

from brooklyn ny

Verified Buyer
Staff Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        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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              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.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    (0 of 2 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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                    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.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • 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.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • 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.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • 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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                              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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                                5.0

                                Great camera

                                By Dave

                                from New York

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

                                Excellent. Needed a decent pocket sized camera. Works perfect

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                                5.0

                                great camera

                                By Camera Lover

                                from NYC

                                Verified Buyer

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

                                I am very happy of the sharp zoom this camera has.

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