Canon ELPH 150 IS summary
Canon ELPH 150 IS is Canon's Ultracompact digital camera originally released on February of 2014. The camera has got a 20MP, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a full resolution of 5152 x 3864. The camera is also known as "IXUS 155" in some countries.
The ELPH 150 IS is placed #37 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras and overall #854 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our list. Please test our Smart camera search to get camera rankings based on your customized requirements.
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Canon ELPH 150 IS history
The Canon ELPH 150 IS comes with a history of related digital cameras. Down below, you can look at all earlier and most recent models alongside important specs.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Gallery
You can check the ELPH 150 IS from various angles in the gallery below.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Pros and Cons
Below is a list of advantages and disadvantages of the Canon ELPH 150 IS based on aspects which are oftentimes regarded as crucial in a digital camera.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Sensor info
The Canon ELPH 150 IS is powered by the Digic 4+ chip. The size of the sensor in the Canon ELPH 150 IS is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor can capture 5152 x 3864 pixels and aspect ratios of 4:3. The camera has got Image Stabilization (Optical). In body stabilization is preferable than digital stabilization as the latter can easily cause cropping.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The CCD sensor boasts 20 megapixels and provides a standard ISO range of 100 - 1600. Unfortunately, RAW photos are not saved which means that you have less margin for error.
The graphic underneath shows the ELPH 150 IS's sensor dimensions compared to other popular sizes. The ELPH 150 IS sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is presented in green.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Canon ELPH 150 IS dimensions
Canon ELPH 150 IS has a weight of 0.31 lbs (142g / 5.01 ounces) and features exterior proportions of 95mm x 57mm x 24mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.9"). The weight of average Ultracompact camera is 121g so the Canon ELPH 150 IS is weightier when compared to other rivals.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Underneath is a picture of the Canon ELPH 150 IS next to a softdrink to help you to have a feel for its scale.
The top view underneath will provide the button layout on the ELPH 150 IS.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Lens info
The ELPH 150 IS provides an inbuilt lens featuring a focal range of 24-240mm giving it a 10.0 x zoom which is definitely not amazing nevertheless it can be useful in some scenarios.
At the widest 24mm, the lens provides an aperture of f3.0 which is somewhat slow and not very good in low light occasions and you will struggle to capture a shallow depth of field. You might also need to increase the ISO giving you noisy images. For the tele end, 240mm comes with f6.9 making it quite sluggish and you may need to apply slower shutter speeds.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Connectivity
The ELPH 150 IS has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Digital cameras which include NFC and Bluetooth support are able to be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You can copy images and in some cases change settings without connecting straight to the camera.
Many applications even give a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it can easily be hooked up to an external monitor. The majority of cameras enable you to charge the battery pack with the USB port.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Video info
The highest possible video quality in the Canon ELPH 150 IS is 1280 x 720 and it can shoot in H.264 file format. 720p is terrible by today's standards. You should shoot for at least 1080p quality for video recording. The camera does not offer a mic and headphone port which means you have got little control over your audio. It is probably best to take a look at an alternative model should you require decent audio in your videos.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Weather Sealing
Canon ELPH 150 IS does not include environment proofing so wet conditions might ruin the camera.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Screen and Viewfinder
The Canon ELPH 150 IS has got a 2.7 inch fixed display supporting a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Please note that the display screen offers no touch support.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The ViewFinder specs regarding Canon ELPH 150 IS are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders can be really beneficial for sunny outdoor conditions which might make the camera screen washed out and very difficult to view.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Shutter info
Canon ELPH 150 IS can shoot continuously at 1.0 frames/s. The highest shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Flash and Hot shoe info
Canon ELPH 150 IS has got only built in flash with no external flash support.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Autofocus info
Canon ELPH 150 IS does not have Auto focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more quicker & exact when compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing.
The Sensor has got 9 focus points to choose from. Canon ELPH 150 IS does not have manual focus. Manual focus is useful for low light or you want to have more accurate focusing control.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Battery life
The battery life (NB-11LH) in the Canon ELPH 150 IS is designed to last for 230 images with respect to the CIPA requirements which is about the same as its competitors. The average Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 has got the best (320) battery life for this group of cameras.
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Canon ELPH 150 IS for different types of photography
The following bar chart presents a rundown of the Canon ELPH 150 IS for different types of photography. To learn more, check out the specific section underneath.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Portrait photography information
The Canon ELPH 150 IS receives a rating of 34 which is terrible, meaning that it is not really acceptable for portrait photography. Photographing portraits favors heavily to sensor specs, support for RAW files & ability to work with external flash.
Street photography with Canon ELPH 150 IS
Getting a reasonable rating of 59, the Canon ELPH 150 IS is somewhat adequate to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera features a perfect balance of picture quality and portability.
Canon ELPH 150 IS as a Sports photography camera
A terrible sports photography score of 40 suggests the Canon ELPH 150 IS is not really acceptable for shooting sports. A camera needs very good autofocus and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Canon ELPH 150 IS as a Travel photography camera
Size is pretty important in picking a camera for travel. Over-all, the Canon ELPH 150 IS gets a nice 67 for a travel camera which makes it a good option to buy for your journeys.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Landscape photography advice
For anyone who is planning to choose a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most important factor is going to be image quality. The Canon ELPH 150 IS and it's terrible grade of 41 for a landscape camera is not really acceptable among it's rivals.
Canon ELPH 150 IS as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging preferably should come with a moving display screen, microphone port and preferably image stabilization. Taking all things into account, the Canon ELPH 150 IS is not really acceptable for vlogging as it comes to a terrible rating of 30.
Canon ELPH 150 IS Alternatives
If you are searching for alternatives to the ELPH 150 IS, here is a range of the top placed cameras that fall under the family of Ultracompact.
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