Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS is a 14.1 megapixel digital camera which offers a 12x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom and 28mm lens with Optical Image Stabilizer. The camera features 720p HD Video recording with Stereo Sound, DIGIC 4 Image Processor, Intelligent IS technology and Face Detection complete with Face Select & Track and Face Self-Timer modes. The camera also has a 3.0-Inch Wide LCD Viewing Screen for easy viewing your images. The Canon PowerShot SX150 IS measures (W x H x D) 4.46 x 2.88 x 1.80 in (113.3 x 73.2 x 45.8 mm) with weight Approx. 10.8 oz. or 306 g Including Batteries & Memory Card.

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Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Features

14.1 Megapixel Images sensor

The Canon PowerShot SX150 IS has a 14.1 Megapixel images sensor to produce superb images with fine detail and brilliant color. The sensor delivers high resolution which ensures superb image quality for cropping or making very large prints. In addition, the camera comes with a DIGIC 4 Image Processor to achieves a new level of picture quality and faster processing. There is a 12x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle Lens to provide an outstanding optical performance and versatility. The lens lets you capture subjects from a far distance, while the 28mm wide-angle makes it easy to shoot sweeping landscapes, large groups of people and tall buildings.


The camera is equipped with an Optical Image Stabilizer that uses lens-shift technology to reduce the camera shake, so your images will free from blurring background. It provides excellent image quality in many difficult conditions such as outdoors at dusk, inside without a flash, and even at the telephoto end of the zoom range without a tripod even in low light conditions. The Image Stabilizer allows you get sharper and clearer images in whatever shooting situations.


720p HD Video Recording

The camera also allows you to record 720p HD Video at 30fps with clear stereo sound. The videos can be saved in H.264 format and also easy to display and share with family and friends. There is a Movie Button, Wind Filter and Optical Zoom to supports movie recording so easier. The Wind Filter is effectively reduces wind noise that can muffle or distort the sound, while the Optical Zoom lets you use the full 12x range when you’re shooting a video without sacrificing HD video resolution.


3.0-inch LCD screen

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS has a 3.0-inch LCD screen which offers high resolution of 230,000 dots to provide you excellent images, whether you’re shooting, reviewing or showing off your images. With high resolution, the LCD screen delivers a crisp, clear picture to make shooting, playback and using the camera’s menu functions more easy than ever. It also offers a Night Display features for easy viewing in low light.


Additional Features

+ Smart AUTO
+ iFrame Movie Support
+ Intelligent IS
+ Face Detection Technology
+ Special Scene Modes
+ Best Image Selection



Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 12x Optical Zoom & 4x Digital Zoom & 48x Combined Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer

Image Capture Device

Type 14.1 Megapixel 1/2.3-inch CCD

Total Pixels Approx. 14.5 Megapixels

Effective Pixels Approx. 14.1 Megapixels


Focal Length
5.0 (W) – 60.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) – 336 (T) mm)

Digital Zoom 4x

Focusing Range
Auto: 0.4 in. (1 cm) – infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1 cm) – infinity (T)

Normal: 2.0 in. (5 cm) – infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1 m) – infinity (T)

Macro: 0.4 in. 1.6 ft. (1-50 cm) (W)

Autofocus System
Single (Continuous in Auto and Easy modes), Servo AF, Servo AE, Manual Focus


Optical Viewfinder N/A

LCD Monitor
3.0-inch TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle

LCD Pixels Approx. 230,000 dots

LCD Coverage Approx. 100%

Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture f/3.4 (W) – f/5.6 (T)

Shutter Speed
1-1/2500 sec.

15-1/2500 sec. (Total shutter speed range)

Exposure Control

Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600

Light Metering Method
Evaluative, Center-weighted Average, Spot

Exposure Control Method AE Lock

Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Not available when shooting movies

White Balance

White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom


Built-in Flash Available

Flash Range
1.6 – 9.8 ft. (W), 3.3 – 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm – 3.0m (W), 1.0cm – 2.0m (T))

Recycling Time
12 seconds or less (battery voltage: 3.0 V)

* Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance

Flash Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes
M, Av, Tv, P, Auto*1, Easy, SCN*2, Creative Filters*3, Discreet, Movie*4

+ Shooting movies is possible with the movie button

*1 Smart AUTO also available for videos

*2 Smart Shutter*5, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Low Light, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks

*3 Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap

*4 Standard, iFrame Movie

*5 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer

Photo Effects
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*

*Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available

Self Timer
Approx. 10-sec. delay, approx. 2-sec. delay, custom*

*Delay time (0-15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control N/A

Continuous Shooting

Approx. 0.9 shots/sec. (in P mode)

Approx. 3.2 shots/sec. (in Low Light mode)

AF: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec. (in P mode)

Approx. 1.0 shots/sec. (in Low Light mode)

LV: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec. (in P mode)

Approx. 1.1 shots/sec. (in Low Light mode)

* Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically
* Differs depending on the zoom position

Image Storage

Storage Media
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, Eye-Fi

File Format
Design rule for Camera File System, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant

Image Recording Format Normal, Fine

JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: 2.3 (JPEG)

Movies: MOV (image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM (Stereo))

Number of Recording Pixels

4320 x 3240

Medium 1:

3072 x 2304

Medium 2:
1600 x 1200

640 x 480

3744 x 2104

Playback Specifications

Playback Modes File
Still Images & Videos: Easy, Auto Rotate, Scroll Display, Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Jump, Smart Shuffle, Filtered Playback

Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification (Approx. 2x-10x), Information Display, Resume Playback, Red-Eye Correction, i-Contrast, Trimming, Resize, My Colors, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning

Videos: Normal Playback, Special Playback,

Erasing Specifications

Erase Modes
Select Image, single image, select all images


Video Out NTSC/PAL

Audio Out Stereo

Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera’s USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable

Power Source
1) 2 AA Alkaline batteries

2) 2 AA NiMH batteries NB-3AH

3) Compact Power Adapter CA-PS-800 (included with AC Adapter Kit ACK800)

* However, the separately sold DC coupler, DR-DC10 is necessary

Shooting Capacity
AA Alkaline: Approx. 110 shots

AA NiMH: Approx. 320 shots

Playback Time
AA Alkaline Batteries: Approx. 7 hours

AA NiMH Batteries (NB-3AH): Approx. 9 hours

Physical Specifications

Operating Temperature

(32-95° F (0?35°C when NB-3AH is used)

Operating Humidity 10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)
4.46 x 2.88 x 1.80 in (113.3 x 73.2 x 45.8 mm)

Including Batteries & Memory Card: Approx. 10.8 oz. or 306 g

Camera Body Only: Approx. 9.10 oz. or 258 g





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