Canon SX150 IS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot SX150 IS 
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General
Model Number: SX150 IS
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $249.99
Street Price: $133.90
Date Available: 2011-09-01
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 11.0 oz (312 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.5 x 2.9 x 1.8 in.
(113 x 73 x 46 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4320 x 3240 (14.0 MP, 4:3),
3744 x 2104 (7.9 MP, 16:9),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.8
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p, 30p
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 14.50
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.3 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 14.10
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 336 mm
Zoom Ratio: 12.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/3.4 (W) / f/5.6 (T) - f/8.0
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 (Up to 6400 in Low Light scene mode)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2500
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (spot metering at center), Face Detect AE
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Low Light, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks; Creative Filters: Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Smart Shutter, Discreet
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 1.6-9.8 ft./50cm-3.0m (W), 3.3-6.6 ft./1-2.0m (T)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM (Stereo))
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Canon software suite
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Power
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium disposables; NiMH rechargeables
Batteries Included: 2 x AA Alkaline disposables
Battery Charger Included: No
CIPA Rating: 320
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Intelligent IS, Digic 4 processor, Smart Auto, 720p movies, dedicated movie button. Available in black or red.

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