Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Review

4.0
December 7, 2011 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS.

Casio EX-H5

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Looking for a travel zoom compact camera with a wide-angle lens, 12 megapixels and HD movies that won't break the bank? The Casio EX-H5 could be the answer, offering a 24-240mm focal range, 2.7 inch LCD, CCD-shift image stabilization and 1,000 shot battery life, all for under £150 / $200. Read our expert Casio EX-H5 review to find if it's a hit or a miss...

Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR

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The FinePix F600EXR is the latest travel-zoom camera from Fujifilm, sporting a 15x lens with a versatile focal range of 24-360mm. The 16 megapixel F600 EXR features a quick auto-focus system, full 1080p movies, built-in GPS, 3 inch LCD screen and 8fps continuous shooting. Read our in-depth Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR review to find out if this is the ultimate compact camera...

Leica V-LUX 30

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The Leica V-LUX 30 is a brand new premium travel-zoom camera. The Leica V-LUX 30 packs a 14 megapixel Live MOS sensor, 16x wide-angle zoom lens, GPS tracking, 3 inch touchscreen LCD, full 1080i HD movies with stereo sound, 3D photo mode and even manual controls into its pocketable body. Available in black with that famous Leica red dot for £550 / $750, read our Leica V-LUX 30 review to find out if this is the best travel-zoom camera that money can buy.

Nikon Coolpix P300

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Not everyone wants to carry a camera on their shoulder, something that Panasonic, Canon, and now Nikon have recognised with the release of the Coolpix P300. All three manufacturers offer a pocket compact with full manual controls, pro-level features and good image quality, with the Nikon P300 also adding full 1080p HD video, fast maximum aperture of f/1.8, high-resolution screen and 7fps burst shooting. Are these features enough to elevate the P300 above its main rivals? Read our Nikon Coolpix P300 Review to find out...

Olympus VR-320

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The new Olympus VR-320 is an affordable travel-zoom camera with a 12.5x, 24-300mm lens and a 14 megapixel sensor. Other key features of the Olympus VR-320 include a 3 inch screen, 720p HD video and a 1cm super macro mode. Priced at £159.99 / $179.99, is the VR-320 just too cheap to be true? Read our in-depth Olympus VR-320 review to find out...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20 is a brand new premium travel-zoom camera. The TZ20 (also known as the ZS10) packs a 14 megapixel Live MOS sensor, 16x wide-angle zoom lens, GPS tracking, 3 inch touchscreen LCD, full 1080i HD movies with stereo sound, 3D photo mode and even manual controls into its pocketable body. Available in silver, black, red or blue for £349 / $399, read our Panasonic DMC-TZ20 / ZS10 review to find out if this is the best travel-zoom camera that money can buy.

Pentax Optio RS1500

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The Pentax Optio RS1500 is the second compact camera whose appearance can be customised almost to your heart's content. You can choose from the 10 included skins, create your own using the Personal Skin Designer software, use a tracing stencil, and also change the lens ring. Can this chameleon-like feature make the RS1500 stand out from the entry-level crowd? Read our in-depth Pentax Optio RS1500 review to find out...

Ricoh CX5

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Another busy 6 months has passed in the digital photography world, and right on cue, the Ricoh CX5 appears as the replacement for the already out-of-date CX4 compact camera. New features include a faster hybrid auto-focus system Super Resolution technology, three scene modes, and Eye-Fi card support. The CX5 retains the 10.7x lens, 720p HD movies, 3 inch screen, and 10 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor of its predecessor. Read the World's first Ricoh CX5 review to find out if it can keep up with the travel-zoom competition.

Samsung WB700

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The WB700 is Samsung's latest travel-zoom challenger to the market-leading Panasonic TZ series. Offering a wide-angle 18x zoom lens, 14 megapixel sensor, 720p video recording and full manual controls are just some of the highlights of the WB700. Read our Samsung WB700 review to find out if it's a real contender.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V

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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V is a new travel-zoom compact camera that seemingly offers all of the latest must-have features. A 16x 24-384mm Sony G lens, built-in GPS tracking, full 1080p high-definition video with stereo sound, a 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, high-resolution 3-inch screen, manual shooting mode, 10fps continuous shooting, 3D photos, and SD memory card support are all present and correct. Read our in-depth Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V review to find out if all this adds up to a great camera...

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