As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS is also often compared to waterproofs, compacts, ultra compacts and super zooms. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V and the Cyber-shot DSC-H55) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix S3000 and the Coolpix S32)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon ELPH 150 IS compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm) and has a slightly wider aperture (f/3 vs f/3.5).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (0.8 fps vs 10 fps) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
9 months older
$445

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/3

common strengths of the DSC-HX50V and ELPH 150 IS

  • Inexpensive: $444.70 vs $277.56

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS
similar age

Significant advantages of the 340 HS (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Higher resolution screen: 461k dots vs 230k dots
  • Shoots significantly faster: 10.5 fps vs 0.8 fps

Significant disadvantages of the 340 HS (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.6 vs f/3

common strengths of the 340 HS and ELPH 150 IS

  • Light weight: 147 g vs 142 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160
10 months newer
$134

Significant advantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the ELPH 160 and ELPH 150 IS

  • Light weight: 127 g vs 142 g
  • Inexpensive: $134.47 vs $277.56

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55
4 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-H55 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H55 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/3

common strengths of the DSC-H55 and ELPH 150 IS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
10 months newer
$254

Significant advantages of the SX610 HS (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the SX610 HS (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.8 vs f/3

common strengths of the SX610 HS and ELPH 150 IS

  • Inexpensive: $253.76 vs $277.56

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
1 year newer
$149 - $169

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and ELPH 150 IS

  • Wide aperture: f/3 vs f/3
  • Light weight: 138 g vs 142 g
  • Inexpensive: $149.00 vs $277.56

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon ELPH 150 IS compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/3 vs f/3.3), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 30 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 6 MP) and slightly longer exposures (15 seconds vs 1 seconds).

However, on average it doesn't shoot as fast continuously (0.8 fps vs 4.7 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is not waterproof.

Nikon Coolpix S32

Nikon Coolpix S32
similar age
$180

Significant advantages of the S32 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S32 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the S32 and ELPH 150 IS

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon ELPH 150 IS compared to compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 35 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), has a significantly longer battery life (230 shots vs 170 shots), is newer (february 2014 vs february 2010) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is thicker (0.9" vs 0.8").

Nikon Coolpix S3000

Nikon Coolpix S3000
4 years older
$160

Significant advantages of the S3000 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Thinner: 0.7" vs 0.9"

Significant disadvantages of the S3000 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 27 mm vs 24 mm
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the S3000 and ELPH 150 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×56×19 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.9"

Samsung SL720

Samsung SL720
4 years older

Significant advantages of the SL720 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SL720 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the SL720 and ELPH 150 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (96×60×24 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Kodak EasyShare M1033

Kodak EasyShare M1033
6 years older
$406

Significant advantages of the M1033 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the M1033 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1448 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the M1033 and ELPH 150 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×58×21 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Samsung TL205

Samsung TL205
4 years older

Significant advantages of the TL205 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TL205 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the TL205 and ELPH 150 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (99×59×20 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
3 years older
$261

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the 300 HS and ELPH 150 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS
2 years older
$299

Significant advantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 170 shots vs 230 shots

common strengths of the ELPH 110 HS and ELPH 150 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×57×20 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon ELPH 150 IS compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 27 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), is newer (february 2014 vs february 2010), is thinner (0.9" vs 2.1") and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (95×57×24 mm) vs ultra compact (91×56×16 mm)).

Samsung DV150F

Samsung DV150F
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DV150F (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DV150F (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the DV150F and ELPH 150 IS

  • None found

Samsung TL105

Samsung TL105
4 years older

Significant advantages of the TL105 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TL105 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the TL105 and ELPH 150 IS

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
similar age
$80 - $105

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and ELPH 150 IS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS
4 years older
$297

Significant advantages of the SD1400 IS (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD1400 IS (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD1400 IS and ELPH 150 IS

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon ELPH 150 IS compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), is significantly smaller (compact (95×57×24 mm) vs large (130×95×122 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (february 2014 vs february 2007) and is thinner (0.9" vs 4.8").

However, on average it has a much shorter battery life (230 shots vs 350 shots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), has fewer storage slots (1 vs 2), doesn't support an external flash and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7
7 years older
$640

Significant advantages of the DSC-H7 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H7 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 31 mm vs 24 mm
  • Significantly thicker: 3.4" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the DSC-H7 and ELPH 150 IS

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (110×83×86 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very light: 405 g vs 142 g
  • Thin: 3.4" vs 0.9"

Fujifilm FinePix S9100

Fujifilm FinePix S9100
7 years older

Significant advantages of the S9100 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S9100 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the S9100 and ELPH 150 IS

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix S3300

Fujifilm FinePix S3300
3 years older

Significant advantages of the S3300 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S3300 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly thicker: 3.9" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the S3300 and ELPH 150 IS

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Light weight: 540 g vs 142 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 0.9"

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
similar age
$140 - $178

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Much longer battery life: 350 shots vs 230 shots
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the ELPH 150 IS)

  • Significantly larger: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.8" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 590 g vs 142 g

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and ELPH 150 IS

  • Light weight: 590 g vs 142 g
  • Very inexpensive: $139.98 vs $277.56