Canon Powershot SX150 IS

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The PowerShot SX150 IS combines a powerful 12x Optical Zoom lens with Optical Image Stabilizer featuring Intelligent IS, which detects the ideal IS to suit different shooting situations.

The PowerShot SX150 IS combines a powerful 12x Optical Zoom lens with Optical Image Stabilizer featuring Intelligent IS, which detects the ideal IS to suit different shooting situations. Offering point and shoot simplicity or full manual control and High Definition movie recording the PowerShot SX150 IS is the perfect all round camera ensuring you’re ready for every shot.

Key Features:

  • Super Zoom with 28mm Wide angle lens - Genuine Canon 12x optical zoom lens and 28mm wide lens enabling you to capture far objects and beautiful landscapes
  • Quality images - 14.1 megapixels deliver outstanding quality images and stunning photo prints up to A3 size
  • HD Movie Recording (1280x720) - Shoot High Definition movies at 1280 x 720 with the added flexibility of utilizing the 12x Optical Zoom
  • Optical Image stability with Intelligent IS - Optical Image Stabilizer for crisp shots featuring Intelligent IS which detects the ideal IS for different shooting situations
  • Intelligent Auto - New Auto mode with Scene Detection, Face Detection, Motion Detection and Noise Reduction makes it even easier to get the perfect shot
  • Intelligent Flash Exposure - Automatically detects flash requirements and adjusts the flash output, shutter speed, aperture and ISO speed to best suit the photo being taken
  • Low Light Mode - Ensures perfect shots are captured even in low lit scenarios
  • Sharper previews - 3.0 type (7.5 cm) LCD screen for viewing and sharing your photos
  • DiG!C 4 Image Processor - Delivers higher picture quality with faster processing speed

WARRANTY: 1 Year Canon Australia Warranty*
*Extended Warranties Available

PowerShot SX150 IS HS Technical Specifications


Image Processor


Effective Number of Pixels
Approx. 14.1 MP CCD


Size / Filter Array
1/2.3 inch / Primary colour filter


DiG!C 4




Focal Length (optical)
5.0 (W) – 60 (T) mm


35mm film equivalent
28 (W) – 336 (T) mm


f/3.4 - 8.0 (W) / f/5.6 - 8.0 (T)


Shutter Speed
15 - 1/2500 sec.


Optical approx 12x; Digital approx 4x


Image Stabilizer
Optical (Lens Shift Type)




Focus System
TTL Auto focus / Manual focus


Focusing Frame
Face Detect (*1, *2) Tracking AF, Center (*3)


Focusing Range
Normal: 5cm – infinity (W), 1m – infinity (T); Macro: 5cm - 50cm (W)


Shooting Functions


AF System
TTL Autofocus / Manual Focus


Focusing Frame
Face Detect(*1, *2) Tracking AF, Center (*3)


Face Detection
Auto Focus, Auto Exposure, White Balance, Flash Exposure, Auto Red-Eye correction


Normal: 1cm – infinity (W) 1m – infinity (T). Macro: 1cm - 50cm (max. wide angle)


Continuous Shooting
Approx 0.9 shots/sec (P mode) / Approx 3.2 shots/sec (Low Light mode)


Approx. 10 sec or 2 sec delay, or custom




Light Metering Method
Evaluative, Centre-weighted average, Spot


Exposure Control Method
Program AE, AE Lock, Manual, Program Shift, Safety Shift


Exposure Compensation
± 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments


Sensitivity (Equivalent Film Speed)
Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600


White Balance Modes
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom


LCD Monitor




LCD Monitor
3.0 type (7.5 mm) TFT LCD monitor with wide viewing angle (approx 230,000 dots), Aspect Ratio 4:3, Brightness adjustments (5 levels)




Flash Modes
Auto, on, off, Slow Synchro


Flash Range
Normal: 50cm – 3.0m (W) 1.0m - 2.0m (T)


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


Selectable Shooting Modes


Shooting Modes
Intelligent Auto (with Scene Detection), P (Program), Tv (Shutter Priority), Av (Aperture Priority), M (Manual), Easy, Discreet,
Special Scene: Portrait, Landscape, Kids and Pets, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer), Low light, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks,
Creative Filter: Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid,
Poster Effect, Colour Accent, Colour Swap,


My Colours
Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red


Image Recording Format


Still image
JPEG Compression (EXIF 2.3 Compliant)


Colour Space and JPEG Compression
sRGB; Fine, Normal


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


Recording Pixels on a 4GB Card


Still Images and Capacity on a 4GB card at Fine Image Setting
Large: 4320 x 3240 (1058), Medium 1: 3072 x 2304 (1978), Medium 2: 1600 x 1200 (6352), Small: 640 x 480 (20116), Widescreen: 3744 x 2104 (1856)


Movie Frame Rate and Capacity on a 4GB card
HD 1280x720 30fps (20min 43sec), Large 640x480: 30fps (43min 43sec), iFrame 1280x720 30fps (13min 35sec)


Other Operations


Playback Operations
Red-eye Correction, Easy Mode, Slideshow, My Category, Index, Resize, Magnified, Focus Check, Advancing and Reversing through magnified images, Jump, Auto Rotate, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Transition Effect, Smart Shuffle




Direct Printing, PictBridge, Print/Share
PC: Windows 7 (including SP1), Windows Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3; Mac: OS X v10.5 - v10.6


Computer I/F
USB Hi-Speed (mini-B)


Video Output
PAL or NTSC selectable


Audio Output


Memory Storage
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card


General Features


Size AA Alkaline battery (x2) or Size AA rechargeable NiMH battery (x2) NB-3AH


Dimensions (W x D x H)
113.3 x 73.2 x 45.8 mm (ex. protruding parts)


Approx. 258g (camera body only)
Note: This machine satisfies the test requirements for powder dust, ozone, TVOC, styrene and benzene emissions. Further information in relation to emissions data, return of spare parts or consumables or any specific further information regarding this product can be made available upon request from Technical Services on 0800 222 666 (NZ) or 13 13 83 (AU)
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