Updated (August 2010): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS vs Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS vs Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

47

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Travel zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$397 - $448

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom Slightly less zoom
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$424

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Slightly less zoom

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Competitors

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$478 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F

Travel zoom

$275

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$490

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Much wider aperture
Zoom Slightly less zoom

discussion

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Adam (10:25 PM, November 13, 2011)
SX130 (probably also sx210) does have ISO boost. It is "low light" scene mode.
 
Indecisive (8:31 AM, December 21, 2010)
This site gave me more information than all my hours of researching individual reviews for both the SX210 and SX130. I've bookmarked this site for future research!