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

44

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS over the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS.
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm

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 SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$318 - $379

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Travel zoom

$237

GPS Has a GPS
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Travel zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$618

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Much wider aperture
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Travel zoom

$299

Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Super zoom

$260 - $299

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Size Larger

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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!