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

41

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
 

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 SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$293 - $299

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Travel zoom

$220

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

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Travel zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$449 - $515

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Much wider aperture
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$699

Aperture Much wider aperture
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Zoom Slightly less zoom
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Travel zoom

$299

Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

discussion

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Canon PowerShot SX130 IS
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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!