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

36

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

31

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 SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$194 - $199

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$234 - $299

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
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 SX130 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$449 - $564

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Much wider aperture
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$187

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Super zoom

$105 - $159

Zoom More zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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!