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

26

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

23

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$279

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Travel zoom

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Travel zoom

$340

GPS Has a GPS
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Competitors

Olympus SP-600 UZ

Olympus SP-600 UZ

Super zoom

Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$894

Aperture Much wider aperture
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Canon PowerShot A570 IS

Canon PowerShot A570 IS

Compact

$420

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

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!