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

39

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

35

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 SX230 HS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Travel zoom

$301

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 SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$198 - $229

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$510

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Much wider aperture
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$225

3D Takes 3D photos
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Travel zoom

$170

Lowest price Slightly cheaper

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!