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

56

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

50

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 SX230 HS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Travel zoom

$243

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

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Travel zoom

$228

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$265 - $279

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

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$349

Aperture Much wider aperture
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Travel zoom

$155

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Travel zoom

$300

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
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!