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

47

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Really small
Size
Compact (106×59×32 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.3"
Light-weight
Weight
220 g
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Screen size
Large screen
3"
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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Pro digicam

$998 - $1,050

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Slightly less zoom
Canon EOS Rebel T1i

Canon Rebel T1i

Entry-level DSLR

$341 body only

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1

Travel zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Screen size Much smaller screen

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Super zoom

Aperture Wider aperture
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Travel zoom

$238

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Travel zoom

$443

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

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!