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

43

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

38

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 SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$195 - $199

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$329

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Travel zoom

$114 - $119

Wide angle Better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much smaller screen

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$499

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

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Travel zoom

$163

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Travel zoom

Aperture Wider aperture
Weight Slightly lighter
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!