A number of people who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was compact. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “For a few dollars more you can get a much better compact camera” in their review. Expert review site Ld2.ciol.com said in their review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS “The IXUS series of cameras from Canon has some of the strongest performer in the compact point and shoot category” . Expert website Cameralabs.com mentioned in their Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS review “Canon's IXUS 130 (or PowerShot SD1400 IS Digital ELPH as it's known in North America) is an ultra-slim 14.1 Megapixel compact with a 4x optically-stabilised zoom”.
Two Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS reviewers considered that the product was thin. Photographyblog.com mentioned in their Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS review “The Canon Digital IXUS 130 (also known as the PowerShot SD1400 IS) is a slim and stylish addition to the long-standing IXUS range”. Expert review site Imaging-Resource.com mentioned six years ago “The slim design with rounded corners is also pretty smart;”.
One Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS owner who reviewed it concluded that it was lightweight. Expert website Cnet.com wrote “It's an attractive, lightweight ultracompact point-and-shoot nearly identical to 2009's SD940 IS, using the same 28mm-equivalent wide-angle lens with a 4x zoom” in their review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS.
One customer who bought the product thought it was a good body shape.