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Canon 132 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 8x Feb 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
One industry award
Good size
Easy to use
218 Reviews + 1 Award
hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended

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Reviews

One Industry Award

This medium megapixel digital camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Hardwarezone.com.ph who decided that this Canon digital camera was good.

Expert Reviews Are Poor

The average expert rating of this Canon camera is 59 out of 100 based on seven expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Digital Versus and portablegear.nl. Experts aren't convinced by this medium megapixel digital camera.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 522 owner reviews this camera has an average owner rating of 82 out of 100. 110 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Canon Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 34,684 user and expert reviews (including 1,369 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically for its medium megapixel cameras compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

Four people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. Keith wrote in his review of this digital camera on expert review site Amazon three years ago “Firstly it looked great and has a ton of great features” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. He also said “Delighted with this great Camera with great features” in his review. Two years ago History Enthusiast wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Amazon “There are lots of useful features worth exploring” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5.


Design

Easy to Use

Twenty-four owners wrote in their reviews that the Canon 132 was easy to use. Penetro Altum wrote “Very simple to use”. Nev Green gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said three years ago “Great camera, easy to use, idiot proof exactly what was looking for”. Four years ago Miss K gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and she wrote on expert review site Amazon “There's a movie mode too - again, really handy”.

Three people who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Peter said on expert review site Amazon “If you're happy with automatic or straightforward program settings then it offers reasonable optics (very good for the size.” in his review of this digital camera. Martyn Seth wrote on expert review site Amazon “The Camera is good, menu very easy to use” in their review of this digital camera however despite that they only gave it a rating of 1 stars out of 5.

Two people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Bobster gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Sit better, comfortable and good quality sound” in their review of this digital camera.

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Nice Design

Five customers agreed that this digital camera was good looking. Lou gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he said in his Canon 132 review “She came back with some good photos and says it was pretty easy to use”. Bomble mentioned on expert review site Amazon “A more up-market machine”. Don Panik wrote on expert review site Amazon “Good looking as this sleek metal bodied example”.

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was neat. Four years ago Mikeyt said “Neat versatile Camera” in their review of this digital camera. Joggle.com wrote on expert website Amazon three years ago “Small and handy, multi-functional, compact and neat” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 5 stars out of 5.

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Good Product Quality

Fifteen customers wrote in their reviews that the Canon 132 was good quality. Four years ago Miss K said on expert review site Amazon “The picture quality itself is quite good for a camera of this price” in her review of this digital camera. She also mentioned “FUNCTIONALITY, USE & PICTURE QUALITY The camera is simple enough to use” in her review, and also wrote “The film & sound quality is good”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Twelve customers concluded that it was compact. Nikki gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars out of 5 and she mentioned in her review of this digital camera three years ago “Takes great photos and is very compact”. Robertbruce said in their review of this digital camera on expert website Amazon “Compact and easy to use”. R. West-Soley wrote on expert website Amazon “Light, compact with good automatic mode” but in spite of that they gave it a score of 40 out of 100.

Three owners who reviewed it agreed that it was lightweight. Lucy-Cakes wrote “It's lightweight and small - can easily fit in a pocket or handbag” in their review of this digital camera. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The body is not heavyweight metal that dents and is modern and lightweight and good to hold in the hand” . Three years ago John Gray wrote “Nice, very compact lightweight camera, which is packed with features”.

Two people said in their reviews that it was thin. Ann Dunn mentioned in her review of this digital camera on expert website Amazon “Lovely camera easy to set up and easy to use takes good photos and video nice and slim with a good size viewing screen”.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 133 grams, the Canon 132 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

Alternative 133g digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at include because of their better review scores, the 140, or the 130 both from Canon or the Nikon Coolpix S80 ($201.57).

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Good Quality Pictures

Thirty-two customers thought it was able to produce good images. Four years ago expert website Ephotozine.com wrote in their Canon 132 review “Images are kept sharp thanks to optical image stabilisation”. Miss K said on expert review site Amazon “It's the quality of the camera's image sensor that will really determine how good the pictures are”. Norman Bilston mentioned “Takes good pictures” in his review of this digital camera and scored it 80 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

Six customers agreed that it had a good zoom. Miss K gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and she wrote on expert review site Amazon “The camera has a long zoom and the quality is perfectly acceptable at full zoom” in her review of this digital camera. Robertbruce gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned three years ago “Good zoom facility”. R. West-Soley said “The picture quality is pleasing with nice crisp detail when you zoom in” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Video Capture

Five customers thought it was good for video recording. Peter wrote on expert review site Amazon four years ago “It will hold 1133 superfine large images or 49 minutes of video, which should be fine for most purposes” in his review of this digital camera. Bernardette Lugner said on expert website Amazon “Movies are really easy”. J. D. gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Amazon “Good quality compact camera with video capability” in their review of the Canon 132.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Six people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good screen. Lucy-Cakes wrote on expert review site Amazon two years ago “This camera has a large screen at the back”. Seb G gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Amazon “It would be nice to have a better screen”. Peter wrote “The viewing screen is decent.”.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was February 2013 when Canon released the 132.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon 132 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to consider including the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the Panasonic DMC-FS40 which both of have better reviews.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Canon 132 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

Comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years have display diagonals of between 2" and 4.8". At only 2.7 inches, the Canon 132 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2.7" screen cameras currently available including the Fujifilm AX650, or the Canon A3200 IS which both of have better reviews.

If this Canon digital camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot N2 ($249.99) (2.8" and higher rated), the Pentax K-500 ($682.43) (3" and higher rated), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 (3" and higher rated).

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolutions (numeric) of medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 430,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the Canon 132 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon 132 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including because of their better review scores, the Nikon L120, the Panasonic DMC-GX1 + G VARIO 14-42mm, or the Casio EX-ZR700.

Digital cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth considering include the 150F (5x and higher rated), the 200F (5x and higher rated), or the DV180F (5x and higher rated) all from Samsung.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon 132 has a fairly standard optical zoom (8 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

We compared this camera to all the other 8x optical zoom digital cameras and we think the ELPH 115 IS, and the 140 both from Canon or the Fujifilm FinePix JZ200 which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

If this camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Samsung WB35F ($237.99) (12x and higher rated), or the Rollei Powerflex 850 (12x and higher rated).

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon 132 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (6.9) amongst medium megapixel cameras of this age. Similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera have maximum aperture numbers of between 2.5 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.4.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras that came out more than two years ago is 4.5mm and the longest is 40mm. At 28 millimeters, the Canon 132 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Six customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good battery life. Lucy-Cakes mentioned “Recharging the battery is fairly quick (1-2 hours roughly) 2) Easy to program to your own preference” in their review of this digital camera. Melvyn wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Amazon “Battery life excellent”. R. West-Soley said on expert website Amazon “The battery lasts well too, enough for at least a few days away taking the odd holiday snap (or ten” in their review of the Canon 132.


Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon 132 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of their better review scores, the Nikon L120, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo ($799.98), or the GE A1455.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon 132 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. Most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2448 x 2448, 3264 x 1832, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. Across all medium megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 to 4928 x 3264.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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16 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16 megapixels digital camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16MP cameras currently available including the SX500 IS, or the A2300 both from Canon or the Nikon S800c which all of have better reviews.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 ($549.95) (16.05MP and higher rated), the Olympus OM-D E-M10 ($649.99) (16.1MP and higher rated), or the Sony NEX-3NL (16.1MP and higher rated).

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Focusing

Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera the closest focusing distances range from 0.001m to 0.5m. With a closest focusing distance of only 0.01 meters, the Canon 132 has one of the smaller closest focusing distances amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The Canon 132 has an external flash connector. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera also have an external flash connector.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Canon 132 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon 132 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Camera

Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon 132 features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon 132 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Canon 132 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Features Histogram

The Canon 132 features histogram. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Canon 132 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Canon 132 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Canon 132 has a batteries included, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Canon 132 supports PictBridge. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago also support PictBridge.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Canon 132 features voice recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon 132 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon 132 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera the video resolution ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fotocixus132argento, canon 8606b007aa, canon hw3048
Barcodes 00714574598017, 00714574598215, 00714574598338, 04960999981086, 05052916634928, 05053973870250, 08714574597959, 08714574598000, 08714574598017, 08714574598062, 08714574598079, 08714574598185, 08714574598215, 08714574598338

Canon 132 Review Sources

To prepare this Canon 132 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,674 product attributes, 180,790 digital camera reviews and 4,014,200 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.
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