Close

Loading image...
Canon ELPH 130 IS
11 Images + 12 Videos

Canon ELPH 130 is Digital Camera

buy-n-shoot.com Gold Camera Labs Highly Recommended IT Reviews.com Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
16MP 8x CCD 1/2.3" May 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Style And Power To Share. Tell your story with style and share it with the world with the beautiful and connected PowerShot ELPH 130 IS. The PowerShot ELPH 130 IS keeps you connected with... More
Prices might go up $6
within 2 weeks. 57% confidence. Chart
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Amazon US
Canon ELPH 130 IS from Amazon US
$269.99
Checked 14 hours ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Amazon US
Canon ELPH 130 IS from Amazon US
$94.99
Checked 14 hours ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS Unboxing
Video Test_ Canon Powershot ELPH 130 IS [720p]
video test canon PowerShot SD1400 IS Digital Elph IXUS 130 SD 1400  SD1400IS
CANON POWERSHOT ELPH 130 IS (GRAY) UNBOXING

29 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

Experts rave about this Canon camera and have given it four awards.

The reviewers at PhotographyBlog.com and IT Reviews.com both recommend this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Two additional expert review sites both thought that this compact camera digital camera was good. This Canon digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from Camera Labs and the reviewer at Buy-n-shoot.com wrote that it was brilliant and gave it a "Gold" award.

Read more Less

Expert Reviews Are Average

Twenty-five experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Trusted Reviews and Expert Reviews have rated this digital camera on average 72%.

User Reviews Are Good

Based on 112 user reviews this Canon digital camera has an average user rating of 85%.

Good Quality Pictures

Seven Canon ELPH 130 IS reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of the Canon ELPH 130 IS on expert website PC Mag “Most casual photographers will be happy with the camera's image quality”. Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned on Good Gear Guide.com.au “The best part is that it’s capable of capturing beautifully clear and vibrant images”. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert review site Expert Reviews seven years ago “We expect better image quality at this price” yet they only gave the product a score of 3 stars.

A number of Canon ELPH 130 IS owners who purchased it mentioned that it had a good picture resolution. Expert website Cameras.co.uk scored it 4 stars and said “It has 14 megapixels and a 4x wide angle zoom lens”.

Read more Less

Good Size

Eight Canon ELPH 130 IS owners reckoned that the Canon ELPH 130 IS was compact. Expert review site Pcmag.com said “For a few dollars more you can get a much better compact camera” although they only rated it 50 out of 100. Expert review site Ld2.ciol.com wrote in their Canon ELPH 130 IS review “The IXUS series of cameras from Canon has some of the strongest performer in the compact point and shoot category”. Expert website Cameralabs.com said “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” in their review and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

A few Canon ELPH 130 IS owners who reviewed the product wrote that it was thin.

One Canon ELPH 130 IS reviewer who bought it concluded that it was lightweight. Expert review site Cnet.com mentioned “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”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good body shape.

Read more Less

Good Product Quality

A few people concluded that the Canon ELPH 130 IS was good quality. Photographyblog.com said on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “Boasting a metal body less than 18mm thick, 14 megapixels”. Seven years ago expert review site About.com mentioned in their Canon ELPH 130 IS review “The Bottom LineThis Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS review shows a very nice compact camera that will deliver really good image quality for beginning photographers” and rated it 4 stars. In the same month expert review site Ld2.ciol.com said “Canon has somehow been able to provide a camera that is unbelievably compact and yet capable of shooting quality pictures” in their review.

Nice Design

A few customers said that it was good looking. Seven years ago Cnet.com wrote on expert review site CNET.com “The PowerShot SD1400 IS is another stylish ultracompact from Canon with features” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Photographyblog.com said in their 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”. Digitaltrends.com said “What you get for the slight premium is some style” but they rated it 3 stars.

Some people who bought the product reckoned that it was a good design. Expert website Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The pebble-like Canon IXUS 130 has such a wonderful design that it's easy to forgive its mediocre picture quality”. Imaging-Resource.com mentioned on expert review site Imaging Resource.com “The slim design with rounded corners is also pretty smart;” in their Canon ELPH 130 IS review.

Read more Less

Robust

A few people who bought the Canon ELPH 130 IS agreed that it was well made. Photographyblog.com said on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The Canon Digital IXUS 130 continues the long-standing IXUS tradition of small, stylish and well-built cameras, with the added benefit of being the slimmest model to date”. Expert review site Digitalcamerareview.com said seven years ago “Has very good build quality”.

One person thought this digital camera was strong and durable. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “Canon’s IXUS 130 is an incredibly stylish snapper, with rounded contours and the strong, sturdy build that characterises the IXUS range” in their review.

Read more Less

Easy to Use

A few Canon ELPH 130 IS owners who reviewed the Canon ELPH 130 IS reckoned that it was easy to use. Pcmag.com said in their Canon ELPH 130 IS review on PC Mag “The Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS is a great choice if you want a very small camera that's easy to use and produces high-quality images”. Cnet.co.uk gave the product a rating of 71 out of 100 and said on expert website CNET.co.uk “The 14.1-megapixel IXUS 130 is a highly practical day-to-day camera too, thanks to its 4x wide-angle zoom” in their review of the Canon ELPH 130 IS.

One Canon ELPH 130 IS reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus.

Read more Less

Canon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Canon is one of the superior camera manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Canon also has good ratings for its compact cameras.

Chart

Good Technical Features

Four Canon ELPH 130 IS reviewers considered that the Canon ELPH 130 IS had good features. Expert website Techreviewsource.com wrote in their review “Its other features including a sharp”. Seven years ago expert website Digitalcamerareview.com said “An ultra-compact camera with some fun features”. Digitalcamerareview.com also wrote “Movies and has many interesting features”.

Good Quality Lens

A few Canon ELPH 130 IS owners agreed that the Canon ELPH 130 IS had a good lens. Cameralabs.com mentioned in their review of the Canon ELPH 130 IS “Canon's IXUS 130 / SD1400 IS improves upon its already desirable predecessor with a broader and wider zoom lens, enhanced Auto mode”. Expert website Digitalcamerareview.com said in their review of the Canon ELPH 130 IS seven years ago “It has a high-quality lens that ta” .

One person who reviewed the Canon ELPH 130 IS mentioned that it had a good autofocus. Seven years ago Digitalversus.com mentioned “The brand’s SLRs feature an AF Servo AI mode for continuous focusing on a moving object, for example” in their review of the Canon ELPH 130 IS.

Read more Less

Good Support

One Canon ELPH 130 IS owner who reviewed it thought it had good technical guidance. Expert website Itreviews.com said in their review “It's still capable of responding to somebody who likes to make manual settings”.

Good Connectivity

One person said in their reviews that the product was wifi compatible. Pcmag.com mentioned “The Canon PowerShot Elph 130 IS features Wi-Fi and an 8x zoom lens.” in their review.

Good Video Capture

One Canon ELPH 130 IS owner who purchased the product considered that it was good for video recording.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

Chart Edit

Quite Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the ELPH 130 IS has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the ELPH 130 IS. Digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have display diagonals of between 1" and 4.8".

Chart Edit

Supports Wi-Fi

The ELPH 130 IS supports wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the ELPH 130 IS do not support wi-Fi.

Chart Edit

SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on compact cameras that are a similar age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Chart Edit

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age, the ELPH 130 IS has a built-in flash.

Chart Edit

Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Has Seven White Balances

The ELPH 130 IS has a greater number of white balance modes than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Canon digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

Chart Edit

4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The ELPH 130 IS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. Most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Canon camera also have still image resolution(s)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, 3456 x 3456 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. The still image resolution of all compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the ELPH 130 IS ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

Chart Edit

Has Six Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the ELPH 130 IS is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the ELPH 130 IS. The photo effectss "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

Compact cameras that have been available for more than two years have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 87. With a maximum aperture number of 6.9, the Canon ELPH 130 IS has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers amongst digital cameras of this age.

Chart Edit

Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 461,000 pixels, the Canon ELPH 130 IS has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. Across all the compact cameras that were released more than two years ago the display resolution (numeric)s range from 230 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels.

Chart Edit

Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

With a slowest camera shutter speed of 15 seconds, the Canon ELPH 130 IS has a quite long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the ELPH 130 IS. The shortest slowest camera shutter speed of cameras of this type and age is 0.12s, the longest is 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 14s.

Chart Edit

Light

Compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the ELPH 130 IS have weights of between 20g and 840g. The Canon ELPH 130 IS is fairly light (only 117 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

Chart Edit

TFT Display

The ELPH 130 IS has a better display than most cameras of this age and type. This digital camera has a TFT display, whereas most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Across all cameras of a similar spec and age to the ELPH 130 IS the worst display is LCD and the best is AMOLED.

Chart Edit

12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Canon ELPH 130 IS does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age do have an image stabilizer.

Chart Edit

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most cameras of this age and type do not support video capability. The ELPH 130 IS is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

Chart Edit

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The ELPH 130 IS does not support Full HD video. Most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the ELPH 130 IS also do not support Full HD video.

Chart Edit

Not 3D

Most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the ELPH 130 IS are not 3D. The ELPH 130 IS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The ELPH 130 IS does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the ELPH 130 IS also do not have a GPS (satellite).

Chart Edit

Not Waterproof

Most cameras of this age and type are not waterproof. The ELPH 130 IS is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

Chart Edit

Only Features Four Flash Modess

The Canon ELPH 130 IS has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

Chart Edit

Only Has Three Shooting Modess

The Canon ELPH 130 IS has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the ELPH 130 IS. The shooting modess "Manual" and "Movie" are also found on this digital camera.

Chart Edit

Only 190 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The ELPH 130 IS is a digital camera that takes 190 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

Chart Edit

Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the ELPH 130 IS is more than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Canon digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the ELPH 130 IS. The image formats supported "EXIF" is also supported by this digital camera.

Chart Edit

Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras of this spec and age is 5mm, the longest is 39mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. The ELPH 130 IS has one of the longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s (28 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age.

Chart Edit

Fairly Long Flash Recharging Time

With a flash recharging time of 10 seconds, the ELPH 130 IS has a quite long flash recharging time compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the ELPH 130 IS. The average flash recharging time of compact cameras that are a similar age to the ELPH 130 IS is 6.1s.

Chart Edit

5 Other reasons to consider the Canon ELPH 130 IS

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released over three years ago.

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the ELPH 130 IS has a relatively typical megapixel compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the ELPH 130 IS.

Chart Edit

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the ELPH 130 IS has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the ELPH 130 IS.

Chart Edit

Average Optical Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the Canon ELPH 130 IS has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the ELPH 130 IS.

Chart Edit

1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

Chart Edit

Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Normal Focusing Range
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

4 Awards

buy-n-shoot.com Gold Camera Labs Highly Recommended IT Reviews.com Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

(38)
7 June 2013

The Canon PowerShot Elph 130 IS features Wi-Fi and an 8x zoom lens, but for a few dollars more you can get a much better compact camera...

5 June 2013

The Canon PowerShot Elph 130 IS features Wi-Fi and an 8x zoom lens, but for a few dollars more you can get a much better compact camera...

When it comes to a simple point-and-shoot camera, it doesn't get any more basic than the 130 IS. What you get for the slight premium is some style, an 8x optical zoom, and Wi-Fi. The 130 IS is...

17 April 2013

By Kyle Schurman If you're one of those photographers who needs to have the latest and greatest features when it comes to selecting a new digital camera, The Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS probably...

19 January 2011

Pocket sized digital snapshot cameras, which in a nutshell describes Canon's IXUS 130, are two-a-penny, so what makes this slim-line offering different? Well, for starters it is blessed with the... Read more…

« Prev 1 of 8 Next »

User Reviews

(111)
Reviewed 22 July 2010 by Ronald

As with all the other positive reviews I don't have anything extra to add EXCEPT CHOOSING THE CORRECT SDHC CARD for this and any other quality camera using HD video recording. If you wish to make... Read more…

Reviewed 21 March 2010 by Terry Conway
(Verified Purchase)

I decided to upgrade from my Canon Ixus 50,which was an absolute revelation when it came out, to the Ixus 130. The 50 is still perfect and my brother is delighted with it, his first digicam. The... Read more…

Reviewed 3 July 2010 by Milina

Compared to my old camera this one is amazing. It was very easy to set up and use. The picture quality is great and I can finally capture the photos of my children that I want as it takes the... Read more…

Reviewed 8 June 2010 by Joho

Initial disappointment was confirmed after I took a set of comparison photos with both the Ixus130 and my old Ixus40. EVERY still photo was better with the 40: normal, close up, macro, face,... Read more…

Reviewed 15 April 2010 by A_chandi

I ordered the Canon IXUS 130 to take on holiday to Las Vegas in March 2010. The main features that i was attracted to included: - Compact Size - 4x Optical Zoom - Canon brand (positive experience... Read more…

« Prev 1 of 23 Next »

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 8194b001, canon 8197b001, canon 8191b001, electronics world 8194b001
Barcodes 00013803213591, 00013803213607, 00013803213614, 00115970995642, 00138032135916, 00138032136074, 00138032136142, 00168141304316, 05269692847880, 05269692851993
Feedback