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Canon ELPH 130 is

buy-n-shoot.com Gold Camera Labs Highly Recommended IT Reviews.com Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A multi award winning 16 megapixel 8 times zoom factor camera
Compact Camera 16MP 8x No May 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Canon ELPH 130 is Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Canon ELPH 130 is number 620 across all digital cameras.
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214 Reviews + 4 Awards
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9 Great Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
53
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 53?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 81%. This digital camera has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com and one other site and a "Highly Recommended" from Camera Labs.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
The ELPH 130 is is missing some features:
Quite slow flash recharging time
Fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Only 190 battery life (CIPA standard)

Canon ELPH 130 IS Video Reviews


Canon ELPH 130 is In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

Review websites PhotographyBlog.com and IT Reviews.com both concluded that concluded that they would recommend this digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

An additional two expert review sites liked this camera. The author at website Camera Labs conluded that they would highly recommend this medium megapixel digital camera and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award and the editor of review website Buy-N-Shoot.com thought that it was fantastic and gave it a "Gold" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This medium megapixel digital camera has an average expert rating of 72% based on 25 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Trusted Reviews and Expert Reviews.

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Good Owner Reviews

Users have rated this medium megapixel digital camera on average 86 out of 100. 71 reviewers (82% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Good Size

12 owners said that this digital camera was compact, four customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was thin and two people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to carry around.

Easy to Use

27 owners thought the Canon ELPH 130 IS was easy to use, five people said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus and two customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Fairly Priced

11 customers who purchased the Canon ELPH 130 IS reckoned that it was good value for money.

Canon Has Excellent Camera Reviews

Based on 35,238 user and expert reviews (including 1,624 verified purchases), Canon has excellent reviews for its digital cameras. Canon also has excellent reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Good Video Capture

Eight people who bought this digital camera concluded that it was good for video recording.

Excellent Design

Eight owners considered that the Canon ELPH 130 IS was good looking, four owners concluded that it was well designed and three customers mentioned in their reviews that it was neat. two customers who reviewed the product thought it was smooth.

Superior Technical Features

Seven people considered that it had good features.

Excellent Product Quality

19 people who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality.

Good Battery Life

Three owners said in their reviews that the product had a good battery life.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Four customers agreed that it had a good screen.

  • Sadly the screen is very easy to scratch…
  • Screen size good.
    Clair (Amazon.co.uk) - January 2011
  • Good screen resolution and good quality photos hence 4 stars…
  • Lovely small camera good size screen just the job for days out fits nicely in your pocket not to heavy…
    Linda (Amazon.co.uk) - February 2011
  • Great view-finder on the back - wondered if it wasn't going to be a little small.
  • Great camera, lovely slim design, my daughter loves it, 18 years old so she can easily slip it into her nearly non existent handbag and possibly even less clothing, Good display on the back, sharp picture quality…

Good Quality Pictures

42 customers who reviewed it considered that it was able to produce good images and two customers who reviewed the product thought it had a good picture resolution.

Robust

Four owners who bought this digital camera mentioned that it was well made and two owners who purchased the product wrote that it was strong and durable.

Good Quality Lens

Three owners said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom and two owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it had a good autofocus.


Features

Supports PictBridge

The ELPH 130 IS supports PictBridge. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also support PictBridge.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of latest medium megapixel digital cameras is 2", the largest is 7.5", and the average display diagonal is 3". At 3 inches, the ELPH 130 IS has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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16 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16 megapixels digital camera.

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Quite Slow Flash Recharging Time

The fastest flash recharging time of comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera is 3s and the slowest is 15s. At 10 seconds, the ELPH 130 IS has a quite slow flash recharging time compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 461,000 pixels, the ELPH 130 IS has one of the higher display resolutions (numeric) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age. Medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera have display resolutions (numeric) of between 460 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels.

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Very Light

The lightest latest medium megapixel digital camera is 59g and the heaviest is 1.3kg. With a weight of only 117 grams, the Canon ELPH 130 IS is quite light compared to most of the other latest cameras.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The ELPH 130 IS has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the ELPH 130 IS has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of new medium megapixel digital cameras is 26mm.

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Features Histogram

The Canon ELPH 130 IS features histogram, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Only 190 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

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

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The ELPH 130 IS has a higher still image resolution than most recently released medium megapixel digital cameras. This Canon camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This 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, 3456 x 3456 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. The worst still image resolution of all comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera is 640 x 360 and the best is 4928 x 3264.

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Average Optical Zoom

The ELPH 130 IS has a fairly average optical zoom (8 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon ELPH 130 IS has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other recently released similar spec cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Canon ELPH 130 IS has a built-in flash. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have a built-in flash.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon ELPH 130 IS supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other new medium megapixel digital cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Canon released the ELPH 130 IS in May 2013.


Canon ELPH 130 IS Review Sources

To prepare this Canon ELPH 130 IS review we compared this digital camera to 100 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 303,734 product attributes, 187,173 digital camera reviews and 2,339,300 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.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00013803213591, 00013803213607, 00013803213614, 00115970995642, 00138032135916, 00138032136074, 00138032136142

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