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.