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Canon Ixus 130
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Canon Ixus 130 Digital Camera

14.1MP 4x CCD Feb 2011
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
- 28mm wide-angle 4x optical zoom lens with lens-shift type image stabilizer.- 2.7-inch 230,000-dot PureColor II G LCD.- 14.1-megapixel CCD.- Slim Camera Body of only 17.8mm.- DIGIC 4 Digital... More
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32 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 200 user reviews this camera has an overall user rating of 86 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Twenty-nine people who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was good quality. Bostin Wanch said in their Canon Ixus 130 review “Nice picture quality, takes good shots when you're moving without the need to change the setting - I had it on auto the whole time” and scored the product 80 out of 100. Brett Sinclair he said in his review of the Canon Ixus 130 “I've had a mixture of results so far, from very good quality to yellowish photos, to blurred photos”. Brett Sinclair also wrote “Love canon because of its ease of use and quality of lense.”.

Good Quality Pictures

Seventy Canon Ixus 130 owners who bought the Canon Ixus 130 thought it was able to produce good images. Ac "stickerman" mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Pictures are OK” although they gave it a rating of 40 out of 100. Amazon Junky! mentioned “It will be the S95 - probably worth paying for the better image quality!Update January 2010 - I have had this camera for about 3 months now” in their review. B36 wrote “When used properly it can really put out some great pics”.

Several customers mentioned that the product had a good picture resolution. Six years ago A_chandi mentioned on Amazon “The sound capture associated with shooting video is far better than I had with my previous Casio Exilim camera” in their review and gave this digital camera a score of 80 out of 100. John D. Carey said on Amazon in the same month “Resolution seems very good right up to the edges with only a small amount of flare from the highlights” and scored it 80 out of 100. Karen Thurman wrote on Amazon “Single or continuous shooting”.

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good in low light. Cuzzabear mentioned “In these situations the low light levels seem to confuse this little camera, especially when it is on "auto" mode” in their review of the Canon Ixus 130. Macxcrawley mentioned “The lens speed at 2.8 is truly fast and able in low light” in their review of this digital camera.

One Canon Ixus 130 reviewer considered that the product had a good ISO range. Karen Thurman wrote on Amazon “A good ISO range although it obviously gets grainy at the top end”.

One person who bought it thought it had a good image sensor. Mr. Power said on Amazon “The 14 megapixel sensor is simply not very good when it comes to noise” in their review of this digital camera although they only gave this digital camera a score of 3 stars.

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Good Video Capture

Several people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good for video recording. Five years ago Amazon Customer said in their review “The video is good, 3”. Amazon Junky! said “Good video- Very fast start up”. A_chandi said six years ago “Video capture is also impressive” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Technical Features

Some Canon Ixus 130 reviewers who bought it mentioned that it had good features. A_chandi wrote “The main features that i was attracted to included” in their review of this digital camera. A_chandi also said “There are also some cool features in the scene mode that produce some fun images”. Cuzzabear mentioned “Has loads of fantastic features that mean you can create all sorts of different photos in any situation” however despite that they scored the Canon Ixus 130 60 out of 100.

Easy to Use

A few people who bought it agreed that it was easy to use. Andy G mentioned on Amazon “Once you have worked out where all the settings are, easy to use” in his review of this digital camera. Annie scored it very highly and she mentioned on Amazon four years ago “Have it ready for that unexpected moment when I used to say, 'If only I had a camera handy.' Takes good videos as well” in her review of the Canon Ixus 130. Six years ago A_chandi gave the product a rating of 4 stars and said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The software interface is very intuitive”.

Five people who purchased the Canon Ixus 130 reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Batmo said on Amazon “It could be argued that most people expect a nearly perfect shot from Auto settings these days.” in their review and gave the Canon Ixus 130 a score of 80 out of 100. J. Constable scored it 4 stars and said in their Canon Ixus 130 review on Amazon “The colour settings are fun”. Six years ago Macxcrawley mentioned “I think the Canon's auto settings are more intelligent than the Lumix” in their Canon Ixus 130 review.

Several Canon Ixus 130 reviewers who bought this digital camera agreed that it had a good experience. Cuzzabear said five years ago “I have always had a great experience with the Ixus range”. Some Canon Ixus 130 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold.

One Canon Ixus 130 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Milina said in their review of this digital camera “It was very easy to set up and use” and scored it 5 stars.

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Robust

Some customers who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Andy G scored it 5 stars and he said “The all-metal case is a nice piece of engineering”. Mr. N. Murray mentioned on Amazon “It is a very well built and solid little camera” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Mr. Power said “The camera feels rock solid with plenty of metal.”.

A number of Canon Ixus 130 reviewers who purchased the product reckoned that it was strong and durable. Six years ago A_chandi wrote on Amazon “Compact Size- 4x Optical Zoom- Canon brand (positive experience with other Canon cameras)- 2.7" ScreenMy purchase did not disappoint!The camera looks stunning; clean lines, robust design”. Itsnits wrote on Amazon “Hopefully its robust enough”. Mr Geoff Douglas said “Feels sturdy” in his review of the Canon Ixus 130.

A few Canon Ixus 130 owners agreed that the Canon Ixus 130 was easy to damage or scratch. Five years ago Mr. Power said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Sadly the screen is very easy to scratch” although they gave the product a rating of 3 stars. Also five years ago Whooosh said “Unfortunately she dropped it from waist level onto the ground (stone chippings) whilst switched on and the camera is now broken”.

One Canon Ixus 130 owner mentioned that this digital camera was reliable. Joho said on Amazon “Mine's been returned for a refund, I'll stick with my trusty Ixus40”.

One Canon Ixus 130 owner said that the Canon Ixus 130 was good at resisting water ingress. Five years ago Ms. S. E. Davies said “My last camera was an underwater number, great for underwater shots” and scored this digital camera 5 stars.

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Nice Design

Several people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good looking. A_chandi gave this digital camera a rating of 80 out of 100 and said six years ago “Solid performance, sexy package” in their Canon Ixus 130 review. Bernard Boyland mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “The Canon IXUS 130 is an incredibly stylish little camera with rounded contours”. Bluesmusiccat said in their review of the Canon Ixus 130 on Amazon “Stylish and takes great snaps”.

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was a good design. Falsalama mentioned six years ago “Superb design, super small”. Mr Hope rated it as very good and he mentioned “It's also very compact and a nice sleek design too” in his review of the Canon Ixus 130. Ms. S. E. Davies gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Canon Ixus 130 “The camera has a very pleasing design, small and slick it fits in your pocket/handbag easily”.

Several people agreed that it was neat. John D. Carey said “It is a neat well styled product with plenty of useful features” in his Canon Ixus 130 review. Three years ago Karen Harrison gave it a score of 4 stars and she said in her Canon Ixus 130 review on Amazon “Lovely neat Camera”. Karen Harrison also wrote “The pictures are neat and crisp and camera easy to use”.

One Canon Ixus 130 reviewer wrote that the product was ergonomic. A_chandi wrote “The ergonomics are also great; the buttons are exactly where you would want them to be” in their review and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

One customer who bought the product thought it was aesthetic. G. Ellis mentioned six years ago “The English language lacks adequate superlatives to justifably describe the features and facilities packed into such an aesthetically pleasing product” and scored it 5 stars.

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Reasonably Priced

A few people wrote that it was good value for money. Annie mentioned “Good price, easy to use, simple downloading and all round good value” in her review of the Canon Ixus 130. C. Allen rated this digital camera as very good and wrote in their review “This is a great camera and good value for money”. Calypso mentioned in their Canon Ixus 130 review six years ago “Fantastic camera at a fantastic price” and rated it 5 stars.

One Canon Ixus 130 owner mentioned that this digital camera was a bargain for the price. One person who purchased it reckoned that it was cheap. Coughybean said in their review of the Canon Ixus 130 on Amazon “A very good, inexpensive compact that packs a punch”.

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Good Size

A number of people who purchased the Canon Ixus 130 considered that it was compact. A Customer of Amazon-Uk rated it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon six years ago “The ease of use means you put it ON and GO, its compact, its chic, its just bloody amazing” in their review of the Canon Ixus 130. A Customer of Amazon-Uk also mentioned “I could not find any negatives about this magic compact camera”. Ac "stickerman" mentioned in their Canon Ixus 130 review in the same month “Looking on'Which' to see what they said was the best compact digital camera I bought the Canon Ixus 130” however they gave it a score of 40 out of 100.

A number of customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was thin. Micwic rated the product 5 stars and said in their Canon Ixus 130 review “Great camera, lovely slim design, my daughter loves it, 18 years old so she can easily slip it into her nearly non existent handbag”. Monkey Puzzle said six years ago “I am so happy with my Canon Ixus 130 camera as it is so slim and stylish” in their Canon Ixus 130 review and scored it 5 stars. Monkey Puzzle also mentioned “Very light and slim camera and looks great when in a skin pouch”.

Some Canon Ixus 130 owners wrote that this digital camera was a good weight. Bostin Wanch gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera “It's a comfortable weight and balanced”. Hols scored it very highly and wrote on Amazon “The size of the camera is perfect it's very light weight and user friendly” in their review of this digital camera.

Two Canon Ixus 130 owners said in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Five years ago Coughybean said in their Canon Ixus 130 review “This camera is very handy and easy to carry around”. Maggiesnow said in their Canon Ixus 130 review three years ago “Very light and easy to hold and carry with you”.

One customer said in their reviews that it was a squeeze to fit in. A S. said on Amazon “Am still amazed at how many good things have been squeezed into such a small body”. One customer wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. Calypso mentioned in their review “Very easy to use, slimline, lightweight”.

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Good Battery Life

A few Canon Ixus 130 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good battery life. Mr. N. Murray rated it as excellent and wrote “Perfect for pointing and shooting and the video is excellent although it uses up battery fast” in their review of the Canon Ixus 130. Mrs Vb scored this digital camera 5 stars and she wrote on Amazon five years ago “The battery life is brilliant meaning you can shoot hundreds of photos over the whole day before you need to recharge.”. Six years ago Wap wrote in their review “I wanted a camera that had a decent battery and so far this one has not let my son down”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three Canon Ixus 130 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it had a good screen. Clair wrote “Screen size good.” and scored the product 80 out of 100. Micwic mentioned “Possibly even less clothing, Good display on the back, sharp picture quality” in their review of the Canon Ixus 130. Milina wrote on Amazon “The picture quality on the LCD screen is great even in bright sunlight” in their review of the Canon Ixus 130.

One Canon Ixus 130 owner who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good viewfinder. Karen Thurman said in her review on Amazon six years ago “Great view-finder on the back - wondered if it wasn't going to be a little small.”.

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Good Quality Lens

Some Canon Ixus 130 owners said that the Canon Ixus 130 had a good zoom. Bostin Wanch mentioned “The zoom is quite rapid - takes a litle getting used to”. Butterflychew wrote on Amazon five years ago “On the whole megapixels are great and so is the zoom” in their review. J. Constable mentioned in their review “The zoom is fantastic- even capturing baseball players from the bleachers mid-throw”.

A few people who bought the Canon Ixus 130 agreed that it had a good autofocus. Auser wrote “The pictures it takes are slightly out of focus”. Brett Sinclair wrote five years ago “If you just press the button you; ll probably miss the shot, as the camera still has to focus and adjust to the shot before then taking the photo”. Hols said in their review of the Canon Ixus 130 on Amazon “Takes a great picture the auto focus works wonders so you don't have to keep changing the brightness settings as that became rather annoying from my last camera”.

One person who bought this digital camera reckoned that it had a good lens. Macxcrawley wrote on Amazon “I also own a Lumix TZ7 which is a great lens” and scored it 5 stars.

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Good Support

Some people who reviewed it agreed that it had good technical guidance. D. J. Charnock gave it a very good review and mentioned “The whole process of setting up on the computer took less than ten minutes, very simple instructions” in their review of this digital camera. Ronald mentioned in his Canon Ixus 130 review on Amazon “I hope this review is of help to anyone about to choose this or maybe any other quality camera that has the fabulous HD feature”. Terry Conway gave the Canon Ixus 130 a score of 5 stars and he said “This is simple to use and also has many advanced features, which help you take the perfect shot”.

Canon Has Good Camera Reviews

Based on 19,570 expert and user reviews, Canon has good ratings for its cameras. Canon also has good ratings specifically within its compact camera digital cameras range compared to other brands.

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Good Connectivity

One Canon Ixus 130 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Canon Ixus 130 was good in terms of USB connections. Ms. S. E. Davies rated the product as excellent and wrote in their Canon Ixus 130 review “The buttons are small and the usb connection cover can prove tricky”.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as 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.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras that have a CCD sensor and we think the GE J1455 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an mmc|sd|sdhc|sdxc memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a better memory card type then you might want to consider the Fujifilm FinePix X10 (SD|SDHC|SDXC), the Sony DSC-WX350 (£159.00) (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Nikon Coolpix S6800 (£189.46) (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Ixus 130, the Ixus 130 supports video recording.

Alternative cameras which support video recording currently available which you might want to look at include the FinePix X10, or the FinePix JX500 both from Fujifilm or the Samsung EX2F which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Ixus 130, the Canon Ixus 130 has an image stabiliser.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with an image stabiliser and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Ixus 130, the Ixus 130 has a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Has Six Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Ixus 130 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The photo effects "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Canon Ixus 130 is more than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this Canon digital camera. The audio formats PCM are also supported by this camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Battery Life

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum battery lives range from 0.83h to 680h. With a maximum battery life of 6 hours, the Ixus 130 has a fairly long maximum battery life compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Ixus 130.

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Supports Four Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Ixus 130 is more than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this camera. The image formats JPEG, Exif 2.2, DPOF and MOV are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Features One Auto Focus

The Canon Ixus 130 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. The most commonly featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this camera. The auto focus Single Auto Focus are also featured on this Canon camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Ixus 130 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Ixus 130. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Canon camera also supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. 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 cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Ixus 130 the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Features Two Light Metering Modes

The number of light metering modes featured on the Ixus 130 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This Canon camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most frequently featured light metering mode featured on digital cameras of this spec and age. The light metering mode "Spot" is also featured on this camera.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

Compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago have minimum apertures of between 1.3 and 6.6, and the average minimum aperture is 3.2. At only 2.8, the Canon Ixus 130 has a quite small minimum aperture compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Ixus 130.

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Short

The shortest digital camera that was launched more than two years ago is 10mm tall and the tallest is 750mm. The Canon Ixus 130 is quite short (only 56.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Ixus 130.

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Narrow

At only 92.2 millimeters, the Ixus 130 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the Ixus 130. Across all the cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Ixus 130 the widths range from 16mm to 470mm, and the average width is 100mm.

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17 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Canon Ixus 130 reviewer who reviewed it said that it was not noisy. John D. Carey wrote in his Canon Ixus 130 review on Amazon “At the lower ISO values it does become a bit noisy above 200”.

Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Ixus 130 has one of the smaller optical zooms amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Ixus 130 have optical zooms of between 2.7x and 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.6x.

There are a number of other 4x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth looking at include the Nikon Coolpix P310 (4.2x), or the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS (4.4x) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the Ixus 130, the Canon Ixus 130 does not support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Exilim EX-ZR700, or the Exilim EX-ZR400 both from Casio or the Fujifilm FinePix X10 is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Ixus 130, the Ixus 130 does not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity to this camera and we think the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Canon Ixus 130 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS (£59.99), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Ixus 130 does not have a GPS, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Ixus 130 also do not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS including the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2, the Canon IXUS 140, or the Sony DSC-HX400V (£282.99).

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Not Waterproof

The Ixus 130 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras of this spec and age are also not waterproof.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution

The Ixus 130 has a higher still image resolution than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a 1280 x 720 still image resolution, whereas most similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. Across all cameras of this age and spec the still image resolution ranges from 384 x 480 to 5152 x 3864.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The Canon Ixus 130 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Canon camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The flash modes "Flash off", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Low Maximum Playback Zoom

Digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Ixus 130 have maximum playback zooms of between 1x and 16x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 8.8x. The Ixus 130 has one of the lower maximum playback zooms (only 2 times zoom factor) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Very Small Combined Zoom

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Ixus 130 the combined zoom range from 3x to 1,600x. The Ixus 130 has a fairly small combined zoom (only 16 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Ixus 130.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The Canon Ixus 130 has a greater number of shooting modes than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on cameras of this spec and age. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

At only 1,600, the Ixus 130 has a fairly low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Ixus 130. The maximum ISO speeds of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Ixus 130 range from 200 to 26,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 4,500.

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Only One Aspheric Element

The Ixus 130 is a one aspheric element digital camera. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec have between 1 and 14 aspheric elements.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

The maximum focal lengths of compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago range from 0.28mm to 1,800mm. With a maximum focal length of only 112 millimeters, the Ixus 130 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Only Has Two Playback Modes

The Ixus 130 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Canon camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Ixus 130. The playback mode "single image" is also found on this camera.

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Only Has Six White Balance Modes

The Ixus 130 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Ixus 130. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "custom modes", "daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon camera.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Canon Ixus 130

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when Canon released the Ixus 130.

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Canon Ixus 130 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Ixus 130.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, or the Nikon Coolpix P3.

If this camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Canon IXUS 500 (4.1x) which also has a higher rating.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on cameras of this spec and age. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Megapixel Count

The Canon Ixus 130 has a pretty average megapixel count (14.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Ixus 130.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 14.1MP digital cameras currently available including the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS which has better reviews.

If this camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung WB150 (£269.99) (14.2MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 2.7 inches, the Ixus 130 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Ixus 130.

There are a number of other 2.7" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including the Canon IXUS 105 IS which has better reviews.

If this digital camera screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix X100S (2.8" and higher rated), or the Canon PowerShot N (£274.37) (2.8" and higher rated).

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Average Weight

The Ixus 130 has a pretty standard weight (133 grams) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the Ixus 130.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Connection
AV Output
DC-In Jack
PC Connectivity
HDMI Port
I/O Port
Camera
3D Compatible
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Multi-Shot Mode
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Custom Colour
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Direct Printing
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Display Language
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Mac Compatible
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Included Cable
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Hand Strap
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Weight
Interface
Dimension
Face Detection
Operating System
Focal Length
Aperture Range
On/off Switch
Effective Sensor Resolution
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Lens System
Power Supply
Digital SLR

User Reviews

(100)
Reviewed 19 January 2015 by Simonetta
(Verified Purchase)

Easy to use, takes great pictures.

Reviewed 23 December 2014 by David Wells
(Verified Purchase)

Bought for my wife some time ago. Takes really good pictures though for ease we often just use our phones now.

I bought a digital SLR for a load of money which is now beaten in quality... Read more…

Reviewed 14 December 2014 by SEFTON David
(Verified Purchase)

A great asset as it is so small.

Reviewed 10 August 2014 by Peter White
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for a friend Ihave one of these and realy rate it my friend used mine and was impressed .

Reviewed 6 July 2014 by Richard.
(Verified Purchase)

An excellent Camera that I use extensively. I am delighted with it and want for nothing better.

Reviewed 20 December 2013 by N Sanders
(Verified Purchase)

I've used this camera quite a bit and it's easy to use and takes decent pictures. Great if you're going out in the evening and need a small, compact camera but want something that takes something... Read more…

Reviewed 5 October 2013 by Ken
(Verified Purchase)

Really impressed. This was used but the condition with original wrapping is excellent. Look brand new and it works wonderful. I will definitely buy this from this dealer again. Delivery was... Read more…

Reviewed 30 August 2013 by Brendan Hurner
(Verified Purchase)

I've been super impressed with this camera and functions.i love it for its size,ease to use and great photos.i use it as a run about and fulfils all requirement I've ever needed.

Reviewed 17 August 2013 by Karen Harrison

This was a replacement for identical camera that was stolen. I wanted like for like because I was very pleased with previous one therefore fulfils all expectation of a camera within this range,... Read more…

Reviewed 5 March 2013 by C. Allen
(Verified Purchase)

This is a great camera and good value for money. it takes good pics when the light is not good or on the move.

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 4184b017, 4187b017, 4187b009, 4187b036, 4187b015, 4187b034aa, 4187b010aa, 4185b008aa, 4187b015aa, 4187b008aa, 4187b017aa, 4187b009aa
Barcodes 04960999658988, 04960999659015, 04960999659046, 04960999659077, 08714574547336, 08714574547343, 08714574547350, 08714574547398, 08714574547404, 08714574547411, 08714574547459, 08714574547466, 08714574547473, 08714574547527, 08714574547534, 08714574547541, 08714574550329, 08714574560878, 08714574560892, 08714574560908, 08714574560915, 08714574561073, 08714574564142, 08714574564173

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