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Canon 132

hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended
A highly talked about compact camera with average features
Compact 16MP 8x Yes Feb 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Canon 132 Review

With good reviews and average features, we have ranked the Canon 132 number 839 across all digital cameras.
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528 Reviews + 1 Award
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Average Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has very good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 68%, based on 528 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from Hardwarezone.com.ph. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced, is a good size and is easy to use.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
Very low ISO sensitivity (max)
Only 200 battery life
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Very Good
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Mediocre
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Mediocre

Canon 132 Video Reviews


How Big is the Canon 132?

The Canon 132 is 92.9mm wide and 52.4mm tall. It is 21.6mm deep and weighs 133g.

Canon 132 front dimensions

Canon 132 size in context

Canon 132 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The author at review site Hardwarezone.com.ph decided that concluded that they would endorse this Canon camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Poor Expert Reviews

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Digital Versus and Chip.de the average expert rating of this digital camera is 59 out of 100. This puts this Canon camera in the bottom 4% of all the cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 521 owner reviews this Canon digital camera has an average owner rating of 82%. Over 75% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

18 owners who reviewed the product considered that it was good value for money.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

12 customers who reviewed it thought it was compact, three owners who purchased it considered that it was lightweight and two customers who reviewed it considered that it was thin.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

24 customers who reviewed the Canon 132 considered that it was easy to use, three owners who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to use the menus and two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 35,686 expert and user reviews (including 7,145 verified purchases), Canon has excellent reviews for its digital cameras. Canon also has excellent reviews specifically within its digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

32 owners concluded that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report Superior Technical Features

Four owners wrote in their reviews that it had good features.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Six owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Five people who reviewed the Canon 132 wrote that it was good for video recording.

  • This camera has a more direct method that also lets you video record in any of the creative modes allowing you to record videos in super vivid, monochrome of whichever you like…
    Keith (Amazon) - February 2014
  • Lovely camera easy to set up and easy to use takes good photos and video nice and slim with a good size viewing screen…
    Ann Dunn (Amazon) - December 2013
  • Good quality compact camera with video capability…
    P. Deas "Peem" (Amazon) - September 2014
  • It managed better than any smart phone and the video quality isn't bad at all despite the slightly lower resolution…
  • Movies are really easy…
  • It will hold 1133 superfine large images or 49 minutes of video, which should be fine for most purposes…
    Peter (Amazon) - August 2013

Customers Report Excellent Design

Five people who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was good looking and two people wrote in their reviews that it was neat.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

Six people who purchased the Canon 132 said that it had a good battery life.

Users Report Great Product Quality

15 customers considered that it was good quality.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Six owners considered that the product had a good screen.


Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Canon 132 of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon 132's optical zoom of 8x is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon 132 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivities (max) of digital cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. The Canon 132's ISO sensitivity (max) of only 1,600 is in the lowest 9% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon 132 of 3.2 is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Canon 132 of 133g is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon 132 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Only 200 Battery Life

The Canon 132 is a camera that takes 200 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon 132 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 80% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Canon 132 of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Canon 132 has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Canon 132's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 11% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

The Canon 132's closest focusing distance of 0.01m is fairly large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 18% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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One Aspherical Lens

The Canon 132 is a one aspherical lens digital camera. Most of the other cameras only have one aspherical lens.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 3072|4608 x 2592|3264 x 2448|3264 x 2448|3264 x 2176|3264 x 2176|2448 x 2448|2448 x 2448|3264 x 1832|3264 x 1832|1920 x 1080|1600 x 1200|1600 x 1200|1600 x 1064|1600 x 1064|1200 x 1200|1200 x 1200|640 x 480|640 x 424|480 x 480|640 x 360|(M1) 3264 x 2448 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 0.72x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the Canon 132 of only 4x is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 25% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon 132 of 2.7" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon 132 features brightness adjustment, unlike 79% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Canon 132 has an external flash connector. 87% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon 132 features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Canon 132 has a shoe mounting point, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Canon camera was released in February 2013.


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

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Canon 132

Expert reviews are moderately better
2mm shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
10 more battery life (CIPA standard)
Larger closest focusing distance
User reviews are marginally better
590 pixels higher display resolution (numeric)
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Over one year older
12% shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
4x smaller optical zoom
Five aspherical lenses
Expert reviews are better
Longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Heavier
User reviews are better
160 more battery life (CIPA standard)
A lot bigger digital zoom
4x smaller optical zoom

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