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Canon ELPH 130

alaTest has collected and analyzed 261 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the size and image quality are on the whole positive. The portability and value for money are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the features and flash. There are mixed opinions on the build quality and memory.

usability, value for money, portability, image quality, size

battery, responsiveness, shutter, flash, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon ELPH 130 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Canon ELPH 130 IS / IXUS 140


The Canon IXUS 140 / ELPH 130 IS is a 16 Megapixel point-and-shoot compact with an 8x optical zoom and a 3-inch LCD screen. The earlier 2012 IXUS / ELPH range was exclusively built around Canon's High sensitivity back-illuminated CMOS sensors, with...

8x stabilised optical zoom ; Built-in wi-fi and GPS via a smartphone ; Compact, lightweight and stylish

Older Digic 4 processor ; Lacks 1080p full HD ; Lacks movie digest mode ; Lacks stacking and burst shooting ; Noisy image quality

The IXUS 140 / ELPH 130 IS is one of three basic IXUS / ELPH models in the bottom half of the range. Until 2013, the entire IXUS / ELPH range carried the HS suffix and all had CMOS sensors paired with the Digic 5 processor. That meant that even the...

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Love my new Canon Powershot


my 3rd Canon Powershot!

Easy To Use","Fast\/accurate auto-focus","Good Image Quality","Good in Low Light","Large Clear LCD","Small \/ Compact

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Easy To Use","Fast\/accurate auto-focus","Good Image Quality","Good Image Stabilization","Good in Low Light","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Short Lag Time","Small \/ Compact


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Excellent little camera


Great photo quality and price. Camera is light and very easy to carry.About me... casual user

Photo quality; low price; large display screen

Getting used to a camera without a viewfinder

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Excellent for basic picture abilities


This is a great budget camera from Canon. For people who don't know about (or care about) aperture, shutter speed, ISO and just want to snap away - this is probably as good as it gets. Image quality is above average for this price point and it fits...

Simple, no frills, easy to use and very compact

Noise at high ISO

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like it!


i like cannon products, I wish I could afford more.

i can download pictures right away

that I have to be on a wi-fi

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Great product!!


Great deal for such a great product. Built in wifi makes it easy to transfer pictures

Great price for such an awesome product

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Nice picture!


This is a great little camera for the price. The only complaint I have it the instructions for setting up the Wifi connection to various social networks is confusing. The instruction booklet uses different names for items than the online instructions,...


Wifi us confusing to set up

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Great for beginners


This would be my first camera and so far I am happy with it. The picture quality is great and same with recording a video. The wifi capability on this camera just makes even easier to upload to facebook.About me... Video enthusiast, Love capturing...

picture quality

havent found any

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Best value on the market


I own 6 different cameras - 4 of them are Canons. 2 of my largest cameras are in the EOS Rebel family. This little model takes images that rival the picture quality of my Rebels. This small model is feature rich and delivers consistently high quality...

Features and price

Too many models to choose from