Canon PowerShot SX130 IS review

Full specification for Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Sensor 12.1MP
Lens 12x optical zoom (28-336mm)
LCD 3in, 230k-dot (3:2 ratio)
File Formats JPEG (Fine, Standard)
Shutter Speeds 15 - 1/2500 sec
Exposure Modes Auto*, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, SCN (Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Low Light (2.0MP), Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks), Movie
Metering System Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre)
ISO Range 80-1600
White Balance Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Flash Modes Auto, Manual Flash On / Off
Memory Card SD / SDHC
Connectivity Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) dedicated connector (Mini-B compatible)
Power 2xAA batteries
Dimensions 113.3 x 73.2 x 45.8 mm
Weight Approx. 308g (including battery/batteries and memory card)
Other Image Stabilisation, 720p HD movie mode

Manufacturer website: Canon

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Design 17/20
Image Quality 15/20
Performance 18/20
Value 18/20
Features 18/20
Overall Score 86%