• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28mm - 224mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 26mm - 156mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon 130 IS advantages over Nikon S5200

  • More lens zoom
    8.0x vs 6.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon S5200 advantages over Canon 130 IS

  • Less expensive
    $94 vs $160
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon S4300

Canon 130 IS
Nikon S4300
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
Nikon S5200
Nikon S4300
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Nikon S3300

Canon 130 IS
Nikon S3300
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
Nikon S5200
Nikon S3300
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Sony WX80

Canon 130 IS
Sony WX80
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Longer exposure
  • $141
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Nikon S5200
Sony WX80
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $141
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom

Compared to Samsung WB30F

Canon 130 IS
Samsung WB30F
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • HDMI out
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Wider angle lens
Nikon S5200
Samsung WB30F
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Canon 140 IS

Canon 130 IS
Canon 140 IS
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More dots on screen
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
Nikon S5200
Canon 140 IS
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
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