• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)
Canon 130 IS Review
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
Nikon S6800 Review

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Differences

Canon 130 IS advantages over Nikon S6800

  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Nikon S6800 advantages over Canon 130 IS

  • More lens zoom
    12.0x vs 8.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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
  • Newer
    2 years vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Wider angle lens
    25.0 mm vs 28.0 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    9.4 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

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
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • 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
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • 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
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm T550

Canon 130 IS
Fujifilm T550
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • HDMI out
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Wider angle lens
Nikon S6800
Fujifilm T550
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Nikon S6500

Canon 130 IS
Nikon S6500
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Shoots 1080p video
Nikon S6800
Nikon S6500
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Panasonic SZ3

Canon 130 IS
Panasonic SZ3
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More dots on screen
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon S6800
Panasonic SZ3
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 24p video

Compared to Canon 140 IS

Canon 130 IS
Canon 140 IS
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More dots on screen
  • $106
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
Nikon S6800
Canon 140 IS
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $106
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Canon 135

Canon 130 IS
Canon 135
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon S6800
Canon 135
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Longer exposure
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