• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28mm - 224mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 3200

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Differences

Canon 130 IS advantages over Sony QX10

  • Less expensive
    $160 vs $198
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Thinner
    20 mm vs 33 mm
    Thinner
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Sony QX10 advantages over Canon 130 IS

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly

Common Weaknesses

  • 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Sony WX150

Canon 130 IS
Sony WX150
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Longer exposure
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
Sony QX10
Sony WX150
  • $193
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony WX80

Canon 130 IS
Sony WX80
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Longer exposure
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Sony QX10
Sony WX80
  • $193
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bulb shutter
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

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
Sony QX10
Samsung WB30F
  • $193
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Bulb shutter
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony W830

Canon 130 IS
Sony W830
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • More dots on screen
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
Sony QX10
Sony W830
  • $193
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Longer exposure
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon 140 IS

Canon 130 IS
Canon 140 IS
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • More dots on screen
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
Sony QX10
Canon 140 IS
  • $193
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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