• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 483.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon 130 IS advantages over Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

  • Less expensive
    $109 vs $349
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Lighter weight
    133g vs 283g
    Lighter weight
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 advantages over Canon 130 IS

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • More telephoto lens reach
    483 mm vs 224 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 400 vs 190 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • More dots on screen
    2765k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Wider angle lens
    23 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 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 Samsung Galaxy Camera

Canon 130 IS
Samsung Galaxy Camera
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Samsung Galaxy Camera
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Headphone jack
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Sony W730

Canon 130 IS
Sony W730
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • HDMI out
  • $89
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony W730
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $89
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Samsung WB800F

Canon 130 IS
Samsung WB800F
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Lighter weight
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Samsung WB800F
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Panasonic SZ3

Canon 130 IS
Panasonic SZ3
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • HDMI out
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 24p video
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Panasonic SZ3
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Canon 135

Canon 130 IS
Canon 135
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $113
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Canon 135
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Touchscreen
  • $113
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
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