Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Compact Camera

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Canon PowerShot SX130 IS 12.1MP Digital CameraImaginatively, that is? The Digital Canon SX130 IS Camera is more than qualified for the job: it sports a 12x (28-336mm 35mm equivalent zoom lens, a 12.1MP image sensor, which expands from wide-angle to super telephoto in a jiffy), and a stunning 3" display.

That's just the fundamental--also available is fun distinctive effects like Miniatures and Fisheye, stunning 720p HD video that includes stereo sound, plus Advanced Smart AUTO which provides you with the absolute greatest exposure for 28 separate shooting scenes such as Landscape, Beach, Portrait, Snow, Kids & Pets, Poor Light, Foliage, etc.

When you desire it, you can have manual control over focus and exposure, image stabilization that takes control of camera shake as the speed of the shutter becomes low, color variations such as Super Vivid for marvelous saturated colors or select Color Swap (choose a color shade in your image and exchange it with a another specified color), sensitivity as high as 1600 ISO, exposure compensation +/- 2 f-stops in 1/3 stop increments, plus 6 distinctive exposure control methods. Way to go Canon!

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720p has higher vertical resolution than 1080i, making it preferable for sporting events such as auto racing and basketball that move at a very fast pace on live television.


But there's even more features. And the're all achieved with just 2 AA batteries, and you can pick them up almost anywhere in world wide. Isn't that too cool?

  • Greater shooting capabilities in 720p HD video - with stereo sound

  • A high-powered 12x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer

  • Great new scene modes like Miniature Effect for Movies

  • Smart Flash Exposure where the camera determines the correct flash.

  • Advanced Smart AUTO analyzes faces, brightness, colors, distance and movement

  • Powerful DIGIC 4 Image Processor, with 12.1 Megapixels,

  • Large 3.0-inch wide LCD enables easy viewing.

  • This AA battery-powered camera enables you to easily power up.

Shooting Modes

  • Smart AUTO--the camera automatically selects the best shooting settings for optimal quality

  • P (Program)--access advanced exposure compensation features while shooting automatically.

  • Tv (Shutter-priority)--you select the shutter speed to stop or blur action

  • Av (Aperture-priority)--you define the aperture to either isolate your subject or for clarity

  • M (Manual)--the ultimate in creative control, you set both aperture and shutter speed manually.

  • Easy--keep the image quality as high as possible for fail-proof images.

  • Portrait--the camera sets a large aperture, focusing the subject and blurs the background

  • Landscape--for front to back sharpness, the camera sets a small aperture.

  • Kids & Pets--reduced focusing time for even faster shutter response

  • Smart Shutter--automatically take the photo when people smile, wink, or get into frame.

  • Low Light--for high quality image capture in an amazing range of dimly-lit situations.

  • Super Vivid--Super Vivid intensifies existing hues, saturating the scene with bright colors.

  • Poster Effect--poster Effect combines several similar shades into one color,

  • Color Accent--choose to retain a single color in your while other colors turn monochrome.

  • Color Swap--select a color and replace it with a color you specify for special effects.

  • Fisheye Effect--add a classic photo distortion without a fisheye lens.

  • Miniature Effect--give images a miniature look with an effect that emphasizes perspective

  • Beach--get clear shots of people at a sunny beach without darkened faces.

  • Foliage--capture brilliant shots of autumn foliage, greenery and blossoms.

  • Snow--shoot clear snow scenes without darkened subjects or an unnatural bluish tint.

  • Fireworks--grab brilliant images of skyrocketing fireworks

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Camera Type
Digital point and shoot
12.1 megapixels
1/2.3" CCD
Bit Depth
Not specified by manufacturer
File Formats
Still Image: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)
Video: MOV (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))
File Size
Not specified by manufacturer
Color Spaces
Creative Color Modes
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color
Film Modes
Not specified by manufacturer
Movie Modes
Not specified by manufacturer
Image Stabilization
Crop Factor
5-60mm (35mm film equivalent: 28-336mm)
Lens Mount
Focus Type
TTL Autofocus
Focus Range
Auto: 0.4" (1cm) - infinity (Wide), 3.3' (1m) - infinity (Tele)
Normal: 2.0" (5 cm) - infinity (Wide), 3.3' (1m) - infinity (Tele)
Macro: 0.4" - 1.6' (1- 50cm) (Wide)
Manual Focus: 0.4" (1cm) - infinity (Wide), 3.3' (1m) - infinity (Tele)
Accessory Lens/Filter Mount
Shooting Controls
Auto, ISO 80 to 1600 equivalent in P Mode
Shutter Speeds
15-1/2500 sec
Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Exposure Modes
Program AE, Manual; AE Lock, Program Shift, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift
White Balance
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Mirror Lock-Up
Burst Capability
Normal: Approx. 1.0 shots/sec (when shooting in P mode), Approx. 3.0 shots/sec (when shooting in Low Light mode)
AF: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec (when shooting in P mode), Approx. 1.0 shots/sec (when shooting in Low Light mode)
LV: Approx. 0.7 shots/sec (when shooting in P mode), Approx. 1.1 shots/sec (when shooting in Low Light mode)
Self Timer
Custom: Delay time (0 - 15 sec in one-second increments, and 20/25/30 sec) and number of shots (1 - 10 shots in one-shot increments) can be specified
Interval Recording
Not specified by manufacturer
Remote Control
Built-in Flash
Effective Flash Range
1.6 - 9.8' (Wide), 3.3 - 6.6' (Tele)
(50cm - 3.0m (Wide), 1.0cm - 2.0m (Tele)
External Flash Connection
Dedicated Flash System
Max Sync Speed
Not specified by manufacturer
Built-in Memory
Not specified by manufacturer
Memory Card Type
SD/SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card
Still Images per GB
Not specified by manufacturer
A/V Recording
Recording Formats
Video: MOV (Image data: H.264
Audio data: Linear PCM (stereo))
Video Recording
Video Resolution
Video Clip Length
Dependent on resolution and storage medium
Audio Recording
Yes--Linear PCM (Stereo)
Viewfinder Type
Viewfinder Coverage
3" TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle (approx. 230,000 pixels)
Live View
Connectivity/System Requirements
Computer: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Video Out: NTSC/PAL
Audio Out: Stereo
Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
System & Software Requirements
Windows or Mac
Operating/Storage Temperature
Not specified by manufacturer
Battery Type
AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2) or rechargeable AA-size NiMH Battery NB-3AH (x2)
Power Adapter
AC Adapter Kit ACK-800 (optional)
4.46 x 2.88 x 1.80" (113.3 x 73.2 x 45.8mm)
Approx. 9.17 oz (260g) camera body only

Camera Includes

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Digital Camera
2 x AA-Size Alkaline Battery
Wrist Strap WS-800
AV Cable AVC-DC400ST
IFC-400PCU USB Interface Cable
Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
1-Year Manufacturer's Warranty

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