Excerpt: The Canon PowerShot Elph 130 IS has an 8x optical zoom lens, a 16-megapixel CCD sensor and built-in Wi-Fi. It takes images of very good overall quality but has slow shooting speeds. High-definition video recording is also limited to only 720p resolution.
Pros: Sturdy, metal body, 8x zoom, Built-in Wi-Fi, Above average image quality
Conclusion: When it comes to a simple point-and-shoot camera, it doesn’t get any more basic than the 130 IS. What you get for the slight premium is some style, an 8x optical zoom, and Wi-Fi. The 130 IS is ideal for people who want a small pocketable camera that’s easy to use; we can see this as an attractive option for young kids who want a connected camera or older adults who don’t want to fuss with technology.
Excerpt: Canon's Digital ELHPs have been popular for years, and for 2013, Canon continues to add to this legendary line of compact, yet capable point-n-shoot cameras. Their latest entry is the PowerShot ELPH 130 IS, a petite camera that is loaded with appealing features for a camera of this size and price.