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Customer Reviews for PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Tell your story with style and share it with the world with the beautiful and connected PowerShot ELPH 130 IS.
Average Customer Rating:
4.286 out of 5
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5 out of 6(83%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
Review 1 for PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
Nickname: Eggdoc
Used this product for: 6 to 12 months
Expertise Level: Hobbyist/Enthusiast
Mostly used for: Travel
Canon Customer: Less than 1 year
Product replacement: Yes

No online instruction manual

Overall Rating
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Date:September 20, 2014
I was on vacation but hadn't used my camera in awhile. I hadn't deleted my previous trip's pictures, 167, and wanted to start fresh but I could only see how to delete one at a time. "There has to be a way!" I did not have my computer with the downloaded info so I went to the Canon site for my ELPH 130is: "there are no online manuals for this product", I was told! Absolutely helpless as how to refresh my usage knowledge. VERY inconvenient and frustrating. Why no online instructions, Canon?
4 of 5 people found this review helpful.
Review 2 for PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
Nickname: WVTeacher
Location: West Virginia
Used this product for: 1 to 3 months
Expertise Level: Casual User
Mostly used for: Family & Friends
Canon Customer: 1 to 5 years
Product replacement: Yes

Great Little Camera

Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Features
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Price/Value
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Quality
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Satisfaction
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Date:July 2, 2014
Pros: Good Low-Light Performance, Nice features/settings, excellent image quality, Bright LCD, Lightweight/Portable, easy to use
Cons: Complicated controls/menu
I've had this camera for about a month now. I bought the red one !!!! Really enjoying it ! Nice crisp , clear photos, the enclosed software CD is valuable - the editing software is fun and easy to use. Very easy to download photos from camera to computer. This is the first camera I've had that had such a good zoom feature, works easily ! I love the fact that it works beautifully on AUTO without having to change things, unless you really want to. But, I do have to agree with some of the comments above about the user's manual....I went through it and printed off my own cheat sheets for a few topics....Altogether, An excellent purchase for the money !
Review 3 for PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
Nickname: Duster
Used this product for: more than 1 year
Expertise Level: Professional or Expert
Mostly used for: Business
Canon Customer: more than 20 years
Product replacement: Yes

Great camera !

Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Features
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Price/Value
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Quality
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Satisfaction
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Date:June 3, 2014
Pros: good battery life, Good Low-Light Performance, Nice features/settings, excellent image quality, durable, Bright LCD, Lightweight/Portable, easy to use, my new one is red...everyone else has ugly gray.
Cons: Complicated controls/menu
Our company has 5 of the ELPH 130 IS cameras in service now for about two years and we love them. I'm writing this review because I just ordered two more. I agree that the instruction book is a mess and the "Menu" could use some simplification......but I still have to give the camera a 5 rating overall.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review 4 for PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
Nickname: bwire
Location: New York, NY
Used this product for: Less than 1 month
Expertise Level: Hobbyist/Enthusiast
Mostly used for: Family & Friends
Product replacement: Yes

Battery Charging

Overall Rating
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Features
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Performance
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Price/Value
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Quality
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Satisfaction
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Date:April 29, 2014
I never would have purchased this product if I had known that you had to remove the battery to charge it and it is recommended to have a second battery on hand already charged. So I bought a new battery (not from canon but supposedly the right size).
1) I had to remove the original battery with tweezers. I could not get it out otherwise.
2) The new battery did not fit. Maybe with a struggle at the risk of breaking something, you might have gotten it in or out. It was a smidgen too long and thicker.
3) I didn't realize in this day and age that you would not be able to charge your camera with a USB on your computer. You can't.
Lessons: check on batteries ahead of time and don't use non-canon battery products, which are significantly more expensive.
This is my third point and shoot camera. I take a lot of pix. This is the only one I have written a review on. The photos I have taken are ok but nothing special photographically.
5 of 18 people found this review helpful.
Review 5 for PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
Nickname: Becca
Location: West Texas. southern New Mexico
Used this product for: Less than 1 month
Expertise Level: Advanced Amateur
Canon Customer: Less than 1 year
Product replacement: Yes

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130is

Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Features
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Price/Value
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Quality
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Satisfaction
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Date:February 4, 2014
This is the first camera I have bought in a long time, I have to say this camera is exceptional I love to take photos with it. The WiFi option is a life saver, if your on the go and you want to share your photos on popular social networks you can! perfect starter camera and beyond! I recommend this to anyone.
Thank you
22 of 22 people found this review helpful.
Review 6 for PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
Nickname: Tumbleweed
Location: Portland, OR
Used this product for: 1 to 3 months
Expertise Level: Casual User
Mostly used for: Landscape/Nature
Canon Customer: Less than 1 year
Product replacement: No

great shirt pocket camera

Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Features
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Price/Value
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Quality
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Satisfaction
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Date:January 8, 2014
Pros: Good Low-Light Performance, Nice features/settings, excellent image quality, durable, Bright LCD, Lightweight/Portable, easy to use
Cons: Complicated controls/menu
I have the silver one. Like the size and the performance and clarity of photos.Like the varied zoom options. I gotta agree with Blacky, the instructions manual will take days to go through. There is almost too many features!
Love this camera
16 of 17 people found this review helpful.
Review 7 for PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
Nickname: Blacky
Location: Gold Beach, Or
Used this product for: Less than 1 month
Expertise Level: Hobbyist/Enthusiast
Mostly used for: Landscape/Nature
Product replacement: No

tiny jewel

Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Features
5 out of 5
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Performance
5 out of 5
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Price/Value
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Quality
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Satisfaction
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Date:November 15, 2013
Pros: Good Low-Light Performance, Nice features/settings, excellent image quality, durable, Bright LCD, Lightweight/Portable
Cons: Short battery life, Complicated controls/menu
I needed a shirt pocket camera & choice this one & glad I did. The optical image stabilization is unbelievable as I did a 3 second exposure hand held & there was NO blur! The 28 to 224 mm equivalent lens is nice range to have. The multitude of options is mind blowing, even has a fish-eye effect. My only complaint is the printed manual helps very little in the operation, You have to download the CD & then look on the computer to learn all it's features & that is NOT convenient, Canon should provide a cheat sheet as it takes a while to learn all it's functions...
142 of 144 people found this review helpful.
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