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Digital IXUS 130
Announced early in February 2010, the IXUS 130 is the new top of the range Canon IXUS in pink. Reasonably priced 14 Megapixel Compact Digital Cameras have arrived…
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Sample Photos from a Canon IXUS 130
|See sample pictures from the Canon Digital IXUS 130 at Canon.co.uk.|
Our opinion of the Pink IXUS 130
The release of the Canon IXUS 130 sets a new benchmark for the next generation of cameras – 14 megapixels. With such a high resolution prints of up to A3 (297mm x 420mm) or even larger will look great.
Personally, we prefer the more subtle pastel shades of the baby-pink digital cameras to the bold bright tone of the IXUS 130 but for some it is a better colour. We assume this is why Canon have in their latest models gone for one of each.(see also the pink IXUS 105)
Technically speaking, Canon have really raised the bar, and other players in the girls pink camera market will be playing catch up over the coming months.
The price however is not for the light-hearted (or faint-hearted) – the RRP of just under £300 rules this model out for many. A comparison of this model against sub £200 models makes the difference clear.
The Pink IXUS 130 is top of the range, and rightly so looks very very good. Once it is discounted down below the £240 mark – snap one up.
Pink IXUS 130 Features & Specification
|Digital Zoom||Approximately 4x with Digital Tele-Converter between about 1.7x and 2.1x and Safety Zoom. When combined with optical zoom approximately 16x|
|Optical Image Stabilizer||Yes (Lens-Shift Type)|
|Shooting Modes||Auto*, P, Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Smart Shutter(Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Low Light(3.5MP), Color Accent, Color Swap, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist, Movie.
*with Scene Detection and Motion Detection Technologies
|Photo Colour Effects||My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)|
|Lens Focal Length||5.0mm to 20.0 mm (35mm equivalent: 28mm to 112mm)|
|Apeture||f/2.8 – f/5.9|
|Image Processor||DIGIC 4 with iSAPS technology|
|Face Detection||9 Point Face Detection|
|Digital Red Eye Reduction||Yes|
|File Format||Photo: JPEG, Video: MOV (H.264 & Linear PCM)|
|Still Image Scene Modes|| Auto*, P, Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Smart Shutter(Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Low Light(3.5 megapixel), Color Accent, Color Swap, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist.
*Auto mode features Scene Detection and Motion Detection Technologies
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Approx. 0.7 shots per second, can keep going until the memory card is full|
|Still Picture Recording||(L) 4320 x 3240 pixels, (M1) 3456 x 2592 pixels, (M2) 2592 x 1944 pixels, (M3) 1600 x 1200 pixels, (S) 640 x 480 pixels, (W) 4320 x 2432 pixels.|
|Video Recording||Size: (HD) 1280 x 720 pixels, (L) 640 x 480 pixels, (M)320 x 240 pixels|
Length: (HD) Up to 4GB or 10 minutes (L and M) Up to 4GB or 1 hour
Frame rate: 30fps
|Video Recording with Sound||Yes|
|ISO Sensitivity||Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600|
|Lighting Modes (White Balance)||Auto (includes Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom|
|Self Timer||10 seconds, 2 seconds or Custom|
|Zoom Photos during Playback Mode||2x to 10x|
|Playback Video (with Sound)||Yes (Yes)|
|Delete Image on Camera||Yes|
|LCD Monitor||2.7″ (6.9cm) PureColor II G LCD TFT (230K dots)
Adjustable brightness level
|Built-in-Flash||Auto, Manual Flash On & Off, Slow Synchro, Face Detection FE, Smart Flash Exposure
Slow Sync Speed: Yes, fastest speed is 1/1500 sec
Range: 30cm to 4m (Wide) / 50cm to 2m (Tele)
Red-eye Reduction: Yes
Recharge Time: Around 4 seconds
External Flash: Canon High Power Flash HF-DC1
|Recording Media||External memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC, MMCplus, HC MMCplus|
|Interface||Data: Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) dedicated connector (Mini-B compatible)
Audio/Video: HDMI Mini Connector. A/V output (PAL/NTSC)
DC Power Input Connector: Yes
|Battery||Type: Rechargeable Li-ion battery: NB-4L (Battery & Charger Included)
Life: About 230 still images, or 6 hours playback
(no PC needed)
|Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge (ID Photo Print, Fixed Size Print and Movie Print supported on SELPHY CP & ES printers only)
|Included Software||ZoomBrowser EX, ImageBrowser, PhotoStitch
Supported on Windows 7, Vista SP1+, XP SP2+
Mac OS X v10.4 to 10.6
(W x H x D)
|92.2 mm x 56.1mm x 17.8 mm|
|Weight||Approximately 133g including Battery and SD Memory Card installed|
Canon has announced the launch of the latest additions to its range of pink IXUS cameras – the IXUS 130 and the IXUS 105. Both models are expected to be in stores around March 2010.
Both the IXUS 105 and 130 share some common components – notably the lens and LCD display and both look quite alike in design. Noticeable is how much curvier things have got since any other IXUS we can remember, even back to the APS days of the mid nineties.
Pink IXUS 130
The IXUS 130, due to be available in pink and three other colours, offers a whopping 14.1 megapixel with a 4x optical zoom and a whole host of features to really make you drool. The ultra-slim metal case (also the slimmest IXUS ever) houses a huge 2.7-inch LCD display. Other pink IXUS 105 features include:-
- 14.1 MP
- 28mm wide, 4x zoom. Optical IS
- 6.9 cm (2.7”) PureColor II G LCD
- Smart Auto, Face Detection. Hints & Tips
- HD movies. HDMI
- Smart Shutter
- Smart Flash Exposure, i-Contrast
- DIGIC 4 & Servo AF/AE
- Creative shooting modes
Price comparison will be available shortly. Price expected to be around £279
Pink IXUS 105
In the same announcement, the new pink IXUS 105 also made it’s very first outing. Also available in a choice of several colours in addition to pink, the 105 will be 12.1 megapixel with a 4x Optical Zoom. No HD video either, but of course SD video is there. The pink Canon IXUS 105 will launch in March and is expected to go for £189.
- 12.1 Megapixel IXUS with compact metal body in four colour options
- Genuine Canon 28mm wide-angle 4x zoom lens with optical Image Stabilizer
- 6.8cm (2.7”) PureColor LCD II
- Smart Auto with Smart Flash Exposure and Scene Detection Technology for great looking photos in all situations
- Face Detection, FaceSelf-Timer and Auto Red-Eye Correction
- Combats blur with ISO Auto, Motion Detection Technology and IS
- i-Contrast helps retain shadow and highlight detail
- DIGIC 4 processing for ultra-fast response and high image quality
- Range of shooting modes including Low Light
- Smooth, 30fps VGA movies with Long Play for greater recording times
Price comparison will be available shortly.
Whether the launch of these new models will sound the ‘last orders’ bell for the IXUS 95 and IXUS 110 we cannot be sure. We suspect that in time these models, both still selling well but both now over a year old, will be phased out.
|Uncompromising style and great value are fused in the Digital IXUS 95 IS. Ease of use is assured by Smart Auto mode, which uses Scene Detection to intelligently optimise settings for better pictures.
|Read Reviews for the Canon Digital IXUS 95 IS|
The pink A1100 IS pink digital camera is packed with features and looks great. The amazing 12 megapixel resolution means that every shot is crisper than crisp, and can be printed at any size – even up to poster size. Also equipped with a great 4x optical zoom, the A1100 IS is perfect for taking close-ups, even from further away.
Utilising the built in intelligent Scene Detection Technology the Canon A1100 determines all the right settings for every shot, from brightness and contrast, to distance and overall hue. The correct scene mode is then automatically chosen to ensure optimal shots.
Additional features such as face and motion detection and superb video mode make this one of the best pink digital cameras on the market right now, and at a price that is great value for money.
Continuing in the tradition of Canon Ixus cameras leading the way in style, the IXUS 95 IS pink digital camera also has Smart Auto Mode, utilising Scene Detection which identifies the best settings required.
With its compact design, the pink IXUS 95 easily fits into your pocket or purse, so you really can take it everywhere with you.
The 10 mega-pixel resolution means that prints can be enlarged easily up to A3 size. The only possible negative we can think of is the optical zoom – only 3x, but this is maybe only a small price to pay for it being to small.
Like its close relative, the IXUS 95 IS, the more curvaceous Canon IXUS 110 IS is really great value for money, offering a lot in a small package.
Where the pink IXUS 110 IS surpasses the 95 is by offering a 4x digital zoom for making even closer close-ups from its 12.1 mega-pixel resolution.
If you want to make movies, the 110 IS is perfect, as it’s capable of 16:9 High Definition movies (1280 x 720), and has an HDMI output for connecting directly to your HDTV.
IXUS 110 IS Specification
- Product Description: Canon Ixus 110 IS
- Product Type: Pink Digital Camera – compact
- Sensor Resolution: 12.1 Megapixel
- Maximum Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 pixels
- Image Stabiliser: Optical
- Optical Zoom: 4x
- Digital Zoom: 4x
- Movie Mode: Yes
- HD Compatible: Widescreen HD movies (720p)
- Audio Recording: Yes
- Face Detection Technology: Yes
- Face Self-Timer: Yes
- Auto Red-Eye Correction: Yes
- Blink Detection: Yes
- Shooting Modes: Auto, P, Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Sunset, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Beach, Underwater, Aquarium, Foliage, Snow, ISO 3200, Digital Macro, Color Accent, Color Swap, Stitch Assist, Movie
- Photo Effects: My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)
- Focal Length (35mm equiv) for Digital Compact Cameras/Lenses: 28-112mm
- Dimensions (WxHxD): 97.9 x 54.1 x 22.1mm
- Weight (g): 145g
- Macro: 2cm
- Storage for Digital Compacts: MultiMedia , SD Card, SDHC
- Connection Type: USB 2.0
- LCD Monitor: Wide-aspect 2.8” PureColor LCD II
- Optical Viewfinder: No
- Electronic Viewfinder (EVF): Yes
- Battery Type: Li-ion NB-4L
- Battery Life: Approx. 210 shots, Approx. 300 min. playback
- Charger Included: Yes
- AC Adapter Fitting: Canon ACK-DC10 (Not Supplied)
- CCD Size: 1/2.3 inch
- Exposure Compensation: Yes
- Video Out: HD Component, PAL, NTSC
- Built-in Flash: Yes
- Flashgun compatibility: HF-DC1
- Colour: Pink
What we liked
- Curvy design
- Feels well made
- Battery Life
- Endless easy to use features
What We Didn’t Like
- Slightly slippery in the hand – make sure to use the hand-strap