Canon ELPH 180 vs Fujifilm XP130

Portability
96
Imaging
48
Features
24
Overall
38
Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 front
 
Fujifilm FinePix XP130 front
Portability
91
Imaging
44
Features
48
Overall
45

Canon ELPH 180 vs Fujifilm XP130 Key Specs

Canon ELPH 180
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-224mm (F3.2-6.9) lens
  • 126g - 95 x 54 x 22mm
  • Introduced January 2016
Fujifilm XP130
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200 (Push to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-4.9) lens
  • 207g - 110 x 71 x 28mm
  • Launched January 2018
  • Previous Model is Fujifilm XP120
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Canon ELPH 180 vs Fujifilm XP130 Overview

Let's take a deeper look at the Canon ELPH 180 vs Fujifilm XP130, one is a Ultracompact and the other is a Waterproof by manufacturers Canon and FujiFilm. There exists a significant gap between the resolutions of the ELPH 180 (20MP) and XP130 (16MP) but both cameras boast the same sensor measurements (1/2.3").

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The ELPH 180 was announced 3 years before the XP130 which is quite a sizable gap as far as technology is concerned. Both of these cameras have the same body design (Ultracompact).

Before getting right into a comprehensive comparison, here is a concise overview of how the ELPH 180 grades against the XP130 for portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Canon ELPH 180 over the Fujifilm XP130

 ELPH 180 XP130 

Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP130 over the Canon ELPH 180

 XP130 ELPH 180 
LaunchedJanuary 2018January 2016Newer by 25 months
Manual focus Very precise focus
Display dimensions3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution920k230kCrisper display (+690k dot)

Common features in the Canon ELPH 180 and Fujifilm XP130

 ELPH 180 XP130 
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Neither offers selfie screen
Touch friendly display Neither offers Touch friendly display

Canon ELPH 180 vs Fujifilm XP130 Physical Comparison

When you are going to travel with your camera frequently, you will have to consider its weight and dimensions. The Canon ELPH 180 offers physical dimensions of 95mm x 54mm x 22mm (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.9") with a weight of 126 grams (0.28 lbs) and the Fujifilm XP130 has dimensions of 110mm x 71mm x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") having a weight of 207 grams (0.46 lbs).

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Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary depending on the lens you choose at that moment. Here is a front view measurements comparison of the ELPH 180 and the XP130.

Canon ELPH 180 vs Fujifilm XP130 size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the ELPH 180 and XP130 is 96 and 91 respectively.

Canon ELPH 180 vs Fujifilm XP130 top view buttons comparison

Canon ELPH 180 vs Fujifilm XP130 Sensor Comparison

Typically, its difficult to visualize the difference between sensor dimensions simply by reviewing a spec sheet. The pic underneath will help offer you a far better sense of the sensor dimensions in the ELPH 180 and XP130.

Clearly, both cameras have the same sensor dimensions but different resolution. You should anticipate the Canon ELPH 180 to deliver extra detail with its extra 4 Megapixels. Greater resolution will help you crop images a bit more aggressively. The more aged ELPH 180 is going to be disadvantaged with regard to sensor innovation.

Canon ELPH 180 vs Fujifilm XP130 sensor size comparison

Canon ELPH 180 vs Fujifilm XP130 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon ELPH 180 vs Fujifilm XP130 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon ELPH 180 Portrait photography information
Fujifilm XP130 Portrait photography information
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good megapixels (20 megapixels)
provides face detection focusing
focusing manually not possible
no manual control
can't use external flash
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
43
focusing manually
MP count good (16 megapixels)
provides face detection focusing
manual mode not available
can't use external flash
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon ELPH 180 Street photography details
Fujifilm XP130 Street photography details
60
built in image stabilization (Optical)
fixed screen
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
62
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather sealing
no moving screen
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
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Sports Comparison

Canon ELPH 180 Sports photography details
Fujifilm XP130 Sports photography details
40
built in image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (20 megapixels)
very slow continuous shooting (0.8 frames/s)
no shutter priority mode
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no phase detect AF
47
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
MP count good (16 megapixels)
provides tracking autofocus
weather sealing
no shutter priority
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
terrible battery pack (240 per charge)
lack of phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Canon ELPH 180 as a Travel photography camera
Fujifilm XP130 as a Travel photography camera
68
good megapixels (20MP)
has built in flash
relatively wide (28mm)
does not have Timelapse mode
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
70
weather sealing
has bluetooth
MP count good (16MP)
flash built-in
quite wide (28mm)
terrible battery pack (240 shots)
display isn't selfie friendly
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Canon ELPH 180
Landscape photography with Fujifilm XP130
42
relatively wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (20MP)
focusing manually not possible
cannot swap lens (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
screen is small (2.7 inch)
no manual control
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
does not have Timelapse mode
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focusing manually
quite wide (28mm)
good sized screen (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
MP count good (16 megapixels)
weather sealing
cannot swap lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
manual mode not available
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
terrible battery pack (240 CIPA)
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Canon ELPH 180
Vlogging with Fujifilm XP130
32
relatively wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
provides face detection focusing
slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
low quality video (1280 x 720 resolution)
does not have external microphone jack
34
quite wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
provides face detection focusing
high video quality (1920 x 1080 pxls)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
display isn't selfie friendly
does not have external mic port
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Canon ELPH 180 vs Fujifilm XP130 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon ELPH 180 and Fujifilm XP130
 Canon PowerShot ELPH 180Fujifilm FinePix XP130
General Information
Brand Name Canon FujiFilm
Model Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 Fujifilm FinePix XP130
Type Ultracompact Waterproof
Introduced 2016-01-05 2018-01-24
Body design Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Powered by DIGIC 4+ -
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 20MP 16MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 5152 x 3864 4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO 1600 3200
Highest enhanced ISO - 6400
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW support
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
AF continuous
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-224mm (8.0x) 28-140mm (5.0x)
Maximum aperture f/3.2-6.9 f/3.9-4.9
Macro focus range 1cm 9cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Range of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display diagonal 2.7" 3"
Display resolution 230 thousand dot 920 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Min shutter speed 15 seconds 4 seconds
Max shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shutter speed 0.8 frames/s 10.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 3.00 m (at Auto ISO) 4.40 m (at Auto ISO)
Flash settings Auto, on, slow synchro, off Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 (25p), 640 x 480 (30p) 1920 x 1080 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Highest video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 H.264
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) YesUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 126 grams (0.28 lb) 207 grams (0.46 lb)
Physical dimensions 95 x 54 x 22mm (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.9") 110 x 71 x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 220 pictures 240 pictures
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model NB-11LH -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom) Yes (2 or 10 secs, group shot)
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC card Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage slots Single Single
Price at release $119 $171