Canon PowerShot A640 reviews and prices: Compact camera

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This digital camera is a good all rounder.

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9.1 out of 10 based on 50 reviews.
Canon PowerShot A640: 10.4 MP (Megapixels), 4x optical zoom, SD Card storage, No image stabiliser digital Compact camera. See full product description

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Most helpful reviews

Patrick, Rugby

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Photo quality.Ease of use. Battery life.
Bad points:
A bit bulky for a point and shoot.(Minor bad point)
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 8.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 27 Jul 2007

Andrew, Whitley Bay

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Very easy to use and the quality of the images can make a very amateur photographer (me) look good.
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 24 Jul 2007

Nigel, Loughborough

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Stylish little camera with very good build quality and a cracking lens
Bad points:
image noise in clear blue skies (to many megapixels on the sensor), a 6 to 7 megapixel sensor would have been more sensible.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 8.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 23 Jul 2007

BRIAN, BRIXHAM, SOUTH DEVON

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
The camera is one of the best I have bought, the picture quility is very good and the zoom is perfect,it also has most features for all types of conditions you are likely to come across, yes there are better cameras about but for the price this one is fine for me.
Bad points:
There are no bad points, if the camera does what you expect of it, there can't be any !
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 22 Jul 2007

Carole, St. Austell

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Good size view panel on back. excellent zoom. easy to hold.
Bad points:
there are a lot of features that need to be studied at length to get the hang of.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 21 Jul 2007

Lynnette, London

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Lots of different features
Bad points:
bit bulky
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 6.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 20 Jul 2007

SAmantha, Swindon

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Looks good, easy to use, great picture quality.
Bad points:
A bit heavy.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Aug 2007

Product Features

Camera Type Compact
Resolution (Pixels) 3648x2736
Optical zoom ratio 4
Screen size (Inches) 2.5
Digital zoom ratio 4
Type of image stabiliser No
Touchscreen No
3D No
Colour Black
Media format MMC Card
Media format SDHC Card
Media format SD Card
Memory card slot Yes
PictBridge Yes
Macro Mode Yes
Video recorder Yes
Manual Focus No
Timer Yes
Weight (g) 245
Flash Yes
WiFi No
Shortest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/2500
Longest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/15
Waterproof No
USB port Yes
Dimensions (mm) 66x109.4x49.1
RAW Format No
GPS Receiver No
Max. Aperture Lens 1 f2.8-4.1
In-built memory (Megabytes) 32
Release date 2006-09-18
Height in mm 6.6
Width in mm 109.4
Depth in mm 4.9
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Bluetooth No
Battery Model AA, LR6, MN1500, KAA, LR6/M,AM-3, 4006, MIGNON/AM3
Zoom Type Optical + Digital
Autofocus Yes
Range Finder Type Optical/Electronic Viewfinder + LCD
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 140
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 35

Also known as: Powershot A640, Canon PSA640

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Manufacturer's Description

The PowerShot A640 bursts with creative options. Use its 10.0 Megapixels to shoot poster size prints with fine detail. Discover new possibilities with the vari-angle LCD and optional accessories.


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