Nikon Coolpix S640 reviews and prices: Compact camera

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This digital camera is a good all rounder.

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9.0 out of 10 based on 7 reviews.
Nikon Coolpix S640: 12.2 MP (Megapixels), 5x optical zoom, SD Card storage, Optical Image Stabiliser image stabiliser digital Compact camera. See full product description

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Heather, Glasgow Point & shoot

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Compact size. Quick at processing images. Good battery life. Good quality of pictures.
Bad points:
Wide angle lens could be wider. Set up for different environments is tedious.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 8.0
Features 7.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 14 Nov 2009

Hilary, Stirlingshire Keen amateur

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Small, light and very fast and produces excellent images.
Bad points:
Cable connection point cover could be more robust. Images at full zoom not as sharp as could be.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 7.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 10 Dec 2009

Confirmed purchaser Point & shoot

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Great pictures easy to use. Good image stabilisation - no more blury photos!
Bad points:
getting to the usb conector and plugging in to hook up to the PC is a bit fiddly.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 08 Dec 2009

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Product Features

Camera Type Compact
Optical zoom ratio 5
Screen size (Inches) 2.7
Digital zoom ratio 4
Type of image stabiliser Optical Image Stabiliser
Touchscreen No
3D No
Media format SD Card
Media format SDXC Card
Media format SDHC Card
PictBridge No
Weight (g) 110
Flash Yes
WiFi No
Viewfinder LCD Monitor
RAW Format No
GPS Receiver No
In-built memory (Megabytes) 45
Release date 2009-09-29
Height in mm 55
Width in mm 91
Depth in mm 20.5
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Bluetooth No
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 140
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 28

Also known as: Coolpix S640, Nikon Nikon Coolpix S640

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Manufacturer's Description

TOKYO — Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the introduction of the COOLPIX S640. With an ultra-fast autofocus system, a variety of automated shooting functions, and a 12.2 megapixel resolution combined with the quality optics of a precision 5x zoom NIKKOR lens with 28mm wide-angle coverage, the COOLPIX S640 enables photographers to securely capture every moment.

Performance features include ultra-fast autofocus, the fastest start-up time in its class* of a mere 0.7 seconds and a short shutter-release time lag. This level of performance makes it easier to capture once-in-a-lifetime expressions with just the right timing.

The COOLPIX S640 also features a custom-optimized auto white balance system based on D-SLR technologies, producing beautiful pictures that benefit from more natural color adjustments.

Optical lens shift VR images stabilization combines with high sensitivity to achieve sharper and cleaner photos in a wider variety of unsteady or low-light situations. The COOLPIX S640 can shoot at any image size up to its maximum of 4000 × 3000 pixels with light sensitivity settings of as high as ISO 6400. And Fixed range auto allows you to limit sensitivity from ISO 100 to 400 or 800 for effective control over image quality.

The COOLPIX S640 is equipped with Nikon’s new Clear Color Display technology, greatly reducing reflection and improving visibility, even outdoors in the sun. Complementing its attractive aluminum finish, the COOLPIX S640 will be available in a choice of Champagne Silver, Calm Black, Pearl White, Precious Pink or Velour Red body colors. (Color name and color availability may vary according to region.)

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