Nikon CoolPix S640 Review

Review posted 11/12/2009

Nikon's CoolPix S640 is all about speed. Nikon claims that it has the fastest start-up time for cameras with a 5x optical zoom and image stabilization. It also features an ultra fast auto-focus system, making it easier to capture all the candid moments that life throws at you. Also included on the ultra-compact S640 is a 12.2 Megapixel imaging sensor, Nikon's 4-way VR Image Stabilization, Smart Portrait System, Auto Scene Selection, 640x480 movie mode and in-camera Quick Retouch features.

Nikon CoolPix S640 Key Featues:
  • 12.2-Megapixel, 1/2.33-inch CCD imaging sensor
  • 7/10 of a second Camera Start-Up time
  • 5x optical Nikkor lens: 35mm equivalent of 28-140mm, f/2.7-f5.4
  • 4-Way VR Image Stabilization
    • Optical VR Image Stabilization (Lens Shift)
    • Motion Detection
    • High ISO (up to 6400)
    • BSS (Best Shot Selector)
  • Smart Portrait System
    • Skin Softening
    • In-Camera Red-Eye Fix
    • Face-Priority AF
    • Smile Timer, Blink Proof and Blink Warning
    • D-Lighting
  • 2.7-inch, 230,000 dot LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5 levels of brightness
  • Auto Scene Selection
  • 16 Scene Modes
  • ISO 100-6400
  • Contrast Detect AF
  • Focus Area: Face Priority, Auto (9-area), Center, Manual (99-area)
  • 640x480 Movie recording with sound
  • Metering: 224-segment matrix, center-weighted
  • Shutter Speed: 1/1500-8 seconds
  • TTL Auto Flash with monitor preflashes
  • Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery
  • Body is less than 1-inch Thick

Inside the Box:
  • CoolPix S640 Camera
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • A/V Cable
  • Strap
  • Software CD

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