Nikon Coolpix S640 Review

Overall Score

33

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F2.7-6.6 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 91 x 55 x 21 mm, 130g.
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Nikon Coolpix S640 Overview


First introduced in August, 2009, Nikon Coolpix S640 is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Nikon S640 comes with a 6.08 x 4.56 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.6 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix S640

Sensor resolution of Nikon S640 ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Nikon S640 has Crop Factor: 5.69

The sensor has a surface area of 27.7 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,985 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon S640


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix S640 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
1/8000s Max Shutter Speed
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
2.7 Lens at Wide
130g Light Body
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.6
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.7
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix S640 has an Overall Score of 33/100 and ranked #594 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1041 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon S640 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
28
Value for money score
51
Portability score
99
Overall score
33
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Nikon S640


Nikon Coolpix S640 weighs 130g and has external dimensions of 91 x 55 x 21mm (3.58 x 2.17 x 0.83"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Nikon S640 is 45 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon S640 is less by 7mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Nikon S640
130g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Nikon S640
21mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix S640 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix S640

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix S640 Dimensions Coolpix S640
Nikon Coolpix P340 Nikon P340 194 g 130 g 103 x 58 x 32 mm 91 x 55 x 21 mm
Fujifilm X-A1 Fujifilm X-A1 330 g 130 g 117 x 67 x 39 mm 91 x 55 x 21 mm
Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus TG-4 247 g 130 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 91 x 55 x 21 mm
Leica Q Leica Q 640 g 130 g 130 x 80 x 93 mm 91 x 55 x 21 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 130 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 91 x 55 x 21 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 130 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 91 x 55 x 21 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Panasonic LF1 192 g 130 g 103 x 62 x 28 mm 91 x 55 x 21 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 130 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 91 x 55 x 21 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix S640


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix S640
Announced August, 2009
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 2
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model EN-EL12
Physical
Weight 130 g
Physical Dimensions 91 x 55 x 21 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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