Ilse Jurriën : August 4th 2009 - 06:00 CET
Nikon Coolpix S640
Nikon Coolpix S640 digital camera : As the fastest Nikon digital camera in the Coolpix range, the Nikon Coolpix S640 is ultra quick and easy to use, ensuring you never miss the moment you wanted to capture. With the fastest start up time in the compact camera industry, the Nikon Coolpix S640 also offers Autofocus as fast as a DSLR camera helping users take sharp, clean images at speed. Whilst other compact cameras take longer to focus, the Nikon S640 ensures images are taken almost instantaneously, so you capture what you see. With a sleek design and a choice of black, silver or white, the Nikon Coolpix S640 offers style and performance.|
Nikon Coolpix S640 digital camera features
In addition, you are able to produce crisp images even in low light conditions, without having to use a flash using the ISO 6400 capability. With 12 megapixels, a wide angle 5x zoom Nikkor lens and a 2.7 inch LCD, this Nikon Coolpix camera is responsive and reliable as well as featuring unmatched speed in the compact camera market.
VR image stabilization on the Nikon S640
Nikon's optical lens shift VR image stabilization compensates for the effects of camera shake. High ISO 6400 capability at any image size up to its maximum of 4000 x 3000 pixels allows faster shutter speeds when shooting in low light or capturing fast-moving subjects.
Nikon Coolpix S640 offers Best Shot Selector function
Motion Detection automatically controls shutter speed and the ISO setting to compensate for subject movement as well as camera shake. And, Nikon’s original BSS (Best Shot Selector) function automatically shoots a series of sequential frames and saves the one with the sharpest focus.
Nikon Coolpix S640 features a 2.7" Clear Color display
The high-quality 2.7-in. Clear Color display for the Nikon Coolpix S640 features an ultra wide-viewing angle, anti-reflection coating, antifouling and water repellent layer, and screen brightness boost function. Automatic color correction and contrast adjustment at playback optimize image quality to match the viewing conditions, while also maximizing power savings. The monitor’s new structure greatly reduces reflection and improves visibility outdoors.
Nikon S640 equipped with Smart Portrait system
As part of Nikon's Smart Portrait System, a series of advanced functions help produce consistently great portraits. The new Skin Softening function automatically detects and analyzes your subject's skin and then adjusts smoothness for enhanced results. Automatically detecting as many as 12 faces in the shot, Face-priority AF helps produce satisfying portraits by adjusting focus and exposure
Smile Timer on the Nikon Coolpix S640 digital camera
Smile Timer automatically releases the shutter when the priority subject smiles while the Blink Proof function automatically shoots two sequential frames and saves the one in which the subject’s eyes are wide open. In-Camera Red-Eye Fix automatically corrects any perceived red-eye effect before saving the image to memory.
Nikon Coolpix S640 camera offers Subject Tracking
Subject tracking with its new auto lock-on capability automatically detects a human face and then continues to track and focus on that subject. Particularly useful when capturing children as they move naturally, Subject Tracking even functions if the subject moves out of the frame and returns within three seconds.
Nikon S640 features Quick Retouch function
Quick Retouch adds the right finishing touch to your photos by automatically creating a retouched copy with the best balance of contrast and saturation.
Nikon Coolpix S640 features
• Macro shooting from as close as 2 cm (0.8 in.)
• 16 handy scene modes for optimized shooting in various settings
• Scene Auto Selector
• Active Zoom
• Auto Sort function
• Two movie modes with sound
• Time zone function for easy setting of multiple locations
• Approx. 45 MB of internal memory
• Hi-Speed USB connectivity with USB charging via Charging AC Adapter EH-68P/EH-68P (AR)
Nikon Coolpix S640 review
As soon as we receive a Nikon Coolpix S640 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Nikon Coolpix S640 review.