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Canon PowerShot A640
5.2 out of 10

Canon PowerShot A640

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Expert Review

LetsGoDigital
21 May 2007
  • Conclusion: Canon PowerShot A640 Conclusion I think that Canon's success with its digital camera range is set to continue thanks to the excellent quality of the Canon PowerShot A640. I really liked this camera when I tried it out.
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Canon PowerShot A640 Review

What Digital Camera
8 January 2007
  • Summary: The A640 delivers a generally comparable feature set to the G7 and, while its images are noisier, they also appear sharper. I didn't expect to say this, but the A640 is the nicer camera of the two.
  • Pros: Sharp images, Vari-angle LCD, Ultra-reliable white balance and metering
  • Cons: Some fringing, No image stabilisation, Poor battery life if using with alkaline cells
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8.6

Canon PowerShot A640

Camera Labs
1 November 2006
  • Summary: Canon PowerShot A640 verdict Like many new compacts this year, the PowerShot A640 is basically an enhanced version of an earlier model. Since its predecessor was the award-winning A620 though, this is no bad thing.
  • Pros: Very high resolution images at low sensitivities, 4x optical zoom slightly longer than rivals, Large flip-out screen and optical viewfinder, Full manual controls and decent grip
  • Cons: Relatively large and heavy for a compact, Screen is low resolution for its size, No live histogram facility, Rechargeable batteries not included
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Canon Powershot A640

Tech2
1 February 2008
  • Excerpt: Canon is definitely one of the most respected names in the consumer digital camera market segment. The common belief is that you can't really go wrong with purchasing a Canon camera.
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Expert Review

Digital Camera Magazine
20 May 2007
  • Summary: As compact cameras chase ever-higher resolutions and gimmicky features, it's great to find one that concentrates on the basics instead: image quality, creative features and ease of use. Perfect for anyone who wants people to ooh and ahh over their images, rather than their camera.
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Canon PowerShot A640 review

TechRadar UK
15 March 2007
  • Summary: The A640 has some high-powered tricks up its sleeves
  • Pros: Produces crisp, sharp images Excellent Macro mode
  • Cons: Quite bulky for a compact Occasionally inaccurate AF
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Canon PowerShot A640 Review

LetsGoDigital
24 January 2013
  • Conclusion: Je zou nog kunnen discussiëren over het ontbreken van bepaalde sneltoetsen voor bijvoorbeeld ISO, maar daarmee komt het concept wel heel dicht bij zijn grote broer; de Canon PowerShot G7. Er moet een verschil merkbaar blijven en wat mij betreft stelt Canon dan ook terecht een grens.
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Expert Review

FOTOcentraal
20 April 2007
  • Conclusion: Deze PowerShot A640 schaart zich moeiteloos bij de betere camera�s voor de hobby- en semi-professionele fotograaf, zoals de grafisch vormgever en internetpublicist, de veeleisende fotohobbyist of de makelaar, die echt alle details van een huis wil vastleggen.
  • Pros: beeldkwaliteit, 10 megapixel, 4x zoom
  • Cons: geheugen, gewicht
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Overall 9
8.7
Features 9
9.0
Ease of use 9
8.5
Sharpness 10
9.5
Color and saturation 9
8.5
Brightness 10
9.5

Expert Review

FOTOcentraal
20 April 2007
  • Conclusion: Deze PowerShot A640 schaart zich moeiteloos bij de betere camera�s voor de hobby- en semi-professionele fotograaf, zoals de grafisch vormgever en internetpublicist, de veeleisende fotohobbyist of de makelaar, die echt alle details van een huis wil vastleggen.
  • Pros: beeldkwaliteit, 10 megapixel, 4x zoom
  • Cons: geheugen, gewicht
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