With the S640, Nikon has raised the bar for this type of camera. The additional of a speedy auto-focus and improved image stabilization means better pictures for the average photographer. The ease of use, Smart Portrait mode, and good battery life add to the enjoyment of using the camera.
A good wide angle lens, adequate megapixels, and good zoom combine to make the Coolpix S640 a camera that does a good job across the board. It’s a camera that you can use indoors or outdoors and can take from birthday party to soccer game and be sure of always producing good solid photographs.
We set out to find out if the Nikon Coolpix S640 was a winner and we were pleasantly surprised to find that it was not just a winner, but an all-around winner.
- Good Smart Portrait mode
- Good battery life
- Good lens capability
- Strong & durable
- Easy to use
- Excellent image stabilization
- Tripod mount in good location
- No optical viewfinder
- Weak flash
- Movies only average