Canon PowerShot A640

Announced Aug 24, 2006 •
10 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 35 – 140 mm (4×)
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Product description
Announced Aug 24, 2006

At Photokina 2006, Canon launched successors to the popular A610 and A620 PowerShots. Both cameras featured 2.5-inch vari-angle LCD screens, 4x optical zooms, Digic II processors and higher megapixel sensors; 10 megapixels for the A640 and 8.0 megapixels for the A630. Both the new cameras also offered a maximum ISO 800 sensitivity setting and a new 'Safety Zoom' feature.

Product timeline
Review, Dec 19, 2006
News story, Aug 24, 2006
Quick specs
Body type Compact
Max resolution 3648 x 2736
Effective pixels 10 megapixels
Sensor size 1/1.8" (7.144 x 5.358 mm)
Sensor type CCD
ISO Auto, 80 ,100, 200, 400, 800
Focal length (equiv.) 35–140 mm
Optical zoom 4×
Screen size 2.5
Screen dots 115,000
Min shutter speed 15 sec
Max shutter speed 1/2500 sec
Storage types SD/MMC card
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries) 315 g (0.69 lb / 11.11 oz)
Dimensions 109 x 66 x 49 mm (4.29 x 2.6 x 1.93)

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