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Canon PowerShot A640

Canon PowerShot A640

10MP Compact Digital Camera with 4x Optical Zoom
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Best Compact Point and Shoot Digital Camera for Travel Photos Under $400 with Manual Controls
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CNET editors' review

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By Will Greenwald from
September 28, 2006
7.6 out of 10 (Very good)
“It's not great in low light, but the A640 has plenty of features photographers will love.”

Review by

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April 2007
Functionality: 9.0 out of 10, Photographic Qualities: 9.2 out of 10

Canon PowerShot A640 Digital Camera - Full Review

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By Mike Pasini from The Imaging Resource
December 21, 2006
Dave's Pick
“The Canon A640 is just an excellent all-around digital camera, an easy choice as a Dave's Pick, and we'll go further and give it our heartiest recommendation as a great all-around performer for almost anyone.”

Canon PowerShot A640 Review

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By Simon Joinson from Digital Photography Review
December 2006
Highly Recommended
“It's an ideal 'first camera' for anyone wanting to learn the craft of photography - it's a very reliable 'point and shoot' that can grow with you as your experience and ability develops.”

Canon PowerShot A640 - User Review

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Steve's Digicams
September 29, 2006
“These models continue to be some of our favorites in this class, offering style, versatility, excellent image quality, speedy performance, and a wealth of exposure modes, all in a rugged metal/plastic shell.”

DCRP Review: Canon PowerShot A630/A640

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By Jeff Keller from Digital Camera Resource Page
October 24, 2006
“The Canon PowerShot A630 and A640 are two very capable digital cameras that are suitable to beginners and advanced users alike. They offer far more than most cameras in this price range, which is why they earn my enthusiastic recommendation.”

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