Nikon CoolPix S640 - Test Shots – Detail and lens performance

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”A range of general test shots are shown over the next two pages. In some cases, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it to show the overall image quality. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image. ”


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Here’s the usual detail test shot of the West Window of Exeter Cathedral, for you to compare with other cameras. See below for a full res crop, or click to see the whole picture. Downloadable file size is approximately 4.7MB.


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The level of fine detail isn’t as good as one might expect from a 12MP camera, thanks partially to image compression.


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The lens produces a little wide angle barrel distoirtion, but it’s not too severe.


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Centre sharpness is pretty good.


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Corner sharpness is also very good, but there is a little bit of purple fringing.


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