The Megapixel Myth

What is the Megapixel Myth?

It’s the notion that more pixels will always get you a better quality image.

More pixels often mean smaller pixels, which are noisy in low-light situations.

More important are sensor size, ISO sensitivity, and the quality of the optical components lens.  These factors are often overlooked.

It’s a misconception designed for the purpose of marketing.

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  • Anonymous

    It’s sad, really. People paying an extra 200 bucks for 14 megapixels and terrible lens, sensor, and OS, whilst I buy a 180 dollar camera with a wonderful lens, etc. and take better pictures, all the while they claim their camera is so much better… Lol

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