New answers tagged megapixels
For my camera, it lists the true megapixel number as the same as the actual megapixel number, so I don't think we should make too much of this number. The site also lists sensor size and pixel size. You can calculate the pixel size also by dividing the sensor area by the megapixel number. If you tak the square root of this number, you get the pixel size as ...
Simply you can process a 4mp image using photoshop and upscale it to 8mp image. Then there will be duplicated pixels , but theoretically it's an 8mp image now. I believe snapsort's "true resolution" means an image's actual pixel resolution without having such duplicated pixels.
A lot of the other answers made this unnecessarily complex and talked about things irrelevant to the OP, so let me try to be clearer: Many people think that a higher megapixel camera produces sharper photos. However, for a given sensor size, there's a limit on how many megapixels of actual information can be captured. Exceeding that limit doesn't help. If ...
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