Question: How sensor size affects camera size?

Started Aug 8, 2010 | Discussions thread
sacundim
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Re: Question: How sensor size affects camera size?
In reply to trekkeruss, Aug 10, 2010

trekkeruss wrote:

I should say that it's not quite so much a reduction in lens size, but like a M4/3 camera, the lens can sit much closer to the sensor.

It's both, actually. The fact that the lens can sit so much closer to the sensor makes it possible to design smaller wide-angle lenses.

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