Do some people not realize the X10 is a point and shoot ??

Started Oct 31, 2011 | Discussions thread
Humboldt Jim
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Re: Do some people not realize the X10 is a point and shoot ?? Math?
In reply to millsart, Oct 31, 2011

You may define categories any way that you think proves your point. However, you are wrong with regard to relative sensor sizes. Any way you compare 2/3 to 1.1/7, 2/3 is not "only about 10% larger."

A 2/3 sensor compared to a 1/1.7 has 34% more area and a 15.7% longer diagonal. Each of these measurements apply to different photographic attributes.

Add a lens that is 2 to 3x faster than many typical P & S compacts and you have low light capability that goes well beyond even your trivialized differences in sensor size.

HJ

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