More MPs does NOT = More Noise

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More MPs does NOT = More Noise
Apr 3, 2012

Can we please put this misconception to rest? It doesn't help that sites like this one continually perpetuate the myth, and I'm not speaking solely about forum members; I'm talking about the site itself and its 'reviews', etc.

http://cyberphotographer.com/megapixelmyth/

When comparing the performance of a 12MP sensor to a 36MP sensor, the 12MP file needs to be up-rezzed to 36MP. Funny what happens when you do that!
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