would you buy a 36mp iso 25 m43 camera?

Started Jun 7, 2012 | Discussions thread
bobn2
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Re: I don't think so, but it depends.
In reply to Anders W, Jun 9, 2012

Anders W wrote:

bobn2 wrote:

Amin Sabet wrote:

Does a lower base ISO necessarily involve sacrificing high ISO performance?

It will tend to. The reason being that the read noise is proportional to the conversion gain of the pixel, which needs to be lower for a lower ISO pixel. The effect of higher read noise is more shadow noise in low light.

I guess you meant to say inversely proportional rather than proportional here.

Yes, I meant inversely proportional. Thanks for the correction.
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