DPR's noise comparison of similar cameras with different size sensors is misleading.

Started Dec 21, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: DPR's noise comparison of similar cameras with different size sensors is misleading.
In reply to clear glass, Dec 23, 2012

clear glass wrote:

I was wondering why the images from cameras with larger sensors in the noise review often look less sharp, noisier, and less saturated than images from cameras with smaller sensors.

It's not a problem of sensor size, it because dpreview compare images with 100% pixel magnification. So images from a sensor with more pixels will be magnified more, but if you compare cameras with same pixel count you get the same magnification

FI you can compare Olympus XZ-1 with Nikon D700.

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