how come compact cameras offer large aperture?

Started Mar 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
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mobi1
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how come compact cameras offer large aperture?

I have noticed that many point and shot compact cameras offer aperture like F/2.8 or even better. But most kit lenses in DSLR offer at most F/3.5. Why its that?

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