Higher resolution for a given format = less noise. So why cry about "too many megapixels"?

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Higher resolution for a given format = less noise. So why cry about "too many megapixels"?
10 months ago

http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/More-pixels-offset-noise

If it's really that big of a deal, just downsample. But it seems pretty stupid to choose to throw away resolution/detail for... I don't know what.

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