Sensor sizes

Started Jul 21, 2014 | Questions thread
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jimbrobb Contributing Member • Posts: 540
Sensor sizes

Hi,

Looking at the new Panasonic fz1000 and the sensor is described as 1".

Is that 1 inch?

Where do they get this from as it's about 13 by 7 mm. Making the diagonal about 15mm.

Also, why is the four thirds cameras described as such.

Jim

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