The Joy of Pixel Density

Started Jul 13, 2008 | Discussions thread
ejmartin Veteran Member • Posts: 6,274
Re: Yes

DSPographer wrote:

Shot noise will depend on quantum efficiency so the low shot noise of
the FZ50 implies that the sensor manages a good effective fill
factor. The backside illuminated sensors will have the possibility of
significant improvement in QE versus the current D-SLR.

Shot noise on the FZ50 is competitive with current CMOS DSLR's, neither significantly better nor significantly worse. The discussion was always about read noise.

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