Yikes! The rumored Nikon D800.

Started Oct 5, 2011 | Discussions thread
RedFox88 Forum Pro • Posts: 28,976
Re: Doesn't that out-resolve many lenses?

Dylthedog wrote:

RedFox88 wrote:

Dylthedog wrote:

Great Bustard wrote:

The rumor is a 4FPS camera with a 36MP Sony Exmor FX sensor using the D7000 pixel design. I hope Canon will compete well with the 5D3, 'cause I can't afford to switch, I like my lenses, and that sensor is pretty much exactly what the doctor ordered (along with Nikon's famous AF).

That's quite a jump in MP - won't that stretch the glass in use whether it's the (rumoured) Nikon or a new Canon?

About 2 or 3 years ago Canon produced a prototype 52 MP aps-h b+w image sensor and Summer 2010 they made a press release about a 120 MP aps-h sensor. 'nuff said.

Just because they can make that kind of sensor doesn't mean they have a lens that out-resolves it.

They would not be making products if they were not usable. The 52 MP aps-h sensor had a 100% crop of a test chart and the details were sharp and clear.

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