16MP sensor improvements?

Started Apr 24, 2013 | Questions thread
Aleo Veuliah
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Re: The bottom line is that you were wrong. / Agree.
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Great Bustard wrote:

Keep in mind that you will have more diffraction effects with more pixels on the same size sensor.

The 12mp sensor can be stoped down to f/11-16 without a lot of noticable diffraction.

With the 16mp sensor you are going to start seeing diffraction at f/8.

So the extra resolution is not without cost.

That is wrong.

Agree. That is a good point, and the 12 megapixel sensor is still very usable and produce good pictures.


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