This article should be read by everybody

Started Dec 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
Nordstjernen Veteran Member • Posts: 6,876
The only problem is that ... not correct

Slideshow Bob wrote:

… with the highest resolution sensor again producing the most noise, and the lowest resolution one producing the least.

If you compare pixel to pixel smaller photosites will look noisier, but there are many more of them, gathering useable image data!

So you have to look at the total noise level from the sensor as a unit! The total amount of noise from the sensor will be more or less the same, no matter megapixel figures!

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