Is m4/3 stagnant?

Started Feb 5, 2014 | Discussions thread
Sierra Dave Regular Member • Posts: 464
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sbszine wrote:

16 MP can produce a print larger than I will ever need. And since a HD television or computer monitor is around 2MP, it's plenty for the screen also. More MP would just mean less burst shooting FPS, and buffers / memory cards filling up more quickly. I'd be perfectly happy with 6MP, which was what my previous camera had.

You may be, but most folks if offered the option of better quality will take it, regardless of whether they need or can take advantage of it.

As to only wanting 6MP, perhaps Olympus (or Adobe) can be persuaded to implement pixel binning.  I'd certainly appreciate such a mode.  A 24MP camera using 4:1 binning would give 6MP very naturally.

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