Samsung S20 ultra comparison

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Lee Jay Forum Pro • Posts: 56,145
Re: Samsung S20 ultra comparison

Jostian wrote:

Lee Jay wrote:

Jostian wrote:

Lee Jay wrote:

Jostian wrote:

Downsizing destroys the advantage of more pixels. Why not downsize to one pixel?

More pixels is great for cropping yes not for comparing the quality of output though.

That's the entire point of doing the comparison!

you are much mistaken to think more megapixels equals better IQ!

Then why does the inventor of our modern CMOS sensors (Eric Fossum) agree with me?

https://www.gigajot.tech/

"Being developed at Gigajot, QIS is the next generation of image sensors where high-speed single-photon detection is used to unlock new image capture capabilities for consumers and professionals not possible with today’s devices."

"Jot" is the specialized pixel that is sensitive enough to detect a single photon of light."

"A QIS may contain hundreds of millions to billions of jots."

so a 12mp sony FF has poorer quality IQ than a 108mp Xiaomi??

Sensor size also matters because of total light collected at a given f-stop and shutter speed.

However, if the 0.8micron pixels from the 108MP sensor were scaled up to full-frame, then you'd have a 1.35GP sensor that would out-perform that 12MP Sony in all but the most light-starved situations.

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