How are megapixels calculated?

Answer Megapixels relate to the amount of individual pixels used to create an image using a digital camera.PixelsAn image is made up of hundreds to millions of pixels. A pixel represents one dot of color ... Read More »

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How much of a difference will I see between 6 megapixels and 7.2 megapixels?

Is 2.0 megapixels or 0.3 megapixels vga better?

2.0 is much better than VGA. 2.0 has higher quality and 0.3 is opposite

How big is 3.2 megapixels?

Standard 3.2 megapixel images can be as large as 2,048 x 1,536 pixels. In terms of printing, a 3.2 megapixel image will give photo-quality results at 300 dpi resulting in a 6.83 x 5.12-inch or a 5 ... Read More »


If you're looking at a new digital camera this is an important term to understand. The term megapixel (MP) refers to the frame size of a digital picture. It is how many million pixels, or dots of r... Read More »