What is a pixel on a camera?

Answer It is a tiny square, and lots of them make up a picture. Please go to

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What is the difference in quality of a 2 mega pixel camera phone and a 3.2 mega pixel?

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Would a 3.1 mega -pixel camera have superior or inferior picture quality as compared to a 4.9 megapixel camera?

All other things being equal, the minimum number of megapixels required is 4, and that will give good postcard-sized snapshots. Anything less is inferior.

What is a mega pixel on a camera?

Mega pixel simply means the number of pixels the camera is able to capture. Mega = million. Pixel is short for Picture element. So, a camera that has a operating mega-pixel count of 14.2 has the ab... Read More »

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