overview Pixel size

Pixel size Pixel size
3.8 µm²

Images in digital cameras are captured by the sensor. Pixel size refers to how big, in microns, each pixel on the sensor is. Typically bigger pixels result in higher quality images, especially at higher ISO settings.

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Compared To Compared to recent digicams

Out of 16 recent digicams, 4 have (significantly) better pixel size than the Canon PowerShot A640.

Canon PowerShot A640
3.8 µm²
Best
5.8 µm²
Average
1.8 µm²
Min
1.4 µm²