overview Pixel size

Pixel size Pixel size
11.6 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 mirrorless cameras

Out of 48 recent mirrorless cameras, 39 have (significantly) better pixel size than the Nikon 1 J1.

Nikon 1 J1
11.6 µm²
Best
47.7 µm²
Average
18.5 µm²
Min
2.3 µm²