overview Pixel size

Pixel size Pixel size
61.1 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 entry-level DSLRs

Out of 6 recent entry-level DSLRs, none have (significantly) better pixel size than the Nikon D40.

Nikon D40
61.1 µm²
Best
18.5 µm²
Average
15.3 µm²
Min
14.1 µm²