overview Sensor size

Sensor size Sensor size
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm

The camera's sensor is what turns light into a digital image. The larger the sensor, the more light you capture, and the better quality image you get. Most digicam's have the same size sensor, but a few have bigger sensors, and DSLRs have much bigger sensors.

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Compared To Compared to recent digicams for less than $525

Out of 11 recent digicams for less than $525, none have (significantly) better sensor size than the Olympus SZ-11.

Olympus SZ-11
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Best
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Average
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Min
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm