overview Sensor size

Sensor size Sensor size
1/2.7" 5.6x4.2mm

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 compacts

None of the recent compactss have sensor size.