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You’ve probably gone camera shopping 5 DIY Cameras You Can Build Today 5 DIY Cameras You Can Build Today Taking a photo is so simple these days. All you need is a smartphone, a subject, and the ability to point and shoot. But it wasn't always as easy. Read More at some point and found yourself rather confused by all the numbers. “This camera comes with 12MP, and this one is 18MP, why does the one with 12 cost more?”

The fact is: photo resolutions What Is A Megapixel? What Is A Megapixel? Megapixels are one of the most common ways of advertising the quality of cameras, especially relatively low-end cameras aimed at the mass market likes the ones in typical smartphones. Read More are confusing. We say these numbers when we go shopping, but all too often, we don’t really understand what they actually mean. The image below attempts to change that, with an easy to understand breakdown of image resolutions. Give it a quick read, and you’ll have it all figured out!

Via parrotprintcanvas

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  1. ken voiles
    April 3, 2016 at 12:47 am

    and i still dont understand about resolutions :/

    • Squalle
      September 25, 2016 at 9:43 am

      In a whole lotta words, it just says that the more pixels per inch, the higher the resolution. :)

  2. Kelsey Tidwell
    March 26, 2016 at 12:12 am

    Whatever anybody thinks of the article, the picture of the first digital Kodak camera with the cassette kludged on its side is priceless. :)

    Reminds me of the "futuristic" items in "Back to the Future", based on then-current tech heh.

  3. alexT
    March 25, 2016 at 3:06 am

    It looks like the article is not complete...?

  4. Rebou Chage
    March 24, 2016 at 8:40 am

    This is a blatant advertisement for software by Parrot something or other. It does however give somewhat dodgy information in the graphic.

  5. Johng
    March 23, 2016 at 5:56 am

    The graphic contradicts itself. It states PPI is the pixel density on a digital device and DPI is printed dots per inch. Now it gets fun! The more megapixels, the higher the print quality (PPI). What? You just said PPI was the pixel density on a device, but now it relates to the printed photo?! Madness! The last thing showing their inability to explain anything was the Kodak comment. " designed by..."? Obviously English is not ParrotPrints first language.

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