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4 million pixels - is this okay for an entry level kinda camera?
has optical zoom etc.
just checking before I SPLASH.
I have a digital camera and it is heavier than the sun or something - nothing like the picture - tut tut
or something. people say that the megapixel count thing is irrelevnt if it doesnt have a good lens.
but i dont really know.
...tis not for me, tis for 'er.
she wants it to take simple pictures. nothing complicated, that's what she said.
it seems to have a nice enough lens... has a proper optical zoom instead of a digital one (well, as well as), so that's good.
pixel count isn't always a mark of quality.
they're waterproof, so I could take it sailing and to the pub also 6 megapixels, nice optics and cheap(ish) at Â£165
i now own a Holga, it's beautiful.
to 3" x 5" size (something like that) and they looked good, with a bit of 'digitalness' visible.
So in short, I reckon 4MP is a fine choice.
over 3 mega pixel will be fine for point and snap. if you wanna print big pictures like posters or something then you need more megapixels. truth is go for better lenses and if you want manual controls (exposure, shutter etc)
I'm no expert, but from what I know it should be plenty. It only pays to have a higher resolution if you want huge pictures. Image quality is more important.