Thoughts on Canon's 120MP DSLR, a pixel too far?


"Canon’s latest press release has confirmed some of the rumors that have been floating around the Internet for a while now; that it has decided the megapixel war is not over and is preparing to drop its 'nuclear option,' a 120-megapixel behemoth.

"The 5DS/5DSR and a7R II cameras have shown that ~50MP models definitely have a place in the market and offer consumers super-high resolution cameras at a price point significantly cheaper than traditional medium format options. While these models aren’t without their flaws, they are by-and-large very capable cameras offering a noticeable step-up in resolution and image quality.

"The question I asked myself when reading the press release was whether 120MP will offer the same levels of quality or better without too many compromises being made."

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