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Forum: General Discussion Jan 30, 2004, 9:39 AM
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You'll need to decide if it's worth it to make...

You'll need to decide if it's worth it to make the jump to a higher resolution model.

The Sony DSC-F717 is a well respected model. It uses a 2/3" 5 Megapixel CCD, and has lower noise at higher...
Forum: General Discussion Jan 29, 2004, 1:30 PM
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Posted By JimC
Re: why did you think about Canon powershot G5?

The Canon Powershot G5 uses the 5 Megapixel 1/1.8" CCD. This CCD is not a good low light performer at higher ISO speeds. In fact, some reviewers mentioned it's higher than average noise.

In...
Forum: General Discussion Jan 29, 2004, 1:22 PM
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Posted By JimC
Yes, this is true. Your Canon A70 has a very...

Yes, this is true. Your Canon A70 has a very small pixel pitch (size of the photosites for each individual pixel). However, you must also take into consideration how the manufacturer processes the...
Forum: General Discussion Jan 28, 2004, 4:13 PM
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Posted By JimC
When comparing CCD's, you have to look at both...

When comparing CCD's, you have to look at both the size and density of the sensor (which controls how large the individual photosites for each pixel can be).

Many of the newer 3MP subcompacts are...
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