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7100 : what to expect from packing 24 MP in a DX sensor

km6xz

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"RE: 7100 : what to expect from packing 24 MP in a DX sensor"

km6xz Moderator Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in various areas, including Portraits and Urban Photography Nikonian since 22nd Jan 2009
Sun 03-Mar-13 05:35 PM

The raw measurements will not be much different but the visual impression will probably be noticeable in the fact the noise will have a finer grain that seems to not be as noticed as course grained noise. The advantage of having enough pixels to down sample, like we do with the D800, removes a lot of noise by summing surrounding pixels so signal adds and non-correlated noise will partially cancel.
The sharper more detailed files of the D7100 should allow more noise reduction in post before detail is noticed to be lost.
I expect the camera to be capable of producing images second to none in the DX class, no matter what Sony and Canon try to counter with.
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