Megapixel calculator

A "megapixel" is one million (1.000.000) pixels. Enter the pixel dimensions of your photo, camera, screen or tv, and calculate how many megapixels that is.

Calculate megapixels

  • Size = 10368 x 5184 = 53,747,712 pixels
  • Pixel count = 53.75 million pixels
  • Resolution = 53.75 mega pixels
  • A full frame sensor would be 48 x 24 mm (2)
  • Pixel density would be 288 pixels/mm or 7320 pixels/inch (dpi)
  • Pixel pitch: 3.5 micron (exceptionally fine)

Calculate (file) size

Print sizes (m2)

dpimax dim (m)max surface
10 dpi billboard26.34m x 13.17m= 347m2
72 dpi newspaper3.66m x 1.83m= 6.69m2
96 dpi minimum2.74m x 1.37m= 3.76m2
150 dpi magazine175.6cm x 87.8cm= 1.54m2
240 dpi inkjet printer109.7cm x 54.9cm= 0.6m2
300 dpi inkjet printer87.8cm x 43.9cm= 3853cm2
600 dpi laser printer43.9cm x 21.9cm= 963.2cm2
1200 dpi high-end printer21.9cm x 11.0cm= 240.8cm2

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For decades, advances in camera technology have been measured in 'megapixels', although more pixels doesn't always mean better quality. The same metric can also be used to describe the resolution of photos, or digital screens. This megapixel calculator brings it all together. Calculate, compare, visualise and estimate.


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