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 = 10656 x 5472 = 58,309,632 pixels
  • Pixel count = 58.31MP pixels
  • Resolution = 58.31MP pixels
  • A full frame sensor would be 46.8 x 24 mm (1.95)
  • Pixel density would be 296 pixels/mm or 7520 pixels/inch (dpi)
  • Pixel pitch: 3.4 micron (exceptionally fine)

Calculate (file) size

Print sizes (m2)

dpimax dim (m)max surface
10 dpi billboard27.07m x 13.90m= 376m2
72 dpi newspaper3.76m x 1.93m= 7.26m2
96 dpi minimum2.82m x 1.45m= 4.08m2
150 dpi magazine180.4cm x 92.7cm= 1.67m2
240 dpi inkjet printer112.8cm x 57.9cm= 0.65m2
300 dpi inkjet printer90.2cm x 46.3cm= 4180cm2
600 dpi laser printer45.1cm x 23.2cm= 1045cm2
1200 dpi high-end printer22.6cm x 11.6cm= 261.2cm2

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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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