Megapixel calculator

Calculate megapixels

Pixel resolution

  • Size = 1920 x 1080 = 2,073,600 pixels
  • Pixel count = 2.07 million pixels
  • Resolution = 2.07 mega pixels

Aspect ratio

Shape

Calculate (file) size

Print sizes

dpimax dim (imp)max surface
10 dpi billboard192.0" x 108.0"= 144 sq ft
72 dpi newspaper26.7" x 15.0"= 400 sq in
96 dpi minimum20.0" x 11.3"= 225 sq in
150 dpi magazine12.8" x 7.2"= 92.2 sq in
240 dpi inkjet printer8.0" x 4.5"= 36 sq in
300 dpi inkjet printer6.4" x 3.6"= 23 sq in
600 dpi laser printer3.2" x 1.8"= 5.76 sq in
1200 dpi high-end printer1.6" x 0.9"= 1.44 sq in

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Background

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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