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 = 19296 x 8928 = 172,274,688 pixels
  • Pixel count = 172.27MP pixels
  • Resolution = 172.27MP pixels
  • A full frame sensor would be 51.8 x 24 mm (2.16)
  • Pixel density would be 536 pixels/mm or 13610 pixels/inch (dpi)
  • Pixel pitch: 1.9 micron (exceptionally fine)

Calculate (file) size

Print sizes (m2)

dpimax dim (m)max surface
10 dpi billboard49.01m x 22.68m= 1111m2
72 dpi newspaper6.81m x 3.15m= 21.4m2
96 dpi minimum5.11m x 2.36m= 12.1m2
150 dpi magazine3.27m x 1.51m= 4.94m2
240 dpi inkjet printer2.04m x 0.94m= 1.93m2
300 dpi inkjet printer163.4cm x 75.6cm= 1.23m2
600 dpi laser printer81.7cm x 37.8cm= 3087cm2
1200 dpi high-end printer40.8cm x 18.9cm= 771.8cm2

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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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