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 = 19584 x 9000 = 176,256,000 pixels
  • Pixel count = 176.26MP pixels
  • Resolution = 176.26MP pixels
  • A full frame sensor would be 52.3 x 24 mm (2.18)
  • Pixel density would be 544 pixels/mm or 13820 pixels/inch (dpi)
  • Pixel pitch: 1.8 micron (exceptionally fine)

Calculate (file) size

Print sizes (m2)

dpimax dim (m)max surface
10 dpi billboard49.74m x 22.86m= 1137m2
72 dpi newspaper6.91m x 3.17m= 21.9m2
96 dpi minimum5.18m x 2.38m= 12.3m2
150 dpi magazine3.32m x 1.52m= 5.05m2
240 dpi inkjet printer2.07m x 0.95m= 1.97m2
300 dpi inkjet printer165.8cm x 76.2cm= 1.26m2
600 dpi laser printer82.9cm x 38.1cm= 3159cm2
1200 dpi high-end printer41.5cm x 19.0cm= 789.7cm2

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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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