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 = 4962 x 4962 = 24,621,444 pixels
  • Pixel count = 24.62MP pixels
  • Resolution = 24.62MP pixels
  • Width / Height: 1
  • "square"
  • Type of aspect ratio = "Square"
  • Type of aspect ratio = "Square" (vertical)
  • A full frame sensor would be 24 x 24 mm (1)
  • Pixel density would be 138 pixels/mm or 3500 pixels/inch (dpi)
  • Pixel pitch: 7.3 micron (fine)

Calculate (file) size

Print sizes (m2)

dpimax dim (m)max surface
10 dpi billboard12.60m x 12.60m= 159m2
72 dpi newspaper175.0cm x 175.0cm= 3.06m2
96 dpi minimum131.3cm x 131.3cm= 1.72m2
150 dpi magazine84.0cm x 84.0cm= 0.71m2
240 dpi inkjet printer52.5cm x 52.5cm= 2758cm2
300 dpi inkjet printer42.0cm x 42.0cm= 1765cm2
600 dpi laser printer21.0cm x 21.0cm= 441.2cm2
1200 dpi high-end printer10.5cm x 10.5cm= 110.3cm2

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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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