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 = 6300 x 9300 = 58,590,000 pixels
  • Pixel count = 58.59 million pixels
  • Resolution = 58.59 mega pixels
  • A full frame sensor would be 16.3 x 24 mm (0.68)
  • Pixel density would be 175 pixels/mm or 4450 pixels/inch (dpi)
  • Pixel pitch: 5.7 micron (very fine)

Calculate (file) size

Print sizes (m2)

dpimax dim (m)max surface
10 dpi billboard16.00m x 23.62m= 378m2
72 dpi newspaper2.22m x 3.28m= 7.29m2
96 dpi minimum166.7cm x 246.1cm= 4.1m2
150 dpi magazine106.7cm x 157.5cm= 1.68m2
240 dpi inkjet printer66.7cm x 98.4cm= 0.66m2
300 dpi inkjet printer53.3cm x 78.7cm= 4200cm2
600 dpi laser printer26.7cm x 39.4cm= 1050cm2
1200 dpi high-end printer13.3cm x 19.7cm= 262.5cm2

Compare to

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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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