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 = 9504 x 4320 = 41,057,280 pixels
  • Pixel count = 41.06MP pixels
  • Resolution = 41.06MP pixels
  • A full frame sensor would be 52.8 x 24 mm (2.2)
  • Pixel density would be 264 pixels/mm or 6710 pixels/inch (dpi)
  • Pixel pitch: 3.8 micron (exceptionally fine)

Calculate (file) size

Print sizes (m2)

dpimax dim (m)max surface
10 dpi billboard24.14m x 10.97m= 265m2
72 dpi newspaper3.35m x 1.52m= 5.11m2
96 dpi minimum2.52m x 1.14m= 2.87m2
150 dpi magazine160.9cm x 73.2cm= 1.18m2
240 dpi inkjet printer100.6cm x 45.7cm= 4599cm2
300 dpi inkjet printer80.5cm x 36.6cm= 2943cm2
600 dpi laser printer40.2cm x 18.3cm= 735.8cm2
1200 dpi high-end printer20.1cm x 9.1cm= 184cm2

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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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