Technology moving on…

120MP APS-H sensor Canon

In 2010 Canon first revealed that a CMOS sensor was under development with a pixel count equivalent to the number of photoreceptor cells in the human eye. At approximately 60x that of Full HD, it would have a resolution of 120MP. By 2015 this was a working reality on display at CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show, designed for rather more industrial applications: monitoring, video production, aviation and space.

The 29.2mm x 20.2mm sensor contains 120 million pixels at 2.2µm pixel pitch, and is capable of 9.4fps – a video resolution of 13.2K that would eclipse current 4K standard!

Canon have at last released a short feature on the sensor’s capabilities:



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