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How many Megapixels does the Fujifilm X70 have?

The Fujifilm X70 is equipped with a an APS-C sensor that offers an image resolution of 16 megapixels (MP), or 16 million pixels. With its native aspect ratio of 3:2, the sensor has 4 896 horizontal pixels and 3 264 vertical pixels.

A 35mm film slide or negative contains 5-15 MP of useful detail, so that the Fujifilm X70 can be considered to be a high-resolution camera that outresolves any 35mm film camera.

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A high megapixel count makes it possible to crop any captured image substantially or to make very large prints from the image file. On the downside, large megapixel files are slower to transfer and take up more storage space on the computer harddisk. Also, high-resolution imaging requires sharper, more expensive lenses than low-res picture taking.

How large can I print with 16 MP?

The maximum print size of the Fujifilm X70 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 24.5 x 16.3 inches or 62.2 x 41.5 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 19.6 x 13.1 inches or 49.7 x 33.2 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 16.3 x 10.9 inches or 41.5 x 27.6 cm. Few people actually print their images that large on a regular basis, but it is nice to have the option to make very large prints of exceptional shots. Also, as mentioned earlier, a key advantage of high-MP cameras is that it is possible to crop an image ex-post and thereby, for example, change the composition of the capture or zoom in on some detail.

Sensor specs and performance

The table below compares the sensor specs of the Fujifilm X70 to those of several similar cameras. In addition to sensor class and megapixel count, DXO values are reported as indicators of the sensor's imaging quality (higher is better). Three aspects are covered: color depth (DXO Portrait), dynamic range (DXO Landscape), and high-ISO noise (DXO Sports). Larger sensor cameras tend to outperform cameras of the same generation that are equipped with a smaller imager. On the other hand, larger sensors are more expensive and require bigger and heavier lenses than smaller light receptors.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Fujifilm X70 APS-C 16.0 4896 32641080/60p23.713.0160880
2.
 
Canon G5 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p21.811.922761
3.
 
Fujifilm XF10 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/15p24.013.4184483
4.
 
Fujifilm X-E3 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p23.913.3176482
5.
 
Fujifilm X-T20 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p23.913.2170481
6.
 
Fujifilm X-A10 APS-C 16.0 4896 32641080/30p23.913.2169181
7.
 
Fujifilm X-E2S APS-C 16.0 4896 32641080/60p23.713.0160880
8.
 
Fujifilm X-A2 APS-C 16.0 4896 32641080/30p23.612.8151579
9.
 
Fujifilm X-T10 APS-C 16.0 4896 32641080/60p23.712.9154679
10.
 
Fujifilm X-M1 APS-C 16.0 4896 32641080/30p23.412.6137176
11.
 
Ricoh GR II APS-C 16.1 4928 32641080/30p23.613.7107880
Note: DXO values in italics represent estimates based on sensor size and age.
Further information on the sensor in the Fujifilm X70 and the camera's operation can be found in the camera manual.

In the United States, the X70 was initially launched in January 2016 at a price of $799.

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    Specifications Summary
    Camera Model Fujifilm X70
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens 28mm f/2.8-16
    Launch Date January 2016
    Launch Price USD 799
    Sensor Specs
    Sensor Technology CMOS
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor
    Sensor Size 23.6 x 15.6 mm
    Sensor Area 368 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 28.3 mm
    Crop Factor 1.5x
    Sensor Resolution 16 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4 896 x 3 264 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 4.80 μm
    Pixel Density 4.34 MP/cm2
    Moiré control no AA filter
    Movie Capability 1080/60p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 6 400 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 51 200 ISO
    Image Processor EXR Processor II
    Screen Specs
    Viewfinder Type Viewfinder optional
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display
    LCD Framing Live View
    LCD Size 3.0 inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots
    LCD Attachment Tilting screen
    V-logging Friendliness Front-flip possible
    Touch Input Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs
    Focus System On-Sensor Phase-detect
    Manual Focusing AidFocus Peaking
    Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000s
    Continuous Shooting 8 shutter flaps/s
    Silent ShootingElectronic Shutter
    Time Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer Built-in
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards
    Single or Dual Card Slots Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs
    External Flash Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in
    Body Specs
    Battery Type NP-95 power pack
    Battery Life (CIPA)330 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 113 x 64 x 44 mm
    (4.4 x 2.5 x 1.7 in)
    Camera Weight 340 g (12.0 oz)

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