Mega pixel

Mega Pixel - wow it is huge!

Definition:

A pixel is the smallest measurable and addressable unit of a raster image on a computer or electronic display. A single dot in this cartoon image can be referred to as a pixel on the computer screen.

One Mega pixel (MP) is in fact a million pixels. Mega pixels, are used to indicate the number of pixels in an image, the number of image sensors in digital cameras or the number of display elements of electronic or digital displays.

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