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megapixel

Syllabification: meg·a·pix·el
Pronunciation: /ˈmeɡəˌpiks(ə)l
 
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Definition of megapixel in English:

noun

A unit of graphic resolution equivalent to one million or (strictly) 1,048,576 (220) pixels: [in combination]: a 3.2-megapixel camera
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  • Typicaly, these cameras provide resolutions between 5 and 6 megapixels (million pixels).
  • Camera phones have gone from 0.3 megapixels to 1 megapixel, and very soon, 2 or 3 megapixel versions.
  • At the same time, digital cameras have advanced at a similar rate, going from 1 megapixels to 5 megapixels and with significantly more features and image capturing capabilities.

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