By Stephen Shankland, cnet news
"Twelve megapixels is, I think, enough for covering most applications most customers need," said Akira Watanabe, manager of Olympus Imaging's SLR planning department, in an interview here at the Photo Marketing Association (PMA). "We have no intention to compete in the megapixel wars for E-System," Olympus' line of SLR cameras, he said.
Instead, Olympus will focus on other characteristics such as dynamic range, color reproduction, and a better ISO range for low-light shooting...
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(Thanks to Jayson Merryfield)
Featured Comment by Ctein: "I'm not sure where the comments about Olympus hitting some kind of technological wall are getting their information from. Four-Thirds format is certainly not limited to 12 MP for good quality, and even if it were today, steady improvements in sensor quality would mean it wouldn't be tomorrow. We have not hit real physical limits yet, no matter what some folks have written on other websites.
"Olympus may or may not be making a smart marketing move, but they're not being forced into it by technological limits."