megapixel

noun
mega·​pix·​el | \ˈme-gə-ˌpik-səl, -ˌsel\

Definition of megapixel 

: one million pixels

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Regardless, the 12-megapixel rear camera does have some minor upgrades from last year and the selfie cam has gotten a boost from 5 to 8 megapixels. Jeffrey Van Camp, WIRED, "Moto Sticks to Its Mods With the Z3 Play," 6 June 2018 The 13-megapixel camera has a slightly better resolution than Redmi’s main rear camera, but the ZenFone’s selfie camera is a weak 8 megapixels compared to Redmi’s 20-megapixel sensor. Shannon Liao, The Verge, "The ZenFone Max Pro M1 is priced cheaper than Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 Pro," 23 Apr. 2018 There's no screen on the back, and on the front are two 13 megapixel cameras, each with a fisheye lens with a 180-degree field of view. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Google Daydream VR goes standalone with Lenovo’s Mirage Solo," 5 May 2018 Gadgets The Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone is all about the camera -- dual aperture lens, 12 megapixel sensor and get this, an astounding 960 frames per second slow motion video. Michael Calore, WIRED, "GoPro Announces a New $199 Hero Camera," 29 Mar. 2018 Gadgets The Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone is all about the camera -- dual aperture lens, 12 megapixel sensor and get this, an astounding 960 frames per second slow motion video. Michael Calore, WIRED, "GoPro Announces a New $199 Hero Camera," 29 Mar. 2018 Gadgets The Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone is all about the camera -- dual aperture lens, 12 megapixel sensor and get this, an astounding 960 frames per second slow motion video. Michael Calore, WIRED, "GoPro Announces a New $199 Hero Camera," 29 Mar. 2018 Gadgets The Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone is all about the camera -- dual aperture lens, 12 megapixel sensor and get this, an astounding 960 frames per second slow motion video. Michael Calore, WIRED, "GoPro Announces a New $199 Hero Camera," 29 Mar. 2018 The new iPad will have an eight megapixel camera, a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, and up to 10 hours of battery life. Time, "Apple Just Announced a New Cheaper iPad. Here's What to Know About It," 27 Mar. 2018

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1983, in the meaning defined above

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