Friday, December 24, 2010

Sizing a Sensor: No Easy Way

Sizing a Sensor: No Easy Way
Sensor size is important in pocket cameras, but figuring out
that size among various products is baffling.

Slide Show: Pocketable Cameras for Low Light

This week, you get two columns in one.

One is about new pocket cameras that take sharp pictures in low light without the flash — a magnificent moment in the evolution of cameras, thanks to an unusually large light-sensing chip.

The other column is about a shady scheme that's being perpetuated by the world's camera companies.