# Question: What Is The File Size Of A 12 Megapixel Photo?

## Is 1 MB a large file?

Now some typical files with their sizes: Photo from a camera that is set to “web quality” – 200-500 KB – this is kind of “medium” Photo on a camera that is set to “megapixel” – 1-4 MB – this is “big” …

A 40 minute MPG video – 1.6 GB (that’s 1,600 MB or 1,600,000 KB) – that’s “very big”.

## What size is a 1 MB photo?

16-bit (65536 colors) picture, one megabyte contains 524288 (1024 X 512) pixels. 24-bit RGB (16.7 million colors) picture, one megabyte has approximately 349920 (486 X 720) pixels. 32-bit CYMK (16.7 million colors) picture, one megabyte has 262144 (512 X 512) pixels.

## How many MB is 2 MP?

6 mbA 2 megapixel camera produces 6 mb of data- 1 byte per color * 3 colors / pixel * 2M pixels. However, file sizes are much smaller because of the jpeg compression applied.

## What is MP in photo size?

one million pixelsThis term refers to the size of an image, usually in reference to a photo from a digital camera or camera phone. A megapixel means one million pixels. The resolution of digital cameras and camera phones is often measured in megapixels. For example, a 12-megapixel camera can produce images with 12 million total pixels.

## How big is a 16 megapixel photo?

If your file is spat out of your camera at 4928px x 3264px then that means you have 16 megapixels: (4928 x 3264) / 1,000,000 = 16. This means you could print at 16″ x 12″ with no problem. You can see this by opening up the file and switching the dimensions to inches.

## How large is a 20 megapixel image?

I’d Like to Super-Size My Print PleaseNumber of MegapixelsImage DimensionsAcceptable Print Size (Inches)14.04608 x 307212 x 1816.04928 x 326416 x 2018.05184 x 345616 x 2024.06016 x 400020 x 247 more rows

## Is a 12 MP camera good?

“If you have higher megapixels, that’s more advantageous for printing, or for large displays. … 12MP might sound like a small number, but a good 12MP image is enough to print an A4 image at 300ppi. It’s doubtful that many smartphone users would print photographs even at that size, so 12MP is ‘good enough’ for most.

## How big can you print photos?

MegaPixel SizeImage ResolutionVery Good Print16.23328 x 4992Up to 30×4017.93456 x 5184Up to 36×4821.03744 x 5616Up to 40×60* All files, sizes & print quality were determined by their camera’s highest quality settings using the standard 7:1 JPEG ratio8 more rows

## What size is a 12 megapixel image?

A 12 megapixel image is 4000 pixels wide and 3000 pixels tall. That’s definitely bigger, but without some context it doesn’t mean much. Let’s look at some real world photo uses to put the comparison into perspective. These numbers are what I’d call the high end of acceptable, or potential maximum image sizes.

## How many MB is an average photo?

Answer: A: Size depends on what is being taken. 1.7mb is about right. Some of mine seem to go as high as 2.3MB if there’s a lot of stuff in the picture or as little as 1mb if there’s nothing but sky and a few clouds.

## How many MB is a 12 megapixel picture?

Number of pictures that can be stored on a memory deviceMegapixelsFile size (MB)128GB8MP24.0457610MP30.0366012MP36.0304814MP42.026126 more rows

## How many megapixels is 1080p?

2.1 megapixelsThe numbers 720 and 1080 refer to the horizontal resolution. Therefore, 720p HD camera resolution provides images that are 1280 x 720 pixels (that adds up to 921,600 pixels, which means a 720p HD camera is not technically a megapixel camera), and 1080p HD cameras provide 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution, or 2.1 megapixels.

## How many MB is iPhone photo?

Average filesizesiPhone 6 Plus (8MP)iPhone 6S Plus (12MP)Still Photo2.59MB2.93MBStill Photo (HDR)2.63MB3.15MBLive PhotoN/A3.47MBLive Photo (HDR)N/A3.63MB1 more row•Oct 6, 2015

## IS 48 MP camera good?

No. This is the most important part of understanding why 48-megapixel cameras are a good thing: it’s not about quality. Megapixels are not a measure of camera or photo quality. A camera with 2,000 megapixels could still take mediocre photos.

## How many MB is a JPG?

Typically images will be supplied as JPEGs, and an A4 (210mm x 297mm or 8¼” x 11¾”) image at 72 ppi will create a JPEG of approximately 500kb or half a megabyte. Remember though – to use that image in print we need the image to be 300 ppi, and at that resolution the JPEG will be around 3.5 Megabytes.