29/03/2017

Camera Resolutions

We know its confusing!

There are many different standards so we have put together a few charts that we hope help.

Or to put that another way:

Format Definition PAL NTSC Typical
Bitrate
Aspect
Ratio
8K 33.1MP 7680×4320 7680×4320 40-60Mbps 16:9
5K 14.7MP 5120×2880 5120×2880 25-35Mbps 16:9
4K 8.8MP 4096×2160 4096×2160 20-30Mbps 256:135
5MP 5MP 2592×1944 2592×1944 8Mbps 4:3
2K 3.1MP 2048×1080 2048×1080 10-15Mbps 256:135
4MP 4MP 2560×1440 2560×1440 8Mbps 16:9
3MP 3MP 2047×1536 2047×1536 6Mbps 4:3
1080p 1.3MP 1920×1080 1920×1080 2Mbps 16:9
2MP 2MP 1600×1200 1600×1200 4Mbps 4:3
1.3MP 1.3MP 1280×1024 1280×1024 2Mbps 5:4
960p 1.3MP 1280×960 1280×960 2Mbps 4:3
720p 1MP 1280×720 1280×720 2Mbps 16:9
960H 0.5MP 960×480 960×480 1Mbps 2:1
D1(4CIF) 0.4MP 704×576 704×480 >1Mbps 22:15
VGA 0.3MP 640×480 640×480 >1Mbps 4:3
HalfD1 0.2MP 352×576 352×480 >1Mbps 11:15
2CIF 0.2MP 704×288 704×240 >0.5Mbps 4:3
BCIF 0.2MP 528×288 528×240 >0.5Mbps 22:9
QVGA 0.1MP 320×240 320×240 >0.5Mbps 4:3
CIF 0.1MP 352×288 352×240 >0.5Mbps 11:9
QCIF 0.1MP 176×144 176×144 >0.5Mbps 11:9