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Old July 30th, 2013, 04:05 PM   #229 (permalink)
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It just means that the pixels are larger than your typical phone camera's pixels (physically larger = more light captured per pixel).
Better for low light - a larger pixel collects more light.

It also means that you get fewer pixels in the same size sensor. There's a lot of discussion earlier in the thread about why the pixel count is not the most important factor in image quality, regardless of what a decade's simplistic marketing of digital cameras has consistently told people.
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