Technical question re RX100 Vi

1 year 9 months ago #744432 by davek
I'm new to the forum I'm sure I will find lots of advise and interesting discussions on here!  I may be able to contribute something based on my experiences who knows, I'm a bit of a rookie.  I have a question:  The RX100 VI states in the tec. specs that if you set the pic size to 10MP or 5MP, you increase the zoom range quite dramatically somehow.  Is the camera simply cropping the sensor?  In other words is this just pointless as you can crop the image when you edit it anyway?  Are there any advantages to reducing the MP to 10 or 5 (file sizes really don't matter these days do they?

Cheers everyone

Dave


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