If the previous Photokina saw silver and digital photo coexist, this last one is in pass to surpass the silver in all areas.
In quality first, 6 millions of pixels CCD or sensor give an image more precise than the best of 24x36 negatives.
In sale at least, if the volume of silver based cameras (APS and 135) is always greater, in term of cash the digital is past ahead.
Logically sales of films decline.
the Digital SLR (DSLR)
If the sales of digital "compact" represent therefore large of demand, the Digital SLR constitutes the locomotive and the reference of brands. It is also on these cameras that we can find most efficient CCD or CMOS. Today if coolpix 5000 or 5700 have "only" 5 Millions of pixels CCD, the new professional DSLR presented during Photokina propose respectively 11 and 14 Million pixels.
The Canon EOS 1DS is surely the star of this Photokina but the Kodak DCS14n is a camera entirely designed and built by Kodak with Nikon N80 and N100 components and a lens mount Nikon. It is very compact, have an alloy of aluminum body and costs twice less expensive than the Canon. It is at the same price that the Nikon D1X
with its 6 Millions of pixels CCD..
We may suppose that the race to the pixel is going to decrease because CCD have now a surface equal to 24 x 36.
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