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02-22-2015, 01:37 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by stevebrot Quote
No, the sensor is the same, though you may well be both tired and confused. I often am. The matter of the B&H description as well as the spec at the Ricoh USA site has come up before several times since the camera's launch. Where they got the 23.35 Megapixel effective number is a mystery.

The true pixel count for the finished image is 24.06. Total count for sensor is 24.71 with the effective count (those involved in image processing) being 24.35. I suspect that someone in marketing had a slip of the finger and typed 23.35 rather than 24.35 at some point and the rest is history.

See Ricoh Japan for the official spec's

Specifications?K-3 | RICOH IMAGING

Thanks, I looked at some other Ricoh/pentax sites and it looks like the US site shows 23.35 and others (UK, Canada, France etc.) show 24.35.
I guess my problem was that it is hard to get an image size of 6016x4000 from only 23.35MP.
24.06MP from 24.35MP is probably much easier...

and, someone should probably update the US webpage....

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I would imagine that if and when Ricoh changes the sensor it will be for an entirely new model....

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