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Resolution and Megapixel Guide

Its not always easy shopping for CCTV equipment with so many numbers and resolutions being advertised. The table below shows what each megapixel (MP) relates to in terms of resolution. CCTV equipment is often labelled in megapixels and Monitors/Screens are in resolution. This table should help you match your screen up to the CCTV cameras and Recorders you're looking for. 

 

Format Resolution (pixels) Aspect ratio Image scanning
1MP/720P 1280x720 16:9 Progressive
SXGA/960P 1280x960 4:3 Progressive
1.3MP 1280x1024 5:4 Progressive
2MP/1080P 1920x1080 16:9 Progressive
2.3MP 1920x1200 16:10 Progressive
3MP 2048x1536 4:3 Progressive
4MP 2592x1520 16:9 Progressive
5MP 2560x1960 4:3 Progressive
6MP 3072x2048 3:2 Progressive
4K Ultra HD 3840x2160 16:9 Progressive
8K Ultra HD 7680x4320 16:9 Progressive