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Size of JPEG file produced by this camera

When I bought this camera (6.1 mp) I expected to obtain a JPEG file somewhat larger than my previous 3.2 Sony which produced a file size around 1.3 to 1.5. To my disappointment I've found the file size produced by this camera to be around 1.5 to 2.0. My daughters 6.1 Sony consistently produces file sizes of 2.50 to 2.90 and the quality of the photos is significantly better than mine. I have my Picture Size set at 6MP all of the time. Kodak pooh-poohed the problem saying it was due to subject matter, color and etc. I have not found this to be the case. Any ideas?

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  • Brenda Glaser Jun 20, 2008

    I kind of had a feeling there was some compression somewhere. Ok, but now how come Sony 3.2 and Sony 6.1 show under Properties that their dpi is 72 while Kodak 6.1 says their dpi is 230. Shouldn't Kodak produce a vastly superior picture? Anyway thanks for the help on the original question. It was driving me crazy.

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The general rule is a jpeg is halve the mb of the resolution-6 mp =3mb file size-kodak uses a ton of compression and this is the main reason why-put a memory card in a kodak and you pick up about 20-30% more capacity than other brands!

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  • Robert Vandenberg Jun 20, 2008

    dpi numbers are really only used in printing terms as to how many dots of ink a printer can lay down-most 4 x 6 printers will only use and can only fit 3.5 megapixels in that size area-take a 10 mega pixel photo and printer will discard 2/3 of data used for print-that's why general rule is 2-3mp 4x6's-4-5mp 8x10 is the max you really need for great prints!

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