When you first hear of the megapixel battle, Nokia Lumia 1020 comes to your mind. Now that was then,lately there is a new one, the Oppo Find 7.
these two devices use different technologies to aachieve their megapixel count . The Nokia Lumia 1020 uses a fully fledged 41 megapixel sensor just like the other 13, 16 ,20 and more.
However with Oppo’s Find 7 , it uses a 13 megapixel camera manufactured by Sony then uses a software pump up the photos to 50 megapixel images.
The camera takes 10 photos in one shot,selects the best 4 pictures and combine them to form a 50 megapixel image.Mathematically, 13 * 4 =52 . Adding the losses and other shortcomings , it comes to around 50 megapixel .