X3 Technology

Image Comparison

A Side-by-Side Comparison

Foveon X3® technology visibly improves image quality, as these comparisons demonstrate. In this case, an image taken with a mosaic sensor is compared to an image taken with Foveon X3 technology. Both image sensors are the same physical size, however the X3 direct image sensor has three times the number of pixels.

Mosaic Picture
Foveon X3 Capture

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Sharpness
Mosaic Capture
Foveon X3



Color Detail
Mosaic Capture
Foveon X3



Artifacts
Mosaic Capture
Foveon X3