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Resolution Breakdown

Format Definition PAL NTSC Bitrate Aspect Ratio
8K 33.1MP 7680x4320 7680x4320 40-60Mbps 16:9
5K 14.7MP 5120x2880 5120x2880 25-35Mbps 16:9
4K 8.8MP 4096x2160 4096x2160 20-30Mbps 256:135
5MP 5MP 2592x1944 2592x1944 8Mbps 4:3
2K 3.1MP 2048x1080 2048x1080 10-15Mbps 256:135
3MP 3MP 2047x1536 2047x1536 6Mbps 4:3
1080p 1.3MP 1920x1080 1920x1080 2Mbps 16:9
2MP 2MP 1600x1200 1600x1200 4Mbps 4:3
1.3MP 1.3MP 1280x1024 1280x1024 2Mbps 5:4
960p 1.3MP 1280x960 1280x960 2Mbps 4:3
720p 1MP 1280x720 1280x720 2Mbps 16:9
960H 0.5MP 960x480 960x480 1Mbps 2:1
D1(4CIF) 0.4MP 704x576 704x480 >1Mbps 22:15
VGA 0.3MP 640x480 640x480 >1Mbps 4:3
HalfD1 0.2MP 352x576 352x480 >1Mbps 11:15
2CIF 0.2MP 704x288 704x240 >0.5Mbps 4:3
BCIF 0.2MP 528x288 528x240 >0.5Mbps 22:9
QVGA 0.1MP 320x240 320x240 >0.5Mbps 4:3
CIF 0.1MP 352x288 352x240 >0.5Mbps 11:9
QCIF 0.1MP 176x144 176x144 >0.5Mbps 11:9

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CIF Resolution

CIF is acronym of Common Intermediate Format. It has 360x288 pixel resolution and it is suitable for video home system (VHS). It is an old resolution standard for video surveillance and it is the maximum video frame rate in NTSC at 30fps.

D1 Resolution

D1 is a Digital TV System standard format. It has a 720x576 pixel resolution or similar to that of 4CIF. It suitable for HD Video Home System (HDVHS). In NTSC, the maximum video frame rate is 25fps.

960H Resolution

960H is a new standard for security cameras and security DVR's that provides high resolution images using advanced image sensors. Security cameras of capable of 960H resolution produce an image that is 960x576 pixel resolution. It is capable of producing superior images that are 34% sharper than D1.