pixel peeper

pixel peeper

slang Someone who is particularly or overly critical of or sensitive to the resolution, clarity, and quality of digital images or photographs. When I started getting into digital photography, I'll admit that I became quite a pixel peeper for a while. Later on though, I became less obsessive over technical quality and learned to appreciate well-composed photographs in their own right.
See also: peeper, pixel
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In fact, if you are a pixel peeper, then know that for indoor photos the Pixel 3a is a hair better than the Pixel 3.
It is only pixel peepers that will notice the finer details and differences between the two.
Arriving on the pure image quality front, the OnePlus 5 is neither the sharpest nor the most detail oriented shooter, pixel peepers looking for clean images with minimal loss of detail and razor-sharp quality at 100% crop will not be satisfied with the OnePlus 5.
Though pixel peepers will find the lack of details an issue, especially if you are planning to crop parts of the picture and use them at full resolution.