16MP is enough to win a camera war – the Kodak Pixpro FZ45 and FZ55 prove it

Kodak Pixpro FZ45 and FZ55 against a gold background with the red Kodak logo
(Image credit: Kodak • JK Imaging)

The Kodak Pixpro FZ45 and FZ55 are kicking Canon, Nikon and Sony's asses. That's not a sentence I ever thought I'd write. 

How does a 16MP, $99 camera like the Kodak Pixpro FZ45 almost triple the sales of the Canon EOS R10 and Nikon Z30? How does the 1080p Pizpro FZ55 sell more than any other camera, including the 4K Sony ZV-E10 and Canon EOS R50

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.