Importance of resolution (Mega Pixel) in purchasing a Digital camera

What is Megapixel?
1 megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels, Megapixel in Digital cameras not only defines the number of pixels but also state the number of image censors, the device that converts an optical image to an electric signal.

How Important is the Mega pixels while purchasing / Buying Digital Cameras?
* While purchasing a camera looking at such feature is important as more the Mega pixels means Higher the resolution will be that will result in more image detail. In simple words it can be said that higher the mega pixel the better the quality of the image is.

* Choosing camera with higher Megapixels is important but the factors like camera sensor & the optical quality of a lens also plays equally important roles in building image quality.

* If you have a digital camera with more megapixels it can help you allot for your printing and editing needs, as cropping your picture will still result good quality image and your picture will not be blurred.