What resolution is the Google Glass camera?

Google Glass incorporates a 5 megapixel digital camera:

  • 2560 wide x 1888 high, at
  • 5 megapixel resolution, and
  • roughly a 4:3 aspect ratio

It can also capture and broadcast live HD video:

  • 720p HD
  • 1280 wide x 720 high
  • 30 fps at a 16:9 aspect ratio

Here’s a sample image snapped by Steve Lee, Glass Project Lead, along with the accompanying EXIF data:

Pier 39 Google Glass photograph

Pier 39 San Francisco by Steve Lee #throughglass

Google Glass EXIF

EXIF data for Google Glass 1 still image capture