Originally Posted by mavlo77
Especially if you do some processing on the video, like temporal noise reduction. Those filters analyze multiple frames to create a higher quality video (and also better stills).
As does sharpening, saturation reduction, "hot spot" color correction and vignetting brightness/color correction
(the latter being less of an issue with the stills due to the smaller 640x480 subsampled image from the sensor.
If we could only get a better CMOS/lens module, much of this would not be needed.