All digital cameras use interpolation
In message vAKPb.56961$zs4.23200@fed1read01,
nooooooo ... they are just cheaper in Russia. The
chip is currently only a really good idea, it is not
mature yet. And they messed up the original chip
by putting the micro lenses on it, X3 10M. Now
it is much more out of color balance.
That's impossible. The filters smooth out inconsistencies between the
photosites, and increas sensitivity by raising the fill factor from 30%
to almost 100%. That's 3.33x as much light collected for the same
aperture and shutter speed.
John P Sheehy