Fuji's proprietary Super CCD arranges the photo-sensor pixels unconventionally by turning the pixel array 45 degrees. Also some models include a less sensitive sub-pixel under the same microlens - an arrangement which can increase dynamic range significantly at a cost of increased noise in less exposed parts.

However, to be useful, the camera has to produce pictures in standard formats (like TIFF and JPEG), all of which require that the image be represented as a rectangular array of pixels. Fuji handles that by interpolating up to a rectangular array twice the size of the octagonal structure of the actual sensor. Thus many of the early Fuji cameras using the Super CCD have a maximum image resolution setting of twice the number of photo-sensors on the imaging chip. Fuji removed this ability in later models.

Resolution tests with conventional lens test charts show Super CCD cameras as having more resolution than conventional sensor cameras. Two series of SuperCCDs are used in Fujifilm's cameras: The SR type with two different pixel sizes, or the HR type with just one pixel size.

Dual pixel Super CCD was a novel experiment with a significant dynamic range advantage under large exposure conditions over it's contemporaries. Alas, the techology is today obsolete as similar and larger dynamic ranges can be captured with more conventional pixel arrangements with modern CMOS sensors.