Canon R with Sony A7 Comparison

Canon R and Sony A7 Main Features

  • September, 2018
  • January, 2014
  • 30 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 24 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 50 - 25600 ISO
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3690k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 2359k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 8.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 136 x 98 x 84 mm, 660g.
  • 127 x 94 x 48 mm, 474g.
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Canon R Scores


Imaging score
81
Features score
87
Value for money score
95
Portability score
75
Overall score
87

Sony A7 Scores


Imaging score
79
Features score
75
Value for money score
90
Portability score
85
Overall score
84

Sony Alpha A7 with Canon EOS R Overview


Let's compare Canon EOS R with Sony Alpha A7. These models are included in the Pro Mirrorless cameras. Canon R was released in 2018, and Sony A7 in 2014. EOS R is newer, which is a plus. Alpha A7 4 years older. 4 years, this is a pretty big age difference.
The sensor resolution of EOS R is greater than that of Alpha A7. The difference of 6 MP is quite a lot. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the first camera (EOS R), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Canon R, the maximum ISO is greater by 14400. Both cameras feature a 3-inch articulated screen.
Both cameras have a electronic viewfinder. Viewfinder EOS R has a higher resolution of 3690k dots, Alpha A7 has a resolution of 2359k dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Canon EOS R has 5.0 fps continuous shooting. Canon EOS R has 5.0 fps continuous shooting.

General EOS R Alpha A7
Brand Canon Sony
Model EOS R Alpha A7
Announced September, 2018 January, 2014
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Canon RF Sony E
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1 1
Number of Lenses 12 116
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Articulated Tilting
Screen Resolution 2100k pixels 1230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 3690
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.76 0.71
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 5655 117
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 25
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 8.0 fps 5.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash Modes no built-in flash no built-in flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 36 x 24 mm mm
Sensor Area 864.0 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 30 MP 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 6720 x 4480 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 40000 25600
Min Native ISO 100 50
Max Boosted ISO 102400 0
Min Boosted ISO 50 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB Yes (with LP-E6N only) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 370 shots 340 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-FW50
Physical
Weight 660 g 474 g
Physical Dimensions 136 x 98 x 84 mm 127 x 94 x 48 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD card (UHS-II supported) SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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