Canon R with Sony A7R IV Comparison

Canon R and Sony A7R IV Main Features

  • September, 2018
  • July, 2019
  • 30 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 61 MP Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 100 - 32000 ISO
  • -
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3690k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 5760k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 8.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 10.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 136 x 98 x 84 mm, 660g.
  • 129 x 96 x 78 mm, 665g.
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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 A7R IV Scores


Imaging score
95
Features score
92
Value for money score
89
Portability score
76
Overall score
98

Sony Alpha A7R IV with Canon EOS R Overview


Let's compare Canon EOS R with Sony Alpha A7R IV. These models are included in the Pro Mirrorless cameras. Canon R was released in 2018, and Sony A7R IV in 2019. Alpha A7R IV is newer, which is a plus. EOS R 1 years older.
The sensor resolution of Alpha A7R IV is greater than that of EOS R. The difference of 31 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.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Alpha A7R IV has image stabilization(5-axis Sensor-shift), EOS R doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 3-inch articulated screen.
Both cameras have a electronic viewfinder. Viewfinder Alpha A7R IV has a higher resolution of 5760k dots, EOS R has a resolution of 3690k 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 10.0 fps continuous shooting. Canon EOS R has 10.0 fps continuous shooting.

General EOS R Alpha A7R IV
Brand Canon Sony
Model EOS R Alpha A7R IV
Announced September, 2018 July, 2019
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 1440k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 3690
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.76 0.78
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 567
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
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 10.0 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 Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction, Wireless, Hi-speed sync.
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 36 x 24 mm mm
Sensor Area 864.0 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 30 MP 61 MP
Max Image Resolution 6720 x 4480 9504 x 6336
Max Native ISO 40000 32000
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 102400 102800
Min Boosted ISO 50 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, XAVC S, H.264
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 3.1 Gen 1(5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 370 shots 670 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-FZ100
Physical
Weight 660 g 665 g
Physical Dimensions 136 x 98 x 84 mm 129 x 96 x 78 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD card (UHS-II supported) Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II compatible)
Storage Slots 1 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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