Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z7 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS R vs Z7 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z7 Specs


  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 31 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount R Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 135.8 x 98.3 x 84.4mm³ (5.3" x 3.9" x 3.3")
  • 660g (21.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS R


  • Introduced in August 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 46 megapixel
  • 9 frames/second
  • 64 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Z Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 134 x 100.5 x 67.5mm³ (5.3" x 4.0" x 2.7")
  • 675g (21.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Z7

EOS R vs Z7 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS R an Z7 sensor comparison

EOS R vs Z7: Viewfinder

EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.

Z7 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 3.68 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.80x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS R (0.76x)

Z7 (0.80x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RSimulated viewfinder of the Z7

Better choice: Nikon Z7

Canon EOS R VS Nikon Z7 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS R a better choice



Auto Focus points (4)5955493
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO64 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)43
Longer battery life (3, photos)370330

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like that the battery has more stamina.

The EOS R scores 14 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Z7



Wider resolution (5, megapixel)31.3045.70
Higher speed (4, frames/second)59
Image stabilizer (3)
More portable (2)1127cm³

Conclusion: Advantages of the Z7 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the more compact size.

Yields 14 points for the Z7.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor formatFull frameFull frame
Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)2.102.10
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
Similar weight660g675g
Environmental sealing
Canon EOS R VS Nikon Z7 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS R and Z7

EOS R und Z7, front viewEOS R und Z7, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS R und Z7, view from aboveEOS R und Z7, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS R

Nikon Z7


We advise to choose the newest model: Canon EOS R.

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