Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Canon EOS R vs Sony Alpha A7 Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS R
All specs: Main page for Alpha A7
EOS R vs Alpha A7 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:
EOS R vs Alpha A7: Viewfinder
EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.
Alpha A7 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.71x.
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)
Alpha A7 (0.71x)
Better choice: Canon EOS R
Canon EOS R VS Sony Alpha A7 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS R a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||31.30||24.30|
|Auto Focus points (4)||5955||117|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||50 - 25600 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||3.68||2.36|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||2.10||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||340|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the EOS R is made easy by the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
The EOS R scores 28 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||50|
|Weighs less (2)||660g|
|More portable (2)||1127cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7 are the larger selection of lenses, the lower weight than the EOS R and the more compact size.
Yields 7 points for the Alpha A7.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Full frame||Full frame|
|Canon EOS R VS Sony Alpha A7 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS R and Alpha A7
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS R
Sony Alpha A7
We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.
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