Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Canon EOS R vs Sony Alpha A7R Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS R
All specs: Main page for Alpha A7R
EOS R vs Alpha A7R 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 A7R: Viewfinder
EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.
Alpha A7R 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 A7R (0.71x)
Better choice: Canon EOS R
Canon EOS R VS Sony Alpha A7R Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS R a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||4|
|Auto Focus points (4)||5955||25|
|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 that the camera is faster, 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 27 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7R
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||31.30||36.40|
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||50|
|Weighs less (2)||660g|
|More portable (2)||1127cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7R are the higher resolution, the larger selection of lenses and the lower weight than the EOS R. Another advantage over the EOS R: the more compact size.
Yields 12 points for the Alpha A7R.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Full frame||Full frame|
|Canon EOS R VS Sony Alpha A7R Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS R and Alpha A7R
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS R
Sony Alpha A7R
We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.
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