Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Canon EOS R vs Sony Alpha A9 Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS R
All specs: Main page for Alpha A9
EOS R vs Alpha A9 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 A9: Viewfinder
EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.
Alpha A9 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 3.68 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.78x.
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 A9 (0.78x)
Better choice: Sony Alpha A9
Canon EOS R VS Sony Alpha A9 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS R a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||31.30||24.20|
|Auto Focus points (4)||5955||693|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||2.10||1.44|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
The EOS R scores 13 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A9
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||20|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||100 - 51200 ISO|
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||50|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||650|
|More portable (2)||1127cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A9 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the optical image stabilizer, that the battery has more stamina and the more compact size.
Yields 19 points for the Alpha A9.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Full frame||Full frame|
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Canon EOS R VS Sony Alpha A9 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS R and Alpha A9
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS R
Sony Alpha A9
We recommend Sony Alpha A9 as better choice.
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