Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Canon EOS R vs Sony NEX 7 Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS R
All specs: Main page for NEX 7
EOS R vs NEX 7 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:
Better choice: Canon EOS R
EOS R vs NEX 7: Viewfinder
EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.
NEX 7 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.73x.
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)
NEX 7 (0.73x)
Advantage: Canon EOS R
Canon EOS R VS Sony NEX 7 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS R a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||APS-C|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||31.30||24.20|
|Auto Focus points (4)||5955||25|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||100 - 16000 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|
|External microphone (2)|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the NEX 7: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
The EOS R scores 34 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony NEX 7
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||10|
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||50|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||430|
|Weighs less (2)||660g|
|More portable (2)||1127cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the NEX 7 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the EOS R and the more compact size.
Yields 16 points for the NEX 7.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Canon EOS R VS Sony NEX 7 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS R and NEX 7
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS R
Sony NEX 7
We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.
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