Cam1 vs Cam2

Canon EOS 7D vs. Sony a7R II

It's never been easier to decide which camera is the best choice for you. Below, we'll look at more specs than you can shake a stick at.

Canon EOS 7D

Resolution:
18 megapixels
Screen Size:
3" screen
Sensor Type:
APS-C sensor
Release Date:
9/1/2009
LCD Movement:
Fixed
Autofocus Details:
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi-area
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
Live View


Autofocus Light?:
Battery Type:
Battery Pack
Battery Specs:
Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life:
800
Type:
Mid-size SLR
Built-In Flash?:
Yes (Pop-up)
Color Filter:
Primary Color Filter
Continuous Drive:
8.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes (1)
Dimensions:
148 x 111 x 74 mm (5.83 x 4.37 x 2.91")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
18 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
Yes (Water-resistant, Dust-resistant)
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
Flash Range:
12.00 m
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
H.264
GPS:
Optional
HDMI:
Yes
ISO:
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, (12800 with boost)
Aspect Ratio(s):
0.12638888889
Image Stabilization:
No
JPG Quality Levels:
Fine, Normal
Live View:
Yes
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Yes
Maximum Resolution:
5184 x 3456
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Mono
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
19
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
Dual Digic 4
Remote Control?:
Yes (N3 connector)
Screen Dots:
920000
Screen Size:
3"
Screen Type:
TFT color LCD, liquid-crystal monitor
Self Timer?:
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Photo Detectors:
19 megapixels
Sensor Size:
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor Type:
CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
None
Storage Types:
Compact Flash (Type I or II), UDMA, Microdrive cards
Subject / Scene Modes:
Yes
Timelapse Recording:
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Touch Screen?:
No
USB:
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
Viewfinder:
Optical (pentaprism)
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Weight (With Battery Installed):
860 g (1.90 lb / 30.34 oz)
White Balance Presets:
6
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Spot
ASIN(s):
B003BM7X6I B002NEGTTW
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
12800
Wireless:
Body Construction Material:
Color Space:
Headphone Port?:
Microphone Port?:
MSRP:
AE Bracketing:
+/-3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Flash Sync Speed:
Wireless:
Lens Mount:
Canon EF/EF-S

Sony a7R II

Resolution:
42 megapixels
Screen Size:
3" screen
Sensor Type:
Full frame sensor
Release Date:
6/10/2015
LCD Movement:
Tilting
Autofocus Details:
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi-area
Selective single-point
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
Live View

Autofocus Light?:
Yes
Battery Type:
Battery Pack
Battery Specs:
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
Battery Life:
290
Type:
SLR-style mirrorless
Built-In Flash?:
No
Color Filter:
Primary color filter
Continuous Drive:
5.0 fps
Custom White Balance:
Yes
Dimensions:
127 x 96 x 60 mm (5 x 3.78 x 2.36")
Drive Modes:
Effective Pixels:
42 megapixels
Sealed / Weather-Proof?:
Yes
Exposure Compensation:
+/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Modes:
External Flash:
Yes (via hot shoe)
File Format:
Flash Modes:
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync, Slow Sync, Red-eye reduction, Hi-speed sync, Wireless
Flash Range:
Focal Length Equivalent:
Format:
MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
GPS:
None
HDMI:
Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)
ISO:
Auto, 100-25600 (expands to 50-102400)
Aspect Ratio(s):
3:2, 16:9
Image Stabilization:
Sensor-shift
JPG Quality Levels:
Extra fine, fine, standard
Live View:
Yes
Manual Exposure Mode:
Yes
Manual Focus:
Yes
Maximum Resolution:
7952 x 5304
Maximum Aperture:
Maximum Shutter Speed:
1/8000 sec
Microphone?:
Stereo
Minimum Shutter Speed:
30 sec
Number of Focal Points:
399
Orientation Sensor?:
Yes
Processor:
Bionz X
Remote Control?:
Yes (wired or via smartphone)
Screen Dots:
1228
Screen Size:
3"
Screen Type:
TFT LCD
Self Timer?:
Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
Photo Detectors:
44 megapixels
Sensor Size:
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
Sensor Type:
BSI-CMOS
Shutter Priority:
Yes
Speaker?:
Mono
Storage Types:
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Subject / Scene Modes:
Yes
Timelapse Recording:
Yes (via downloadable app)
Touch Screen?:
No
USB:
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Uncompressed Formats:
RAW
Video:
headphone and microphone ports, XLR support via adapter
Viewfinder:
Electronic
White Balance Bracketing:
Yes
Weight (With Battery Installed):
625 g (1.38 lb / 22.05 oz)
White Balance Presets:
10
Metering Mode Details:
Multi
Center-weighted
Spot
ASIN(s):
B00ZDWGFR2 B013WOFNXE
Maximum ISO (Boosted):
102400
Wireless:
Built-In
Body Construction Material:
Magnesium alloy
Color Space:
sRGB, AdobeRGB
Headphone Port?:
Yes
Microphone Port?:
Yes
MSRP:
$3199/ โ€šยฌ3500 (body only)
AE Bracketing:
+/-5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Flash Sync Speed:
1/250 sec
Wireless:
802.11b/g/n with NFC
Lens Mount:
Sony E