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Canon EOS-1D X Mark II vs Sony a7RII Specs Comparison

Here is the quick specs comparison of Canon EOS-1D X Mark II and Sony a7RII. You can take a look at the key differences between the two amazing full frame cameras.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II ($5,999 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama): The new Canon EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR camera features a full-frame 20.2MP CMOS sensor and dual DIGIC 6+ image processors, which contribute to fast continuous shooting rates up to 16 fps in live view, 14 fps with full-time AF and AE, and an expanded sensitivity range from ISO 50-409600. The sensor and processor combination also avails DCI 4K video recording at 60 fps and Full HD 1080p recording at 120 fps, along with the ability to record on-board to a CFast 2.0 memory card or via HDMI to an optional external recorder.

Sony a7RII ($3,198 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama): The hot Sony A7RII mirrorless camera features the world’s first full-frame 42.4-megapixel Exmor R back-illuminated structure CMOS sensor. This sensor design both improves low-light operation and speeds up data throughout, enabling fast high-resolution stills and UHD 4K video recording. The new Sony a7RII is a true Game-changer, and DPReview said “Sony’s Alpha 7R II breaks a lot of new ground in terms of photographic technology “. And lots of news said the new Sony a7RII is amazing and it is the killer of Canon EOS 5DS R and it can even beat the Nikon D810. The Sony a7RII wins the 2015 popular photography camera of the Year at the PMDA awards ceremony held at CES 2016 in Las Vegas.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II vs Sony a7RII Specs Comparison

Feature Canon 1DX Mark II Sony A7RII
Sensor Resolution 20.2-Megapixels 42-Megapixels
Sensor Type Full-Frame Full-Frame
Sensor Size CMOS, 36 x 24 mm 24mm x 35.9mm
Sensor Pixel Size 6.57µ 4.5µ
Dust Reduction Yes Yes
Image Size 5,472 x 3,648 7,952 x 5,394
Image Processor Dual DIGIC 6+ BIONZ X
Viewfinder Type Pentaprism Electronic Built-in Viewfinder 100%
Viewfinder Resolution, 35mm-Equivalent Magnification Optical, 0.76x EVF 2,359k dots, 0.78×
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Built-in Flash No No
Storage Media 1x CF + 1x Cfast 2.0 1x SD, SDHC, SDXC
Continuous Shooting Speed 14 fps (16 mirror-up) 5 FPS
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 to 30 sec 1/8000 to 30 sec
Image Stabilizer No in-body IS 5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization
Base ISO ISO 100 ISO 100
Native ISO Sensitivity ISO 100-51,200 ISO 100-102,400
Boosted ISO Sensitivity ISO 50, ISO 409,600 (power 12, H3) ISO 50-102400
Focus Points 61-point, 41 cross-type AF system 399 Phase-Detect Points
Video Capability Yes Yes
Video Output MOV, MPEG-4 / H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Video Maximum Resolution 4096 x 2160, in-camera framegrab (8.8Mpix) 3,840×2,160 Internal UHD 4K Video & S-Log2 Gamma
LCD Size 3.2″ Rear Touchscreen TFT-LCD 3.0″ Tilting LCD Monitor
LCD Resolution 1,620k dots 1,230k dots
Built-in GPS Yes No
Built-In Wi-Fi Functionality not built-in / WFT-E8A, IEEE 802.11ac/n/a/g/b, 2.4GHz/5GHz Yes with NFC
Weather Sealed Body Yes Yes
USB Version 3.0 2.0
Weight (Body Only) 1,530g (With Battery + Media) 625g with battery and memory card
Dimensions 158 x 167.6 x 82.6mm 127 x 96 x 60 mm
Battery Life LP-E19– 1210~1020 viewfinder, 260~240 live-view CIPA NP-FW50 – 290 shots
MSRP Price $5,999 (as introduced) $3,198 (as introduced)

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