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

FeatureCanon 1DX Mark IISony A7RII
Sensor Resolution20.2-Megapixels42-Megapixels
Sensor TypeFull-FrameFull-Frame
Sensor SizeCMOS, 36 x 24 mm24mm x 35.9mm
Sensor Pixel Size6.57µ4.5µ
Dust ReductionYesYes
Image Size5,472 x 3,6487,952 x 5,394
Image ProcessorDual DIGIC 6+BIONZ X
Viewfinder TypePentaprismElectronic Built-in Viewfinder 100%
Viewfinder Resolution, 35mm-Equivalent MagnificationOptical, 0.76xEVF 2,359k dots, 0.78×
Viewfinder Coverage100%100%
Built-in FlashNoNo
Storage Media1x CF + 1x Cfast 2.01x SD, SDHC, SDXC
Continuous Shooting Speed14 fps (16 mirror-up)5 FPS
Shutter Speed Range1/8000 to 30 sec1/8000 to 30 sec
Image StabilizerNo in-body IS5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization
Base ISOISO 100ISO 100
Native ISO SensitivityISO 100-51,200ISO 100-102,400
Boosted ISO SensitivityISO 50, ISO 409,600 (power 12, H3)ISO 50-102400
Focus Points61-point, 41 cross-type AF system399 Phase-Detect Points
Video CapabilityYesYes
Video OutputMOV, MPEG-4 / H.264MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Video Maximum Resolution4096 x 2160, in-camera framegrab (8.8Mpix)3,840×2,160 Internal UHD 4K Video & S-Log2 Gamma
LCD Size3.2″ Rear Touchscreen TFT-LCD3.0″ Tilting LCD Monitor
LCD Resolution1,620k dots1,230k dots
Built-in GPSYesNo
Built-In Wi-Fi Functionalitynot built-in / WFT-E8A, IEEE 802.11ac/n/a/g/b, 2.4GHz/5GHzYes with NFC
Weather Sealed BodyYesYes
USB Version3.02.0
Weight (Body Only)1,530g (With Battery + Media)625g with battery and memory card
Dimensions158 x 167.6 x 82.6mm127 x 96 x 60 mm
Battery LifeLP-E19– 1210~1020 viewfinder, 260~240 live-view CIPANP-FW50 – 290 shots
MSRP Price$5,999 (as introduced)$3,198 (as introduced)