Sony A99II vs Canon EOS 5D Mark IV vs Nikon D810 Specs Comparison

Here is the quick specs comparison of the new Sony A99II, Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and Nikon D810. You can take a look at the key differences between the three full frame DSLR cameras.

Sony A99II ($3,198 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama): The new Sony A99II DSLR camera features Ultra-Fast 4D FOCUS with 79 hybrid cross AF points plus 12 fps continuous shooting, 42.4MP Full-Frame Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor, BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI, 5-axis in-body image stabilization. And the camera offers built-in Wi-Fi with NFC and Bluetooth which expands the cameras operability and it can output 14-bit raw files.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV ($3,499 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama): The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR camera features a newly developed 30.4MP Full-Frame CMOS sensor, 3.2″ 1.62m-Dot Touchscreen LCD Monitor, DIGIC 6+ image processor (7 fps Shooting), 61-Point High Density Reticular AF, DCI 4K Video at 30 fps, Dual Pixel RAW, Dual Pixel CMOS AF & Movie Servo AF, CF & SD Card Slots and built-In GPS, Wi-Fi with NFC.

Nikon D810 ($2,797 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama): The Nikon D810 features a 36.3MP FX-format CMOS sensor without an Optical Low Pass Filter for particularly sharp and detailed still imaging. With the addition of the EXPEED 4 Image Processor, performance speed is increased compared to the EXPEED 3 and noise is effectively reduced throughout the ISO range. Continuous shooting speed in FX format is 5 fps and in DX format hits a maximum of 7 fps. In addition, the full HD video capabilities of the D810 have been upgraded to include 1080p capture at 24, 30 and 60 fps.

Sony A99II vs Canon EOS 5D Mark IV vs Nikon D810 Specs Comparison

Feature Sony A99II Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Nikon D810
Sensor Resolution 42.4 MP 30 MP 36.3 MP
Sensor Size 35.9 x 24 mm 36 x 24 mm 35.9 x 24 mm
Sensor Type Full Frame Full Frame Full Frame
AA Filter No Yes No
Image Size 7952 x 5304 6720 x 4480 7360 x 4912

Image Processor BIONZ X Digic 6+ Expeed 4
Viewfinder Type Electronic Optical (pentaprism) Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.78x 0.71x 0.7x
Continuous Shooting Speed 12 FPS 7 FPS 5 FPS
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 to 30 sec 1/8000 to 30 sec 1/8000 to 30 sec
Shutter Durability 300,000 150,000 200,000
Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlash SD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlash
Metering 1,200 zones 150,000-pixel RGB+IR with 252 zones 91,000-pixel RGB 3D Color Matrix Metering III
Metering Sensitivity -2 – 17 EV 0 – 20 EV (-4 – 20 EV in Live View) 0 – 20 EV
Native ISO Sensitivity ISO 100-25,600 ISO 100-32,000 ISO 64-12,800
Boosted ISO Sensitivity ISO 50, ISO 102,400 ISO 50, ISO 102,400 ISO 32, ISO 51,200
Autofocus System 79 points 61 points 51 points
Video Output XAVC S, AVCHD(MPEG-4) MPEG-4, Motion JPEG H.264, MPEG-4
Video Maximum Resolution 3840 x 2160 (29.97p, 23.98p, 25p) 4096 x 2160 (29.97p, 24p, 23.98p) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
Clean HDMI out Yes No Yes
LCD Size 3″ Tilting LCD 3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD 3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD
LCD Resolution 1,228,800 dots 1,620,000 dots 1,229,000 dots
Touch Screen No Yes No
Exposure Compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
Built-in GPS Optional Yes Optional
Built-in Wi-Fi Yes Yes No
Built-in Flash No No Yes
Battery NP-FM500H LP-E6N EN-EL15
Battery Life 390 shots (CIPA) 900 shots (CIPA) 1,200 shots (CIPA)
USB Version 2.0 3.0 3.0
Dimensions 143 x 104 x 76 mm 151 x 116 x 76 mm 146 x 123 x 82 mm
Weight 849g 890g 880g
MSRP Price $3,198 $3,499 $2,797