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

FeatureSony A99IICanon EOS 5D Mark IVNikon D810
Sensor Resolution42.4 MP30 MP36.3 MP
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor Size35.9 x 24 mm36 x 24 mm35.9 x 24 mm
Sensor TypeFull FrameFull FrameFull Frame
AA FilterNoYesNo
Image Size7952 x 53046720 x 44807360 x 4912

Image ProcessorBIONZ XDigic 6+Expeed 4
Viewfinder TypeElectronicOptical (pentaprism)Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder Coverage100%100%100%
Viewfinder Magnification0.78x0.71x0.7x
Continuous Shooting Speed12 FPS7 FPS5 FPS
Max Shutter Speed1/8000 to 30 sec1/8000 to 30 sec1/8000 to 30 sec
Shutter Durability300,000150,000200,000
Storage MediaSD/SDHC/SDXCSD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlashSD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlash
Metering1,200 zones150,000-pixel RGB+IR with 252 zones91,000-pixel RGB 3D Color Matrix Metering III
Metering Sensitivity-2 – 17 EV0 – 20 EV (-4 – 20 EV in Live View)0 – 20 EV
Native ISO SensitivityISO 100-25,600ISO 100-32,000ISO 64-12,800
Boosted ISO SensitivityISO 50, ISO 102,400ISO 50, ISO 102,400ISO 32, ISO 51,200
Autofocus System79 points61 points51 points
Video OutputXAVC S, AVCHD(MPEG-4)MPEG-4, Motion JPEGH.264, MPEG-4
Video Maximum Resolution3840 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 outYesNoYes
LCD Size3″ Tilting LCD3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD
LCD Resolution1,228,800 dots1,620,000 dots1,229,000 dots
Touch ScreenNoYesNo
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 GPSOptionalYesOptional
Built-in Wi-FiYesYesNo
Built-in FlashNoNoYes
BatteryNP-FM500HLP-E6NEN-EL15
Battery Life390 shots (CIPA)900 shots (CIPA)1,200 shots (CIPA)
USB Version2.03.03.0
Dimensions143 x 104 x 76 mm151 x 116 x 76 mm146 x 123 x 82 mm
Weight849g890g880g
MSRP Price$3,198$3,499$2,797