Sony A7R II vs.Canon 5D Mark III

Sony A7R II vs.Canon 5D Mark III 1

Sony A7R II vs.Canon 5D Mark III 2

Let see the comparison, between the two much acclaimed camera one is Sony A7R II  Canon 5D Mark III.

Models/ Features Sony A7R II Canon 5D Mark III
Resolution 42.3MP 22.3 megapixels
Sensor type Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm) Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
Low-pass filter No Yes
Image processor Bionz X Digic 5+
Image stabilization Sensor-shift/5-axis No
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor) + Phase Detect (Hybrid) Contrast Detect +Phase Detect (Hybrid)
AF points 399+25 61
ISO 50-102400 50 – 102400
Shutter Min/Max 30 sec 1/8000 sec 30 sec 1/8000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 5fps 6fps
Video 3840 x 2160 (30p, 25p, 24p) 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
Display 3″ Rear Screen Tilting  LCD (1,228,800) Fixed 3.2″ 1,040,000 Clear View II TFT LCD
Viewfinder No Optical (Pentaprism) 100%
Hot-shoe Yes Yes
Wireless Built-In with NFC Optional
Battery life( CIPA) 290 shots 950 shots
Dimension 127 x 96 x 60 mm 152 x 116 x 76 mm
weight 625g 950g

MP– In terms of resolution, A7R ii is effective camera holds the Resolution of 42.3MP to deliver you the sharp and much clear images. On the other hand, you have only 22.3 megapixels of resolution inside 5D Mark III.

Low pass filter- The one key benefit, the photographers will get through Sony A7r II Is ‘’the Details’’. Due to absent of low pass filter the A7R II is more capable of achieving details but the 5D Mark III cant’ do this because low pass filter has been implemented into the camera.

Image stabilization-While pressing the button of the camera, you can’t stop your hand from shaking and this very shake affected your camera by leaving blur onto the images. But the well arranging of 5-axis IS within the A7r II, effectively helps the images from getting blurred. On the other hand you have nothing in 5D Mark III, which can control your camera shake.

AF System-By the way, both the two cameras have been employed with both the modes (phase + Contrast), but when the incredible 399 focal plane phase detection and 25 contrast detection AF points of Sony A7R II combined together, the camera performance in tracking the desire subjects will be done with the blink of eyes without losing the accuracy. Whereas, the 5D Mark III managed only 61 AF points.

Continuous shooting speed- 6fps, the continuous shooting speed of 5D Mark III, which is one score more than that of the Sony A7R II(5FPS) , assists the camera to get the low noise images when shooting at dark light situation by utilizing the higher ISO.

Video- You can record 4K format video (3840 x 2160) upto 30p, 25p, and 24p on the other hand you have only option to record video is upto full HD, 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps).

Shots- The maximum number of shots (950) is much possible by Canon 5D Mark III at a time whereas A7R II will allow you to go for 290 shots only.

VERDICTS- It’s Sony A7R II, the kind of DSLR you are searching, so don’t be hesitated to spare your savings on A7R II 

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