Sony A7R Vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III Comparison
ProductsA7R
Sony A7R
EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Prices

Whirlwire Rating1751116956
Video Features
FormatMP4 MP4
Microphone Mono
Speaker Mono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1440p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
External mic input
Storage
Storage SlotSD
  • SD
  • CF
Storage Slot Amount1 1
Sensor
Max Resolution7360 x 4912 5760 x 3840
Other Resolutions7360 x 4144 3840 x 2560
Image Ratio3:2 3:2
Megapixels36.0 22.3
SizeFull frame (35.9 x 24 mm) Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS
ProcessorBionz X Digic 5+
Screen / Viewfinder
Articulated LCD N/A
Screen Size3.0 3.2
Screen Pixels1,230,000 1,040,000
Screen TypeXtra Fine LCD Clear View II TFT LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeElectronic Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification0.71x 0.71%
Viewfinder resolution2,359,000 N/A
Physical
Weather Sealed
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelNP-FW50 lithium-ion Lithium-Ion LP-E6
Battery Life (shots)340 950
Weight (grams)465 950
Dimensions127 x 94 x 48 mm 152 x 116 x 76 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital Zoom4x N/A
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points25 61
Lens MountSony E mount Canon EF mount
Crop1 1.0x
Image
ISO Range100-51200 100-25600
ISO Minimum100 100
ISO Maximum51,200 102,400
White Balance Presets10 6
Custom White Balance
Uncompressed FormatRAW RAW
JPEG Quality LevelsExtra fine Fine, Normal
File FormatARW N/A
Features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
External Flash
Flash X Sync Speed1/250 1/250 sec
FPS4 6
Self-timer
Exposure Compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps) ±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing
Orientation Sensor
Metering ModesN/A
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
Timelapse RecordingN/A
GPSN/A Optional
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
Wireless Optional
Remote Control Optional
Body Type
Body TypeRangefinder-style mirrorless Mid-size SLR
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