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Advantages of the Canon 5D Mark IV

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Battery life
Much longer battery life
900 shots vs 370 shots
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Around 2.5x more shots per battery charge
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Thickness
Slightly thinner
3" vs 3.3"
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Around 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Canon EOS R

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Focus points
Many more focus points
5,655 vs 61
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
2,100k dots vs 1,620k dots
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Around 30% higher resolution screen
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Size
Smaller
136×98×84 mm vs 151×116×76 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Weight
Lighter
660 g vs 890 g
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Around 30% lighter
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.76x vs 0.71x
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More than 10% larger viewfinder
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
8 fps vs 7 fps
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More than 10% faster continuous shooting
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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths
Screen resolution Very high resolution screens Help
5D Mark IV1,620k dots
EOS R2,100k dots
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
30.1 MP
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3.2"
Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Viewfinder size Above average viewfinder size Help
5D Mark IV0.71x
EOS R0.76x
Touch screen Have touch screens Help
Fewer buttons
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
5D Mark IVPentaprism
EOS RDigital
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
1/8000 of a second
Common Weaknesses
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Lowest price Very expensive Help
5D Mark IV$2,359.39
EOS R$2,299.00
Weight Heavy Help
5D Mark IV890 g
EOS R660 g
Thickness Quite thick Help
5D Mark IV3"
EOS R3.3"
Size Large Help
5D Mark IV151×116×76 mm
EOS R136×98×84 mm
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
5D Mark IV7 fps
EOS R8 fps

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