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Advantages of the Canon 7D Mark II

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Battery life
Much longer battery life
670 shots vs 370 shots
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More than 80% more shots per battery charge
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 8 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Lowest price
Cheaper
$1,025.00 vs $2,199.00
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The best price we've seen is $1,174 cheaper (2.1x less)
Thickness
Slightly thinner
3.1" vs 3.3"
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Around 10% thinner
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Focus points
Many more focus points
5,655 vs 65
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
2,100k dots vs 1,040k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
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
Screen size
Larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
True resolution
Higher true resolution
30.1 MP vs 20 MP
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Capture more than 50% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
102,400 ISO vs 16,000 ISO
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The EOS R's maximum light sensitivity is 5.4 f-stops better
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.76x vs 0.62x
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Around 50% larger viewfinder
Size
Smaller
136×98×84 mm vs 149×112×78 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight
Lighter
660 g vs 910 g
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Around 30% lighter
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              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
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              7D Mark IIPentaprism
              EOS RDigital
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/8000 of a second
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              Weight Heavy Help
              7D Mark II910 g
              EOS R660 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              7D Mark II3.1"
              EOS R3.3"
              Size Large Help
              7D Mark II149×112×78 mm
              EOS R136×98×84 mm

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