Updated (October 2009): Compare the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV vs Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 1D Mark IV vs Canon EOS 7D

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
104 ms shutter lag
Great battery life
Battery life
1500 shots
Many cross-type focus points
Cross type focus points
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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Thickness
Thin
2.9"
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV.
Explore our gallery of 43 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 7D.

competitors

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV Competitors

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Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,299 body only

$3,049 with 24-70mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
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Canon EOS 1D X

Pro DSLR

$4,825 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
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Nikon D5

Pro DSLR

$6,497 body only

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Thickness Much thicker

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

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Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$940 with 18-135mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
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Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,399 body only

$1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Lens availability Fewer lenses available
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Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,499 - $1,799 body only

$1,849 - $1,949 with 18-135mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

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