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

Canon EOS 7D vs Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

Winner
Canon EOS 7D

74

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

67

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Thin
Thickness
2.9"
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
131 ms shutter lag
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
104 ms shutter lag
Battery life
Great battery life
1500 shots
Cross type focus points
Many cross-type focus points
39

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 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,190 - $2,499 body only

$2,720 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$750 - $999 body only

$860 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,219 - $1,399 body only

$1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,190 - $2,499 body only

$2,720 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,269 - $1,499 body only

$1,569 - $1,849 with 18-135mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,219 - $1,399 body only

$1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Better image quality
Cross type focus points Many fewer cross-type focus points

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