Canon EOS 5D Mark II vs Sony Alpha a7R III

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
206 ms shutter lag
Great battery life
Battery life
850 shots
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha a7R III

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,440k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
True resolution
High true resolution
42.2 MP
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 5D Mark II.

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Competitors

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,022 body only

$1,412 - $1,999 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Viewfinder coverage Less viewfinder coverage
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,150 body only

$2,644 with 50mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder coverage Significantly better viewfinder coverage
Weight Heavier
Canon EOS 5D

Canon EOS 5D

Pro DSLR

$2,170 body only

Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Sony Alpha a7R III Competitors

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Canon EOS R

Boutique

$2,199 - $2,299

Focus points Many more focus points
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
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Sony Alpha a7 III

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,898 - $2,167 body only

$1,998 - $2,226 with 28-70mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Focus points More focus points
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
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Nikon Z7

Boutique

$3,322 - $3,997

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Larger screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life

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