Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II vs Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II vs Canon EOS 5D Mark IV.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II and Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II has a 42.4 MP and Canon EOS 5D Mark IV has a 30.4 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
  Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Front Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Canon
Megapixels 42.4 30.4
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Dslr Dslr
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 7952 x 5304 (42.2 MP, 3:2) 6720 x 4480 (30.1 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 32000
Full ISO Settings AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, 100-32000 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2)
Startup Time 1.2 seconds 0.5 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type TTL Phase-detection AF: Dedicated CCD line sensors: 79 points (15 cross-type points, F2.8- sensitive at the center point); Focal Plane Phase Detection: 399 points (323 selectable points, 79 hybrid-cross auto focus points*) * When Hybrid Phase Detection AF is activated Phase Detect: OVF: 61-point (up to 41 cross-type points); Up to 5 dual cross-type AF points at f/2.8 and f/5.6, up to 20 cross-type AF points at f/4 and f/5.6, up to 21 cross-type AF points at f/5.6 and f/8, up to 20 horizontal-line AF points at f/5.6, up to 61 horizontal-line AF points at f/8; Dual Pixel CMOS AF on sensor
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, 100-32000 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2)
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 61 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 25 19
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 1.3cm (0.5-inch) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from the eyepiece lens/18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 m-1 (CIPA standard), eye sensor SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter, fixed focusing screen, on demand grid
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p) 4096x2160 (30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
Video File Format XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV (4K video: Motion JPEG; Full HD and HD Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Memory Card Type MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support SD: UHS-I, CF: UDMA7
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/200
Internal connections Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI (can output up to 4K/30p 8-bit 4:2:2) ; Microphone and Headphone jacks, DC input terminal Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, Stereo Mic Jack, Stereo Monitor Jack, PC-Sync Terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No Yes
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 390 shots 900 shots
Battery Types NP-FM500H Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E20 battery grip
Weight 29.9 oz (849 g) 31.4 oz (890 g) includes batteries
Size 5.6 x 4.1 x 3.0 in. (143 x 104 x 76 mm) 5.9 x 4.6 x 3.0 in. (151 x 116 x 76 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $3,198.00 Buy from Amazon for $2,799.00
Release Date 2016-11-30 2016-09-01