Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV vs Canon EOS RP Comparison



Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV vs Canon EOS RP.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV and Canon EOS RP. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV has a 61.0 MP and Canon EOS RP has a 26.2 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV Canon EOS RP
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV Front Canon EOS RP Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Canon
Megapixels 61.0 26.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 9504 x 6336 (60.2 MP, 3:2) 6240 x 4160 (26.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 32000 Min 100 - Max 40000
Full ISO Settings AUTO (ISO 100-12800; selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, 100 - 40000 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to L (50), H1 (51200) and H2 (102400)
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Fast Hybrid 4D AF: 567 points (PDAF), APS-C mode with full-frame lens: 325 points (PDAF), with APS-C lens: 247 points (PDAF) / 425 points (contrast-detection AF); Wide (567 points (PDAF), 425 points (CDAF))/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot/Tracking (Wide/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot); Touch AF Dual-Pixel CMOS AF: 4779 selectable AF points; Face+Tracking AF, Spot AF, 1-point AF, Expand AF Area, Zone AF; Touch and Drag AF; Eye-AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO (ISO 100-12800; selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, 100 - 40000 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to L (50), H1 (51200) and H2 (102400)
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 68 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 30 Unlimited
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 1.3 cm (0.5 type) 5.76M-dot UXGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter, Approx. 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens, 18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1, eye sensor EVF: 2.36M dot OLED, 100% coverage, 0.70x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -4 to +1 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (25p/24p)
Video File Format XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM or AAC)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support Dual SD UHS-II slots
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/180
Internal connections USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1), Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone jacks Mini (Type-C) HDMI, Type-C USB 2.0, Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Mic and Headphone Jacks
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 530 shots 210 shots
Battery Types NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 23.5 oz (665 g) includes batteries 17.1 oz (485 g) includes batteries
Size 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.1 in. (129 x 96 x 78 mm) 5.2 x 3.3 x 2.8 in. (133 x 85 x 70 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $3,498.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,299.00
Release Date 2019-09-01 2019-03-15