Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV vs Pentax K-70 Comparison



Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV vs Pentax K-70.

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 Pentax K-70. While Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV has 35mm sensor, Pentax K-70 has APS-C sensor and 61.0 has a 61.0 MP and Pentax K-70 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV Pentax K-70
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV Front Pentax K-70 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Ricoh
Megapixels 61.0 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.5x
AA Filter None Optional
Image Resolution 9504 x 6336 (60.2 MP, 3:2) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 32000 Min 100 - Max 102400
Full ISO Settings AUTO (ISO 100-12800; selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, 100-102400 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Startup Time 1.0 seconds
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 SAFOX X TTL phase-matching - 11 points (9 cross type focus points in the center); Hybrid PD/CD AF in Live View with Face detection, Tracking, Multiple AF points, Select, Spot AF area modes
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO (ISO 100-12800; selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, 100-102400 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/6000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 68 47
AW Buffer Size 30 11
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / 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 SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., 22.3mm eyepoint (from center of lens), -2.5 to +1.5 diopter, interchangeable Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), Motion JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record
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 No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
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 Micro (Type D) HMDI, USB 2.0 Micro B, 3.5mm external stereo mic / cable switch jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 530 shots 410 shots
Battery Types NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 23.5 oz (665 g) includes batteries 39.6 oz (1,122 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.1 in. (129 x 96 x 78 mm) 4.9 x 3.7 x 2.9 in. (126 x 93 x 74 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $3,498.00 Buy from Amazon for $594.89
Release Date 2019-09-01 2016-07-30