Sony Alpha 7R II vs. Canon EOS-1D X Specification Comparison Table.
Megapixels: – As we know the Sony A7R II has already declared as the world’s first fastest full frame camera recently. Here we see there is much difference in the resolution between SonyA7R II and Canon EOS -1DX. SonyA7R II has comparatively more than two times resolution than Canon EOS -1DX.
Due to high resolution it favored as the world’s first back-illuminated full-frame sensor 42.4 MP Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor and BIONZ X Image Processor, it is undoubtedly superior to Canon EOS -1DX ‘s 18.1MP CMOS sensor when used at base ISO range.
ISO – The Sony A7R II ISO range is limited to 102400, on the other hand the Canon 1DX ISO features ISO range of 204800, the more ISO range will sure help you get cleaner ISO images compared to A7R II.
Image Stabilization:- Sony A7R II is equipped with a 5-axis SteadyShot INSIDE image stabilization system. Due to presence of this system, the users can feel relax during shooting of still images and videos and need not to worry about camera shake. The inclusion of such system also gives them the opportunity to adopt any type of lenses even adapted lenses, for imagery. The system offers about 4.5 stops of shutter speed during shooting different varieties of subjects.
It’s all the 5 axis of stabilization system runs every time, even if the users used with third –party lenses and adapters.
In case of long focal length, its image stabilization system automatically corrects for pitch and yaw adjustments
The image stabilization is absent in Canon EOS -1DX.
AF Points:- Sony A7R II is based on Fast Hybrid AF with 399 Phase-Detect Points. The 399 on-sensors phase-detect AF points gives you coverage of 45% screen and also it added with 25 contrasts-detect AF points which are sufficient for ultra-fast AF speed and high accuracy.. The Canon EOS -1DX offers 61-Point High Density Reticular AF which includes an Offset Array Sensor which helps to deliver with better accuracy, at the end in AF number game Canon is behind and be sure it will affect its performance also.
Continuous shooting speed – The Canon 1DX features ultra fast 14fps continuous shooting speed with Full time AF support, the Sony A7R II is limited to 5fps only.
Video: The Sony A7R II can record 4K videos and also you can enjoy the blazing fast AF speed while recording the 4K video thanks to the newly developed Hybrid CMOS AF system, the camera can also record high speed videos, HD 1280 x 720p videos up to 120 fps. The Canon 1DX is limited to Full HD video recording only and Phase AF support isn’t available at Video mode.
Connectivity – The Sony A7R II features WiFi and NFC on the other hand the 1DX doesn’t have such feature.
Verdict: The Canon 1DX is an excellent too for still shooters, a prefect balance of different technologies, Sony A7R II looks like a complete package.. but the biggest lack is less lenses is available to choose from.
Finally the Time has arrived when Canon should bring a new prime machine that will create a new benchmark in-terms of performance.
Undoubtedly Sony A7RII camera features more better core specification compared to Canon 1DX Mark II camera.