Canon EOS 7D Mark II vs Canon EOS 20Da

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 7D Mark II and Canon EOS 20Da. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Canon EOS 20Da

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II were released 2014 and Canon EOS 20Da was released 2005. That is a 9 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS 7D Mark II Canon 2014
Canon EOS 20Da Canon 2005

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

Both these cameras have the same sorts sensor (called "APSC") which means that if you compare the cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Neither of the cameras have a Full frame sensor which means that you will get a "crop factor" where the cameras sensor size effect the focal length with a multiplier.

Camera Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")
Canon EOS 7D Mark II 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Canon EOS 20Da 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a 20 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 20Da has 8,2 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Canon EOS 7D Mark II 20 MP 19961856 5472 3648
Canon EOS 20Da 8,2 MP 8185344 3504 2336

Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a 144 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 20Da. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 20Da. Canon EOS 7D Mark II has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 16000 while Canon EOS 20Da has 100 to 3200.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 7D Mark II 100-16000
Canon EOS 20Da 100-3200

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 20Da

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS 7D Mark II can shoot up to 10 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 20Da can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 7D Mark II 10
Canon EOS 20Da 5

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

When comparing these two cameras there is only one of them that can shoot movies and that is Canon EOS 7D Mark II. Unfortunately Canon EOS 20Da does not support recording movies and movie clips.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II weighs 910 gr (equal to 2,01 lb) which is 18% heavier than Canon EOS 20Da and its 770 gr (or 1,7 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS 7D Mark II 910 gr 2,01 lb
Canon EOS 20Da 770 gr 1,7 lb