Canon EOS 90D vs Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 90D and Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.Canon EOS 90D were released 2019 and Canon EOS 5D Mark IV was released 2016. That is a 3 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 90D||2019|
|Canon EOS 5D Mark IV||2016|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 90D has a "APSC"-sensor while Canon EOS 5D Mark IV has a "FF"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **|
|Canon EOS 90D||80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
|Canon EOS 5D Mark IV||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Canon EOS 90D has a 33 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 5D Mark IV has 30 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS 90D||
6960 x 4640
|Canon EOS 5D Mark IV||
6720 x 4480
Canon EOS 90D has a 7 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 90D. Canon EOS 5D Mark IV has an ISO range that stretches from 50 to 102400 while Canon EOS 90D has 100 to 25600.
|Canon EOS 90D||100-25600|
|Canon EOS 5D Mark IV||50-102400|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.
Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 90D
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 90D can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 5D Mark IV can shoot up to 7 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 90D||11|
|Canon EOS 5D Mark IV||7|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
In this case, both Canon EOS 90D and Canon EOS 5D Mark IV can shoot movies.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV weighs 890 gr (equal to 1,96 lb) which is 27% heavier than Canon EOS 90D and its 701 gr (or 1,55 lb).
|Canon EOS 90D||701 gr
|Canon EOS 5D Mark IV||890 gr