Canon EOS R10 vs Sony a7R II

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS R10 and Sony a7R II. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Canon EOS R10 is manufacturered by Canon but Sony a7R II is from Sony. Both Canon and Sony are well known brands though.

Canon EOS R10 were released 2022 and Sony a7R II was released 2015. That is a 7 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS R10 2022
Sony a7R II 2015

Type of camera

Both these cameras are Mirrorless cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS R10 has a "Canon APS-C"-sensor while Sony a7R II has a "Sony Full Frame"-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 R10 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Sony a7R II 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
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)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Sony)

Resolution

Canon EOS R10 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Sony a7R II has 42 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS R10 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Sony a7R II 42 MP
42177408 pixels
7952 x 5304

Sony a7R II has a 76 % larger resolution than Canon EOS R10. 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.

ISO range

Canon EOS R10 has a larger ISO-range than Sony a7R II. Canon EOS R10 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 32000 while Sony a7R II has 100 to 25600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS R10 100-32000
Sony a7R II 100-25600

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.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS R10 belongs to the Canon EOS R-system and needs an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E, and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS R10
Lens compatibility chart for Sony a7R II

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS R10 can shoot up to 15 pictures per seconds and Sony a7R II can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS R10 15
Sony a7R II 5

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS R10 and Sony a7R II can shoot movies.

Weight

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.

Sony a7R II weighs 625 gr (equal to 1.38 lb) which is 47% heavier than Canon EOS R10 and its 426 gr (or 0.94 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS R10 426 gr
0.94 lb
Sony a7R II 625 gr
1.38 lb

Canon EOS R10 vs Sony a7R II Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS R10 and Sony a7R II, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS R10
Sony a7R II
Name Canon EOS R10 Sony a7R II
Manufacturer Canon Sony
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS R10
Sony a7R II
Release Year 2022 2015
Release Date 2022-05-24 2015-06-10
MSRP 979 USD 3199 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS R10
Sony a7R II
Camera Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Sensor
Canon EOS R10
Sony a7R II
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) Full Frame (approx 36 x 24 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 7952 x 5304 pixels
Megapixels 24 MP 42 MP
Image Processor DIGIC X Bionz X
Image
Canon EOS R10
Sony a7R II
ISO Range 100 - 32000 100 - 25600
White Balance Presets 6 10
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No Yes
(Sensor-Shift (5-axis))
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 4.5 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS R10
Sony a7R II
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 651 399
Lens Mount Canon RF

See Compatible Lenses
Sony E

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
Full frame
No multiplier
Example:
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS R10
Sony a7R II
Articulated LCD Fully articulated Tilting
Screen size 3 3
Screen dots N/A 1228800
Touch screen Yes No
Screen type TFT color LCD TFT LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.95 0.78x
Viewfinder Resolution 3690000 N/A
Photography features
Canon EOS R10
Sony a7R II
Frames per second 15 fps 5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes No
Built-in Flash Range N/A N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Average
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS R10
Sony a7R II
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
MPEG4
XAVC-S
AVCHD
Video resolution 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
1440 x 1080
1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Canon EOS R10
Sony a7R II
Memory Card SD/SDHC
Memory Stick Pro Duo
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS R10
Sony a7R II
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes Yes
Headphone Port No Yes
Wireless Yes
Built-in
Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n with NFC)
Remote Control Yes (Wired or wireless) Yes (wired or via smartphone)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS R10
Sony a7R II
Enviromentally sealed No Yes
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details LP-E17
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 450 shots 290 shots
Width 123 mm 127 mm
Height 88 mm 96 mm
Depth 83 mm 60 mm
Weight 426 gram 625 gram