Nikon Z7 II vs Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
ManufacturingNikon Z7 II were released 2020 and Canon EOS 5D Mark IV was released 2016. That is a 4 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|Nikon Z7 II||Nikon||2020|
|Canon EOS 5D Mark IV||Canon||2016|
Type of camera
Nikon Z7 II is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.
Sensors / crop factor
Even though the camera sensors might be called differently they are both considered Full frame which means that the focal length of the lenses is not effected. There is no crop factor on any of these cameras and sensors.
|Camera||Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")|
|Nikon Z7 II||50 mm||(a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)|
|Canon EOS 5D Mark IV||50 mm||(a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)|
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Nikon Z7 II||46 MP||45441024||8256||5504|
|Canon EOS 5D Mark IV||30 MP||30105600||6720||4480|
Nikon Z7 II has a 51 % 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, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
|Nikon Z7 II||64-25600|
|Canon EOS 5D Mark IV||50-102400|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Nikon Z7 II can shoot up to 10 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 5D Mark IV can shoot up to 7 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Nikon Z7 II||10|
|Canon EOS 5D Mark IV||7|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
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.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Nikon Z7 II||705 gr||1,55 lb|
|Canon EOS 5D Mark IV||890 gr||1,96 lb|