Canon EOS 5D Mark IVNikon D850
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Top 12%
Top 6%2,497 points
Top 6%
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D850
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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV vs Nikon D850: 89 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.5x more megapixels.
30.4MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
45.7MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
36 x 24mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
35.9 x 23.9mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
61
Sony Alpha a9: 693
153

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
7fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
7fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D850
27% have it

6. weight

25g lighter.
890g
HTC Re: 65.5g
915g

7. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
102400ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
102400ISO

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
900shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
1840shots

9. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
2160 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
2160 x 30fps

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D850
36% have it

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D850
49% have it

12. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D850
11% have it

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
0s

14. width

4.7mm narrower.
150.7mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
146mm

16. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D850
25% have it

17. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D850
26% have it

18. height

7.6mm shorter.
116.4mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
124mm

19. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D850
9% have it

20. volume

6.31% less body volume.
1331.4cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
1421.16cm³

21. thickness

2.6mm thinner.
75.9mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
78.5mm

22. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D850
24% have it

23. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D850
17% have it

24. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.2"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3.2"

25. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D850
23% have it

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