Nikon D850Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Top 3%2,376 points
Top 3%
Top 5%2,320 points
Top 5%
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
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Top specs and features

Nikon D850 vs Canon EOS 5D Mark IV: 90 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

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

2. sensor size

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

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.
153
Sony Alpha a9: 693
61

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.
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
27% have it

6. 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.
102400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
102400 ISO

7. weight

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

8. longer battery life

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

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.
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
37% have it

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
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.
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
11% have it

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/8000s

14. 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.
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
26% have it

16. Is dustproof and water resistant

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

17. width

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

18. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
25% have it

19. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
2359k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
1620k dots

20. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
30% have it

21. volume

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

22. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
72% have it

23. height

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

24. thickness

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

25. 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.
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
17% have it

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