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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV vs Nikon D810 Comparison

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Here is a quick comparison for the EOS 5D Mark IV vs Nikon D810 DSLR cameras with full-frame image sensors.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV features a 30.4 megapixel CMOS sensor with Dual Pixel AF. The CMOS sensor allows for fast phase-detection autofocus in video and continuous focus for stills shooting in live view.

Nikon D810 features a 36.3 megapixel sensor with no optical low pass filter, Expeed 4 image processing engine, 51-point auto-focus system and 5fps burst shooting at full resolution.

Specifications Comparison of EOS 5D Mark IV vs Nikon D810 Cameras

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV vs Nikon D810 Comparison

To see the differences between these digital SLR cameras we have put together EOS 5D Mark IV vs Nikon D810 specs comparison table below. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Feature Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Nikon D810
Sensor Resolution 30 MP 36.3 MP
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Size 36 x 24 mm 35.9 x 24 mm
Sensor Type Full Frame Full Frame
AA Filter Yes No
Image Size 6720 x 4480 7360 x 4912
Image Processor Digic 6+ Expeed 4
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism) Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.71x 0.7x
Continuous Shooting Speed 7 FPS 5 FPS
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 to 30 sec 1/8000 to 30 sec
Shutter Durability 150,000 200,000
Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlash SD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlash
Metering 150,000-pixel RGB+IR with 252 zones 91,000-pixel RGB 3D Color Matrix Metering III
Metering Sensitivity 0 – 20 EV (-4 – 20 EV in Live View) 0 – 20 EV
Native ISO Sensitivity ISO 100-32,000 ISO 64-12,800
Boosted ISO Sensitivity ISO 50, ISO 102,400 ISO 32, ISO 51,200
Autofocus System 61 points 51 points
Video Output MPEG-4, Motion JPEG H.264, MPEG-4
Video Maximum Resolution 4096 x 2160 (29.97p, 24p, 23.98p) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
Clean HDMI out No Yes
LCD Size 3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD 3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots 1,229,000 dots
Touch Screen Yes No
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
Built-in GPS Yes Optional
Built-in Wi-Fi Yes No
Built-in Flash No Yes
Battery LP-E6N EN-EL15
Battery Life 900 shots (CIPA) 1,200 shots (CIPA)
USB Version 3.0 3.0
Dimensions 151 x 116 x 76 mm 146 x 123 x 82 mm
Weight 890g 880g
MSRP Price $3,499 $2,797