Benchmarks Real world tests of EOS 7D Mark II vs 5D Mark IV

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

EOS 7D Mark II
670 photos
EOS 5D Mark IV
900 photos

Features Key features of the EOS 7D Mark II  vs 5D Mark IV 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

EOS 7D Mark II
51,200 ISO
EOS 5D Mark IV
102,400 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

EOS 7D Mark II
16.8 microns
EOS 5D Mark IV
28.7 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs


EOS 7D Mark II  vs
5D Mark IV 
Megapixels 20 MP 30.1 MP
Resolution 5472 x 3648 6720 x 4480
Size APS-C Full frame
Area 22.4 x 15 mm 36 x 24 mm
Crop factor 1.6x 1.0x
Pixel size 16.8 microns 28.7 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 16,000 ISO 50 ISO to 102,400 ISO

focus system

Type Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points 65 61
Supports continuous Yes Yes


Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/8000 s 1/8000 s

form factor

Size 149 x 112 x 78 mm 151 x 116 x 76 mm
Thickness 78 mm 76 mm
Weight 910 g 890 g
Is weather sealed Yes Yes


Includes a GPS Yes No
WiFi None 802.11n


EOS 7D Mark II  vs
5D Mark IV 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 59.94 fps (MPEG-4) Unknown
External mic jack 3.5mm 3.5mm


Size 3" 3.2"
Resolution 1,040 k dots 1,620 k dots
Has a touch screen No Yes
Has a flip out screen No No
Supports live view Yes Yes


Viewfinder mirror Opaque Opaque
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Pentaprism Pentaprism
Coverage 100% 100%
Magnification 1x 0.71x
Viewfinder size 0.62x 0.71x


Max continuous shooting 10 fps 7 fps
Battery life 670 900
Continuous shooting
10 fps
7 fps
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