Flagship Epic Shootout Video Review: Sony a9 Vs. Canon 1D X Mark II Vs. Nikon D5

Photographer Michael Andrew’s YouTube channel Michael the Maven has posted a video of flagship epic shootout review by comparing the Sony a9 ((Amazon/B&H/Adorama)), Nikon D5 (Amazon/B&H/Adorama)and Canon EOS 1D X Mark II (Amazon/B&H/Adorama) flagship cameras.

According to Michael Andrew, all these cameras are testing at the same conditions. This video compared these three flagship cameras for Sports Shooting, Low Light Focusing, Video Focusing, Dynamic Range, High Portrait ISO, Moire Test, Thermal Test, Rolling Shutter, Real World Video, Portrait Test, Ergonomics. You can jump to a specific section through links below:

  • 01:04 – Intro
  • 05:30 – Sports Shooting
  • 16:05 – Low Light Focusing
  • 16:45 – Video Focusing
  • 18:06 – Dynamic Range
  • 22:27 – High Portrait ISO
  • 23:48 – Moire Test
  • 24:12 – Thermal Test
  • 24:53 – Rolling Shutter
  • 25:24 – Real World Video
  • 29:07 – Portrait Test
  • 32:10 – Ergonomics
  • 32:11 – Conclusion

After the whole video testing, Michael Andrew said that he prefers the Sony a9 other than Canon 1D X Mark II and Nikon D5 for overall ratings.