Sony a99 II Vs. Canon 5D Mark IV Vs. Nikon D810 Specs Comparison

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Sony has just announced the Alpha a99 II full frame camera today. Features a 42MP full frame sensor, 12 fps, the US price is $3,198.00, will be shipping in November, 2016. Here is the detail specs comparison of a99 II, 5D Mark IV, and Nikon D810.

Feature a99 II 5D Mark IV D810
Sensor Resolution 42.4 MP 30 MP 36.3 MP
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS CMOS
Sensor Size 35.9 x 24 mm 36 x 24 mm 35.9 x 24 mm
Sensor Type Full Frame Full Frame Full Frame
AA Filter No Yes No
Image Size 7952 x 5304 6720 x 4480 7360 x 4912
Image Processor BIONZ X Digic 6+ Expeed 4
Viewfinder Type Electronic Optical (pentaprism) Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.78x 0.71x 0.7x
Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlash SD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlash
Continuous Shooting Speed 12 FPS 7 FPS 5 FPS
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 to 30 sec 1/8000 to 30 sec 1/8000 to 30 sec
Shutter Durability 300,000 150,000 200,000
Metering 1,200 zones 150,000-pixel RGB+IR with 252 zones 91,000-pixel RGB 3D Color Matrix Metering III
Metering Sensitivity -2 – 17 EV 0 – 20 EV (-4 – 20 EV in Live View) 0 – 20 EV
Native ISO Sensitivity ISO 100-25,600 ISO 100-32,000 ISO 64-12,800
Boosted ISO Sensitivity ISO 50, ISO 102,400 ISO 50, ISO 102,400 ISO 32, ISO 51,200
Autofocus System 79 points 61 points 51 points
Video Output XAVC S, AVCHD(MPEG-4) MPEG-4, Motion JPEG H.264, MPEG-4
Video Maximum Resolution 3840 x 2160 (29.97p, 23.98p, 25p) 4096 x 2160 (29.97p, 24p, 23.98p) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
Clean HDMI out Yes No Yes
LCD Size 3″ Tilting  LCD 3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD 3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD
Touch Screen No Yes No
LCD Resolution 1,228,800 dots 1,620,000 dots 1,229,000 dots
Exposure Compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
Built-in GPS Optional Yes Optional
Built-in Wi-Fi Yes Yes No
Built-in Flash No No Yes
Battery NP-FM500H LP-E6N EN-EL15
Battery Life 390 shots (CIPA) 900 shots (CIPA) 1,200 shots (CIPA)
USB Version 2.0 3.0 3.0
Dimensions 143 x 104 x 76 mm 151 x 116 x 76 mm 146 x 123 x 82 mm
Weight 849g 890g 880g
MSRP Price $3,198

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  • Fernando Trujillo

    This looks good on paper, however my experience with Sony is that weather sealing is a major issue for those of us who shoot in less than stellar weather. Sony product support and service is less than stellar to say the least.