Canon EOS-1D Mark IV vs Canon EOS 7D

6.14 in
6.17 in
Canon EOS-1D Mark IV Digital Camera
vs
5.83 in
2.89 in
Canon EOS 7D Digital Camera

Full Comparison

Sensor

Canon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Sensor type
CMOS
CCD
Image sensor format
APS-H
APS-C
Sensor size
27.9, 18.6
22.3, 14.9
Sensor photo detectors
17 Mpx
19 Mpx
Effective pixels
16 Mpx
18 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
3:2
3:2
Max resolution
4896, 3264
5184, 3456
Other resolutions
4320x2880, 3672x2448, 3552x2368, 2448x1632
5184x3456, 3888x2592, 3456x2304, 2592x1728
Processor
2 x DIGIC 4
2 x DIGIC 4

Image

Canon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
ISO Auto
nono
yesyes
ISO minimum
100
100
ISO maximum
12800
6400
Boosted ISO maximum
102400
12800
Maximum image resolution
4896, 3264
5184, 3456
White balance presets
8
6
White balance modes
Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Manual, Shade, Tungsten
Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Tungsten
Custom white balance
yesyes
Yes (1)
Supported image file formats
JPEG, RAW
JPG, RAW
Photo effects
Black&White, Neutral
Black&White, Neutral
Image stabilizer
yesyes
yesyes
Image stabilization type
nono
nono
Supported aspect ratios
3:2
3:2
Uncompressed format
RAW
RAW
HDR
nono
nono
AEB/HDR support
yesyes
yesyes

Optics and focus

Canon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Lens mount
Canon EF-S, Canon EF
Canon EF-S
Magnification (Crop factor)
1.3 x
1.6 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)
nono
Flash
Contrast autofocus
yesyes
yesyes
Autofocus in recording mode
yesyes
yesyes
Focal length multiplier
1.3×
1.6×
Autofocus
Centre weighted Auto Focus, Continuous Auto Focus, Face tracking, Flexible Spot Auto Focus, Monitoring Auto Focus, Multi Point Auto Focus, Selective, Single Auto Focus, Spot Auto Focus
Face detection, Servo Auto Focus, Spot Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lock
yesyes
yesyes
Manual focus
yesyes
yesyes
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
yesyes
yesyes
Number of focus points
45
19
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)
45
19
Image stabiliser
Lens based only
Lens based only
Phase detection autofocus
yesyes
yesyes

Screen and viewfinder

Canon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Screen size
3.00 in
3.00 in
Articulated LCD
Fixed
Fixed
Screen technology
LCD
LCD
Screen dots
920000
920000
Touch screen
nono
nono
Field of view
100 %
160 %
Live view
yesyes
yesyes
Viewfinder
Optical
Electronic
Viewfinder coverage
100 %
100 %
Viewfinder magnification
0.76 x
1 x
Separate info display
yesyes
yesyes

Photography features

Canon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Camera shutter type
Mechanical
Electronic, Mechanical
Minimum shutter speed
30 s
30 s
Maximum shutter speed
1/8000 s
1/8000 s
Shutter priority
yesyes
yesyes
Aperture priority
yesyes
yesyes
Manual exposure mode
yesyes
yesyes
Number of exposures
2
3
Exposure compensation plus
3
5
Exposure compensation minus
-3
-5
Expousure compensation steps
1/2, 1/3
1/3, 1/2
AE EV steps
1/3, 1/2
1/3, 1/2
Continuous shooting
yesyes
yesyes
Self-timer delay
2 s
2, 10
Histogram
yesyes
yesyes
AE frames
3
3
WB Bracketing
Yes (max 3 shots)
Yes (max 3 shots)
Subject / scene modes
nono
yesyes
Flash sync speed
1/300s
1/250s
Built-in flash
nono
yesyes
Flash modes
Auto, Fill-in, Flash OFF, Manual, Pre-flash, Redeye Reduction, Second-curtain Sync, Slow Sync, Suppressed
Auto, Flash OFF, Redeye Reduction
External flash connection
Hot shoe, PC terminal
Hot shoe, PC terminal
External flash
yesyes
yesyes
Continuous drive
10.0 fps
8.0 fps
Scene modes
Portrait, Landscape (scenery)
Portrait, Landscape (scenery)
Self-timer
yesyes
yesyes
Metering modes
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot, Partial
Manual settings
yesyes
yesyes
Self-timer options
2, 10
2, 10
Speed (JPEG)
10 fps
8 fps
Speed (RAW)
10 fps
8 fps
Exposure bracketing
0.3 - 3.0±EV
0.3 - 3.0±EV

Videography features

Canon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Maximum resolution
1920, 1080
1920, 1080
Video recording
yesyes
yesyes
HD type
Full HD
Full HD
Supported video file formats
MOV
MOV
Camera playback
Slide show
Single image, Slide show
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1280x720
1280x720
Max frame rate (highest resolution)
30 fps
30 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)
60 fps
60 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate
29.97 fps
29.97 fps

Audio features

Canon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Built-in microphone
yesyes
yesyes
Microphone type
Stereo
Mono

Design

Canon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Body type
SLR
SLR
Body material
Aluminum-magnesium
Magnesium
Colour of product
Black
Black
Anti-dust system
yesyes
yesyes
Environmentally sealed
yesyes
yesyes

Dimensions

Canon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Weight
2.65 lb
1.81 lb
Width
6.14 in
5.83 in
Height
6.17 in
2.89 in
Depth
3.15 in
4.36 in

Storage

Canon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Compatible memory cards
CF, MicroDrive, SD, SDHC
CF, MicroDrive
Dual memory card slots
yesyes
yesyes
Storage types
Compact Flash Type I/II, UDMA, SD, SDHC
Compact Flash Type I/II, UDMA, SD, SDHC

Power

Canon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Battery life (CIPA)
1500
750
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Connectivity

Canon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
HDMI
yesyes
nono
HDMI ports quantity
1
1
USB version
2.0
2.0
Remote control
yesyes
yesyes
PictBridge
yesyes
yesyes
NFC
nono
nono
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
nono
nono
Bluetooth
yesyes
nono
Firewire
nono
nono

Other features

Canon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS-1D Mark IVCanon EOS 7DCanon EOS 7D
Timelapse recording
yesyes
yesyes
GPS
nono
nono
Orientation sensor
yesyes
yesyes

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