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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV vs Nikon D810

5.93 in
4.58 in
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Digital Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
5.75 in
3.21 in
Nikon D810 Digital Camera
Nikon D810
Available colors
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50
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4 stars
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3 stars
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4 stars
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Full Comparison

Sensor

Canon EOS 5D Mark IVCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Image sensor formatFull frameFull frame
Sensor size0.94 in1.41 in
Sensor photo detectors32.0 Mpx37.0 Mpx
Effective pixels30.0 Mpx36.0 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 5:4
  • 3:2
Max resolution6720 x 4480 px7360 x 4912 px
ProcessorDIGIC 6+Expeed 4

Image

Canon EOS 5D Mark IVCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D810Nikon D810
ISO
  • 100
  • 25600
  • 32000
  • 51200
  • 102400
  • 200
  • 12800
  • 51200
ISO minimum10064
ISO maximum32000051200
Boosted ISO minimum5032
Boosted ISO maximum10240051200
Maximum image resolution6720 x 4480 px7360 x 4912 px
White balance presets612
White balance modes
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Custom modes
  • Daylight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
  • Tungsten
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Fine
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Fluorescent H
  • Fluorescent L
  • Incandescent
  • Manual
  • Shade
Custom white balanceyesyes
Supported image file formats
  • JPEG
  • RAW
  • JPEG XR
  • NEF
  • RAW
  • TIF
Photo effectsBlack&White
  • Neutral
  • Vivid
Image stabilizeryesno
Image stabilization typeNoNo
Supported aspect ratios
  • 1:1
  • 3:2
  • 4:3
  • 16:9
  • 5:4
  • 16:9
Uncompressed formatRAWRAW + TIFF
HDRyesyes
AEB/HDR supportyesyes

Optics and focus

Canon EOS 5D Mark IVCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Lens mount
  • Canon EF-M
  • Canon EF-S
Nikon F
Magnification (Crop factor)1.0 x1.0 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)LampLamp
Focus adjustmentAuto/ManualManual
Contrast autofocusyesyes
Brightness adjustmentyesyes
Autofocus in recording modeyesyes
Focal length multiplier1x1x
Autofocus
  • AI Focus
  • Multi Point Auto Focus
  • Servo Auto Focus
  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Servo Auto Focus
  • Single Auto Focus
  • Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lockyesyes
Manual focusyesyes
Auto Focus (AF) points selection
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Auto
  • Manual
Auto Focus (AF) assist beamyesyes
Number of focus points6151
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)6151
Image stabiliserLens based onlyLens based only
Phase detection autofocusyesyes
Number of AF points (contrast)4151

Screen and viewfinder

Canon EOS 5D Mark IVCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Screen size3.2 in3.2 in
Articulated LCDnono
Screen technologyLCDLCD TFT
Screen dots16200001229000
Touch screennono
Field of view100.0 %170.0 %
Live viewyesyes
ViewfinderElectronicOptical
Viewfinder coverage100.0 %100.0 %
Viewfinder magnification0.71 x0.7 x
Dioptre correctionyesyes
Diopter adjustment (D-D)-3 - 1-3 - 1
Separate info displayyesyes

Photography features

Canon EOS 5D Mark IVCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Shooting modes
  • Aperture priority
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Scene
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Shutter priority
Camera shutter typeElectronicElectronic
Minimum shutter speed30.0 s30.0 s
Maximum shutter speed1.0 s1.0 s
Shutter priorityyesyes
Aperture priorityyesyes
Manual exposure modeyesyes
Number of exposures22
Exposure compensation plus55
Exposure compensation minus-5-5
Expousure compensation steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 1
Auto exposure lockyesyes
AE EV steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 1/3
  • 2/3
  • 1
Continuous shootingyesyes
Self-timer delay
  • 2
  • 10
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
Histogramyesyes
AE frames
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
WB BracketingYes
Yes
Subject / scene modesnono
Flash sync speed1/200s1/250s
Built-in flashnoyes
Flash modes
  • Auto
  • Manual
Manual
External flash connectionHot shoeHot shoe
Flash metering system
  • E-TTL
  • E-TTL II
i-TTL
External flashyesyes
Continuous drive7.0 fps5.0 fps
Scene modes
  • Landscape
  • Portrait
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
Self-timeryesyes
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Spot
Manual settingsyesyes
Self-timer options
  • 2
  • 10
  • custom
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
Speed (JPEG)7.0 fps5.0 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 3.0±EV0.3 - 1.0±EV

Videography features

Canon EOS 5D Mark IVCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Maximum resolution4096 x 2160 px1920 x 1080 px
Video recordingyesyes
Recording resolutions
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 4096 x 2160
  • 640 x 480
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
HD type4K Ultra HDFull HD
Supported video file formats
  • AVC
  • H.264
  • MJPEG
  • MOV
  • MP4
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • MOV
  • MPEG-4
Camera playback
  • Highlights
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Highlights
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Slide show
  • Thumbnails
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280 x 7201920 x 1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30.0 fps60.0 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)120.0 fps60.0 fps

Audio features

Canon EOS 5D Mark IVCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Built-in microphoneyesyes
Microphone typeMonoStereo
Speaker typeMonoMono
Audio systemMonoStereo
Supported audio file formatsAACPCM

Design

Canon EOS 5D Mark IVCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Body typeSLRSLR
Body materialAluminum-magnesiumAluminum-magnesium
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Black,White
Black
Anti-dust systemyesyes
Environmentally sealedyesyes

Dimensions

Canon EOS 5D Mark IVCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Weight28.22 oz31.04 oz
Width5.93 in5.75 in
Height4.58 in3.21 in
Depth2.99 in4.84 in

Storage

Canon EOS 5D Mark IVCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Compatible memory cards
  • CF
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • CF
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Storage types
  • Compact Flash
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • Compact Flash
Camera file system
  • DPOF 1.1
  • Exif 2.3
  • DCF 2.0
  • DPOF
  • Exif 2.3

Power

Canon EOS 5D Mark IVCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Power source typeBatteryBattery
Battery life (CIPA)9001200
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Lithium-Ion
Number of batteries supported11

Connectivity

Canon EOS 5D Mark IVCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D810Nikon D810
HDMIyesyes
HDMI connector typeMiniMini
USB version
3.2 Gen 1
3.1
Microphone portyesyes
WirelessBuilt-InOptional
Remote controlyesyes
PictBridgeyesyes
NFCyesno
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yesno
Bluetoothnono
Firewirenono

Other features

Canon EOS 5D Mark IVCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Nikon D810Nikon D810
GPSyesno
Languages support
  • ARA
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • HUN
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • KOR
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUM
  • RUS
  • SWE
  • THA
  • TUR
  • UKR
  • ARA
  • BEN
  • BUL
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • HIN
  • HUN
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • KOR
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUM
  • RUS
  • SER
  • SWE
  • THA
  • TUR
  • UKR
Tripod mounting supportedyesyes

Pros & Cons

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