Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Compared to the Canon EOS R6

SpecificationsCanon EOS 5D Mark IVCanon EOS R6
  Canon EOS R6
Year Introduced20162020
Megapixels30.420.1
Total Pixels31.721.4
Sensor Size36.0 x 24.0mm36.0 x 24.0mm
Pixel Dimensions6720 x 44805472 x 3648
Pixel Size5.36µm6.56µm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/8.6f/10.6
Sensor StabilizationNY
Lens MountEF (excludes EF-S lenses), TS-E, MP-ERF (EF or EF-S lenses when using Mount Adapter EF-EOS R)
FOVCF1.0x1.0x
Image ProcessorDIGIC 6+DIGIC X
 
Autofocus  
TypeTTL secondary image-forming phase-difference detection system with Dual Pixel & AF-dedicated sensorPhase-difference detection system with image sensor (Dual Pixel CMOS AF)
Points61 Point / max of 41 cross-type AF points inc 5 dual cross type at f/2.8 and 61 points / 21 cross-type AF points at f/8
The number of cross-type AF points will differ depending on the lens.
1,053 AF Areas covering approx. 100% of the frame, 6,072 individually selectable AF points with 90% horizontal and 100% vertical coverage
Working RangeEV -3 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)EV -6.5 to 20 (f/1.2, at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100, One-Shot AF, Center AF Point)
ModesOne Shot
AI Focus
AI Servo AF
One Shot
Servo AF
Manual
Point SelectionAutomatic selection: All 61 point AF (based on EOS iTR AF setting)
Manual selection: Single point AF (selectable points 61, 15, 9 or cross type only points selectable)
Manual selection: Single point Spot AF
Manual selection: AF point Expansion 4 points (up, down, left, right)
Manual selection: AF point Expansion surrounding 8 points
Manual selection: Zone AF (all AF points divided into 9 focusing zones)
Manual selection: Large Zone AF (all AF points divided into 3 focusing zones)
AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting
Automatic Selection: Face+Tracking AF, Spot AF, 1-point AF (Must be selected for "Limit AF methods"), Expand AF Area, (4-point expansion, Around expansion (8-points)), Zone AF, Large Zone AF (Vertical, Horizontal)
MicroadjustmentManual: Enter adjustment +/- 20 steps (wide and tele setting for zoom lenses)
Adjust all lenses by same amount
Adjust up to 40 lenses individually
Adjustments remembered for lens by serial number
 
Exposure Control  
Metering ModesApprox. 150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 252-zone metering. EOS Intelligent Subject Analysis system
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to All AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 6.1% of viewfinder at center)
(3) Spot metering: Center spot metering (approx. 1.3% viewfinder at center)
AF point-linked spot metering not provided
(4) Center weighted average metering
Real-time with image sensor, 384-zone (24x16)
(1) Evaluative metering (AF point-linked)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 5.8% of the area at the center of the screen)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 2.9% of the area at the center of the screen)
(4) Center-weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 0 – 20 (at 23°C, ISO100, with evaluative metering)EV -3 – 20 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)
Exposure Comp+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).+/-3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
AEB+/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments2, 3, 5 or 7 shots in +/-3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
ISO SensitivityAuto 100-32000 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)
ISO can be expanded to L:50, H1: 51200, H2: 102400
Auto 100-102400 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)
ISO can be expanded to L:50, H1: 204800
Shutter Speed30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
WB SettingsAWB (Ambeince priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature Setting
White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9
Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature Setting
White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/Green +/-9
Custom WBYes, 1 setting can be registeredYes, 1 setting can be registered
 
Viewfinder  
TypePentaprism0.5" (127mm) OLED color EVF, 3.69 Million dots
CoverageApprox. 100%Approx. 100%
MagnificationApprox. 0.71xApprox. 0.76x
EyepointApprox. 21mmApprox. 23mm
InformationAF information: Single/Spot AF points, AF Frame, AF status, Focus indicator, AF mode, AF point selection, AF point registration
Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, flash metering, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB, metering mode, shooting mode
Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light
Image information: Card information, maximum burst (2 digit display), Highlight tone priority (D+), JPEG/RAW indicator, Dual Pixel RAW, Digital Lens Optimizer.
Composition information: Grid, Electronic level
Other information: Battery check, Warning symbol, Flicker Detection, drive mode, white balance
Shutter speed, Aperture, ISO speed, AF point information, Exposure level indicator, Number of remaining exposures, Exposure compensation, Battery level, Electronic shutter, HDR shooting, Highlight tone priority, Multiple-exposure shooting, Self-timer shooting mode, Maximum burst, AF method, Exposure simulation, Drive mode, AEB, Metering mode, FEB, Anti-flicker shooting, Still/video cropping, Shooting mode, Aspect ratio, Scene icons Auto Lighting Optimizer, AE lock Picture Style, Flash-ready, White balance, FE lock, Image Quality, High-speed sync, Bluetooth function, Wi-Fi on/off, , Histogram, Electronic level, Focus distance scale in manual focus, IS system, Audio Level – Manual (video), recording time remaining (video), headphone level (video), Video recording resolution frame rate and compression (video) Rec indicator (video)
DOF PreviewYes, with Depth of Field preview buttonYes, via Viewfinder
Eyepiece ShutterOn strapn/a
 
LCD  
TypeTouch screen 3.2" (8.10cm) Clear View LCD II, approx. 1620K dotsVari-angle touch screen 2.95" (7.50cm) Clear View LCD II, approx. 1.62 million dots
CoatingAnti-reflection and Anti-smudge. Reinforced glass incorporatedAnti-smudge
Brightness AdjManual: Adjustable to one of seven levels
Color Tone Adjustment: 4 settings
Manual: Adjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(3) Dual Axis Electronic Level
(4) Custom Quick Control Screen
(1) Basic Camera settings
(2) Advance Camera settings
(3) Camera settings plus histogram and dual level display
(4) No info
(5) Quick Control Screen
 
Flash  
Built-in GNN/A (ISO 100, meters)N/A (ISO 100, meters)
Built-in CoverageN/AN/A
Built-in Recycle TimeN/AN/A
ModesE-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
X-Sync1/200sec1/250 sec, 1/200 sec
Exposure Compensation+/- 3EV in 1/3 increments with EX series Speedlites+/- 3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Hot Shoe/PC TerminalYes / YesYes / No
External Flash CompE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash supportE-TTL II with EX and EL series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
External Flash ControlVia camera menu screenVia camera menu
 
Shooting  
Shooting ModesScene Intelligent Auto, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual (Stills and Movie), Bulb and Custom (x3)Stills: Scene Intelligent Auto, Flexible priority AE (FV), Program AE (P), Shutter priority AE (Safety shift possible) (Tv), Aperture priority AE (Safety shift possible) (Av), Manual (M), Bulb and Custom shooting mode C1, C2, C3
Picture StylesAuto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Image ProcessingHighlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Lens optical correction:
- Peripheral illumination correction, Chromatic aberration correction (during/after still photo shooting, during Video only)
- Distortion correction, Diffraction correction, Digital Lens Optimizer (during/after still photo shooting)
Resize to M, S1, S2 or S3
Cropping: JPEG images can be cropped (Aspect ratios 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1)
- 45 cropping sizes selectable, from 11% to 95% (diagonal)
- Switch between vertical and horizontal cropping orientation
- Cropping frame can be moved using touch screen operation
RAW image processing
Multiple exposure
4K Frame Grab
Highlight Tone Priority (2 settings)
Auto Lighting Optimizer (3 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
Clarity
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings) (stills and video)
Lens optical correction
- Peripheral illumination correction, Chromatic aberration correction Distortion correction (during/after still photo shooting, during video only)
Diffraction correction,
Digital Lens Optimizer (during/after still photo shooting only)
Resize to M, S1, S2
Cropping of images (JPEG/HEIF)
- Aspect ratios 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1
- Switch between vertical and horizontal cropping orientation
- Image straightening
- Cropping frame can be moved using touch screen operation
RAW image processing
Multiple exposure
HDR
HEIF to Jpeg conversion
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous High, Continuous Low, Silent Single, Silent Continuous, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote)Single, Continuous High +, Continuous High, Continuous Low, Silent Single, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote)
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 7fps. with full AF / AE tracking, speed maintained for up to unlimited number of JPEGs or 21 RAW images
Max. 4.3fps in Live View mode with AF Tracking
Max. approx. 12 fps speed maintained for 1,000+ JPEG, 240 RAW, or 1,000+ CRAW images with AF Tracking
Shutter Lag58ms
Viewfinder BlackoutN/A
 
Live View  
FrameRate29.97 fps120 fps
FocusingManual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face Detection and Tracking AF, FlexiZone - Single, FlexiZone - Multi), available with all EF lenses and Touch shutter
Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face Detection and Tracking AF, 1point AF, Expand AF Area, Zone AF, and Touch shutter
MeteringReal-time evaluative metering with image sensor (315-zone)
Partial metering (approx. 6.3% of Live View screen)
Spot metering (approx. 2.7% of Live View screen)
Center-weighted average metering
Active metering timer can be changed
Real-time with image sensor, 384-zone (24x16)
(1) Evaluative metering (AF point-linked)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 6.1% of the area at the center of the screen)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 3.1% of the area at the center of the screen)
(4) Center-weighted average metering
Display Options4 levels available through INFO. button: No information, Basic shooting information, Advanced shooting information and Advanced shooting information with Histogram
Multiple Exposure status also available in Multiple Exposure mode
 
File Information  
Still ImageTypeJPEG: 3 compression options
RAW: RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW and Dual Pixel RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition)
Complies with Exif 2.30 and Design rule for Camera File system 2.0
Complies with Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1
JPEG: 2 compression options
RAW: RAW, C-RAW 14 bit (14-bit with Mechanical shutter and Electronic 1st Curtain, 13-bit A/D conversion with H+ mode, 12-bit A/D conversion with Electronic shutter)
HEIF: 10bit HEIF
Image SizeJPEG:
3:2 ratio (L) 6720x4480, (M1) 4464x2976, (S1) 3360x2240 , (S2) 1696x1280 , (S3) 640x480
4:3 ratio (L) 5952x4480, (M1) 3968x2976, (S1) 2976x2240 , (S2) 1920x1280 , (S3) 720x480
16:9 ratio (L) 6720x3776, (M1) 4464x2512, (S1) 3360x1888 , (S2) 1920x1080 , (S3) 720x408
1:1 ratio (L) 4480x4480, (M1) 2976x2976, (S1) 2240x2240 , (S2) 1280x1280 , (S3) 480x480
RAW:
(RAW) 6720x4480, (M-RAW) 5040x3360, (S-RAW) 3360x2240
JPEG / HEIF
3:2 ratio (L, RAW, C-RAW) 5472 x 3648, (M) 3648 x 2432, (S1) 2736 x 1824, (S2) 2400 x 1600
1.6x (crop) (L) 3408 x 2272, (S2) 2400 x 1600
4:3 ratio (L) 7280 x 5464, (M) 5152 x 3872, (S1) 3712 x 2784, (S2) 2112 x 1600
16:9 ratio (L) 5472 x 3072, (M) 3648 x 2048, (S1) 2736 x 1536, (S2) 2400 x 1344
1:1 ratio (L) 3648 x 3648, (M) 2432 x 2432, (S1) 1824 x 1824, (S2) 1600 x 1600
Movie TypeMOV Video: 4K (17:9) 4096 x 2160 - Motion JPEG (internal recording only), Full HD, HD - MPEG4 AVC / H.264 variable (average) bit rate, Audio: Linear PCM
MP4 Video: Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 - MPEG4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC
4K to 60 fps, 1080p up to 120 fps, 10-bit 4:2:2 with Canon LOG or HDR PQ, Internal Recording in All Formats, with AF
Movie Size4K (17:9) 4096 x 2160 (29.97, 25, 24, 23.98 fps) Motion JPEG
Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 23.98 fps) intra or inter frame
Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 HDR ( 29.97, 25 fps) inter frame
Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25) lite inter frame
HD (16:9) 1280 x 720 (119.9, 100 fps) intra frame
4K UHD (16:9) 3840 x 2160 (59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 23.98fps) inter frame (IPB)
4K UHD Timelapse (16:9) 3840 x 2160 (29.97, 25fps) intra frame (All-I)
Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (119.88, 100, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 23.98fps) inter frame (IPB) 9
Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25fps) light inter frame, (IPB light)
Full HD Timelapse (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25fps) intra frame (All-I)
Full HD HDR (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25fps) intra frame (All-I){foot}
Movie Length4K and Full HD - Max duration 29min 59sec. (excluding High Frame Rate movies). No 4GB file limit with exFAT CF cardMax duration 29min 59sec. (excluding High Frame Rate movies). No 4GB file limit with exFAT formatted SD card.
 
Other Information  
Wireless FeaturesBuilt-in Wi-Fi and NFCBuilt-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
GPSBuilt-inVia GP-E2 GPS receiver
Custom Functions17 Custom Functions with 46 settings 21 Custom Functions
LCD Panel / IlluminationYes / YesNo / No
Water & Dust ResistanceYesYes
Sound MemoNoNo
 
Interface  
Computer InterfaceSuperSpeed USB 3.0USB 3.1 Gen 2
Other InterfaceHDMI mini out (Type C, HDMI-CEC compatible), External Microphone In / Line In (Stereo mini jack), Headphone socket (Stereo mini jack), N3-type terminal (remote control terminal)HDMI micro out terminal Type D (CEC not compatible), Microphone in (3.5mm stereo mini jack), Headphone out (3.5mm stereo mini jack)
 
Memory  
Memory TypeCompactFlash Type I (UDMA 7 compatible) (Incompatible with Type II and Microdrive); SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-IDual SD/SDHC/SDXC, UHS-II Supported
 
Batteries & Power  
BatteryRechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6N (supplied) / LP-E6Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6NH (supplied), LP-E6N, LP-E6
Battery LifeApprox. 900 shots (at 23°C)
Approx. 850 (at 0°C)
Approx. With LCD 510 shots (at 23°C)
With LCD 510 (at 0°C)
With Viewfinder 380 shots (at 23°C) {foot}
With Viewfinder 380 (at 0°C)
Power Supply Battery ChargersBattery charger LC-E6E (supplied), Battery charger LC-E6, AC Adapter AC-E6N and DC Coupler DR-E6, AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6N/ACK-E6, Car Battery Charger CBC-E6Battery charger LC-E6E (supplied), AC Adapter AC-E6N and DC Coupler DR-E6, AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6N/ACK-E6, Car Battery Charger CBC-E6, PD-E1 USB power adapter
 
Physical Specs  
Body MaterialsMagnesium Alloy body coversMagnesium Alloy body covers
Shutter Durability Rating150,000300,000
Operating Environment0 – 40 °C, 85% or less32–104°F / 0–+40°C
Dimensions Inches5.93 x 4.58 x 2.99" (150.7 x 116.4 x 75.9mm)5.45 x 3.84 x 3.48" (138 x 97.5 x 88.4mm)
CIPA Weight31.4 oz (890g)24.0 oz (680g)
 
Accessories  
ViewfinderEyecup Eg, Eg-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eg, Anti Fog Eyepiece Eg, Angle Finder C
Wireless File TransmitterWireless File Transmitter WFT-E7BBiult-in
Compatible LensesAll EF lenses (excludes EF-S lenses), TS-E and MP-E lensesRF (EF, EF-S with Adapter)
Battery Grip BG-E20  Buy ► BG-R10  Buy ►
RemoteRemote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5 and Speedlite 600EX-II-RTRemote control with E3 type socket; Wireless Remote Control BR-E1
OtherHand Strap E2, Connect Station CS100
 
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