Canon EOS 90D Compared to the Canon EOS 7D Mark II

SpecificationsCanon EOS 90DCanon EOS 7D Mark II
  Canon EOS 90D Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Year Introduced20192014
Megapixels32.520.2
Total Pixels34.420.9
Sensor Size22.3 x 14.9mm22.4 x 15.0mm
Pixel Dimensions6960 x 46405472 x 3648
Pixel Size3.20µm4.09μm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/5.2f/6.6
Aspect Ratio3:23:2
Sensor Stabilization
Sensor CleaningSelf Cleaning Sensor UnitEOS integrated cleaning system
Lens MountEF, EF-S, TS-E, MP-EEF, EF-S, TS-E, MP-E
FOVCF1.6x1.6x
Image ProcessorDIGIC 8Dual DIGIC 6
 
Autofocus  
TypeTTL secondary image-forming phase-difference detection system with AF-dedicated sensorTTL-CT-SIR with a dedicated CMOS sensor
Points45 cross-type AF points
(45 f/5.6 cross-type AF points, 27 f/8 points [9 cross-type], centre point is f/2.8 and f/5.6 dual cross-type)
65-point all cross-type AF
* The number of AF points and cross-type AF points vary depending on the lens used.
* The center AF point is a dual cross-type AF point at f/2.8.
Working RangeEV -3 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)EV -3 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
ModesOne-Shot AF
Predictive AI Servo AF (AI Servo AF II)
AI Focus AF
One Shot
AI Focus
AI Servo
Point SelectionAutomatic selection: 45 point AF
Manual selection: Spot AF
Single point AF
Manual selection: Zone AF
Manual selection: Large Zone AF
AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting
Automatic selection: 65 point AF
Manual selection: Single point AF (65 cross type only, 21 or 9 points selectable)
Manual selection: 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
Manual selection: Large Zone AF
AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting
PredictiveYes, up to 8mYes, up to 8m
Assist BeamIntermittent firing of built-in flash or emitted by optionaldedicated SpeedliteIntermittent firing of built-in flash or emitted by optional dedicated Speedlite
MicroadjustmentYesAF Menu
+/- 20 steps (wide and tele setting for Zooms)
Adjust all lenses by same amount
Adjust up to 40 lenses individually
Adjustments remembered for lens by serial number
 
Exposure Control  
Metering Modes216-zone (18 x 12) metering with approx. 220,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor and TTL full-aperture.
384-zone (24 x 16) metering using image sensor output signals (Live View and Movie Recording).
The following metering modes selectable:
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering on the center part of the viewfinder (approx. 6.5% of viewfinder/approx. 4.5% in live view)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 2.0% of viewfinder/approx. 2.6% in live view)
(4) Center-weighted average metering
150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor
EOS iSA System with 252-zone metering:
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to All AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 6% of viewfinder at center)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 1.8% viewfinder at center)
* AF point-linked spot metering not provided
(4) Center weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV -3 – 18EV 0 – 20 (at 73˚F/23˚C and ISO 100)
Exposure Comp±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB)
AEB+/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments2, 3, 5 or 7 Shots +/-3 EV 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
ISO SensitivityISO 100–25600 (1/3-stop), Expanded 51200Auto (100-16000), 100-16000 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments); ISO can be expanded to H1: 25600, H2: 51200
During Movie shooting: Auto (100-16000), 100-16000 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments); ISO can be expanded to H: 25600
Shutter Speed30 - 1/8000 sec (1/3 stop increments) + Bulb (Shutter speed range available varies according to shooting mode), 1/16000 with Electronic Shutter30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
WB SettingsAWB (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
AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, 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
WB Bracketing+/-3 levels in single level increments
3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.
+/-3 levels in single level increments
3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/Green bias.
 
Viewfinder  
TypePentaprismPentaprism
CoverageApprox. 100%Approx. 100%
MagnificationApprox. 0.95xApprox. 1.00x
EyepointApprox. 22mmApprox. 22mm
Focusing ScreenFixedInterchangeable (2 types, optional)
Standard Focusing Screen Eh-A
Super Precision Matte Eh-S
InformationAF information: AF points, focus confirmation, AF area selection mode
Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB.
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+).
Composition information: Grid, Electronic level, Aspect Ratio
Other information: Battery check, Alert symbol, Flicker Detection
AF 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+).
Composition information: Grid, Electronic level
Other information: Battery check, Warning symbol, Flicker Detection, drive mode, white balance, JPEG/RAW indicator
DOF PreviewYes, with Depth of Field preview button.Yes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Eyepiece ShutterOn strapOn strap
 
LCD  
TypeTouch screen Vari angle 3.0" (7.7cm) 3:2 Clear View II TFT, approx. 1040K dots3.0" (7.7cm) Clear View II TFT, approx. 1040K dots
CoverageApprox. 100%Approx. 100%
Viewing AngleApprox. 170°Approx. 170°
CoatingAnti smudgeAnti-reflection, Solid Structure and Anti smudge
Brightness AdjAdjustable to one of seven levelsAuto: Using extenal ambient light sensor
Manual: Adjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(3) Electronic Level
(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(3) Dual Axis Electronic Level
 
Flash  
Built-in GN12 (ISO 100, meters)11 (ISO 100, meters)
Built-in CoverageUp to 17mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 28mm)Up to 15mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 24mm)
Built-in Recycle TimeApprox. 3 secondsApprox. 3 seconds
ModesAuto, Manual flash, Integrated Speedlite TransmitterE-TTL II, Manual flash, Multi flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter
X-Sync 1/250 sec1/250sec
Exposure Compensation±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments+/- 3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Hot Shoe/PC TerminalYes / NoYes / Yes
External Flash CompE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash supportE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
External Flash ControlVia Flash Setting MenuVia camera menu screen, except for wireless radio flash shooting settings
 
Shooting  
Shooting ModesScene Intelligent Auto (Stills and Movie), Creative Auto, SCN(Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control, Food, Kids, Candlelight), Creative filters, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual (Stills and Movie), Bulb, Custom1, Custom 2, Group Photo, PanningScene Intelligent Auto, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual (Stills and Movie), Bulb, Custom (x3)
Picture StylesAuto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Image ProcessingHighlight Tone Priority (normal plus enhanced)
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Multi Shot Noise Reduction
Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination and Chromatic aberration correction
Creative Assist
Creative filters (Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Fish-eye effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect)
Multi-exposure
RAW image processing - during image Playback only
Resize to M or S1, S2
Digital Lens Optimizer
HDR art vivid, HDR art bold, HDR art embossed, HDR art standard to Creative Filters
Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Multi Shot Noise Reduction
Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination
Chromatic aberration correction
Distortion correction
Resize to M, S1, S2 or S3
RAW image processing - during image Playback only
Multiple exposure
HDR images 5 presets
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s +remote), Silent single shooting, Silent continous shooting
Self-Timer: Continuous, Continuous Panning
Single, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote), Silent single shooting, Silent continous shooting
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 10fps. (speed maintained for 58 JPEG and 25 RAW with UHS-II card)
Live view Max. Approx 11fps. with One-Shot AF, 7fps with Servo AF
Max. Approx. 10fps. (speed maintained for up to an infinite number of JPEGs or 31 RAW images with UDMA7 card.
Shutter Lag59ms55ms
Viewfinder Blackout96msN/A
 
Live View  
TypeElectronic viewfinder with image sensorElectronic viewfinder with image sensor
CoverageApprox. 100% (horizontally and vertically)Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
FrameRate59.94 fps29.97 fps
FocusingManual Focus (Magnify 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face detection and Tracking AF, Eye AF, FlexiZone-Multi, FlexiZone-Single), Tracking sensitivity adj, accel tracking, AF auto pt. switching
Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face detection and Tracking AF, FlexiZone-Multi, FlexiZone-Single), Custom Movie Servo AF
MeteringReal-time evaluative metering with image sensor. Evaluative metering, partial metering, spot metering, center-weighted average metering.Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor
Active metering time can be changed
Display OptionsGrid overlay (x3), Histogram, Electronic levelGrid overlay (x2), Histogram
 
File Information  
Still ImageTypeJPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.31 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0)
RAW: RAW (CR3 14-bit), CRAW (Compact RAW)
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0)
RAW: RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG Simultaneous RecYes, any combination of RAW + JPEG possible.Yes, any combination of RAW + JPEG, M-RAW + JPEG, S-RAW + JPEG possible.
Image SizeRAW: (3:2) 6960 x 4640, (4:3) 6160 x 4640, (16:9) 6960 x 3904, (1:1) 4640x 4640
 
JPEG 3:2 (L) 6960 x 4640, (M) 4800 x 3200, (S1) 3472 x 2320, (S2) 2400 x 1600
JPEG 4:3 (L) 6160 x 4640, (M) 4256 x 3200 (S1) 3072 x 2320 (S2) 2112 x 1600
JPEG 16:9 (L) 6960 x 3904, (M) 4800 x 2688 (S1) 3472 x 1952 (S2) 2400 x 1344
JPEG (1:1) (L) 4640 x 4640, (M) 3200 x 3200, (S1) 2300 x 2300 (S2) 1600 x 1600
 
In-camera RAW processing & Image Resize available in playback
JPEG 3:2: (L) 5472x3648, (M) 3648x2432, (S1) 2736x1824, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x480
JPEG 4:3: (L) 4864x3648, (M) 3248x2432, (S1) 2432x1824, (S2) 1696x1280, (S3) 640x480
JPEG 16:9: (L) 5472x3072, (M) 3648x2048, (S1) 2736x1536, (S2) 1920x1080, (S3) 720x408
JPEG 1:1: (L) 3648x3648, (M) 2432x2432, (S1) 1824x1824, (S2) 1280x1280, (S3) 480x480
RAW: (RAW) 5472x3648, (M-RAW) 4104x2736, (S-RAW) 2736x1824
Movie TypeMP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Image data: H.264, Audio: AAC)
Movie Size4K - 3840 x 2160 (29.97, 25 fps)
Full HD - 1920 x 1080 (119.88, 100, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25 fps)
HD - 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
HDR - 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25 fps)
4K Timelapse - 3840 x 2160 (29.97, 25 fps)
1920 x 1080 (59.94, 50 fps) inter-frame
1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 24, 23.98 fps) intra or inter frame
1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25) lite inter-frame
1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps) intra or inter frame
1280 x 720 (29.97, 25, 24, 23.98 fps) lite inter-frame
640 x 480 (29.97, 25 fps) inter-frame or inter-frame lite
Movie LengthMax duration 29min 59sec, Max file size 4GB (If file size exceeds 4GB a new file will be created automatically)Max duration 29min 59sec
 
Other Information  
Wireless FeaturesBuilt-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
GPSvia optional GP-E2 GPS ReceiverBuilt-in
Custom Functions29 Custom Functions18 Custom Functions
LCD Panel / IlluminationYes/YesYes / Yes
Water & Dust ResistanceYesYes (equal to EOS-1N)
Sound MemoNoNo
Orientation SensorYesYes
Playback Zoom1.5x - 10x1.5x - 10x
Display Formats(1) Single image with information (2 levels)
(2) Single image
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(5) 36 image index
(6) 100 image index
(7) Jump Display
(8) Movie edit
(1) Single image with information (2 levels)
(2) Single image
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(5) Magnified view
(6) Movie edit
 
Interface  
Computer InterfaceHi-Speed USB (Micro-B USB connector)SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0): for computer communication and direct printing
Other InterfaceWireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only, 1-11 ch)
 
Bluetooth (v4.1, Bluetooth low energy)
 
HDMI mini output (YCbCr 4:2:2, 8bit, streaming with or without shooting info., HDR output of photos to compatible TV)
 
External microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)
 
Headphone socket (Stereo mini jack)
HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible, output of uncompressed YCbCr 4:2:2, 8-bit for video streaming is possible, sound output via HDMI is also possible)
External microphone (Stereo mini jack), Headphone socket (Stereo mini jack)
 
Memory  
Memory TypeSD, SDHC or SDXC (UHS-II)CompactFlash Type I (UDMA 7 compatible), SD card, SDHC card or SDXC card. High-speed writing with UHS-I type SD cards is supported
 
Batteries & Power  
BatteryRechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6NRechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6N (or LP-E6)
Battery LifeApprox. Approx: 1300 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Approx. 1200 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Approx. 1860 (at 23°C, AE 100%)
Approx. 670 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Approx. 640 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Battery Indicator6 levels + percentage6 levels
Power SavingPower turns off after 10/30 (default), 1, 2, 4, 8, or 15 minsPower turns off after the set time (1, 2, 4, 8, 15, or 30 min.)
Power Supply Battery ChargersAC Adapter AC-E6(N), DC coupler: DR-E6, Battery charger LC-E6, Car Battery charger CBC-E6AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6
 
Physical Specs  
Body MaterialsPolycarbonate resin with glass fiberMagnesium Alloy body covers
Shutter Durability Rating120,000200,000
Operating Environment32–104°F / 0–40°C, 85% or less humidity32–104°F/0–40°C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions Inches5.54 x 4.13 x 3.03" (140.7 x 104.8 x 76.8mm)5.85 x 4.43 x 3.08" (148.6 x 112.4 x 78.2mm)
CIPA Weight24.73 oz (701g)32.10 oz (910g)
 
Accessories  
ViewfinderEyecup Eb, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens, Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15II, Angle Finder CEyecup, Angle Finder C, Focusing Screen Eh-A, Focusing Screen Eh-S
Camera CaseLeather case EH21-L
Wireless File TransmitterBuilt inWireless File Transmitter WFT-E7 (Version 2)
Compatible LensesAll EF, EF-S, TS-E and MP-E lensesAll EF and EF-S lenses
Compatible FlashCanon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III-RT, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, 600EX II-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite MR-14EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)Canon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)
Battery Grip BG-E14  Buy ► BG-E16  Buy ►
RemoteRemote Switch RS-60E3, Remote Controller RC-6, Remote Controller BR-E1, Timer Remote Controller TC-80N3 only when used with Remote Controller Adapter RA-E3Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5
OtherDirectional Stereo Microphone DM-E1
GPS Reciever GP-E2
Hand Strap E2
Hand Strap E2
 
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