Canon EOS R7 Compared to the Canon EOS 7D Mark II

SpecificationsCanon EOS R7Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  Canon EOS R7 Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Year Introduced20222014
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
Sensor Readout Speed (ms)29.2
Sensor StabilizationYN
Lens MountRF, RF-S (EF, EF-S, and TS-E lenses when using Mount Adapter EF-EOS R)EF, EF-S, TS-E, MP-E
Image ProcessorDIGIC XDual DIGIC 6
TypePhase-difference detection system with image sensor (Dual Pixel CMOS AF)TTL-CT-SIR with a dedicated CMOS sensor
Points651 AF Areas covering approx. 100% of the frame, 5915 individually selectable AF points with 90% horizontal and 100% vertical coverage65-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 -5 – 20 (at 73°F/23°C & ISO100)EV -3 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
Point SelectionAutomatic Selection: Spot AF (Flexible Zone AF 1), 1-point AF (Flexible Zone AF 2), Expand AF Area (Flexible Zone AF 3) (above, below, left and right/around), and Expand AF Area (entire AF area)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
MicroadjustmentAF 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
Touch & Drag AFY
Eye Detection AFY
Focus Bracketing/StackingY
Exposure Control  
Metering ModesReal-time with image sensor, 384-zone metering.
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to All AF points)
(2) Partial metering (Approx. 6% of viewfinder at center)
(3) Spot metering: Center spot metering (Approx. 6% viewfinder at center) AF point-linked spot metering not provided
(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 -2 – 20 (at 23°C, ISO100, with evaluative metering)EV 0 – 20 (at 73˚F/23˚C and ISO 100)
Exposure Comp+/-3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB)
AEB2, 3, 5 or 7 shots in +/-3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments2, 3, 5 or 7 Shots +/-3 EV 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
Light Flicker ModeY
ISO SensitivityAuto 100-32000 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)
ISO can be expanded to H1: 51200
Auto (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 SpeedMechanical: 30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb, Electronic: 30-1/16000 (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments up to 1/8000 then 1 stop until 1/16000) (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)
Type0.39" (9.9mm) OLED color EVF, 2.36 Million dotsPentaprism
CoverageApprox. 100%Approx. 100%
MagnificationApprox. 1.15xApprox. 1.00x
EyepointApprox. 22mmApprox. 22mm
InformationAccessory attached indicator, AE lock, AEB, AF area, AF method, AF operation, AF point (1-point AF), AF point information, Anti-flicker shooting, Aperture value, Aspect ratio, Audio recording level (manual), Audio recording level indicator (manual), Auto Lighting Optimizer, Battery level, Bluetooth function, Canon Log, Card for recording/playback, Creative filters, Bulb timer, Digital Lens Optimizer, Digital zoom, Drive mode, Electronic level, Electronic shutter, Exposure compensation, Exposure level indicator, Exposure simulation, FE lock, FEB, Flash off, Flash-ready, Focus bracketing, focus distance scale, GPS, Grid, HDR PQ, HDR shooting, Headphone volume, Highlight tone priority, High-speed sync, Histogram (Brightness/RGB), Image Quality, Image Stabilizer (IS mode), Interval timer, ISO speed, Lens information, Magnify button, Maximum burst, Metering mode, Movie recording in progress, Movie recording size, Movie recording time available, Movie recording time available/Elapsed recording time, Movie self-timer, Movie Servo AF, Multi Shot Noise Reduction, Multi Shot Noise Reduction, Multi-function lock warning, Multiple-exposure shooting, No. of remaining shots for focus bracketing, Number of available shots/Sec. until self-timer shoots, Number of remaining multiple exposures, Number of self-timer shooting, Overheat control, Picture Style, Quick Control button, Shooting mode, Shutter speed, Still photo cropping, Subject to detect, Touch Shutter/Create folder, vertical exposure scale, View Assist, White balance, White balance correction, Wi-Fi function, Wi-Fi signal strengthAF 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, via customizable buttonYes, with Depth of Field preview button.
TypeVari-angle touch screen 2.95" (7.5 cm) TFT LCD monitor, approx. 1.62 million dots3.0" (7.7cm) Clear View II TFT, approx. 1040K dots
CoatingAnti-smudgeAnti-reflection, Solid Structure and Anti smudge
Brightness AdjManual: Adjustable to one of five levels, AutoAuto: Using extenal ambient light sensor
Manual: Adjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options(1) Basic Camera settings
(2) Advance Camera settings
(3) Camera settings plus histogram and dual level display
(4) No info
(5) Quick Control Screen
(6) Display off
(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(3) Dual Axis Electronic Level
Built-in GNN/A (ISO 100, meters)11 (ISO 100, meters)
Built-in CoverageN/AUp to 15mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 24mm)
Built-in Recycle TimeN/AApprox. 3 seconds
ModesE-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered ManualE-TTL II, Manual flash, Multi flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter
X-Sync1/250 mechanical shutter, 1/320 electronic 1st curtain, n/a with electronic shutter1/250sec
Exposure Compensation+/- 3EV in 1/3 increments+/- 3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Hot Shoe/PC TerminalYes / NoYes / Yes
External Flash CompE-TTL II with EX and EL series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash supportE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
Shooting ModesStills: Scene Inteligent Auto, 13 Special Scene modes(including Panning/Panoramic Shot), Creative Filters, Flexible priority AE, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Bulb and Custom (x3) Movie: Scene Inteligent Auto movies, HDR Movies, Creative Filters, Movie Auto Exposure, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, and Custom (x3)Scene 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 ProcessingResize JPEG / HEIF images to M, S1, S2
Cropping: JPEG / HEIF images can be cropped (Aspect ratios 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1)
Cropping of images
- Switch between vertical and horizontal cropping orientation
- Image straightening
- Cropping frame can be moved using touch screen operation
RAW image processing
Cloud RAW image processing
Multiple exposure
HEIF to Jpeg conversion
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
Abberration Corrections
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous High+, Continuous High, Continuous Low, Self-timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote)Single, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote), Silent single shooting, Silent continous shooting
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 15 fps. with Mechanical shutter/1st curtain electronic speed maintained for 224 JPEG or 51 RAW images or 30 FPS with electronic shutter speed maintained for 126 JPEG or 42 RAW imagesMax. Approx. 10fps. (speed maintained for up to an infinite number of JPEGs or 31 RAW images with UDMA7 card.
Shutter Lag50-99ms55ms
Viewfinder BlackoutN/A
Live View  
FrameRate120 fps29.97 fps
FocusingAutomatic selection (651 Available AF areas) or Manual selection: 1-point AF (AF frame size can be changed with 5915 AF positions available stills (4823 Movies)), AF point Expansion 4 points (up, down, left, right), AF point Expansion surrounding (all surrounding points), Flexible Zone AF 1-3 (all AF points divided into minimum 9 to 567 maximum focusing zones), Whole Area AF (entire focusing area with 651 maximum focusing zones)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
Active metering time can be changed
Display OptionsGrid overlay (x2), Histogram
File Information  
Still ImageTypeStill: JPEG, HEIF, RAW, Dual Pixel RAW, Raw Burst, C-RAW (CR3);
Movies: ALL-I*, IPB, IPB Light (* Time-lapse movies only)
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
Image SizeRAW/ C-RAW: 3:2 ratio 6960x4640 JPEG/ HEIF: 3:2 ratio (L) 6960x4640, (M) 4800x3200, (S1) 3472x2320, (S2) 2400x1600 4:3 ratio (L) 6160x4640, (M) 4256x3200, (S1) 3072x2320, (S2) 2112x1600 16:9 ratio (L) 6960x3904, (M) 4800x2688, (S1) 3472x1952, (S2) 2400x1344 1:1 ratio (L) 4640x4640, (M) 3200x3200, (S1) 2320x2320, (S2) 1600x1600JPEG 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:
4K UHD, Full HD (16:9)
4K/ Full HD: H.265 / HEVC, Audio: AAC / Linear PCM
4K/ Full HD: H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC / Linear PCM
MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Image data: H.264, Audio: AAC)
Movie Size4K UHD Fine (16:9) 3840 x 2160 (29.97, 25, 23.98 fps) inter frame / light inter frame
4K UHD (16:9) 3840 x 2160 (59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 23.98 fps) inter frame / light inter frame
4K UHD Crop (16:9) 3840 x 2160 (59.94, 50 fps) inter frame / light inter frame
4K / Full HD Time-lapse (16:9) 3840 x 2160 / 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25 fps) intra frame
Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 (59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 23.98 fps) inter frame / light inter frame
Full HD (16:9) 1920 x 1080 HDR (29.97, 25 fps) inter frame
* Audio compression is restricted to [AAC] in Basic Zone modes.
* Only [AAC] is available for audio compression of IPB (Light).
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 6 hours. (excluding High Frame Rate movies). No 4 GB file limit with exFAT formatted card.Max duration 29min 59sec
Other Information  
Wireless FeaturesBuilt-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
GPSVia GP-E2 GPS receiverBuilt-in
Custom Functions19 custom functions + button and dial customizations18 Custom Functions
LCD Panel / IlluminationNo / NoYes / Yes
Water & Dust ResistanceYesYes (equal to EOS-1N)
Sound MemoNoNo
Computer InterfaceSuperSpeed Plus USB 3.2 Gen 2 USB Type-C connector also used for computer communication / smartphone communication / USB power.SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0): for computer communication and direct printing
Other InterfaceHDMI Micro out (Type D, HDMI-CEC not supported)
External Microphone In (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)
Headphone socket (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)
RS-60E3-type terminal (remote control terminal)
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 TypeDual SD/SDHC/SDXC, UHS-II SupportedCompactFlash 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-E6NH (supplied), LP-E6N, LP-E6Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6N (or LP-E6)
Battery LifeApprox. With LCD Approx. 500 shots (EVF/Power Saving); 380 shots (EVF/Smooth); 770 shots (LCD screen/Power Saving); 660 shots (LCD/Smooth) (at 23°C)Approx. 670 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Approx. 640 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Power Supply Battery ChargersBattery 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 adapterAC Adapter Kit ACK-E6
Physical Specs  
Body MaterialsMagnesium alloy and high-strength engineering plasticMagnesium Alloy body covers
Shutter Durability Rating200,000200,000
Operating Environment32–104°F (0 – 40 °C), 85% or less humidity32–104°F/0–40°C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions Inches5.2 x 3.6 x 3.6" (132.0 x 90.4 x 91.7mm)5.85 x 4.43 x 3.08" (148.6 x 112.4 x 78.2mm)
CIPA Weight21.6 oz (612g)32.10 oz (910g)
ViewfinderEyecup, Angle Finder C, Focusing Screen Eh-A, Focusing Screen Eh-S
Wireless File TransmitterBuilt-inWireless File Transmitter WFT-E7 (Version 2)
Compatible LensesRF, RF-S (EF, EF-S, TS-E, MP-E with Adapter)All EF and EF-S lenses
Battery Grip N/A BG-E16  Buy ►
RemoteRemote Switch RS-60E3
Timer Remote Controller TC-80N3 (Requires Remote Controller Adapter RA-E3)
Wireless Remote Control BR-E1
Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5
OtherHand Strap E2
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