Canon R vs Nikon Z – Size and Specs Comparison

Canon R vs Nikon Z – Size and Specs Comparison

Here are the size, specs and price comparison of the Canon R vs Nikon Z full frame mirrorless cameras.

Although the main rival Nikon Z6 camera have a body only price tag of $1,996.95, Canon’s EOS R hits the shelves as $2,299 which is $300 higher. High resolution competitor Nikon Z7 is priced at 3,396.95. There are some important feature differences between them. Physically, Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras look identical and weigh the same.

Let’s put together the features of Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z6 vs Nikon Z7 size and specs side by side.

Canon R vs Nikon Z – Size Comparison

Size comparison from Camerasize:

  • Canon EOS R is 1% (1.8 mm) wider and 2% (2.2mm) shorter than Nikon Z 7.
  • Canon EOS R is 25% (16.9 mm) thicker than Nikon Z 7.
  • Canon EOS R [660 g] weights 13% (75 grams) more than Nikon Z 7 [585 g] (*inc. batteries and memory card).
  • Canon EOS R dimensions: 135.8×98.3×84.4 mm (camera body only, excluding protrusion)
  • Nikon Z 7 dimensions: 134×100.5×67.5 mm (camera body only, excluding protrusion)

Canon R vs Nikon Z – Specs Comparison

Camera FeatureCanon EOS RNikon Z6Nikon Z7
Mount Inner Diameter54.0mm55.0mm55.0mm
Flange Distance20.0mm16.0mm16.0mm
Sensor Resolution30.4 MP24.5 MP45.7 MP
Sensor TypeCMOSBSI CMOSBSI CMOS
Sensor Size36.0 x 24.0mm35.9 x 24.0mm35.9 x 23.9mm
Low-Pass FilterYesYesNo
In-Body Image StabilizationNoYes, 5-axisYes, 5-axis
Sensor Pixel Size5.36µ5.9µ4.35µ
Image Size6,720 x 4,4806000 x 40008256 x 5504
Image ProcessorDIGIC 8EXPEED 6EXPEED 6
Max Buffer Capacity (14-bit RAW)47 Images18 Images18 Images
Native ISO SensitivityISO 100-40,000ISO 100-51,200ISO 64-25,600
Boosted ISO SensitivityISO 50, ISO 51,200-102,400ISO 50, ISO 102,400-204,800ISO 32, ISO 51,200-102,400
Dust Reduction / Sensor CleaningYesYesYes
ViewfinderElectronic / EVFElectronic / EVFElectronic / EVF
Viewfinder Type / ResolutionOLED / 3.69 million dotsQVGA / 3.6 million dotsQVGA / 3.6 million dots
Viewfinder Coverage100%100%100%
Viewfinder Magnification0.76x0.8x0.8x
Built-in FlashNoNoNo
Flash Sync Speed1/2001/2001/200
Storage Media1x SD (UHS-II)1x XQD1x XQD
Continuous Shooting Speed8 FPS (no AF), 5 FPS with AF12 FPS (limited to 12-bit RAW and no AE), 9 FPS (14-bit RAW but no AE), 5.5 FPS with AE9 FPS (only 12-bit RAW, no AE), 8 FPS (14-bit RAW, no AE), 5.5 FPS (14-bit RAW and AE)
Max Shutter Speed1/8000 to 30 sec1/8000 to 30 sec1/8000 to 30 sec
AE Bracketing Range±3 EV±3 EV±3 EV
Shutter Durability150,000 cycles200,000 cycles200,000 cycles
Electronic Front-Curtain ShutterYesYesYes
Autofocus SystemHybrid PDAFHybrid PDAFHybrid PDAF
Number of AF Points5655273493
Focus PeakingYesYesYes
Focus StackingNoYesYes
Video Maximum Resolution4K @ 24/25/30 FPS4K @ 24/25/30 FPS4K @ 24/25/30 FPS
1080p Video Max Frame Rate60 FPS120 FPS120 FPS
Video Crop Factor1.74x1.0x1.0x
HDMI Out / LOG4:2:2 10-bit HDMI Output / Yes4:2:2 10-bit HDMI Output / Yes4:2:2 10-bit HDMI Output / Yes
Audio RecordingYesYesYes
Headphone JackYesYesYes
LCD Size and Type3.2″ Tilting Touchscreen LCD3.2″ Tilting Touchscreen LCD3.2″ Tilting Touchscreen LCD
Articulating LCDYes, Tilting and Front/BackYes, TiltingYes, Tilting
LCD Resolution2,100,000 dots2,100,000 dots2,100,000 dots
Wi-Fi FunctionalityBuilt-inBuilt-inBuilt-in
BluetoothYesYesYes
BatteryLP-E6NEN-EL15bEN-EL15b
Battery Life330 shots (CIPA)330 shots (CIPA)310 shots (CIPA)
Weather Sealed BodyYesYesYes
USB Version3.1Type-C 3.1Type-C 3.1
Weight (Camera Body Only)580g585g585g
Dimensions135.8 x 98.3 x 67.7mm134 x 100.5 x 67.5mm134 x 100.5 x 67.5mm