The Canon EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera system is now officially announced. Here are a few Nikon Z vs Canon R comparisons:

Price comparison (for body only):

  • Canon EOS R is 1% (1.8 mm) wider and 2% (2.2 mm) 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)

Specifications comparison from Photographylife:

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 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
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