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Canon R7 vs Sigma fp L

Portability
64
Imaging
75
Features
93
Overall
82
Canon EOS R7 front
 
Sigma fp L front
Portability
83
Imaging
83
Features
80
Overall
81

Canon R7 vs Sigma fp L Key Specs

Canon R7
(Full Review)
  • 33MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.00" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 100 - 32000 (Raise to 51200)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Canon RF Mount
  • 612g - 132 x 90 x 92mm
  • Introduced May 2022
Sigma fp L
(Full Review)
  • 61MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.2" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Push to 102400)
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Leica L Mount
  • 427g - 113 x 70 x 45mm
  • Launched March 2021
  • Succeeded the Sigma fp
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Canon R7 vs Sigma fp L Overview

Lets look more closely at the Canon R7 vs Sigma fp L, both Advanced Mirrorless cameras by rivals Canon and Sigma. There is a noticeable difference among the sensor resolutions of the R7 (33MP) and fp L (61MP) and the R7 (APS-C) and fp L (Full frame) feature different sensor dimensions.

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The R7 was introduced 15 months after the fp L making the cameras a generation away from each other. Both cameras come with different body type with the Canon R7 being a SLR-style mirrorless camera and the Sigma fp L being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera.

Before delving in to a thorough comparison, below is a quick highlight of how the R7 scores against the fp L in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Canon R7 over the Sigma fp L

 R7 fp L 
LaunchedMay 2022March 2021Newer by 15 months
Display typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Reasons to pick Sigma fp L over the Canon R7

 fp L R7 
Display dimension3.2"3.00"Larger display (+0.2")
Display resolution2100k1620kClearer display (+480k dot)

Common features in the Canon R7 and Sigma fp L

 R7 fp L 
Focus manually More accurate focus
Touch display Easily navigate

Canon R7 vs Sigma fp L Physical Comparison

When you are aiming to travel with your camera, you should consider its weight and volume. The Canon R7 enjoys physical measurements of 132mm x 90mm x 92mm (5.2" x 3.5" x 3.6") having a weight of 612 grams (1.35 lbs) while the Sigma fp L has sizing of 113mm x 70mm x 45mm (4.4" x 2.8" x 1.8") and a weight of 427 grams (0.94 lbs).

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Take into account, the weight of an ILC will vary dependant on the lens you are employing during that time. Here is the front view dimension comparison of the R7 and the fp L.

Canon R7 vs Sigma fp L size comparison

Factoring in size and weight, the portability score of the R7 and fp L is 64 and 83 respectively.

Canon R7 vs Sigma fp L top view buttons comparison

Canon R7 vs Sigma fp L Sensor Comparison

Often, it can be hard to picture the gap in sensor dimensions just by checking out technical specs. The image below will provide you a much better sense of the sensor measurements in the R7 and fp L.

As you can tell, the two cameras have got different resolutions and different sensor dimensions. The R7 using its smaller sensor is going to make achieving shallower DOF harder and the Sigma fp L will provide extra detail using its extra 28MP. Greater resolution can also make it easier to crop pics much more aggressively. The newer R7 provides an edge when it comes to sensor tech.

Canon R7 vs Sigma fp L sensor size comparison

Canon R7 vs Sigma fp L Screen and ViewFinder

Canon R7 vs Sigma fp L Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Canon R7
Portrait photography with Sigma fp L
85
has manual focus
excellent megapixels (33MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
offers face detection focusing
delivers RAW formats
89
you can focus manually
resolution is high (61MP)
great sensor size (Full frame)
provides face detect focusing
saves RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon R7 as a Street photography camera
Sigma fp L as a Street photography camera
74
fully articulated screen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
features focus by touch
environment proof
good ISO range (32,000)
more heavy than competitors in class (612 grams)
78
great sensor size (Full frame)
saves RAW files
features touch focus
weather proofing
great high ISO (25,600)
no articulating screen
does not have image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Canon R7 Sports photography factors
Sigma fp L Sports photography factors
87
great max shutter speed (1/8,000 seconds)
silent mode (1/16,000 seconds)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
excellent megapixels (33MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
offers tracking autofocus
environment proof
good battery life (660 CIPA)
supports phase detect AF
79
maximum shutter speed is high (1/8,000s)
resolution is high (61MP)
great sensor size (Full frame)
provides tracking focus
weather proofing
supports phase detect AF
does not have image stabilization
bad battery (240 CIPA)
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Travel Comparison

Canon R7 as a Travel photography camera
Sigma fp L as a Travel photography camera
74
good battery life (660 shots)
environment proof
supports bluetooth
features focus by touch
excellent megapixels (33 megapixels)
selfie friendly screen
more heavy than competitors in class (612g)
73
weather proofing
features touch focus
resolution is high (61 megapixels)
bad battery (240 per charge)
doesn't posses selfie friendly display
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Landscape Comparison

Canon R7 as a Landscape photography camera
Sigma fp L as a Landscape photography camera
86
has manual focus
change lenses (Canon RF mount)
screen size is good (3.00 inches)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
excellent megapixels (33 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
good ISO range (32,000)
delivers RAW formats
environment proof
good battery life (660 CIPA)
has dual storage slots
81
you can focus manually
interchangeable lenses (Leica L mount)
screen size is good (3.2")
resolution is high (61 megapixels)
great sensor size (Full frame)
great high ISO (25,600)
saves RAW files
weather proofing
does not have image stabilization
bad battery (240 shots)
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Canon R7
Vlogging with Sigma fp L
74
selfie friendly screen
touch screen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
offers face detection focusing
video resolution high (3840 x 2160 pixels)
comes with external microphone jack
more heavy than competitors in class (612 grams)
38
touch screen
provides face detect focusing
high quality video (3840 x 2160 pxls)
comes with mic support
doesn't posses selfie friendly display
does not have image stabilization
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Canon R7 vs Sigma fp L Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon R7 and Sigma fp L
 Canon EOS R7Sigma fp L
General Information
Company Canon Sigma
Model Canon EOS R7 Sigma fp L
Type Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Introduced 2022-05-24 2021-03-25
Physical type SLR-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size APS-C Full frame
Sensor dimensions 22.2 x 14.8mm 36 x 24mm
Sensor area 328.6mm² 864.0mm²
Sensor resolution 33MP 61MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 6960 x 4640 9520 x 6328
Maximum native ISO 32000 25600
Maximum boosted ISO 51200 102400
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW pictures
Minimum boosted ISO - 6
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch focus
Continuous AF
Single AF
Tracking AF
Selective AF
AF center weighted
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Number of focus points 651 49
Lens
Lens mounting type Canon RF Leica L
Total lenses 35 40
Crop factor 1.6 1
Screen
Type of display Fully Articulated Fixed Type
Display sizing 3.00 inches 3.2 inches
Resolution of display 1,620k dots 2,100k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic (optional)
Viewfinder resolution 2,360k dots 3,680k dots
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification 0.72x 0.83x
Features
Slowest shutter speed 30s 30s
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000s 1/8000s
Maximum quiet shutter speed 1/16000s -
Continuous shooting rate 15.0 frames/s 10.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash settings no built-in flash no built-in flash
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Maximum flash synchronize 1/250s -
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 170 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 170 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 85 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 85 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 340 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 170 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 180 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 90 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 50 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 45 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 45 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 230 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 70 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 35 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 30 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 30 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 12 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 12 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 100p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Maximum video resolution 3840x2160 3840x2160
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264, H.265 MPEG-4, H.264
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB Yes Yes (USB Power Delivery supported)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 612 gr (1.35 lbs) 427 gr (0.94 lbs)
Dimensions 132 x 90 x 92mm (5.2" x 3.5" x 3.6") 113 x 70 x 45mm (4.4" x 2.8" x 1.8")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 660 photographs 240 photographs
Battery style Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model LP-E6NH BP-51
Self timer Yes Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage type Double UHS-II SD card slot SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II supported)
Card slots Two One
Retail price $1,499 $2,499