Canon R7 summary
Canon R7 is Canon's Advanced Mirrorless digital camera first launched on May of 2022. It uses a 33 MegaPixel, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a full resolution of 6960 x 4640.
The R7 ranks at #3 out of 62 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras and overall #24 out of 1465 for digital cameras in our list. Please check out our Smart camera search to see camera listings based on your customized factors.
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Canon R7 history
The Canon R7 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can see the full range below.
Canon R7 Gallery
You can see the R7 from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Canon R7 Pros and Cons
Below is a list of positives and negatives of the Canon R7 based on things that are usually regarded as crucial in a digital camera.
Canon R7 Sensor info
The sensor measurement in the Canon R7 is 22.2mm x 14.8mm (APS-C). The 329 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 6960 x 4640 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera includes Image Stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis). Sensor stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization as the latter can easily cause cropping.Australia's Largest Photography Festival to Feature AI-Generated Images for the First Time
The CMOS sensor boasts 33MP and supports a standard ISO range of 100 - 32000. This ISO can also be extended digitally to a high of 51200. RAW photos are supported therefore you have wider room to maneuver in post.
The graphic below displays the R7's sensor dimensions in comparison to other popular sizes. The R7 sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.6 and is displayed in green.Hasselblad and Oppo Join Forces to Create Next-Level 'HyperTone' Camera
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Canon R7 dimensions
Canon R7 has a weight of 1.35 lb (612 grams / 21.59 ounces) and features external size of 132mm x 90mm x 92mm (5.2" x 3.5" x 3.6"). The weight of average Advanced Mirrorless camera is 454 grams so the Canon R7 is weightier compared with other competitors.Incredible Footage Reveals Eagle Attacking Drone in Mid-Flight Showdown
Below is a pic of the Canon R7 alongside a soda to help you have a feel for its scale.
The top view directly below will illustrate the button design on the R7.
Canon R7 Lens info
The R7 works with the Canon RF mount and has 30 lenses that are available. Below is a few of the lenses we have in our database which will work with the R7.
Canon R7 Connectivity
The R7 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras which have NFC and Bluetooth connectivity are able to be used wirelessly with smartphones. You can easily copy images and sometimes adjust camera settings without connecting straight to the camera.
Several applications even give a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not close to the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI out, it can easily be hooked up to an external display. Nearly all cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack using the USB port.
Canon R7 Video info
The highest possible video resolution in the Canon R7 is 3840 x 2160 and it can capture in MPEG-4, H.264 and H.265 file format. 2160p gives a outstanding resolution for video. You can easily crop to 1080p in order to get improved video. Be wary of the massive file sizes and ensure you get decent SD cards that have fast write speeds. The body does come with both headphone and microphone support making it extremely valuable whilst recording sound.
Canon R7 Weather Sealing
Canon R7 has got environment proofing which makes it a great candidate to use for challenging conditions. This is particularly valuable if you are unsure about the elements you may encounter for outdoor photography.
Canon R7 Screen and Viewfinder
The Canon R7 houses a 3.00 inch fully articulated screen boasting a resolution of 1,620 thousand dots.
The screen is selfie friendly to shoot self portraits as well as group shots when required. Additionally the screen is touch friendly which means you can easily switch focus point plus change settings by using your finger.G100D by Panasonic Features USB-C and Stunning OLED EVF
The View Finder specifications regarding Canon R7 are as follows:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- Resolution 2,360 thousand dots
- Coverage 100%
- Magnification 0.72x
In those bright outdoor situations which make the camera displays washed out and hard to view, viewfinders can be quite helpful.
Canon R7 Shutter info
Canon R7 continuous shooting speed is 15.0 frames/s. The max shutter speed is 1/8000 sec. The camera also includes silent electronic shutter of 1/16000 sec. Beware that the electronic shutter may produce "rolling shutter" under certain lighting conditions.
Canon R7 Flash and Hot shoe info
Canon R7 includes external flash support but comes without built-in flash. The max flash sync speed is 1/250 sec.
Canon R7 Autofocusing info
Canon R7 includes both Phase Detect AF along with Contrast Based AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is more quicker & accurate compared with Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera boasts Face detection which can be valuable for portrait photography.
The AF system boasts 651 focus points to pick from. Canon R7 has touch to focus. You can easily use your fingers in order to change focus. It also includes Tracking AF for objects that move. Canon R7 supports manual focusing in case it is needed for low light or you want more exact focusing control.
Canon R7 Battery life
The battery life (LP-E6NH) for the Canon R7 is fashioned to last for 660 pictures with respect to the CIPA benchmarks making it above the usual when compared to its category. The average Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 390. Sony A6600 features the best (810) battery life for this class of cameras.
Listed below is a number of Advanced Mirrorless cameras which have the best battery life:
Canon R7 for various categories of photography
The following chart provides a summary of the Canon R7 for various categories of photography. To read more, visit the specific paragraph below.
Canon R7 Portrait photography features
The Canon R7 gets a rating of 85 which is brilliant, meaning that it is a tremendous fit to use for portraits. Taking portrait photos leans heavily to sensor dimensions, support for RAW photos along with the flexibility to use external flash.
Canon R7 as a Street photography camera
Getting a nice rating of 75, the Canon R7 is a very decent fit to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera comes with a perfect balance of picture quality and portability.
Canon R7 Sports photography highlights
A terrific sports photography score of 88 indicates the Canon R7 is a terrific pick for shooting sports. A camera needs to have very good autofocus plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Canon R7 Travel photography info
Portability is really important in selecting a travel camera. Over-all, the Canon R7 gets a very good 75 for a travel camera which makes it a good option to take on your travels.
Canon R7 Landscape photography information
When you are looking to choose a camera for landscape photographs, the most important aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Canon R7 with it's fantastic rating of 86 for a landscape camera is a brilliant fit within the current market.
Vlogging with Canon R7
A vlogging camera should really come with a articulating display screen, mic port and if possible image stabilization. Taking everything into account, the Canon R7 is a fine fit as a vlog camera as it comes to a above average score of 75.
Canon R7 Alternatives
If you need replacements to the R7, here is a range of the top ranked cameras that fall under the category of Advanced Mirrorless.
The graph here will give you a bird's eye view of the R7 vs it's highest ranking competitors suggested above.
Here are a few more cameras you may regard as alternatives. To see a full comparison, just click on the "compare" link.