8K Video Comparison Between Sony Alpha 1 and Canon EOS R5

Here is a good 8K video comparison between the Sony Alpha 1 and Canon EOS R5 cameras. 

Both Sony a1 and Canon EOS R5 is capable of recording DCI 8K 30 fps raw video internally as well as 4K video up to 120 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit.  Tony & Chelsea Northrup compare the 8k video capabilities of the Canon R5 (AmazonB&HAdorama) against the Sony a1 (AmazonB&HAdorama) to find out which produces the best results for eye autofocus, sharpness, cropability, low-light & high ISO, dynamic range, rolling shutter, handheld sensor stabilization, overheating, recording times, and raw.

8K Video Comparison Between Sony Alpha 1 and Canon EOS R5

However, Tony & Chelsea Northrup published an excellent video covering the 8K video performance of the $6,500 full-frame 50MP 30 frames per second (FPS) Sony a1 vs the $4,500 45MP 20 FPS Canon EOS R5.

The video’s table of contents:

  • 0:00​ – Introduction
  • 0:20​ – Audio inputs
  • 1:28​ – Autofocus & image quality
  • 2:24​ – Croppability
  • 3:27​ – KEH plug
  • 4:17​ – Flip screen
  • 4:50​ – Reviewing footage
  • 5:26​ – Memory cards & redundancy
  • 6:13​ – Recording time limits & overheating
  • 7:01​ – Rolling shutter
  • 8:01​ – Stabilization & dynamic range
  • 10:10​ – Low-light & high ISO
  • 11:58​ – Price
  • 12:19​ – User interface & touchscreen
  • 12:58​ – Summary

More Sony Alpha 1 vs Canon EOS R5 comparison reviews are listed here.

The Sony a1 is scheduled to start shipping on April 6, 2021, and it is expected to be one of the best selling mirrorless cameras in 2021. The price of the high-end full frame mirrorless camera is $6,499 and available at AmazonB&HAdoramaSony A1 Availability & in Stock Tracker.

Both the Canon EOS R5 and the EOS R6 are super hot selling mirrorless cameras on the market. Canon EOS R5 in stock. The camera body and lens kit are now in stock at all the major US stores.

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