Canon R5 vs Sony A7SIII vs 1dx Mark III - The Ultimate Video Shootout

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jonpais
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Re: Canon R5 vs Sony A7SIII vs 1dx Mark III - The Ultimate Video Shootout
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cyberpi1 wrote:

Did some calculations. BH prices.

Sony:

A7Siii - 614gr, 3500$

A7Riv - 665gr, 3200$

Tamron 70-180mm 2.8 - 810gr, 1200$

Sigma 24-70mm 2.8 - 835gr, 1100$

CanonR5 - 738gr 3900$

Canon RF 24-70mm 2.8 - 900gr 2200$

Canon RF 70-200mm 2.8 - 1070gr 2600$

Total Sony: 2924gr, 9000$
Total Canon: 2708gr, 8700$

Having two cameras is always better than having only one. For the same price and almost the same weight of R5 + 2 zooms you can have A7Siii+A7Riv and 2 zooms (and one is only 20mm shorter, but A7Riv has more mp to crop).

For me - there's no competition right now. Sony is an obvious choice.

You read my mind. I just happened to do some calculations myself for Vietnam. The R5 goes anywhere from around $4,500 to $5,200 in Vietnam, while the a7s III looks like it will sell for the same amount as at B&H. Sony and Canon lenses can be found here for less than in the States, but Canon doesn't make lenses like the superb 20mm f/1.8 G ($907.000, purchased last week) or the 135mm f/1.8 (which I just bought new this afternoon, not grey market, for $1,620.00). And I plan on picking up the a7 IV whenever it's released as my second camera.

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