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

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kevindar
kevindar Veteran Member • Posts: 4,625
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.

I think it becomes very tricky, once you try to compare equivalent lenses.  certainly the tamron 70-180 is not equivalent to canon rf 70-200.   You want to be fair about it, why dont you compare the sony 70-200 2.8 G and the the sony 24-70 2.8G?

You can also use the old canon EF mounts with adaptors like that excellent ef 24-70 2.8 or any of the 3rd party lenses.

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Canon EF 85mm F1.2L II USM Canon EF 70-200mm F2.8L IS II USM Canon EF 24-70mm F2.8L II USM Sony a7R II Sony a6300 +25 more
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