Sony A9 vs Canon 1Dxii vs Nikon D5 Shootout Video Which Is The Best

Sony A9 vs Canon 1Dxii vs Nikon D5 test video
If you want to see the best DSLRs go head to head in a real competition this is the video for you. Sony A9 vs Canon 1Dxii vs Nikon D5 super camera battle brought to us by Michael Andrew.

Basic spec of the Sony A9:

24MP – Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
No Optical low-pass (anti-aliasing) filter
ISO 100 – 51200( expands to 50-204800)
5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
3? Tilting Screen
3686k dot Electronic viewfinder
20.0 fps continuous shooting
4K – 3840 x 2160 video resolution
120 fps High-Speed Video
Built-in Wireless
673g. 127 x 96 x 63 mm
Weather Sealed Body

Basic spec of the Canon 1Dxii:

20.2MP CMOS sensor with dynamic range improvement
Dual pixel CMOS AF
ISO: 100-51200 (expanded in 409600)
61-point AF system, expanded range, 41-point cross-type, all of the distance measuring points can be selected
At f/8, 61 points can be selected
AF is -3EV
360000 dot photometric sensor. EOS iSA. EOS iTR
0.76 times the viewfinder magnification. 100% field of view
Improved AI AF accuracy and motion tracking Servo AF III +
Dual DIGIC6 + processor
New mirror drive system that enables high-speed continuous shooting
Video 4K 60fps. Full HD120fps, 4K video can be recorded in internal CFast2.0 media
Movie servo AF
Continuous shooting up to14 fps, 16 fps in live view mode
Continuous shooting in RAW: 170 frames (at 16 frames / sec.), unlimited in JPEG
Dual pixel CMOS AF, enables smooth AF with 4K video
LCD monitor 3.2 inches, 1.62 million dots. Touch panel.
Camera digital lens Optimizer (DLO), lens aberration correction, diffraction correction
CFast2.0 and compact flash slots
GPS built-in
USB3.0 terminal, HDMI terminal
Dust and water resistant
Wi-Fi option (WFT-E8)
Dimensions: 158mm x 167.6mm x 82.6mm
Weight: 1340g

Basic spec of the Nikon D5:
Introduced: 1/5/2016
Replacement Estimate: D5s, January 2018
Current Firmware: C1.10 (June 2016)
Sensor Size: 35.9×23.9mm, FX (full film frame)
Sensor Pixels: 20.8mp FX, 17.2mp@ 5:4, 14.3mp @ 1.2x, 8.96mp @ DX
Sensor Manufacturer: Nikon (labeled Toshiba T4K54)
Sensor Technology: CMOS, 12? channel read
Sensor Filtration: Bayer, antialias, continuous microlens
Maximum Image Size: 5568 x 3712
Other Image Sizes: 4176 x 2784, 2784 x 1856, 4640 x 3088, 3472 x 2312, 2320 x 1544, 3648 x 2432, 2736 x 1824, 1824 x 1216, 4640 x 3712, 3472 x 2784, 2230 x 1856, 3840 x 2160, 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720, 3648 x 2048, 2736 x 1536, 1824 x 1024
Video: UHD 2160P 24/25/30 (1.45x crop), 1080P 24/25/30/50/60, 720P 50/60 (stored in .MOV with H.264 compression), stereo sound from built-in mics, stereo from jack (20 levels), uncompressed HDMI output with simultaneous recording to card in camera, headphone monitoring, index marking, stills during video record
ADC Bit Depth: 12 or 14 bit
Raw File Formats: 12 or 14 bit Uncompressed, Lossless compressed, or Compressed NEF
Other File Formats: JPEG, TIFF
JPEG/TIFF Rendering: 16-bit rendering, 8-bit output
Auto Rotation: Yes (selectable)
Color Spaces: sRGB, Adobe RGB
Storage: two XQD slots or two CompactFlash (Type 1 UDMA) slots; slot choice may be exchanged after the fact by sending camera to Nikon for a US$350 cost
Max Write Speed: 125MB/sec+ (XQD)
Maximum Buffer: 200 JPEG or NEF @ 20.8mp with XQD card (104 with UDMA-7)
Connectivity: USB 3.0 SuperSpeed, Ethernet
TV Support: NTSC and PAL, HDMI
Lens Support: all AF, AI-P, AI and AI-S
Autofocus Module: Multi-CAM 20K (153 sensor, 99 crosshatch), supports -4 EV focus at center, -3EV elsewhere, f/8 autofocus (with limitation to 15 sensors)
Shutter Lag: ?ms (?ms blackout)
Autofocus Modes: Single, Dynamic (25, 72, or 153 pt, 153 pt 3D tracking), Group (5 point), Automatic Area, Face Detect
AF Assist: (flash only)
Metering: 180,000-pixel Color matrix with shape/scene recognition, center-weight (variable), spot, highlight-weighted
Exposure Modes: PSAM
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5 stops, 1/3, 1/2, 1, 2, 3 stop
Exposure Bracketing: Yes, 2-9 frames, steps of 1/3, 1/2, 1 stop
ISO: 100-102,400, LO1, HI1, HI2, HI3, HI4, HI5, AUTO ISO (with focal length, shutter speed priorities)
White Balance: Auto (2), bracketed, custom (6), 6 predefined with fine tuning, direct Kelvin, two axis tuning
Image Settings: Picture Controls; Sharpening, Contrast, Saturation, Brightness, Hue
Color LCD: 3.2″ TFT, 2.4m dots, touchscreen, 170 degree, auto light adjust, 46x magnification
Image Review: Histogram (RGB), Histogram, Focus Pt, Highlights
Continuous Shooting Speed: 12 fps @ 20.8mp no restrictions; 14 fps with focus/exposure/shutter restrictions; 3 fps in quiet continuous
Shutter Speeds: 30s to 1/8000, bulb, 400k rated
Mirror Lockup: Programmable Delay, M-UP
Viewfinder: Pentaprism, 100%, 0.72x magnification, 17mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopters, eyepiece shutter
Viewfinder Accessories: (questionable) DG-2 magnifier, DK-14/17A antifog, DK-19 rubber cup, DK17m magnifier, DR-5 right angle, DK-18 adapter, DK17c diopter correction
Optional Focus Screens: Nikon E-type
Menus: Playback, Shooting, Custom Settings, Setup, Retouch, MyMenu
Flash Sync Speed: 1/250, TTL FP
Flash Type: supports I-TTL
Internal Flash: No
PC Sync: Yes
Flash Compensation: -3 to +1EV
Flash Options: Red Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Flash Lock
DOF Preview: Yes
Optional Remote Control: 10-pin remotes supported, WR-R10/WR-T10 with WR-A10
Size: 6.3 x 6.3 x 3.7” (160 x 158.5 x 92 mm)
Weight: 49.6 ounces (1405g — XQD version) (with battery)
Battery: EN-EL18a (3780 shots CIPA)
Optional AC Adapter: EH-6b with EP-6 connector
Other Significant Features: Autofocus calibration, active D-Lighting, chromatic aberration control, HDR pictures, silent shooting, PictBridge, integrated vertical release, live view with autofocus, FUNC button, horizontal/vertical indicator, wireless transfer option (WT-6a), Ethernet connection/support (1000BaseT at 400Mbps), multiple exposure, interval shooting, FUNC button, 4 shooting banks, 4 custom banks, GPS support, voice annotation, illuminated buttons, quiet mode
Software: View NX-i
List Price at Introduction: US$6500

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