Canon R3 VS Sony A1 Comparison

Video Capabilities

the R3 has the capability to record 240 frames per second in at least full HD but not like the Sony A1 does with autofocus continuous recording.

Wrapping Up

Canon R3 really stacks up against the Sony A1 it has a lot of similar features but boasts actually higher resolution in photo and video.

Canon EOS R3

Canon R3

Sony A1 Body

Sony A1

Release Date14 April 202126 January 2021
Body TypeSLR Style MirrorlessSLR Style Mirrorless
Sensor typeFull Frame Stacked CMOSFull Frame Stacked CMOS
Sensor size36 x 24mm36 x 24mm
Sensor pixels24.150.1
Sensor resolution6000 x 40008640 x 5760
ISOAuto 100-102400
Expands 50-204800
Auto 100-32000
Expands 50-102400
Shutter typeElectronic Controlled Vertical Traverse Focal PlaneElectronic
Shutter speedMin 30 sec
Max 1/8000 sec
Electronic 1/64000 sec
Min 30 sec
Max 1/8000 sec
Electronic 1/32000 sec
ProcessorDigic XDual Bionz XR
Continuous drive30fps30fps
Image stabilizationSensor shift 5 axis 8 stopsSensor shift 5 axis 5.5 stops
Video resolution6K 6000 x 3164 up 60p
DCI 4K 4096 x 2160 up to 120p
FHD 1920 x 1080 up to 120p
8K 7680 x 4320 up 30p
4K 3840 x 2160 up 120p
FHD 1920 x 1080 up to 240p
Autofocus typeDual Pixel CMOS AF IIFast Hybrid AF
Focus points1053759
Lens mount Canon RFSony E
Crop factor1x1x
Viewfinder typeElectronicElectronic
Viewfinder resolution5760K dots9437K dots
Viewfinder coverage100%100%
Viewfinder magnification0.76x0.9x
Screen size3.2″3.0″
Screen resolution4150K dots1440K dots
Screen typeFully Articulated LCD touchTilting LCD touch
Build in FlashNONO
Flash X Sync1/250sec1/400sec
Storage typeslot 1 CFexpress Type B
slot 1 CFexpress Type A
slot 2 CFexpress Type A
HDMI Micro
HDMI Full Sise
Wireless transmission802.11ac + Bluetooth802.11ac dual band + bluetooth
Build in BluetoothYesYes
Build in NFCNOYes
ConnectivityUSB Type C 3.2 Gen2 10bit secUSB Type C 3.2 Gen2 10bit sec
Battery Life760 shots530 shots
Battery TypeLP-E19NP-FZ100
Dimensions150 x 143 x 87mm130 x 97 x 81mm
Body Material Magnesium AllowMagnesium Allow
Image aspect ratio1:1, 4:3, 3:2,16:91:1, 4:3, 3:2,16:9
Image format JPEG, RAWJPEG, RAW
White balance presets6NO
Autofocus assist lampYesYes
Manual focusYesYes
Drive modesSingle, Continuous H+H L, Self timer remote controlSingle shot Continuous H+, H,M or L, self timer Bracketing
Self timer2/10sec2/5/10sec
Metering modesMulti, Center weighted, Spot, PartialMulti, Center weighted, Highlight-weighted, Average, Spot
Exposure compensation+/-3 at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, steps+/-5 at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps
AE Bracketing+/-3 at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, steps+/-5 (3,5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 steps
WB BracketingNOYes
Video formatMPEG-4, H.264, H.265XAVC S, HAVC HS, HAVC S-I, H.264, H.265
Video resolution4096 x 21607680 x 4320

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