• APS-H 518.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 30.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 32,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
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Predecessor: Canon 1D Mark III
1D Mark III vs 1D Mark IV
Canon 5D Mark III
5D Mark III vs 5D Mark IV
Successor:    
General
Model Number: 1D Mark IV 5D Mark IV
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Pro SLR Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $4999.00 $3499.00
Street Price: $2,795.00 $2,821.26
Date Available: 2009-12-31 2016-09-01
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 49.0 oz (1,390 g)
includes batteries
31.4 oz (890 g)
includes batteries
Size: 6.1 x 6.2 x 3.1 in.
(156 x 157 x 80 mm)
5.9 x 4.6 x 3.0 in.
(151 x 116 x 76 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Canon
Effective Megapixels: 16.1 30.4
Sensor Format: APS-H 35mm
Sensor size: 518.94mm2 (27.90mm x 18.60mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.70 microns 5.36 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.3x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 74 91
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.8 24.8
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.0 13.6
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,320 2,995
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
3672 x 2448 (9.0 MP, 3:2),
3552 x 2368 (8.4 MP, 3:2),
2448 x 1632 (4.0 MP, 3:2)
6720 x 4480 (30.1 MP, 3:2),
5040 x 3360 (16.9 MP, 3:2),
4464 x 2976 (13.3 MP, 3:2),
3360 x 2240 (7.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
5952 x 4480 (26.7 MP, 4:3),
4480 x 3360 (15.1 MP, 4:3),
3968 x 2976 (11.8 MP, 4:3),
2976 x 2240 (6.7 MP, 4:3),
1696 x 1280 (2.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
6720 x 3776 (25.4 MP, 16:9),
5040 x 2836 (14.3 MP, 16:9),
4464 x 2512 (11.2 MP, 16:9),
3360 x 1888 (6.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
720 x 408 (0.3 MP, Other),
4480 x 4480 (20.1 MP, 1:1),
3360 x 3360 (11.3 MP, 1:1),
2976 x 2976 (8.9 MP, 1:1),
2240 x 2240 (5.0 MP, 1:1),
1280 x 1280 (1.6 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), 14-bit .CR2 RAW JPEG (EXIF v2.3), RAW, M-RAW (16.9MP), S-RAW (7.5MP), Dual-Pixel RAW; 14-bit CR2
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 7.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (29.97)
1920x1080 (25)
1920x1080 (23.976)
1280x720 (59.94)
1280x720 (50)
640x480 (59.94)
640x480 (50)
4096x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1280x720 (120p/​100p)
Movie File Format: H.264 (.MOV) MOV (4K Video: Motion JPEG; Full HD and HD Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF Canon EF
Lens: n/a n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):    
Focal Length (actual):    
Zoom Ratio:    
Aperture Range:    
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:    
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 45 user selectable points (39 f/2.8 cross-type) phase detection w/ AI Servo II; LV contrast detect Phase Detect: OVF: 61-point (up to 41 cross-type points); Up to 5 dual cross-type AF points at f/2.8 and f/5.6, up to 20 cross-type AF points at f/4 and f/5.6, up to 21 cross-type AF points at f/5.6 and f/8, up to 20 horizontal-line AF points at f/5.6, up to 61 horizontal-line AF points at f/8; Dual Pixel CMOS AF on sensor
Auto Focus Assist Light? No No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Eye-level fixed pentaprism, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter correction SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter, fixed focusing screen, on demand grid
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.58x 0.71x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.76x 0.71x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 920,000 dots 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 32000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 to 12,800 (standard), 50 to 102,400 (expanded) Auto, 100-32000 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom (5 settings from camera), Personal (5 settings from PC), Color Temp Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone: AF linked evaluative, 13.5% partial, center-weighted average, 3.8% center / AF / multi spot 150K-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 252-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (center 6.1% of frame), Spot (center 1.3% of frame)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:   Custom shooting mode C1, C2, C3; Multiple-exposure; HDR
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: E-TTL II / evaluative / averaged; x-sync at 1/250 (1/300 w/ Canon Speedlite) n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync:   1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe, PC sync Hot Shoe, PC Sync
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / SD / SDHC CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:   SD: UHS-I, CF: UDMA7
Dual Card Slots: Yes Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit .CR2 RAW RAW, M-RAW (16.9MP), S-RAW (7.5MP), Dual-Pixel RAW; 14-bit CR2
Movie File Format: H.264 (.MOV) MOV (4K Video: Motion JPEG; Full HD and HD Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Canon N3 terminal / PC tether Optional Wired or Wireless
Connections (extended):   Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, Stereo Mic Jack, Stereo Monitor Jack, PC-Sync Terminal
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 0.37
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): <0.3  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 40  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.37
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 7.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 46 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   7.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   19
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   7.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   12
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.10 seconds 0.17 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.057 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.077 seconds 0.077 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.049 seconds 0.057 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Live View: Quick Mode AF: 1.084s Live Mode AF: 1.255s Prefocused: 0.113s  
Startup Time: 0.4 seconds 0.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.1 seconds 0.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   300 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 1500 shots 900 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E4 Proprietary LP-E6N
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E20 battery grip
Batteries Included: 1 x proprietary LP-E4 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software:   Canon EOS Digital Solution Disc
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: CompactFlash slot supports UDMA Mode 6 cards. Dual storage slots allow copying files between cards, storing different file types on each card, duplicating data on both cards, or using one card as an overflow when the other is full. Camera is powered by dual DIGIC 4 processors. Has live view and HD video modes with contrast detect AF. Has two internal monaural microphones - front panel for video, rear panel for voice memo. Also has stereo mic jack for external mic. New 30.4-megapixel full-frame sensor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, DIGIC 6+ processor, 61-point AF system, 7fps burst mode, DCI 4K video, Dual Pixel RAW, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC, built-in GPS.