Canon EOS R5 beats the Sony A1?! (According to this video anyway)

Sony A1 vs Canon EOS R5
(Image credit: Sony , Canon)

Since the announcement of the Sony A1, many photographers have been wondering how it stacks up against Canon's own flagship mirrorless camera, the Canon EOS R5. However, a recent comparison from Tony and Chelsea Northrup seems to show that, when it comes to the autofocus at least, the Canon EOS R5 has the edge. 

The Sony A1 and the Canon EOS R5 both include eye detect autofocus for a range of different subjects. However, Tony and Chelsea's results show that the Canon EOS R5 seems to be more consistent at finding and tracking subjects. 

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Usman Dawood

Usman is a commercial and architectural photographer based in West Yorkshire, who has been working professionally for over seven years. He has also spent over four years as a writer for the biggest photography sites in the world, including Staff Writer for Digital Camera World, senior staff writer for FStoppers, and tech writer for Petapixel. 

With a particular interest in technology developments, high-resolution imaging and the high-end cameras, Usman has been on the cutting edge of camera news as well as writing features about medium format systems and global shutters, and has reviewed some of the latest Leica cameras as well as a tripod that’s even taller than Andre the Giant!