Canon 5D Mark II

Canon 5D Mark IV

Canon 5D Mark II

Pros:

  • Cheaper option out of the two - costs around £400-£500
  • Lighter! Weighing 850g (40g lighter than the Mark IV)

Cons:

  • No Wifi connectivity
  • Only 9 focus points (52 less than the Mark IV)
  • No touch screen
  • Smaller screen compared to the Mark IV

Canon 5D Mark IV

Pros:

  • Has wifi connectivity
  • 61 focus points (52 more than the Mark II)
  • Touch screen
  • 30MP
  • Has dual card slots
  • Performs better in low light situations
  • Larger screen compared to the Mark II

Cons:

  • Expensive - a new body can cost you around £2K-£3K and a second hand body (depending on the condition) can cost around £1.5K
  • Heavier, weighing 890g (40g heavier than the Mark II)

Both

Pros:

  • Face detection focus
  • Weather sealed body
  • Flash sync port


Cons:

  • Fixed screen
  • No Image stabilisation