iPhone 4S Camera vs Canon DSLR – 1080p Video Comparison

Here is a detailed video comparison of iPhone 4S camera with professional grade Canon DSLR 5D MK II . Both the videos are taken at 1080p Full HD video resolution . Exposure, shutter speed, frame rate were matched as close as possible between the two cameras and scenes perfectly synced so you can pause the videos and see the difference in video quality .

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iPhone 4S Specifications :

  • 8 Megapixel with Auto Focus
  • f/2.4 aperture
  • 30 Frames per second
  • 1080p HD video recording with Video Stabilization

Canon 5D MK II SPecifications:

  • Canon 50mm 1.4
  • ISO 160 ~ 640 (varied per shot to match the iPhone)
  • F 7~22 (varied per shot to match the iPhone)
  • Shutter 1/60th
  • Auto White Balance
  • 1080p 30 frames per second

iPhone 4S vs Canon 5D MK II Video Comparison : (watch in full screen)

Conclusion :

The iPhone 4S is quite good when compared to the Canon DSLR considering the specifications of both the devices . Apple has done a good job with the iPhone 4S camera and the video stabilization is upto the mark . The iPhone 4S definitely rivals the top point and shoot and DSLR cameras .

Also See : Photos taken with iPhone 4S