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Canon EOS 6D vs Nikon D500

Canon EOS 6D vs Nikon D500

Canon EOS 6D

44

Overall Score

Canon EOS 6D

$1,182.99
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured 20.2 megapixel camera
100
922 Reviews + 19 Awards
8
Poor
50
Good Features
Overall Score
44
Mediocre
SLR 20.2MP CMOS Black Apr 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Sensor Type Colour Release Date
Nikon D500

43

Overall Score

Nikon D500

$1,638.68
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured 20.9 megapixel camera
100
46 Reviews + 24 Awards
5
Poor
50
Good Features
Overall Score
43
Mediocre
SLR 20.9MP CMOS Black Jun 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Sensor Type Colour Release Date

Reviews & Awards

Awards
5 Awards
Digital Versus: 5 Star
DP Review: Silver
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
What Digital Camera: Gold
24 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
3dnews.ru: Recommended
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
digifotopro.nl: Gold
Digitaltrends.com: Editor's Choice
dkamera.de: Highly Recommended
EISA.eu: EISA Best Product
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
fotomaniak.pl: 5 Star
kamerabild.se: Top Class
komputerswiat.pl: Recommended
letsgodigital.org/nl/: Recommended
ljudochbild.se: Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 6 Star
mashable.com: Mashable Choice
optyczne.pl: Editor's Choice
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
pcauthority.com.au: Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Essential
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Editor's Choice
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  SLR  SLR
Megapixels 20.2MP 20.9MP
BEST
Still Image Resolution  5472 x 3648  5184 x 3456  3468 x 2432  2736 x 1824  1920 x 1280  720 x 480  2784 x 1856
BEST
 5472 x 3648  5184 x 3456  3468 x 2432  2736 x 1824  1920 x 1280  720 x 480  2784 x 1856
Maximum Image Resolution  5568 x 3712  5568 x 3712
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Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
Image Formats Supported  RAW  JPG  JPEG  JPEG / RAW  RAW+JPEG  TIF  NEF  RAW  JPG  JPEG  JPEG / RAW  RAW+JPEG  TIF  NEF
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels 20.6MP 21.56MP
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Sensor Format  DX  DX

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number 2.8 2.8
Maximum Aperture Number 32 32
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 105mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Fixed Focal Length 40mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface  Canon EF  Nikon F  Canon EF  Nikon F
Diaphragm Blade 9
BEST
7
Filter Size 77mm 72mm
Mounting Type  Bayonet  Bayonet

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance 0.3m Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  single  multi point  servo  Single Auto Focus  Multi Point Auto Focus  Servo Auto Focus  continuous  Continuous Auto Focus  single  multi point  servo  Single Auto Focus  Multi Point Auto Focus  Servo Auto Focus  continuous  Continuous Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Points 11 153
BEST
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection  Auto  Manual  Auto  Manual
Focus  TTL  TTL

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  Auto
BEST
 Auto
Light Exposure Modes  Auto  Manual  shutter priority  aperture priority  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  Auto  Manual  shutter priority  aperture priority  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25,600 51,200
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100 100
Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Matrix  Highlight-weighted  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Matrix  Highlight-weighted
Light Exposure Correction  ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30s 30s
Camera Shutter Type  Electronic  Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Second curtain synchro  High-speed synchronization  Auto  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Second curtain synchro  High-speed synchronization
Flash Sync-Speed 1s 1s
Flash Exposure Correction  ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  3840 x 2160  3840 x 2160
BEST
Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  3840 x 2160  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  3840 x 2160
BEST
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported  MOV  H.264  MPEG  MPEG4  MPEG-4  MOV  H.264  MPEG  MPEG4  MPEG-4
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@30fps  1280×720@60fps  1920x1080@25fps  1280x720@50fps  640x480@60fps  3840x2160@25fps  3840x2160@24fps  3840x2160@30fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1920x1080@30fps  1280×720@60fps  1920x1080@25fps  1280x720@50fps  640x480@60fps  3840x2160@25fps  3840x2160@24fps  3840x2160@30fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps
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HD Type  Full HD  HD  4K Ultra HD  Full HD  HD  4K Ultra HD

Audio

Audio System  Stereo  Stereo
Audio Formats Supported  PCM  Linear PCM  PCM  Linear PCM

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  XQD  SDXC  SDHC  SD  XQD
Memory Slots 1 2
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Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3.2"
BEST
Field of View 100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution 1,040,000 pixels 2,359,000 pixels
BEST
Display  TFT  TFT
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric) Unknown - Click to provide data 8cm

Viewfinder

Magnification 0.71x 1x
BEST
Viewfinder Type  Optical  Electronic  Live View  Optical & Live View  Optical  Electronic  Live View  Optical & Live View

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type  USB  USB
HDMI Connector Type  Mini  Mini
Security Algorithms  TKIP  WPA2-TKIP  WEP  WPA  WPA2  TKIP  WPA2-TKIP  WEP  WPA  WPA2
USB Connector  Micro-USB  Micro-USB B  Micro-USB  Micro-USB B

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Tungsten  Cloudy  Daylight  Shade  Custom modes  custom m  cus  Fluorescent  Incandescent  Flash  Direct sunlight  Auto  Tungsten  Cloudy  Daylight  Shade  Custom modes  custom m  cus  Fluorescent  Incandescent  Flash  Direct sunlight
Shooting Modes  Program  Scene  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Manual  Aperture pr  Program  Scene  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Manual  Aperture pr
Photo Effects  Neutral  Black&White  Mirror  Vivid  Neutral  Black&White  Mirror  Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
Playback Zoom (max) 10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing  Resizing  Trimming  Rotating  Resizing  Trimming  Rotating
Camera File System  DPOF 1.1  Exif 2.3  RAW  DPOF  Exif  DCF  DPOF 1.1  Exif 2.3  RAW  DPOF  Exif  DCF
Camera Playback  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Single  Highlights  Highlight  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Single  Highlights  Highlight
Built-In Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) Unknown - Click to provide data
Eye Relief Unknown - Click to provide data 16mm
Scene Modes  Backlight  Close-up (macro)  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sports  Self-portrait  Backlight  Close-up (macro)  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sports  Self-portrait
Languages Support  Multi  I  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  BUL  SER  CZE  UKR  THA  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  BEN  DE  EN  ES  FI  FR  IT  NO  RU  SE  CHI  R  K  JP  PL  SP  SW  TR  Multi  I  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  BUL  SER  CZE  UKR  THA  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  BEN  DE  EN  ES  FI  FR  IT  NO  RU  SE  CHI  R  K  JP  PL  SP  SW  TR
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  CZE  UKR  THA  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  CZE  UKR  THA

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 680g
BEST
760g
Height 110mm 115mm
Depth 71.2mm 81mm
Width 144.5mm 147mm
Lens Weight 130g
BEST
480g
Lens Length 22.8mm
BEST
85.5mm
Lens Diameter 68.2mm
BEST
80mm
Weight (including Battery) 755g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source Type  USB  Battery  USB  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
Battery Capacity 1,800mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life 1,090 shots 1,240 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage 7.2V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Packaging Content

Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included  USB  HDMI  USB  HDMI
BEST

Networking

Wi-Fi Standards  IEEE 802.11b  IEEE 802.11g  IEEE 802.11b  IEEE 802.11g
Data Network  Not supported  Not supported

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed
Video Compression Formats  MOV  MPEG  MPEG4  MOV  MPEG  MPEG4

Technical Details

Image Processor  EXPEED 5  EXPEED 5
Continuous Shooting Speed (max) Unknown - Click to provide data
Silent Shooting
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Recording Formats  Linear PCM  PCM  Linear PCM  PCM
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