Canon 6D
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Canon 6D Specification Comparison

To research the new Canon 6D mid-range full frame DSLR, I put together this comparison chart to evaluate the features of the Canon 6D, Canon 5D Mark III, and the Canon 7D.  I thought this Canon DSLR comparison chart would be useful to the blog readers and help you to make decisions on selecting a new camera or keeping your old one.

Canon 6D Front
Canon 6D Front

Stay tuned to the blog for my post on the Canon 6D and its impact on the travel and nature photography community.

 

Feature

 

Canon 6D

 

Canon 5D Mark III

 

Canon 7D

 

Image Processor

 

DIGIC 5+ Image Processor

 

DIGIC 5+ Image Processor

 

Dual DIGIC 4 Image Processors

 

Megapixels

 

20.2 MP

 

22.3 MP

 

18 MP

 

Sensor

 

Full Frame CMOS  Sensor

 

Full Frame CMOS Sensor

 

1.6X APS-C Crop  Sensor

 

ISO Range

 

100 – 25600
L:50, H1: 51200, H2: 102400

 

100 – 25600
L:50, H1: 51200, H2: 102400

 

100-6400 expandable to 12800

 

AF Points

 

11-point AF array, 1 center cross-point

 

61-Point High Density Reticular AF including up to 41 cross-type AF points

 

19-point, all cross-type AF points

 

LCD Display

 

3.0-inch TFT LCD display

 

3.2-inch TFT LCD display

 

3.0-inch TFT LCD display

 

Shutter Speed Frames Per Second

 

4.5 FPS

 

6 FPS

 

8 FPS

 

Weight

 

27.2 oz / 775g (Operating Weight)

 

33.5 oz / 950g (Operating Weight)

 

28.9 oz / 820g (body only)

 

Card Slots

 

SD Only

 

CF and SD Card Slots

 

CF Only

 

Shutter Durability

 

100,000 cycles

 

150,000 cycles

 

150,000 cycles

 

Other Features

 

Built-in Wi-Fi and GPS

 

HDR Mode, Multiple Exposures

 

 

 

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