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Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 6D
Top 41%1,457 points
Top 41%
Top 28%1,765 points
Top 28%
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 6D
Top specs and features

Canon EOS 5D Mark II vs Canon EOS 6D: 61 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

4.46% more megapixels (main camera).
21.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
20.2MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
24 x 36mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
36 x 24mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
11

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
3.9fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
4.5fps

5. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
25600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
102400 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
850shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
1090shots

7. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

8. weight

40g lighter.
810g
HTC Re: 65.5g
770g

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 6D
38% have it

10. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
23.7bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
23.8bits

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

12. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 6D
12% have it

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 6D
50% have it

14. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 6D
31% have it

15. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
11.9Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
12.1Evs

16. pixel density

6.37% higher pixel density.
471ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
501ppi

17. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 6D
72% have it

18. resolution

13.18% higher resolution.
1175 x 783px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1250 x 833px

19. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 6D
9% have it

20. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 6D
27% have it

21. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 6D
25% have it

22. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
920k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
1040k dots

23. battery power

0% more battery power.
1800mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1800mAh

24. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 6D
26% have it

25. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 6D
20% have it

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