51points
51points

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

74points
67points

Canon EOS 6D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
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66 facts in comparison

Canon EOS 5D Mark II vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
51
points
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
74
points
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

Why is Canon EOS 5D Mark II better than Canon EOS 6D Mark II?

  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    ?

    1/8000svs0.00025s
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1

Why is Canon EOS 6D Mark II better than Canon EOS 5D Mark II?

  • 24.17% more megapixels (main camera)
    26.2MPvs21.1MP
  • 36 more focus points
    ?

    45vs9
  • 4x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    102400 ISOvs25600 ISO
  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • 350shots longer battery life
    ?

    1200shotsvs850shots
  • 1.67x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    6.5fpsvs3.9fps
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Has AF tracking
    ?

Price comparison

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Buy used:

$229.90

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Canon EOS 5D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Cam...Canon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL)
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$1,294.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 6D Mark II Digital SLR Camera ...Canon EOS 6D Mark II Digital SLR Camera Body – Wi-Fi Enabled
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$1,199.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 6D Mark II with 50mm f/1.8 STM...Canon EOS 6D Mark II with 50mm f/1.8 STM Prime + Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD + 500mm Telephoto + 128GB Memory + Pro Battery Bundle + Power Grip + TTL Speed Light + Pro Filters,(25pc Bundle)
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$1,679.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 7D Mark II Digital SLR Camera ...Canon EOS 7D Mark II Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
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$1,065.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital ...Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital SLR Camera Body
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$1,999.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Cam...Canon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL) (Renewed)
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$899.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera Kit w/EF...Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera Kit w/EF-M15-45mm and 4K Video - Black
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$599.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera with 24...Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera with 24-105mm f/4L II Lens (1483C010) - Starter Bundle
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$2,834.99
Canon EOS 5D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera Body - ...Canon EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera Body - WiFi Enabled with Altura Photo Complete Accessory and Travel Bundle
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$1,199.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark II aliexpress100% New original body bayonet metal bay...100% New original body bayonet metal bayonet main bayonet for Canon EOS 5D Mark II 5D2 5DII Digital Camera
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$62.00

Canon EOS 6D Mark II

ProductStorePrice
Canon EOS 6D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 6D Mark II Digital SLR Camera ...Canon EOS 6D Mark II Digital SLR Camera Body – Wi-Fi Enabled
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$1,199.00
Canon EOS 6D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera (Body O...Canon EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera (Body Only), Canon BG-E21 Battery Grip, 2 Spare Batteries
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$1,297.05
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$1,039.00
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$1,199.00

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Design

1.resolution
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2.pixel density
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3.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

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4. more viewfinder coverage
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With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.

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5.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

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6.Has a built-in focus motor
?

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

For example

Sony a7R IV

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Optics

1.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.

Best

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2.sensor size
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

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3.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.

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4.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.

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1640000 ISO

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5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
?

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images. Show more

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6.megapixels (main camera)
?

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Videography

1.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. Show more

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2.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.

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3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

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4.Has timelapse function
?

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky. Show more

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5.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.

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Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

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2.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

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3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

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2

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4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

For example

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Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
?

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

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850shots

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2.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

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3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.color depth
?

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

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2.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.

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3.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card. Show more

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4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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5.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

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6.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
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Price comparison

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Buy used:

$229.90

ProductStorePrice
Canon EOS 5D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Cam...Canon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL)
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$1,294.00
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$1,199.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 6D Mark II with 50mm f/1.8 STM...Canon EOS 6D Mark II with 50mm f/1.8 STM Prime + Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD + 500mm Telephoto + 128GB Memory + Pro Battery Bundle + Power Grip + TTL Speed Light + Pro Filters,(25pc Bundle)
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$1,679.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 7D Mark II Digital SLR Camera ...Canon EOS 7D Mark II Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
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$1,065.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital ...Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital SLR Camera Body
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$1,999.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Cam...Canon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL) (Renewed)
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$899.00
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$599.00
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$2,834.99
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$1,199.00
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Canon EOS 6D Mark II

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$1,199.00
Canon EOS 6D Mark II AmazonCanon EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera (Body O...Canon EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera (Body Only), Canon BG-E21 Battery Grip, 2 Spare Batteries
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$1,297.05
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$1,039.00
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$1,199.00

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