71points

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

86points

Canon EOS 6D Mark II

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

Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
71
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86
points

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

  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    1/8000svs0.00025s
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

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

  • 11.97% more megapixels (main camera)
    26.2MPvs23.4MP
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • 8.33% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    6.5fpsvs6fps
  • 250shots longer battery life
    1200shotsvs950shots
  • 2.05% lower noise at high ISO
    2340ISOvs2293ISO
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    1080 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • 1 better image quality
    82vs81
  • Has WiFi

Top specs and features

Design

1.pixel density

481ppi

501ppi

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

2160ppi

2.resolution

1177 x 883px

1250 x 833px

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

3.Weather sealed
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

4.Has a flip-out screen
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

5.Has a built-in focus motor
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

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

Canon EOS 200D

6. more viewfinder coverage

100%

98%

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.

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TZ95

100%

Optics

1.has AF tracking
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

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.

2.focus points

61

45

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

Canon EOS R

5655

3.sensor size

36 x 24mm

36 x 24mm

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

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

4.maximum light sensitivity

102400 ISO

102400 ISO

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.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

5.megapixels

23.4MP

26.2MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

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

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 60fps

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.

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

2160 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

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.

3.Has timelapse function
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

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.

4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.has a 24p cinema mode
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

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

2.has a microphone in
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

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

3.number of microphones

1

1

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

Best

Nikon Coolpix B600

2

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1. longer battery life

950shots

1200shots

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

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

3.has a battery level indicator
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.image quality

81

82

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Nikon D850

100

2.noise

2293ISO

2340ISO

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Sony Alpha a7 III

3730ISO

3.color depth

24bits

23.8bits

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

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

4.dynamic range

11.7Evs

12.1Evs

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.

Best

Nikon D810A

14.8Evs

5.Has WiFi
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.has an external memory slot
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 6D Mark II

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.

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