76points

Canon EOS 6D Mark II

94points

Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
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Canon EOS 6D Mark II vs Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
76
points
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
94
points
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Why is Canon EOS 6D Mark II better than Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM?

  • 1.97% larger sensor
    ?

    36 x 24mmvs35.6 x 23.8mm
  • 8.26% more megapixels (main camera)
    26.2MPvs24.2MP
  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • 550shots longer battery life
    ?

    1200shotsvs650shots
  • Has an optical viewfinder
    ?
  • Has timelapse function
    ?
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
    ?
  • Has GPS
    ?

Why is Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM better than Canon EOS 6D Mark II?

  • 648 more focus points
    ?

    693vs45
  • 2x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    204800 ISOvs102400 ISO
  • 3.08x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    20fpsvs6.5fps
  • 22.89% lower noise at high ISO
    ?

    3517 ISOvs2862 ISO
  • 7 better image quality
    ?

    92vs85
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    ?

    1/8000svs0.00025s
  • 92g lighter
    673gvs765g

Price comparison

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
2.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
3. 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.

Best

Sony a6100

100%

98%

100%

4.Has a built-in focus motor
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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.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

For example

Sony a6600 + Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
6.Has a hot shoe
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A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Optics

1.focus points
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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

45

693

2.has AF tracking
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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 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
3.sensor size
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

36 x 24mm

35.6 x 23.8mm

4.maximum light sensitivity
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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

102400 ISO

204800 ISO

5.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

3456 x 50fps

1080 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
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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 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
4.Has timelapse function
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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.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
5.has a 24p cinema mode
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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 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
6.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Audio

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

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
2.has a microphone input
?

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

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon EOS M6 Mark II + Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM

2

1

1

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.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
5.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
6.Has a zoom microphone
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Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Battery

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

1200shots

650shots

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

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
5.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Features

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

Best

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

100

85

92

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

Best

Sony Alpha a7 III + Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

3730 ISO

2862 ISO

3517 ISO

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

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

24.4bits

24.9bits

4.dynamic range
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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 D850 + Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

14.8Evs

11.9Evs

13.3Evs

5.has an external memory slot
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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.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
6.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

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