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Canon EOS 6D
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Top 28%1,772 points
Top 28%
Top 26%1,831 points
Top 26%
Canon EOS 6D
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Top specs and features

Canon EOS 6D vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III: 65 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

15.84% more megapixels (main camera).
20.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
23.4MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
36 x 24mm
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.
11
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
61

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4.5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
6fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2340ISO
Sony Alpha a7 III: 3730ISO
2293ISO

6. 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.
102400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
102400 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
1090shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
950shots

8. 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

9. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
82
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
81

10. weight

180g lighter.
770g
HTC Re: 65.5g
950g

11. Has WiFi

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

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
23.8bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24bits

13. fastest shutter speed

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

14. 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 6D
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
12% have it

15. has a stereo microphone

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

16. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

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

17. 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.
12.1Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
11.7Evs

18. pixel density

4.16% higher pixel density.
501ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
481ppi

19. 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 6D
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
72% have it

20. resolution

0.19% higher resolution.
1250 x 833px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1177 x 883px

21. has a microphone in

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

22. has a built-in HDR mode

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

23. 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 6D
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
26% have it

24. battery power

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

25. higher resolution (screen)

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

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