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Nikon D6 review: specs and price

Nikon D6
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Nikon D6

Why is Nikon D6 better than the average?

  • Sensor size
    ?

    35.9 x 23.9mmvs250.65mm
  • Focus points
    ?

    105vs64.28
  • Megapixels (main camera)
    20.8MPvs17.52MP
  • Maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    3280000 ISOvs22516.39 ISO
  • Battery life (CIPA)
    ?

    3580shotsvs410.21shots
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
    ?

    14fpsvs6.96fps
  • Video recording (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 30fpsvs42821.54fps
  • Fastest shutter speed
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    1/8000svs1/3094s

Price comparison

Nikon D6

Buy used:

$589.00

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$5,496.95
Nikon D6 AmazonD6 FX-Format Digital SLR Camera Body
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$6,499.95
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$2,996.95
Nikon D6 AmazonNikon D610 24.3 MP CMOS FX-Format Digita...Nikon D610 24.3 MP CMOS FX-Format Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
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$896.95
Nikon D6 AmazonNikon D750 FX-format Digital SLR Camera ...Nikon D750 FX-format Digital SLR Camera Body
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$1,496.95
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$4,699.00
Nikon D6 AmazonNikon Df 16.2 MP CMOS FX-Format Digital ...Nikon Df 16.2 MP CMOS FX-Format Digital SLR Camera Body (Silver)
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$2,746.95
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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. Show more

Nikon D6
2. 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

Nikon D6

100%

100%

3.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

For example

Nikon Coolpix P950

Nikon D6
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.

Nikon D6
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. Show more

Nikon D6
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.

Nikon D6

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

105

2.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

35.9 x 23.9mm

3.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.

Nikon D6
4.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
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Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images. Show more

Nikon D6
5.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. Show more

Best

Nikon D6

3280000 ISO

3280000 ISO

6.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. Show more

For example

Nikon Coolpix P950

Nikon D6

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. Show more

Best

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

2904 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

Nikon D6
3.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.

Nikon D6
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. Show more

Nikon D6
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.

Nikon D6
6.Supports slow-motion video recording
Nikon D6

Audio

1.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Nikon D6
2.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Nikon D6
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

Nikon D6

2

2

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

Nikon D6
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. Show more

For example

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

Nikon D6
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. Show more

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Nikon D6

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

3580shots

2.battery power
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

2500mAh

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

Nikon D6
4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Nikon D6
5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Nikon D6
6.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base. Show more

For example

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

Nikon D6

Features

1.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. Show more

Nikon D6
2.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Nikon D6
3.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Nikon D6
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
?

Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Nikon D6
5.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Nikon D6
6.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Nikon D6

Price comparison

Nikon D6

Buy used:

$589.00

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D6 AmazonNikon D5 DSLR 20.8 MP Point & Shoot Digi...Nikon D5 DSLR 20.8 MP Point & Shoot Digital Camera, Dual XQD Slots - Black
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$5,496.95
Nikon D6 AmazonD6 FX-Format Digital SLR Camera Body
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$6,499.95
Nikon D6 AmazonNikon D850 FX-Format Digital SLR Camera ...Nikon D850 FX-Format Digital SLR Camera Body
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$2,996.95
Nikon D6 AmazonNikon D610 24.3 MP CMOS FX-Format Digita...Nikon D610 24.3 MP CMOS FX-Format Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
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$896.95
Nikon D6 AmazonNikon D750 FX-format Digital SLR Camera ...Nikon D750 FX-format Digital SLR Camera Body
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$1,496.95
Nikon D6 AmazonNikon D5 20.8 MP Point & Shoot Digital C...Nikon D5 20.8 MP Point & Shoot Digital Camera, Dual CF Slots - Black (Renewed)
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$4,699.00
Nikon D6 AmazonNikon Df 16.2 MP CMOS FX-Format Digital ...Nikon Df 16.2 MP CMOS FX-Format Digital SLR Camera Body (Silver)
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$2,746.95
Nikon D6 aliexpressYONGNUO YN560 IV,YN-560 IV Master Radio ...YONGNUO YN560 IV,YN-560 IV Master Radio Flash Speedlite + YN-560TX Controller for Nikon Canon 1000D 6D D3000 D800 D600 D6 Camera
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$99.98

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