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Advantages of the Canon 6D

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Viewfinder size
Much larger viewfinder
0.71x vs 0.51x
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More than 90% larger viewfinder
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
Viewfinder
Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Pentamirror
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Pentaprism viewfinders are typically brighter
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
980 shots vs 440 shots
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More than 2x more shots per battery charge
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Thickness
Much thinner
2.8" vs 3.1"
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Around 10% thinner
Viewfinder coverage
Better viewfinder coverage
97% vs 95%
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Canon 8000D

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
True resolution
Higher true resolution
24 MP vs 20.9 MP
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Capture around 20% more detail in your photos
Lens availability
More lenses available
220 lenses vs 165 lenses
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More than 30% more lenses available
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
5 fps vs 4.5 fps
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More than 10% faster continuous shooting
Focus points
More focus points
19 vs 11
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Weight
Lighter
565 g vs 770 g
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Around 30% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$749.88 vs $999.00
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The best price we've seen is $249 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
              fast and accurate
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
              Won't autofocus with all lenses
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              Size Large Help
              6D145×111×71 mm
              8000D132×111×78 mm
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              6D4.5 fps
              8000D5 fps
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              6D11
              8000D19
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              25,600 ISO
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              6D20.9 MP
              8000D24 MP
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              3"

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