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Advantages of the Canon 6D

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Viewfinder size
Significantly larger viewfinder
0.71x vs 0.59x
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More than 40% larger viewfinder
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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More than 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Canon EOS 80D

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Movie format
Higher frame rate movies
1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
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Both shoot Full HD (1080p) video, but 6D does so at a lower frame rate
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
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
7 fps vs 4.5 fps
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Around 60% faster continuous shooting
Focus points
Significantly more focus points
45 vs 11
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Lens availability
More lenses available
220 lenses vs 165 lenses
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More than 30% more lenses available
True resolution
Higher true resolution
24 MP vs 20.9 MP
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Capture around 20% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder coverage
Better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 97%
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Almost the same
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
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Weight
Slightly lighter
730 g vs 770 g
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Around 10% lighter
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similarities

Compared to recent DSLRs

Common Strengths
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
Pentaprism
Battery life Great battery life Help
6D980 shots
EOS 80D960 shots
External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Common Weaknesses
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Weight Heavy Help
6D770 g
EOS 80D730 g
Size Large Help
6D145×111×71 mm
EOS 80D139×105×79 mm
Screen size Very small screens Help
3"

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Canon EOS 6D
EOS 6D
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EOS 80D
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