Canon EOS 6D

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Canon EOS 6D

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Canon Rebel T5i

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Canon Rebel T5i

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 6D

Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
2,340 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
82.0
Color depth
Great color depth
23.8 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
12.1 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T5i

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon 6D

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Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO 2,340 ISO vs 681 ISO
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The 6D has excellent image quality 1.8 f-stops higher ISO than the T5i
Overall image quality Much better image quality 82.0 vs 61.0
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More than 30% better image quality
Color depth Better color depth 23.8 bits vs 21.7 bits
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Distinguishes 2.1 more bits of color
Dynamic range More dynamic range 12.1 EV vs 11.2 EV
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0.9 f-stops more dynamic range
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder 0.71x vs 0.53x
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Around 80% larger viewfinder
Sensor size Much larger sensor Full frame 35.8x23.9mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
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More than 2.5x larger sensor
Weather sealed Weather sealed Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Battery life Longer battery life 980 shots vs 440 shots
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More than 2x more shots per battery charge
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The 6D's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
True resolution Higher true resolution 20.9 MP vs 17.9 MP
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Capture around 20% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder Has a pentaprism viewfinder Pentaprism vs Pentamirror
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Pentaprism viewfinders are typically brighter
Startup delay Less startup delay 500 ms vs 700 ms
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Around 30% less delay when turning on
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO 102,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
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The 6D's boost ISO is 2 f-stops better
Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage 97% vs 95%
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Almost the same
Thickness Significantly thinner 2.8" vs 3.1"
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More than 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Canon T5i

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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
Lens availability More lenses available 197 lenses vs 156 lenses
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Around 30% more lenses available
Cross type focus points More cross-type focus points 9 vs 1
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Grab focus in difficult situations
Shutter lag Less shutter lag 264 ms vs 290 ms
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Around 10% less delay when taking photos
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
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 5 fps vs 4.5 fps
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More than 10% faster continuous shooting
Weight Lighter 580 g vs 770 g
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More than 20% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 133x100x79 mm vs 145x111x71 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Lowest price Cheaper $199.95 vs $1,598.00
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The best price we've seen is $1,398 cheaper (8x less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent DSLRs

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              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
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              Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
              Won't autofocus with all lenses
              Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
              6D:97%
              T5i:95%
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              6D:11
              T5i:9
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              6D:4.5 fps
              T5i:5 fps
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              6D:290 ms
              T5i:264 ms
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur

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              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $648 body only

              $200 - $570 with 18-55mm lens

              Thickness Is thicker
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 - $1,231 body only

              $200 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Autofocus Focuses automatically while shootting video
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $747 body only

              $650 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon EOS 5D Mark III

              Canon EOS 5D Mark III

              Pro DSLR

              $3,399 body only

              $3,990 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $650 - $699 body only

              $450 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon EOS 7D

              Canon EOS 7D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 - $1,199 body only

              $1,099 - $1,530 with 28-135mm lens

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon D7100

              Nikon D7100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $947 body only

              $1,247 with 18-140mm lens

              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

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              Canon EOS 5D Mark II

              Canon EOS 5D Mark II

              Pro DSLR

              $2,396 body only

              $3,495 with 24-105mm lens

              Shutter lag Less shutter lag
              Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
              Low light performance More noise at high ISO
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Nikon D610

              Nikon D610

              Pro DSLR

              $1,697 body only

              $2,197 - $2,200 with 24-85mm lens

              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Nikon D750

              Nikon D750

              Pro DSLR

              $2,297 body only

              $2,997 with 24-120mm lens

              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon EOS 7D Mark II

              Canon EOS 7D Mark II

              Pro DSLR

              $1,799 body only

              $2,149 with 18-135mm lens

              Focus points Many more focus points
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Sensor size Much smaller sensor
              Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

              Canon Rebel T5i Competitors

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              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $681 - $700 body only

              $499 - $822 with 18-55mm lens

              Color depth Better color depth
              Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $547 body only

              $646 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Color depth Better color depth
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon Rebel SL1

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 - $600 body only

              $599 - $610 with 18-55mm lens

              Color depth Better color depth
              Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points

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