General

Canon EOS 6D Canon EOS 7D
Brand
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Canon Canon
Lowest price
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$1,689.89 $1,169.95
Announced
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July, 2012 September, 2009

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Size
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Full frame 36.0x24.0mm APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
Crop factor
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1x 1.6x
Megapixels
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20.9 MP 17.9 MP
Light sensitivity
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25,600 ISO 6,400 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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102,400 ISO 12,800 ISO
Sensor cleaning
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Yes Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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20.9 MP 17.9 MP
Native resolution
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5720 x 3648 5184 x 3456
Pixel size
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41.4 µm² 18.5 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3.0" 3.0"
Resolution
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1,040k dots 920k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No No
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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156 lenses 197 lenses
Lens focus motor
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Yes Yes
Lens mount
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Canon EF (Full-frame) Canon EF

Form factor

Size
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145x111x71 mm 148x111x74 mm
Depth
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2.8" 2.9"
Weight
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770 g 860 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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Yes Yes

Viewfinder

Type
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Pentaprism Pentaprism
Viewfinder size
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0.71x 0.62x
Coverage
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97% 100%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps 1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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Yes Yes
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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Yes Yes
Autofocus
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Unknown None
All formats
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1080p @ 30fps
480p @ 30fps
720p @ 60fps
1080p @ 25fps
1080p @ 24fps
720p @ 50fps
480p @ 25fps
720p @ 30fps
1080p @ 30fps
720p @ 25fps
720p @ 60fps
480p @ 25fps
480p @ 30fps
1080p @ 24fps
1080p @ 25fps

Features

Panorama
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No No
HDR
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Yes No
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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None None
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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Yes No

Performance

Startup delay
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500 ms 400 ms
Shutter lag
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290 ms 131 ms
Battery life
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980 shots 800 shots
Continuous shooting
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4.5 fps 8 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points
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11 19
Cross type focus points
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1 19

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/8000s
Min
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30s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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No Yes
Popup
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n/a Yes
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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SDHC
SDXC
SD
CompactFlash (Type II)
CompactFlash (Type I)

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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82.0 66.0
Color depth
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23.8 bits 22 bits
Dynamic range
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12.1 EV 11.7 EV
Low light performance
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2,340 ISO 854 ISO
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