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Advantages of the Canon 6D

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GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen resolution
Slightly higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Thickness
Significantly thinner
2.8" vs 3.2"
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More than 10% thinner
Size
Smaller
145×111×71 mm vs 141×113×82 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Viewfinder size
Slightly larger viewfinder
0.71x vs 0.70x
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Cheaper
$948.99 vs $2,199.00
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The best price we've seen is $1,250 cheaper (2.3x less)
Weight
Slightly lighter
770 g vs 850 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Nikon D600

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Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
True resolution
Higher true resolution
24.2 MP vs 20.9 MP
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Capture around 20% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder coverage
Significantly better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 97%
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Almost the same
Focus points
More focus points
39 vs 11
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Built-in focus motor
Has a built-in focus motor
Yes vs No
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Autofocuses with all autofocus lenses
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
5.5 fps vs 4.5 fps
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More than 20% faster continuous shooting
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
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
171 lenses vs 165 lenses
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Low light performance Very low noise at high ISO Help
              6D2,340 ISO
              D6002,980 ISO
              Overall image quality Extremely good image quality Help
              6D82.0
              D60094.0
              Color depth Excellent color depth Help
              6D23.8 bits
              D60025.1 bits
              Dynamic range Excellent dynamic range Help
              6D12.1 EV
              D60014.2 EV
              Viewfinder size Above average viewfinder size Help
              6D0.71x
              D6000.70x
              Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
              Shoot in extreme weather
              Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
              Pentaprism
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              6D290 ms
              D600260 ms
              Startup delay Significant startup delay Help
              6D500 ms
              D600300 ms
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              6D25,600 ISO
              D6006,400 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              6D4.5 fps
              D6005.5 fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              6D1,040k dots
              D600921k dots

              Compared to recent pro DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              6D145×111×71 mm
              D600141×113×82 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              6D770 g
              D600850 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              6D$948.99
              D600$2,199.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              6D11
              D60039
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              6D980 shots
              D600900 shots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps

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              Canon EOS 6D
              EOS 6D
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