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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
Higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Thickness
Much 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
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
980 shots vs 900 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Viewfinder size
Slightly larger viewfinder
0.71x vs 0.70x
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Cheaper
$999.00 vs $1,484.39
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The best price we've seen is $485 cheaper (more than 30% less)
Weight
Lighter
770 g vs 850 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Screen size
Much larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Focus points
Significantly more focus points
39 vs 11
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Set focus accurately within the frame
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
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
5.5 fps vs 4.5 fps
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More than 20% faster continuous shooting
Viewfinder coverage
Better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 97%
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Almost the same
Built-in focus motor
Has a built-in focus motor
Yes vs No
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Autofocuses with all autofocus lenses
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
              Viewfinder size Large viewfinder size Help
              6D0.71x
              D6000.70x
              Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
              Shoot in extreme weather
              Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
              Pentaprism
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              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
              Weight Heavy Help
              6D770 g
              D600850 g
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Size Large Help
              6D145×111×71 mm
              D600141×113×82 mm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent pro DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              6D$999.00
              D600$1,484.39
              Common Weaknesses
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              6D20.9 MP
              D60024.2 MP
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              6D1,040k dots
              D600921k dots
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              6D11
              D60039
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              6D4.5 fps
              D6005.5 fps

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