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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
Thickness
Much thinner
2.8" vs 3.2"
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More than 10% thinner
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
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
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Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
6 fps vs 4.5 fps
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More than 30% faster continuous shooting
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
24.2 MP vs 20.9 MP
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Capture around 20% more detail in your photos
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
Built-in focus motor
Has a built-in focus motor
Yes vs No
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Autofocuses with all autofocus lenses
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
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 Above average viewfinder size Help
              6D0.71x
              D6100.70x
              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
              D610260 ms
              Startup delay Significant startup delay Help
              6D500 ms
              D610300 ms
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Weight Heavy Help
              6D770 g
              D610760 g
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              Size Large Help
              6D145×111×71 mm
              D610141×113×82 mm
              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
              D6106,400 ISO

              Compared to recent pro DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Lowest price Very inexpensive Help
              6D$999.00
              D610$1,015.89
              Weight Light weight Help
              6D770 g
              D610760 g
              Common Weaknesses
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              6D20.9 MP
              D61024.2 MP
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              6D11
              D61039
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              6D1,040k dots
              D610921k dots
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              6D4.5 fps
              D6106 fps

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              Canon EOS 6D
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