Nikon D800 vs Canon EOS 6D

Winner
Nikon D800

88

Canon EOS 6D

82

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,979 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
96.0
Great color depth
Color depth
25.6 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.4 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 6D

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Thickness
Thin
2.8"
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 6D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D800.

competitors

Nikon D800 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,560 - $1,997 body only

$2,108 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,268 - $2,797 body only

$3,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,249 - $2,499 body only

$2,700 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

Canon EOS 6D Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,249 - $2,499 body only

$2,700 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,351 - $1,499 body only

$1,499 - $1,880 with 18-135mm lens

Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,560 - $1,997 body only

$2,108 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen size Much larger screen
GPS No built-in GPS

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