Canon EOS 6D

  |   by DigitalCameraReview Staff

With the Canon EOS 6D as a counterpoint to Nikon’s D600, full-frame shooting has become more affordable with only a few differences. Of course, if you already have a stash of Canon (EF only) or Nikon glass, your choice is a bit of a no-brainer (unless you want to change systems). On the other hand, if you’re stepping up–or crossing over from another brand to gain the benefit of full-frame–then the choice is more difficult. Read on to find out the differences between the two cameras and a quick look at what we think of the Canon EOS 6D.

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  • Pros

    • Excellent image quality
    • Great low light/high ISO capabilities
    • Full-frame shooting at an "affordable" price
    • Built-in WiFi and GPS
    • Good performance overall
    • Sophisticated feature set for the price
  • Cons

    • No built-in flash
    • Single SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot (vs. Nikon D600's dual card slot)
    • Slightly soft images on default settings (depending on lens used)

Quick Take

Right after Nikon launched the D600, Canon countered with the 20MP 6D. Is the EOS 6D the full-frame alternative we hoped it would be?

Read Our Full Review: Canon EOS 6D Review: Full Frame with Benefits



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