Canon 6D
Full Frame DSLR Camera
vs Sony a99
Full Frame DSLR Camera

What’s good about the Canon EOS 6D

Best price $1,099
  • Smaller body size 70 in³ vs 83 in³
  • 118% more battery life 1,090 shots vs 500 shots
  • Significantly cheaper street price $1,099 vs $1,998
  • Better light sensitivity by 2 f-stops 102,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Has Wi-Fi photo upload capabilities a99 does not have Wi-Fi

What’s good about the Sony Alpha SLT-A99

Best price
$1,998
  • Weighs a lot less than the 6D 9.9 oz vs 26.7 oz
  • Higher sensor resolution 24.3 MP vs 20.2 MP
  • Better video capture 1080p 60fps vs 1080p 30fps
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 10 shots per sec vs 5 shots per sec
  • Viewscreen flips out 6D does not have a flip out viewscreen
  • Has panorama image capture 6D does not have panorama

What the Canon 6D and Sony a99 have in common

  • Similar image sensor size 864 in²
  • Similar viewscreen resolutions 1040k dots vs 1229k dots
  • Both cameras are the same age December 2012 vs November 2012
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • interchangeable lenses
  • HDR processing
  • HDMI port
  • GPS tagging
  • external microphone jack
  • RAW capture
  • hot shoe

What’s missing from both the Canon 6D and the Sony a99

  • No 3D capture
  • No waterproof housing

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