Nikon D800E
Full Frame DSLR Camera
vs Canon 6D
Full Frame DSLR Camera

What’s good about the Nikon D800E

Best price $2,299
  • Higher sensor resolution 36.3 MP vs 20.2 MP

What’s good about the Canon EOS 6D

Best price
$1,499
  • Weighs a little bit less than the D800E 26.7 oz vs 31.7 oz
  • Smaller body size 70 in³ vs 88 in³
  • 21% more battery life 1,090 shots vs 900 shots
  • Significantly cheaper street price $1,499 vs $2,299
  • Better light sensitivity by 2 f-stops 102,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Newer camera December 2012 vs March 2012
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 5 shots per sec vs 4 shots per sec

What the Nikon D800E and Canon 6D have in common

  • Similar image sensor size 862 in² vs 864 in²
  • Similar viewscreen resolutions 921k dots vs 1040k dots
  • Same viewscreen size 3.2″ vs 3.0″
  • Same quality video capture 1080p 30fps
  • interchangeable lenses
  • HDR processing
  • HDMI port
  • GPS tagging
  • external microphone jack
  • RAW capture
  • hot shoe
  • Wi-Fi

What’s missing from both the Nikon D800E and the Canon 6D

  • No 3D capture
  • No panorama mode
  • No waterproof housing
  • No flip out viewscreen

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