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Canon EOS 6D Digital Camera

£857.99
SLR 20.2MP CMOS Black Apr 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Colour Release Date
10 industry awards
Supports video recording
Has a GPS (satellite)
CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star
892 Reviews + 8 Awards
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Average Priced

Digital cameras of a similar type and age range in price from £27 to £6,599. We think that this camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras of a similar type and age.


Reviews

10 Industry Awards

The editors of review websites Akam.no, Hardwarezone.com.ph and Alphr.com all thought that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This Canon digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites PC Mag, CNET.co.uk and Reviewed.com all of whom wrote that this camera was outstanding.

The experts at review sites Ephotozine and Camera Labs both decided that this camera was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The writers at two more expert review sites both concluded that this high megapixel camera was good. Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com both gave this camera a "5 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 19 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Camera Labs the average expert rating of this camera is 86%. This puts this high megapixel camera in the top 18% of all the cameras of a comparable type and age when ranked by average expert review score.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 938 user reviews the average user rating of this high megapixel camera is brilliant. Over 79% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. Owners think this camera is one of the better digital cameras of a comparable spec and age.

Canon Has Good Camera Reviews

We checked 34,746 expert and user reviews (including 2,754 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has good reviews specifically for its high megapixel cameras. 97% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This high megapixel camera was released in April 2015.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Canon EOS 6D supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Canon EOS 6D supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support Full HD video and we think the Sony DSC-HX50 (£790.45) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support Full HD video which you might want to consider including the Nikon D600 (£868.70), or the Sony SLT-A77 (£949).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon EOS 6D is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). This Canon camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. The video resolution of all high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon EOS 6D supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider including cheaper digital cameras such as the Sony DSC-HX50 (£790.45).

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support Wi-Fi to this digital camera and we think the Nikon D600 (£868.70), or the Leica V-Lux (£879) are also worth considering.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

The Canon EOS 6D has a relatively typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this camera and we think cheaper cameras such as the Sony DSC-HX50 (£790.45) is also worth considering.

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Nikon D600 (£868.70) (3.2").

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon EOS 6D has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolutions (numeric) of high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 230,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 840,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of 1,040,000 pixel, the Canon EOS 6D has one of the higher display resolutions (numeric) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Canon EOS 6D has a GPS (satellite), as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Nikon D600 (£868.70), or the Sony SLT-A77 (£949) are also worth considering.

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Supports Live View

The Canon EOS 6D supports live view, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Features Histogram

The Canon EOS 6D features histogram, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon EOS 6D has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer including the Nikon D600 (£868.70), the Sony SLT-A77 (£949), or the Leica V-Lux (£879).

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 6D has a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Canon digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 720 x 480, 1920 x 1280, 2736 x 1824 and 3468 x 2432 and 5184 x 3456. Across all cameras of a similar age and type to this camera the best still image resolution is 6000 x 4000 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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20.2 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 20.2 megapixels digital camera.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-HX50 (£790.45) (20.4MP and cheaper); or the Canon 750D (£848) (24.2MP and higher rated).

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Battery

1,090 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Canon EOS 6D is a camera that takes 1,090 shot battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera take between 110 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The Canon EOS 6D has an external flash connector, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon EOS 6D has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Canon EOS 6D features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon EOS 6D has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Canon EOS 6D has a batteries included. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a batteries included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Canon EOS 6D supports PictBridge. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also support PictBridge.

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Has an HDMI

The Canon EOS 6D has an HDMI, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras of this age and spec.

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Light Exposure

Supports 10 ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Canon EOS 6D is more than most digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than two years. The ISO sensitivities "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800", "25600" and "Auto" are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Lens System

Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon EOS 6D has a fairly large minimum aperture number (4) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this camera. The smallest minimum aperture number of high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera is 1.3, the largest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.8.

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Focusing

Very Large Closest Focusing Distance

The Canon EOS 6D has a very large closest focusing distance (85 meters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera. Across all the digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the closest focusing distances range from 0.01m to 85m, and the average closest focusing distance is 3m.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon eos6dw24105mm, canon manufacurer, paging zone eos6d, canon 8035b038ab, canon 8035b126aa, canon 8035b050aa, canon 8035b022ab, canon 8035b022aa, canon 8035b038aa, paging zone f28l, canon 8035b002, canon 8035b009, canon 4qmwt, canon canon, canon f40l, canon 6d, f3556l
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Canon EOS 6D Review Sources

To prepare this Canon EOS 6D review we compared this digital camera to 1,233 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,893 product attributes, 185,524 digital camera reviews and 4,089,000 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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