Canon EOS M5 vs Nikon Z6 Comparison

Let’s compare the Canon EOS M5 vs Nikon Z6.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon EOS M5 and Nikon Z6. While Canon EOS M5 has APS-C sensor, Nikon Z6 has 35mm sensor and 24.2 has a 24.2 MP and Nikon Z6 has a 24.5 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS M5 Nikon Z6
  Canon EOS M5 Front Nikon Z6 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Nikon
Megapixels 24.2 24.5
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.6x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 6048 x 4024 (24.3 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps Auto, 100 - 51,200 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 50 in Lo-1 and up to 204,800 in Hi-2
Startup Time 1.2 seconds 1.5 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection; Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection; Face+Tracking AF Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF; 273 (single-point AF); Pinpoint, single-point and dynamic-area AF (pinpoint and dynamic-area AF available in photo mode only); wide-area AF (S); wide-area AF (L); auto-area AF; Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); full-time AF (AF-F; available only in movie mode); predictive focus tracking; Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used; Touch AF and Touch Shutter supported.
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps Auto, 100 - 51,200 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 50 in Lo-1 and up to 204,800 in Hi-2
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 27 47
AW Buffer Size 18 35
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 2,100,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 0.39"-type 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, diopter correction, eye sensor EVF: 1.27-cm/0.5-in., approx. 3690k-dot (Quad VGA) OLED with color balance and auto and 11-level manual brightness controls, 100% coverage, 0.8x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)) MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC XQD
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/200
Internal connections Micro USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack, wired remote jack Mini (Type C) HDMI, USB 3.0 Type C (SuperSpeed USB), 10-pin Expansion Terminal, Stereo Mic Jack (3.5mm, plug-in power provided), Stereo Audio Out (3.5mm)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 295 shots 310 shots
Battery Types LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable EN-EL15b/EN-EL15a/EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 19.6 oz (557 g) includes batteries, kit lens 41.4 oz (1,175 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.4 in. (116 x 89 x 61 mm) 5.3 x 4.0 x 2.7 in. (134 x 101 x 68 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $579.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,996.95
Release Date 2016-11-15 2018-11-16