Nikon D6 vs Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Comparison



Let’s compare the Nikon D6 vs Canon EOS-1D X Mark II.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Nikon D6 and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Nikon D6 has a 20.8 MP and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II has a 20.2 MP resolution.

  Nikon D6 Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
  Nikon D6 Front Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Canon
Megapixels 20.8 20.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Dslr Dslr
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 5568 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 102400 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400, expandable to ISO 50 in Lo-1 to ISO 3,276,800 in Hi-5 Auto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800, H3: 409600
Startup Time 0.8 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and fine-tuning: 153 focus points (including 99 cross-type sensors and 15 sensors that support f/8), of which 55 (35 cross-type sensors and 9 f/8 sensors) are available for selection; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode Phase Detect : 61 AF points (all support f/8) with max 41 cross-type points, 5 dual cross (f/2.8 and f/5.6)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400, expandable to ISO 50 in Lo-1 to ISO 3,276,800 in Hi-5 Auto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800, H3: 409600
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 900 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited
AW Buffer Size Unlimited
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 2,359,000 dots (589,750 px) 1,620,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
Focus Peaking No No
Viewfinder Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type SLR; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.72x magnification, 17mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter; Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark X screen with AF area brackets (framing grid can be displayed) SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter, Ec-C6 screen provided, can be changed to Ec-A, B or L; Intelligent VF II
Focus Peaking No No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 4096x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MOV (4K Movie: Motion JPEG, Full HD Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Memory Card Type XQD / CFexpress CF1 / CFast / CFast 2.0
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support CF and CFast slots
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/250
Internal connections Type-C Mini HDMI with uncompressed video support, 10-pin Remote Terminal System extension terminal, Mini HDMI (Type-C), remote terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi No No
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS Yes Yes
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 1210 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 44.8 oz (1,270 g) 54.5 oz (1,544 g) includes batteries
Size 6.3 x 6.4 x 3.6 in. (160 x 163 x 92 mm) 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2020-04-01 2016-04-15