Nikon D6 vs Nikon Z6 Comparison



Let’s compare the Nikon D6 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 Nikon D6 and Nikon Z6. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Nikon D6 has a 20.8 MP and Nikon Z6 has a 24.5 MP resolution.

  Nikon D6 Nikon Z6
  Nikon D6 Front Nikon Z6 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Nikon
Megapixels 20.8 24.5
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Dslr Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 5568 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2) 6048 x 4024 (24.3 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
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 - 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 1.5 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 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, ISO 100 - 102,400, expandable to ISO 50 in Lo-1 to ISO 3,276,800 in Hi-5 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 1/8000 - 900 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 47
AW Buffer Size 35
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 2,359,000 dots (589,750 px) 2,100,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
Focus Peaking No Yes
Viewfinder Optical / LCD EVF / 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) 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 No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio)
Memory Card Type XQD / CFexpress XQD
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/200
Internal connections Type-C Mini HDMI with uncompressed video support, 10-pin Remote Terminal 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 No Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS Yes No
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 310 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable EN-EL15b/EN-EL15a/EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 44.8 oz (1,270 g) 41.4 oz (1,175 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 6.3 x 6.4 x 3.6 in. (160 x 163 x 92 mm) 5.3 x 4.0 x 2.7 in. (134 x 101 x 68 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2020-04-01 2018-11-16