Canon EOS 6D vs. Nikon D600

With the Nikon D600 and Canon EOS 6D bringing full frame photography to a wider audience, which one should you upgrade to?

Nikon D600 vs. Canon EOS 6D opener

With a sensor the same size as a 35mm film negative and almost twice the surface area of an APS-C chip that's found in the majority of DSLRs, full frame DSLRs offer numerous image quality advantages, including better detail and ISO performance.

Until six months ago, if you wanted a full frame camera, you had to dig pretty deep for a pro-spec model, putting them out of reach for many. Now though, with the arrival of the Canon EOS 6D and Nikon D600, full frame photography looks set to reach a wider audience thanks to both cameras offering full frame sensors, but in smaller, lighter and more affordable bodies...

 

Key Specs

 


 

 Canon EOS 6D

Sensor - 20.2MP CMOS

Output size - 5472 x 3648px

Lens mount - Canon EF

Shutter speeds - 30secs-1/4000sec, bulb

Max flash sync - 1/180sec

ISO 100-25,600 (Extendable to 50-102,400) 

Drive mode - 4.5fps

Movie mode - Full HD (1920 x 1080) @ 30/25/24fps

Display - 3in, 1,040k-dot 3:2 screen

Field of view - 97%

Focus points - 11

Dimensions - 144.5 x 110.5 x 71.2mm

Weight - 770g

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Nikon D600

Sensor – 24.3MP CMOS

Output size – 6016 x 4016px

Lens mount – Nikon FX

Shutter speeds – 30secs-1/4000sec, bulb

Max flash sync – 1/200sec

ISO 100-6400 (Extendable to 50-25,600) 

Drive mode – 5.5fps

Movie mode – Full HD (1920 x 1080) @ 30/25/24fps

Display – 3.2in, 921k-dot screen

Field of view – 100%

Focus points – 39

Dimensions – 141 x 113 x 82mm

Weight  – 850g

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