Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs Canon EOS 6D Compare


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Cameras which are being compared are Professional DSLR cameras.

EOS 1D X Mark II vs EOS 6D - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs Canon EOS 6D Specs

EOS 1D X Mark II

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Professional DSLR
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 20 megapixel
  • 14 frames/second
  • 100 – 51200 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 81.00mm (3.2″) Monitor
  • Lens mount EF
  • No WiFi
  • 158 x 167.6 x 82.6mm³ (6.2″ x 6.6″ x 3.3″)
  • 1340g (43.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 1D X Mark II

EOS 6D

  • Introduced in September 2012
  • Professional DSLR
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 20 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 – 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 81.00mm (3.2″) Monitor
  • Lens mount EF
  • WiFi built-in
  • 144.5 x 110.5 x 71.2mm³ (5.7″ x 4.4″ x 2.8″)
  • 755g (24.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 6D

EOS 1D X Mark II vs EOS 6D Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS 1D X Mark II an EOS 6D sensor comparison

EOS 1D X Mark II vs EOS 6D: Viewfinder

EOS 1D X Mark II has an optical viewfinder with penta prism. It has magnification of 0.76x and covers 100% of view field.

The EOS 6D has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It’s magnification is 0.71x covering 97% of view field.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS 1D X Mark II (0.76x)

EOS 6D (0.71x)

Better choice: Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II VS Canon EOS 6D Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS 1D X Mark II a better choice

EOS 1D X Mark II

EOS 6D

Higher speed (4, frames/second)

14 4
Auto Focus points (4)

61 11
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 51200 ISO 100 – 25600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.62 1.04
Touch screen (2)

Better Video (2)

4096 x 2160 1920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)

1210 1090
USB 3.0 (2)

Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 1D X Mark II are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the EOS 1D X Mark II is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today’s image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The EOS 1D X Mark II scores 23 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 6D

EOS 1D X Mark II

EOS 6D

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

20.20 20.40
Weighs less (2)

1340g
(43.2 oz.)
755g
(24.4 oz.)
More portable (2)

2187cm³
(138 cu.in.)
1137cm³
(72 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 6D are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the EOS 1D X Mark II and the more compact size. Finally, there’s the the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

Yields 11 points for the EOS 6D.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 1D X Mark II

EOS 6D

Sensor format

Full frame Full frame
Sensor cleaning

Lens selection

200 200
External microphone

GPS

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II VS Canon EOS 6D Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 1D X Mark II and EOS 6D

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II

Canon EOS 6D

23
11

We recommend Canon EOS 1D X Mark II as better choice.

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