Nikon D500 vs Canon EOS 6D

Compare Nikon D500 and Canon EOS 6D specifications like camera pixel, image sensor, focus, exposure, dimension, weight, monitor size, iso sensitivity, sensor size, shutter speed, supported video, image formats and white balace.
By: ProductPlus Team · Published On: Apr 21, 2016

Nikon D500

Canon EOS 6D

Nikon D500 specification
Canon EOS 6D specification
Experience level: Intermediate
Wifi: Wifi
Experience level: Intermediate
Wifi: Wifi
Dimension and Weight
Dimension: 147 mm x 115 mm x 81 mm
Weight: 760 gm
Dimension: 144.78 mm x 111.76 mm x 71.12 mm
Weight: Approx. 755 gm (CIPA standard) Approx. 680 gm (Body only)Lighter
Image Sensor
Effective Pixel: 20.9 millionMore MP
Total Pixel: 21.56 million
Sensor Size: 23.5 mm x 15.7 mm
Sensor Format: DX
Dust Reduction: Dust Off reference Image
Effective Pixel: Approx. 20.2 megapixels
Total Pixel: Approx. 20.6 megapixels
Sensor Size: 35.8mm x 23.9mmBigger Sensor
Sensor Format: CMOS
Dust Reduction: Self Cleaning Sensor Unit,Dust Delete Data acquisition and appending, Manual cleaning of sensor
Supported File Types
  • JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with fine (approx 1:4), Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) Compression
  • NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats
  • RAW
  • JPEG
  • RAW+JPEG
View Finder
Type: Eye-level Pentaprism Single-Lens Reflex Viewfinder
Coverage:
  • DX (24x16): 100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical (Approx.)
  • 1.3x (18x12): 98% Horizontal and 98% Vertical (Approx.)
Magnification:
  • 1.0x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0 m–1) (Approx.)
Eye Point:
  • 16mm (-1.0 m¯¹)
Diopter Adjustment:
  • -2.0 to +1.0m¯¹
Mirror: Quick-return type
Type: Eye-level SLR (with fixed pentaprism)
Coverage:
  • Vertical/Horizontal approx. 97%
Magnification:
  • Approx. 0.71x / 33.3°
Eye Point:
  • Approx. 21mm (At -1m-1 from the eyepiece lens center)
Diopter Adjustment:
  • -3.0 to +1.0m-1
Mirror: Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60)
Shutter
Type: Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane mechanical shutter
Speed:
  • 1/8000 to 30 sec. in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV, Bulb, Time, X250
Faster Shutter Speed
Release:
  • Continuous low-speed [CL] mode
  • Continuous high-speed [CH] mode
  • Mirror-up [Mup] mode
  • Quiet Shutter Release
  • Quiet Continuous Release
  • Self-timer Mode
  • Single-frame [S] mode
Type: Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically-controlled
Speed:
  • 1/4000 to 30 sec
Release:
  • Soft-touch electromagnetic release
Exposure
Metering System: TTL exposure metering using approximately 180K (180,000) pixels RGB sensor
Metering Range:
  • -3 ± 20 EV (Matrix or center-weighted metering)
  • 0 to 20 EV (Highlight-weighted metering)
Metering System: Max. aperture TTL metering with 63-zone SPC
Metering Range:
  • EV 1-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF50mm f/1.8 II lens, ISO 100)
ISO Sensitivity
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
Higher ISO
  • ISO 100-25600
  • expansion possible to ISO 50, ISO 51200 and 102400
Focus
Auto Focus System: Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and fine-tuning, and 153 focus points
Focusing Modes:
  • Continuous-servo (AF-C)
  • Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only
  • Full-time Servo (AF-F) available in Live View only
  • Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
  • Normal area
  • Single-servo AF (AF-S)
  • Wide area
Focus Points:
  • Number of AF points: 25, 72 and 153 (3D-tracking)
Auto Focus System: TTL secondary image-forming phase-difference detection system with AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
Focusing Modes:
  • Autofocus - One-Shot AF - AI Servo AF - AI Focus AF
  • Manual focus
Focus Points:
  • 11 points
White Balance
  • Auto (3 types)
  • Choose color temperature (2500K–10000K)
  • Cloudy
  • Direct Sunlight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent (7 types)
  • Incandescent
  • Preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view)
  • Auto,
  • Day light
  • Shady
  • Cloudy
  • Flash
Live View
  • Photography Live View Mode
  • Movie Live View Mode
  • Still photo shooting and video shooting Focusing
Video
Supported Formats:
  • MOV (H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding)
Frame Rates:
  • 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 25 fps
  • 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 24 fps
  • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 60 fps
  • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 50 fps
  • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps
  • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps
  • Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps
  • HD 1,280x720 / 60 fps
  • HD 1,280x720 / 50 fps
4K Video
Supported Formats:
  • MOV (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo)
Frame Rates:
  • 1920 x 1080 (Full HD): 30p (29.97) / 24p (23.976) / 25p
  • 1280 x 720 (HD): 60p (59.94) / 50p
  • 640 x 480 (SD): 30p (29.97) / 25p
Monitor
Size: 3.2 in. diagonalBigger Monitor
Resolution 2,359,000 Dots
Size: 7.7cm diagonal
Resolution Approx: 1,040,000 dots