• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000

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Differences

Canon EOS M6 advantages over Leica TL2

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Less expensive
    $899 vs $1950*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    9.2 fps vs 7.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Leica TL2 advantages over Canon EOS M6

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Thinner
    33 mm vs 44 mm
    Thinner
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/40000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    50000 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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Review Excerpt

  • Enthusiast-oriented compact camera body; Good image quality in most situations; Impressive Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Very good overall performance.

  • Dynamic range and high ISO image quality aren't quite up to par with some of its competition; No 4K video recording; Video features in general are underwhelming; Native EF-M lens selection is limited.

The Competition

Compared to Sony A6300

Canon EOS M6
Sony A6300
  • $779
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $828
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Leica TL2
Sony A6300
  • $1950
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Thinner
  • $828
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Fujifilm X-A3

Canon EOS M6
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $779
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Leica TL2
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $1950
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Sony A6500

Canon EOS M6
Sony A6500
  • $779
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $1398
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Leica TL2
Sony A6500
  • $1950
  • APS-C
  • Thinner
  • Higher-res screen
  • $1398
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Leica TL

Canon EOS M6
Leica TL
  • $779
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $1447
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Leica TL2
Leica TL
  • $1950
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • More pixels
  • $1447
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm X-E3

Canon EOS M6
Fujifilm X-E3
  • $779
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Leica TL2
Fujifilm X-E3
  • $1950
  • APS-C
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
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