• 35mm 860.4mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25600

Advantages

Nikon Df over Canon 6D

  • More cross-type AF points
    9 vs 1
    Cross-type AF points improve autofocus performance
  • Newer
    10 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More AF points
    39 vs 11
    More AF points improve autofocus
  • Lighter weight
    983g vs 1448g
    Lighter weight
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 102400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon 6D over Nikon Df

  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • External Mic
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 16.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 50 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Kit lens zoom ratio
    4.4x vs 1.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking

Review Excerpt

  • Same sensor and processor as professional D4; Great image quality; Arguably the best available-light shooter in its class; Handsome, retro styling; Weather-sealed design; Big, clear full-frame viewfinder; Excellent battery life

  • Expensive; Bulky, yet handgrip is quite modest; Some controls are clumsy; Plastic body panels don't gel with retro aesthetic; Autofocus isn't in the same league as image quality; No AF assist lamp; No movie capture; No portrait grip; Single card slot

  • Excellent image quality on par to more expensive full-frame DSLRs (including the 5D Mark III); Responsive all-around performer; Superior HD video-shooting chops; Built-in Wi-Fi with remote control and sharing features, Built-in GPS and geotagging.

  • Lacks a built-in, pop-up flash; No external headphone jack; Rather basic 11-point autofocus system; Mediocre burst speed.

The Competition

Compared to Canon 5D Mark III

Nikon Df
Canon 5D Mark III
  • $2915
  • 35mm
  • Newer
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $3194
  • 35mm
  • 60p
  • More cross-type AF points
Canon 6D
Canon 5D Mark III
  • $2374
  • 35mm
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • $3194
  • 35mm
  • More cross-type AF points
  • Headphone jack

Compared to Nikon D610

Nikon Df
Nikon D610
  • $2915
  • 35mm
  • Bigger RAW buffer
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $2260
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • 60p
Canon 6D
Nikon D610
  • $2374
  • 35mm
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • $2260
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • More cross-type AF points

Compared to Canon 1D X

Nikon Df
Canon 1D X
  • $2915
  • 35mm
  • Newer
  • High-res screen
  • $6419
  • 35mm
  • 60p
  • More cross-type AF points
Canon 6D
Canon 1D X
  • $2374
  • 35mm
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • $6419
  • 35mm
  • More cross-type AF points
  • More AF points

Compared to Sony A99

Nikon Df
Sony A99
  • $2915
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Longer battery life
  • $2056
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
Canon 6D
Sony A99
  • $2374
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $2056
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Nikon D4S

Nikon Df
Nikon D4S
  • $2915
  • 35mm
  • $5973
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Longer battery life
Canon 6D
Nikon D4S
  • $2374
  • 35mm
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • $5973
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Longer battery life
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