• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 26.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Canon 6D Mark II advantages over Fujifilm X-E3

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.67 vs 3.93 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Fast startup
    ~0.50 vs 0.7 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 1200 vs 350 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.71x vs 0.62x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    98 vs 48 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 51200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Fujifilm X-E3 advantages over Canon 6D Mark II

  • Less expensive
    $1149 vs $1999
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Thinner
    42 mm vs 74 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    337g vs 765g
    Lighter weight
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.0 fps vs 6.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    8.0 fps vs 6.5 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Great vari-angle touchscreen; Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Good image quality in most situations; Impressive performance for its class.

  • Disappointing dynamic range; No 4K video; Optical viewfinder comes up short; Narrow AF point coverage through viewfinder.

  • Stylish, compact body; Great image quality; Very good overall performance; Touchscreen LCD; 4K UHD video recording.

  • Small EVF; Fixed display; Unreliable continuous autofocus.

The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS M3

Canon 6D Mark II
Canon EOS M3
  • $1613
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Fujifilm X-E3
Canon EOS M3
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Pentax K-1

Canon 6D Mark II
Pentax K-1
  • $1613
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1697
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm X-E3
Pentax K-1
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $1697
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Canon 5D Mark IV

Canon 6D Mark II
Canon 5D Mark IV
  • $1613
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $3099
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • More dynamic range
Fujifilm X-E3
Canon 5D Mark IV
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $3099
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Sony A6500

Canon 6D Mark II
Sony A6500
  • $1613
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $1098
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Fujifilm X-E3
Sony A6500
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Newer
  • $1098
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Pentax K-1 II

Canon 6D Mark II
Pentax K-1 II
  • $1613
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1997
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X-E3
Pentax K-1 II
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $1997
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
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