• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 26.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.6 megapixels
  • ISO 50 - 100,000

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Differences

Canon 6D Mark II advantages over Leica SL2-S

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos

Leica SL2-S advantages over Canon 6D Mark II

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (DCI) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • High resolution composite
    Yes vs No
    Combine multiple shots to form a super hi-res version
  • Newer
    4 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    2100k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    500 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    25.0 fps vs 6.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 98 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 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
  • Top deck display
    Both provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output 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 panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

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  • 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.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon D610

Canon 6D Mark II
Nikon D610
  • $1399
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $1218
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • More dynamic range
Leica SL2-S
Nikon D610
  • $4895
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1218
  • 35mm
  • Internal flash
  • Has anti-aliasing filter

Compared to Nikon D750

Canon 6D Mark II
Nikon D750
  • $1399
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1700
  • 35mm
  • More dynamic range
  • Internal flash
Leica SL2-S
Nikon D750
  • $4895
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1700
  • 35mm
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Internal flash

Compared to Pentax K-1 II

Canon 6D Mark II
Pentax K-1 II
  • $1399
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1747
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Leica SL2-S
Pentax K-1 II
  • $4895
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $1747
  • 35mm
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Canon R6

Canon 6D Mark II
Canon R6
  • $1399
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $2149
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Leica SL2-S
Canon R6
  • $4895
  • 35mm
  • Slower slow-motion
  • High resolution composite
  • $2149
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Canon R3

Canon 6D Mark II
Canon R3
  • $1399
  • 35mm
  • NFC
  • Built-in GPS
  • $5999
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Leica SL2-S
Canon R3
  • $4895
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $5999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • On-sensor phase detect
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