• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 26.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 360.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon 6D Mark II advantages over Panasonic ZS200

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs 1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.67 vs 2.41 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Fast startup
    ~0.50 vs 2.9 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
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 1200 vs 370 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.71x vs 0.53x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
    26.2 vs 20.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Panasonic ZS200 advantages over Canon 6D Mark II

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Less expensive
    $698* vs $1699
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    45 mm vs 74 mm
    Thinner
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.1 fps vs 6.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    9.4 fps vs 6.5 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    33 vs 20 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (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

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • 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
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • 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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  • 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
  • $1299
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • More dynamic range
Panasonic ZS200
Nikon D610
  • $698
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Nikon D750

Canon 6D Mark II
Nikon D750
  • $1299
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $1397
  • 35mm
  • More dynamic range
  • Internal flash
Panasonic ZS200
Nikon D750
  • $698
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $1397
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Panasonic ZS100

Canon 6D Mark II
Panasonic ZS100
  • $1299
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $498
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Panasonic ZS200
Panasonic ZS100
  • $698
  • 1 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $498
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Pentax K-1 II

Canon 6D Mark II
Pentax K-1 II
  • $1299
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1897
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Panasonic ZS200
Pentax K-1 II
  • $698
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $1897
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony RX100 VI

Canon 6D Mark II
Sony RX100 VI
  • $1299
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
  • $1198
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
Panasonic ZS200
Sony RX100 VI
  • $698
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $1198
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger lens aperture
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