• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Canon 6D advantages over Fujifilm X-A5

  • 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.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 6.54 vs 3.92 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Fast startup
    ~0.50 vs 3.1 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 1090 vs 450 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More telephoto lens reach
    105 mm vs 68 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    1250 vs 22 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    17 vs 6 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 51200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Fujifilm X-A5 advantages over Canon 6D

  • Less expensive
    $599 vs $999
    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
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • Thinner
    40 mm vs 71 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    5 months vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    496g vs 1448g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 20.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.8 fps vs 4.4 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    5.7 fps vs 4.4 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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

  • 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.

  • Impressive overall image quality; Excellent high ISO performance; Very good dynamic range from RAW files; Full HD video at 60 fps; Good battery life.

  • Slower-than-average AF speed; 4K video capped at 15fps; Very slow startup to first shot time with new power-zoom kit lens; Sluggish single-shot cycle times.

The Competition

Compared to Canon 5D Mark III

Canon 6D
Canon 5D Mark III
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $2850
  • 35mm
  • More cross-type AF points
  • Less shutter lag
Fujifilm X-A5
Canon 5D Mark III
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $2850
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Nikon D610

Canon 6D
Nikon D610
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Higher effective ISO
Fujifilm X-A5
Nikon D610
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Canon 7D Mark II

Canon 6D
Canon 7D Mark II
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $1399
  • APS-C
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm X-A5
Canon 7D Mark II
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $1399
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Nikon D600

Canon 6D
Nikon D600
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Higher effective ISO
Fujifilm X-A5
Nikon D600
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Nikon D750

Canon 6D
Nikon D750
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in GPS
  • $1697
  • 35mm
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Higher effective ISO
Fujifilm X-A5
Nikon D750
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $1697
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
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