• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 320 - 25,000

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Differences

Canon 6D advantages over Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $2299 vs $7995*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your 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
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    4.4 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    1250 vs 30 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 25000 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) advantages over Canon 6D

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Thinner
    42 mm vs 71 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    3 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    24.0 vs 20.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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

  • 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

Canon 6D
Canon 5D Mark III
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $2824
  • 35mm
  • More cross-type AF points
  • Less shutter lag
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Canon 5D Mark III
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Thinner
  • $2824
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon D610

Canon 6D
Nikon D610
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS
  • $1864
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Higher effective ISO
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Nikon D610
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Thinner
  • $1864
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection

Compared to Canon 7D Mark II

Canon 6D
Canon 7D Mark II
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1231
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • On-sensor phase detect
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Canon 7D Mark II
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $1231
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon D600

Canon 6D
Nikon D600
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Nikon D600
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Thinner
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection

Compared to Nikon D750

Canon 6D
Nikon D750
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Built-in GPS
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Higher effective ISO
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Nikon D750
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Thinner
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
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