• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 112.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS 6D
  • Olympus Stylus XZ-2
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Canon 6D Mark II
6D vs 6D Mark II
 
General
Model Number: 6D XZ-2
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: Yes No
Retail Price: $2399.00 $599.99
Street Price: $999.00 $199.00
Date Available: 2012-12-15 2012-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 51.1 oz (1,448 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
12.6 oz (357 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.7 x 4.4 x 2.8 in.
(145 x 111 x 71 mm)
4.4 x 2.6 x 1.9 in.
(113 x 65 x 48 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 20.2 12.0
Sensor Format: 35mm 1/1.7 inch
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.54 microns 1.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed  
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 82 49
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.8 20.4
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.1 11.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,340 216
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2)
3968 x 2976 (11.8 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), .CR2 14-bit RAW, mRAW, sRAW; RAW+JPEG JPEG, 12-bit RAW
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.4 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, ALL-I and IPB modes, Linear PCM audio) .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), Linear PCM, 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF n/a
Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM; 18 elements in 13 groups, including 3 aspherical and 1 S-UD element i.Zuiko Digital ED; 11 elements in 8 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 105mm 28 - 112mm
Focal Length (actual): 24 - 105mm 6 - 24mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.38x 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/4 - f/22 f/1.8 (W) / f/2.5 (T) - f/8
Integrated ND Filter: No Yes
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
60 cm to Infinity
23.6 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   1 - 60 cm
0.4 - 23.6 in
Filter Thread: 77.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase-detection: 11 points, 1 center cross-type point with -3 to +18 EV sensitivity rating Contrast Detection: 35-area multiple AF (All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target)
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 97% coverage, 0.71x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter, interchangeable focusing screen (Eg-A provided) Optional VF-2 or VF-3 external EVF
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.71x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.71x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,044,000 dots (348,000 px) 920,000 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2) AUTO ISO 100 - 12800 (customizable, Default 100-1600) Manual ISO 100 - 12800, 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature Auto, Lamp, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Underwater Auto, One-Touch
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (8%), Spot (3.5%) 324-zone Digital ESP, Center-weighted Average, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control; Multiple Exposure (up to 9 images) Scene (Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night + Portrait,Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Multiple Exposure, Beach & Snow, Underwater - Wide, Underwater - Macro), HDR , 11 Art Filters and 5 Art Effects
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual, FE Lock Auto, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction slow sync., Slow sync at 1st curtain, Slow sync at 2nd curtain, Fill-in, Off.
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 5.2
Flash Range Description: n/a ISO 1600: W:0.6 to 11.1m / T:0.6 to 8.5m
Max Flash Sync: 1/180  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 14-bit RAW, mRAW, sRAW; RAW+JPEG 12-bit RAW
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, ALL-I and IPB modes, Linear PCM audio) .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), Linear PCM, 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: Yes No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired, IR Wireless or Wi-Fi Optional RM-UC1 Remote cable
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack Dedicated Multi-connector (USB/AV/Remote); Micro HDMI Type-D, Accessory Port
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.52 1.21
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.52 1.27
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited 7
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.52 1.62
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.4 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 1250 4
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.4 5.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 17 3
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.4 4.9
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 3
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.29 seconds 0.12 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.11 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 0.67 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.066 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.074 seconds 0.069 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.18 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.059 seconds 0.033 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): OVF mode: Full AF lag, Wide-area mode = 0.206s Live View mode: Full AF phase-detect = 1.679s Full AF contrast-detect = 0.670s Prefoced = 0.066s  
Startup Time: 0.5 seconds 1.8 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds 1.4 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   3.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 310 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 1090 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary Li-90B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Li-90B Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Canon EOS Digital Solution Disc OLYMPUS [ib] software CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 3-inch 920K-dot tilting touchscreen LCD, Full HD movies, hybrid control ring, HDR backlit correction, 11 Art Filters and 5 Art Effects, FlashAir compatible, removable grip, accessory port. Body available in black only.