• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS 6D
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85
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Predecessor:   Panasonic GX7
GX7 vs GX85
Successor: Canon 6D Mark II
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General
Model Number: 6D GX85
Alternate Model Number(s):   GX80, GX7 Mark II
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $2399.00 $799.99
Street Price: $999.00 $531.32
Date Available: 2012-12-15 2016-05-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 51.1 oz (1,448 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
17.6 oz (498 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.7 x 4.4 x 2.8 in.
(145 x 111 x 71 mm)
4.8 x 2.8 x 1.7 in.
(122 x 71 x 44 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Panasonic
Effective Megapixels: 20.2 16.0
Sensor Format: 35mm 4/3
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.54 microns 3.77 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 82 71
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.8 22.9
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.1 12.6
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,340 662
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)
4592 x 3448 (15.8 MP, 4:3),
4592 x 3064 (14.1 MP, 3:2),
4592 x 2584 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3424 x 3424 (11.7 MP, 1:1),
3232 x 2424 (7.8 MP, 4:3),
3232 x 2160 (7.0 MP, 3:2),
3232 x 1824 (5.9 MP, Other),
2416 x 2416 (5.8 MP, 1:1),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1520 (3.5 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1712 x 1712 (2.9 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1216 (2.2 MP, 3:2),
1824 x 1024 (1.9 MP, 16:9),
1712 x 1712 (2.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), .CR2 14-bit RAW, mRAW, sRAW; RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (RW2), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.4 10.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
3840x2160 (30p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, ALL-I and IPB modes, Linear PCM audio) AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF Micro Four Thirds
Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM; 18 elements in 13 groups, including 3 aspherical and 1 S-UD element Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. (H-FS12032); 8 elements in 7 groups (3 aspherical lenses, 1 ED)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 105mm 24 - 64mm
Focal Length (actual): 24 - 105mm 12 - 32mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.38x 2.67x
Aperture Range: f/4 - f/22 f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22; 7 diaphragm blades (circular)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 77.0mm 37.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   2x, 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: Face detection, AF Tracking, 49-area-focusing, Custom Multi, 1-area-focusing, Pinpoint; Quick AF, Continuous AF, AF+MF, Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch shutter, Touch MF Assist
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / 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) EVF: 2,764,800 dots equivalent LCD, 100% coverage, 1.39x / 0.7x (35mm eq.) magnification, 17.5mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter range, eye sensor (high/low sensitivity)
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 921,600 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.71x 0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.71x 1.39x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,044,000 dots (348,000 px) 1,040,000 dots (347,000 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   16.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 200
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2) Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2/3/4, Color Temperature Setting (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (8%), Spot (3.5%) 1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, 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: Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine; Panorama
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual, FE Lock Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off; 1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 4.2 m / 13.8 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a GN=4.2m (13.8 feet) at ISO 100
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/160
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 14-bit RAW, mRAW, sRAW; RAW+JPEG RAW (RW2), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, ALL-I and IPB modes, Linear PCM audio) AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
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,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired, IR Wireless or Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.52 0.44
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.52  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.52 0.43
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.4 10.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 1250 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.4 10.6
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 17 44
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.4 10.6
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 40
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.29 seconds 0.19 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
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 0.065 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.42 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.059 seconds 0.064 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 0.9 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds 0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   2.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 290 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 1090 shots 270 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary 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 PHOTOfunSTUDIO and SILKYPIX Developer available as free downloads
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in silver or black.