• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

Buy From

Differences

Canon 6D advantages over Samsung Galaxy NX

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Less expensive
    $999 vs $1199
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 6.54 vs 4.29 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Fast startup
    ~0.50 vs 2.7 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Higher effective ISO
    2,340 vs 910 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 1090 vs 440 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More telephoto lens reach
    105 mm vs 84 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    1250 vs 15 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Samsung Galaxy NX advantages over Canon 6D

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • 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
    25 mm vs 71 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    718g vs 1448g
    Lighter weight
  • Higher-res screen
    922k vs 348k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.2 fps vs 4.4 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/6000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in GPS
    Both provide
    Geotag your photos
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

Buy From

Your purchases support this site

Buy the Canon 6D

Your purchases support this site

Buy the Samsung Galaxy NX

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
  • $2850
  • 35mm
  • More cross-type AF points
  • Less shutter lag
Samsung Galaxy NX
Canon 5D Mark III
  • $1199
  • 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
Samsung Galaxy NX
Nikon D610
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $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
Samsung Galaxy NX
Canon 7D Mark II
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $1399
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup

Compared to Nikon D600

Canon 6D
Nikon D600
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Higher effective ISO
Samsung Galaxy NX
Nikon D600
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Samsung NX300

Canon 6D
Samsung NX300
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX300
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Compare Other Cameras?