• APS-C 337.5mm2
  • 32.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 337.5mm2
  • 32.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Canon 90D advantages over Canon EOS M6 Mark II

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Fast startup
    ~0.40 vs 0.9 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 1300 vs 305 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More telephoto lens reach
    216 mm vs 72 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
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

Canon EOS M6 Mark II advantages over Canon 90D

  • Less expensive
    $999 vs $1199
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Thinner
    49 mm vs 76 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    538g vs 1216g
    Lighter weight
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 29 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    14.0 fps vs 10.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    14.0 fps vs 10.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility

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The Competition

Compared to Canon 80D

Canon 90D
Canon 80D
  • $1149
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $996
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Canon 80D
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $996
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Canon 77D

Canon 90D
Canon 77D
  • $1149
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Canon 77D
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon D7500

Canon 90D
Nikon D7500
  • $1149
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $797
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Fast startup
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Nikon D7500
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $797
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Sony A6400

Canon 90D
Sony A6400
  • $1149
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Sony A6400
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • More pixels
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Sony A6100

Canon 90D
Sony A6100
  • $1149
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $648
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Sony A6100
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $648
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
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