• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 26.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000

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Differences

Canon A2600 advantages over Canon 6D Mark II

  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    19 mm vs 74 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    135g vs 765g
    Lighter weight

Canon 6D Mark II advantages over Canon A2600

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.67 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 1200 vs 220 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    13 months vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    1040k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    26.2 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.5 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • 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

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Review Excerpt

  • Great vari-angle touchscreen; Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Good image quality in most situations; Impressive performance for its class.

  • Disappointing dynamic range; No 4K video; Optical viewfinder comes up short; Narrow AF point coverage through viewfinder.

The Competition

Compared to Canon 110 HS

Canon A2600
Canon 110 HS
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • HDMI out
Canon 6D Mark II
Canon 110 HS
  • $1599
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Internal flash

Compared to Canon 320 HS

Canon A2600
Canon 320 HS
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $231
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon 6D Mark II
Canon 320 HS
  • $1599
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $231
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Internal flash

Compared to Canon A2500

Canon A2600
Canon A2500
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
Canon 6D Mark II
Canon A2500
  • $1599
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Internal flash

Compared to Canon 5D Mark IV

Canon A2600
Canon 5D Mark IV
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Internal flash
  • Thinner
  • $3182
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon 6D Mark II
Canon 5D Mark IV
  • $1599
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $3182
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • More dynamic range

Compared to Pentax K-1 II

Canon A2600
Pentax K-1 II
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Internal flash
  • Thinner
  • $1546
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Canon 6D Mark II
Pentax K-1 II
  • $1599
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1546
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
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