• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 2500
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400

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Differences

Leica M-E (Typ 220) advantages over Canon R6

  • Thinner
    37 mm vs 88 mm
    Thinner
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos

Canon R6 advantages over Leica M-E (Typ 220)

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs No
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    Brand new vs 8 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    1620k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 2500 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera

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Compared to Leica M Monochrom

Leica M-E (Typ 220)
Leica M Monochrom
  • $6989
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • $7450
  • 35mm
  • Higher extended ISO
Canon R6
Leica M Monochrom
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $7450
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter

Compared to Leica M (Typ 240)

Leica M-E (Typ 220)
Leica M (Typ 240)
  • $6989
  • 35mm
  • $6544
  • 35mm
  • Higher effective ISO
  • More dynamic range
Canon R6
Leica M (Typ 240)
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $6544
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • More pixels

Compared to Leica M-P (Typ 240)

Leica M-E (Typ 220)
Leica M-P (Typ 240)
  • $6989
  • 35mm
  • $5763
  • 35mm
  • Higher effective ISO
  • More dynamic range
Canon R6
Leica M-P (Typ 240)
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $5763
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • More pixels

Compared to Sony A9 II

Leica M-E (Typ 220)
Sony A9 II
  • $6989
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $4498
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon R6
Sony A9 II
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $4498
  • 35mm
  • NFC
  • More pixels

Compared to Sony A7S III

Leica M-E (Typ 220)
Sony A7S III
  • $6989
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • More pixels
  • $3499
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Canon R6
Sony A7S III
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $3499
  • 35mm
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bigger pixels
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