• Medium format 1,350.0mm2
  • 37.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 26.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000

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Differences

Leica S (Typ 007) advantages over Canon 6D Mark II

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    Medium format vs 35mm
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (DCI) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • More viewfinder magnification
    1.09x vs 0.71x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
    37.5 vs 26.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    125 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 98 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Canon 6D Mark II advantages over Leica S (Typ 007)

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $1899 vs $19995*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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
  • More cross-type AF points
    45 vs 1
    Cross-type AF points improve autofocus performance
  • Newer
    2 years vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More AF points
    45 vs 1
    More AF points improve autofocus
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.5 fps vs 3.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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
  • Top deck display
    Both provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Pentaprism viewfinder
    Both provide
    Much better viewfinder picture fidelity
  • 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

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
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Buy the Canon 6D Mark II

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 Leica S (Typ 006)

Leica S (Typ 007)
Leica S (Typ 006)
  • $19995
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $12783
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
Canon 6D Mark II
Leica S (Typ 006)
  • $1416
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $12783
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • More viewfinder magnification

Compared to Nikon D610

Leica S (Typ 007)
Nikon D610
  • $19995
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $1530
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Canon 6D Mark II
Nikon D610
  • $1416
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $1530
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • More dynamic range

Compared to Pentax 645Z

Leica S (Typ 007)
Pentax 645Z
  • $19995
  • Medium format
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $5664
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Canon 6D Mark II
Pentax 645Z
  • $1416
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $5664
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Nikon D750

Leica S (Typ 007)
Nikon D750
  • $19995
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $1564
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Canon 6D Mark II
Nikon D750
  • $1416
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $1564
  • 35mm
  • More dynamic range
  • Internal flash

Compared to Leica S-E (Typ 006)

Leica S (Typ 007)
Leica S-E (Typ 006)
  • $19995
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $16900
  • Medium format
Canon 6D Mark II
Leica S-E (Typ 006)
  • $1416
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $16900
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • More viewfinder magnification
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