• 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 45.7 megapixels
  • ISO 64 - 25,600
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon D850
  • Canon EOS R6
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Predecessor: Nikon D810
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General
Model Number: D850 R6
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Pro SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $3299.95 $2499.00
Street Price: $2,996.95 $2,499.00
Date Available: 2017-09-15 2020-08-31
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 32.3 oz (915 g) 24.0 oz (680 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.7 x 4.9 x 3.1 in.
(146 x 124 x 79 mm)
5.4 x 3.8 x 3.5 in.
(138 x 98 x 88 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Canon
Effective Megapixels: 45.7 20.1
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 858.01mm2 (35.90mm x 23.90mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.35 microns 6.58 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 100  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 26.4  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 14.8  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,660  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 8256 x 5504 (45.4 MP, 3:2),
6192 x 4128 (25.6 MP, 3:2),
4128 x 2752 (11.4 MP, 3:2),
6880 x 4584 (31.5 MP, 3:2),
5152 x 3432 (17.7 MP, 3:2),
3440 x 2288 (7.9 MP, 3:2),
6880 x 5504 (37.9 MP, 5:4),
5152 x 4120 (21.2 MP, 5:4),
3440 x 2752 (9.5 MP, 5:4),
5504 x 5504 (30.3 MP, 1:1),
4128 x 4128 (17.0 MP, 1:1),
2752 x 2750 (7.6 MP, 1:1)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4368 x 2912 (12.7 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.31), NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; large, medium, and small available (medium and small images are recorded at a bit depth of 12 bits using lossless compression); TIFF JPEG (EXIF v2.3); HEIF, RAW (14 bit); C-RAW; RAW+JPEG; RAW+HEIF; C-RAW+HEIF
Continuous-mode frames/second: 7.1 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p)
3840x2160 (60p/​30p/​23.98p)
1920x1080 (120p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
Movie File Format: MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio) Video: RAW (CRM); H.265/HEVC; MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio: ALL-I/IPB: Linear PCM/AAC
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F Canon RF
Lens: n/a Canon RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   24 - 105mm
Focal Length (actual):   24 - 105mm
Zoom Ratio:   4.38x
Aperture Range:   f/4 - f/22; with 9 blades
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range:   39 cm to Infinity
15.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 77.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 1.2x, 1.5x (DX), 5:4, 1:1 crop modes  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and fine-tuning: 153 focus points (including 99 cross-type sensors and 15 sensors that support f/8), of which 55 (35 cross-type sensors and 9 f/8 sensors) are available for selection; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode Phase Detection AF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Max. 6072 points (selectable); Face+Tracking AF (with face/eye detection, animal detection), 1-point AF ([AF frame size] can be set to [Small]), Expand AF Area (Above, below, left and right/Around); Zone AF Large Zone AF (Vertical/Horizontal)
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.75x magnification, 17mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter EVF; 0.5-inch OLED, 3.69 million dots, 120fps refresh rate, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 3,690,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.75x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.75x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 2,359,000 dots (589,750 px) 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 32.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 102400
Minimum ISO (native): 64 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 64 - 25,600 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 32 in Lo-1, up to 102,400 in Hi-2 Auto, 100-102400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 204800 (H1)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto (3), Incandescent, Fluorescent (7), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual (6) (Spot WB available in Live View), Color Temperature (2,500K-10,000K); Fine-tuning available for all options. Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 180K-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering III, Center-weighted (weight of 75% given to 12-mm circle in center of frame; diameter of circle can be changed to 8, 15 or 20 mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame), Spot (4mm circle or about 1.5% frame, centered on selected focus area), Highlight-weighted: Available with type G, E, and D lenses Real-time metering with image sensor; 384 [24x16] zone Evaluative (AF point-linked), Center-weighted, Partial (center 5.8% of frame), Spot (center 2.9% of frame; AF point-linked spot metering not provided.)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: None Custom shooting mode C1, C2, C3; Multiple-exposure; HDR
Self Timer: 2/5/10/20 seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: n/a n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/250s
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: ISO-type hot-shoe, PC Sync terminal Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: XQD / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II UHS-II
Other Memory: 1 SD UHS-II slot, 1 XQD slot  
Dual Card Slots: Yes Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; large, medium, and small available (medium and small images are recorded at a bit depth of 12 bits using lossless compression); TIFF RAW (14 bit); C-RAW; RAW+JPEG; RAW+HEIF; C-RAW+HEIF
Movie File Format: MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio) Video: RAW (CRM); H.265/HEVC; MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio: ALL-I/IPB: Linear PCM/AAC
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: Yes Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes Yes
External Connections: USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or wireless Via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth or optional wired
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI (Type C), USB 3.0 Micro-B, 10-pin Expansion Terminal (GP-1 GPS compatible), Stereo Mic Mini Jack (3.5mm), Stereo Audio Out (3.5mm) Micro HDMI (Type D), USB-C SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 2), 3.5mm stereo microphone and headphone jacks, remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): <0.3  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 7.1  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 200  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 7.1  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 200  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 7.1  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 53  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.08 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 0.73 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.145 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.052 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.046 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 0.2 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.1 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):    
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 1840 shots  
Battery Life, Video: 70 minutes  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary LP-E6NH/LP-E6N/LP-E6
Usable Battery Types: EN-EL15a Lithium-ion rechargeable or MB-D18 battery grip Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E22 battery grip
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL15a Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6NH Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
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OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
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