• 35mm 847.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 26.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A9
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
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Predecessor:   Canon 6D
6D vs 6D Mark II
Successor: Sony A9 II
A9 vs A9 II
 
General
Model Number: A9 6D Mark II
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-9  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $4499.00 $1999.00
Street Price: $3,498.00 $1,199.00
Date Available: 2017-04-15 2017-07-31
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 23.7 oz (673 g)
includes batteries
55.0 oz (1,560 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.5 in.
(127 x 96 x 63 mm)
5.7 x 4.4 x 2.9 in.
(144 x 111 x 75 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Canon
Effective Megapixels: 24.2 26.2
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 847.28mm2 (35.60mm x 23.80mm) 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.93 microns 5.67 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 92 85
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.9 24.4
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.3 11.9
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 3,517 2,862
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
3936 x 2216 (8.7 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9)
6240 x 4160 (26.0 MP, 3:2),
4160 x 2768 (11.5 MP, 3:2),
3120 x 2080 (6.5 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
6240 x 3504 (21.9 MP, 16:9),
4160 x 2336 (9.7 MP, 16:9),
3120 x 1752 (5.5 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 1344 (3.2 MP, Other),
5536 x 4160 (23.0 MP, 4:3),
3680 x 2768 (10.2 MP, 4:3),
2768 x 2080 (5.8 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
4160 x 4160 (17.3 MP, 1:1),
2768 x 2768 (7.7 MP, 1:1),
2080 x 2080 (4.3 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.31), RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3 compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit .CR2 RAW, mRAW, sRAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 20.0 6.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (1p/​2p/​3p/​4p/​6p/​8p/​12p/​15p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MP4 (Video: H.264 IPB/IPB Light, Audio: AAC); MOV ((Video: H.264 All-I, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM, FHD time-lapse only), Motion JPEG (4K time-lapse only))
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: Sony E Canon EF
Lens: n/a Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM; 17 elements in 12 groups, including 4 glass-molded (GMo) aspherical elements on 5 surfaces
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   24 - 105mm
Focal Length (actual):   24 - 105mm
Zoom Ratio:   4.38x
Aperture Range:   f/4 - f/22; 10-bladed aperture
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 77.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Fast Hybrid AF: Wide (693 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot / Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot) OVF: AF-dedicated CMOS sensor, 45-points, up to 45 cross-type (f/5.6), 1 dual-cross (f/2.8 and f/5.6), 27 support f/8 (9 cross-type); Live View: Dual-Pixel CMOS AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 1.3 cm (0.5 type) 3,686K-dot Quad VGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter, Approx. 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens, 18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard), STD 60fps / HI 120fps, eye sensor SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~98% coverage, ~0.71x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 3,686,400 dots (1,228,800 pixels) n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.78x 0.71x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.78x 0.71x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 15.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 51200 40000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: AUTO, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to ISO 50 - 204800 Auto, 100 - 40000 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to L (50), H1 (51200) and H2 (102400)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto (with Priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (4 settings), Flash, Underwater, Custom, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation) Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Kelvin 2,500K - 10,000K
Shutter Speed Range: 1/32000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot, Spot Standard/Large, Entire Screen Avg., Highlight 7,560-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor: 63-zone Evaluative (linked to all AF points), Center-weighted, Partial (center, 6.5%), Spot (center, 3.2%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Picture Effect: Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera (Normal / Cool / Warm / Green / Magenta), Soft High-key; HDR: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step) Scene Intelligent Auto, Creative Auto, Special Scene (Portrait, Group Photo, Landscape, Sports, Kids, Panning, Close-up, Food, Candlelight, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), 2 Custom User Settings
Self Timer: 2, 5, 10; 3/5 shots after 2/5/10 seconds 10s, 2s, 2-10 shots after 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed Sync, Wireless; Red-eye reduction: On/Off E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual, FE Lock
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot Shoe, Sync Terminal Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II UHS-I
Other Memory: Slot1:SD UHS-II; 2:MS/SD UHS-I  
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3 compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG 14-bit .CR2 RAW, mRAW, sRAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MP4 (Video: H.264 IPB/IPB Light, Audio: AAC); MOV ((Video: H.264 All-I, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM, FHD time-lapse only), Motion JPEG (4K time-lapse only))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes Yes
Bluetooth: Yes Yes
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional via IR, USB , Ethernet or Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Optional wired, IR wireless, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Multi Micro-B USB 2.0 (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, 100Base-T Ethernet, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone Jacks, Sync Terminal Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 <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 <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 20.0 6.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 364 98
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 20.0 6.5
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 240 20
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 20.0 6.5
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 225 18
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.22 seconds 0.17 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.101 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.097 seconds 0.063 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.020 seconds 0.059 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.2 seconds 0.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds 0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 650 shots 380 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 480 shots 1200 shots
Battery Life, Video: 105 minutes  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E6N or LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software: Capture One Express (for Sony) free download  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Can shoot 4K time-lapse movies (30p, Motion JPEG)