Canon EOS 5D Mark II vs. Canon 6D Mark II

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Sep 17, 2008
Jun 29, 2017
 
 
$1999 (body only), $2599 (with 24-105mm 3.5-5.6 IS STM lens), $3099 (with 24-105 F4L II lens)
 
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
 
Magnesium alloy
 
5616 x 3744
6240 x 4160
4080 x 2720, 2784 x 1856, 5616 x 3744, 3861 x 2574, 2784 x 1856
 
3:2
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
21 megapixels
26 megapixels
22 megapixels
27 megapixels
Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
Digic 4
DIGIC 7
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
Primary color filter
 
Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 stops, plus 50, 12800, 25600 as option
Auto, 100-40000 (expands to 50-102400)
50
50
25600
102400
6
6
Yes (1)
Yes
No
No
RAW
RAW
Fine, Normal
Fine, normal
 
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (14-bit Canon CR2)
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
 
No
No
 
Yes
Yes
9
45
Canon EF
Canon EF
1×
1×
 
Fixed
Fully articulated
3
3
920,000
1,040,000
No
Yes
TFT liquid-crystal color LCD
TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
98%
98%
0.71×
0.71×
 
30 sec
30 sec
1/8000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
 
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
 
  • Portrait
  • Group photo
  • Landscape
  • Sports
  • Kids
  • Panning
  • Close-up
  • Food
  • Candlelight
  • Night portrait
  • Handheld night scene
  • HDR backlight control
No
No
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)
Yes (via hot shoe)
 
1/180 sec
 
  • Single
  • High-speed continuous
  • Low-speed continuous
  • Silent single
  • Silent continuous
  • Self-timer (10 sec/remote control)
  • Self-timer (2 sec/remote control)
  • Self-timer (continuous shooting)
3.9 fps
6.5 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 secs)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
±2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
 
 
1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
 
H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
 
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 60 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 30 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 12 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 30 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1280 x 720 @ 60p / 26 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1280 x 720 @ 30p / 4 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
Mono
Stereo
Mono
Mono
 
Compact Flash (Type I or II), UDMA, Microdrive
SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
None
 
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (HDMI mini)
Yes (Mini-HDMI)
Yes
Yes
No
No
 
Built-In
(Optional)
802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth
Yes (N3 connector)
Yes (wired, wireless or smartphone)
 
Yes
Yes
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery & charger
LP-E6N lithium-ion battery & charger
850
1200
850 g (1.87 lb / 29.98 oz)
765 g (1.69 lb / 26.98 oz)
152 x 114 x 75 mm (5.98 x 4.49 x 2.95)
144 x 111 x 75 mm (5.67 x 4.37 x 2.95)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes (by cable and PC)
Yes
None
Built-in