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Canon 6D MII vs Canon 77D

Portability
59
Imaging
76
Features
92
Overall
82
Canon EOS 6D Mark II front
 
Canon EOS 77D front
Portability
66
Imaging
69
Features
85
Overall
75

Canon 6D MII vs Canon 77D Key Specs

Canon 6D MII
(Full Review)
  • 26MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 100 - 40000 (Expand to 102400)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Canon EF Mount
  • 765g - 144 x 111 x 75mm
  • Launched June 2017
  • Older Model is Canon 6D
Canon 77D
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Bump to 51200)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Canon EF/EF-S Mount
  • 540g - 131 x 100 x 76mm
  • Revealed February 2017
  • Other Name is EOS 9000D
  • Superseded the Canon T6s
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Canon 6D MII vs Canon 77D Overview

Following is a in depth review of the Canon 6D MII vs Canon 77D, one is a Advanced DSLR and the other is a Entry-Level DSLR and they are both produced by Canon. The resolution of the 6D MII (26MP) and the 77D (24MP) is very well matched but the 6D MII (Full frame) and 77D (APS-C) possess totally different sensor size.

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The 6D MII was announced 5 months after the 77D so they are of a similar generation. Both cameras offer the identical body type (Mid-size SLR).

Before we go straight into a complete comparison, below is a short overview of how the 6D MII grades vs the 77D with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Canon 6D MII over the Canon 77D

 6D MII 77D 

Reasons to pick Canon 77D over the Canon 6D MII

 77D 6D MII 

Common features in the Canon 6D MII and Canon 77D

 6D MII 77D 
RevealedJune 2017February 2017Similar generation
Manually focus Dial accurate focus
Display typeFully ArticulatedFully ArticulatedFully Articulated display
Display sizing3"3"Equivalent display size
Display resolution1040k1040kThe same display resolution
Selfie screen Both are selfie friendly
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Canon 6D MII vs Canon 77D Physical Comparison

If you're aiming to carry around your camera regularly, you are going to need to factor in its weight and size. The Canon 6D MII has outer measurements of 144mm x 111mm x 75mm (5.7" x 4.4" x 3.0") along with a weight of 765 grams (1.69 lbs) while the Canon 77D has specifications of 131mm x 100mm x 76mm (5.2" x 3.9" x 3.0") with a weight of 540 grams (1.19 lbs).

Take a look at the Canon 6D MII vs Canon 77D in the new Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary depending on the lens you have chosen at that time. Underneath is the front view physical size comparison of the 6D MII versus the 77D.

Canon 6D MII vs Canon 77D size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the 6D MII and 77D is 59 and 66 respectively.

Canon 6D MII vs Canon 77D top view buttons comparison

Canon 6D MII vs Canon 77D Sensor Comparison

More often than not, it's hard to envision the contrast between sensor sizes just by checking a spec sheet. The picture below will help give you a more clear sense of the sensor sizing in the 6D MII and 77D.

Clearly, both of those cameras enjoy different megapixel count and different sensor sizes. The 6D MII using its larger sensor will make getting shallower DOF easier and the Canon 6D MII will resolve more detail with its extra 2MP. Greater resolution can also help you crop images far more aggressively.

Canon 6D MII vs Canon 77D sensor size comparison

Canon 6D MII vs Canon 77D Screen and ViewFinder

Canon 6D MII vs Canon 77D Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Canon 6D MII
Portrait photography with Canon 77D
85
you can focus manually
excellent megapixels (26 megapixels)
large sensor size (Full frame)
comes with face detect focusing
delivers RAW files
81
manual focus
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports face detection autofocus
supports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Canon 6D MII
Street photography with Canon 77D
77
screen articulates
built in image stabilization
large sensor size (Full frame)
delivers RAW files
supports focus via touch
weather proofing
above average ISO range (40,000)
73
screen can move to multiple angles
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
comes with focus via touch
very good high ISO (25,600)
no image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Canon 6D MII Sports photography advice
Canon 77D Sports photography advice
88
built in image stabilization
excellent megapixels (26 megapixels)
large sensor size (Full frame)
comes with tracking focus
weather proofing
great battery life (1,200 shots)
supports phase detect AF
67
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports tracking autofocus
comes with phase detect autofocus
max fps low (6.0 frames/s)
no image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Canon 6D MII as a Travel photography camera
Canon 77D as a Travel photography camera
78
great battery life (1,200 shots)
weather proofing
connects via bluetooth
supports focus via touch
excellent megapixels (26MP)
display is selfie friendly
80
connects via bluetooth
comes with focus via touch
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
flash built-in
selfie friendly display
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Landscape Comparison

Canon 6D MII Landscape photography info
Canon 77D Landscape photography info
86
you can focus manually
switch lenses (Canon EF mount)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
built in image stabilization
excellent megapixels (26 megapixels)
large sensor size (Full frame)
above average ISO range (40,000)
delivers RAW files
weather proofing
great battery life (1,200 CIPA)
77
manual focus
change lenses (Canon EF/EF-S mount)
screen size is good (3")
megapixel count decent (24MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
very good high ISO (25,600)
supports RAW formats
no image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Canon 6D MII
Vlogging with Canon 77D
78
display is selfie friendly
screen is touchscreen
built in image stabilization
comes with face detect focusing
great video quality (1920 x 1080 pixels)
comes with mic socket
73
selfie friendly display
touchscreen capability
supports face detection autofocus
video res high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
does have external microphone port
no image stabilization
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Canon 6D MII vs Canon 77D Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon 6D MII and Canon 77D
 Canon EOS 6D Mark IICanon EOS 77D
General Information
Brand Canon Canon
Model type Canon EOS 6D Mark II Canon EOS 77D
Also called as - EOS 9000D
Type Advanced DSLR Entry-Level DSLR
Launched 2017-06-29 2017-02-15
Body design Mid-size SLR Mid-size SLR
Sensor Information
Powered by DIGIC 7 DIGIC 7
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size Full frame APS-C
Sensor measurements 35.9 x 24mm 22.3 x 14.9mm
Sensor area 861.6mm² 332.3mm²
Sensor resolution 26 megapixels 24 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 6240 x 4160 6000 x 4000
Highest native ISO 40000 25600
Highest enhanced ISO 102400 51200
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW support
Lowest enhanced ISO 50 -
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Total focus points 45 45
Cross type focus points 45 45
Lens
Lens support Canon EF Canon EF/EF-S
Number of lenses 250 326
Crop factor 1 1.6
Screen
Screen type Fully Articulated Fully Articulated
Screen sizing 3" 3"
Screen resolution 1,040k dot 1,040k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder coverage 98 percent 95 percent
Viewfinder magnification 0.71x 0.51x
Features
Min shutter speed 30s 30s
Max shutter speed 1/4000s 1/4000s
Continuous shutter speed 6.5fps 6.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance no built-in flash 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash settings no built-in flash -
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Max flash sync - 1/200s
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 60 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS Built-in Optional
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 765g (1.69 lbs) 540g (1.19 lbs)
Dimensions 144 x 111 x 75mm (5.7" x 4.4" x 3.0") 131 x 100 x 76mm (5.2" x 3.9" x 3.0")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating 85 78
DXO Color Depth rating 24.4 23.6
DXO Dynamic range rating 11.9 13.3
DXO Low light rating 2862 971
Other
Battery life 1200 photographs 600 photographs
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID LP-E6N -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible) SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
Storage slots Single Single
Launch price $1,799 $549