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Canon 6D MII vs Nikon D7000

Portability
59
Imaging
75
Features
92
Overall
81
Canon EOS 6D Mark II front
 
Nikon D7000 front
Portability
59
Imaging
56
Features
76
Overall
64

Canon 6D MII vs Nikon D7000 Key Specs

Canon 6D MII
(Full Review)
  • 26MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 100 - 40000 (Bump to 102400)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Canon EF Mount
  • 765g - 144 x 111 x 75mm
  • Released June 2017
  • Succeeded the Canon 6D
Nikon D7000
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 6400 (Push to 25600)
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Nikon F Mount
  • 780g - 132 x 105 x 77mm
  • Revealed November 2010
  • Old Model is Nikon D90
  • Updated by Nikon D7100
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Canon 6D MII vs Nikon D7000 Overview

Let's take a deeper look at the Canon 6D MII versus Nikon D7000, both Advanced DSLR digital cameras by brands Canon and Nikon. There exists a huge gap between the image resolutions of the 6D MII (26MP) and D7000 (16MP) and the 6D MII (Full frame) and D7000 (APS-C) offer totally different sensor dimensions.

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The 6D MII was brought out 6 years after the D7000 which is quite a significant gap as far as technology is concerned. Both of the cameras feature the same body design (Mid-size SLR).

Before diving straight to a detailed comparison, here is a concise synopsis of how the 6D MII scores vs the D7000 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Canon 6D MII over the Nikon D7000

 6D MII D7000 
RevealedJune 2017November 2010More modern by 81 months
Screen typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating screen
Screen resolution1040k921kCrisper screen (+119k dot)
Selfie screen Take selfies
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Reasons to pick Nikon D7000 over the Canon 6D MII

 D7000 6D MII 

Common features in the Canon 6D MII and Nikon D7000

 6D MII D7000 
Manually focus Very accurate focusing
Screen size3"3"Same screen sizing

Canon 6D MII vs Nikon D7000 Physical Comparison

If you are intending to carry around your camera, you have to consider its weight and size. The Canon 6D MII provides outside dimensions of 144mm x 111mm x 75mm (5.7" x 4.4" x 3.0") with a weight of 765 grams (1.69 lbs) and the Nikon D7000 has specifications of 132mm x 105mm x 77mm (5.2" x 4.1" x 3.0") and a weight of 780 grams (1.72 lbs).

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Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary dependant on the lens you have chosen at that moment. Following is a front view dimension comparison of the 6D MII vs the D7000.

Canon 6D MII vs Nikon D7000 size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the 6D MII and D7000 is 59 and 59 respectively.

Canon 6D MII vs Nikon D7000 top view buttons comparison

Canon 6D MII vs Nikon D7000 Sensor Comparison

More often than not, it is very hard to see the difference between sensor sizes merely by reading through technical specs. The pic here will provide you a stronger sense of the sensor sizes in the 6D MII and D7000.

As you can tell, each of the cameras come with different megapixels and different sensor sizes. The 6D MII due to its bigger sensor will make achieving shallow depth of field easier and the Canon 6D MII will give you greater detail having its extra 10 Megapixels. Higher resolution will also let you crop photographs a good deal more aggressively. The younger 6D MII will have a benefit with regard to sensor innovation.

Canon 6D MII vs Nikon D7000 sensor size comparison

Canon 6D MII vs Nikon D7000 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon 6D MII vs Nikon D7000 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon 6D MII Portrait photography features
Nikon D7000 Portrait photography features
85
focusing manually
resolution is high (26 megapixels)
large sensor size (Full frame)
features face detection focusing
exports RAW formats
73
focusing manually
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
comes with face detection focusing
exports RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon 6D MII as a Street photography camera
Nikon D7000 as a Street photography camera
77
screen articulates fully
has image stabilization
large sensor size (Full frame)
exports RAW formats
supports touch to focus
environment proofing
very good ISO range (40,000)
58
good sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW files
environment sealing
screen is fixed
lack of image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Canon 6D MII Sports photography features
Nikon D7000 Sports photography features
87
has image stabilization
resolution is high (26MP)
large sensor size (Full frame)
features tracking autofocus
environment proofing
good battery power (1,200 per charge)
supports phase detect AF
66
great max shutter speed (1/8,000s)
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
comes with tracking autofocus
environment sealing
better than average battery power (1,050 shots)
has phase detect AF
painfully slow continuous shooting (6.0 fps)
lack of image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Canon 6D MII as a Travel photography camera
Nikon D7000 as a Travel photography camera
78
good battery power (1,200 CIPA)
environment proofing
connects via bluetooth
supports touch to focus
resolution is high (26MP)
selfie friendly screen
66
better than average battery power (1,050 CIPA)
environment sealing
megapixel count decent (16MP)
has built in flash
screen isn't selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Canon 6D MII Landscape photography advice
Nikon D7000 Landscape photography advice
85
focusing manually
switch lenses (Canon EF mount)
screen is a good size (3")
has image stabilization
resolution is high (26 megapixels)
large sensor size (Full frame)
very good ISO range (40,000)
exports RAW formats
environment proofing
good battery power (1,200 per charge)
73
focusing manually
change lenses (Nikon F mount)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
megapixel count decent (16MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW files
environment sealing
better than average battery power (1,050 shots)
2 card slots
lack of image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Canon 6D MII
Vlogging with Nikon D7000
78
selfie friendly screen
built-in touchscreen
has image stabilization
features face detection focusing
video res high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
comes with external mic port
29
comes with face detection focusing
video res high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
has external microphone support
screen isn't selfie friendly
lack of image stabilization
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Canon 6D MII vs Nikon D7000 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon 6D MII and Nikon D7000
 Canon EOS 6D Mark IINikon D7000
General Information
Company Canon Nikon
Model Canon EOS 6D Mark II Nikon D7000
Category Advanced DSLR Advanced DSLR
Released 2017-06-29 2010-11-30
Physical type Mid-size SLR Mid-size SLR
Sensor Information
Chip DIGIC 7 Expeed 2
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size Full frame APS-C
Sensor measurements 35.9 x 24mm 23.6 x 15.7mm
Sensor surface area 861.6mm² 370.5mm²
Sensor resolution 26 megapixel 16 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 3:2
Maximum resolution 6240 x 4160 4928 x 3264
Maximum native ISO 40000 6400
Maximum boosted ISO 102400 25600
Min native ISO 100 100
RAW format
Min boosted ISO 50 -
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
AF single
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points 45 39
Cross focus points 45 9
Lens
Lens mounting type Canon EF Nikon F
Amount of lenses 250 309
Focal length multiplier 1 1.5
Screen
Type of screen Fully Articulated Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 3 inches 3 inches
Resolution of screen 1,040k dots 921k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Screen tech - TFT LCD monitor
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage 98 percent 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification 0.71x 0.64x
Features
Lowest shutter speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Continuous shooting rate 6.5fps 6.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range no built-in flash 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash options no built-in flash Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Highest flash synchronize - 1/250 seconds
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 60 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (24, 25, 30 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
Maximum video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS Built-in Optional
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 765 gr (1.69 lb) 780 gr (1.72 lb)
Physical dimensions 144 x 111 x 75mm (5.7" x 4.4" x 3.0") 132 x 105 x 77mm (5.2" x 4.1" x 3.0")
DXO scores
DXO All around score 85 80
DXO Color Depth score 24.4 23.5
DXO Dynamic range score 11.9 13.9
DXO Low light score 2862 1167
Other
Battery life 1200 images 1050 images
Battery style Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model LP-E6N EN-EL15
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs) Yes (2 or 10 seconds)
Time lapse recording
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible) SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots 1 Two
Pricing at launch $1,799 $1,049