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Canon 6D vs Nikon D7000

Portability
59
Imaging
68
Features
70
Overall
68
Canon EOS 6D front
 
Nikon D7000 front
Portability
59
Imaging
56
Features
76
Overall
64

Canon 6D vs Nikon D7000 Key Specs

Canon 6D
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Increase to 102400)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Canon EF Mount
  • 770g - 145 x 111 x 71mm
  • Announced February 2013
  • Later Model is Canon 6D MII
Nikon D7000
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 6400 (Increase to 25600)
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Nikon F Mount
  • 780g - 132 x 105 x 77mm
  • Revealed November 2010
  • Succeeded the Nikon D90
  • New Model is Nikon D7100
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Canon 6D vs Nikon D7000 Overview

Let's take a more detailed look at the Canon 6D and Nikon D7000, both Advanced DSLR cameras by manufacturers Canon and Nikon. There is a substantial difference among the image resolutions of the 6D (20MP) and D7000 (16MP) and the 6D (Full frame) and D7000 (APS-C) provide different sensor sizes.

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The 6D was brought out 2 years later than the D7000 and that is a fairly big difference as far as camera tech is concerned. Both of the cameras feature the same body design (Mid-size SLR).

Before getting into a in depth comparison, here is a short view of how the 6D scores against the D7000 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Canon 6D over the Nikon D7000

 6D D7000 
RevealedFebruary 2013November 2010More recent by 27 months
Screen resolution1040k921kCrisper screen (+119k dot)

Reasons to pick Nikon D7000 over the Canon 6D

 D7000 6D 

Common features in the Canon 6D and Nikon D7000

 6D D7000 
Focus manually More precise focusing
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen size3"3"Same screen dimensions
Selfie screen Neither has selfie screen
Touch screen Neither has Touch screen

Canon 6D vs Nikon D7000 Physical Comparison

If you are intending to lug around your camera, you will want to think about its weight and size. The Canon 6D has physical measurements of 145mm x 111mm x 71mm (5.7" x 4.4" x 2.8") having a weight of 770 grams (1.70 lbs) and the Nikon D7000 has specifications of 132mm x 105mm x 77mm (5.2" x 4.1" x 3.0") having a weight of 780 grams (1.72 lbs).

Take a look at the Canon 6D and Nikon D7000 in our newest Camera plus Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Do not forget, the weight of an ILC will change based on the lens you are employing at the time. Here is a front view size comparison of the 6D against the D7000.

Canon 6D vs Nikon D7000 size comparison

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

Canon 6D vs Nikon D7000 top view buttons comparison

Canon 6D vs Nikon D7000 Sensor Comparison

Usually, its hard to picture the difference in sensor measurements only by going through specifications. The visual below may offer you a more clear sense of the sensor sizing in the 6D and D7000.

To sum up, each of these cameras feature different megapixel count and different sensor measurements. The 6D because of its bigger sensor is going to make getting bokeh simpler and the Canon 6D will produce more detail having its extra 4 Megapixels. Higher resolution will help you crop pictures way more aggressively. The younger 6D should have an edge when it comes to sensor innovation.

Canon 6D vs Nikon D7000 sensor size comparison

Canon 6D vs Nikon D7000 Screen and ViewFinder

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

Portrait Comparison

Canon 6D Portrait photography advice
Nikon D7000 Portrait photography advice
80
manual focus
megapixel count good (20MP)
great sensor size (Full frame)
comes with face detect focusing
exports RAW files
73
manual focus
decent sensor resolution (16 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
provides face detect autofocus
supports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Canon 6D as a Street photography camera
Nikon D7000 as a Street photography camera
63
great sensor size (Full frame)
exports RAW files
environment proofing
above average high ISO (25,600)
screen is fixed
does not have image stabilization
58
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
weather proofing
fixed screen
does not have image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Canon 6D
Sports photography with Nikon D7000
69
megapixel count good (20MP)
great sensor size (Full frame)
environment proofing
good battery power (1,090 per charge)
supports phase detect AF
continuous shooting slow (4.5 frames per second)
does not have image stabilization
66
max shutter speed is good (1/8,000 seconds)
decent sensor resolution (16MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
provides tracking focus
weather proofing
good battery pack (1,050 shots)
has phase detect autofocus
max fps very slow (6.0 frames/s)
does not have image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Canon 6D
Travel photography with Nikon D7000
61
good battery power (1,090 per charge)
environment proofing
megapixel count good (20MP)
doesn't have Time Lapse function
display isn't selfie friendly
66
good battery pack (1,050 per charge)
weather proofing
decent sensor resolution (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
screen is not selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Canon 6D as a Landscape photography camera
Nikon D7000 as a Landscape photography camera
74
manual focus
switch lenses (Canon EF mount)
screen size is good (3")
megapixel count good (20 megapixels)
great sensor size (Full frame)
above average high ISO (25,600)
exports RAW files
environment proofing
good battery power (1,090 per charge)
does not have image stabilization
doesn't have Time Lapse function
73
manual focus
swap lenses (Nikon F mount)
screen is a decent size (3")
decent sensor resolution (16 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
weather proofing
good battery pack (1,050 shots)
two card slots
does not have image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon 6D Vlogging factors
Nikon D7000 Vlogging factors
30
comes with face detect focusing
good video quality (1920 x 1080 pixels)
comes with mic socket
display isn't selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
29
provides face detect autofocus
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
has microphone socket
screen is not selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
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Canon 6D vs Nikon D7000 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon 6D and Nikon D7000
 Canon EOS 6DNikon D7000
General Information
Brand Name Canon Nikon
Model type Canon EOS 6D Nikon D7000
Type Advanced DSLR Advanced DSLR
Announced 2013-02-12 2010-11-30
Physical type Mid-size SLR Mid-size SLR
Sensor Information
Processor Digic 5+ Expeed 2
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size Full frame APS-C
Sensor measurements 36 x 24mm 23.6 x 15.7mm
Sensor surface area 864.0mm² 370.5mm²
Sensor resolution 20 megapixel 16 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 3:2
Highest Possible resolution 5472 x 3648 4928 x 3264
Maximum native ISO 25600 6400
Maximum enhanced ISO 102400 25600
Min native ISO 100 100
RAW format
Min enhanced ISO 50 -
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Total focus points 11 39
Cross type focus points 1 9
Lens
Lens support Canon EF Nikon F
Available lenses 250 309
Crop factor 1 1.5
Screen
Type of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen size 3 inches 3 inches
Resolution of screen 1,040 thousand dots 921 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Screen tech Clear View II TFT LCD TFT LCD monitor
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage 97% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.71x 0.64x
Features
Min shutter speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Max shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Continuous shutter rate 4.5 frames per second 6.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance no built-in flash 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash modes no built-in flash Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Max flash synchronize 1/180 seconds 1/250 seconds
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps), 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (25, 30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (24, 25, 30 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
Maximum video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video data format H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS BuiltIn Optional
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 770g (1.70 pounds) 780g (1.72 pounds)
Physical dimensions 145 x 111 x 71mm (5.7" x 4.4" x 2.8") 132 x 105 x 77mm (5.2" x 4.1" x 3.0")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating 82 80
DXO Color Depth rating 23.8 23.5
DXO Dynamic range rating 12.1 13.9
DXO Low light rating 2340 1167
Other
Battery life 1090 photos 1050 photos
Form of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID LP-E6 EN-EL15
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 seconds)
Time lapse recording
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots 1 Two
Pricing at release $1,699 $1,049