Canon EOS 6D Vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III Comparison
ProductsEOS 6D
Canon EOS 6D
EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Prices

Whirlwire Rating1718616956
Video Features
FormatMP4 MP4
MicrophoneStereo Mono
SpeakerMono Mono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
External mic input
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • CF
Storage Slot Amount1 1
Sensor
Max Resolution5472 x 3648 5760 x 3840
Other Resolutions
  • 3648 x 2432
  • 2736 x 1824
  • 1920 x 1280
  • 720 x 480
3840 x 2560
Image Ratio3:2 3:2
Megapixels20.2 22.3
SizeFull frame (36 x 24 mm) Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS
ProcessorDigic 5+ Digic 5+
Screen / Viewfinder
Screen Size3.0 3.2
Screen Pixels1,040,000 1,040,000
Screen TypeClear View II TFT LCD Clear View II TFT LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeOptical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage97% 100%
Viewfinder magnification0.71x 0.71%
Physical
Weather Sealed
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-Ion LP-E6 Lithium-Ion LP-E6
Battery Life (shots)1,100 950
Weight (grams)770 950
Dimensions145 x 111 x 71 mm 152 x 116 x 76 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points11 61
Lens MountCanon EF mount Canon EF mount
Crop1.0x 1.0x
Image
ISO Range100-25600 100-25600
ISO Minimum100 100
ISO Maximum102,400 102,400
White Balance Presets6 6
Custom White Balance
Uncompressed FormatRAW RAW
JPEG Quality LevelsFine, Normal Fine, Normal
Features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec 1/8000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
External Flash
Flash X Sync Speed1/250 sec 1/250 sec
FPS4.5 6
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
Exposure Compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing
Orientation Sensor
Timelapse Recording
GPS Optional
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
Wireless Optional
Remote ControlOptional Optional
Body Type
Body TypeMid-size SLR Mid-size SLR
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