Canon EOS 300D vs Canon EOS R6 Mark II

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 300D and Canon EOS R6 Mark II. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS 300D were released 2003 and Canon EOS R6 Mark II was released 2022. That is a 19 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 300D 2003
Canon EOS R6 Mark II 2022

Type of camera

Canon EOS 300D is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS R6 Mark II is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 300D has a "Canon APS-C"-sensor while Canon EOS R6 Mark II has a "Canon Full Frame"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS 300D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS R6 Mark II 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Canon EOS 300D has a 6,3 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS R6 Mark II has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 300D 6,3 MP
6291456 pixels
3072 x 2048
Canon EOS R6 Mark II 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

Canon EOS R6 Mark II has a 281 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 300D. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS R6 Mark II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 300D. Canon EOS R6 Mark II has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 102400 while Canon EOS 300D has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 300D 100-1600
Canon EOS R6 Mark II 100-102400

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS R6 Mark II belongs to the Canon EOS R-system and needs an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E, and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 300D
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS R6 Mark II

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 300D can shoot up to 2,5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS R6 Mark II can shoot up to 40 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 300D 2,5
Canon EOS R6 Mark II 40

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

It is only one of these two cameras that support recording movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS R6 Mark II. Sadly, the Canon EOS 300D does not support this.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS R6 Mark II weighs 670 gr (equal to 1.48 lb) which is 4% heavier than Canon EOS 300D and its 645 gr (or 1.42 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 300D 645 gr
1.42 lb
Canon EOS R6 Mark II 670 gr
1.48 lb

Canon EOS 300D vs Canon EOS R6 Mark II Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS 300D and Canon EOS R6 Mark II, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS 300D
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Name Canon EOS 300D Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS 300D
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Release Year 2003 2022
Release Date 2003-08-20 2022-11-02
MSRP 899 USD 2499 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS 300D
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Camera Type DSLR Mirrorless
Sensor
Canon EOS 300D
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) Full Frame (approx 36 x 24 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 3072 x 2048 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
Megapixels 6,3 MP 24 MP
Image Processor DIGIC DIGIC X
Image
Canon EOS 300D
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
ISO Range 100 - 1600 100 - 102400
White Balance Presets 6 8
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No Yes
(Sensor-Shift (Works with lens-based IS systems for maximum shake reduction))
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS 300D
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 7 4897
Lens Mount Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Canon RF

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
Full frame
No multiplier
Example:
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS 300D
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Articulated LCD Fixed Fully articulated
Screen size 1,8 3
Screen dots 118000 1620000
Touch screen No Yes
Screen type N/A TFT LCD
Live view No Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentamirror) Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.8 (0.5 35mm equiv.) 0.76
Viewfinder Resolution N/A 3690000
Photography features
Canon EOS 300D
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Frames per second 2,5 fps 40 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes No
Built-in Flash Range 12 meters N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes No
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Partial
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 (at 1/3 EV steps) +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS 300D
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Video recording No Yes
Video format N/A MPEG4
H.264
H.265
Video resolution N/A 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
Built-in Microphone No Yes
Built-in Speakers No Yes
Storage
Canon EOS 300D
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Memory Card Compact Flash
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS 300D
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
HDMI Output No Yes
Microphone Port No Yes
Headphone Port No Yes
Wireless No Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth)
Remote Control Yes (E3 connector, InfraRed) Yes
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS 300D
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Enviromentally sealed No Yes
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details BP-511 Lithium-Ion battery pack
LP-E6NH lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 400 shots 580 shots
Width 142 mm 138 mm
Height 99 mm 98 mm
Depth 72 mm 88 mm
Weight 645 gram 670 gram