Canon EOS 450D vs Nikon Z6 II
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 450D and Nikon Z6 II. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
Canon EOS 450D is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon Z6 II is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.Canon EOS 450D were released 2008 and Nikon Z6 II was released 2020. That is a 12 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 450D||2008|
|Nikon Z6 II||2020|
Type of camera
Canon EOS 450D is a DSLR camera while Nikon Z6 II is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 450D has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon Z6 II has a "FX"-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 450D||80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
|Nikon Z6 II||50 mm
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)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
Canon EOS 450D has a 12,2 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon Z6 II has 25 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS 450D||
4272 x 2848
|Nikon Z6 II||
6048 x 4024
Nikon Z6 II has a 100 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 450D. 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.
Nikon Z6 II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 450D. Nikon Z6 II has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS 450D has 100 to 1600.
|Canon EOS 450D||100-1600|
|Nikon Z6 II||100-51200|
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.
Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 450D
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon Z6 II
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 450D can shoot up to 3,5 pictures per seconds and Nikon Z6 II can shoot up to 14 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 450D||3,5|
|Nikon Z6 II||14|
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 Nikon Z6 II. Sadly, the Canon EOS 450D does not support this.
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.
Nikon Z6 II weighs 705 gr (equal to 1,55 lb) which is 35% heavier than Canon EOS 450D and its 524 gr (or 1,16 lb).
|Canon EOS 450D||524 gr
|Nikon Z6 II||705 gr