Canon EOS M6 Mark II vs Nikon D800
ManufacturingCanon EOS M6 Mark II were released 2019 and Nikon D800 was released 2012. That is a 7 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS M6 Mark II||2019|
Type of camera
Canon EOS M6 Mark II is a Mirrorless camera while Nikon D800 is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS M6 Mark II has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D800 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 M6 Mark II||80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
|Nikon D800||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 M6 Mark II||
6960 x 4640
7360 x 4912
Nikon D800 has a 12 % larger resolution than Canon EOS M6 Mark II. 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.
Both of these cameras offer the exact same ISO range. They both have 100 to 25600.
|Canon EOS M6 Mark II||100-25600|
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 M6 Mark II belongs to the Canon EOS M-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 M
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS M6 Mark II can shoot up to 14 pictures per seconds and Nikon D800 can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS M6 Mark II||14|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
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 M6 Mark II||408 gr
|Nikon D800||900 gr