Canon EOS R6 vs Canon EOS 1300D

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS R6 and Canon EOS 1300D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.


These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS R6 were released 2020 and Canon EOS 1300D was released 2016. That is a 4 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS R6 2020
Canon EOS 1300D 2016

Type of camera

Canon EOS R6 is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS 1300D is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS R6 has a "FF"-sensor while Canon EOS 1300D has a "APSC"-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 R6 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
Canon EOS 1300D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6

** 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)


Canon EOS R6 has a 20 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 1300D has 18 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS R6 20 MP
19961856 pixels
5472 x 3648
Canon EOS 1300D 18 MP
17915904 pixels
5184 x 3456

Canon EOS R6 has a 11 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 1300D. 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 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 1300D. Canon EOS R6 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 102400 while Canon EOS 1300D has 100 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS R6 100-102400
Canon EOS 1300D 100-6400

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 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 R6
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1300D

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS R6 can shoot up to 20 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 1300D can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS R6 20
Canon EOS 1300D 3

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS R6 and Canon EOS 1300D can shoot movies.


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 weighs 680 gr (equal to 1,5 lb) which is 40% heavier than Canon EOS 1300D and its 485 gr (or 1,07 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS R6 680 gr
1,5 lb
Canon EOS 1300D 485 gr
1,07 lb