Canon EOS Rebel SL2 vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Rebel SL2 and Canon EOS 6D Mark II. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

These two camera models were both released 2017.

Camera Released
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 2017
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 2017

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Rebel SL2 has a "Canon APS-C"-sensor while Canon EOS 6D 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 Rebel SL2 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS 6D 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 Rebel SL2 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 6D Mark II has 26 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 26 MP
25958400 pixels
6240 x 4160

Canon EOS 6D Mark II has a 8 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Rebel SL2. 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 6D Mark II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Rebel SL2. Canon EOS 6D Mark II has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 40000 while Canon EOS Rebel SL2 has 100 to 25600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 100-25600
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 100-40000

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 Rebel SL2
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 6D 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 Rebel SL2 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 6D Mark II can shoot up to 6,5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 5
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 6,5

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS Rebel SL2 and Canon EOS 6D Mark II can shoot movies.

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 6D Mark II weighs 765 gr (equal to 1.69 lb) which is 69% heavier than Canon EOS Rebel SL2 and its 453 gr (or 1 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 453 gr
1 lb
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 765 gr
1.69 lb

Canon EOS Rebel SL2 vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS Rebel SL2 and Canon EOS 6D 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 Rebel SL2
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Name Canon EOS Rebel SL2 Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS Rebel SL2
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Release Year 2017 2017
Release Date 2017-06-29 2017-06-29
MSRP 549 USD 1999 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS Rebel SL2
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Camera Type DSLR DSLR
Sensor
Canon EOS Rebel SL2
Canon EOS 6D 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 6000 x 4000 pixels 6240 x 4160 pixels
Megapixels 24 MP 26 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 7 DIGIC 7
Image
Canon EOS Rebel SL2
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
ISO Range 100 - 25600 100 - 40000
White Balance Presets 6 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS Rebel SL2
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 9 45
Lens Mount Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Canon EF

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 Rebel SL2
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Articulated LCD Fully articulated Fully articulated
Screen size 3 3
Screen dots 1040000 1040000
Touch screen Yes Yes
Screen type TFT LCD TFT LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 98%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.87 (0.54 35mm equiv.) 0.71
Viewfinder Resolution 0 0
Photography features
Canon EOS Rebel SL2
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Frames per second 5 fps 6,5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes No
Built-in Flash Range 10 meters N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
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)
Videography features
Canon EOS Rebel SL2
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
H.264
MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Canon EOS Rebel SL2
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS Rebel SL2
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes Yes
Headphone Port No No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth)
Yes
Built-In 802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth
Remote Control Yes (via wireless remote or smartphone) Yes (wired, wireless or smartphone)
GPS No Yes
Built-in
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS Rebel SL2
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Enviromentally sealed No Yes
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details LP-E17 lithium-ion battery & charger
LP-E6N lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 650 shots 1200 shots
Width 122 mm 144 mm
Height 93 mm 111 mm
Depth 70 mm 75 mm
Weight 453 gram 765 gram