Nikon Z50 vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II
This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon Z50 and Canon EOS 6D Mark II. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
Nikon Z50 is manufacturered by Nikon but Canon EOS 6D Mark II is from Canon. Both Nikon and Canon are well known brands though.Nikon Z50 were released 2019 and Canon EOS 6D Mark II was released 2017. That is a 2 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 6D Mark II||2017|
Type of camera
Nikon Z50 is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS 6D Mark II is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Nikon Z50 has a "DX"-sensor while Canon EOS 6D Mark II has a "FF"-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 **|
|Nikon Z50||75 mm
Nikon DX sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
|Canon EOS 6D Mark 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 (Nikon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Nikon Z50 has a 21 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:
5568 x 3712
|Canon EOS 6D Mark II||
6240 x 4160
Canon EOS 6D Mark II has a 26 % larger resolution than Nikon Z50. 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 Z50 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 6D Mark II. Nikon Z50 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS 6D Mark II has 100 to 40000.
|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 Nikon Z50
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. Nikon Z50 can shoot up to 11 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 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 Nikon Z50 and Canon EOS 6D Mark II 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 6D Mark II weighs 765 gr (equal to 1,69 lb) which is 70% heavier than Nikon Z50 and its 450 gr (or 0,99 lb).
|Nikon Z50||450 gr
|Canon EOS 6D Mark II||765 gr