Canon 6D vs. Nikon D810

The Canon EOS 6D features 20.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 5+ Image Processor on the other hand Nikon D810 features 36.3MP FX-Format CMOS Sensor and EXPEED 4 Image Processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.

Canon 6D vs. Nikon D810 1

Canon EOS 6D Major Features

  • 20.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • 3.0″ Clear View High Resolution LCD
  • DIGIC 5+ Image Processor
  • Built-In Wi-Fi and GPS Connectivity
  • Full HD 1080p with Manual Controls
  • 11-Point AF with Center Cross-Type Point
  • 63-Zone Dual Layer Metering Sensor
  • Extended ISO Range of 50-102400
  • Up to 4.5 Full Resolution FPS
  • Built-In HDR and Multiple Exposure ModesCanon 6D vs. Nikon D810 2

Nikon D810 Major Features

  • 36.3MP FX-Format CMOS Sensor
  • No Optical Low Pass Filter
  • EXPEED 4 Image Processor
  • 3.2″ 1,229k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video at 60/30/24 fps
  • Continuous Shooting to 5 fps in FX Mode
  • Expandable Sensitivity to ISO 51200
  • Multi-CAM 3500FX AF Sensor w/ 51 Points
  • Electronic Front Curtain Shutter
  • External Mic and Headphone Inputs

Major Difference

Canon 6D vs. Nikon D810 Specification Comparison Table. 

Canon 6D vs. Nikon D810 3

Canon 6D Nikon D810
$1,699.00 $3,296.95

Megapixel:  Nikon D810 has more resolution than Canon 6D, but having more resolution will not improve the image quality.

The NO-OLPF benefit – Nikon D810 built without low-pass filter and Nikon D810 have, due to the absence of low-pass filter the Nikon D810 will show sharp images when compared to Canon 6D, the difference is clearly visible when images of same subject viewed at 100%.

More AF Points:  Nikon D810 features 51 AF points with 15 cross-type sensors, the Canon 6D comes with 11 AF points with 1 cross-type sensors. More AF point does help a lot while you are shooting Action and Sports Photography.

Better low light performance – The Canon 6D comes with more ISO range compared to Nikon D810, The Standard ISO range of Canon 6D is 100-25600, the expandable ISO range is 50-102400, on the other hand Nikon D810 standard ISO range is 64-12800 and expandable ISO range is 32-51200.

Better Shutter Range: Nikon D810 features better shutter range compared to Canon 6DFast shutter range will help you to capture amazing action shots.

Top Continuous shooting speed: Nikon D810 features faster burst mode when compared to Canon 6D.

Better Video Mode: Canon 6D features full HD video recording @ 30, and 24 fps frame rate. HD video recording @ 60 fps, 50 fps.

Supported formats Canon 6D H.264/MPEG-4 AVC codec.

Nikon D810 Video Mode: Nikon D810 features full HD video recording @ 60fps.

Supported formats Nikon D810 MOV, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264.


Wireless:  Canon 6D has Built-In, the Nikon D810 is limited to Wi-Fi only, / No wireless connectivity option available in Nikon D810.

Battery Life (CIPA): Nikon D810 battery rating is 1200 shots and other hand Canon 6D battery rating is 950 shots. According to CIPA.

Dimensions: Canon 6D is smaller than Nikon D810.

Weight: Canon 6D light-weight than Nikon D810.

 Verdicts-  Nikon D810 is a better camera to spare cash on. The camera is so good for those who don’t compromise with image quality. overall specification is also up to the mark.


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