Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z6 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS R vs Z6 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z6 Specs


  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 31 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount R Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 135.8 x 98.3 x 84.4mm³ (5.3" x 3.9" x 3.3")
  • 660g (21.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS R


  • Introduced in August 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Z Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 134 x 100.5 x 67.5mm³ (5.3" x 4.0" x 2.7")
  • 675g (21.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Z6

EOS R vs Z6 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS R an Z6 sensor comparison

EOS R vs Z6: Viewfinder

EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.

Z6 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 3.68 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.80x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS R (0.76x)

Z6 (0.80x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RSimulated viewfinder of the Z6

Better choice: Nikon Z6

Canon EOS R VS Nikon Z6 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS R a better choice



Wider resolution (5, megapixel)31.3024.50
Auto Focus points (4)5955273
Larger lens selection (3)43
Longer battery life (3, photos)370330

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger selection of lenses. We also like that the battery has more stamina.

The EOS R scores 15 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Z6



Higher speed (4, frames/second)512
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 51200 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
More portable (2)1127cm³

Conclusion: Advantages of the Z6 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the more compact size.

Yields 13 points for the Z6.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor formatFull frameFull frame
Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)2.102.10
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
Similar weight660g675g
Environmental sealing
Canon EOS R VS Nikon Z6 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS R and Z6

EOS R und Z6, front viewEOS R und Z6, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS R und Z6, view from aboveEOS R und Z6, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS R

Nikon Z6


We advise to choose the newest model: Canon EOS R.

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