Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Canon EOS R vs Sony NEX 6 Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS R
All specs: Main page for NEX 6
EOS R vs NEX 6 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:
Better choice: Canon EOS R
EOS R vs NEX 6: Viewfinder
EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.
NEX 6 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.73x.
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)
NEX 6 (0.73x)
Advantage: Canon EOS R
Canon EOS R VS Sony NEX 6 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS R a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||APS-C|
|Sensor cleaning (3)|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||31.30||16.10|
|Auto Focus points (4)||5955||99|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||3.68||2.36|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||2.10||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||360|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the larger sensor, built-in automatic sensor cleaning and the higher resolution. Additional pros for the Canon are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the EOS R is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
The EOS R scores 38 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony NEX 6
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||10|
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||50|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||660g|
|More portable (2)||1127cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the NEX 6 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the lower weight than the EOS R and the more compact size.
Yields 13 points for the NEX 6.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Canon EOS R VS Sony NEX 6 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS R and NEX 6
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS R
Sony NEX 6
We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.
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