Pentax K-1 vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Professional DSLR cameras.

K-1 vs EOS 6D Mark II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Pentax K-1 vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II Specs

K-1

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Professional DSLR
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 36 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 - 204800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount KAF2
  • WiFi built-in
  • 136.5 x 110 x 85.5mm³ (5.4" x 4.3" x 3.4")
  • 1010g (32.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for K-1

EOS 6D Mark II

  • Introduced in June 2017
  • Professional DSLR
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 26 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF
  • WiFi built-in
  • 144 x 110.5 x 74.8mm³ (5.7" x 4.4" x 2.9")
  • 765g (24.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 6D Mark II

K-1 vs EOS 6D Mark II 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: K-1 an EOS 6D Mark II sensor comparison

K-1 vs EOS 6D Mark II: Viewfinder

K-1 has an optical viewfinder with penta prism. It has magnification of 0.70x and covers 100% of view field.

The EOS 6D Mark II has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.71x covering 98% of view field.

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.

K-1 (0.70x)

EOS 6D Mark II (0.71x)

Simulated viewfinder of the K-1Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 6D Mark II

Better choice: Tie - the difference is hardly noticable

Pentax K-1 VS Canon EOS 6D Mark II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Pentax K-1 a better choice

K-1

EOS 6D Mark II

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)36.4026.20
Better sensibility (4)100 - 204800 ISO100 - 40000 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the K-1 are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the optical image stabilizer.

The K-1 scores 12 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 6D Mark II

K-1

EOS 6D Mark II

Higher speed (4, frames/second)46
Auto Focus points (4)3345
Larger lens selection (3)40200
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)7501200
Weighs less (2)1010g
(32.6 oz.)
765g
(24.7 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 6D Mark II are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the rather comfortable touch screen, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the K-1.

Yields 18 points for the EOS 6D Mark II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

K-1

EOS 6D Mark II

Sensor formatFull frameFull frame
Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
Similar size1284cm³1190cm³
WiFi
GPS
Pentax K-1 VS Canon EOS 6D Mark II Dimensions

Look at front view of the K-1 and EOS 6D Mark II

K-1 und EOS 6D Mark II, front viewK-1 und EOS 6D Mark II, front view

Top view of cameras

K-1 und EOS 6D Mark II, view from aboveK-1 und EOS 6D Mark II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Pentax K-1

Canon EOS 6D Mark II

12
18

We recommend Canon EOS 6D Mark II as better choice.

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