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Canon R6 Mark II vs Nikon B600

The Canon EOS R6 Mark II and the Nikon Coolpix B600 are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in November 2022 and January 2019. The R6 Mark II is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the B600 is a fixed lens compact. The cameras are based on a full frame (R6 Mark II) and a 1/2.3-inch (B600) sensor. The Canon has a resolution of 24 megapixels, whereas the Nikon provides 15.9 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Canon R6 Mark II
versus
Nikon B600
Canon R6 Mark II   Nikon B600
Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
Canon RF mount lenses 24-1440mm f/3.3-6.5
24 MP – Full Frame sensor 15.9 MP – 1/2.3" sensor
4k/60p Video 1080/30p Video
ISO 100-102,400 (100 - 204,800) ISO 125-6,400
Electronic viewfinder (3690k dots) No viewfinder, LCD framing
3.0" LCD – 1620k dots 3.0" LCD – 921k dots
Swivel touchscreen Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive)
12 shutter flaps per second 7.4 shutter flaps per second
In-body stabilizationLens-based stabilization
Weathersealed bodynot weather sealed
450 shots per battery charge280 shots per battery charge
138 x 98 x 88 mm, 670 g 122 x 82 x 99 mm, 500 g
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Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon EOS R6 Mark II and the Nikon Coolpix B600? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The physical size and weight of the Canon R6 Mark II and the Nikon B600 are illustrated in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive views from the front, the top, and the rear side are shown. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The B600 can be obtained in two different colors (black, red), while the R6 Mark II is only available in black.

Size Canon R6 Mark II vs Nikon B600
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Comparison R6 Mark II or B600 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Nikon B600 is notably smaller (26 percent) than the Canon R6 Mark II. It is worth mentioning in this context that the R6 Mark II is splash and dust resistant, while the B600 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the B600 has a lens built in, whereas the R6 Mark II is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup.

Concerning battery life, the R6 Mark II gets 450 shots out of its LP-E6NH battery, while the B600 can take 280 images on a single charge of its EN-EL12 power pack. The power pack in the R6 Mark II can be charged via the USB port, so that it is not always necessary to take the battery charger along when travelling.

The adjacent table lists the principal physical characteristics of the two cameras alongside a wider set of alternatives. In case you want to display and compare another camera duo, you can use the CAM-parator app to select your camera combination among a large number of options.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon R6 Mark II 138 mm 98 mm 88 mm 670 g 450 Y Nov 2022 2,499 amazon.com
2.
 
Nikon B600 122 mm 82 mm 99 mm 500 g 280 n Jan 2019 349 amazon.com
3.
 
Canon R5 C 142 mm 101 mm 111 mm 770 g 320 Y Jan 2022 4,499 amazon.com
4.
 
Canon R7 132 mm 90 mm 92 mm 612 g 660 Y May 2022 1,499 amazon.com
5.
 
Canon R3 150 mm 143 mm 87 mm 1015 g 760 Y Sep 2021 5,999 amazon.com
6.
 
Canon R5 138 mm 98 mm 88 mm 738 g 320 Y Jul 2020 3,899 amazon.com
7.
 
Canon R6 138 mm 98 mm 88 mm 680 g 360 Y Jul 2020 2,499 amazon.com
8.
 
Canon 4000D 129 mm 102 mm 77 mm 436 g 500 n Feb 2018 399 amazon.com
9.
 
Fujifilm X-H2S 136 mm 93 mm 85 mm 660 g 580 Y May 2022 2,499 amazon.com
10.
 
Nikon P1000 146 mm 119 mm 181 mm 1415 g 250 n Jul 2018 999 amazon.com
11.
 
Nikon B500 114 mm 78 mm 95 mm 541 g 600 n Jan 2016 299ebay.com
12.
 
Nikon L840 113 mm 78 mm 96 mm 538 g 590 n Feb 2015 299ebay.com
13.
 
OM System OM-1 135 mm 92 mm 73 mm 599 g 520 Y Feb 2022 2,199 amazon.com
14.
 
Panasonic GH6 138 mm 100 mm 100 mm 823 g 360 Y Feb 2022 2,199 amazon.com
15.
 
Panasonic GH5 II 139 mm 98 mm 87 mm 727 g 400 Y May 2021 1,699 amazon.com
16.
 
Sony A7 IV 131 mm 96 mm 80 mm 659 g 580 Y Oct 2021 2,499 amazon.com
17.
 
Sony WX800 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 233 g 370 n Oct 2018 399ebay.com
Note: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will naturally be influenced heavily by the price. The retail prices at the time of the camera’s release place the model in the market relative to other models in the producer’s line-up and the competition. The B600 was launched at a lower price than the R6 Mark II, despite having a lens built in. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down.

Sensor comparison

The size of the sensor inside a digital camera is one of the key determinants of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Furthermore, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more possibilities to use shallow depth-of-field in order to isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors are more costly to manufacture and tend to lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Canon R6 Mark II features a full frame sensor and the Nikon B600 a 1/2.3-inch sensor. The sensor area in the B600 is 97 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.0 and 5.6. The sensor in the R6 Mark II has a native 3:2 aspect ratio, while the one in the B600 offers a 4:3 aspect.

Canon R6 Mark II and Nikon B600 sensor measures

With 24MP, the R6 Mark II offers a higher resolution than the B600 (15.9MP), but the R6 Mark II nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 5.98μm versus 1.33μm for the B600) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the R6 Mark II is a much more recent model (by 3 years and 9 months) than the B600, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixels. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the B600 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Canon R6 Mark II implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the R6 Mark II for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 30 x 20 inches or 76.2 x 50.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 24 x 16 inches or 61 x 40.6 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20 x 13.3 inches or 50.8 x 33.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Nikon B600 are 23 x 17.3 inches or 58.5 x 43.9 cm for good quality, 18.4 x 13.8 inches or 46.8 x 35.1 cm for very good quality, and 15.4 x 11.5 inches or 39 x 29.3 cm for excellent quality prints.

The R6 Mark II has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Canon EOS R6 Mark II has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 102400, which can be extended to ISO 100-204800. The corresponding ISO settings for the Nikon Coolpix B600 are ISO 125 to ISO 6400 (no boost).

Technology-wise, both cameras are equipped with CMOS (Complementary Metal–Oxide–Semiconductor) sensors. Both cameras use a Bayer filter for capturing RGB colors on a square grid of photosensors. This arrangement is found in most digital cameras.

R6 Mark II versus B600 MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service is based on lab testing and assigns an overall score to each camera sensor, as well as ratings for dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), color depth ("DXO Portrait"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"). The adjacent table reports on the physical sensor characteristics and the outcomes of the DXO sensor quality tests for a sample of comparator-cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
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Canon R6 Mark II Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004k/60p25.414.6315496
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Nikon B600 1/2.3 15.9 4608 34561080/30p20.712.2109552
3.
 
Canon R5 C Full Frame 44.8 8192 54648k/60p25.414.5308296
4.
 
Canon R7 APS-C 32.3 6960 46404k/60p24.113.8209284
5.
 
Canon R3 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40006K/60p25.014.7408696
6.
 
Canon R5 Full Frame 44.8 8192 54648K/30p25.314.6304295
7.
 
Canon R6 Full Frame 20.0 5472 36484k/60p24.214.3339490
8.
 
Canon 4000D APS-C 17.9 5184 34561080/30p21.911.469563
9.
 
Fujifilm X-H2S APS-C 26.0 6240 41606.2k/30p24.313.9222486
10.
 
Nikon P1000 1/2.3 15.9 4608 34564K/30p20.612.1104451
11.
 
Nikon B500 1/2.3 15.9 4608 34561080/60i20.311.781048
12.
 
Nikon L840 1/2.3 15.9 4608 34561080/60i20.211.672147
13.
 
OM System OM-1 Four Thirds 20.2 5184 38884K/60p23.413.4155377
14.
 
Panasonic GH6 Four Thirds 25.0 5776 43365.7K/60p23.413.4155577
15.
 
Panasonic GH5 II Four Thirds 20.2 5184 38884K/60p23.713.1113679
16.
 
Sony A7 IV Full Frame 32.7 7008 46724K/60p25.414.7337997
17.
 
Sony WX800 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p20.612.2107051
Note: DXO values in italics represent estimates based on sensor size and age.

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but also of capturing video footage. Both cameras under consideration have a sensor with sufficiently fast read-out times for moving pictures, but the R6 Mark II provides a higher video resolution than the B600. It can shoot video footage at 4k/60p, while the Nikon is limited to 1080/30p.

Feature comparison

Beyond body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the R6 Mark II has an electronic viewfinder (3690k dots), which can be very helpful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the B600 relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. The adjacent table lists some of the other core features of the Canon R6 Mark II and Nikon B600 along with similar information for a selection of comparators.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Specifications
(inch/000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Max
Shutter
Speed *
Max
Shutter
Flaps *
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon R6 Mark II3690 n3.0 / 1620 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0/s n Y
2.
 
Nikon B600none n3.0 / 921 fixed n 1/4000s 7.4/s Y Y
3.
 
Canon R5 C5760 Y3.2 / 2100 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0/s n n
4.
 
Canon R72360 n3.0 / 1620 swivel Y 1/8000s 15.0/s n Y
5.
 
Canon R35760 Y3.2 / 4150 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0/s n Y
6.
 
Canon R55760 Y3.2 / 2100 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0/s n Y
7.
 
Canon R63690 n3.0 / 1620 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0/s n Y
8.
 
Canon 4000Doptical n2.7 / 230 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0/s Y n
9.
 
Fujifilm X-H2S5760 Y3.0 / 1620 swivel Y 1/8000s 15.0/s n Y
10.
 
Nikon P10002359 n3.2 / 921 swivel n 1/4000s 7.0/s Y Y
11.
 
Nikon B500none n3.0 / 921 tilting n 1/4000s 7.4/s Y Y
12.
 
Nikon L840none n3.0 / 921 tilting n 1/4000s 7.4/s Y Y
13.
 
OM System OM-15760 n3.0 / 1640 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0/s n Y
14.
 
Panasonic GH63680 n3.0 / 1840 swivel Y 1/8000s 14.0/s n Y
15.
 
Panasonic GH5 II3680 n3.0 / 1840 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0/s n Y
16.
 
Sony A7 IV3686 n3.0 / 1037 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0/s n Y
17.
 
Sony WX800none n3.0 / 922 tilting Y 1/2000s 10.0/s Y Y
Notes: *) Information refers to the mechanical shutter, unless the camera only has an electronic one.

One differentiating feature between the two cameras concerns the touch sensitivity of the rear screen. The R6 Mark II has a touchscreen, while the B600 has a conventional panel. Touch control can be particularly helpful, for example, for setting the focus point.

The R6 Mark II has an articulated LCD that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in snapping selfies. In contrast, the B600 does not have a selfie-screen.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the R6 Mark II is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Canon R6 Mark II has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the R6 Mark II and the B600 write their files to SDXC cards. The R6 Mark II features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the B600 only has one slot. The R6 Mark II supports UHS-II cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 312 MB/s), while the B600 can use UHS-I cards (up to 104 MB/s).

Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Canon EOS R6 Mark II and Nikon Coolpix B600 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Mic / Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Canon R6 Mark IIYstereo / monoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
2.
 
Nikon B600-stereo / mono--micro2.0Y-Y
3.
 
Canon R5 CYstereo / monoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
4.
 
Canon R7Ystereo / monoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
5.
 
Canon R3Ystereo / monoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
6.
 
Canon R5Ymono / monoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
7.
 
Canon R6Ymono / monoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
8.
 
Canon 4000DYmono / mono--mini2.0YY-
9.
 
Fujifilm X-H2SYstereo / monoYYfull3.0Y-Y
10.
 
Nikon P1000Ystereo / monoY-micro2.0Y-Y
11.
 
Nikon B500-stereo / mono--micro2.0YYY
12.
 
Nikon L840-stereo / mono--micro2.0YY-
13.
 
OM System OM-1Ystereo / monoYYmicro3.0Y-Y
14.
 
Panasonic GH6Ystereo / monoYYfull3.2Y-Y
15.
 
Panasonic GH5 IIYstereo / monoYYfull3.2Y-Y
16.
 
Sony A7 IVYstereo / monoYYfull3.2Y-Y
17.
 
Sony WX800-stereo / mono--micro2.0YY-

It is notable that the R6 Mark II has a hotshoe, while the B600 does not. This socket makes it possible to easily attach optional accessories, such as an external flash gun.

Both the R6 Mark II and the B600 are recent models that are part of the current product line-up. The B600 replaced the earlier Nikon B500, while the R6 Mark II followed on from the Canon R6. Further information on the features and operation of the R6 Mark II and B600 can be found, respectively, in the Canon R6 Mark II Manual (free pdf) or the online Nikon B600 Manual.

Review summary

So how do things add up? Which of the two cameras – the Canon R6 Mark II or the Nikon B600 – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.

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Advantages of the Canon EOS R6 Mark II:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (24 vs 15.9MP) with a 25% higher linear resolution.
  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better image quality: Features a larger and more technologically advanced imaging sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (4k/60p vs 1080/30p).
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Better sound control: Has a headphone port that enables audio monitoring while recording.
  • Easier framing: Has an electronic viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1620k vs 921k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a swivel screen for odd-angle shots in portrait or landscape orientation.
  • Fewer buttons to press: Is equipped with a touch-sensitive rear screen to facilitate handling.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/4000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (12 vs 7.4 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • More flexible: Accepts interchangeable lenses, so that lens characteristics can be altered.
  • Longer lasting: Can take more shots (450 versus 280) on a single battery charge.
  • Easier travel charging: Can be conveniently charged via its USB port.
  • Better sealing: Is weather sealed to enable shooting in dusty or wet environments.
  • Better lighting: Features a hotshoe and can thus hold and trigger an external flash gun.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.2 vs 2.0).
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Supports a more advanced SD data transfer standard (UHS-II vs UHS-I).
  • More modern: Reflects 3 years and 9 months of technical progress since the B600 launch.

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Arguments in favor of the Nikon Coolpix B600:

  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Ready to shoot: Has an integrated lens, whereas the R6 Mark II necessitates an extra lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (122x82mm vs 138x98mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight even though it has a lens built in (unlike the R6 Mark II).
  • Easier fill-in: Has a small integrated flash to brighten shadows of backlit subjects.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in January 2019).

If the number of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the R6 Mark II is the clear winner of the match-up (28 : 7 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional sports photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a street photog, and a person interested in family portraits has distinct needs from a landscape shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

R6 Mark II 28:07 B600

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon R6 Mark II and the Nikon B600 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera and Best Superzoom Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of the spec-sheets of cameras can offer a general idea of their imaging potential, it remains incomplete and does no justice, for example, to the way the R6 Mark II or the B600 perform in practice. At times, user reviews, such as those published at amazon, address these issues in a useful manner, but such feedback is on many occasions incomplete, inconsistent, and unreliable.

Expert reviews

This is where reviews by experts come in. The table below provides a synthesis of the camera assessments of some of the best known photo-gear review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], digitalcameraworld [DCW], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DCW 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon R6 Mark II....4.5/5...... Nov 2022 2,499 amazon.com
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Nikon B600..+....3.5/53/5 Jan 2019 349 amazon.com
3.
 
Canon R5 C..+ +........ Jan 2022 4,499 amazon.com
4.
 
Canon R74.5/5+5/5..4.5/54.5/5 May 2022 1,499 amazon.com
5.
 
Canon R35/5o4.5/5..5/54.5/5 Sep 2021 5,999 amazon.com
6.
 
Canon R54.5/5+4/591/1004.5/54.5/5 Jul 2020 3,899 amazon.com
7.
 
Canon R65/5+ +4/590/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2020 2,499 amazon.com
8.
 
Canon 4000D2.5/5o3/5..3.5/53.5/5 Feb 2018 399 amazon.com
9.
 
Fujifilm X-H2S5/5+5/590/1005/55/5 May 2022 2,499 amazon.com
10.
 
Nikon P1000..+3.5/573/1003.5/53.5/5 Jul 2018 999 amazon.com
11.
 
Nikon B500..+....4/53.5/5 Jan 2016 299ebay.com
12.
 
Nikon L840..+ +....3.5/54/5 Feb 2015 299ebay.com
13.
 
OM System OM-15/5....87/1005/54.5/5 Feb 2022 2,199 amazon.com
14.
 
Panasonic GH65/5+ +5/587/1005/55/5 Feb 2022 2,199 amazon.com
15.
 
Panasonic GH5 II4.5/5..4.5/585/1004.5/55/5 May 2021 1,699 amazon.com
16.
 
Sony A7 IV5/5+ +4.5/589/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2021 2,499 amazon.com
17.
 
Sony WX800............ Oct 2018 399ebay.com
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, though. The assessments were made in relation to similar cameras of the same technological generation. A score, therefore, has to be seen in close connection to the price and market introduction time of the camera, and rating-comparisons among cameras that span long time periods or concern very differently equipped models make little sense. Also, kindly note that some of the listed sites have over time developped their review approaches and their reporting style.

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    Specifications: Canon R6 Mark II vs Nikon B600

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Canon R6 Mark II Nikon B600
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens Canon RF mount lenses 24-1440mm f/3.3-6.5
    Launch Date November 2022 January 2019
    Launch Price USD 2,499 USD 349
    Sensor Specs Canon R6 Mark II Nikon B600
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Full Frame Sensor 1/2.3" Sensor
    Sensor Size 35.9 x 23.9 mm 6.17 x 4.55 mm
    Sensor Area 858.01 mm2 28.0735 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 43.1 mm 7.7 mm
    Crop Factor 1.0x 5.6x
    Sensor Resolution 24 Megapixels 15.9 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 4608 x 3456 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 5.98 μm 1.33 μm
    Pixel Density 2.80 MP/cm2 56.73 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 4k/60p Video 1080/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 102,400 ISO 125 - 6,400 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 204,800 ISO no Enhancement
    Screen Specs Canon R6 Mark II Nikon B600
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder no viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.76x
    Viewfinder Resolution 3690k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 1620k dots 921k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Fixed screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon R6 Mark II Nikon B600
    Focus System On-Sensor Phase-detect Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus Peakingno Peaking Feature
    Continuous Shooting 12 shutter flaps/s 7.4 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterup to 1/8000sno E-Shutter
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inno Intervalometer
    Image StabilizationIn-body stabilizationLens-based stabilization
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Single or Dual Card Slots Dual card slots Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-II UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Canon R6 Mark II Nikon B600
    External Flash Hotshoe no Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 3.2 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port no MIC socket
    Headphone Socket Headphone port no Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in Bluetooth built-in
    Body Specs Canon R6 Mark II Nikon B600
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodynot weather sealed
    Battery Type LP-E6NH EN-EL12
    Battery Life (CIPA)450 shots per charge280 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging no USB charging
    Body Dimensions 138 x 98 x 88 mm
    (5.4 x 3.9 x 3.5 in)
    122 x 82 x 99 mm
    (4.8 x 3.2 x 3.9 in)
    Camera Weight 670 g (23.6 oz) 500 g (17.6 oz)
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