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Canon R6 vs Nikon D1

The Canon EOS R6 and the Nikon D1 are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in July 2020 and June 1999. The Canon R6 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the D1 is a DSLR. The cameras are based on a full frame (Canon R6) and an APS-C (D1) sensor. The Canon has a resolution of 20 megapixels, whereas the Nikon provides 2.6 MP.

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

Headline Specifications
Canon R6 versus Nikon D1
Canon R6 Nikon D1
Mirrorless system camera Digital single lens reflex
Canon RF mount lenses Nikon F mount lenses
20 MP, Full Frame Sensor 2.6 MP, APS-C Sensor
4k/60p Video no Video
ISO 100-102,400 (50 - 204,800) ISO 200-1,600 (200 - 6,400)
Electronic viewfinder (5760k dots) Optical viewfinder
3.0 LCD, 1620k dots 2.0 LCD, 120k dots
Swivel touchscreen Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive)
12 shutter flaps per second 1.5 shutter flaps per second
In-body stabilizationLens stabilization only
Weathersealed bodyWeathersealed body
138 x 98 x 88 mm, 680 g 157 x 153 x 85 mm, 1100 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon EOS R6 and the Nikon D1? 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

An illustration of the physical size and weight of the Canon R6 and the Nikon D1 is provided in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three successive views from the front, the top, and the rear are shown. All width, height and depth dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Canon R6 vs Nikon D1
Compare Canon R6 versus D1 top
Comparison Canon R6 or D1 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Nikon D1 is considerably larger (78 percent) than the Canon R6. Moreover, the D1 is substantially heavier (62 percent) than the Canon R6. In this context, it is worth noting that both cameras are splash and dust-proof and can, hence, be used in inclement weather conditions or harsh environments.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. Hence, you might want to study and compare the specifications of available lenses in order to get the full picture of the size and weight of the two camera systems.

As can be seen in the images above, the D1 has a battery grip built in. This facilitates image-taking in portrait orientation and gives it additional battery power. In order to provide similar functionality for the Canon R6, Canon provides the BG-R10 vertical grip as an optional accessory (see here on eBay). The power pack in the Canon R6 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 5.4 in 3.9 in 3.5 in 24.0 oz 360 Y Jul 2020 2,499 i
2.
 
Nikon D1 6.2 in 6.0 in 3.3 in 38.8 oz .. Y Jun 1999 5,499i
3.
 
Canon R5 5.4 in 3.9 in 3.5 in 26.0 oz 320 Y Jul 2020 3,899 i
4.
 
Canon R 5.5 in 3.9 in 3.3 in 23.3 oz 370 Y Sep 2018 2,299 i
5.
 
Canon 6D 5.7 in 4.4 in 2.8 in 27.2 oz 1090 Y Sep 2012 2,099i
6.
 
Nikon Z5 5.3 in 4.0 in 2.6 in 23.8 oz 470 Y Jul 2020 1,399 i
7.
 
Nikon Z7 II 5.3 in 4.0 in 2.8 in 24.9 oz 420 Y Oct 2020 2,999 i
8.
 
Nikon Z6 II 5.3 in 4.0 in 2.8 in 24.9 oz 410 Y Oct 2020 1,999 i
9.
 
Nikon D300S 5.8 in 4.5 in 3.2 in 33.1 oz 950 Y Jul 2009 1,799i
10.
 
Nikon D300 5.8 in 4.5 in 2.9 in 32.6 oz 1000 Y Aug 2007 1,799i
11.
 
Nikon D2Xs 6.2 in 5.9 in 3.4 in 44.2 oz 3800 Y Jun 2006 4,699i
12.
 
Nikon D200 5.8 in 4.4 in 2.9 in 32.5 oz 400 Y Nov 2005 1,699i
13.
 
Nikon D1X 6.2 in 6.0 in 3.3 in 38.8 oz 1200 Y Feb 2001 5,999i
14.
 
Panasonic S5 5.2 in 3.9 in 3.2 in 25.2 oz 440 Y Sep 2020 1,999 i
15.
 
Panasonic S1 5.9 in 4.3 in 3.8 in 35.9 oz 400 Y Feb 2019 2,499 i
16.
 
Sony A9 II 5.1 in 3.8 in 3.0 in 23.9 oz 690 Y Oct 2019 4,499 i
17.
 
Sony A99 5.8 in 4.4 in 3.1 in 28.6 oz 500 Y Sep 2012 2,799i
Notes: 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 Canon R6 was launched at a markedly lower price (by 55 percent) than the D1, which puts it into a different market segment. Normally, street prices remain initially close to the MSRP, but after a couple of months, the first discounts appear. 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.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the imaging sensor is a crucial determinant of image quality. A large sensor will tend to have larger individual pixels that provide better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixel-units in a sensor of the same technological generation. Further, a large sensor camera will give the photographer additional creative options when using shallow depth-of-field to isolate a subject from its background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Canon R6 features a full frame sensor and the Nikon D1 an APS-C sensor. The sensor area in the D1 is 57 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.0 and 1.5. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

Canon R6 and Nikon D1 sensor measures

With 20MP, the Canon R6 offers a higher resolution than the D1 (2.6MP), but the Canon R6 has smaller individual pixels (pixel pitch of 6.57μm versus 11.93μm for the D1). However, the Canon R6 is a much more recent model (by 21 years) than the D1, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixels.

The resolution advantage of the Canon R6 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the Canon R6 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 27.4 x 18.2 inches or 69.5 x 46.3 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 21.9 x 14.6 inches or 55.6 x 37.1 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 18.2 x 12.2 inches or 46.3 x 30.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Nikon D1 are 10 x 6.6 inches or 25.4 x 16.7 cm for good quality, 8 x 5.2 inches or 20.3 x 13.3 cm for very good quality, and 6.7 x 4.4 inches or 16.9 x 11.1 cm for excellent quality prints.

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

The Canon EOS R6 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 102400, which can be extended to ISO 50-204800. The corresponding ISO settings for the Nikon D1 are ISO 200 to ISO 1600, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 200-6400.

Canon R6 versus D1 MP

For many cameras, data on sensor performance has been reported by DXO Mark. 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
1.
 
Canon R6 Full Frame 20.0 5472 36484k/60p24.214.3339490
2.
 
Nikon D1 APS-C 2.6 2000 1312none........
3.
 
Canon R5 Full Frame 44.8 8192 54648k/30p25.314.6304295
4.
 
Canon R Full Frame 30.1 6720 44804K/30p24.513.5274289
5.
 
Canon 6D Full Frame 20.0 5472 36481080/30p23.812.1234082
6.
 
Nikon Z5 Full Frame 24.2 6016 40164K/30p........
7.
 
Nikon Z7 II Full Frame 45.4 8256 55044K/60p........
8.
 
Nikon Z6 II Full Frame 24.3 6048 40244K/60p........
9.
 
Nikon D300S APS-C 12.2 4288 2848720/24p22.512.278770
10.
 
Nikon D300 APS-C 12.2 4288 2848none22.112.067967
11.
 
Nikon D2Xs APS-C 12.2 4288 2848none22.210.948959
12.
 
Nikon D200 APS-C 10.0 3872 2592none22.311.558364
13.
 
Nikon D1X APS-C 5.9 3008 1960none........
14.
 
Panasonic S5 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/60p........
15.
 
Panasonic S1 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/60p25.214.5333395
16.
 
Sony A9 II Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.0343493
17.
 
Sony A99 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p25.014.0155589

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but can also record movies. The Canon R6 indeed provides movie recording capabilities, while the D1 does not. The highest resolution format that the Canon R6 can use is 4k/60p.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the Canon R6 has an electronic viewfinder (5760k dots), while the D1 has an optical one. Both systems have their advantages, with the electronic viewfinder making it possible to project supplementary shooting information into the framing view, whereas the optical viewfinder offers lag-free viewing and a very clear framing image. The viewfinder in the Canon R6 offers a wider field of view (100%) than the one in the D1 (96%), so that a larger proportion of the captured image is visible in the finder. In addition, the viewfinder of the Canon R6 has a higher magnification (0.76x vs 0.53x), so that the size of the image transmitted appears closer to the size seen with the naked human eye. The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Canon R6, the Nikon D1, and comparable cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon R65760 n 3.0 1620 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0 n Y
2.
 
Nikon D1optical Y 2.0 120 fixed n 1/16000s 1.5 n n
3.
 
Canon R55760 Y 3.2 2100 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
4.
 
Canon R3690 Y 3.2 2100 swivel Y 1/8000s 8.0 n n
5.
 
Canon 6Doptical Y 3.0 1040 fixed n 1/4000s 4.5 n n
6.
 
Nikon Z53690 n 3.2 1040 tilting Y 1/8000s 4.5 n Y
7.
 
Nikon Z7 II3690 Y 3.2 2100 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
8.
 
Nikon Z6 II3690 Y 3.2 2100 tilting Y 1/8000s 14.0 n Y
9.
 
Nikon D300Soptical Y 3.0 920 fixed n 1/8000s 7.0 Y n
10.
 
Nikon D300optical Y 3.0 922 fixed n 1/8000s 6.0 Y n
11.
 
Nikon D2Xsoptical Y 2.5 230 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
12.
 
Nikon D200optical Y 2.5 230 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 Y n
13.
 
Nikon D1Xoptical Y 2.0 120 fixed n 1/16000s 3.0 n n
14.
 
Panasonic S52360 n 3.0 1840 full-flex Y 1/8000s 7.0 n Y
15.
 
Panasonic S15760 Y 3.2 2100 full-flex Y 1/8000s 9.0 n Y
16.
 
Sony A9 II3686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
17.
 
Sony A992359 Y 3.0 1229 full-flex n 1/8000s 6.0 n Y

One feature that differentiates the Canon R6 and the D1 is in-body image stabilization (IBIS). The Canon R6 reduces the risk of handshake-induced blur with all attached lenses, while the D1 offers no blur reduction with lenses that themselves do not provide optical image stabilization.

The Canon R6 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 D1 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 Canon R6 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 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.

The Canon R6 writes its imaging data to SDXC cards, while the D1 uses Compact Flash cards. The Canon R6 features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the D1 only has one slot.

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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 and Nikon D1 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
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Canon R6YmonomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
2.
 
Nikon D1Y-----FW---
3.
 
Canon R5YmonomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
4.
 
Canon RYstereomonoYYmini3.1Y-Y
5.
 
Canon 6DYmonomonoY-mini2.0Y--
6.
 
Nikon Z5YstereomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
7.
 
Nikon Z7 IIYstereomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
8.
 
Nikon Z6 IIYstereomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
9.
 
Nikon D300SYstereomonoY-mini2.0---
10.
 
Nikon D300Y----mini2.0---
11.
 
Nikon D2XsY-----2.0---
12.
 
Nikon D200Y-----2.0---
13.
 
Nikon D1XY-----FW---
14.
 
Panasonic S5YstereomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
15.
 
Panasonic S1YstereomonoYYfull3.1Y-Y
16.
 
Sony A9 IIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
17.
 
Sony A99YstereomonoYYmini2.0---

It is notable that the Canon R6 offers wifi support, while the D1 does not. Wifi can be a very convenient means to transfer image data to an off-camera location.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Nikon D1 (unlike the Canon R6) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

The Canon R6 is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Canon. In contrast, the D1 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the D1 was succeeded by the Nikon D1X. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon and Nikon websites.

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Review summary

So what conclusions can be drawn? Is there a clear favorite between the Canon R6 and the Nikon D1? Which camera is better? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.

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Arguments in favor of the Canon EOS R6:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (20 vs 2.6MP) with a 175% higher linear resolution.
  • 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.
  • Broader imaging potential: Can record not only still images but also 4k/60p movies.
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • More framing info: Has an electronic viewfinder that displays shooting data.
  • More complete view: Has a viewfinder with a larger field of view (100% vs 96%).
  • Larger viewfinder image: Features a viewfinder with a higher magnification (0.76x vs 0.53x).
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.0" vs 2.0") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1620k vs 120k 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 burst: Shoots at higher frequency (12 vs 1.5 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 compact: Is smaller (138x98mm vs 157x153mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter (by 420g or 38 percent) and hence easier to carry around.
  • Easier travel charging: Can be conveniently charged via its USB port.
  • Sharper images: Has hand-shake reducing image stabilization built-in.
  • More legacy lens friendly: Can take a broad range of non-native lenses via adapters.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (55 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More modern: Reflects 21 years of technical progress since the D1 launch.

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Reasons to prefer the Nikon D1:

  • Brighter framing: Features an optical viewfinder for clear, lag-free composition.
  • Easier setting verification: Features a control panel on top to check shooting parameters.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/16000s vs 1/8000s) to freeze action.
  • More portrait friendly: Features an integrated vertical grip for easier portrait shooting.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in June 1999).

If the count of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a measure, the Canon R6 is the clear winner of the match-up (28 : 6 points). However, the pertinence of the various camera strengths will differ across photographers, so that you might want to weigh individual camera traits according to their importance for your own imaging needs before making a camera decision. A professional wedding photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a travel photog, and a person interested in cityscapes has distinct needs from a macro shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

Canon R6 28:06 D1

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon R6 and the Nikon D1 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera and Best DSLR Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the specs-based evaluation of cameras can be instructive in revealing their potential as photographic tools, it says little about, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance of the Canon R6 and the D1 in practical situations. 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 why hands-on reviews by experts are important. The adjacent summary-table relays the overall verdicts of several of the most popular camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], 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 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon R65/5+ +90/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2020 2,499 i
2.
 
Nikon D1....+ +.... Jun 1999 5,499i
3.
 
Canon R54.5/5..91/1004.5/54.5/5 Jul 2020 3,899 i
4.
 
Canon R4/5o79/1004.5/54/5 Sep 2018 2,299 i
5.
 
Canon 6D5/5+ +83/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 2,099i
6.
 
Nikon Z54/5..89/1004.5/54/5 Jul 2020 1,399 i
7.
 
Nikon Z7 II4.5/5....4.5/54.5/5 Oct 2020 2,999 i
8.
 
Nikon Z6 II4.5/5..89/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2020 1,999 i
9.
 
Nikon D300S5/5+ +82/1004/54.5/5 Jul 2009 1,799i
10.
 
Nikon D300..+ ++ +5/54.5/5 Aug 2007 1,799i
11.
 
Nikon D2Xs.......... Jun 2006 4,699i
12.
 
Nikon D200..+ ++ +o.. Nov 2005 1,699i
13.
 
Nikon D1X....+ +.... Feb 2001 5,999i
14.
 
Panasonic S54.5/5+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Sep 2020 1,999 i
15.
 
Panasonic S14.5/5+ +88/1004.5/54/5 Feb 2019 2,499 i
16.
 
Sony A9 II....90/1005/55/5 Oct 2019 4,499 i
17.
 
Sony A995/5..84/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 2,799i
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 vs Nikon D1

    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 Nikon D1
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Digital single lens reflex
    Camera Lens Canon RF mount lenses Nikon F mount lenses
    Launch Date July 2020 June 1999
    Launch Price USD 2,499 USD 5,499
    Sensor Specs Canon R6 Nikon D1
    Sensor Technology CMOS CCD
    Sensor Format Full Frame Sensor APS-C Sensor
    Sensor Size 36.0 x 24.0 mm 23.7 x 15.6 mm
    Sensor Area 864 mm2 369.72 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 43.3 mm 28.4 mm
    Crop Factor 1.0x 1.5x
    Sensor Resolution 20 Megapixels 2.6 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 pixels 2000 x 1312 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 6.57 μm 11.93 μm
    Pixel Density 2.31 MP/cm2 0.71 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 4k/60p Video no Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 102,400 ISO 200 - 1,600 ISO
    ISO Boost 50 - 204,800 ISO 200 - 6,400 ISO
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 90 ..
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 24.2 ..
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 14.3 ..
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 3394 ..
    Screen Specs Canon R6 Nikon D1
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Optical viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 96%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.76x 0.53x
    Viewfinder Resolution 5760k dots
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display Control Panel
    LCD Framing Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 2.0inch
    LCD Resolution 1620k dots 120k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Fixed screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon R6 Nikon D1
    Focus System On-Sensor Phase-detect Phase-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus Peakingno Peaking Feature
    Continuous Shooting 12 shutter flaps/s 1.5 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterup to 1/8000sno E-Shutter
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inno Intervalometer
    Image StabilizationIn-body stabilizationLens stabilization only
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards CF cards
    Second Storage Option Dual card slots Single card slot
    Connectivity Specs Canon R6 Nikon D1
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash no PC Sync PC Sync socket
    USB Connector USB 3.2 Firewire
    HDMI Port micro HDMI no HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port no MIC socket
    Headphone Socket Headphone port no Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in no Wifi
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in no Bluetooth
    Body Specs Canon R6 Nikon D1
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodyWeathersealed body
    Battery Type LP-E6NH EN-4
    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)
    157 x 153 x 85 mm
    (6.2 x 6.0 x 3.3 in)
    Camera Weight 680 g (24.0 oz) 1100 g (38.8 oz)

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