Nikon D6 Vs Canon EOS 90D: full comparison

Nikon D6 trophy medal portrait medal landscape medal sport

Canon EOS 90D medal street medal everyday
71

Overall Score

65

Nikon

D6

Announced: 11 Feb 2020
Sensor Resolution: 21Mp
Sensor Type: Full frame CMOS
ISO: 100-102400
Weight: 1270g
Physical Dimensions: 160 x 163 x 92 mm
Viewfinder: Optical (pentaprism)
Screen Type: 3.2" Fixed
Video Resolutions: 3840x2160
65
Image Quality
49
82
Speed Performance
62
92
Versatility
96
49
Comfort
69

Canon

EOS 90D

Announced: 28 Aug 2019
Sensor Resolution: 33Mp
Sensor Type: APS-C CMOS
ISO: 100-25600
Weight: 701g
Physical Dimensions: 141 x 105 x 77 mm
Viewfinder: Optical (pentaprism)
Screen Type: 3" Fully articulated
Video Resolutions: 3840x2160

The best camera for different types of photography

Nikon
D6

vs

Canon
EOS 90D

68
Portrait Portrait Portrait
54
69
Landscape Landscape Landscape
53
80
SportSport Sport
67
66
Street Street Street
70
69
Everyday Everyday Everyday
75

Best alternative for types of photography

Nikon D6
pros and cons

Nikon D6

Nikon

D6

Announced: 11 Feb 2020
Sensor Resolution: 21Mp
Sensor Type: Full frame CMOS
ISO: 100-102400
Weight: 1270g
Physical Dimensions: 160 x 163 x 92 mm
Viewfinder: Optical (pentaprism)
Screen Type: 3.2" Fixed
Video Resolutions: 3840x2160

prospros

  • This camera autofocus is able to follow moving subjects
  • The Nikon D6 is tropicalized - this means you can use it also in adverse atmospheric and environmental conditions without ruining it
  • The LCD display is a convenient and almost indispensable feature
  • The microphone input can be very useful if you shoot videos
  • Thanks to burst mode, it's ideal for action photos
  • It has fast shutter speed, ideal for action photos
  • Nikon D6 battery has 3580.0 shoots autonomy. This will allow long photo sessions without having the need to recharge it.
  • The second memory slot makes the camera more reliable, also for professional use
  • Thanks to the wireless connection, Nikon D6 allows immediate picture sharing

conscons

  • Nikon D6 is one of the heaviest cameras in its category. This makes it less suitable for street photography and daily use, but it could be a plus since it gives it more stability if you shoot regularly with the tripod.

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Nikon D6 and its rivals

Review compare Nikon D6 with overall score Portrait
Portrait
Landscape
Landscape
Sport
Sport
Street
Street
Everyday
Everyday
NikonD6 Nikon
D6
71 68 69 80 66 69 $5,284.95
CanonEOS-1D X Mark III Canon
EOS-1D X Mark III
75 68 69 87 69 72 $5,328.95
NikonD780 Nikon
D780
71 69 69 68 74 77 $1,829.99
CanonEOS 90D Canon
EOS 90D
65 54 53 67 70 75 $1,478.00
PentaxK-3 Mark III Pentax
K-3 Mark III
64 53 52 67 68 71 $1,696.95
CanonEOS Rebel T8i Canon
EOS Rebel T8i
59 51 49 58 66 69 $894.94

Canon EOS 90D
pros and cons

Canon EOS 90D

Canon

EOS 90D

Announced: 28 Aug 2019
Sensor Resolution: 33Mp
Sensor Type: APS-C CMOS
ISO: 100-25600
Weight: 701g
Physical Dimensions: 141 x 105 x 77 mm
Viewfinder: Optical (pentaprism)
Screen Type: 3" Fully articulated
Video Resolutions: 3840x2160

pros pros

  • This camera autofocus is able to follow moving subjects
  • The Canon EOS 90D is tropicalized - this means you can use it also in adverse atmospheric and environmental conditions without ruining it
  • The LCD display is a convenient and almost indispensable feature
  • The microphone input can be very useful if you shoot videos
  • It has fast shutter speed, ideal for action photos
  • The fully articulated display allows you to manage the framing even in hard conditions
  • Thanks to the wireless connection, Canon EOS 90D allows immediate picture sharing

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Canon EOS 90D and its rivals

Review compare Canon EOS 90D with overall score Portrait
Portrait
Landscape
Landscape
Sport
Sport
Street
Street
Everyday
Everyday
CanonEOS 90D Canon
EOS 90D
65 54 53 67 70 75 $1,478.00
NikonD780 Nikon
D780
71 69 69 68 74 77 $1,829.99
PentaxK-3 Mark III Pentax
K-3 Mark III
64 53 52 67 68 71 $1,696.95
CanonEOS Rebel T8i Canon
EOS Rebel T8i
59 51 49 58 66 69 $894.94

Nikon D6 vs Canon EOS 90D, which is better?

In case you are wondering which of these cameras you should buy, then this is the right place to find an answer. Here you will find listed all the main differences among Nikon D6 and Canon EOS 90D, calculated by the CameraRace iCamRank algorithm.

  • Technically speaking, Nikon D6 is superior to Canon EOS 90D, with an overall iCamRank score of 71 and 65, respectively.
  • The image quality of Nikon D6 (65) is superior to that of Canon EOS 90D (49).
  • Nikon D6 (82) performs better than Canon EOS 90D (62) in terms of speed.
  • Canon EOS 90D is more versatile than Nikon D6 (96 a 92).
  • The handling of Canon EOS 90D (69) is more effective than that of Nikon D6 (49).

But, as you may know, the technical performance is meaningless if applied to the wrong context. This is the reason why the iCamRank "weights" differently the camera technical features for each type of photography. Thus, below you'll find our suggestions, based on your preferred photography genre:

Nikon D6 is better for portrait, landscape or sport photography; Canon EOS 90D is instead your choice if you shoot street photography or for everyday use.

Need further details? Below you will find a full comparison of all the technical specifications.

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Nikon
D6

Sensor
comparison

Canon
EOS 90D

CMOS

Sensor Type

CMOS

Full frame up

Sensor Size

down APS-C

35.9 x 23.9 mm up

Sensor Dimensions

down 22.3 x 14.9 mm

858.01 mm2 up

Sensor Area

down 332.27 mm2

21 Mp down

Sensor Resolution

up 33 Mp

5568 x 3712 down

Max Image Resolution

up 6960 x 4640

102400 up

Max Native ISO

down 25600

100

Min Native ISO

100

yes

RAW Support

yes

Nikon
D6

Lens
comparison

Canon
EOS 90D

Nikon F

Lens Mount

Canon EF/EF-S

305 down

Number of Lenses

up 319

1

Focal Length Multiplier

1.6

Nikon
D6

Screen Type
comparison

Canon
EOS 90D

Fixed down

Screen Type

up Fully articulated

3.2"

Screen Size

3.0"

2359Kdot up

Screen Resolution

down 1040Kdot

yes

Live View

yes

yes

Touch Screen

yes

Nikon
D6

Viewfinder
comparison

Canon
EOS 90D

Optical (pentaprism)

Viewfinder

Optical (pentaprism)

None

Viewfinder Resolution

None

100

Viewfinder Coverage

100

0.72

Viewfinder Magnification

0.6

Nikon
D6

Features
comparison

Canon
EOS 90D

900s

Min Shutter Speed

30s

1/8000s

Max Shutter Speed

1/8000s

14fps up

Continuous Shooting

down 11fps

yes

Shutter Priority

yes

yes

Aperture Priority

yes

yes

Manual Exposure Mode

yes

yes

Exposure Compensation

yes

yes

Custom White Balance

yes

no

Image Stabilization

no

no

Built-in Flash

yes

None

Flash Range

12.0

-

Max Flash Sync

1/250s

Normal
redeye reduction
slow sync
slow sync w/redeye reduction
rear-curtain sync
off

Flash Modes

n/a

yes

External Flash

yes

yes

AE Bracketing

yes

yes

WB Bracketing

yes

Nikon
D6

Exposure Modes
comparison

Canon
EOS 90D

yes

Multi-Segment

yes

no

Average

yes

yes

Spot

yes

no

Partial

yes

no

AF-Area

no

no

Center Weighted

no

Nikon
D6

Dxo Sensor Scores
comparison

Canon
EOS 90D

dato non disponibile

DxO Overall Score

dato non disponibile

dato non disponibile

DxO Color Depth

dato non disponibile

dato non disponibile

DxO Dynamic Range

dato non disponibile

dato non disponibile

DxO Low Light ISO

dato non disponibile

Nikon
D6

Autofocus
comparison

Canon
EOS 90D

yes

AF Touch

yes

yes

AF Continuous

yes

yes

AF Single

yes

yes

AF Tracking

yes

yes

AF Selective

yes

yes

AF Center

yes

yes

AF MultiArea

yes

yes

AF Live View

yes

yes

AF Face Detection

yes

yes

AF Contrast Detection

yes

yes

AF Phase Detection

yes

105 up

Number of Focus Points

down 45

105 up

Number of Cross Focus Points

down 45

Nikon
D6

Video Features
comparison

Canon
EOS 90D

3840 x 2160 @ 30p MOV H.264 Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p MOV H.264 Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p MOV H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p MOV H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p MOV H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p MOV H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p MOV H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p MOV H.264 Linear PCM

Video Resolutions

3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 120 Mbps MP4 H.264 AAC

3840x2160

Max Video Resolution

3840x2160

MPEG-4 H.264

Video Formats

MPEG-4 H.264

yes

Microphone Port

yes

yes

Headphone Port

yes

Nikon
D6

Connectivity
comparison

Canon
EOS 90D

Built-in

Wireless Connectivity

Built-in

yes

HDMI

yes

USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)

USB

Yes (With USB-PD compatible chargers)

Nikon
D6

Physical
comparison

Canon
EOS 90D

yes

Environmental Sealing

yes

no

Water Proof

no

no

Dust Proof

no

no

Shock Proof

no

no

Crush Proof

no

no

Freeze Proof

no

1270g

Weight

701g

160 x 163 x 92 mm

Physical Dimensions

141 x 105 x 77 mm

3580 up

Battery Life

down 1300

Battery Pack

Battery Type

Battery Pack

Battery Model

LP-E6N

Nikon
D6

Other Features
comparison

Canon
EOS 90D

Yes

Self Timer

Yes (2 or 10 secs)

yes

Timelapse Recording

yes

yes

GPS

no

Dual XQD CFexpress slots

Storage Type

SD SDHC SDXC card (UHS-II supported)

2up

Storage Slots

down1

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