Nikon D6 with Nikon D5 Comparison

Nikon D6 and Nikon D5 Main Features

  • February, 2020
  • January, 2016
  • 21 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 21 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 102400 ISO
  • 100 - 102400 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Type Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 14.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 14.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
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  • 160 x 163 x 92 mm, 1270g.
  • 160 x 158.5 x 92 mm, 1415g.
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Nikon D6 Scores


Imaging score
75
Features score
87
Value for money score
76
Portability score
46
Overall score
83

Nikon D5 Scores


Imaging score
74
Features score
85
Value for money score
78
Portability score
42
Overall score
81

Nikon D5 with Nikon D6 Overview


Let's compare D6 with D5. Both cameras produced Nikon. These models are included in the Pro DSLR cameras. Nikon D6 was released in 2020, and Nikon D5 in 2016. D6 is newer, which is a plus. D5 4 years older. 4 years, this is a pretty big age difference.
These two cameras have the same sensor resolution - 21 MP. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed type screen.
Both cameras have a optical (pentaprism) viewfinder. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Nikon D6 has 14.0 fps continuous shooting. Nikon D6 has 14.0 fps continuous shooting.

General D6 D5
Brand Nikon Nikon
Model D6 D5
Announced February, 2020 January, 2016
Body Type Large SLR Large SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Nikon F Nikon F
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1x 1
Number of Lenses 305 305
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 2359k pixels 2359k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.72
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 105 153
Number of Cross Focus Points 105 99
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/900 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 14.0 fps 14.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash Modes Normal, redeye reduction, slow sync, slow sync w/redeye reduction, rear-curtain sync, off Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 35.9 x 23.9 mm 35.8 x 23.9 mm
Sensor Area 858.0 mm² 855.6 mm²
Sensor Resolution 21 MP 21 MP
Max Image Resolution 5568 x 3712 5588 x 3712
Max Native ISO 102400 102400
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 3280000 3280000
Min Boosted ISO 50 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In Optional
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec) USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 3580 shots 3780 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL18a
Physical
Weight 1270 g 1415 g
Physical Dimensions 160 x 163 x 92 mm 160 x 158.5 x 92 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Dual XQD/CFexpress slots Dual CompactFlash or dual XQD
Storage Slots 2 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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