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5D II had 12,000 and 25,000 for the H1 H2 while 6D has 51,000 and 102,000 for H1 H2. Perhaps it's a trimmed down 5D III....not a trimmed down 5D II. Or just all new. Not that I know jack about creating sensors.The main reason of this because 6d has the latest digic 5+ processor.
I did my calculation as well, but I think canon also used other techniques (something difficuilt for consumers to find out) to achieve this. I don't think canon is that stupid to let us discover this just by any simple calculation.According to Canon USA the image format of 6D is 35.8mm x 23.9mm, 5D2 is 36mm x 24mm.
I guess Canon just trim down the 5D2's sensor a bit. Maybe the AF is also modified from the 9 point AF in the 5D2. In this way, Canon is able to use these 4 years old parts to create a new body, reduce the overstocked 5D2 sensors and AF module and cut the cost a lot. Three birds with one stone.
Nope. I did some quick calculations and the number of total pixels on this sensor is less than the number of effective pixels on a trimmed-down 5d2 sensor, so the pixel pitch is definitely different.
Besides, modifying a stock of existing components is, even if it's possible (and I really doubt that it is in this case), hardly cost-efficient. It's just plain easier to produce a new piece from scratch.
Well, I can say that Image 5 (Portrait at ISO 200) is a definite win. I rate it at 10/10.
if you rate that portrait at 10/10 how you rate this one (made with Nikon D600):
12 out of ten?
from the first samples available ( Canon 6D and Nikon D600 ) Nikon CLEARLY wins.
I am a Canon fun and use Canon gear from many years... but i must admit... in this days Nikon is better.
No touchscreenThe wording might be an unlucky one. It might as well mean that the center point is a higher precision cross-type, and that there are more cross-types among the other 10 points.I really don't think it is just unlucky wording. Several sources have already confirmed that it has only 1 cross type point, and many Canon related web forums are in flames a.t.m.
Regarding 6D vs D600:
It looks like Nikon has put things where they count - AF, sensor, etc. - while Canon has none of that, but went for the 'ooh, shiny!' factor with WiFi, GPS and (?) touchscreen - advertising points that shop assistants can use to attract those who know little about cameras.
The D600 looks like a camera One could consider if they really didn't need need the 36MP or fully-fledged AF of the D800. The 6D looks like something almost designed to disappoint the buyer into splashing out for a 5D3 six months later...
+3Anyway, 11 cross-type points well spread and the AF performance could have been questionable in comparison with D600's 39 points (9 cross-type); 10 linear + 1 cross type for a +2000$ camera in 2012 is what it is: insulting.
That's crazy. Wonder if there is a catch, i.e. grey market, etc?It's from Adorama mate, if you heard of B&H, they both are very large Canon USA Authorised Dealers. So not grey!
Almost thought about picking up a second 5D III at that price..