It's the same 11-bit DR sensor, nothing to see here, move along.
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I think people need to take their brand-glasses off if they can't see how the 6D was intentionally crippled.
Wow, if the dude in the video was a foot taller, he'd look like a clone of one of my photography instructors.
Think about it. If read noise is 35e-, and the maximum signal strength is 68,000e-. If your doing 16-bit conversion, then your gain is 1.0376e-/ADU . That's almost unity gain...at ISO 100! Unity gain is what you want. With 14-bit conversion, your gain is 4.15e-/ADU. So, with 14-bit, your read noise turns into 8-9 tonal levels. With 16-bit, your read noise turns into 33-34 tonal levels. That's the bottom of the signal, though. For 16-bit, you still have 65502 levels for all the signal detail above the noise floor. Any gradients in the image at tones 35 through 65535 are going to be smoother with 16-bit conversion than with 14-bit conversion.
I'd say that most FF cameras could benefit from a 16-bit ADC. Even Canon cameras, which still have high read noise, can benefit.
Guys, is it possible to get 16-bit images with FF DSLRs in theory? Would it give any real life benefit vs. 14-bit?