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Experts recommend Canon EOS R6 Mark II more than Nikon D850

As of 4 Apr 2024, experts prefer Canon EOS R6 Mark II over Nikon D850, but both Digital Cameras have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Canon EOS R6 Mark II received 3 recommendations: from Tom's Guide (26 Mar 2024), Rtings.com (14 Mar 2024) and PCMag (23 Feb 2024). By contrast, Nikon D850 received only 1 recommendation from PixelsPhy (5 Jan 2023).

Rank Change Price Digital Camera
BestReviews
Digital Trends
PixelsPhy
Tom's Guide
Photography PX
Lifewire
Rtings.com
Futurism
Gadget Review
PCMag
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Canon EOS R6 Mark II
The Canon EOS R6 Mark II is a highly praised camera that offers impressive image quality, autofocus performance, video capabilities, and ergonomic design, making it suitable for a wide range of photography needs.
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Nikon D850
The Nikon D850 is a highly praised camera known for its exceptional image quality, fast autofocus performance, strong battery life, and excellent ergonomics, making it a versatile choice for professional photographers.
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Endorsement summary:

  • On 26 Mar 2024 Tom's Guide ranked Canon EOS R6 Mark II as #11
    Rank Digital Camera Comment
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    #11 out of 23 Canon EOS R6 Mark II
    The best hybrid camera for advanced users
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  • On 14 Mar 2024 Rtings.com ranked Canon EOS R6 Mark II as #1
    Rank Digital Camera Comment
    #1 out of 7 Canon EOS R6 Mark II
    Best Digital Camera
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  • On 23 Feb 2024 PCMag ranked Canon EOS R6 Mark II as #1
    Rank Digital Camera Comment
    #1 out of 10 Canon EOS R6 Mark II
    Best Full-Frame Camera Overall / Editors' Choice
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  • On 5 Jan 2023 PixelsPhy ranked Nikon D850 as #2
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    #2 out of 10 Nikon D850
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After counting and adding up the 82 expert endorsements of the April rankings, Canon EOS R6 Mark II outranks Nikon D850. This is not to say that Nikon D850 is a bad option. Like Canon EOS R6 Mark II, it is recommended by experts, but less.

Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Canon EOS R6 Mark II is mentioned by key experts in Apr 2024, while Nikon D850 is not.
Rank Change Price Digital Camera
BestReviews
Digital Trends
PixelsPhy
Tom's Guide
Photography PX
Lifewire
Rtings.com
Futurism
Gadget Review
PCMag
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+5 Check price
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
The Canon EOS R6 Mark II is a highly praised camera that offers impressive image quality, autofocus performance, video capabilities, and ergonomic design, making it suitable for a wide range of photography needs.
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Fujifilm X-T4
The Fujifilm X-T4 is a highly praised camera that offers top-notch image quality, excellent autofocus performance, impressive video capabilities, and improved battery life, making it suitable for a wide range of photography needs.
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Olympus Tough TG-6
The Olympus Tough TG-6 is a versatile and durable camera that offers good video quality, making it ideal for capturing action and outdoor adventures, although some reviewers have mentioned issues with audio quality in video recordings.
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Sony Alpha A7 III
The Sony Alpha A7 III is a highly regarded camera that offers exceptional image quality, fast and accurate autofocus, versatile video capabilities, extended battery life, and comfortable handling, making it suitable for a wide range of photography needs.
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [27]

90
Total expert reviews: 27
  • with a score: 8
  • without a score: 19
Highest score by amateurphotographer.com
100
Average score based on 27 reviews
90
Lowest score by Trusted Reviews
80

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20

Expert reviews [36]

95
Total expert reviews: 36
  • with a score: 14
  • without a score: 22
Highest score by Digital Camera World
100
Average score based on 36 reviews
95
Lowest score by samhurdphotography.com
90

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
From Seller:
  • FULL-FRAME CMOS SENSOR: 24.2 effective megapixels (approx.) lets you capture sharp, detailed images even in low-light conditions indoors and outdoors (compatible with Dual Pixel CMOS AF).
  • DIGIC X IMAGE PROCESSOR: Enhances digital camera performance and processes, including image stabilization, image processing, and video functionality, for sharp, high-resolution images and video with minimal noise or grain.
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From Seller:
  • Nikon designed back side illuminated (BSI) full frame image sensor with no optical low pass filter
  • 45.7 megapixels of extraordinary resolution, outstanding dynamic range and virtually no risk of moiré
  • Up to 9 fps1 continuous shooting at full resolution with full AF performance
  • Read more
From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0013803348910
UPC Numbers: 013803348910
Model Numbers: 5666C002
EAN Numbers: 0018208015856, 0018208954117
UPC Numbers: 018208015856, 018208954117
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Nikon D850 is a popular and one of the most expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling digital cameras and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Sony a7 IV or Fujifilm X-H2S .

Nikon D850 is $1841.95 more expensive than an average digital camera ($655).

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