Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

6D or 7D?


I've been happy with my 40D but I want to upgrade. Costco has a beautiful 7D kit on sales for around $1600.00. Does it have the 2.0 firmware? Or, should I wait for the 6D with the built in HDR?  I don't care about the video.


Thank you. It's going to make some interesting reading.

Get the 6D. It's a much better camera all around. I thought I'd keep my 7D but I realized I'd never use it and I sold it.

Thanks for the feedback. I pretty much have decided to go with the 6D. Just waiting for the post-Christmas sales. I'm sure the price will drop a little in the next 30 days.

Only if they have excess inventory. If they sell out, there will be no sales.


You may find that some authorized vendors have rebates for a couple hundred dollars right now (at least for the lens kit)... Might be worth looking around a bit.

Mail in Rebates? ROFL Get Free Shipping and an SD card from B&H and have a nice camera on Christmas Day as my idea. 

Adorama has the lens kit for $2,699; instant rebates. Not bad if you ask me.

6D is a total revolution for what Canon made so far.

We will see a lot more 6D features and look in every other new line of Canon single, double or quad X  -D lines of production.

Do yourself a great favor and buy 6D no mater how much is the price difference. You won't regret. 

Thanks everybody for the input. It's great to get answers from people who aren't selling the product. I'm definitely going for the 6D but I think it's going to be sooner than I thought!

Happy Holidays everyone and thanks again.

I got mine in time for Christmas.  I am loving the use of the higher ISO's with lower noise.  ISO 3200 looks much better to me than ISO 800 ever did on my T3i.


Canon 5d mk 4, Canon 6D, EF 70-200mm L f/2.8 IS mk2; EF 16-35 f/2.8 L mk. III; Sigma 35mm f/1.4 "Art" EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; EF 85mm f/1.8; EF 1.4x extender mk. 3; EF 24-105 f/4 L; EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS; 3x Phottix Mitros+ speedlites

Why do so many people say "FER-tographer"? Do they take "fertographs"?
08/18/2023: Canon EOS R5 C training series is released.

07/31/2023: New firmware updates are available.

CR-N700 - Version 1.2.0

CR-N500 - Version 1.3.0

CR-N300 - Version 1.3.0

CR-X300 - Version 1.1.0

06/30/2023: New firmware version is available for EOS-R5 C

05/31/2023: New firmware updates are available.

EOS R6 Mark II - Version 1.1.2

EOS R6 - Version 1.8.2

EOS R7 - Version 1.3.1

05/18/2023: New firmware updates are available.

EOS Rebel T100 - Version 1.1.0

EOS Rebel T7 - Version 1.2.0

EOS 5D Mark IV - Version 1.4.0

EOS 6D Mark II - Version 1.2.0

PowerShot Elph 360HS - Version

PowerShot SX420 IS - Version

PowerShot 620 HS - Version

PowerShot SX720 HS - Version

PowerShot G1X Mark III - Version

PowerShot G7X Mark II - Version

PowerShot G9X Mark II - Version


04/20/2023: New firmware version 1.4.1 is available for EOS R3

03/30/2023: New firmware updates are available.

EOS R5 - Version 1.8.1

EOS 1DX Mark III- Version 1.7.1

Speedlite EL-1 - Version 1.0.2

03/30/2023: Product Advisory for EF50 F1.2 L USM

03/30/2023: Product Advisory for EOS R10

02/24/2023: We've updated Share Your Photos

2/07/2023: New product announcements!

EOS R8 EOS R50RF-S55-210mm F5-7.1 IS STMRF24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STMRF15-30mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM
01/09/2023: Help ensure your autofocus is properly aligned with a Canon Precision Alignment
01/03/2023: Welcome to CES 2023!
12/08/2022: New firmware version is available for EOS C70
12/07/2022: New firmware version 1.7.0 is available for EOS R5