Canon 6D Mark II officially announced and ready for preorders

Jun 29, 2017

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Canon 6D Mark II officially announced and ready for preorders

Jun 29, 2017

Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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We’ve already learned or speculated a lot about the new Canon 6D Mark II, and now it’s officially out. Canon has released their latest full-frame camera, which brings full-frame camera accessible to a wider number of users. It’s an improved version of its predecessor 6D, and it’s aimed at a wide range of shooters – from those looking for their first full-frame camera to more experienced full-frame users.

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According to Canon, this camera was designed particularly with the enthusiast photographers in mind. As I mentioned, it’s a new and improved version of the 6D, and these are some of the benefits over the older model:

  • 26.2 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor
  • Optical Viewfinder with a 45-point All Cross-type AF System1
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Phase-detection & Full HD 60p
  • DIGIC 7 Image Processor, ISO 100-40000
  • Vari-angle Touch Screen, 3.0-inch LCD
  • Built-in Wi-Fi®2, NFC3, Bluetooth®4 and GPS technology
  • High-speed Continuous Shooting at up to 6.5 fps
  • Dust- & Water-resistant

These are some of the specs, and we already covered some of the leaked ones in our previous articles. But now, at last, here’s the full and official specs list:

Imaging
Lens Mount Canon EF
Camera Format Full-Frame (1.0x Crop Factor)
Pixels 26.2 Megapixel
Max Resolution Not specified by manufacturer
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Sensor Type / Size CMOS, 36 x 24 mm
File Formats Still Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: MOV, MP4, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio: AAC, Linear PCM (Stereo)
Bit Depth 14-Bit
Dust Reduction System Yes
Memory Card Type SDXC
SDHC
SD
Image Stabilization Digital, 5-Way
Focus Control
Focus Type Auto & Manual
Focus Mode Continuous-Servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M), Single-servo AF (S)
Autofocus Points Phase Detection: 45 (45 Cross-Type)
Viewfinder/Display
Viewfinder Type Optical
Viewfinder Eye Point 21.00 mm
Viewfinder Coverage 98%
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.71x
Diopter Adjustment -3 to +1 m
Display Screen 3″  Swivel Touchscreen LCD
Screen Coverage 100%
Diagonal Angle of View 170.0°
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100-40000 (Extended Mode: 50-102400)
Shutter Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 30 – 1/4000 Second , Bulb Mode
Remote Control TC-80N3, RS-80N3 (Optional)
Mirror Lock-Up Yes
Metering Method Evaluative Metering, Partial Metering, Spot Metering
Exposure Modes Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority
Continuous Shooting Up to 6.5 fps at 26.2 MP
White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten
Flash
Built-in Flash No
Max Sync Speed Mechanical Shutter:1 / 180 Second
Flash Compensation -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
Dedicated Flash System eTTL
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
AV Recording
Video Recording Yes
File Size 1920 x 1080p (Full HD)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Frame Rate @ 1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 30 fps, 24 fps
Exposure Control Auto: Shutter Speed, Aperture, ISO
Manual: Shutter Speed, Aperture, ISO
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100 – 25600
Exposure Compensation -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Focus Auto
Manual
Continuous Auto
Max Video Clip Length 1920 x 1080: 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds
Audio Recording Built-In Mic: With Video
Optional External Mic: With Video
Performance
Self Timer 10 Seconds, 2 Seconds
Interval Recording Yes
Connectivity 1/8″ Microphone, Canon N3, HDMI C (Mini), USB 2.0
Wi-Fi Capable Yes
Power
Battery 1 x LP-E6N Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.2 VDC, 1865 mAh
AC Power Adapter ACK-E6 (Optional)
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Humidity: 0 – 85%
Physical
Dimensions (WxHxD) Not specified by manufacturer
Weight Not specified by manufacturer

Canon 6D Mark II is available for preorders, and you can get it in three versions. You can order body only for $1999, the body with the 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens for $2,599.00, and the body with the 24-105mm f/4 kit lens for $3,099.00. As for the availability, you should wait just a little longer – you can preorder now, and the shipping starts in late July 2017.

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4 responses to “Canon 6D Mark II officially announced and ready for preorders”

  1. John Havord Avatar
    John Havord

    2 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor

    Hope that’s a typo :)

    1. Dunja0712 Avatar
      Dunja0712

      Haha good one! After all those announcements – Canon would be a major troll if they made a 2 MP sensor. :) I corrected it, thanks for pointing out.

  2. Dunja Đuđić Avatar
    Dunja Đuđić

    Corrected it, thanks for pointing out! :)

  3. Dieter Greven Avatar
    Dieter Greven

    Never.