Canon EOS 6D Mark II

The Mark II up­grades are so sig­nif­i­cant that the pre­vi­ous model was gone in a flash, but now the 6D is a se­ri­ous full-35mm D-SLR con­tender for the more bud­get-con­scious.



Con­struc­tion: Poly­car­bon­ate bodyshell over stain­less steel chas­sis, some seal­ing against dust and mois­ture. Lens Mount: Canon EF. Sen­sor Type/Size: CMOS, 35.9x24.0 mm. To­tal Pix­els: 27.1 mil­lion (max­i­mum im­age size = 6240x4160 pix­els). Fo­cal Length Con­ver­sion Fac­tor: None. Stor­age Medium: SD/SDHC/SDXC mem­ory card with UHS-I sup­port. Data Com­pres­sion: Two JPEG lev­els on four res­o­lu­tion set­tings, and 14-bit loss­less on RAW data. RAW+JPEG, medium RAW (mRAW) and small RAW (sRAW) cap­ture. ISO Range: 100-25,600 (ex­tend­able to ISO 50, 51,200 and 102,400). Bu er Mem­ory: Up to 150 frames JPEG/large/fine or 21 RAW. Max­i­mum Frame Rate: 6.5 per sec­ond. Video Record­ing: Full HD at 1920x1080 pix­els, 50 or 25 fps (pro­gres­sive scan) and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio. HD at 1280x720 pix­els, 50 or 25 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio. MOV or MP4 for­mats with MPEG-4 AVC/H .264 com­pres­sion and Stan­dard/Light IPB. Stereo sound record­ing with auto/man­ual ad­justable lev­els, at­ten­u­a­tor and wind noise fil­ter. Stereo au­dio in­put. Aut­o­fo­cus­ing: 45 points with auto/man­ual se­lec­tion, ad­justable auto track­ing and face de­tec­tion. All cross-type ar­rays. Me­ter­ing: 7560 pix­els ‘RGB+IR’ sen­sor with 63zone multi-pat­tern eval­u­a­tive, se­lec­tive area, spot, cen­tre-weighted av­er­age and E-TTL II auto flash. Ex­po­sure Modes: Pro­gram (with shift), aper­ture/ shut­ter-pri­or­ity auto, man­ual, ‘Cre­ative Auto’ and ‘Scene In­tel­li­gent Auto’. Twelve sub­ject/scene pro­grams with auto se­lec­tion. Shut­ter: Elec­tronic ver­ti­cal travel fo­cal plane type, 30-1/4000 sec­ond plus ‘B’, flash sync up to 1/180 sec­ond. White Bal­ance: Auto (am­bi­ence/white pri­or­ity), six pre­sets, one cus­tom pre­set, cor­rec­tion (blueto-am­ber and/or ma­genta-to-green), auto brack­et­ing and man­ual colour tem­per­a­ture set­ting. Power Source: Recharge­able lithium-ion bat­tery pack. Op­tional BG-E21 bat­tery grip holds two LP-E6N/E6 types. Fea­tures: Live view func­tions (with phasede­tec­tion AF and 315-zone me­ter­ing), sen­sor clean­ing, 7.7 cm LCD mon­i­tor (1.04 megadots) ad­justable for tilt/swing and with touch con­trols, ‘ Touch Shut­ter’ con­trol, real-time his­togram in live view, high­light warn­ing, ‘Fi­nal Im­age Sim­u­la­tion’ pre­view, sRGB or Adobe RGB colour spa­ces, eight ‘Picture Style’ pre­sets (Auto, Stan­dard, Por­trait, Land­scape, Fine De­tail, Neu­tral, Faith­ful and Monochrome), three user-de­fin­able ‘Picture Styles’, ad­justable ‘Picture Style’ pa­ram­e­ters (Sharp­ness – Strength, Fine­ness and Thresh­old; Con­trast, Sat­u­ra­tion and Colour Tone), B&W con­trast fil­ter ef­fects ( Yel­low, Or­ange, Red, Green), B&W ton­ing ef­fects (Sepia, Blue, Pur­ple, Green), nine ‘Am­bi­ence’ picture set­tings (avail­able in the Cre­ative Auto and sub­ject modes), long ex­po­sure noise re­duc­tion (Auto, On, Off ), high ISO noise re­duc­tion (Off, Stan­dard, Low, High, Multi Shot), ‘High­light Tone Pri­or­ity’ pro­cess­ing for dy­namic range ex­pan­sion (En­able, Dis­able), ‘Auto Light­ing Op­ti­miser’ pro­cess­ing for ex­po­sure/con­trast (Dis­able, Low, Stan­dard, High), in-cam­era lens cor­rec­tions (Pe­riph­eral Il­lu­mi­na­tion, Chro­matic Ab­ber­a­tion, Dis­tor­tion Cor­rec­tion, Diffrac­tion Cor­rec­tion), mul­ti­ple ex­po­sure fa­cil­ity (up to nine with auto ex­po­sure ad­just­ment), multi-shot HDR cap­ture with auto align (Auto, +/-1.0, +/-2.0, +/-3.0 EV), in­ter­val­ome­ter, guide grid (viewfinder), live view and re­play grid dis­plays (3x3, 6x4, 3x3 plus di­ag­o­nals), auto flicker de­tec­tion, dual-axis elec­tronic level dis­play, ‘Quick Con­trol’ screen (with touch con­trol), cus­tomised ‘My Menu’ set-up, auto im­age ro­ta­tion, 4/9/36/100 thumb­nail dis­plays, zoom play­back (up to 10x), in­sert copy­right in­for­ma­tion, ‘Pho­to­book Setup’, slide show (with ad­justable im­age dis­play time, tran­si­tion ef­fects and back­ground mu­sic), im­age rat­ing (one to five stars), play­back his­togram dis­plays (bright­ness and RGB), im­age search modes, WiFi with NFC and Blue­tooth LE con­nec­tiv­ity, built-in GPS re­ceiver, Pic­tBridge and DPOF sup­port.

$2499 body only. $2899 with EF 24-105mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM zoom. Es­ti­mated av­er­age street prices.

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