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Canon EOS R6 Mirrorless Camera

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Canon EOS R6 Mirrorless Camera
Key Features
  • 20MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC X Image Processor
  • 4K60p and FHD 120p 10-Bit Internal Video
  • Sensor-Shift 5-Axis Image Stabilization
Delivering incredible performance at speeds of up to 12 fps, the EOS R6 camera can capture the split-second details between a subject's movements. This is great for dynamic action photos such as athletes, animals or vehicles in motion. or silent 20 fps with an electronic shutter, is ideal for working with moving subjects.
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Canon R6 Overview

Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera for Photographers and Video Content Creators

Delivering incredible performance at speeds of up to 12 fps, the EOS R6 camera can capture the split-second details between a subject's movements. This is great for dynamic action photos such as athletes, animals or vehicles in motion. or silent 20 fps with an electronic shutter, is ideal for working with moving subjects.

20MP Full-Frame Sensor and DIGIC X Processor

Built around a revised 20MP full-frame CMOS sensor, the EOS R6 offers modest resolution to complement a more manageable workflow, especially for those working with the web and small print forms as their final output. This sensor is paired with a fine-tuned DIGIC X image processor, which enables impressive stills and video capabilities, along with sensitivity from ISO 100-102400, which can be expanded up to ISO 204800.

4K60 and Full HD 120 Video Recording

Beyond stills, the 20MP sensor also affords UHD 4K video recording at up to 60 fps, along with Full HD at 120 fps for slow-motion playback. Both formats can be recorded internally at 4:2:2 10-bit and both Canon Log and HDR-PQ are supported for greater control over color rendering, and to suit high dynamic range output. Additionally, Dual Pixel CMOS AF is supported for all recording settings and external recording, via the HDMI port, enables clean 4K output to an optional external recorded.

Dual Pixel CMOS AF II

An updated Dual Pixel CMOS AF II features 1053 selectable focusing points, which cover approximately 100% of the image frame for wide and even coverage. This focusing system offers smooth and fast focusing performance in a similar manner to how a camcorder acquires focus. This system integrates two separate photodiodes within each pixel to provide a broad and dense network of phase-detection gathering elements across a majority of the image sensor to reduce focus hunting for faster, more direct control of focus placement. When working with still imagery, this focusing system works to acquire focus quickly and accurately, making it ideally suited to shooting and tracking moving subjects so that critical focus is attained with each shot. When shooting video, a Movie Servo AF mode offers smooth and natural focusing when changing from different subjects or different distances within the scene, as well as the ability to specify tracking sensitivity, AF speed, and Face Tracking priority. Benefited by the Touch AF system, rack focus is possible simply by touching elements within the scene on the touchscreen in order to change focus in an intuitive manner. Subject tracking in movies is also heightened due to the Dual Pixel CMOS AF system's ability to recognize subjects and maintain focus when working within changing or cluttered scenery.

Subject tracking has also been benefitted through the use of Deep Learning technology, which helps to gradually refine the focusing system's ability to quickly and accurately recognize both people and animal subjects. This technology also supports the more refined eye, face, and head detection functions, for both people and animals.

Sensor-Shift Image Stabilizer

A first for EOS cameras, the R6 incorporates five-axis sensor-shift image stabilization that compensates for up to an impressive eight stops of camera shake for truly effective compensation of camera shake to suit handheld shooting with slower shutter speeds. This stabilization system also works in concert with lens-based optical image stabilization for both native RF lenses and adapted EF lenses.

Body Design

  • High-resolution 3.69m-dot 0.5" electronic viewfinder provides a bright and detailed means for eye-level viewing and the quick 120 fps refresh rate offers natural motion rendering for a more realistic viewfinder experience.
  • Rear 3.0" 1.62m-dot LCD touchscreen features a vari-angle design that benefits front-facing recording, such as for vlogging needs, as well as working from high and low shooting angles.
  • Refined body design incorporates four distinct control dials across the body for intuitive tactile control and a joystick controller is used on the back of the camera for fast and intuitive focus point selection and menu navigation.

Dual Storage Card Slots and Wireless Connectivity

  • Dual SD UHS-II memory card slots are featured for flexible storage needs.
  • 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi is available for fast file transferring to a mobile device and Bluetooth is present to provide constant device connection via the Canon Camera Connect app.
  • A 3.5mm headphone port and separate 3.5mm external microphone port are featured for improved audio monitoring and recording capabilities.

Impressive Durability

  • Comfortable and solid in the hand, the EOS R6's exterior is made of lightweight and rigid polycarbonate resin, while the internal structure is mainly made of magnesium alloy that enhances body durability while shielding the camera from electromagnetic radiation and heat. It also has a tempered front panel for internal rigidity
  • Durable, weather-sealed body design is built to handle tough working conditions and inclement weather. Sealing materials are used in critical areas like the buttons, terminal covers, the battery compartment and the card slot cover. Precise design and construction help to minimize accidental penetration of dust and moisture in the rest of the camera body.

Firmware Version 1.5.1, Released Feb 2022

  • Fixes an issue that in rare instances, may cause the camera to become inoperable when shooting in the Servo AF setting while operating the AF-ON button.

Canon R6 Specs

Imaging
Lens MountCanon RF
Sensor ResolutionActual: 21.4 Megapixel
Effective: 20.1 Megapixel (5472 x 3648)
Sensor Type36 x 24 mm (Full-Frame) CMOS
Image StabilizationSensor-Shift, 5-Axis
Built-In ND FilterNone
Capture TypeStills & Video
Exposure Control
Shutter TypeElectronic Shutter, Mechanical Focal Plane Shutter
Shutter SpeedMechanical Shutter
1/8000 to 30 Seconds
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter
1/8000 to 30 Seconds
Electronic Shutter
1/8000 to 0.5 Seconds
Bulb/Time ModeBulb Mode
ISO SensitivityPhoto
100 to 102,400 in Auto Mode (Extended: 100 to 204,800)
Video
100 to 25,600 (Extended: 100 to 204,800)
Metering MethodCenter-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Partial, Spot
Exposure ModesAperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation-3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Metering Range-3 to 20 EV
White BalancePresets: Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (White), Shade, Tungsten
Continuous ShootingMechanical Shutter
Up to 12 fps at 20 MP for up to 1000 Frames (JPEG) / 240 Frames (Raw)
Electronic Shutter
Up to 20 fps at 20 MP for up to 1000 Frames (JPEG) / 240 Frames (Raw)
Interval RecordingYes
Self-Timer2/10-Second Delay
Still Image Capture
Image Sizes3:2 Raw
5472 x 3648
3:2 JPEG
5472 x 3648
3648 x 2432
2736 x 1824
2400 x 1600
4:3 JPEG
4864 x 3648
3248 x 2432
2432 x 1824
2112 x 1600
16:9 JPEG
5472 x 3072
3648 x 2048
2736 x 1536
2400 x 1344
1:1 JPEG
3648 x 3648
2432 x 2432
1824 x 1824
1600 x 1600
Aspect Ratio1:1, 4:3, 16:9
Image File FormatHEIF, JPEG, Raw
Bit Depth14-Bit
Internal Video Capture
Recording ModesH.265 4:2:2 10-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98p/29.97p/59.94p [170 to 340 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.98p/29.97p/59.94p/119.88p [28 to 180 Mb/s]
H.264 4:2:0 8-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98p/29.97p/59.94p [120 to 230 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.98p/29.97p/59.94p/119.88p [12 to 120 Mb/s]
Gamma CurveCanon Log
Recording LimitUp to 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds
Broadcast OutputNTSC/PAL
Built-In Microphone TypeStereo
Audio Recording AAC Audio
LPCM Audio
External Video Capture
External Recording Modes4:2:2 10-Bit via HDMI
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) up to 59.94p
IP StreamingNone
Interface
Media/Memory Card SlotDual Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
Video I/O1 x Micro-HDMI Output
Audio I/O1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Headphone Output
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Microphone Input
Power I/O1 x USB Type-C Input/Output
Other I/O1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.2 / 3.1 Gen 1) Data Input/Output (Shared with Power Input)
1 x Canon E3 (2.5 mm Sub-Mini) Input
WirelessWi-Fi, Bluetooth
Global Positioning (GPS, GLONASS, etc.)None
Monitor
Size3.0"
Resolution1,620,000 Dot
Display TypeFree-Angle Tilting Touchscreen LCD
Viewfinder
TypeBuilt-In Electronic (OLED)
Size0.5"
Resolution3,690,000 Dot
Eye Point23 mm
Coverage100%
MagnificationApprox. 0.76x
Diopter Adjustment-4 to +2
Focus
Focus TypeAuto and Manual Focus
Focus ModeContinuous-Servo AF, Manual Focus, Single-Servo AF
Autofocus PointsPhase Detection: 1053
Autofocus Sensitivity-6.5 to +20 EV
Flash
Built-In FlashNo
Maximum Sync Speed1/250 Second
Flash Compensation-3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Dedicated Flash SystemeTTL
External Flash ConnectionHot Shoe
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Operating Humidity0 to 85%
General
Battery Type1 x LP-E6NH Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Tripod Mounting Thread1 x 1/4"-20 Female (Bottom)
Accessory Mount1 x Hot Shoe Mount
Material of ConstructionMagnesium Alloy, Polycarbonate
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.43 x 3.84 x 3.48" / 138 x 97.5 x 88.4 mm
Weight1.5 lb / 680 g (With Battery, Recording Media)
Packaging Info
Package Weight3 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11 x 8.9 x 5.9"

Canon R6 Reviews

IM LOVING THIS CAMERA

By Gabriel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-09

I bought this with the Canon RF 50mm f/1.2 L USM Lens and they are an absolute dynamic duo. One downfall is the accessibilities for the video while shooting as far as adjusting exposure, f stop, etc. other than that, my stills come out crystal clear and with better detail than any of my other DSLR. As expected, it rocks in low light as well.

Great camera, fair price

By William
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-23

The R6 is a very capable and affordable camera. The 24-105 is a great all-around lens when you need to be ready for a variety of scenarios.

I wish I had bought it earlier.

By yahalom
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-20

I watched many reviews, and 3rd party sites before making a decision to buy. Once I test shot it for a client, I was convinced. This camera has many features to make your session easy as possible. I would say it is worth every dime. Quality images are produced with this camera, especially if paired with the fundamentals.

EOS R6

By Ron
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-18

Much more than i need right now, But glad to have it

Outstanding !!

By Maynard
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-16

Was curious to see the quality of the pictures when using a non-RF lens and was very pleased with the results. Highly recommended

Paradigm Shift

By Alex
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-15

Nothing short of a total paradigm shift for professional cameras. There is absolutely nothing that a DSLR does better than this camera. Autofocus is nothing short of mind blowing, shutter response is crisp and shockingly quiet, and the new control interface is nicely reminiscent of Canon's DSLRs while adding fantastic new functionality taking advantage of the better screens and touch capabilities. This is the easiest camera to shoot with I have ever used, while also nailing focus on almost every shot, and image quality is excellent.

Canon EOS R6 Review

By Susanne
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-01

The camera worked exactly as expected and I am happy with the quality! I have the R5 and I was not disappointed at all in how the R6 matched up. I have already done a shoot with the R6 and was very happy with the results!

Best Camera I've ever owned

By Erick
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-24

The focus is fast and reliable. Quality is great! Button layout is phenomenal and build quality is perfect. Can't find anything to complain about the camera. Maybe the only thing I'm missing is extra megapixels. If you're planning on cropping your photos a lot, the R6 is probably not for you. But other than that, you'll be happy!

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