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Canon 6D Mark II Announced - Press Release, Major Specs and Samples

Canon 6D Mark II announced

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Canon finally announced the long awaited Canon 6D mark II camera today.  If you look at the Core specification of the camera then for sure it is a excellent tool for worldwide shooters.

The camera features a 26.2 megapixel full frame sensor featuring dual pixel CMOS AF Technology inside.  The new sensor and image processor allow massive ISO range, the ISO Range of the camera starts from ISO 50 and goes up to 102400.

The standard ISO range of the camera is from 100 to 40000. . which is really impressive compared to 6D.  And other entry level FF DSLR perecent at the moment.

Canon 6D Mark II camera can capture 6.5 frames of continuous shots  at full resolution while using viewfinder and fixed AF points. The continuous shooting speed of the camera reduces to 4 frames per second when you are using continuous autofocusing (AF servo) as well as live view display of the camera.


The video section of the camera isn’t so impressive. Even in 2017 and $2k price tag.  the camera still record full HD videos @ 60 frame / sec. Video recording of the camera Does get support of dual pixel CMOS autofocusing Technology so you don’t have to worry about the focusing while recording a video or shooting a still.  Canon also introduced 5 Axis electronic video stabilization but at the end you have to get some better image stabilized lenses to get perfect output.

The camera also have built in WiFi Bluetooth and GPS connectivity,  unlike its predecessor the camera is really advance in connectivity side.

Canon 6D Mark II back image

One of the biggest improvement we can notice is the introduction of vari-angle display screen on Canon FF DSLR camera.  The 3”  led display screen of Canon 6D Mark II also allow touch functionality,  so you can just  touch and shoot your subject,  by just tapping on screen.

HDR Video in Canon 6D Mark II


At the end the Canon 6D Mark II camera support single  slot card which may be painful for many professional photographers around the globe, they do prefer a professional solution with dual card slots.  the camera body weight more than half kg and its size is approximately same as its predecessor it doesn’t change.

Overall  Canon 6D Mark II camera is excellent camera and it does  have major upgrade compared to its predecessor.

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Press Release


EOS 6D Mark II and EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR Cameras Provide Photographers with Improved Features over Predecessors

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 29, 2017 – In celebration of the innovation behind today’s generation of high-quality digital SLR cameras on National Camera Day, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce the new EOS 6D Mark II and EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR cameras designed for advanced-amateur and entry-level photographers, respectively. The EOS 6D Mark II camera is ideal for budding photographers looking to take their creative DSLR photography skills to the next level by shooting with a Full-frame CMOS sensor DSLR camera to capture beautiful high-quality portraits and striking landscapes, even in low-light situations. The EOS Rebel SL2 is a small, light, and compact camera with high-performance capability that allows users to get creative when capturing their special family moments or travel experiences.

“It seems fitting that today, a day set aside to commemorate the invention of a tool that forever changed how we view the world, we introduce two new DSLR cameras to the Canon family,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A. “In an industry where choices are abundant, providing consumers with the photographic tools that match their developing skill levels as they continue to embrace their passion for photography is a long-standing goal of Canon and stands at the core of our research and development. The new EOS 6D Mark II and EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR cameras are the result of Canon’s dedication to providing a wide range of camera choices for photographers of all skill levels, whether it’s someone taking their first picture or video with a DSLR camera or those looking to make the jump to a Full-Frame sensor camera.”

“After just one day in Yellowstone National Park with the EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera, it was clear that the camera is greatly improved over its predecessor,” said acclaimed nature photographer and Canon Explorer of Light Adam Jones. “ Landscape and nature photographers will be very happy. The new and improved autofocus is way ahead of the previous generation and performed extremely well, even in very low-light situations.”

EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera

Designed with enthusiast photographers in mind, Canon’s popular and versatile EOS 6D DSLR camera historically served to bridge the gap between Canon’s higher-end APS-C DLSRs and Full-Frame DSLR cameras. The EOS 6D Mark II DSLR camera features several enhancements over its predecessor model, and its benefits include:

  • 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

EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR Camera

Stepping up from a smartphone or point-and-shoot camera for photography can be intimidating. With the introduction of the new EOS Rebel SL2, a powerful, small, and lightweight DSLR camera, Canon hopes to alleviate some of those concerns for first-time DSLR users.

This small yet powerful camera features the world’s fastest AF speed* at 0.03 seconds, allowing for quick focusing on subjects in the frame. When designing the new EOS Rebel SL2 camera, Canon took into consideration feedback from entry-level photographers who expressed interest in learning how to go beyond a camera’s program mode. The result was the creation of a convenient new user interface called Feature Assistant. With the EOS Rebel SL2 camera, users will be able to see on the camera’s Vari-angle Touch Screen how switching modes on the mode dial or tweaking camera settings like aperture and exposure compensation can alter the image they are about to capture, thus guiding photographers on their way to capturing more compelling images, such as ones with a shallow depth-of-field or being able to give moving subjects a frozen or flowing look.

The EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR camera features several other enhancements over its predecessor model, the EOS Rebel SL1, including:

  • 24.2 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) Sensor
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • 3.0-inch Vari-Angle LCD Touch-Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi®2, NFC3 and Bluetooth®4 Technology
  • Full HD 60p & External Microphone Input
  • DIGIC 7 Image Processor, ISO 100-25600
  • Optical Viewfinder with a 9-point AF System
  • Feature Assistant
  • Small and Lightweight Body

Pricing and Availability

The EOS 6D Mark II DSLR camera is scheduled to be available in late July 2017 for an estimated retail price of $1,999.00 for body only, $3,099.00 with the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM II lens and $2,599.00 with the Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 STM lens**. In addition the EOS Rebel SL2 is scheduled to be available in late July 2017 for a retail price of $549.99 for body only and $699.99 with the Canon EF-S 18-55m f/4-5.6 IS STM lens**. For more information please visit

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1 comment to Canon 6D Mark II Announced – Press Release, Major Specs and Samples

  • Yves Cazelais

    Doesn’t seem to be what we may have been expecting, at least me! My 80D will do the job for a few more years! New shutter after about 200 000 click in sport photography, came back from Canon as a new! One major drawback of the 6DmII is that the focusing points are the same than in the 80D, so, not to scale with a FF! I could not believe it!

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