Canon EOS 6D Mark II Review

Overall Score

80

Main Features

  • 26 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 6 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • 144 x 111 x 75 mm, 765g.
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  • Replaced: EOS 6D

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Canon EOS 6D Mark II Overview


First introduced in June, 2017, Canon EOS 6D Mark II is a 26 MP DSLR with a Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Canon replaced the older Canon 6D with EOS 6D Mark II. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon 6D MII with Canon 6D


Canon 6D MII comes with a Full Frame sensor - 35.9 x 24 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 43.18 mm

- Full Frame, approximate the actual size shown above

Sensor resolution of Canon 6D MII ~ 6244 x 4163 pixels.

Canon 6D MII has Crop Factor: 1.0

The sensor has a surface area of 861.6 mm².

There are approximate 25,993,772 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Canon 6D MII


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon EOS 6D Mark II with competitors in semi-pro dslr cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
NFC Connectivity
Touch Screen
Optical Viewfinder
RAW Support
40000 Max Native ISO
6.5 fps Continuous Shooting
Long Battery Life: 1200 shots
Manual Exposure Mode
Microphone Port
Timelapse Recording
45 Cross Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Focus Bracketing
Bluetooth Connectivity
Articulating Screen
External Flash
AF Face Detection
26MP High Resolution Sensor
1040k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Focus
UHS-I Memory Card Support
Environmental Sealing
45 Focus Points
5 AE Bracketing Range
Selfie Friendly Screen
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Articulating Screen
Weight: 765g
No Image Stabilization
Type Scores

Canon EOS 6D Mark II has an Overall Score of 80/100 and ranked #17 out of 205 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #49 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Canon 6D MII Scores
Imaging score
75
Features score
80
Value for money score
92
Portability score
71
Overall score
80
Average Scores in Semi-Pro DSLR
Imaging Score
55
Features Score
58
Value For Money Score
73
Portability Score
70
Overall score
61

Physical Dimensions of Canon 6D MII


Canon EOS 6D Mark II weighs 765g and has external dimensions of 144 x 111 x 75mm (5.67 x 4.37 x 2.95"). Considering that the average weight of Semi-Pro DSLR cameras is 783g, Canon 6D MII is 18 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Canon 6D MII
765g
Average weight
783g
Min weight
479g
Max weight
1074g

Thickness Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Canon 6D MII
75mm
Average Thickness
75mm
Min Thickness
64mm
Max Thickness
86mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon EOS 6D Mark II with the dimensions:

Canon EOS 6D Mark II

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight EOS 6D Mark II Dimensions EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS 80D Canon 80D 730 g 765 g 139 x 105 x 79 mm 144 x 111 x 75 mm
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon 5D MIII 950 g 765 g 152 x 116 x 76 mm 144 x 111 x 75 mm
Nikon D750 Nikon D750 840 g 765 g 141 x 113 x 78 mm 144 x 111 x 75 mm
Canon EOS 6D Canon 6D 770 g 765 g 145 x 111 x 71 mm 144 x 111 x 75 mm
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Canon 5D MIV 890 g 765 g 151 x 116 x 76 mm 144 x 111 x 75 mm
Sony Alpha A7 II Sony A7 II 599 g 765 g 127 x 96 x 60 mm 144 x 111 x 75 mm
Canon EOS 7D Mark II Canon 7D MII 910 g 765 g 149 x 112 x 78 mm 144 x 111 x 75 mm
Sony Alpha A7 III Sony A7 III 650 g 765 g 127 x 96 x 74 mm 144 x 111 x 75 mm

Specifications of Canon EOS 6D Mark II


General
Brand Canon
Model EOS 6D Mark II
Announced June, 2017
Body Type Mid-size SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Canon EF
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1
Number of Lenses 272
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Articulated
Screen Resolution 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 98%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.71
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 45
Number of Cross Focus Points 45
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 6.5 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes no built-in flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 35.9 x 24 mm
Sensor Area 861.6 mm²
Sensor Resolution 26 MP
Max Image Resolution 6240 x 4160
Max Native ISO 40000
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 102400
Min Boosted ISO 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 1200 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model LP-E6N
Physical
Weight 765 g
Physical Dimensions 144 x 111 x 75 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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