Canon EOS M6 Review

Overall Score

73

Main Features

  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic (optional) Viewfinder
  • 9 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 112 x 68 x 45 mm, 390g.
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  • Replaced: EOS M3

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Canon EOS M6 Overview


First introduced in February, 2017, Canon EOS M6 is a 24 MP Mirrorless with a APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Canon replaced the older Canon M3 with EOS M6. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon M6 with Canon M3


Canon M6 comes with a 22.3 x 14.9 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 26.82 mm (1.05").

- Full Frame
- Canon EOS M6

Sensor resolution of Canon M6 ~ 6000 x 4000 pixels.

Canon M6 has Crop Factor: 1.61

The sensor has a surface area of 332.3 mm².

There are approximate 24,000,000 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Canon M6 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Canon EOS M200 Canon M200 2019 24MP 100 - 25600 299g 108 x 67 x 35mm
Canon EOS M6 Mark II Canon M6 MII 2019 33MP 100 - 25600 408g 120 x 70 x 49mm
Canon EOS M50 Canon M50 2018 24MP 100 - 25600 390g 116 x 88 x 59mm
Canon EOS M100 Canon M100 2017 24MP 100 - 25600 302g 108 x 67 x 35mm
Canon EOS M6 Canon M6 2017 24MP 100 - 25600 390g 112 x 68 x 45mm

Proc and Cons of Canon M6


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon EOS M6 with competitors in semi-pro mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
NFC Connectivity
Touch Screen
AF Face Detection
24MP High Resolution Sensor
1040k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
390g Light Body
Timelapse Recording
±3 AE Bracketing Range
Selfie Friendly Screen
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Bluetooth Connectivity
Tilting Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
25600 Max Native ISO
9.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
UHS-1 Memory Card Support
Microphone Port
49 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No Image Stabilization
Low Battery Life: 295 shots
Type Scores

Canon EOS M6 has an Overall Score of 73/100 and ranked #68 out of 195 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #127 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Canon M6 Scores
Imaging score
60
Features score
73
Value for money score
87
Portability score
90
Overall score
73
Average Scores in Semi-Pro Mirrorless
Imaging Score
53
Features Score
69
Value For Money Score
76
Portability Score
83
Overall score
67

Physical Dimensions of Canon M6


Canon EOS M6 weighs 390g and has external dimensions of 112 x 68 x 45mm (4.41 x 2.68 x 1.77"). Considering that the average weight of Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras is 444g, Canon M6 is 54 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Canon M6 is less by 14mm more than the average length in Semi-Pro Mirrorless.

Weight Comparison
Semi-Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Canon M6
390g
Average weight
444g
Min weight
140g
Max weight
635g

Thickness Comparison
Semi-Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Canon M6
45mm
Average Thickness
54mm
Min Thickness
33mm
Max Thickness
93mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon EOS M6 with the dimensions:

Canon EOS M6

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight EOS M6 Dimensions EOS M6
Canon EOS M5 Canon M5 427 g 390 g 116 x 89 x 61 mm 112 x 68 x 45 mm
Canon EOS M3 Canon M3 366 g 390 g 111 x 68 x 44 mm 112 x 68 x 45 mm
Sony Alpha a6000 Sony A6000 344 g 390 g 120 x 67 x 45 mm 112 x 68 x 45 mm
Canon EOS M50 Canon M50 390 g 390 g 116 x 88 x 59 mm 112 x 68 x 45 mm
Canon EOS M100 Canon M100 302 g 390 g 108 x 67 x 35 mm 112 x 68 x 45 mm
Sony Alpha a6300 Sony A6300 404 g 390 g 120 x 67 x 49 mm 112 x 68 x 45 mm
Sony Alpha a6500 Sony A6500 453 g 390 g 120 x 67 x 53 mm 112 x 68 x 45 mm
Fujifilm X-T20 Fujifilm X-T20 383 g 390 g 118 x 83 x 41 mm 112 x 68 x 45 mm

Specifications of Canon EOS M6


General
Brand Canon
Model EOS M6
Announced February, 2017
Body Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Canon EF-M
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.6
Number of Lenses 20
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic (optional)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
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 49
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 9.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.00
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 22.3 x 14.9 mm
Sensor Area 332.3 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 25600
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
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 None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 295 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 390 g
Physical Dimensions 112 x 68 x 45 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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