Canon’s new 6D Mark II appears to be like like an ideal replace for its entry-level full-frame digicam
Canon has a brand new model of the 6D, its entry-level full-frame DSLR. The 6D debuted in 2012, and I bought one of many very first off the road — 5 years later, it’s nonetheless a terrific DSLR that in some methods matches my 5D Mark IV. Now, Canon has a brand new 6D Mark II, and it appears to be like like an ideal worth for folks seeking to improve from their unique 6D, or get into full-frame images for the primary time.
The 6D Mark II features a 26.2 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, a 45-point all cross-type autofocus system (which is possibly its greatest improve versus the unique, relying in your capturing wants), Canon’s Duel Pixel CMOS AF system and 1080p 60p video capturing capabilities. The digicam additionally homes a DIGIC 7 Picture Processor with ISO vary of 100 to 40,000, and it features a vari-angle articulating touchscreen show for the primary time within the 6D lineup.
That articulating show is one other huge promoting level; it’s not one thing you’ll discover on Canon’s top-end full-frame DSLRs, and it may be an enormous assist when attempting to seize distinctive angles for road images or marriage ceremony shoots. It’s additionally useful for video, however that’s the one space the place the 6D Mark II doubtless isn’t going to win any awards — a lot of its opponents on the market supply 4K seize, quite than maxing out at FHD decision.
Excessive-speed steady capturing is bumped as much as 6.5 fps, nonetheless, and the dust- and waterproof digicam additionally has built-in Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth and GPS. It ought to arrive in August, based mostly on pre-order estimates.
For nonetheless photographers at the very least, and sure for a lot of fanatics who additionally shoot the occasional video, this appears to be like like a profitable combo. After all, the market’s modified lots since 2012; sturdy choices can be found within the $2,000 value vary the Canon 6D Mark II occupies, together with Fuji’s X-T2 and Sony’s mirrorless line. Nonetheless, at $1,999 for the physique by itself, and given Canon’s repute on the subject of picture high quality, this appears to be like like a really sturdy providing.