Canon EOS 6D Overview
|I own it||I want it||I had it|
The 20MP Canon EOS 6D is Canon's smallest, lightest and most affordable full-frame DSLR yet, aimed at enthusiast photographers. As well as a newly developed CMOS sensor the 6D features an 11-point autofocus system with a single cross-type point at the center of the array, which can achieve focus down to -3EV, which is little more than moonlight. The 6D becomes the company's first EOS model to include GPS and Wi-Fi built in, to make sharing images easier. It uses its large sensor to offer a native ISO range of 100-25,600, expandable to 50-102,400, and image quality across its ISO sensitivity span is excellent.
|Body type||Mid-size SLR|
|Max resolution||5472 x 3648|
|Effective pixels||20 megapixels|
|Sensor size||Full frame (36 x 24 mm)|
|ISO||Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 stops, plus 50, 51200, 102400 as option|
|Lens mount||Canon EF|
|Focal length mult.||1×|
|Max shutter speed||1/4000 sec|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||770 g (1.70 lb / 27.16 oz)|
|Dimensions||145 x 111 x 71 mm (5.71 x 4.37 x 2.8″)|
The EOS 6D doesn't offer the depth of features that its best competitors can, but it combines very good image quality, impressive high-ISO performance and class-leading low-light autofocus ability (with the central AF point) as well as impressive built-in Wi-Fi and GPS features.
Good for: Users who've been waiting for full frame DSLR image quality at a more affordable price.
Not so good for: Sports and action shooters who demand a fast frame rate. Video enthusiasts who need to minimize the appearance of moiré.
02:04 (30 Aug, 2013)