Canon EOS 6D

Announced Sep 17, 2012 •
20 megapixels | 3 screen | Full frame sensor
dpreview conclusion

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.

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Silver Award
83%
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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.

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Other reviews
Canon EOS 6D Review
By: Dan Havlik, Imaging Resource (May 3, 2013)

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Canon EOS 6D review
By: Mike Topham, What Digital Camera (Dec 10, 2012)

Currently available for £1695, it's great to finally see a new full frame body in Canon's lineup that costs under £2000. For APS-C DSLR users considering the jump up to full frame, it still represents a serious outlay when you consider EF-S lenses can't be used with the 6D. Anyone with a selection of EF-S lenses are likely to find themselves selling them first to fund the coffers for Canon EF...

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Canon EOS 6D review

The Canon EOS 6D is an extremely capable and well-designed full-frame digital SLR that provides a clear upgrade choice for anyone looking to graduate from an APS-C model to a full-frame DSLR. It combines excellent image quality with superb high ISO noise performance, has an AF system that works in very low light levels and adds built-in GPS and Wi-Fi features in a tough, moisture and dust...

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