The Canon EOS 6D 20.2 MP DSLR Camera Body boasts a durable, lightweight frame with a 20.2 MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor, HD video, a built-in wireless Internet transmitter and GPS receiver, along with a 63-zone, dual-level metering sensor. This professional product also includes a built-in microphone with exceptional quality.
20.2 MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor with High Resolution
This model's full frame is newly designed to offer optimal resolution with a 35.8mm x 23.9mm sensor that is capable of capturing 5472 x 3648 pixels. This is ideal for action shots and landscape photos with high resolution, shooting up to 4.5 frames per second at 20.2megapixels.
Exceptional DSLR Features
This DSLR camera stands out among competing models with its shutter rated at 100,000 cycles, preventing camera shake. Its new design is small and portable, making it easy to carry and use for travel.
HD Video Capability
The camera is fully equipped with an HD video advanced technology feature including manual exposure control, making it easy to film at a higher level of quality like that of competing professional cameras. This model is both a photo and video camera in one lightweight product.
Wireless Feature for Transferring Data
Instead of fussing with inconvenient cables when trying to convert photos and videos, the Canon EOS 6D makes it easy to transfer all recorded material to one's computer and onto social networking sites for a hassle-free, wireless experience.
The exceptional design and features of the Canon EOS 6D 20.2 MP DSLR Camera body offer excellent clarity and resolution and make it easy to record or shoot photos at night or during intense action. Between the Wi-Fi capability and HD video features, this is a high-end product incorporating intelligent design that can be purchased for daily recording or professional photography.
Dimensions (W x H x D): Approx. 5.7 x 4.4 x 2.8 in./ 144.5 x 110.5 x 71.2mm
Digital AF/AE single-lens reflex camera
SD card, SDHC card, SDXC memory card
35.8mm x 23.9mm (Full-Frame)
Canon EF lenses (except EF-S and EF-M lenses)
Canon EF mount
Effective: Approx. 20.2 megapixels
6.55 ?m square
Approx. 20.6 megapixels
3:2 (Horizontal: Vertical)
Color Filter System
RGB primary color filters
Low Pass Filter
Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor
Dust Deletion Feature
(1) Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
Removes dust adhering to the low-pass filter.
Self-cleaning executed automatically (taking 2 sec.) when power is turned on or off. Manual execution also possible (taking 8.0 sec.).
(2) Dust Delete Data acquisition and appending
The coordinates of the dust adhering to the low-pass filter are detected by a test shot and appended to subsequent images.
The dust coordinate data appended to the image is used by the provided software to automatically erase the dust spots.
(3) Manual cleaning of sensor
Complies with Design rule for Camera File system 2.0 and EXIF 2.30
Still: JPEG, RAW (14-bit, Canon original), RAW+JPEG
Video: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM)
(1) Large: Approx. 20.0 megapixels (5,472 x 3,648)
(2) Medium: Approx. 8.9 megapixels (3,648 x 2,432)
(3) Small 1: Approx. 5.0 megapixels (2,736 x 1,824)
(4) Small 2: Approx. 2.5 megapixels (1920 x 1280)
(5) Small 3: Approx. 350,000 pixels (720 x 480)
(6) RAW: Approx. 20.0 megapixels (5,472 x 3,648)
M RAW: Approx. 11.0 megapixels (4,104 x 2,736)
S RAW: Approx. 5.0 megapixels (2,736 x 1,824)
The following three types of file numbering methods can be set:
(1) Continuous numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording
Large RAW and JPEG images are recorded simultaneously
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined 1-3
Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash), Custom (Approx. 2,000 - 10,000 K), Color Temperature (Approx. 2,500 - 10,000K), White Balance Correction, and White Balance Bracketing
Auto White Balance
Auto white balance with the image sensor
Color Temperature Compensation
Blue/amber bias: +/- 9 levels
- Magenta/green bias: +/- 9 levels
Color Temperature Information Transmission
Eye-level SLR (with fixed pentaprism)
Vertical/Horizontal approx. 97%
Approx. 0.71x / 33.3 degrees
Approx. 21mm (At -1m-1 from the eyepiece lens center)
Dioptric Adjustment Correction
-3.0 to +1.0m-1 (diopter)
Eg-A II provided. Interchangeable with Eg-D and Eg-S. Incompatible with Eg-A.
Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60)
- AF information
AF points and focus confirmation
- Exposure information
Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level, exposure warning
- Flash information
Flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock
- Image information
Highlight tone priority (D+), maximum burst (2-digit display), card information
- Battery check
- Composition information
- Warning Symbol
Displayed if any of the following is set: Monochrome, white balance correction, expanded ISO speed, or spot metering.
Depth Of Field Preview
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
TTL secondary image-forming phase-difference detection system with AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
Center: cross-type at f/5.6; vertical line-sensitive at f/2.8.
Upper and lower AF points: vertical line-sensitive AF at f/5.6.
Other AF points: Horizontal line-sensitive AF at f/5.6.
AF Working Range
Center AF Point: EV -3 to 18 (at 73 F/23 C, ISO 100)
Other AF points: EV +0.5 to 18 (at 73 F/23C, ISO 100)
- One-Shot AF
- AI Servo AF
- AI Focus AF
2) Manual focus
AF Point Selection
(1) Automatic selection
(2) Manual selection
Selected AF Point Display
Displayed or indicated by superimposed display in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor.
AF Assist Beam
3) IR AF-assist beam only
Max. aperture TTL metering with 63-zone SPC with the following selectable modes:
1) Evaluative metering
2) Partial metering (center: approx. 8% of viewfinder)
3) Spot metering (center: approx. 3.5% of viewfinder)
4) Center-weighted average metering
EV 1-20 (at 73 F/23 C with EF50mm f/1.8 II lens, ISO 100)
Exposure Control Systems
(1) Program AE (shiftable)
(2) Shutter-priority AE
(3) Aperture-priority AE
(4) Manual exposure
(6) Custom shooting mode
(1) Scene Intelligent Auto (Program AE / non-shiftable)
(2) Creative Auto
(3) Special Scene
- Night Portrait
- Handheld Night Scene
- HDR Backlight Control mode
ISO Speed Range
For Stills: Manual setting range of ISO 100-25600 (expansion possible to ISO 50, ISO 51200 and 102400) in 1/3-stop or whole-stop increments)
(1) Manual : +/- 5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
(2) AEB : +/- 3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock button.
Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically-controlled
1/4000 to 30 sec., X-sync at 1/180 sec. (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.)
Soft-touch electromagnetic release
10-sec. or 2-sec. delay
Shutter Lag Time
(1) During SW-1 ON, time lag between SW-2 ON and start of exposure: approx. 0.060 sec.
(2) Time lag between simultaneous SW-1/SW-2 ON and start of exposure: Approx. 0.144 sec.
E-TTL II autoflash (evaluative flash metering and average flash metering)
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/- 3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
(1) Single shooting
(2) Continuous shooting
(3) Silent single shooting
(4) Silent continuous shooting
(5) 10-sec. self-timer/Remote control
(6) 2-sec. self-timer
Continuous Shooting Speed
Continuous shooting: Max. approx. 4.5 fps
Silent continuous shooting: Max. approx. 3.0 fps
Based on 8GB memory Card:
JPEG Large/Fine: Approx. 73 Shots
RAW: Approx. 14 Shots
RAW+JPEG Large/Fine: 7 Shots
Based on 8GB UHS-I memory card:
JPEG Large/Fine: Approx. 1250 Shots
RAW: Approx. 17 Shots
RAW + JPEG Large/Fine: 8 Shots
Live View Functions
Still photo shooting and video shooting
- FlexiZone - Single
- Face Detection Live mode
- Quick Mode AF
(2) Manual Focus
- Magnify the image by 5x or 10x and focus manually.
Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor.
(1) Evaluative metering (315 zones)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 11% of Live View screen)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 3% of Live View screen)
(4) Center-weighted average metering
EV 0-20 (at 73 F/23 C with EF 50mm f/1.4 lens, ISO 100)
Provided (three grid displays)
Provided (Mode 1 and 2)
MOV (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264)
Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo)
1920 x 1080 (30 fps/25fps/24fps):
235 MB/min. with IPB compression
685 MB/min. with All-I compression
1280 x 720 (60 fps/50fps):
205 MB/min. with IPB compression
610 MB/min. with All-I compression
640 x 480 (30 fps/25fps):
78 MB/min. with IPB compression
1920 x 1080 (Full HD): 30p (29.97) / 24p (23.976) / 25p
1280 x 720 (HD): 60p (59.94) / 50p
640 x 480 (SD): 30p (29.97) / 25p
Continuous Shooting Time
Based on 8GB Memory card
[1920 x 1080]
30 fps/25 fps/24 fps:
32 min. with IPB compression
11 min. with All-I compression
[1280 x 720]
60 fps/50 fps:
37 min. with IPB compression
12 min. with All-I compression
[640 x 480]
30 fps/25 fps:
97 min. with IPB or All-I compression
- FlexiZone - Single
- Face Detection Live mode
- Quick Mode AF
- Manual Focus
1. Magnified view is not possible during video shooting.
Full Range (0-255)
(1) Program AE for movie shooting
(2) Manual exposure
Provided (+/- 3 stops in 1/3-stop increments)
TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
3.0-inches (Screen aspect ratio of 3:2)
7.7cm diagonal (6.37cm wide, 4.25cm high)
Approx: 1,040,000 dots
Manually adjustable to one of 7 levels
Resin cover and anti-reflection AR coating
25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)
Single image display
- Two types of single-image full display, two types of shooting information
- Index display
-image index and 9-image index
- Jump display
Jump 1/10/100 images, Shooting Date, Folder, Movies, Stills, or Rating
With single-image display (Info.) and single-image display, overexposed highlight areas will blink.
Brightness and RGB can be displayed.
Quick Control Function
When you press the Quick Control function button under the following conditions, you can set the functions below:
(1) With viewfinder shooting:
Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, exposure compensation, AEB, flash exposure compensation, Wi-Fi, Picture Style, white balance, white balance correction, Auto Lighting Optimizer, Custom Controls, AF operation, AF point selection, Drive mode, metering mode, and image recording quality.
(2) During playback:
Image protect, image rotate, rating, RAW image processing, resize, highlight alert, AF point, and image jump with mode dial.
Image Protection and Erase
Erase protection can be applied/canceled for a single image, all images in a folder, or all images in the card.
Erase single image, erase selected images, erase all images on folder, erase all images in a card, or erase only unprotected images.
RAW and JPEG images complying to Design rule for Camera File System
DPOF: Digital Print Order Format
Complies to DPOF Version 1.1
Direct Image Transfer
20 Custom Functions
The following camera controls can be customized by assigning the desired function: Shutter button halfway pressing, AF-ON button, AE lock button, Depth-of-field preview button, Lens AF Stop button, SET button, Main Dial, Quick Control Dial, and Multi-controller
My Menu Registration
Up to six top-tier menu options and Custom Function settings can be registered
For personal computer communication and direct printing (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)
Video Out Terminal
(1) AV stereo OUT terminal: NTSC/PAL selectable
(2) mini-HDMI OUT terminal (Type C)
One Battery Pack LP-E6
- With the AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6, AC power is possible.
- With Battery Grip BG-E13, two battery packs (LP-E6) can be used. Or six AA-sized/LR6 batteries can be used
Automatic battery level check when power is turned ON
Battery level indicated in six levels.
Power turns off after the set time of non-operation elapses
Built-in secondary battery
When battery is fully charged, the date/time can be maintained for 3 months. Requires about 8 hours to fully recharge the backup battery.
Approx. 0.1 sec. (Based on CIPA testing standards)
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 5.7 x 4.4 x 2.8 in./ 144.5 x 110.5 x 71.2mm
Approx. 26.7 oz. / 755g (CIPA standard)
Approx. 24.0 oz. / 680g (Body only)
Working Temperature Range
32-104 F/0-40 C
Working Humidity Range
85% or less