Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Specifications

Dimensions (WxHxD)

119.6 x 70.0 x 49.2 mm

Weight (body only)

Approx 408g (black), 408g (white)

Key specifications

14fps shooting and 30fps RAW burst mode

14fps shooting and 30fps RAW burst mode*

With continuous focusing

32.5 megapixel APS-C sized sensor

32.5 megapixel APS-C sized sensor

For superb quality and flexibility

Up to ISO 25,600 sensitivity

Up to ISO 25,600 sensitivity

Capture the ambience in low light

Weighs just 408g

Weighs just 408g

For creativity on the move

Removable, optional electronic viewfinder

Removable, optional electronic viewfinder

For an immersive shooting experience

4K video and up to 120fps Full HD

4K video and up to 120fps Full HD

Creative tools for movie making

Tilting 180 degrees touchscreen

Tilting 180˚ touchscreen

For shooting from creative angles

Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®

Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®

For image sharing, auto download and remote camera control**

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Specifications in detail

Image Sensor

Type

22.3 x 14.9mm CMOS

Effective Pixels

Approx. 32.5 Megapixels

Total Pixels

Approx. 34.4 Megapixels

Aspect Ratio

3:2

Low-Pass Filter

Built-in/Fixed

Sensor Cleaning

EOS integrated cleaning system

Colour Filter Type

Primary Colour

Image Processor

Type

DIGIC 8

Lens

Lens Mount

EF-M (EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M)

Focal Length

Equivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens

Image Stabilisation

Optical Image Stabilizer on compatible lenses.

Stills: Dual sensing IS available with compatible lenses.
Movie: Movie Digital IS, Combination IS

Focusing

Type

Dual Pixel CMOS AF System. Phase detection pixels built onto imaging sensor 1

AF System / Points

Maximum 143/99 points depending on lens.

Freely position 1 AF point / 1 AF Zone via manual selection (area available lens dependent)

AF working range

EV -5 - 18  (at 23°C, ISO 100, with EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM)

AF Modes

One-Shot AF and Servo AF

AF Point Selection

Face + Tracking: Face and subject tracking via automatic recognition / manual selection via touchscreen. Automatic selection over AF points when no face recognised within frame.

Eye AF: Enables Eye detection and focusing in 1-shot and servo AF

Spot AF: Enables AF in a pinpoint area, half the size of 1-point AF

Zone AF: Manual zone selection, plus automatic selection over AF points within selected zone

1-point AF: Manual selection via touchscreen / buttons

Selected AF point display

Indicated on LCD monitor / EVF

AF Lock

Locked when shutter button is pressed half way or customisable AE Lock Button

AF Assist Beam

via LED assist beam

Manual Focus

With EF & EF-S lenses - Select via AF/MF switch on lens

With EF-M lenses - Select via dedicated MF Button / other customisable buttons (toggle AF/MF).

MF Peaking available
AF+MF available (Manual focus adjustment after One-Shot AF)
Magnify image available during MF (5x or 10x)

Focus Bracketing

Available with the following lenses
EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM
EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM
EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM
EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM
EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM
EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM
EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM
EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM

Exposure Control

Metering modes

Real-time metering from the image sensor
(1) Evaluative metering (384 zones)
(2) Partial metering at center (approx. 4.5% of Live View Screen)
(3) Center weighted average metering
(4) Spot metering (approx. 2.6% of Live View Screen)

Evaluative and center weight average are available in movie recording

Metering Range

Still image: EV -2 - 20 (at 23 °C, ISO 100)
Movie: EV 0 - 20 (at 23 °C, ISO 100)

AE Lock

Auto: In One-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock Button in creative zone modes.

Exposure Compensation

+/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments

AEB

+/- 3 EV, in 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments (can be used together with Exposure Compensation)

ISO Sensitivity

ISO AUTO (100 - 25600), 100 - 25600 in 1/3 stop increments. ISO can be expanded to 51200

Movie exposure: ISO AUTO (100 - 12800), 100 - 25600 (expanded) in 1/3-stop increments

Movie auto slow shutter supported2

Shutter

Type

Vertical-travel mechanical focal-plane shutter, electronically controlled at all speeds

Speed

30 - 1/4000 sec (1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)

White Balance

Type

Auto white balance with the imaging sensor

Settings

Auto (Ambience Priority), Auto (White Priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature (100 Kelvin increments)

White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9 levels
2. Magenta/Green +/-9 levels

Custom White Balance

Yes, 1 setting can be registered

WB Bracketing

+/-3 levels in single level increments
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/Green bias.
White balance shift and AEB can also be set in combination

Viewfinder

Type

Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1, EVF-DC2

Viewfinder Information

With EVF-DC2:

Customisable and toggle via INFO. Button
(1) Liveview image with exposure info
(2) Liveview image with basic info
(3) Liveview image with full info

Customisable settings:
Shooting Info, Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/RGB), Electronic Level, Aspect Ratio

Depth of field preview

Yes

LCD Monitor

Type

7.5 cm (3.0”) ClearView II Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. Electrostatic capacitive type. Tiltable 180 degrees up and 45 degrees down.

Coverage

Approx. 100%

Brightness Adjustment

Adjustable to one of seven levels

Display Options

Customisable and toggle via INFO. Button
(1) Liveview image with basic info
(2) Liveview image with full info
(3) Liveview image with on screen buttons

Customisable settings:
Shooting Info, Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/RGB), Electronic Level, Aspect Ratio

Flash

Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters)

4.6

Built-in Flash Coverage

Maximum coverage at approx. 15mm (35mm equivalent: approx. 24mm)

Built-in Flash recycle time

Approx. 4 seconds 3

Modes

Auto (E-TTL II)

Red-Eye Reduction

Redeye reduction

X-sync

1/200 sec

Flash Exposure Compensation

+/- 2 EV in 1/3 increments

Flash Exposure Bracketing

Yes, with compatible external flash

Flash Exposure Lock

Yes, via AEL Button

Second Curtain Synchronisation

Yes

HotShoe / PC terminal

Yes/No

External Flash Compatibility

E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support

External Flash Control

Via camera setting/flash setting menu

Shooting

Modes

Scene Intelligent Auto, Hybrid Auto, Creative Assist, SCN (Self-Portrait, Portrait, Smooth Skin, Landscape, Sports, Close-up, Food, Panning, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), Creative Filters (Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect, HDR Art standard, vivid, bold, embossed), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Flexible Priority (FV), Manual exposure, Movie (Movie auto exposure, Movie manual exposure, HDR movies, Movie creative Effects, Time-lapse movie (3 scenes and custom))

Picture Styles

Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)

Colour Space

sRGB and Adobe RGB

Image Processing

Highlight Tone Priority (standard and enhanced)
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings + Multi Shot NR)
Lens peripheral illumination correction
Chromatic aberration correction
Diffraction correction

Creative Assist:
Presets
Background Blur (5 settings)
Brightness (19 levels)
Contrast (9 levels)
Saturation (9 levels)
Color Tone 1 & 2 (9 levels)
Monochrome (Off/Black and white/Sepia/Blue/Purple/Green)

Drive modes

Single, High-Speed Continuous, Low-Speed Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s, Custom, Remote)

Continuous Shooting

One shot / Servo AF: Approx. 14 shots/sec for up to 54 frames in JPEG and 23 frames in RAW or 36 in CRAW 4

intervalometer

Shooting interval: 10 sec.–99 hr. 59 min. 59 sec.
Number of shots: 1–99–Unlimited

File Type

Still Image Type

JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.31 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0)
RAW: RAW (CR3 14-bit),
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant

RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording

Yes, RAW + various JPEG compression possible

Image Size

RAW: (3:2) 6960 x 4640, (4:3) 6160 x 4640, (16:9) 6960 x 3904, (1:1) 4640x 4640

JPEG 3:2 (L) 6960 x 4640, (M) 4800 x 3200, (S1) 3472 x 2320, (S2) 2400 x 1600
JPEG 4:3 (L) 6160 x 4640, (M) 4256 x 3200 (S1) 3072 x 2320 (S2) 2112 x 1600
JPEG 16:9 (L) 6960 x 3904, (M) 4800 x 2688 (S1) 3472 x 1952 (S2) 2400 x 1344
JPEG (1:1) (L) 4640 x 4640, (M) 3200 x 3200, (S1) 2300 x 2300 (S2) 1600 x 1600

In-camera RAW processing & Image Resize available in playback

Movie Type

MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]

Movie Size

4K - 3840 x 2160 (29.97, 25 fps)
Full HD - 1920 x 1080 (119.88, 100, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25 fps)
HD - 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
HDR - 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25 fps)
4K Timelapse - 3840 x 2160 (29.97, 25 fps)

Movie Length

Max duration 29min 59sec. If 4 GB file size is exceeded in continuous movie recording, a separate 4 GB file will be produced

Folders

New folders can be created and selected

File Numbering

(1) Continuous, Auto Reset
(2) Manual Reset

Other Features

Custom Functions

9 customisable buttons / 3 dials

Metadata Tag

User copyright information (Author's Name, Copyright Details)
Image rating (0-5 stars)

Playback zoom

1.5-10x in several steps plus smooth pinch-to-zoom

Display Formats

(1) Single image with information (toggle options)
(2) Single image
(3) Index display (4/9/36/100 images)
(4) Jump Display (1/10/custom number image, by shot date, by rating, by folder, by movies only, protected only)

Slide Show

Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10/20 seconds
Repeat: On/Off
Transition Effects: Off, Slide in 1-2, Fade 1-3. Background music

Histogram

Brightness/RGB

Highlight Alert

Yes

Image Erase Protection

Erase: Single image, Selected images, Selected range, All images
Protection: Selected images, Selected range, All images. Unprotect all images

Menu Categories

(1) Shooting menu (x8)
(2) Playback menu (x4)
(3) Setup menu (x5)
(4) Display menu
(5) My Menu

Menu Languages

29 Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Ukraine, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Vietnamese, Hindi, Romanian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Malay, Indonesian, and Japanese

Firmware Update

Firmware update possible by the user.

Body Materials

Magnesium alloy and electrolytic zinc-coated steel sheet chassis, Polycarbonate, or polycarbonate with glass fiber, thermoplastic exterior

Weight (body only)

Approx 408g (black), 408g (white), CIPA testing standard including battery and memory card

Interface

Computer

USB Type C (Speed equivalent to High-speed USB 2.0)

Other

Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only, 1-11 ch)

Bluetooth® (Specification version 4.1, Bluetooth low energy technology) 5

HDMI (Micro - Type-D connector), Output options include [With info], [Clean / 4K output], and [Clean / FHD output]. HDR output to compatible TV supported

Direct Print

PictBridge

Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)

Storage

Type

SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-II compatible)

Supported Operating System

PC & Macintosh

Windows 10 / 8.1 / 7 SP1 6
Mac OS X 10.14 / 10.13 / 10.12

Software

Image Processing

Digital Photo Professional

Other

Picture Style Editor,
EOS Utility,
Image Transfer Utility
Picture Style editor
Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices 7

Power Source

Batteries

1 x Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E17

Battery life

Approx. 305 shots (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%) 8
Eco Mode: Approx. 410 shots
Movie Recording: Approx. 80 mins
Playback time when playing back a slideshow of still images: Approx. 4 hrs

Battery Indicator

4 levels

Power saving

Display off (15, 30 sec or 1, 3, 5, 10, 30 mins)
Auto Power Down (30 sec or 1, 3, 5, 10 mins, Disable)
ECO mode

Power Supply & Battery Chargers

Battery charger LC-E17

Accessories

Viewfinder

Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1
(0.48 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, Approx. 2,360,000 dots, 100% coverage. Approx. 43 g

Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC2
(0.39 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, Approx. 2,360,000 dots, 100% coverage. Approx. 29 g

Cases / Straps

Neck Strap EM-E2 (light brown)
Neck Strap EM-E2(BW) (brown)
Neck Strap EM-E2(BK) (black)
Neck Strap EM-E2(WH) (white)

Lenses

EF-M lenses
All EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M

Flash

Canon Speedlites (including 90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, EL-100, 320EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III, 430EX III-RT, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, 600EX II-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX II, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)

Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3

Remote Controller / Switch

Bluetooth Remote BR-E1

Other

Interface Cable IFC-100U, IFC-400U
Mount Adapter EF-EOSM
USB Power Adapter PD-E1

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

  1. Dual Pixel CMOS AF - AF is possible over an area of up to approx. 100% Vertical x 88% Horizontal of the frame depending on the lens used.
  2. Recommended Exposure Index
  3. When battery is fully charged
  4. Continuous shooting speed is measured with a UHS-II compliant 32 GB card and based on Canon testing standards. Total number of frames captured and continuous shooting speed may vary depending on File size, number of possible shots, and shooting conditions (including aspect ratio, subject, memory card brand, ISO speed, Picture Style, and Custom Function).
  5. Bluetooth functionality with Camera Connect app requires smart device to be equipped with Bluetooth version 4.0 (or later). Also requires smart device to be using operating system iOS 11.4 (or later) or Android 5.0 (or later)
  6. Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only
  7. Bluetooth functionality with Camera Connect app requires smart device to be equipped with Bluetooth version 4.0 (or later). Also requires smart device to be using operating system iOS 11.4 (or later) or Android 5.0 (or later)
  8. Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated