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Canon EOS 6D Mk II

Source: 1 The 6D II is scarcely larger than an enthusiast level APS-C DSLR, but packs in a lot of smart features.2 The vari-angle rear touchscreen makes the most of Canon’s fast Dual Pixel CMOS AF in Live View mode.3 There’s only one SD card slot, where rival cameras in this price bracket have two. The 6D II doesn’t shoot 4K video, either.4 The rounded contours and efficient button layout make the 6D II a great camera to use.

£1,999/$1,999 (body only)

SL R www.canon.com

SPECIFICATIONS

Sensor 26.2MP full frame CMOS (35.9 x 24.0mm)

Focal length conversion 1x

Memory 1x SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot (UHS-I)

Viewfinder Optical pentaprism, 98% coverage

Max video resolution Full HD 1,920 x 1,080

ISO range 100-40,000, expandable to 50-102,400

Autofocus points 45-point phasedetection AF, all cross-type; Dual Pixel CMOS AF

Max Burst rate 6.5fps

Screen Vari-angle 3-inch touchscreen, 1,040k dots

Shutter speeds 30-1/4,000 sec, Bulb

Weight 765g (body only, with battery and memory card)

Dimensions 144 x 111 x 75mm

Power supply LP-E6N lithium-ion battery (supplied)

The original Canon EOS 6D, introduced way back in 2012, was a really affordable entry point to full-frame photography. But it has been showing its age and fans have been clamouring for a replacement.

And it’s here. The long-awaited EOS 6D Mark II is better than its predecessor in practically every way, from its sensor to its ISO range, from its autofocus system to continuous shooting mode.

Not surprisingly, however, it’s also considerably more expensive than the model it replaces. So the question is whether these multiple improvements justify the price hike. It also puts the EOS 6D Mark

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