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Canon eos R6 full price, specification availability and initial thoughts

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Canon India has announced two Brothers in their eos mirrorless camera series as Canon R5 and Canon R6. In this article, we are going to see the new canon R6 full-frame 20-megapixel camera capable of record crisp 4k video at UHD 60p and 1080 FHD at up to 120p. If you are interested in the new member in the eos R series, stick with us in this article.

 

 
Canon eos R6 full price, specification availability and initial thoughts


Canon eos R6 pricing in India & availability 

The canon R6 will not be expensive as the Canon R5. The canon India has set the price of Rs. 2,15,995, which quite lower than the R5 model. And as far as availability concern, the new Canon R6 will be available for purchase from august.
Canon eos R6
Canon eos R6


 

Canon eos R6 specifications and key features 

The newest member of the Canon R series comes with a 20-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with a dual SD card slot with having a decent 3.0 inches screen size. The body is a bit bulky than the canon R5.

  • The iso range goes from 100 to 102,400(L:50, H204,800) in stills and for movie 100 to 25600(H:204 800).
  • Canon R6 has a top-down dial which not present in the Canon R5 model.
  • 5 axis image stabilization built-in in the body  
  • 20 fps (frame per second) shooting with e-shutter, 12 fps mechanical shutter 
  • Facial recognition Autofocus and its effective on animals also like Cats, dogs, and birds.
  • The R6 can record 4K UHD at 60p and 1080 FHD at upto 120p  

 

Screen Size

3 inches

AF Modes

Stills: One-Shot AF, Servo AF, AI Focus AF (with Scene Intelligent Auto), Manual
Movie recording: One-Shot AF, Movie Servo AF, Manual

AF Point Selection

Automatic selection, Manual selection

AF System Points

Stills: Maximum 6 072 selectable AF point positions / Up to 1 053 AF areas (auto selection)
Movie recording: Maximum 4 968 selectable AF point positions / Up to 819 AF areas (auto selection)

Built-in Flash

NA

Closest Focusing Distance (cm)

NA

Continuous Shooting Speed (shots/s) (Up to)

Mechanical shutter & Electronic 1st curtain: 12
Electronic shutter*: 20
*Lenses other than EF-S

Digital Zoom

NA

Dimensions (Excl. Protrusions)

138.4 × 97.5 × 88.4mm

Drive System

NA

Effective ISO

Stills: 100–102 400 (L:50, H:204 800)
Movie: 100–25 600 (H:204 800)
Canon Log movies: ISO 400–25 600 (H:204 800)
HDR PQ movies: ISO 100–25 600

Effective Pixels (Megapixels)

20.1

Exposure Compensation

±3 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments
AEB: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments

Eye Detection AF

One-Shot AF / Servo AF / Movie Servo AF (Human, cats, birds & dogs' eye detection available)

Flash Modes

E-TTL II , Manual, Multi, Ext A, Ext M, CSP

Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)

NA

Guide Number ISO 100m

NA

Image Resolution

5 472×3 648 (JPEG L/RAW/C-RAW/HEIF),
3 648×2 432 (HEIF, JPEG M), 2 736×1 824 (HEIF, JPEG S1), 2 400×1 600 (HEIF, JPEG S2)

Image Stabilizer

Stills: In-body 5-axis image stabilization
Movie: In-body 5-axis electronic image stabilization

LCD Monitor (Size)

7.62cm (3.0in)

LCD Monitor Resolutions

1620000 dpi

Manual Focus

Yes

Memory Card Type

Supports 2 memory cards:
SD, SDHC*, SDXC*, *UHS-I & UHS-II cards compatible

Metering Mode

Stills: Evaluative, Partial, Spot, Center-weighted average
Movie: Evaluative (when faces are detected with [Face+Tracking]), Center-weighted average (when no faces are detected)

Movie Format

MP4

Optical Zoom

NA

Optional Power

AC Power (AC Adapter AC-E6N and DC Coupler DR-E6)

Peripheral Connections

SuperSpeed USB (Type-C), External microphone IN / Headphone terminal, HDMI micro (Type D), Remote control

Processor Type

DIGIC X

Sensor Size

Full-Frame CMOS

Shooting Modes

Stills: Scene Intelligent Auto, Flexible-priority AE, Program AE, Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Manual exposure, Bulb, Custom 1-3
Movie recording: Scene Intelligent Auto, Movie auto exposure, Movie manual exposure

Shutter Speed Range (s)

Stills:
Mechanical / Electronic 1st-curtain: 30s - 1/8 000s, Bulb
Electronic: 0.5s - 1/8 000s
Movie recording: 1/8s - 1/4 000s

Silent Shutter

Available: Single / Continuous Shot

Standard Power Supply

LP-E6NH/LP-E6N/LP-E6

Still Image Format

JPEG, HEIF, RAW, C-RAW, RAW + JPEG, C-RAW + JPEG, RAW + HEIF, C-RAW + HEIF

Viewfinder Coverage

100%

Viewfinder Type

1.27cm (0.5in) OLED, 3.69million dots
119.88p Refresh Rate

Weight (Including the battery and memory card) (Approx.)
*For camera kits, weight includes kit lens(es).

680g

White Balance

Auto (Ambience priority), Auto (White priority), Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash), Custom, Color temperature setting (approx. 2500–10000 K) White balance correction and white balance bracketing features provided * Flash color temperature information transmission possible

X-sync

Mechanical shutter: 1/200
Electronic 1st curtain: 1/250

 

Here are some of the sample images from Canon eos R6

Canon eos R6
credit:Canon C&N Africa


Canon eos R6
Credit:Rick Sammon


Here is brief review of Canon eos R6 by Dpreview



Final thought –

Canon R6 shoots magnificent images in raw mode, and thanks to the 5-axis image stabilization, it can take beautiful videos without using a gimbal. The R6 will be available in kit with the 24-105mmF4L and 24-105mm F47STM. 

 

 

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