Canon 6D Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS 6D 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: 6D
Camera Format: Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $2399.00
Street Price: $2374.36
Date Available: 2012-12-15
Tripod Mount: Yes (Metal)
Weight: 51.1 oz (1,448 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 5.7 x 4.4 x 2.8 in.
(145 x 111 x 71 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Total Megapixels: 20.6
Effective Megapixels: 20.2
Sensor Format: 35mm
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.69"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), .CR2 14-bit RAW, mRAW, sRAW; RAW+JPEG
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p/25p/24p, 60p/50p, 30p/25p
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, ALL-I and IPB modes, Linear PCM audio)
Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF
Kit Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM; 18 elements in 13 groups, including 3 aspherical and 1 S-UD element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.38x
Aperture Range: f/4 - f/22
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:  
Filter Thread: 77mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase-detection: 11 points, 1 center cross-type point with -3 to +18 EV sensitivity rating
Face Detection: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 97% coverage, 0.71x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter, interchangeable focusing screen (Eg-A provided)
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 1,044,000 dots (348,000 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (8%), Spot (3.5%)
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control; Multiple Exposure (up to 9 images)
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wireless
Other Connection: Mini HDMI (Type C), Wi-Fi, GPS, Remote Jack, Stereo Mic Jack
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 1,090
Software
Included Software: Canon EOS Digital Solution Disc
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: New 20.2-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, DIGIC 5+ processor, 1080p movie capture, built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, UHS-I compliant.

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