• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 30.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000
  • Detailed specifications
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Canon 6D Mark II
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General
Model Number: 6D EOS R
Alternate Model Number(s):   R
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $2399.00 $3399.00
Street Price: $999.00 $2,299.00
Date Available: 2012-12-15 2018-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 51.1 oz (1,448 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
48.0 oz (1,360 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.7 x 4.4 x 2.8 in.
(145 x 111 x 71 mm)
5.3 x 3.9 x 3.3 in.
(136 x 98 x 84 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Canon
Effective Megapixels: 20.2 30.3
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.54 microns 5.36 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 82  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.8  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.1  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,340  
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)
6720 x 4480 (30.1 MP, 3:2),
4464 x 2976 (13.3 MP, 3:2),
3360 x 2240 (7.5 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
5952 x 4480 (26.7 MP, 4:3),
3968 x 2976 (11.8 MP, 4:3),
2976 x 2240 (6.7 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
6720 x 3776 (25.4 MP, 16:9),
4464 x 2512 (11.2 MP, 16:9),
3360 x 1888 (6.3 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 1344 (3.2 MP, Other),
4480 x 4480 (20.1 MP, 1:1),
2976 x 2976 (8.9 MP, 1:1),
2240 x 2240 (5.0 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), .CR2 14-bit RAW, mRAW, sRAW; RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF v2.3), RAW (14 bit), C-RAW; RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.4 8.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
3840x2160 (30p/25p/24/23.98p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
1280x720 (120p/100p/60p/30p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, ALL-I and IPB modes, Linear PCM audio) MP4 (Video: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio:ALL-I: Linear PCM; IPB: AAC)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF Canon RF
Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM; 18 elements in 13 groups, including 3 aspherical and 1 S-UD element Canon RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 105mm 24 - 105mm
Focal Length (actual): 24 - 105mm 24 - 105mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.38x 4.38x
Aperture Range: f/4 - f/22 f/4 - f/22; with 9 blades
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
39 cm to Infinity
15.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 77.0mm 77.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:    
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase-detection: 11 points, 1 center cross-type point with -3 to +18 EV sensitivity rating Phase Detection AF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Max. 5655 points (selectable); Face+Tracking AF (with eye detection), 1-point AF ([AF frame size] can be set to [Small]), Expand AF Area (Above, below, left and right/Around); Zone AF Large Zone AF (Vertical/Horizontal)
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
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) EVF; 0.5-inch OLED, 3.69 million dots, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 3,690,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.71x 0.76x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.71x 0.76x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 1,044,000 dots (348,000 px) 2,100,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: Yes Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 40000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2) Auto, 100-40000 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (8%), Spot (3.5%) Real-time metering with image sensor; 384 [24x16] zone Evaluative (AF point-linked), Center-weighted, Partial (center 6.1% of frame), Spot (center 2.7% of frame; AF point-linked spot metering not provided.)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 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) Custom shooting mode C1, C2, C3; Multiple-exposure; HDR
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual, FE Lock n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/200s
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-II
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 14-bit RAW, mRAW, sRAW; RAW+JPEG RAW (14 bit), C-RAW; RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, ALL-I and IPB modes, Linear PCM audio) MP4 (Video: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio:ALL-I: Linear PCM; IPB: AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: Yes No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired, IR Wireless or Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth or optional wired
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack Mini HDMI (Type C), USB-C SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1), 3.5mm stereo microphone and headphone jacks, remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.52 0.31
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.52  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.52 0.30
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.4 8.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 1250 126
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.4 8.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 17 65
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.4 8.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 51
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.29 seconds 0.10 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 0.67 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.066 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.074 seconds 0.076 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.059 seconds 0.052 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): OVF mode: Full AF lag, Wide-area mode = 0.206s Live View mode: Full AF phase-detect = 1.679s Full AF contrast-detect = 0.670s Prefoced = 0.066s  
Startup Time: 0.5 seconds 2.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds 0.9 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 370 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 1090 shots 350 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary LP-E6N/LP-E6
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E22 battery grip
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Canon EOS Digital Solution Disc  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
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