• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Medium format 1,350.0mm2
  • 37.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS 6D
  • Leica S (Typ 007)
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Canon 6D Mark II
6D vs 6D Mark II
 
General
Model Number: 6D S (Typ 007)
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $2399.00 $24500.00
Street Price: $1,699.00 $19,995.00
Date Available: 2012-12-15 2015-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 51.1 oz (1,448 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
44.4 oz (1,260 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.7 x 4.4 x 2.8 in.
(145 x 111 x 71 mm)
6.3 x 4.7 x 3.1 in.
(160 x 120 x 80 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 20.2 37.5
Sensor Format: 35mm Medium format
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 1350mm2 (45.00mm x 30.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.54 microns 6.00 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 0.8x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
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)
7500 x 5000 (37.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), .CR2 14-bit RAW, mRAW, sRAW; RAW+JPEG JPEG, RAW (Adobe .DNG), RAW+JPEG Fine/Basic
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.4 3.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
4096x2160 (24p)
1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, ALL-I and IPB modes, Linear PCM audio) MOV (motion JPEG)
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 Leica S bayonet
Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM; 18 elements in 13 groups, including 3 aspherical and 1 S-UD element n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 105mm  
Focal Length (actual): 24 - 105mm  
Zoom Ratio: 4.38x  
Aperture Range: f/4 - f/22  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 77.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values:   n/a
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-detect TTL with central cross-hair sensor: Choice of AFs (single) = Sharpness priority, AFc (continuous) = Shutter release priority, MF (manual), Manual override of automatic setting possible at any time; Contrast detect AF during live view at any point in image
Auto Focus Assist Light? No No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / 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) High eyepoint pentaprism viewfinder, 98% coverage, 0.87x magnification, -3 to +1 diopter correction, interchangeable focusing screen, ground glass screen with microprism ring and split image (standard)
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.71x 1.09x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.71x 0.87x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,044,000 dots (348,000 px) 921,600 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: Yes Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 6400
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, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature Automatic, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, HMI, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Grey card (determined from image), Grey card Live View, Color temperature (Kelvin)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 125 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.5EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (8%), Spot (3.5%) Multi-segment (5 fields), Center-weighted, Spot (3.5% of image frame)
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)  
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds 2, 12 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 TTL pre-flash metering, with automatic transmission and consideration of sensitivity and set/controlled lens aperture, all exposure modes available, automatic adaptation of flash light component to available light; First or second curtain sync
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/125 or 1/1000 depending on lens (shutter type)
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:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:   Dual SD + CF (UDMA7)
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 14-bit RAW, mRAW, sRAW; RAW+JPEG RAW (Adobe .DNG), RAW+JPEG Fine/Basic
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, ALL-I and IPB modes, Linear PCM audio) MOV (motion JPEG)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: Yes Yes
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired, IR Wireless or Wi-Fi Cabled or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack Mini HDMI Type C, X-sync, 7-pin LEMO socket for remote accessories, contact strip for multi-function hand grip, audio in (3.5 mm jack) and audio out (3.5 mm jack) with audio adapter S (supplied with the camera)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.52  
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  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.4 3.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 1250 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.4  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 17  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.4  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 7  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.29 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  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.059 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  
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 1090 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary 7.4V, 2850mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x 7.4V, 2850mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Canon EOS Digital Solution Disc Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Leica Image Shuttle, downloadable from the Leica owners’ area after product registration
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Leica CMOS sensor and Leica Maestro II image processor, 3.5fps burst speed, Live View mode, 4K and FHD video