• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 30.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS R
  • Canon EOS R6
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General
Model Number: EOS R R6
Alternate Model Number(s): R  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $3399.00 $2499.00
Street Price: $1,799.00 $2,499.00
Date Available: 2018-10-15 2020-08-31
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 48.0 oz (1,360 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
24.0 oz (680 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.3 x 3.9 x 3.3 in.
(136 x 98 x 84 mm)
5.4 x 3.8 x 3.5 in.
(138 x 98 x 88 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Canon
Effective Megapixels: 30.3 20.1
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.36 microns 6.58 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 Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 89  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.5  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.5  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,742  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 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)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4368 x 2912 (12.7 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), RAW (14 bit), C-RAW; RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF v2.3); HEIF, RAW (14 bit); C-RAW; RAW+JPEG; RAW+HEIF; C-RAW+HEIF
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.0 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24/​23.98p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1280x720 (120p/​100p/​60p/​30p)
3840x2160 (60p/​30p/​23.98p)
1920x1080 (120p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio:ALL-I: Linear PCM; IPB: AAC) Video: RAW (CRM); H.265/HEVC; MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio: ALL-I/IPB: Linear PCM/AAC
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon RF Canon RF
Lens: Canon RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM 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; with 9 blades f/4 - f/22; with 9 blades
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range: 39 cm to Infinity
15.4 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 No
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:    
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 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) Phase Detection AF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Max. 6072 points (selectable); Face+Tracking AF (with face/eye detection, animal 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? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF; 0.5-inch OLED, 3.69 million dots, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor EVF; 0.5-inch OLED, 3.69 million dots, 120fps refresh rate, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 3,690,000 dots 3,690,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.76x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.76x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 2,100,000 dots 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 40000 102400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-40000 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2) Auto, 100-102400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 204800 (H1)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 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.) Real-time metering with image sensor; 384 [24x16] zone Evaluative (AF point-linked), Center-weighted, Partial (center 5.8% of frame), Spot (center 2.9% 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: Custom shooting mode C1, C2, C3; Multiple-exposure; HDR Custom shooting mode C1, C2, C3; Multiple-exposure; HDR
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: n/a n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/200s 1/250s
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 No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II UHS-II
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (14 bit), C-RAW; RAW+JPEG RAW (14 bit); C-RAW; RAW+JPEG; RAW+HEIF; C-RAW+HEIF
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio:ALL-I: Linear PCM; IPB: AAC) Video: RAW (CRM); H.265/HEVC; MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio: ALL-I/IPB: Linear PCM/AAC
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: Yes Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes Yes
External Connections: USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth or optional wired Via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth or optional wired
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI (Type C), USB-C SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1), 3.5mm stereo microphone and headphone jacks, remote jack Micro HDMI (Type D), USB-C SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 2), 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): 0.31  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.30  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 8.0  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 126  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 8.0  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 65  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 8.0  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 51  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.10 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.076 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.052 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.1 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.9 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 370 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 350 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E6N/LP-E6 Proprietary LP-E6NH/LP-E6N/LP-E6
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E22 battery grip Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E22 battery grip
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6NH Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
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