Canon EOS M6 Mark II Compared to the Canon EOS M6

SpecificationsCanon EOS M6 Mark IICanon EOS M6
  Canon EOS M6 Mark II Canon EOS M6
Year Introduced20192017
Megapixels32.524.2
Total Pixels34.425.8
Sensor Size22.3 x 14.9mm22.3 x 14.9mm
Pixel Dimensions6960 x 46406000 x 4000
Pixel Size3.20µm3.72µm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/5.2f/6.0
Aspect Ratio3:23:2
Sensor Stabilization
Sensor CleaningSelf Cleaning Sensor UnitEOS Integrated Cleaning System with fluorine coated Low-Pass Filter
Lens MountEF-M (EF, EF-S, TS-E, MP-E lenses compatible via Mount Adapter EF-EOS M)EF-M (EF, EF-S, TS-E, MP-E lenses compatible via Mount Adapter EF-EOS M)
FOVCF1.6x1.6x
Image ProcessorDIGIC 8DIGIC7
 
Autofocus  
TypeDual Pixel CMOS AF (Face+Tracking AF, Spot AF, Zone AF, 1-point AF)Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face+Tracking AF, 1-point AF) with 5-axis Digital IS
PointsMaximum 143 automatically selected
Maximum 5481 manually selectable positions
Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection
Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection
Working RangeEV -5–18 (at room temperature, ISO 100, f/1.4, center AF point, One-Shot AF)EV -1 - 18 (at 23 °C, ISO 100, with EF-M 22mm f/2 STM)
Modes(1) Autofocus
• One-Shot AF
• Servo AF
(2) Manual focus
(3) Movie Servo AF
(1) TTL Autofocus
• One-Shot AF
• Servo AF
(2) Manual focus
(3) AF+MF
Point SelectionSingle-point AF (5,481 selectable AF points), Zone AF (5x5, 25 points), Face + Tracking AF (13x11, 143 points), and Single-point Spot AFFace + Tracking: Face and subject tracking via automatic recognition/ manual selection via touchscreen. Automatic selection over 49 AF points when no face recognised within frame.
Smooth Zone AF: Manual zone selection, plus automatic selection over 9 AF points within selected zone
1-point AF: Manual selection via touchscreen/ buttons
Predictive
Assist BeamVia LED assist beamVia LED assist beam
MicroadjustmentNoNo
 
Exposure Control  
Metering ModesReal-time metering using the image sensor
(1) Evaluative metering (384 zones 24 x16)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 4.5% of screen, at center)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 2.6% of screen, at center)
(4) Center-weighted evaluative metering
Real-time metering from the image sensor
(1) Evaluative metering (384 zones)
(2) Partial metering at center (approx. 10% of Live View Screen)
(3) Center weighted average metering
(4) Spot metering (approx. 2% of Live View Screen)
Metering RangeStill image: EV -2–20
Movie recording: EV 0–20
Still image: EV 1 - 20 (at 23 °C, ISO 100)
Movie: EV 2 - 20 (at 23 °C, ISO 100)
Exposure Comp+/-3 EV in 1/3 stop increments+/-3 EV in 1/3 stop increments
AEB+/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2-stop increments3 shots, +/- 2 EV, 1/3-stop increments (can be used together with Exposure Compensation)
ISO SensitivityISO AUTO (100 - 25600), 100 - 25600 in 1/3 stop increments
Movie: ISO AUTO (100 - 6400), 100 - 12800 in 1/3-stop increments
ISO AUTO (100 - 25600), 100 - 25600 in 1/3 stop increments
Movie: ISO AUTO (100 - 6400), 100 - 12800 in 1/3-stop increments
Shutter Speed30-1/4000 sec (1/3 stop increments) (Available range varies by shooting mode), 1/16000 with Electronic Shutter30-1/4000 sec in 1/3 stop increments (Available range varies by shooting mode)
WB SettingsAWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature (100 Kelvin increments)
White balance bracketing
AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature (100 Kelvin increments)
White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9 levels
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9 levels
Custom WBYes, 1 setting can be registeredYes, 1 setting can be registered
WB Bracketing
 
Viewfinder  
TypeOptional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1, EVF-DC2Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1, EVF-DC2
CoverageApprox. 100%Approx. 100%
MagnificationApprox. Approx.
EyepointApprox. Approx.
Focusing Screen
InformationWith EVF-DC2:
Customisable and toggle via INFO. Button
(1) Liveview image with exposure info
(2) Liveview image with basic info
(3) Liveview image with full info
Customizable settings:
Shooting Info, Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/ RGB), Electronic Level, Aspect Ratio
With EVF-DC2:
Customisable and toggle via INFO. Button
(1) Liveview image with exposure info
(2) Liveview image with basic info
(3) Liveview image with full info
Customizable settings:
Shooting Info, Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/ RGB), Electronic Level, Aspect Ratio
DOF PreviewYes, via customizable buttonsYes, via customizable buttons
Eyepiece Shutter
 
LCD  
TypeTouchscreen, Tiltable (180° up, 45° down) 3.0” (7.5 cm) 3:2 ClearView II TFT, approx. 1,040k dotsTouchscreen, Tiltable (180° up, 45° down) 3.0” (7.5 cm) 3:2 ClearView II TFT, approx. 1,040k dots
CoverageApprox. 100%Approx. 100%
Viewing AngleApprox. 170°Approx. 170°
Coating
Brightness AdjAdjustable to one of seven levelsAdjustable to one of five levels
Display OptionsCustomizable and toggle via INFO. Button
(1) Live View image with basic info
(2) Live View image with full info
(3) Live View image with no information
(4) Quick Control Screen
Customizable settings:
Shooting Info, Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/ RGB), Electronic Level, Aspect Ratio
Customizable and toggle via INFO. Button
(1) Live View image with basic info
(2) Live View image with full info
(3) Live View image with no information
(4) Quick Control Screen
Customizable settings:
Shooting Info, Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/ RGB), Electronic Level, Aspect Ratio
 
Flash  
Built-in GN4.6 (ISO 100, meters)5 (ISO 100, meters)
Built-in CoverageUp to 15mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 24mm)Up to 15mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 24mm)
Built-in Recycle TimeApprox. 4 secondsApprox. 3 seconds
ModesAuto (E-TTL II)Auto (E-TTL II), Manual Flash On/Off (3 flash power output settings)
X-Sync 1/200 sec1/200 sec
Exposure Compensation±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments+/- 2 EV in 1/3 increments
Hot Shoe/PC TerminalYes / NoYes / No
External Flash CompE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash supportE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
External Flash Control Via camera setting/flash setting menuVia camera setting/ flash setting menu
 
Shooting  
Shooting ModesScene Intelligent Auto, Hybrid Auto, Creative Assist, SCN (Self-Portrait, Portrait, Smooth Skin, Landscape, Sports, Close-up, Food, Panning, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), Creative Filters (Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect, HDR Art standard, vivid, bold, embossed), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Flexible Priority (FV), Manual exposure, Movie (Movie auto exposure, Movie manual exposure, HDR movies, Movie creative Effects, Time-lapse movie (3 scenes and custom))Scene Intelligent Auto, Hybrid Auto, Creative Assist, SCN(Self-Portrait, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Food, Panning, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), Creative Filters (Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Art bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect (Stills and Movie), High Dynamic Range), Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual exposure, Custom (x2), Movie (Movie auto exposure, Movie manual exposure, Time-lapse movie)
Picture StylesAuto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1–3
Image ProcessingHighlight Tone Priority (standard and enhanced)
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings + Multi Shot NR)
Lens peripheral illumination correction
Chromatic aberration correction
Diffraction correction
 
Creative Assist:
Presets
Background Blur (5 settings)
Brightness (19 levels)
Contrast (9 levels)
Saturation (9 levels)
Color Tone 1 & 2 (9 levels)
Monochrome (Off/Black and white/Sepia/Blue/Purple/Green)
Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings + Multi Shot NR)
Lens peripheral illumination correction
Chromatic aberration correction
Diffraction correction
Creative Assist:
Background Blur (5 settings)
Brightness (19 levels)
Contrast (9 levels)
Saturation (9 levels)
Color Tone (19 levels)
Monochrome (Sharpness Strength / Sharpness Fineness / Sharpness Threshold / Contrast (9 levels) / Filter effect (Ye - Yellow / Or - Orange / R - Red / G (Green) / Toning effect (S - Sepia / B - Blue / P - Purple / G - Green))
Drive ModesSingle, High-Speed Continuous, Low-Speed Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s, Custom, Remote)Single, High-Speed Continuous, Low-Speed Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s, Custom, Remote)
Continuous ShootingOne shot / Servo AF: Approx. 14 shots/sec for up to 54 frames in JPEG and 23 frames in RAW or 36 in CRAWFixed AF: Approx. 9 shots/s for up to 26 frames in JPEG and 17 frames in RAW
With AF: Approx. 7 shots/s
Shutter Lag53ms
Viewfinder BlackoutN/AN/A
 
Live View  
TypeElectronic viewfinder with image sensorElectronic viewfinder with image sensor
CoverageApprox. 100% (horizontally and vertically)Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
FrameRate
FocusingManual Focus (Magnify 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face detection and Tracking AF, Eye AF, FlexiZone-Multi, FlexiZone-Single)
Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face Detection and Tracking AF)
MeteringReal-time evaluative metering with image sensor. Evaluative metering, partial metering, spot metering, center-weighted average metering.
Display OptionsCustomisable and toggle via INFO. Button
(1) basic info
(2) full info
(3) screen buttons
 
Customisable settings:
Shooting Info, Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/RGB), Electronic Level, Aspect Ratio
Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/ RGB), Electronic Level, Aspect Ratio
 
File Information  
Still ImageTypeJPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.31 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0)
RAW: RAW (CR3 14-bit)
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.30 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0)
RAW: RAW (14-bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition),
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG Simultaneous RecYes, RAW + various JPEG compression possibleYes, RAW + various JPEG compression possible
Image SizeRAW: (3:2) 6960 x 4640, (4:3) 6160 x 4640, (16:9) 6960 x 3904, (1:1) 4640x 4640
 
JPEG 3:2 (L) 6960 x 4640, (M) 4800 x 3200, (S1) 3472 x 2320, (S2) 2400 x 1600
JPEG 4:3 (L) 6160 x 4640, (M) 4256 x 3200 (S1) 3072 x 2320 (S2) 2112 x 1600
JPEG 16:9 (L) 6960 x 3904, (M) 4800 x 2688 (S1) 3472 x 1952 (S2) 2400 x 1344
JPEG (1:1) (L) 4640 x 4640, (M) 3200 x 3200, (S1) 2300 x 2300 (S2) 1600 x 1600
 
In-camera RAW processing & Image Resize available in playback
RAW: (3:2) 6000 x 4000, (4:3) 5328 x 4000, (16:9) 6000 x 3368, (1:1) 4000 x 4000
JPEG 3:2: (L) 6000 x 4000, (M) 3984 x 2656, (S1) 2976 x 1984, (S2) 2400 x 1600
JPEG 4:3: (L) 5328 x 4000, (M) 3552 x 2664, (S1) 2656 x 1992, (S2) 2112 x 1600
JPEG 16:9: (L) 6000 x 3368, (M) 3984 x 2240, (S1) 2976 x 1680 (S2) 2400 x 1344
JPEG 1:1: (L) 4000 x 4000, (M) 2656 x 2656, (S1) 1984 x 1984, (S2) 1600 x 1600
In-camera RAW processing & Image Resize available in playback
Movie TypeMP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]
Movie Size4K - 3840 x 2160 (29.97, 25 fps)
Full HD - 1920 x 1080 (119.88, 100, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25 fps)
HD - 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
HDR - 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25 fps)
4K Timelapse - 3840 x 2160 (29.97, 25 fps)
Full HD - 1920 x 1080 (59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
HD - 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
VGA - 640 x 480 (29.97, 25 fps)
Movie LengthMax duration 29min 59sec, Max file size 4GB (If file size exceeds 4GB a new file will be created automatically)Max duration 29min 59sec, Max file size 4GB (If file size exceeds 4GB a new file will be created automatically)
 
Other Information  
Wireless FeaturesBuilt-in Wi-Fi, BluetoothBuilt-in Wi-Fi, NFC and Low-Energy Bluetooth
GPS
Custom Functions9 Customizable Buttons / 3 dials13 Customizable Buttons/ dials
LCD Panel / IlluminationYes/YesNo / No
Water & Dust Resistance
Sound MemoNoNo
Orientation SensorYesYes
Playback Zoom1.5x - 10x1.5x - 10x enabled in 10 steps
Display Formats(1) Single image with information (2 levels)
(2) Single image
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(5) 36 image index
(6) 100 image index
(7) Jump Display
(8) Movie edit
(1) Single image with information (toggle up to 8 options)
(2) Single image
(3) Index display (6/12/42/110 images)
(4) Jump Display (1/10/100 image, by shot date, by rating)
 
Interface  
Computer InterfaceUSB Type C (Speed equivalent to High-speed USB 2.0)Hi-Speed USB (Micro USB connector)
Other InterfaceWireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only, 1-11 ch)
Bluetooth® (Specification version 4.1, Bluetooth low energy technology)
HDMI (Micro - Type-D connector), Output options include [With info], [Clean / 4K output], and [Clean / FHD output]. HDR output to compatible TV supported
Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only, 1-11 ch), with Dynamic NFC support
Bluetooth (Specification version 4.1, Bluetooth low energy technology)
HDMI (Micro - Type-D connector)
External microphone (3.5mm stereo jack)
 
Memory  
Memory TypeSD, SDHC or SDXC (UHS-II)SD, SDHC or SDXC (UHS-I)
 
Batteries & Power  
BatteryRechargeable Battery Pack LP-E17Rechargeable Battery Pack LP-E17
Battery LifeApprox. Approx: 305 shots, 410 shots with Eco Mode On, 250 shots with EVF)Approx. Approx: 295 shots (425 shots with Eco Mode On)
Battery Indicator4 levels4 levels
Power SavingDisplay off (15, 30 sec or 1, 3, 5, 10, 30 mins)
Auto Power Down (30 sec or 1, 3, 5, 10 mins, Disable)
ECO mode
Display off (15, 30 sec or 1, 3, 5, 10, 30 mins)
Auto Power Down (30 sec or 1, 3, 5, 10 mins, Disable)
ECO mode
Power Supply Battery ChargersBattery charger LC-E17E
Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700
DC Coupler DR-E17
Battery charger LC-E17E
Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700
DC Coupler DR-E17
 
Physical Specs  
Body Materials
Shutter Durability Rating
Operating Environment32–104°F / 0–40°C32–104°F / 0–40°C
Dimensions Inches4.71 x 2.76 x 1.94" (119.6 x 70.0 x 49.2mm)4.4 x 2.7 x 1.8" (112.0 x 68.0 x 44.5mm))
CIPA Weight12.73 oz (361g)13.8 oz (390g)
 
Accessories  
ViewfinderOptional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1
(0.48 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, Approx. 2,360,000 dots, 100% coverage. Approx. 43 g
Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC2
(0.39 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, Approx. 2,360,000 dots, 100% coverage. Approx. 29 g
Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1
(0.48 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, Approx. 2,360,000 dots, 100% coverage. Approx. 43 g
Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC2
(0.39 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, Approx. 2,360,000 dots, 100% coverage. Approx. 29 g
Camera CaseNeck Strap EM-E2 SeriesBody Jacket EH30-CJ
Wireless File TransmitterBuilt inBuilt in
Compatible LensesEF-M (EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M)EF-M (EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M)
Compatible FlashCanon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III-RT, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, 600EX II-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite MR-14EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)Canon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III-RT, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, 600EX II-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite MR-14EX, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)
Battery Grip
Remote Bluetooth Remote BR-E1Remote Switch RS-60E3
Timer Remote Controller TC-80N3 (Requires Remote Controller Adapter RA-E3)
Remote Controller RC-6
OtherInterface Cable IFC-100U, IFC-400U
Mount Adapter EF-EOSM
USB Power Adapter PD-E1
Interface cable IFC-600PCU
 
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