Canon EOS 6D Specifications

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Canon EOS 6D (Body Only)

Part Number: 8035B002

General

  • Depth
    2.8 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    20.2 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy, polycarbonate
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    20600000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    20200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    23.9 x 35.8mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.0
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    EOS Integrated Cleaning System, Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
  • Wireless Connection
    Wireless LAN
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 5+
  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, FlexiZone, Predictive AI Servo AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Live Face detection AF mode
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO 102400, ISO 50, ISO 51200, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, partial (8%), spot (3.5%)
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    63
  • Exposure Modes
    E-TTL II program flash, aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    backlight correction HDR, close-up, handheld night shot, landscape, night portrait, portrait mode, sports mode
  • Special Effects
    Faithful, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 10000K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (white), shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/180 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 1-20 ( ISO 100 )

Display

  • Display Format
    1,040,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    0 - 85%

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 5472 x 3648
    3648 x 2432
    JPEG 2736 x 1824
    JPEG 1920 x 1280
    JPEG 720 x 480
    RAW 5472 x 3648
    RAW 4104 x 2736
    RAW 2736 x 1824
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 60 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 50 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 25 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Information
    AF point, AF-in-focus, high-speed sync indicator, highlight tone priority, maximum burst, memory card status, shutter speed, FE lock, ISO sensitivity, aperture, battery status, electronic level, exposure compensation, flash charge completion, flash compensation on/off
  • Optical Viewfinder Field Coverage
    97%
  • Optical Viewfinder Magnification
    0.71x
  • Optical Viewfinder Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second, 4.5 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Features
    Auto Lighting Optimizer, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), built-in help guide, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, peripheral illumination correction, remote control via Android devices, remote control via IPhone, resizing an image, Dust Delete Data system, silent shooting, HDR image enhancement technology, Intelligent Auto Plus (iA+), Lens Distortion Correction, RGB primary color filter, Scene Intelligent Auto technology, Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), auto power save

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB 2.0, composite video/audio output, microphone, remote control
  • Qty
    1
  • Connector Type
    mini-phone 3.5 mm

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/180 sec

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 1090 shots ( at 23 °C (LCD Monitor off) )
    Photo shooting - 980 shots ( at 0 °C (LCD Monitor off) )
    Photo shooting - 220 shots ( at 23 °C (Live View mode) )
    Photo shooting - 190 shots ( at 0 °C (Live View mode) )
  • Battery Type
    Canon LP-E6
  • Details
    1 x Canon LP-E6 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Canon LP-E6

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon EOS
  • Model
    6D
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • SLR Enhanced Functionality
    Live View mode, movie recording
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second, 4.5 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO 102400, ISO 50, ISO 51200, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    102400
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 5+
  • Special Effects
    Faithful, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Live Face detection AF mode
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Canon EF
  • Features
    Auto Lighting Optimizer, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), built-in help guide, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, peripheral illumination correction, remote control via Android devices, remote control via IPhone, resizing an image, Dust Delete Data system, silent shooting, HDR image enhancement technology, Intelligent Auto Plus (iA+), Lens Distortion Correction, RGB primary color filter, Scene Intelligent Auto technology, Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), auto power save

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Canon EF

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, partial (8%), spot (3.5%)
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    63
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    E-TTL II program flash, aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    backlight correction HDR, close-up, handheld night shot, landscape, night portrait, portrait mode, sports mode

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 1-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 10000K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (white), shade, tungsten light
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, FlexiZone, Predictive AI Servo AF

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.7 in
  • Height
    4.4 in
  • Weight
    1.5 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    20.2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    23.9 x 35.8mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    23.9 x 35.8 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.0
  • Total Pixels
    20600000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    20200000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    EOS Integrated Cleaning System, Self Cleaning Sensor Unit

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.7 cm
  • Display Format
    1,040,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Wireless Interface
    Wireless LAN
  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Sensors
    digital level meter
  • Connectivity Features
    remote live view
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    97%
  • Magnification
    0.71x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1920 x 1280, 2736 x 1824, 3648 x 2432, 4104 x 2736, 5472 x 3648, 720 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, RAW

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    24 frames per second, 25 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 50 frames per second, 60 frames per second

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Canon LP-E6
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

Battery Life Details

  • Usage Mode
    photo shooting
  • Battery Life
    1090 shots, 190 shots, 220 shots, 980 shots
  • Details
    at 0 °C (LCD Monitor off), at 0 °C (Live View mode), at 23 °C (LCD Monitor off), at 23 °C (Live View mode)

Communications

  • Connectivity Features
    Remote live view

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon