Canon has introduced a new full-frame camera – Canon EOS R6 Mk II. The novelty received a new CMOS image sensor with a resolution of 24.2 megapixels – a small step forward compared to the 20-megapixel Canon EOS R6 sensor.
Canon EOS R6 Mk II received a built-in five-axis stabilization, the effectiveness of which is estimated at 8 exposure stops. The camera is capable of continuous shooting at 40 fps in tracking autofocus mode when using the electronic viewfinder, when using the mechanical viewfinder, the shooting speed is reduced to 12 fps.
The Canon EOS R6 Mk II has improved autofocus. Firstly, Dual Pixel CMOS AF II is 80% faster than its predecessor, and secondly, the deep learning algorithms applied to the systems expand the number of recognizable objects: in addition to people and animals, it can also be horses, trains and planes.
The EOS R6 Mk II supports 4K video recording at 60 fps, as well as Full HD video recording at 180 fps. If you use an external device connected via HDMI, you can record 6K RAW video. Canon Log 3 and HDR PQ profiles are also supported.
The EOS R6 Mk II features a 0.5-inch EVF OLED display with a resolution of 3.69 MP and a frame rate of 120 Hz. There is a 3-inch, 1.62-megapixel movable touchscreen on the back.
The camera also received a USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 port, a 3.5 mm jack for connecting headphones or an external microphone, a microHDMI port, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi adapters. Dimensions new items – 138.4 x 98.4 x 88.4 mm, weight – 588 grams. On a fully charged LP-E6NH battery, the camera can take up to 760 shots.
The Canon EOS R6 Mk II will go on sale in late November for $2,500. Its cost in a set with Canon RF24-105 F4 L IS USM or RF24-105 F4.0-7.1 IS STM USM lenses is $3600 and $2800 respectively.