DSLR Cameras

Canon EOS 6D



  • 20.2 megapixel CMOS

  • Large sensor for maximum control over depth of field

  • Great low light shots

  • Continuous shooting

  • Choice of AF points for creative framing

  • Powerful DIGIC processing

  • Large clear view of your scene

  • Large bright screen for clear viewing

  • High Dynamic Range mode

  • Combine multiple frames into a single image

  • Stunning 1080p movies

  • Tag your images with location data

  • Share your images and control your camera over Wifi

  • Edit and process RAW images in camera

  • Widest selection of Lenses

Specifications in detail


  • Type

    36 x 24 mm CMOS

  • Effective Pixels

    Approx. 20.2 megapixels

  • Total Pixels

    Approx. 20.6 megapixels

  • Aspect Ratio


  • Low-Pass Filter

    Built-in/Fixed with fluorine coating

  • Sensor Cleaning

    EOS integrated cleaning system

  • Colour Filter Type

    Primary Colour


  • Type

    DIGIC 5+


  • Lens Mount

    EF (excludes EF-S lenses)

  • Focal Length

    Equivalent to 1.0x the focal length of the lens


  • Type

    TTL-CT-SIR with a dedicated CMOS sensor

  • AF System/ Points

    11 points (f/5.6 cross type at centre, extra sensitivity at f/2.8)

  • AF Working Range

    EV -3 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)

  • AF Modes

    AI Focus

    One Shot

    AI Servo

  • AF Point Selection

    Automatic selection

    Manual selection

    AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting

  • Selected AF Point Display

    Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on top LCD panel and Quick Control screen

  • AF Lock

    Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode or AF-ON button is pressed.

  • AF Assist Beam

    Emitted by an optional dedicated Speedlite

  • Manual Focus

    Selected on lens

  • AF Microadjustment

    C.Fn II-9

    +/- 20 steps ( wide and tele setting for Zooms)

    Adjust all lenses by same amount

    Adjust up to 40 lenses individually

    Adjustments remembered for lens by serial number


  • Metering Modes

    TTL full aperture metering with 63 zone Dual Layer SPC

    (1) Evaluative metering (linked to All AF point)

    (2) Partial metering (approx. 8% of viewfinder at centre)

    (3) Spot metering (approx. 3.5% viewfinder at centre)

    (4) Centre weighted average metering

  • Metering Range

    EV 1 - 20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)

  • AE Lock

    Auto: In 1-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.

    Manual: By AE lock button in creative zone modes.

  • Exposure Compensation

    '+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).

  • AEB

    2, 3, 5 or 7 Shots +/-3 EV 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments

  • ISO Sensitivity*

    Auto (100-25600), 100-25600 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)

    ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 51200, H2: 102400

    During Movie shooting: Auto (100-12800), 100-12800 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments) ISO can be expanded to H: 25600


  • Type

    Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter

  • Speed

    30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)


  • Type

    Auto white balance with the imaging sensor

  • Settings

    AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White

    Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature Setting.

    White balance compensation:

    1. Blue/Amber +/-9

    2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.

  • Custom White Balance

    Yes, 1 setting can be registered

  • WB Bracketing

    '+/-3 levels in single level increments

    3 bracketed images per shutter release.

    Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.


  • Type


  • Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal)

    Approx. 97%

  • Magnification

    Approx. 0.71x¹

  • Eyepoint

    Approx. 21mm (from eyepiece lens centre)

  • Dioptre Correction

    '-3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)

  • Focusing Screen

    Interchangeable (3 types, optional). Standard Focusing Screen Precision Matte Eg-A II

  • Mirror

    Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4 or shorter)

  • Viewfinder Information

    AF information: AF points, focus confirmation light.¹

    Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB.

    Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation.

    Image information: Highlight tone priority (D+), maximum burst (2-digit display), card


    Battery check: Composition information

    Electronic level

    Warning symbol: Displayed if any of the following is set: Monochrome, white balance

    correction, expanded ISO speed, or spot metering.

  • Depth of Field Preview

    Yes, with Depth of Field preview button.

  • Eyepiece Shutter

    On strap


  • Type

    7.7cm (3.0") Clear View TFT, approx. 1040K dots

  • Coverage

    Approx. 100%

  • Viewing Angle (Horizontally/Vertically)

    Approx 170°

  • Coating

    Dual Anti-reflection

  • Brightness Adjustment

    Adjustable to one of seven levels

  • Display Options

    (1) Quick Control Screen

    (2) Camera settings

    (3) Electronic Level


  • Modes

    E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual

  • X-Sync


  • Flash Exposure Compensation

    '+/- 3EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments

  • Flash Exposure Bracketing

    Yes, with compatible External Flash

  • Flash Exposure Lock


  • Second Curtain Synchronisation


  • HotShoe/ PC Terminal

    Yes/ No

  • External Flash Compatibility

    E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support (with optional accessory)

  • External Flash Control

    via camera menu screen


  • Modes

    Scene Intelligent Auto, No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual

  • Picture Styles

    Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)

  • Colour Space

    sRGB and Adobe RGB

  • Image Processing

    Highlight Tone Priority

    Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)

    Long exposure noise reduction

    High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)

    Multi Shot Noise Reduction

    Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination

    Chromatic aberration correction

    Resize to M, S1, S2 or S3

    RAW image processing - during image Playback only

    Multiple exposure

    HDR images

  • Drive Modes

    Single, Continuous, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s +remote), Silent single shooting, Silent continous shooting

  • Continuous Shooting

    Max. Approx. 4.5fps. (speed maintained for up to 1250 images (JPEG)¹²or 17 images (RAW))³ (with UHS-I card)²


  • Type

    Electronic viewfinder with image sensor

  • Coverage

    Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)

  • Frame Rate

    30 fps

  • Focusing

    Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)

    Autofocus: Quick mode, Live mode, Live Face detection mode

  • Metering

    Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor

    Active metering time can be changed

  • Display Options

    Grid overlay (x3), Histogram, Aspect ratios, Electronic Level


  • Still Image Type

    JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0),

    RAW: RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition),

    Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant

  • RAW+JPEG Simultaneous Recording

    Yes, any combination of RAW + JPEG, M-RAW + JPEG, S-RAW + JPEG possible.

  • Image Size

    JPEG: (L) 5472x3648, (M) 3648x2432, (S1) 2736x1824, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x480

    RAW: (RAW) 5472x3648, (M-RAW) 4104x2736, (S-RAW) 2736x1824

  • Movie Type

    MOV (Video: H.264 Intra frame / inter frame, Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user)

  • Movie Size

    1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps) intra or inter frame

    1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps) intra or inter frame

    640 x 480 (59.94, 50 fps) inter frame

  • Movie Length

    Max duration 29min 59sec

  • Folders

    New folders can be manually created and selected

  • File Numbering

    (1) Consecutive numbering

    (2) Auto reset

    (3) Manual reset


  • Custom Functions

    21 Custom Functions

  • Metadata Tag

    User copyright information (can be set in camera)

    Image rating (0-5 stars), GPS coordinates.

  • LCD Panel / Illumination

    Yes / Yes

  • Water/ Dust Resistance

    Yes (equal to EOS-1N)

  • Sound Memo


  • Intelligent Orientation Sensor


  • Playback Zoom

    1.5x - 10x

  • Display Formats

    (1) Single image with information (2 levels)

    (2) Single image

    (3) 4 image index

    (4) 9 image index

    (5) Jump Display

  • Slide Show

    Image selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills, Rating

    Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10 or 20 seconds

    Repeat: On/Off

  • Histogram

    Brightness: Yes

    RGB: Yes

  • Highlight Alert


  • Image Erase/Protection

    Erase: Single image, All images in folder, Checkmarked images, unprotected images

    Protection: Erase protection of one image at a time

  • Menu Categories

    (1) Shooting menu (x6)

    (2) Playback menu (x3)

    (3) Setup menu (x4)

    (4) Custom Functions menu

    (5) My Menu

  • Menu Languages

    25 Languages

    English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese

  • Firmware Update

    Update possible by the user.


  • Computer

    Hi-Speed USB

  • Other

    HDMI mini output, Video output (PAL/ NTSC), External microphone (Stereo mini jack)


  • Canon Printers

    Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge

  • PictBridge

    Yes, PictBridge compliant (USB and Wireless LAN)


  • Type

    SD, SDHC or SDXC (UHS-I)card


  • PC & Macintosh

    Windows XP inc SP3 / Vista inc SP1 and SP2 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition)

    OS X v10.6-10.7 (Intel processor required)


  • Browsing & Printing

    ImageBrowser EX

  • Image Processing

    Digital Photo Professional

  • Other

    PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture), Picture Style Editor


  • Batteries

    Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6 (supplied)

  • Battery Life

    Approx. 1090 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)¹

    Approx. 980 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)

  • Battery Indicator

    6 levels + percentage

  • Power Saving

    Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins.

  • Power Supply & Battery Chargers

    AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6, Battery charger LC-E6, Car Battery charger CBC-E6


  • Body Materials

    Magnesium Alloy front and rear body covers. Polycarbonate top cover

  • Operating Environment

    0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity

  • Dimensions (WxHxD)

    144.5 x 110.5 x 71.2

  • Weight (Body Only)

    Approx. 755g (CIPA testing standard, including battery and memory card)


  • Viewfinder

    Eyecup Eb, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eb, Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15, Focusing Screens Eg (with Grid Eg-D, Super Precision Matte Eg-S), Angle Finder C

  • Wireless File Transmitter

    Built in

  • Lenses

    All EF lenses

  • Flash

    Canon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)

  • Battery Grip


  • Remote Controller/ Switch

    Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5, Remote Controller RC-6

  • Other

    Hand Strap E2, GP-E2

*Recommended Exposure Index

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

  1. ¹ Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated

  2. ¹ with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt

  3. ¹ Large/Fine(Quality 8) resolution

    ² Maximum fps and buffer capacity may be reduced depending on the cameras settings and light level

    ³ Based on Canon's testing conditions, JPEG, ISO 100, Standard Picture Style. Varies depending on the subject, memory card brand and capacity, image recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, Custom functions etc.

  4. ¹ Focus Confirmation Light not available with EF Cinema lenses