The Canon 6D finally has a successor as the camera maker announced the Mark II version of the DSLR. The original launched back in 2012, which was a really good entry-level DSLR with a full frame sensor.
The new 6D Mark II takes things a step ahead and now comes with a 26.2-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor paired to 45-point cross-type autofocus system with Canon’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF system. It also features Canon’s latest DIGIC 7 image processor, can shoot 1080p videos at 60p, ISO range of 100 to 40,000, and tilting touchscreen display which is definitely going to be an attraction point.
Being a photographer myself, I love shooting with my DSLR. Probably one of the features that I really miss is a vari-angle display. It not only helps in taking pictures at difficult angles, it’s also useful when making videos.
Other features of the 6D Mark II include continuous shooting of 6.5 fps, with a maximum burst of 21 frames for RAW photos and 150 for JPEG. Of course, you get dust and water-resistance, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth and as well GPS.
I think this will be a great option for photographers who want to jump on to full frame at a lower cost. Sadly there is no 4K video support which might disappoint a few fans. It will be available starting next month at $1,999 (roughly Rs 1,30,000) for the body only. There are kit options as well including a Canon 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 STM lens for $2,599 (roughly Rs 1,69,000) and $3,099 (roughly Rs 2,00,000) with the Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS lens.
Official India pricing is yet to be revealed.