Updated Canon EOS 6D Mark II Specifications [CR2]

transpo1

EOS 7D MK II
Jan 12, 2011
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rrcphoto said:
No 4k is going to cause forum warriors to go crazy. But most likely in reality, how many more cameras would 4k sell? Probably not enough to warrant it.
Answer: they would sell a good deal more cameras. If forums are burning up over no 4K, it would stand to reason that many people would want to buy it, no?

With usable full-frame or 1.3x crop 4K (with Clog) to get them excited, video and hybrid shooters would buy it like crazy. People love the Canon stills, and love their color science.

This is Canon blatantly "protecting" their higher-end cameras. It would cost very little R&D to implement 4K in the 6DII.

Now, cue Neuro with how Canon marketing is infallible. ::)
 

honestlo

I'm New Here
Jun 9, 2016
11
3
won't consider without 4K !!

This will be a camera for coming 4 years before the mark III come out.

Nowaday, almost every new smartphone and new cameera has 4K recording capability.
 
If it has the all-cross-type AF system of the 80D, then that's not bad, but still probably not on par with the 5D3 let alone the 5D4. That, plus a lack of dual SD card slots, would make this a downright shameful upgrade to the 6D. The lack of 4K would be just a slap in the face, salt in the wound.

But hey, they haven't mentioned that it DOESN'T have dual card slots yet, and maybe the 45 pt AF is good enough for professional use. That'd put the camera in decent contention against the D750. But if a D760 came out in the next 6-12 months with 4K video, that'd be embarrassing. Not that Nikon's 4K standards / implementation are *that* enviable, though.
 

Luds34

EOS 6D MK II
May 15, 2014
919
0
dlee13 said:
Specs looks really good to me, hopefully all 45 AF points are cross type. I'm eager to find out the max shutter and sync speeds when the full specs release.

I personally don't do any video so I couldn't care less that there's no 4K.
I've could have written this post. Other then I expect the max shutter and flash sync speeds to remain the same, aka a notch below the 5D line. Both fall into the "nice to have category" but in practice neither has been a real factor.

Good to hear about the possible 45 point AF system. Although where cameras are at today, it seems absurd to come out with a $2k camera and offer anything less.
 

YellowJersey

EOS 80D
Jan 2, 2014
144
0
Seems well suited to my needs (landscape photography that's almost always on a tripod). I'll probably be replacing my 5D mkIII with this, as the 5D mkIV is overkill and too expensive for me. But, my needs/wants are probably atypical these days, given the popularity of video.

I don't shoot video, so I don't really care about the lack of 4k. That said, I think Canon is handing Panasonic and Sony the video market on a silver platter since people interested in a sub $4000 camera for video aren't even going to consider a C series camera as it's simply out WAAAAAAY of their price range. Hell, the Fuji GFX 50 is probably ideally suited for my needs, yet it's not an option as it's simply out of my price range. For every cinema camera Canon sells, they probably push 30 people to their competition and lose all the money from camera, lens, and accessory sales that go along with them. And yes, I know Canon is going to sell cameras regardless, but in a shrinking camera market, it can only do this for so long before Canon's imaging division finds itself in a similar position to Nikon. Canon has the potential to dominate the DSLR/mirrorless video market and they perplexingly choose not to in order to protect a niche line of cinema cameras. Seems weird, but it will come back to bite Canon, and hard.
 

Luds34

EOS 6D MK II
May 15, 2014
919
0
honestlo said:
won't consider without 4K !!

This will be a camera for coming 4 years before the mark III come out.

Nowaday, almost every new smartphone and new cameera has 4K recording capability.
Well, a DSLR is a stills camera first and foremost. Frankly 1080p is more than fine for home videos. If anyone is serious about video then they are buying more of a dedicated video camera. The whole "right tool for the job" sort of thinking.
 

CanoKnight

EOS 80D
Jul 7, 2014
118
70
Every few years Canon tinkers with the specs, repackages the same sh** and sells it to us as an 'upgrade'. The last true novelty that I can think of that came from Canon was DPAF and that was a number of years ago. Meanwhile Sony has leapfrogged ahead with the A9. And Panasonic owns the video market in the sub $7000 category.
 

rrcphoto

EOS 5D MK IV
Jun 20, 2013
2,505
147
transpo1 said:
rrcphoto said:
No 4k is going to cause forum warriors to go crazy. But most likely in reality, how many more cameras would 4k sell? Probably not enough to warrant it.
Answer: they would sell a good deal more cameras. If forums are burning up over no 4K, it would stand to reason that many people would want to buy it, no?

With usable full-frame or 1.3x crop 4K (with Clog) to get them excited, video and hybrid shooters would buy it like crazy. People love the Canon stills, and love their color science.

This is Canon blatantly "protecting" their higher-end cameras. It would cost very little R&D to implement 4K in the 6DII.

Now, cue Neuro with how Canon marketing is infallible. ::)
Probably not. People clamouring for it, but the proof is in who spends money. Not forum whiners.

Canon managed to gain marketshare with no 4k cameras. It's hard to say the market for 4k is this popular.

Especially on DSLRs.

It's certainly wasn't going to get better than the 5D, that's just laughable
 

-1

EOS 80D
Dec 18, 2014
187
2
geekyrocketguy said:
What about GPS?!

As an astro-landscape photographer who is forever shooting in remote, off-trail places, GPS is extremely important to me.
https://play.google.com/store/search?q=gpslogger&c=apps&hl=en
 

Orangutan

EOR R
Sep 25, 2010
2,140
3
rrcphoto said:
transpo1 said:
rrcphoto said:
No 4k is going to cause forum warriors to go crazy. But most likely in reality, how many more cameras would 4k sell? Probably not enough to warrant it.
This is Canon blatantly "protecting" their higher-end cameras. It would cost very little R&D to implement 4K in the 6DII.

Now, cue Neuro with how Canon marketing is infallible. ::)
the proof is in who spends money. Not forum whiners.
+1

Canon managed to gain marketshare with no 4k cameras. It's hard to say the market for 4k is this popular.
+1
 

rrcphoto

EOS 5D MK IV
Jun 20, 2013
2,505
147
transpo1 said:
Mt Spokane Photography said:
Hellish said:
1080p is a JOKE

This isn't how you separate lines in 2017

iPhones have had 4k for a few iterations....
Use your iphone and get wonderful 4K. My iphone 6+ does not have 4K, so how many iterations is a few? Maybe you are counting iphone 7, 8 and 9?
Actually, he's quite right. 1080p-only is a joke in $2K plus camera body when you can get it in an iPhone. These things should be included for the money.

P.S. The iPhone 6S and 7 both have 4K, so Hellish is correct about that.
I must have missed the part where the iPhone is made by canon or has a full frame sensor.
 

CanonFanBoy

EOS 5D SR
Jan 28, 2015
4,106
1,652
Irving, Texas
Sounds like a fantastic camera for the money to me, especially in another year or three.

No 4k, I don't care.
No GPS, I don't care.

Canon has another winner here in my opinion.
 

CanonFanBoy

EOS 5D SR
Jan 28, 2015
4,106
1,652
Irving, Texas
rrcphoto said:
transpo1 said:
Mt Spokane Photography said:
Hellish said:
1080p is a JOKE

This isn't how you separate lines in 2017

iPhones have had 4k for a few iterations....
Use your iphone and get wonderful 4K. My iphone 6+ does not have 4K, so how many iterations is a few? Maybe you are counting iphone 7, 8 and 9?
Actually, he's quite right. 1080p-only is a joke in $2K plus camera body when you can get it in an iPhone. These things should be included for the money.

P.S. The iPhone 6S and 7 both have 4K, so Hellish is correct about that.
I must have missed the part where the iPhone is made by canon or has a full frame sensor.
Those iPhone sensors are yuuuuge! On those little screens the difference between 4K and 420p is amazing. ;)
 

deadwrong

EOS M50
Aug 17, 2016
41
0
:eek: No 4k? Sounds like this camera is already dated.

I really want one for stills though. I cant just keep waiting for Canon to get it right. 5dIv was a big disappointment.
I like Canon, but gotta admit Sony is coming with that A7iii very shortly that will make this Camera look 5 years old.

Guess I will watch the reviews first on this one. :eek:
 

timmy_650

EOS RP
Dec 20, 2012
276
13
I am super happy about Spec but I am not sure if I will upgrade.I know I wont for the first 9 months but maybe when the price drops and there are refurbished models.
I am happy they are crippling the video, I have taken like 3 videos in the years I have owned my camera and I don't have the money/time to edit 4K.
 

Pixel

EOS 80D
Sep 6, 2011
105
7
I don't believe adding 4K is as simple as people claim it to be. I would think it would take a more heavy duty processor, bigger buffer and more robust heat protection, no? All of these would significantly add to the cost of the camera. Correct me if I'm wrong.
 

In-The-Dark

EOS M50
Jan 13, 2016
43
0
Canon Rumors said:
45pt AF (We’re not sure if they’re all cross-type)
Touchscreen
Approx 100% viewfinder
Yay! If these hold true and materialize, already a very good reason to upgrade from a 6D.
Eliminates focus-and-recompose (well maybe most of it).
 

cerealito

EOS M50
Sep 8, 2014
36
1
No 4K video means that no serious videographer will be buying this for 2000+ dollars, specially in 2017.

Some will say that "this is a stills camera" :p, ok fine, but then why won't they give us maximum stills IQ by removing the Antialiasing filter?... "Oh! that's in case you are shooting video".

see?
 

cellomaster27

Capture the moment!
Jun 3, 2013
353
51
San Jose - CA
CanonFanBoy said:
Sounds like a fantastic camera for the money to me, especially in another year or three.

No 4k, I don't care.
No GPS, I don't care.

Canon has another winner here in my opinion.
I really don't care for 4K and GPS so I'm with you on this. But on the other hand, it is a bit frustrating to see canon leaving out 4K when most other companies have included 4K in so many cameras. I can understand not killing the 5D4 by leaving out 4K option but then I think they should've included the 4K on the 5D4 for the 6DII and given the 5D4 the proper 4K shooting ability.. but then there's the cinema line. idk I think the industry is very much ready for 4K for most consumers. If you are using an iMac, it would be frustrating to shoot 1080p with a 5K monitor. but then maybe ML can fix that for us. Regardless, since most people will evaluate value for bang with pure specs, canon is falling behind. I could care less.

I'm super super excited to see 45 AF points! Much more than I expected considering the original 6D only had a measly 9 points.
 

cerealito

EOS M50
Sep 8, 2014
36
1
Pixel said:
I don't believe adding 4K is as simple as people claim it to be. I would think it would take a more heavy duty processor, bigger buffer and more robust heat protection, no? All of these would significantly add to the cost of the camera. Correct me if I'm wrong.
Considering that my iphone 6s from 2015 does it no-problem... i would say no.