A specification list for the EOS 6D Mark II has come about. It's pretty much the complete opposite of what we posted a week or so ago.

  • 28MP
  • 6 fps
  • ISO 100 – 102400 (expandable to 204800)
  • new AF system (but not the same as on 5DS)
  • 98% viewfinder coverage
  • Single SD card slot
  • WiFi, NFC, and GPS
  • small improvements for video features

The rumor above suggests that Canon wouldn't release a full frame camera with the same resolution as the Rebel series cameras, which are now at 24mp. We posted that the EOS 6D Mark II would retain its own sensor and would have a lower megapixel count than the predicted 28mp in the upcoming Canon EOS 5D Mark IV.

I personally believe consumers of full frame DSLRs in this day and age understand that not all pixels are created equal. I don't believe megapixel count is part of the marketing strategies for DSLRs anymore, unless you're talking about the high resolution 50mp+ camera.

Availability of the EOS 6D Mark II is said to be early 2016.

Source: [CanonWatch]

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