Canon EOS M6
Specifications

Dimensions (W x H x D)

112.0 x 68.0 x 44.5 mm

Weight (body only)

Approx. 390 g

(CIPA testing standard, including battery and memory card)

Specifications

24.2 MP

24.2 megapixels

For DSLR image quality

60 fps FULL HD

Full HD video

Great movies, on-line and at home

DIGIC7

DIGIC 7

Fast, responsive performance

5 axis Digital IS

5-axis Digital IS

Guards against camera shake

Dual Pixel CMOS AF

Dual Pixel CMOS AF

Fast for photos; smooth for video

Wi-Fi NFC

Wi-Fi and NFC

Shoot and share without wires

7fps icon

7 fps shooting

With SERVO autofocus

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

For easy wireless control

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Specifications in detail

Image Sensor

Type

22.3 x 14.9mm CMOS

Effective Pixels

Approx. 24.2 megapixels

Total Pixels

Approx. 25.8 megapixels

Aspect Ratio

3:2

Low-Pass Filter

Built-in/Fixed

Sensor Cleaning

EOS integrated cleaning system

Colour Filter Type

Primary Colour

Image Processor

Type

DIGIC 7

Lens

Lens Mount

EF-M (EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M)

Focal Length

Equivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens

Image Stabilisation

Optical Image Stabilizer on compatible lens

Movie: In-camera 5-axis Digital IS available. Further stabilisation enhancements from lenses compatible with Dynamic IS

Focusing

Type

Dual Pixel CMOS AF System. Phase detection pixels built onto imaging sensor 1

AF System/ Points

Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection 2

Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection 3

AF working range

EV -1 - 18 (at 23 °C, ISO 100, with EF-M 22mm f/2 STM)

AF Modes

One-Shot AF and Servo AF

AF Point Selection

Face + Tracking: Face and subject tracking via automatic recognition/ manual selection via touchscreen. Automatic selection over 49 AF points when no face recognised within frame.

Smooth Zone AF: Manual zone selection, plus automatic selection over 9 AF points within selected zone

1-point AF: Manual selection via touchscreen/ buttons

Selected AF point display

Indicated on LCD monitor/ EVF

AF Lock

Locked when shutter button is pressed half way or customisable AE Lock Button

AF Assist Beam

via LED assist beam

Manual Focus

With EF & EF-S lenses - Select via AF/MF switch on lens

With EF-M lenses - Select via dedicated MF Button/ other customisable buttons (toggle AF/MF).

MF Peaking available
AF+MF available (Manual focus adjustment after One-Shot AF)
Magnify image available during MF (5x or 10x)

Exposure Control

Metering modes

Real-time metering from the image sensor
(1) Evaluative metering (384 zones)
(2) Partial metering at center (approx. 10% of Live View Screen)
(3) Center weighted average metering
(4) Spot metering (approx. 2% of Live View Screen)

Metering Range

Still image: EV 1 - 20 (at 23 °C, ISO 100)
Movie: EV 2 - 20 (at 23 °C, ISO 100)

AE Lock

Auto: In One-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock Button in creative zone modes.

Exposure Compensation

+/-3 EV in 1/3 stop increments

AEB

3 shots, +/- 2 EV, 1/3-stop increments (can be used together with Exposure Compensation)

ISO Sensitivity

ISO AUTO (100 - 25600), 100 - 25600 in 1/3 stop increments 4

Movie: ISO AUTO (100 - 6400), 100 - 12800 in 1/3-stop increments

Shutter

Type

Electronically controlled focal-place shutter

Speed

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

White Balance

Type

Auto white balance with the imaging sensor

Settings

AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature (100 Kelvin increments)

White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9 levels
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9 levels

Custom White Balance

Yes, 1 setting can be registered

Viewfinder

Type

Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1, EVF-DC2

Viewfinder Information

With EVF-DC2:

Customisable and toggle via INFO. Button
(1) Liveview image with exposure info
(2) Liveview image with basic info
(3) Liveview image with full info

Customisable settings:
Shooting Info, Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/ RGB), Electronic Level, Aspect Ratio

Depth of field preview

Yes, via customisable buttons

LCD Monitor

Type

7.5 cm (3.0”) ClearView II Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. Electrostatic capacitive type. Tiltable 180 degrees up and 45 degrees down.

Coverage

Approx. 100%

Brightness Adjustment

Adjustable to one of five levels

Display Options

Customisable and toggle via INFO. Button
(1) Liveview image with basic info
(2) Liveview image with full info
(3) Liveview image with no information
(4) Quick Control Screen

Customisable settings:
Shooting Info, Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/ RGB), Electronic Level, Aspect Ratio

Flash

Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters)

5

Built-in Flash Coverage

Maximum coverage at approx. 15mm (35mm equivalent: approx. 24mm)

Built-in Flash recycle time

Approx. 3 seconds 5

Modes

Auto (E-TTL II), Manual Flash On/Off (3 flash power output settings)

Red-Eye Reduction

Yes - with red eye reduction lamp

X-sync

1/200 sec

Flash Exposure Compensation

+/- 2 EV in 1/3 increments

Flash Exposure Bracketing

Yes, with compatible external flash

Flash Exposure Lock

Yes, via AEL Button

Second Curtain Synchronisation

Yes

HotShoe/ PC terminal

Yes/ No

External Flash Compatibility

E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support

External Flash Control

Via camera setting/ flash setting menu

Shooting

Modes

Scene Intelligent Auto, Hybrid Auto, Creative Assist, SCN(Self-Portrait, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Food, Panning, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), Creative Filters (Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Art bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect (Stills and Movie), High Dynamic Range), Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual exposure, Custom (x2), Movie (Movie auto exposure, Movie manual exposure, Time-lapse movie)

Picture Styles

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

Colour Space

sRGB

Image Processing

Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings + Multi Shot NR)
Lens peripheral illumination correction
Chromatic aberration correction
Diffraction correction

Creative Assist:
Background Blur (5 settings)
Brightness (19 levels)
Contrast (9 levels)
Saturation (9 levels)
Color Tone (19 levels)
Monochrome (Sharpness Strength / Sharpness Fineness / Sharpness Threshold / Contrast (9 levels) / Filter effect (Ye - Yellow / Or - Orange / R - Red / G (Green) / Toning effect (S - Sepia / B - Blue / P - Purple / G - Green))

Drive modes

Single, High-Speed Continuous, Low-Speed Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s, Custom, Remote)

Continuous Shooting

Fixed AF: Approx. 9 shots/s for up to 26 frames in JPEG and 17 frames in RAW 6
With AF: Approx. 7 shots/s 7

Intervalometer

Time-Lapse Movie Mode

Live View Mode

Coverage

Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)

File Type

Still Image Type

JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.30 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0)
RAW: RAW (14-bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition),
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant

RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording

Yes, RAW + various JPEG compression possible

Image Size

RAW: (3:2) 6000 x 4000, (4:3) 5328 x 4000, (16:9) 6000 x 3368, (1:1) 4000 x 4000

JPEG 3:2: (L) 6000 x 4000, (M) 3984 x 2656, (S1) 2976 x 1984, (S2) 2400 x 1600
JPEG 4:3: (L) 5328 x 4000, (M) 3552 x 2664, (S1) 2656 x 1992, (S2)  2112 x 1600
JPEG 16:9: (L) 6000 x 3368, (M) 3984 x 2240, (S1) 2976 x 1680 (S2) 2400 x 1344
JPEG 1:1: (L) 4000 x 4000, (M) 2656 x 2656, (S1) 1984 x 1984, (S2) 1600 x 1600

In-camera RAW processing & Image Resize available in playback

Movie Type

MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]

Movie Size

Full HD - 1920 x 1080 (59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
HD - 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
VGA - 640 x 480 (29.97, 25 fps)

Movie Length

Max duration 29min 59sec, Max file size 4GB

Folders

New folders can be automatically created monthly or daily

File Numbering

(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset

Other Features

Custom Functions

13 customisable buttons/ dials

Metadata Tag

User copyright information (Author's Name, Copyright Details)
Image rating (0-5 stars)

Intelligent Orientation Sensor

Yes, with Image Rotate

Playback zoom

2x - 10x enabled in 10 steps

Display Formats

(1) Single image with information (toggle up to 8 options)
(2) Single image
(3) Index display (6/12/42/110 images)
(4) Jump Display (1/10/100 image, by shot date, by rating)

Slide Show

Playback time: 3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/15/30 seconds
Repeat: On/Off
Transition Effects: Off, Fade

Histogram

Brightness/ RGB

Highlight Alert

Yes

Image Erase/Protection

Erase: Single image, Selected images, Selected range, All images
Protection: Selected images, Selected range, All images. Unprotect all images

Menu Categories

(1) Shooting menu (x8)
(2) Playback menu (x5)
(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

Firmware update possible by the user.

Interface

Computer

Hi-Speed USB (Micro USB connector)

Other

Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only, 1-11 ch), with Dynamic NFC support 8

Bluetooth® (Specification version 4.1, Bluetooth low energy technology) 9

HDMI (Micro - Type-D connector)
External microphone (3.5mm stereo jack)

Direct Print

Canon Printers

Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge

PictBridge

Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)

Storage

Type

SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I compatible)

Supported Operating System

PC & Macintosh

Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1 11
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12

For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10

For Image Transfer Utility:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12

Software

Image Processing

Digital Photo Professional

Other

Picture Style Editor, EOS Utility, Image Transfer Utility

Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices 12

Power Source

Batteries

1 x Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E17

Battery life

With LCD monitor: Approx. 295 shots (at 23 °C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
With optional EVF-DC2 : Approx. 290 shots (at 23 °C, AE 50%, FE 50%)

ECO Mode: Approx. 425 shots (at 23 °C, AE 50%, FE 50%)

Battery Indicator

4 levels

Power saving

Display off (15, 30 sec or 1, 3, 5, 10, 30 mins)
Auto Power Down (30 sec or 1, 3, 5, 10 mins, Disable)
ECO mode

Power Supply & Battery Chargers

Battery charger LC-E17E

Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700
DC Coupler DR-E17

Accessories

Viewfinder

Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1
(0.48 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, Approx. 2,360,000 dots, 100% coverage. Approx. 43 g

Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC2
(0.39 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, Approx. 2,360,000 dots, 100% coverage. Approx. 29 g

Cases / Straps

Body Jacket EH30-CJ
Neck Strap EM-300DB
Neck Strap EM-E2

Lenses

EF-M lenses
All EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M

Flash

Canon Speedlites (including 90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III, 430EX III-RT, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, 600EX II-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX II, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)

Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3, Speedlite Bracket SB-E2

Remote Controller/ Switch

Remote Switch RS-60E3
Timer Remote Controller TC-80N3 13
Remote Controller RC-6

Other

Interface cable IFC-600PCU

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

Subject to change without notice.

  1. Dual Pixel CMOS AF - AF is possible over an area of approx. 80% Vertical x 80% Horizontal of the frame
  2. Maximum number of AF frame is dependent on selected image aspect ratio
  3. Dual Pixel CMOS AF - AF is possible over an area of approx. 80% Vertical x 80% Horizontal of the frame
  4. Recommended Exposure Index
  5. When battery is fully charged
  6. Continuous shooting speed is measured with EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM and requires SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card. Total number of frames captured and continuous shooting speed may vary depending on camera exposure settings, type of lens used, battery level, light level and memory card used.
  7. Continuous shooting speed is measured with EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM and requires SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card. Under Servo AF, maximum continuous shooting speed and total number of frames captured depends on subject condition, camera settings and lens used
  8. Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions.
  9. Equipped with Bluetooth® low energy technology. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Canon Europe Ltd. is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
  10. Bluetooth functionality with Camera Connect app requires smart device to be equipped with Bluetooth version 4.0 (or later). Also requires smart device to be using operating system iOS 8.4 (or later) or Android 5.0 (or later)
  11. Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only
  12. Bluetooth functionality with Camera Connect app requires smart device to be equipped with Bluetooth version 4.0 (or later). Also requires smart device to be using operating system iOS 8.4 (or later) or Android 5.0 (or later)
  13. Require Remote Controller Adapter RA-E3