Canon M6 MII summary
Canon M6 MII is Canon's Advanced Mirrorless digital camera initially introduced on August of 2019. It features a 33 MegaPixel, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a max resolution of 6960 x 4640.
The M6 MII stands at #12 out of 54 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras & over all #77 out of 1436 for digital cameras in our database. You should look at our Advanced camera search to get camera ratings based on your personalized criteria.
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Canon M6 MII history
The Canon M6 MII is part of a family of cameras. You can read the full range underneath.
Canon M6 MII Gallery
You can see the M6 MII from different angles in the gallery here.
Canon M6 MII Pros and Cons
Below is a selection of positives and negatives of the Canon M6 MII based on things which are oftentimes considered necessary in a digital camera.
Canon M6 MII Sensor details
The Canon M6 MII houses the DIGIC 8 chip. The size of the sensor in the Canon M6 MII is 22.3mm x 14.9mm (APS-C). The 332 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 6960 x 4640 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The CMOS sensor has 33MP and includes a standard ISO range of 100 - 25600. This ISO can be increased electronically to a high of 51200. RAW photos are saved which means that the user has wider room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath shows the M6 MII's sensor dimensions in comparison to other popular sizes. The M6 MII sensor has a crop factor of 1.6 and is pointed out in green.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Canon M6 MII dimensions
Canon M6 MII weighs 0.90 lb (408 gr or 14.39 ounces) & the sizing of the camera is 120mm x 70mm x 49mm (4.7" x 2.8" x 1.9"). The weight of typical Advanced Mirrorless camera is 437 gr so the Canon M6 MII is very much the same as compared with its competitors.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
Here is a image of the Canon M6 MII beside a soft drink to help you get a sense of its scale.
The top view just below will show you the button layout on the M6 MII.
Canon M6 MII Lens specs
The M6 MII works with the Canon EF-M mount and has 26 lenses that you can buy. Below is a few of the lenses we have in our collection which will fit the M6 MII.
Canon M6 MII Connectivity
The M6 MII has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that feature NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can be used wirelessly via smartphones. You are able to copy files and oftentimes adjust settings without the hassle of connecting physically to the camera.
Several applications even allow a Liveview and hit the shutter whenever you are not near the camera. If the camera has a HDMI port, it can be hooked up to an external screen. Almost all cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack through the USB port.
Canon M6 MII Video specs
The max video resolution in the Canon M6 MII is 3840 x 2160 and you can capture in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 2160p offers a fantastic resolution for video recording. You are able to crop to 1080p in order to get better results. Beware of the huge file sizes and ensure you get decent SD cards that have fast write speeds. Even though the camera has a microphone jack, it is missing a headphone jack which means that you won't be able to monitor your audio levels.
Canon M6 MII Weather Sealing
There is no environment sealing in the Canon M6 MII so you need to be careful in wet or dusty situations.
Canon M6 MII Screen and Viewfinder
The Canon M6 MII features a 3" tilting display boasting a resolution of 1,040k dots.
Moreover the display is touch friendly which means that you are able to switch focus points and change settings using your fingertips.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The View Finder details for Canon M6 MII are below:
- ViewFinder Electronic (optional)
- Resolution 2,360k dots
- Coverage 100 percent
For sunny outdoor situations which make the camera displays washed out and challenging to see, viewfinders will be pretty valuable.
Canon M6 MII Shutter specs
Canon M6 MII has the ability to shoot continuously at 14.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000s. The camera also has silent electronic shutter of 1/16000s. Beware that the electronic shutter might cause "rolling shutter" in certain lighting conditions.
Canon M6 MII Flash and Hot shoe specs
Canon M6 MII has both built in flash as well as external flash support. The maximum flash sync is 1/200s.
Canon M6 MII Autofocus specs
Canon M6 MII has both Phase Detect AF plus Contrast Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is more faster and precise when compared with Contrast Detect focusing. The camera features Face detection making it useful for people photography.
The Sensor features 143 focus points to pick from. Canon M6 MII has tap to focus. You can easily use your fingers in order to switch where you focus. It also has Tracking AF for moving things. Canon M6 MII includes manual focus in case it is needed during low light occasions or you need more accurate focus control.
Canon M6 MII Battery life
The battery pack (LP-E17) in the Canon M6 MII is built to last for 305 images as per the CIPA requirements which is less compared to it's rivals. The usual Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 366. Sony A6600 has the maximum (810) battery life within this type of cameras.
Here is a number of Advanced Mirrorless cameras that have the best battery life:
Canon M6 MII for specific forms of photography
The following chart presents a outline of the Canon M6 MII for specific forms of photography. To check out more, browse to the specific section underneath.
Canon M6 MII Portrait photography factors
The Canon M6 MII gets a score of 84 which is excellent, and means the camera is a brilliant fit to use for portrait photos. Shooting portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor dimensions, support for RAW photos plus the option to work with off-camera lighting.
Street photography with Canon M6 MII
Getting a exceptional rating of 81, the Canon M6 MII is a fantastic fit to use in street photography. A good street photography camera offers a good balance of picture quality plus portability.
Canon M6 MII Sports photography info
A above average sports photography rating of 72 suggests the Canon M6 MII is a very decent option for photographing sports. A camera really should have great focusing plus continuous shooting for sports photography.
Canon M6 MII Travel photography advice
Weight is very critical when getting a camera for travel. Over-all, the Canon M6 MII gets a above average 74 as a travelling camera which is a very decent fit to take with you on your vacations.
Canon M6 MII Landscape photography details
For those who are planning to buy a camera for landscape pictures, the biggest aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Canon M6 MII and it's excellent score of 76 for a landscape camera is a wonderful option among its competitors.
Vlogging with Canon M6 MII
A vlogging camera really should have a moving display screen, microphone port and ideally image stabilization. Considering every thing, the Canon M6 MII is simply not appropriate as a vlog camera as it receives a terrible rating of 37.
Canon M6 MII Alternatives
If you are looking for replacements to the M6 MII, here is a range of the highest placed cameras that fall into the family of Advanced Mirrorless.
The diagram underneath shows you an overview of the M6 MII compared to it's top ranking rivals shown above.
There are a bunch of cameras you may take into account as alternate options. To browse through a detailed comparison, just click on the "compare" link.