Canon EOS R6 Mark II Launched in India: Price, Specifications
The Canon EOS R6 Mark II was launched worldwide as the successor to the EOS R6, which debuted in 2020. The new model gets significant improvements over the previous one in terms of sensor resolution, burst shooting capabilities, autofocus, and enhancements. To install a video recording. Canon also introduced its new RF135mm f/1.8L IS USM prime lens, which it says is the only one on the market of this focal length with built-in stabilization. Coming from the L series, it is said to have professional grade glass, with a dust, water and shock resistant housing for use in harsh conditions.
Canon EOS R6 Mark II price in India, availability details
Canon EOS R6 Mark II is priced at Rs. 2,43,995 in India just for the body. It is also available with the RF24-105mm f/4L IS USM premium kit lens at Rs. 3,43,995, or you can get it with the RF24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS STM kit lens for Rs. 2,71,995. Canon says the camera and bundles will be available for purchase in India by the end of November.
The RF135mm f/1.8L ISM prime lens alone will set you back a cool Rs. 2,19,995, though availability in India is yet to be determined.
Canon EOS R6 Mark II specifications, features
The Canon EOS R6 Mark II has a 24.2-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, which has more resolution compared to the 20-megapixel sensor in the EOS R6. However, there is no change in the ISO range, which is still 100 to 1,02,400 for stills and 100 to 25,600 for video. Canon has managed to improve the burst shooting ability of the EOS R6 Mark II, from 20fps to a whopping 40fps with AE/AF tracking when using the electric shutter. The burst rate for still images is still 12fps when using the mechanical shutter.
The Canon EOS R6 Mark II has the same familiar design and button layout as the older model. It features an in-body 5-axis sensor, and an OLED electronic viewfinder with a resolution of 3.69 million dots. The autofocus system is said to have been improved and is now able to detect more subjects such as horses, trains, and airplanes thanks to the AI deep learning technology in the camera. The EOS R6 Mark II also features a digital teleconverter that can extend the focal length by 2X or 4X at the touch of a button.
The EOS R6 Mark II can now capture 4K 60fps (upscaled 6K sample video using the full sensor width) for long and unlimited 4K 30fps video recording. Fans of slow motion video will also appreciate the upscaling to 180fps (up from 120) in 1080p.