(Pocket-lint) – Canon has unveiled what it claims to be its “quickest superior full-frame mirrorless digicam”, the EOS R6 Mark II.
Boasting a newly-formed 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor and the identical DIGIC X processor tech discovered within the EOS-1D X Mark III, the digicam additionally helps the model’s Twin Pixel CMOS AF II autofocus engine.
This permits it to trace topics as they transfer by means of a scene in actual time. It may possibly additionally, by means of AI, recognise individuals, autos (together with plane and trains), and animals – making certain that they’re saved in focus respectively.
The Canon EOS R6 Mark II can shoot constantly at as much as 40 frames-per-second. A RAW burst mode can be able to capturing at as much as 30fps for as much as 191 frames.
Video could be recorded at as much as 4K 60p, with the digicam oversampling the sensor’s 6K output to make sure crisp pictures. Over 40 minutes of 4K 60p footage could be recorded with out overloading the digicam. That may be elevated to six hours for 4K 30p video – all relying in your reminiscence card, battery life, and ambient temperature.
Gradual movement video can be potential, at as much as 179.82fps at Full HD (1080p).
Bluetooth 5.0 and 5GHz Wi-Fi connectivity is on-board, which permits the digicam to hook up with a smartphone or different wi-fi sharing system. It can be tethered by means of high-speed USB-C. And, it could actually even be used as a webcam on a PC or Mac (which might be a bit overkill, however every to their very own).
Obtainable quickly, the Canon EOS R6 Mark II could be pre-ordered and can be priced at $2,499 / £2,779.99 / €3,149.99 for the physique solely, £3,129.99 / €3,549.99 with an RF 24-105 F4-7.1 IS STM lens, or £3,999.99 / €4,549.99 with an RF 24-105 F4L IS USM lens.
Writing by Rik Henderson.