Canon EOS M6 Manual

The EOS M6 is an interchangeable-lens camera that puts advanced technologies like Dual Pixel CMOS AF with phase-detection in a compact and lightweight size. Ready at hand to help capture photos and videos the instant the moment happens, it focuses quickly and precisely to help ensure you catch the shot you want. The 24.2 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) Sensor helps ensure your results are clear, incredibly detailed and vibrantly colorful. Once you’ve captured your most precious memories, you can easily share them with friends, family and the world through built-in wireless connectivity including Wi-Fi1, NFC and Bluetooth. Advanced technology and stunning image quality combine inside the stylish, highly portable EOS M6.

Canon EOS M6 Manual
Canon EOS M6 Manual

The Canon EOS M6 manual is an enthusiast-friendly model in the company's mirrorless lineup. Like the other M-series models, it uses EF-M lenses with support for EF and EF-S via an optional adapter. It features a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor with the company's Dual Pixel AF, which allows for fast autofocus in live view and movie mode. In a first for Canon, the M5 has in-body electronic 5-axis image stabilization in video mode. It has a rangefinder style body, and is being launched alongside an optional hotshoe EVF. It also has a 3-inch 2.36 million-dot tilting touch LCD. There is also WiFi, NFC and Bluetooth capability.

Canon EOS M6 Smart sharing and connectivity

Always-on Bluetooth and NFC make it easy to link the EOS M6 to a smartphone or tablet computer via Wi-Fi. Once connected you can browse images and share them with friends via the cloud. You can even control the camera remotely, seeing what it sees on your device’s screen.

Canon EOS M6 DSLR image quality from a mirrorless camera

Record the beauty of the world around you, shooting images that capture the atmosphere of unplanned moments. Inside the EOS M6’s compact body you’ll find a large 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor that produces superb results, even in low light or high-contrast conditions.

Canon M6 shooting features

Image pipeline: 24.2-megapixel APS-C sensor and DIGIC 7 processor which has a 1.6x focal length multiplier (like all APS-C sensors found in Canon cameras) with a DIGIC 7 processor, both of which is shares with the M5. The Canon EOS M6 offers a native ISO range of 100-25,600 and includes an Auto ISO feature (the ISO range in Auto ISO is 100-6400).

Dual Pixel CMOS AF

On the autofocus side of things, the M6 employs Canon's hybrid Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, which we have been pleased with when we have tested other cameras using it such as the Canon 80D and the Canon M5. The autofocus system offers 49 user-controllable autofocus points and numerous autofocus area modes, such as Face + Tracking AF, Smooth Zone AF and 1-point AF. The autofocus system is rated to operate from -1 to 18 EV.

Canon EOS M6 Manual

Canon EOS M6 Specifications

  • Number of effective pixels: Approximately 24.2 million pixels
  • Processor: DIGIC 7
  • Dual Pixel AF
  • AF point: 49 points
  • Max FPS: 7 frames / sec (AF fixed: 9 frames / sec)
  • ISO: 100 to 25600
  • Shutter speed: 1/4000-30
  • Sync Speed: 1/200 second
  • Video: Full HD, HD, VGA
  • LCD: 3.0 type tilt type touch panel
  • Size: 112.0 × 68.0 × 44.5 mm
  • Recording medium: SD / SDHC / SDXC card
  • Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Color: Black / Silver
  • Battery: LP-E17
  • Kit: Body – EF-M 15-45mm kit – EF-M 18-150mm kit
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