Canon EOS 6D Mark II and New Canon DSLR Will be Announced in 2017


We know that Canon EOS 5D Mark IV will be announced in late August and showcased at Photokina 2016 in September and Canon is indeed working on the new Canon EOS 6D Mark II DSLR camera. According to the rumor coming out of CanonRumors, the new Canon EOS 6D Mark II full frame DSLR camera is expected to be announced in the first half of 2017 and it will have it’s own sensor. The previous rumors said Canon 6D Mark II will move upmarket “slightly” and it will be “Slightly” more professional & expensive than the Canon 6D. Currently, the Canon EOS 6D body retails for only $1,399 at Amazon, and the price of new Canon EOS 6D Mark II camera body is expected to be around $1,500.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II Rumored Specifications:

  • 24mp Full Frame CMOS
  • 1.5 stops better than Canon 6D at higher ISO
  • Low-light autofocus (centre point) at -5 EV
  • More AF points than the current Canon EOS 6D
  • First Android-based camera from Canon.
  • Dual-pixel autofocus technology
  • Touchscreen, LCD size same as current Canon 6D
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS
  • Built-in NFC
  • Wireless battery
  • Price around $1,500
  • Official announcement around February, 2017

In addition, Canon will announce a completely new EOS DSLR lineup in 2017. But we still know nothing about this new Canon DSLR: Full Frame DSLR or APS-C DSLR?

Stay tuned for more info.

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