Photokina 2012: Canon introduces EOS 6D, the cheapest DSLR from the company
Canon announces their smallest lightest and the cheapest full-frame DSLR and is also the first EOS camera with a built in Wi-Fi connectivity option
Just prior to the photokina Canon announced a full-frame sensor camera. It is said to be the smallest, lightest and the cheapest full-frame DSLR from Canon and is called as the EOS 6D. It weighs only 690grams, which makes it lighter than other DSLR’s. The device is priced at $2099 which also makes it cheaper than other comparative models from different manufacturers.
The 6D features the mammoth sensor and also claims to be the first EOS camera with a built in Wi-Fi connectivity option. It is also capable to get connected to iOS and Android devices with the help of company’s applications. This camera has a 20.2 megapixels CMOS sensor and DIGIC 5+ image processor which is capable of shooting stills at 4.5fps. It is also capable of capturing Video at 1080p at 30fps.
The ISO provided ranges from 100 to an extended 102,400. It has an 11 point autofocus system with an EV- 3 sensitivity rating for better low light performance. The 3 inch display provided is capable to display 1.04million dot clear view LCD which also supplements the optical viewfinder. The 6D is also equipped with a stereo mic jack to ensure the audio matches the quality of your HD video. The SD card slot is capable of holding SDHC and SDXC cards.
This device is expected to be made available for the consumers by December this year and will also be displayed at the photokina fare which starts from today. The device is priced at $2899 with the 24-105mm f/4L UMS zoom lens as the standard kit lens.