Canon EOS 6D: Wi-Fi, GPS and Full-Frame — Oh My!


Canon EOS 6D

Coming in December for $ 2,099 (body only), the 6D is Canon’s first EOS digital SLR camera with built-in Wi-Fi and GPS. It has a full-frame 20-megapixel image sensor, improved low-light sensitivity and the ability to capture 1080p video (30 fps).

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If you’re thinking about stepping up to a serious DSLR camera and had your eye on Canon’s EOS 5D Mark III, wait just a second. Canon has unveiled a new model, the EOS 6D, which has many of the Mark III’s features in a more compact package — plus a couple of extra tricks, including built-in Wi-Fi.

Like the 5D Mark III (and its predecessor, the popular Mark II), the EOS 6 is a full-frame camera (meaning the CMOS image sensor is as large as a frame of 35mm film). The megapixel count is slightly less (20.2 MP instead of 22.3), though it’ll be tough to tell the difference. The 6D also packs the relatively recent DIGIC 5+ image processor, which gives it a speedy continuous shooting rate, at 4.…
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