Canon launches new EOS R6 Mark II camera and RF 135mm lens

Canon launches new EOS R6 Mark II camera and RF 135mm lens


2022-11-05 20:58:44

Canon recently introduced a new pair of products including the EOS R6 Mark II mirrorless camera and the new RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM lens. It is the successor to the EOS R6 and the aging EF 135mm f/2.0L lens.

Canon EOS R6 Mark II

The EOS R6 Mark II is Canon’s first camera to support lens shift correction when focusing, reducing unwanted changes in angle of view during focus shifting. This complements existing features such as AF speed adjustment, provides greater control over focus shift, and is an important feature in image presentation.

In addition to the Zebra Display, the EOS R6 Mark II is also equipped with a chromatic aberration function common in the Cinema EOS system, making it easy to adjust exposure even in difficult conditions.

Two other video features available for the first time in an EOS full frame camera are:

– Pre-record: A key feature of Cinema EOS camcorders, this allows users to capture moments that appear 5 seconds before the record button is pressed, and reduces the need for “standby recording”.

– Hybrid Auto mode: This mode captures 2 to 4 seconds of video before the shutter is released when shooting stills and automatically combines the videos into a single footage of the day, making video content available and suitable for the audience. many different purposes.

The EOS R6 Mark II supports the UVC (USB Video Class) and UAC (USB Audio Class) protocols, which capture high-quality Full HD 30p video and audio, and then stream it to a Windows/Mac computer according to your needs. real-time, ideal for livestreams, remote meetings, and computer video recording. Streamers and content creators can take full advantage of a full-frame camera and high-quality lenses with a “plug and play” operation on both Windows and Mac operating systems.

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Capable of 40 fps continuous shooting in electronic shutter mode, the EOS R6 Mark II is the first EOS camera to surpass 30 fps with continuous still image shooting with AF/AE detection. Continuous shooting speed with mechanical shutter up to 12 fps with active AF/AE detection.

In addition, the new 24.2-megapixel full-frame image sensor of the EOS R6 Mark II achieves a higher pixel resolution than the EOS R6’s 20.1-megapixel, with definition processing exceeding the 30.4-megapixel of the EOS 5D. Mark IV. Available ISO speeds are up to 102,400.

The EOS R6 Mark II features inbuilt image stabilization (In-Body IS) and HDR PQ HEIF photography. The camera has added a new HDR “Moving subject priority” mode, which overcomes the difficulty of combining HDR images of moving subjects by achieving the same effect with just one shot.

It has two SD card slots for added stability, and a dust- and drop-proof design supports outdoor photography. Designed to save energy, the camera can shoot up to 760 shots on a single charge using the LP-E6NH battery.

RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM . Lens

The RF version of the 135mm f/2.0L is officially released. It is also the first professional 135mm prime developed by Canon for the RF mount, and also the only 135mm lens on the market with in-body stabilization (up to 5.5 stops). . When combined with a camera that supports anti-shake, the anti-shake effect can reach 8 stops. The lens weighs approximately 935 grams, lighter than competitors on the market.

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The lens also has a larger f/1.8 aperture than the equivalent EF model, and not only delivers beautiful bokeh for excellent subject and background separation, but also faster shooting speeds in low-light conditions. unfavorable lighting conditions.

As an L-series lens, the RF135mm f/1.8L IS USM features professional-grade optics, imaging, and design. The highly durable lens body, dust and drop resistant design, high impact resistance, fluorine coating ensure outstanding durability in harsh shooting conditions.


The EOS R6 Mark II and the RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM lens are priced at $2499 and $2099 respectively.

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