The Best Vlogging Camera? Meet the Canon EOS M6 Mirrorless Camera


Type Digital single-lens non-reflex AF/AE camera
Recording media SD/SDHC/SDXC card (Compatible with UHS-I)
Image sensor size Approx. 22.3 x 14.9mm
Compatible lenses (1) Canon EF-M lenses
(2) Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses) *
* With Mount Adapter EF-EOS M (Optional)
(35mm-equivalent focal length is approx. 1.6 times the lens focal length)
Lens mount Canon EF-M mount
Image Sensor
Type CMOS sensor
Pixels Effective pixels: Approx. 24.2 megapixels
Total pixels: Approx. 25.8 megapixels
Aspect ratio 3:2
Dust delete feature Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
Recording System
Recording format Exif2.3 (DCF2.0)
Image type JPEG, RAW (14-bit, Canon original)
RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording Provided
File size (3:2) (1) Large/Fine: Approx. 24-megapixel
(6000 x 4000)
(2) Large/Normal: Approx. 24-megapixel
(6000 x 4000)
(3) Medium/Fine: Approx. 10.6-megapixel
(3984 x 2656)
(4) Medium/Normal: Approx. 10.6-megapixel
(3984 x 2656)
(5) S1 (Small 1)/Fine: Approx. 5.9-megapixel
(2976 x 1984)
(6) S1 (Small 1)/Normal: Approx. 5.9-megapixel
(2976 x 1984)
(7) S2 (Small 2): Approx. 0.38-megapixel
(2400 x 1600)
(8) RAW: Approx. 24-megapixel
(6000 x 4000)
File numbering Consecutive numbering, auto reset
Create/select a folder Possible
Image Processing During Shooting
Picture Style Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape,  Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1-3
White balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy,Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash, Color temperature, Custom
Color temperature compensation White balance correction: +/-9 stops in full-stop increments
* Blue/amber direction or magenta/green direction possible
Noise reduction Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction
Automatic Image brightness correction Auto Lighting Optimizer
Highlight tone priority Provided
Lens aberration correction Peripheral illumination correction, Chromatic aberration correction, Diffraction correction
Type Dual pixel CMOS AF
Metering range EV 2-20 (at room temperature, ISO 100)
AF operation One-Shot AF, Servo AF
AF point selection (1) Face + Tracking
(2) One-Shot AF
AF-assist beam Built-in (LED lamp)
Exposure Control
Metering modes Real-time metering with image sensor
(1) Evaluative metering
(2) Partial metering
(3) Spot metering
(4) Center-weighted average metering
Metering range EV 1-20 (at room temperature, ISO 100)
Exposure control Scene Intelligent Auto 
Creative Assist
Hybrid Auto mode
Creative zone (Manual exposure, Aperture-priority AE, Shutter-priority AE, Program AE, Custom)
Basic zone (Self Portrait, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Food, Planning, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control)
Creative filters (Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Fish-eye effect, Art bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect, HDR)
ISO speed  Auto ISO, ISO 100-25600 set manually
Exposure compensation Manual: +/-3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
AEB: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments (Can be combined with manual exposure compensation)
AE lock Auto/Manual
Type Electronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter
Shutter speeds 1/4000 to 30 sec., Bulb
X-sync at 1/200 sec. 
External Speedlite
Compatible flash EX-series Speedlites
Flash metering E-TTL II autoflash
Flash exposure compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
FE lock Provided
External flash settings External flash control, Flash C.Fn settings
PC terminal None
Drive System
Drive modes Single, continuous, self timer with 10-sec. or 2-sec. delay, remote shooting
Continuous Shooting (1) High-speed continuous shooting: Max. approx. 9.0 shots/ sec.(JPEG)*
* Continuous Servo AF shooting speed approx. 7.0 shots/sec (JPEG).
  * The maximum continuous shooting speed during high-speed continuous shooting may become slower depending on the temperature, shutter speed, aperture, subject conditions, brightness, zoom position, flash use, etc.
  (2) Low-speed continuous shooting: Max. approx. 4.0 shots/sec.(JPEG)*
* Continuous Servo AF shooting speed approx. 4.0 shots/sec(JPEG).
Max. burst JPEG: Approx. 26
Still Photo Shooting
Aspect ratio settings 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1
Focus mode (1) AF
(2) MF (manual focusing, approx. 5x / 10x magnification possible)
(3) AF+MF
Continuous AF Provided
Touch shutter Provided
Grid display Three types (3×3, 6X4, 3×3 + diagonal)
Creative filters Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Fish-eye effect, Art bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect, HDR
Depth-of-field preview Provided
Movie Shooting
Movie compression MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Variable (average) bit-rate
Audio recording format MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Recording format MP4
Recording size / Frame rate Full HD: 1920 x 1080; 60p/30p/24p
HD: 1280 x 720; 60p
SD: 640 x 480; 30p
* 60p: 59.94fps, 30p: 29.97fps, 24p: 23.976fps
File size 1920 x 1080 (60p/30p/24p) : Approx. 4288KB/sec.
1280 x 720 (60p) : Approx. 1969KB/sec.
640 x 480 (30p) : Approx 382KB/sec.
* Each movie duration cannot exceed 29min. 59sec.
Focusing (1) Dual pixel CMOS AF
I. Face+Tracking
II. One-Shot AF
(2) Manual focusing
Servo AF Provided
Metering modes Evaluative metering with the image sensor
* Automatically set by the focusing mode
Metering range EV 2-20 (at room temperature, ISO 100)
Exposure control Program AE for movie shooting and manual exposure
Exposure compensation +/-3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
ISO speed  With autoexposure shooting:
(Recommended Exposure Index) Automatically set within ISO 100-6400
  With manual exposure:
  ISO 100-6400
AE lock Possible
Sound recording Built-in stereo microphone
External stereo microphone terminal provided
Sound recording level adjustable, wind filter provided (for built-in microphone), attenuator provided
Grid display Three types (3×3, 6X4, 3×3 + diagonal)
LCD Monitor
Type Vari-angle and multi-touch color liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor size Wide 3.0-inch (3:2)
Dots Approx. 1,040,000 dots
Coverage Approx. 100%
Brightness adjustment 5 levels provided
Interface languages 25
Touch Screen Technology Capacitive sensing
Feature Guide Displayable
Image Playback
Display format Single image, single image + Info (Basic info, shooting info, histogram), image index (6/12/42/110), image rotate possible
Zoom magnification Approx. 2x – 10x
Image browsing methods Single image, jump by 10 or 100  images, by shooting date, by rating, by People, by Still image, by Movies
Image rotate Possible
Highlight alert Provided (Overexposed highlights blinks)
Histogram Brightness, RGB
Movie playback Provided (LCD Monitor, HDMI OUT)
Built-in speaker
Ratings Possible
Image protect Possible
Slide show Possible
Post-Processing of Images
Creative filters Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Fish-eye effect, Art bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect
Resize Possible
Direct Printing
Compatible printers PictBridge-compatible printers (USB and Wireless LAN)
Printable images JPEG, RAW and MP4 images compliant to Design rule for Camera File System
Custom Functions 5
My Menu registration Provided
Copyright information Entry and inclusion enabled
Wireless Connect
NFC For communication with smartphones or connection to Connect Station
Bluetooth 4.1, Bluetooth low energy technology supported (support Ver. 4.0-4.2)
Bluetooth Compatible OS iOS version 8.4/ 9.3/ 10.0
  Android version 5.0-5.1/ 6.0/ 7.0
Wireless LAN
Standards compliance IEEE 802.11b 
IEEE 802.11g 
IEEE 802.11n
Transmission frequency Frequency Channels
(central frequency) 2.4 GHz 1 to 11 Ch
Connection method Infrastructure mode*, camera access point mode
* Wi-Fi Protected Setup supported
Security Authentication method: Open system, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK
Encryption: WEP, TKIP, AES
Wireless Network Functions
Transfer images between cameras Transferring one image 
Transferring selected images 
Connection to smartphones Images can be viewed, controlled, and received using a smartphone 
Remote control of the camera using a smartphone
Print from Wi-Fi printers Images to be printed can be sent to a printer supporting Wi-Fi
Send images to a Web service Images (JPEG) and movies (MP4) in the camera can be sent to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY 
A link can be sent to Facebook*, Twitter, or email address 
Movies in the camera can be sent to YouTube 
* Images and movies can be uploaded to Facebook through Canon iMAGE GATEWAY directly
View images using a media player Images can be viewed using a DLNA-compatible media player
Digital terminal For personal computer communication and direct printing (Hi-Speed USB equivalent)
HDMI mini OUT terminal Type D (Auto switching of resolution)
External microphone IN terminal 3.5mm diameter stereo mini-jack
Remote control terminal For Remote Switch RS-60E3
Wireless remote control Compatible with Remote Controller RC-6
Power Source
Battery One Battery Pack LP-E17
Battery life At 23°C: Approx. 295 shots (normal shooting), 
Approx. 425 shots (ECO mode)
* The above figures apply with a fully-charged Battery Pack LP-E17 and are based on CIPA (Camera and Imaging Products Association) testing standards
Movie shooting time Approx. 1hr. 25min. (Monitor)
* The above figures apply with a fully-charged Battery Pack LP-E17 and are based on CIPA (Camera and Imaging Products Association) testing standards
Movie shooting time
(Continuous Shooting)
Approx. 2hr. 25min. (Monitor)
*?With a fully-charged Battery Pack LP-E17
Battery check Automatic
Power saving Provided, power turns off after the set time (30 sec., 1/3/5/10 min.) of non-operation elapses
Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D) 112.0 x 68.0 x 44.5 mm
Weight Approx. 390g (CIPA Guidelines)
Approx. 343 g (Body only)
Operating Environment
Working temperature range 0°C – 40°C
Working humidity 85% or less


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