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Canon releases a trio of new cameras – the EOS M6, EOS 800D, and EOS 77D

By Marcus Wong - on 15 Feb 2017, 4:02pm

Canon releases a trio of new cameras – the EOS M6, EOS 800D, and EOS 77D

You’ve probably seen our pictures of the new mirrorless EOS M6, as well as the EOS 800D and EOS 77D, and are wondering what the new technical specifications are. Well, here they are:

The EOS M6 will be available in a choice of black graphite or vintage silver and black.

The EOS M6 is a mirrorless camera that weighs only 390g and measures 112.0 x 68.0 x 44.5mm. Dual Pixel AF is used for faster autofocusing, and Canon says AF is possible on an area that’s approximately 80%x80% of the entire focal plane.

The basic product specifications for this camera are as follows:

Canon EOS M6 specifications
Image sensor 24.2 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor
Imaging processor DIGIC 7
Focal plane AF Dual Pixel CMOS AF
Max frame rate 9.0 fps (AF fixed), 7.0 fps (AF tracking)
Max standard ISO speed ISO 25,600
Monitor 3.0" LCD, approx. 1.04 million dots touch panel tilts up to approx. 180o, and down approx. 45o (selfie mode)
Movie:   Full HD 60 fps
Connectivity: Wi-Fi / NFC / Bluetooth Low Energy technology
EVF: External
Dimensions:   Approx. 112.0 x 68.0 x 44.5mm
Weight: Approx. 390g

 

The EOS 800D brings mid level features to a beginners.

The EOS 800D on the other hand, is a more traditional DSLR.  It too has a 24.2MP CMOS sensor with Dual Pixel AF, and Canon’s latest DIGIC 7 image processor. The basic technical specifications for this are as follows:

Canon EOS 800D specifications
Dimensions Approx. 131.0 x 99.9 x 76.2mm
Weight Approx. 485g (body only)
Image sensor 24.2 mega-pixel APS-C CMOS sensor
Imaging processor  DIGIC 7
ISO speed 100-25,600 (expandable to 51,200)
Continuous shooting speed Approx. 6 fps
Maximum video quality Full HD 60p
AF 45-points cross-type AF points
Wi-Fi / Bluetooth Yes
NFC   Yes
LCD 3.0" vari-angle touch panel (approx. 1.04 million dots)

                                 

The EOS 77D offers serious enthusiasts yet another APS-C option.

Finally, we have the EOS 77D. This DSLR sits between the EOS 80D and EOS 70D and again offers Dual Pixel AF on its 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor. DIGIC 7 is used too, and the EOS 77D stands out from the previous two cameras by having a top LCD display panel.

The basic technical specifications are as such:

Canon EOS 77D specifications
Dimensions  Approx. 131.0 x 99.9 x 76.2mm
Weight Approx. 493g (body only)
Image sensor 24.2 mega-pixel APS-C CMOS sensor
Imaging processor  DIGIC 7
ISO speed 100-25,600 (expandable to 51,200)
Continuous shooting speed Approx. 6 fps
Maximum video quality Full HD 60p
AF 45-points cross-type AF points
Wi-Fi Yes
NFC   Yes
LCD 3.0" vari-angle touch panel (approx. 1.04 million dots)

Control your camera from 5m away through this handy remote.

Also announced, is the new optional BR-E1 Bluetooth remote control, which allows you to easily trigger the shutter and switch between stills and video mode from within a radius of five meters from the camera.

Pricing and availability information for all of the products has yet to be announced, but we’ll be sure to update this article once we have it.

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