Canon Unveils EOS 90D DSLR & EOS M6 Mark II Mirrorless Cameras

Canon Unveils EOS 90D DSLR & EOS M6 Mark II Mirrorless Cameras

Canon EOS 90D and M6 Mark II

Melville, NY—Canon USA Inc. introduced two advanced amateur interchangeable-lens cameras: the EOS 90D DSLR and mirrorless EOS M6 Mark II. These two models usher in the next generation of Canon APS-C-sensor cameras. Moreover, they share many similar characteristics and specs, yet one is a DSLR and the other a mirrorless ILC.

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Canon EOS 90D

“As camera technology continues to evolve, we find ourselves in a constant state of innovating as well as challenging the status quo to meet the various desires of our end-users,” said Kazuto Ogawa, president and chief operating officer, Canon USA, Inc. “With the introduction of these cameras, Canon is reaffirming its continued commitment to a broad range of photographers by offering them the digital imaging tools required to meet their needs.”

EOS 90D DSLR & EOS M6 Shared Features

The Canon EOS 90D and EOS M6 Mark II include many core features that are identical. These features include the employment of a 32.5-megapixel APS-C-format CMOS image sensor. The sensor works with the company’s latest Digic 8 image processor.

Canon EOS M6 Mark II

Both also achieve 4K UHD 30p and 1080p Full HD video recording at up to 120p with no crop. In addition, they feature Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology in live view with 5,481 manually selectable autofocus positions. Other shared features include an electronic shutter with a minimum of up 1/16000th sec as well as built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.


Moreover, the 90D DSLR camera is ideal for the advanced amateur photographer who values the look and feel of the DSLR body as well as the benefits of an optical viewfinder. The 90D also offers a 3-inch, vari-angle touch-screen LCD, the addition of a multi-controller and the shutter button feel of professional EOS cameras. Also integrated is 100% viewfinder coverage.

Capable of shooting up to 10 frames per second (fps), an increase from the 80D’s 7 fps, users can capture action scenes like play on a football field or animals in the wild. The DSLR additionally provides a 45-point all-cross type AF system and now supports up to 27 points in f/8 metering.

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Canon EOS 90D

In addition, its new AE sensor boasts 220,000 pixels and utilizes EOS iTR AF (face priority) detection. Together, these two features allow for the detection and tracking of faces in various environments and shooting situations while using the viewfinder.

The Canon EOS 90D has suggested retail prices of $1,199 body only; $1,349 for the EF-S 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6 IS STM kit; and $1,599 bundled with the EF-S 18–135mm f/3.5–5.6 IS USM lens.

EOS M6 Mark II Mirrorless Model

Bringing the controls and functionality of a Canon EOS DSLR into a compact, mirrorless camera, the M6 Mark II is also targeted at advanced amateur photographers. Moreover, it is capable of shooting up to 14 fps with AF and AE tracking as well as capturing at 30 fps when using RAW burst mode with pre-shooting capabilities.

Canon EOS M6 Mark II

The camera also features touch-and-drag AF when using Canon’s optional EVF-DC2 electronic viewfinder. In addition, photographers can select AF positions with the touch of a finger. The EOS M6 Mark II also includes Dual Pixel AF with eye AF servo to help ensure sharp images. Further, it has a 3-inch, touch-panel LCD screen with tilt options to help capture portraits and selfies

The EOS M6 Mark II is available in black and silver versions. It has SRPs of $849.99 body only; $1,099 with the EF-M 15–45mm f/3.5–6.3 IS STM lens and EVF-DC2 viewfinder; and $1,349 kitted with the EF-M 18–150mm f/3.5–6.3 IS STM lens and the EVF-DC2.