The Canon 6D Mark II – Frequently Asked Questions

What Lens Mount Is The Canon 6D Mark II

The 6D Mark II uses Canon’s EF Mount lenses. That includes all full frame compatible Canon DSLR lenses. 

If you are ever looking for a lens compatible with the 6D Mark II, look for EF mount lenses. 

Does The Canon 6D Mark II Have WiFi

Yes, the Canon 6D Mark II has WiFi capabilities. It can be used with the free Canon Connect mobile app and even the free EOS Utility computer software

Canon 6D Mark II Wifi Bluetooth Image

Does The Canon 6D Mark II Have Bluetooth

Yes, the 6D Mark II comes equipped with Bluetooth 4.1. This is great for using wireless controls via the Canon Connect App, or a bluetooth compatible remote such as the BR-E1. 

Canon Wireless Remote Control BR-E1
  • A wireless remote controller compatible with Bluetooth enabled cameras for wireless focusing, still shooting and video recording
  • Zoom capability using the Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1
  • Operating distance is approximately 16 ft in any direction
  • Compatible with: PowerShot G5 X Mark II, PowerShot G7 X Mark III, EOS Rebel T7i, EOS Rebel SL3, EOS M50, EOS M50 Mark II, EOS RP, EOS R, EOS R6, EOS R5, EOS R3, EOS R5 C

Does The Canon 6D Mark II Shoot 4K

Unfortunately the 6D MKII does not shoot in 4K. The maximum resolution is 1080p at 60 frames per second. 

6D Mark II no 4K

Is The Canon 6D Mark II Full Frame

Yes, the 6D Mark II has a 26.2 megapixel full frame (35mm) CMOS sensor. This makes it a great low light shooter and Canon’s affordable full frame DSLR. 

Does The Canon 6D Mark II Have Built In Flash

No, the 6D MKII does not have a built-in flash. Built in flash is typically found on more entry to mid level cameras. The 6D Mark II only has a hot shoe for hooking up an external flash. 

External flash has a maximum sync speed of 1/180th of a second. 

Does The Canon 6D Mark II Have Image Stabilization Or IBIS

No, the 6D Mark II does not have any type of built in image stabilization for taking still images. 

There are two levels of image stabilization only in movie mode, however this does come with image crop. 

For stills, the 6D Mark II will rely on a compatible lens having image stabilization, or simply using a tripod. 

6D Mark II Movie Image Stabilization

Does The Canon 6D Mark II Have An Intervalometer

Yes, the 6D Mark II comes with an in camera intervalometer. No need to purchase a separate intervalometer remote for this camera. 

6D Mark II Intervalometer

The setting is located deeper in the menu. When you press the MENU button, go to pace four in the first section with the camera icon.

6D Mark II Intervalometer

Does The Canon 6D Mark II Have Face Detection

Yes the 6D Mark II has Face AF and tracking, however this is only in live-view mode. 

6D Mark II Face Detection

Is The Canon 6D Mark II Mirrorless

No, the 6D Mark II is a DSLR camera which has a mirror. 

Is The Canon 6D Mark II Weather Sealed

The 6D Mark II is not completely weather sealed. However many compartments are weather sealed. Sealed compartments include the battery door, the SD card door, the lens mount, terminal covers and all buttons. 

Is The Canon 6D Mark II Waterproof

No, the 6D Mark II is not waterproof. Most DSLR and mirrorless cameras on the market today are not waterproof. 

Is The Canon 6D Mark II Water Resistant

Yes, the 6D Mark II uses weather sealing in combination with high precision and tight fitting components to be dust and water resistant. 

Is The Canon 6D Mark II Touch Screen

Yes, the 6D Mark II has a vari-angle touch screen. It’s a 3 inch “Clear View II” LCD with approximately 1.04 million dots and a 3:2 aspect ratio.  

Is The Canon 6D Mark II Good For Low Light

Yes, the 6D Mark II is a full frame camera which means it can perform very well in low light. 

We have a dedicated article on using the Canon 6D Mark II for astrophotography, which is an extremely low light scenario. The ISO noise levels are very workable.