Canon R6 vs R6 Mark II: original EOS R6 or the new EOS R6 II?

Canon EOS R6 II vs EOS R6
(Image credit: Canon/Digital Camera World)

Canon’s EOS R line-up was looking pretty settled The EOS R might have been a bit of a false start, but the EOS RP has stayed on as a decent entry level model with the EOS R6 as the speed specialist and the EOS R5 for resolution – and the EOS R3 at the top of the tree.

You would consider all of these amongst the best Canon cameras to buy, not to mention the best mirrorless cameras all round.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at