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The EOS M6 Mark II is great but how many lenses are there? We've counted 31...

Canon EF-M lenses
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The just announced Canon EOS M6 Mark II is the company's best EOS M mirrorless camera yet. With its 14fps burst rate, uncropped 4K video and optional EVF, it's impressed us both with its specifications and with its handling in our hands on review. In fact, we think the EOS M6 Mark II may be better than the Canon EOS R, and cheaper too.

But where are the lenses? Canon's been busy pushing the EOS M series as 'storytelling' cameras, and many of its EOS M lenses are aimed at the entry level end of the market, so there's this perception that it's not a 'serious' camera. Indeed, Canon only lists eight native EOS M lenses.

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Lens support is an important factor in the success of any camera range. It's also  a major factor for us when we update our list of the best mirrorless cameras to buy. Canon's RF lens roadmap is filling up nicely, but its plans for the EF-M lens range seem to be in the doldrums.

But hang on. Some of these lenses are actually quite interesting, such as the Canon EF-M 32MM F/1.4 STM fast 'standard' lens, and the pocket-sized Canon EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM ultra-wide zoom.

And Canon is not the only company making EF-M mount lenses. Samyang is the biggest independent producer (it makes more EF-M fit lenses than Canon!), but Tamron, Laowa and even Lensbaby are in on it too.

So here's a list of the 31 native EF-M lenses we've counted that you can get right now. Who says the EOS M has no lens support!

Canon EF-M lenses

(Image credit: Canon)

Canon EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STMUltra-wide zoom
Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STMRetracting standard zoom
Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STMRegular standard zoom
Canon EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM8.3x superzoom
Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STMCompact moderate wideangle prime
Canon EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STMMacro lens with its own light!
Canon EF-M 32MM F/1.4 STMFast standard prime lens
Canon EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STMTelephoto zoom
Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC11x superzoom lens
Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-DUltrawide prime lens
Lensbaby Trio 28Three 'art' lenses on a rotating turret
Samyang 8mm F3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS IIFisheye lens
Samyang 8mm F2.8 UMC Fish-eye IIFisheye lens
Samyang 10mm F2.8 ED AS NCS CSUltrawide prime lens
Samyang 12mm F2.8 ED AS NCS FISH-EYEFisheye lens
Samyang 12mm F2.0 NCS CSUltrawide prime lens
Samyang 14mm F2.8 ED AS IF UMCUltrawide prime lens
Samyang 16mm F2.0 ED AS UMC CSWideangle prime
Samyang 20mm F1.8 ED AS UMCWideangle prime
Samyang 21mm F1.4 ED AS UMC CSWideangle prime
Samyang 24mm F1.4 ED AS IF UMCWideangle prime
Samyang TILT/SHIFT LENS 24mm F3.5 ED AS UMCTilt shift perspective control lens
Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMCFast standard prime
Samyang 35mm F1.2 ED AS UMC CSFast standard prime
Samyang 50mm F1.4 AS UMCShort 'portrait' lens
Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CSFaster short 'portrait' lens
Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CSPortrait lens
Samyang 85mm F1.4 AS IF UMCPortrait lens
Samyang 100mm F2.8 ED UMC MACROTelephoto/macro lens
Samyang 135mm F2.0 ED UMCTelephoto prime
Samyang 300mm F6.3 ED UMC CSSupertelephoto 'mirror' lens

Read more:

• These are the best mirrorless cameras right now
• The best Canon cameras: we pick our favorites from the Canon line-up
• These are the best Canon lenses

Rod Lawton

Rod is the Group Reviews editor for Digital Camera World and across Future's entire photography portfolio. Previously he has been Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar. He has been writing about digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. 

Rod's near-encyclopedic knowledge of cameras both old and new makes him an invaluable resource, whether we need to ask a question about transparencies or the latest X-Trans sensor. He owns all manner of cameras, from Nikon DSLRs through Olympus, Sony and Fujifilm bodies, and on any given day you'll see him using kit from just about every manufacturer.