Unfortunately, the Canon EOS R6 Mark II has been delayed!
If you’ve been waiting for the Canon EOS R6 Mark II to be delivered, unfortunately it’s already on the production list with the new RF 135mm lens and Speedlite.
Canon M6 mark II – Image credit: James Artaius
Recently, Canon announced that the EOS R6 Mark II model, announced last week, has been delayed due to an ongoing component shortage. This is by no means a new list, as it already includes a number of Canon products that have been in short supply since the company’s previous announcements – namely Canon EOS R7, Canon EOS R5C, Canon RF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM and Canon RF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM.
“We are currently receiving more orders than expected for each of the following products, and due to the impact of global parts supply, delivery delays are occurring.” the manufacturer said on the Japanese website.
“Once again, we apologize for making customers wait. We will continue to take measures to provide stable products so that we can deliver as soon as possible. Sincere thanks and hope Dear customers.”
Screenshot of cweb.canon.jp
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Apologies and information regarding product availability:
Updated: November 4, 2022
Thank you for your continued commitment to Canon products.
Currently, we have received more than expected orders for each of the following products and due to the influence of global spare parts supply, deliveries are slow. We apologize for the inconvenience caused to our customers and business partners.
Once again we apologize for the long wait. We will continue to take measures to provide stable products so that we can deliver as soon as possible.
Hanging Products (Screenshot from cweb.canon.jp)
These delays aren’t new – and aren’t exclusively Canon’s condition. Every manufacturer has faced disruptions, supply chains and shipments since the onset of COVID – ironically the original Canon EOS R6 that this new model is said to be set to replace.
Indeed, the R6’s “lifespan” appears to have been “unreasonably truncated” at both ends, as it was unavailable for most of its 2020 launch year and now the model is officially discontinued by Canon to make way for the next generation – Mark II.
Not only was the EOS R6 Mark II on the list, but two other products were also announced by the company at the same time – the highly anticipated Canon RF 135mm f/1.8L and IS USM lenses and Canon Speedlite EL-5.
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