Canon EOS R vs Panasonic Lumix S1 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS R vs Lumix S1 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS R vs Panasonic Lumix S1 Specs


  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 31 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount R Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 135.8 x 98.3 x 84.4mm³ (5.3" x 3.9" x 3.3")
  • 660g (21.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS R

Lumix S1

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount L Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 148.9 x 110 x 96.7mm³ (5.9" x 4.3" x 3.8")
  • 1020g (32.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Lumix S1

EOS R vs Lumix S1 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS R an Lumix S1 sensor comparison

EOS R vs Lumix S1: Viewfinder

EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.

Lumix S1 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 5.76 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.78x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS R (0.76x)

Lumix S1 (0.78x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RSimulated viewfinder of the Lumix S1

Better choice: Panasonic Lumix S1

Canon EOS R VS Panasonic Lumix S1 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS R a better choice


Lumix S1

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)31.3024.20
Auto Focus points (4)5955225
Weighs less (2)660g
(21.3 oz.)
(32.9 oz.)
More portable (2)1127cm³

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the lower weight than the Lumix S1. Another advantage over the Lumix S1: the more compact size.

The EOS R scores 13 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic Lumix S1


Lumix S1

Higher speed (4, frames/second)56
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 51200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.685.76
Larger lens selection (3)411
Image stabilizer (3)
Longer battery life (3, photos)370400

Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix S1 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the larger selection of lenses, the optical image stabilizer and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 21 points for the Lumix S1.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


Lumix S1

Sensor formatFull frameFull frame
Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)2.102.10
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
Environmental sealing
Canon EOS R VS Panasonic Lumix S1 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS R and Lumix S1

EOS R und Lumix S1, front viewEOS R und Lumix S1, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS R und Lumix S1, view from aboveEOS R und Lumix S1, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS R

Panasonic Lumix S1


We recommend Panasonic Lumix S1 as better choice.

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