Canon EOS RP vs Canon EOS M Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs EOS M - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Canon EOS M Specs

EOS RP

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 26 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount R Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 132.5 x 85 x 70mm³ (5.2" x 3.3" x 2.8")
  • 485g (15.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS RP

EOS M

  • Introduced in July 2012
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 77.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • No WiFi
  • 108.6 x 66.5 x 32.3mm³ (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.3")
  • 298g (9.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M

EOS RP vs EOS M 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:

Infographic: EOS RP and EOS M sensor area comparison

Better choice: Canon EOS RP

Canon EOS RP VS Canon EOS M Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice

EOS RP

EOS M

Larger sensor (5)Full frameAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2018.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)54
Auto Focus points (4)477931
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)250230
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS RP are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Canon are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the articulated display. A recommendation of the EOS RP is made easy by the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The EOS RP scores 31 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS M

EOS RP

EOS M

Larger lens selection (3)47
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
298g
(9.6 oz.)
More portable (2)788cm³
(50 cu.in.)
233cm³
(15 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M are the larger selection of lenses, the lower weight than the EOS RP and the more compact size.

Yields 7 points for the EOS M.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS RP

EOS M

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Touch screen
External microphone
Canon EOS RP VS Canon EOS M Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and EOS M

EOS RP und EOS M, front viewEOS RP und EOS M, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und EOS M, view from aboveEOS RP und EOS M, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Canon EOS M

31
7

We recommend Canon EOS RP as better choice.

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