Canon EOS RP vs Canon EOS M3 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs EOS M3 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Canon EOS M3 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 M3

  • Introduced in April 2015
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 110.9 x 68 x 44.4mm³ (4.4" x 2.7" x 1.7")
  • 366g (11.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M3

EOS RP vs EOS M3 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 M3 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Canon EOS RP

Canon EOS RP VS Canon EOS M3 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice

EOS RP

EOS M3

Larger sensor (5)Full frameAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2024.40
Higher speed (4, frames/second)54
Auto Focus points (4)477949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080

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 superior video recording.

The EOS RP scores 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS M3

EOS RP

EOS M3

Larger lens selection (3)47
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
366g
(11.8 oz.)
More portable (2)788cm³
(50 cu.in.)
335cm³
(21 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M3 are the larger selection of lenses, the built-in flash and the lower weight than the EOS RP. Another advantage over the EOS RP: the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the EOS M3.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS RP

EOS M3

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
WiFi
Canon EOS RP VS Canon EOS M3 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and EOS M3

EOS RP und EOS M3, front viewEOS RP und EOS M3, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und EOS M3, view from aboveEOS RP und EOS M3, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Canon EOS M3

24
9

We recommend Canon EOS RP as better choice.

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