Canon EOS RP vs Canon EOS M50 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs EOS M50 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Canon EOS M50 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 M50

  • Introduced in February 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 116.3 x 88.1 x 58.7mm³ (4.6" x 3.5" x 2.3")
  • 387g (12.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M50

EOS RP vs EOS M50 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 M50 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Canon EOS RP

EOS RP vs EOS M50: Viewfinder

EOS RP has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.70x.

EOS M50 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.60x.

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 RP (0.70x)

EOS M50 (0.60x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RPSimulated viewfinder of the EOS M50

Advantage: Canon EOS RP

Canon EOS RP VS Canon EOS M50 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice

EOS RP

EOS M50

Larger sensor (5)Full frameAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2024.10
Auto Focus points (4)4779143
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)250235

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS RP are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity and that the battery has more stamina.

The EOS RP scores 21 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS M50

EOS RP

EOS M50

Higher speed (4, frames/second)510
Larger lens selection (3)47
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
387g
(12.5 oz.)
More portable (2)788cm³
(50 cu.in.)
601cm³
(38 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M50 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the lower weight than the EOS RP and the more compact size.

Yields 13 points for the EOS M50.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS RP

EOS M50

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
WiFi
Canon EOS RP VS Canon EOS M50 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and EOS M50

EOS RP und EOS M50, front viewEOS RP und EOS M50, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und EOS M50, view from aboveEOS RP und EOS M50, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Canon EOS M50

21
13

We recommend Canon EOS RP as better choice.

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