Canon EOS RP vs Fujifilm X-E1 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs X-E1 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Fujifilm X-E1 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

X-E1

  • Introduced in September 2012
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 200 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 71.00mm (2.8") Monitor
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • No WiFi
  • 129 x 74.9 x 38.3mm³ (5.1" x 2.9" x 1.5")
  • 300g (9.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-E1

EOS RP vs X-E1 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 X-E1 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Canon EOS RP

EOS RP vs X-E1: Viewfinder

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

X-E1 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.62x.

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)

X-E1 (0.62x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RPSimulated viewfinder of the X-E1

Advantage: Canon EOS RP

Canon EOS RP VS Fujifilm X-E1 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice

EOS RP

X-E1

Larger sensor (5)Full frameAPS-C
Sensor cleaning (3)
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2016.30
Auto Focus points (4)477949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO200 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.46
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS RP are the larger sensor, built-in automatic sensor cleaning and the higher resolution. Additional pros for the Canon are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the EOS RP is made easy by 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 Fujifilm X-E1

EOS RP

X-E1

Higher speed (4, frames/second)56
Larger lens selection (3)425
Built-in flash (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)250350
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
300g
(9.7 oz.)
More portable (2)788cm³
(50 cu.in.)
370cm³
(23 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-E1 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the EOS RP and the more compact size.

Yields 16 points for the X-E1.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS RP

X-E1

External microphone
Canon EOS RP VS Fujifilm X-E1 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and X-E1

EOS RP und X-E1, front viewEOS RP und X-E1, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und X-E1, view from aboveEOS RP und X-E1, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Fujifilm X-E1

31
16

We recommend Canon EOS RP as better choice.

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