Canon EOS RP vs Olympus OM-D E-M10 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs OM-D E-M10 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Olympus OM-D E-M10 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

OM-D E-M10

  • Introduced in January 2014
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 119.1 x 82.3 x 45.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 1.8")
  • 396g (12.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M10

EOS RP vs OM-D E-M10 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 OM-D E-M10 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Canon EOS RP

EOS RP vs OM-D E-M10: Viewfinder

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

OM-D E-M10 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.58x.

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)

OM-D E-M10 (0.58x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RPSimulated viewfinder of the OM-D E-M10

Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras. However, with these two cameras the difference is considerable in any case.

Canon EOS RP VS Olympus OM-D E-M10 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice

EOS RP

OM-D E-M10

Larger sensor (5)Full frameFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2016.10
Auto Focus points (4)477981
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO200 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.361.44
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)

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, the better viewfinder and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the EOS RP is made easy by the connector for an external microphone.

The EOS RP scores 26 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M10

EOS RP

OM-D E-M10

Higher speed (4, frames/second)58
Larger lens selection (3)480
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Longer battery life (3, photos)250320
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
396g
(12.8 oz.)
More portable (2)788cm³
(50 cu.in.)
450cm³
(28 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M10 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the optical image stabilizer, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the EOS RP. Another advantage over the EOS RP: the more compact size.

Yields 19 points for the OM-D E-M10.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS RP

OM-D E-M10

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
WiFi
Canon EOS RP VS Olympus OM-D E-M10 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and OM-D E-M10

EOS RP und OM-D E-M10, front viewEOS RP und OM-D E-M10, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und OM-D E-M10, view from aboveEOS RP und OM-D E-M10, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Olympus OM-D E-M10

26
19

We recommend Canon EOS RP as better choice.

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