Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Canon EOS RP vs Olympus OM-D E-M1X Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS RP
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
EOS RP vs OM-D E-M1X 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:
Advantage: Canon EOS RP
EOS RP vs OM-D E-M1X: Viewfinder
EOS RP has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.70x.
OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.83x.
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-M1X (0.83x)
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-M1X Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||Four Thirds|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||26.20||20.40|
|Auto Focus points (4)||4779||121|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||64 - 25600 ISO|
|Weighs less (2)||485g|
|More portable (2)||788cm³|
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 lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.
The EOS RP scores 22 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M1X
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||18|
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||80|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||4096 x 2160|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||250||870|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.
Yields 19 points for the OM-D E-M1X.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Canon EOS RP VS Olympus OM-D E-M1X Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS RP and OM-D E-M1X
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS RP
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
We advise to choose the newest model: Canon EOS RP.
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