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Canon EOS RP vs Olympus PEN E-PL5 Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS RP
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL5
EOS RP vs PEN E-PL5 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:
Better choice: Canon EOS RP
Canon EOS RP VS Olympus PEN E-PL5 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||Four Thirds|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||26.20||16.10|
|Auto Focus points (4)||4779||35|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||200 - 25600 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.46|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 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, that the display has a higher resolution and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the EOS RP is made easy by the connector for an external microphone and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The EOS RP scores 26 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus PEN E-PL5
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||8|
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||80|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||250||350|
|Weighs less (2)||485g|
|More portable (2)||788cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL5 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS RP: the lower weight than the EOS RP and the more compact size.
Yields 14 points for the PEN E-PL5.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Canon EOS RP VS Olympus PEN E-PL5 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS RP and PEN E-PL5
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS RP
Olympus PEN E-PL5
We recommend Canon EOS RP as better choice.
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