Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Canon EOS RP vs Olympus PEN E-PL8 Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS RP
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL8
EOS RP vs PEN E-PL8 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-PL8 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||81|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||200 - 25600 ISO|
|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, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone.
The EOS RP scores 22 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus PEN E-PL8
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||8|
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||80|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||250||350|
|Weighs less (2)||485g|
|More portable (2)||788cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL8 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the EOS RP and the more compact size.
Yields 17 points for the PEN E-PL8.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Canon EOS RP VS Olympus PEN E-PL8 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS RP and PEN E-PL8
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS RP
Olympus PEN E-PL8
We recommend Canon EOS RP as better choice.
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