Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DC G9 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs DC G9 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DC G9 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

DC G9

  • Introduced in November 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 20 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 136.9 x 97.3 x 91.6mm³ (5.4" x 3.8" x 3.6")
  • 659g (21.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC G9

EOS RP vs DC G9 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 DC G9 sensor area comparison

Advantage: Canon EOS RP

EOS RP vs DC G9: Viewfinder

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

DC G9 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 3.68 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)

DC G9 (0.83x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RPSimulated viewfinder of the DC G9

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 Panasonic DC G9 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice

EOS RP

DC G9

Larger sensor (5)Full frameFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2020.30
Auto Focus points (4)4779225
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
659g
(21.3 oz.)
More portable (2)788cm³
(50 cu.in.)
1220cm³
(77 cu.in.)

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 DC G9 and the more compact size.

The EOS RP scores 22 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC G9

EOS RP

DC G9

Higher speed (4, frames/second)520
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.363.68
Larger lens selection (3)480
Image stabilizer (3)
Longer battery life (3, photos)250400
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC G9 are that the camera is faster, the better viewfinder and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the optical image stabilizer, 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.

Yields 19 points for the DC G9.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS RP

DC G9

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
WiFi
Canon EOS RP VS Panasonic DC G9 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and DC G9

EOS RP und DC G9, front viewEOS RP und DC G9, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und DC G9, view from aboveEOS RP und DC G9, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Panasonic DC G9

22
19

We advise to choose the newest model: Canon EOS RP.

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