Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DC GH5s Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs DC GH5s - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DC GH5s 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 GH5s

  • Introduced in January 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 10 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 138.5 x 98.1 x 87.4mm³ (5.5" x 3.9" x 3.4")
  • 660g (21.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC GH5s

EOS RP vs DC GH5s 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 GH5s sensor area comparison

Advantage: Canon EOS RP

EOS RP vs DC GH5s: Viewfinder

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

DC GH5s has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 3.68 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.76x.

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 GH5s (0.76x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RPSimulated viewfinder of the DC GH5s

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.

Canon EOS RP VS Panasonic DC GH5s Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice

EOS RP

DC GH5s

Larger sensor (5)Full frameFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2010.28
Auto Focus points (4)4779225
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
660g
(21.3 oz.)
More portable (2)788cm³
(50 cu.in.)
1187cm³
(75 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 lower weight than the DC GH5s and the more compact size.

The EOS RP scores 18 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC GH5s

EOS RP

DC GH5s

Higher speed (4, frames/second)512
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 51200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.363.68
Larger lens selection (3)480
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.62
Longer battery life (3, photos)250410
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC GH5s are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the larger selection of lenses, that the display has a higher resolution and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS RP: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 22 points for the DC GH5s.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS RP

DC GH5s

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
WiFi
Canon EOS RP VS Panasonic DC GH5s Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and DC GH5s

EOS RP und DC GH5s, front viewEOS RP und DC GH5s, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und DC GH5s, view from aboveEOS RP und DC GH5s, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Panasonic DC GH5s

18
22

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

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