Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DC GX800 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs DC GX800 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DC GX800 Specs


  • 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 GX800

  • Introduced in January 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 106.5 x 64.5 x 33mm³ (4.2" x 2.5" x 1.3")
  • 270g (8.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC GX800

EOS RP vs DC GX800 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 GX800 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Canon EOS RP

Canon EOS RP VS Panasonic DC GX800 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice


DC GX800

Larger sensor (5)Full frameFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2016.00
Auto Focus points (4)477949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)250210

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 connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.

The EOS RP scores 23 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC GX800


DC GX800

Higher speed (4, frames/second)56
Larger lens selection (3)480
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
(8.7 oz.)
More portable (2)788cm³

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC GX800 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the lower weight than the EOS RP and the more compact size.

Yields 13 points for the DC GX800.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


DC GX800

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Canon EOS RP VS Panasonic DC GX800 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and DC GX800

EOS RP und DC GX800, front viewEOS RP und DC GX800, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und DC GX800, view from aboveEOS RP und DC GX800, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Panasonic DC GX800


We recommend Canon EOS RP as better choice.

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