Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DMC GF8 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs DMC GF8 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DMC GF8 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

DMC GF8

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 106.5 x 64.6 x 33.3mm³ (4.2" x 2.5" x 1.3")
  • 266g (8.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC GF8

EOS RP vs DMC GF8 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 DMC GF8 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Canon EOS RP

Canon EOS RP VS Panasonic DMC GF8 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice

EOS RP

DMC GF8

Larger sensor (5)Full frameFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2016.00
Auto Focus points (4)477923
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)250230

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. Another advantage over the DMC GF8: that the battery has more stamina.

The EOS RP scores 25 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GF8

EOS RP

DMC GF8

Higher speed (4, frames/second)56
Larger lens selection (3)480
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
266g
(8.6 oz.)
More portable (2)788cm³
(50 cu.in.)
229cm³
(14 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GF8 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 DMC GF8.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS RP

DMC GF8

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
WiFi
Canon EOS RP VS Panasonic DMC GF8 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and DMC GF8

EOS RP und DMC GF8, front viewEOS RP und DMC GF8, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und DMC GF8, view from aboveEOS RP und DMC GF8, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Panasonic DMC GF8

25
13

We recommend Canon EOS RP as better choice.

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