Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DMC GH4 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs DMC GH4 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DMC GH4 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 GH4

  • Introduced in September 2014
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 12 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
  • 132.9 x 93.4 x 83.9mm³ (5.2" x 3.7" x 3.3")
  • 600g (19.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC GH4

EOS RP vs DMC GH4 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 GH4 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Canon EOS RP

EOS RP vs DMC GH4: Viewfinder

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

DMC GH4 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.67x.

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)

DMC GH4 (0.67x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RPSimulated viewfinder of the DMC GH4

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 DMC GH4 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice

EOS RP

DMC GH4

Larger sensor (5)Full frameFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2016.05
Auto Focus points (4)477949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
600g
(19.4 oz.)
More portable (2)788cm³
(50 cu.in.)
1041cm³
(66 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 DMC GH4 and the more compact size.

The EOS RP scores 22 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GH4

EOS RP

DMC GH4

Higher speed (4, frames/second)512
Larger lens selection (3)480
Built-in flash (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)250500
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GH4 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 12 points for the DMC GH4.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS RP

DMC GH4

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 DMC GH4 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and DMC GH4

EOS RP und DMC GH4, front viewEOS RP und DMC GH4, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und DMC GH4, view from aboveEOS RP und DMC GH4, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Panasonic DMC GH4

22
12

We recommend Canon EOS RP as better choice.

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