Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DMC GX80 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs DMC GX80 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DMC GX80 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


  • Introduced in April 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 8 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
  • 122 x 71 x 44mm³ (4.8" x 2.8" x 1.7")
  • 426g (13.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC GX80

EOS RP vs DMC GX80 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 GX80 sensor area comparison

Advantage: Canon EOS RP

EOS RP vs DMC GX80: Viewfinder

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

DMC GX80 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.

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 GX80 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RPSimulated viewfinder of the DMC GX80

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 GX80 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice



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)

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 and the connector for an external microphone.

The EOS RP scores 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GX80



Higher speed (4, frames/second)58
Larger lens selection (3)480
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Longer battery life (3, photos)250290
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
(13.7 oz.)
More portable (2)788cm³

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX80 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the optical image stabilizer, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the EOS RP. Another advantage over the EOS RP: the more compact size.

Yields 19 points for the DMC GX80.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Canon EOS RP VS Panasonic DMC GX80 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and DMC GX80

EOS RP und DMC GX80, front viewEOS RP und DMC GX80, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und DMC GX80, view from aboveEOS RP und DMC GX80, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Panasonic DMC GX80


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

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