Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DMC GX7 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs DMC GX7 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DMC GX7 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 September 2013
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 9 frames/second
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 122.6 x 70.7 x 43.3mm³ (4.8" x 2.8" x 1.7")
  • 402g (13.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC GX7

EOS RP vs DMC GX7 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 GX7 sensor area comparison

Advantage: Canon EOS RP

EOS RP vs DMC GX7: Viewfinder

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

DMC GX7 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.76 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 GX7 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RPSimulated viewfinder of the DMC GX7

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 GX7 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)477923
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO200 - 25600 ISO
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
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, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone.

The EOS RP scores 22 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GX7



Higher speed (4, frames/second)59
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.362.76
Larger lens selection (3)480
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Longer battery life (3, photos)250320
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
(13.0 oz.)
More portable (2)788cm³

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX7 are that the camera is faster, the better viewfinder and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the built-in flash, the optical image stabilizer and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS RP: the lower weight than the EOS RP and the more compact size.

Yields 23 points for the DMC GX7.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Canon EOS RP VS Panasonic DMC GX7 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and DMC GX7

EOS RP und DMC GX7, front viewEOS RP und DMC GX7, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und DMC GX7, view from aboveEOS RP und DMC GX7, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Panasonic DMC GX7


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

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