Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DC GX9 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs DC GX9 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Panasonic DC GX9 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

DC GX9

  • Introduced in February 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 20 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
  • 124 x 72.1 x 46.8mm³ (4.9" x 2.8" x 1.8")
  • 450g (14.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC GX9

EOS RP vs DC GX9 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 GX9 sensor area comparison

Advantage: Canon EOS RP

EOS RP vs DC GX9: Viewfinder

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

DC GX9 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)

DC GX9 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RPSimulated viewfinder of the DC GX9

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 DC GX9 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice

EOS RP

DC GX9

Larger sensor (5)Full frameFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2020.30
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 DC GX9

EOS RP

DC GX9

Higher speed (4, frames/second)58
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.362.76
Larger lens selection (3)480
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.24
Longer battery life (3, photos)250260
More portable (2)788cm³
(50 cu.in.)
418cm³
(26 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC GX9 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 display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina and the more compact size.

Yields 23 points for the DC GX9.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS RP

DC GX9

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Similar weight485g450g
WiFi
Canon EOS RP VS Panasonic DC GX9 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and DC GX9

EOS RP und DC GX9, front viewEOS RP und DC GX9, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und DC GX9, view from aboveEOS RP und DC GX9, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Panasonic DC GX9

20
23

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

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