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Canon EOS RP vs Sony Alpha 5100 Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS RP
All specs: Main page for Alpha 5100
EOS RP vs Alpha 5100 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:
Better choice: Canon EOS RP
Canon EOS RP VS Sony Alpha 5100 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||APS-C|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||26.20||24.30|
|Auto Focus points (4)||4779||179|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 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, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the EOS RP is made easy by the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone.
The EOS RP scores 26 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha 5100
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||6|
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||50|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||250||400|
|Weighs less (2)||485g|
|More portable (2)||788cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha 5100 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, the lower weight than the EOS RP and the more compact size.
Yields 16 points for the Alpha 5100.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Canon EOS RP VS Sony Alpha 5100 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS RP and Alpha 5100
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS RP
Sony Alpha 5100
We recommend Canon EOS RP as better choice.
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