Canon EOS RP vs Sony Alpha A7R II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs Alpha A7R II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Sony Alpha A7R II 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

Alpha A7R II

  • Introduced in June 2015
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 42 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount E Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 126.9 x 95.7 x 60.3mm³ (5.0" x 3.8" x 2.4")
  • 625g (20.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha A7R II

EOS RP vs Alpha A7R II 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:

Info graphic: EOS RP an Alpha A7R II sensor comparison

EOS RP vs Alpha A7R II: Viewfinder

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

Alpha A7R II has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.78x.

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)

Alpha A7R II (0.78x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RPSimulated viewfinder of the Alpha A7R II

Better choice: Sony Alpha A7R II

Canon EOS RP VS Sony Alpha A7R II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice

EOS RP

Alpha A7R II

Auto Focus points (4)4779399
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Touch screen (2)
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
625g
(20.2 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS RP are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the EOS RP is made easy by the lower weight than the Alpha A7R II.

The EOS RP scores 12 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7R II

EOS RP

Alpha A7R II

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2042.40
Larger lens selection (3)450
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.29
Longer battery life (3, photos)250340

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7R II are the higher resolution, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 16 points for the Alpha A7R II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS RP

Alpha A7R II

Sensor formatFull frameFull frame
Speed (frames/second)55
Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
Similar size788cm³732cm³
WiFi
Canon EOS RP VS Sony Alpha A7R II Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and Alpha A7R II

EOS RP und Alpha A7R II, front viewEOS RP und Alpha A7R II, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und Alpha A7R II, view from aboveEOS RP und Alpha A7R II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Sony Alpha A7R II

12
16

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

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