Canon EOS RP vs Sony Alpha A7S Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs Alpha A7S - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Sony Alpha A7S 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 A7S

  • Introduced in June 2014
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 12 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 50 - 409600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount E Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2mm³ (5.0" x 3.7" x 1.9")
  • 489g (15.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha A7S

EOS RP vs Alpha A7S 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 A7S sensor comparison

EOS RP vs Alpha A7S: Viewfinder

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

Alpha A7S has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.71x.

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 A7S (0.71x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RPSimulated viewfinder of the Alpha A7S

Better choice: Tie - the difference is hardly noticable

Canon EOS RP VS Sony Alpha A7S Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice

EOS RP

Alpha A7S

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2012.20
Auto Focus points (4)477925
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS RP are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen.

The EOS RP scores 13 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7S

EOS RP

Alpha A7S

Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO50 - 409600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)450
Longer battery life (3, photos)250380
More portable (2)788cm³
(50 cu.in.)
577cm³
(36 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7S are the larger sensitivity, the larger selection of lenses and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS RP: the more compact size.

Yields 12 points for the Alpha A7S.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS RP

Alpha A7S

Sensor formatFull frameFull frame
Speed (frames/second)55
Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
Similar weight485g489g
WiFi
Canon EOS RP VS Sony Alpha A7S Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and Alpha A7S

EOS RP und Alpha A7S, front viewEOS RP und Alpha A7S, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und Alpha A7S, view from aboveEOS RP und Alpha A7S, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Sony Alpha A7S

13
12

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

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