Canon EOS RP vs Sony Alpha A7S II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs Alpha A7S II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Sony Alpha A7S 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 A7S II

  • Introduced in September 2015
  • 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 95.7 x 60.3mm³ (5.0" x 3.8" x 2.4")
  • 627g (20.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha A7S II

EOS RP vs Alpha A7S 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 A7S II sensor comparison

EOS RP vs Alpha A7S II: Viewfinder

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

Alpha A7S 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 A7S II (0.78x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RPSimulated viewfinder of the Alpha A7S II

Better choice: Sony Alpha A7S II

Canon EOS RP VS Sony Alpha A7S II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice

EOS RP

Alpha A7S II

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2012.20
Auto Focus points (4)4779169
Touch screen (2)
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
627g
(20.2 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS RP are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the EOS RP is made easy by the lower weight than the Alpha A7S II.

The EOS RP scores 13 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7S II

EOS RP

Alpha A7S II

Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO50 - 409600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)450
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.29
Longer battery life (3, photos)250370

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7S II are the larger sensitivity, 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 15 points for the Alpha A7S II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS RP

Alpha A7S 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 A7S II Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and Alpha A7S II

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

Top view of cameras

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

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Sony Alpha A7S II

13
15

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

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