Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Canon EOS RP vs Sony Alpha A9 Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS RP
All specs: Main page for Alpha A9
EOS RP vs Alpha A9 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:
EOS RP vs Alpha A9: Viewfinder
EOS RP has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.70x.
Alpha A9 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 3.68 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 A9 (0.78x)
Better choice: Sony Alpha A9
Canon EOS RP VS Sony Alpha A9 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||26.20||24.20|
|Auto Focus points (4)||4779||693|
|Weighs less (2)||485g|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS RP are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the lower weight than the Alpha A9.
The EOS RP scores 11 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A9
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||20|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||100 - 51200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.36||3.68|
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||50|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||1.44|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||250||650|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A9 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the larger selection of lenses, the optical image stabilizer and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 23 points for the Alpha A9.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Full frame||Full frame|
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Canon EOS RP VS Sony Alpha A9 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS RP and Alpha A9
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS RP
Sony Alpha A9
We recommend Sony Alpha A9 as better choice.
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