Canon EOS RP vs Sony NEX 7 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS RP vs NEX 7 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS RP vs Sony NEX 7 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

NEX 7

  • Introduced in August 2011
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 16000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount E Mount
  • No WiFi
  • 120 x 67 x 43mm³ (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.7")
  • 400g (12.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for NEX 7

EOS RP vs NEX 7 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:

Infographic: EOS RP and NEX 7 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Canon EOS RP

EOS RP vs NEX 7: Viewfinder

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

NEX 7 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.73x.

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)

NEX 7 (0.73x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RPSimulated viewfinder of the NEX 7

Advantage: Sony NEX 7

Canon EOS RP VS Sony NEX 7 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS RP a better choice

EOS RP

NEX 7

Larger sensor (5)Full frameAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.2024.20
Auto Focus points (4)477925
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 16000 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
WiFi (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, the connector for an external microphone and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The EOS RP scores 28 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony NEX 7

EOS RP

NEX 7

Higher speed (4, frames/second)510
Larger lens selection (3)450
Built-in flash (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)250430
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
400g
(12.9 oz.)
More portable (2)788cm³
(50 cu.in.)
346cm³
(22 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the NEX 7 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 NEX 7.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS RP

NEX 7

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Canon EOS RP VS Sony NEX 7 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS RP and NEX 7

EOS RP und NEX 7, front viewEOS RP und NEX 7, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS RP und NEX 7, view from aboveEOS RP und NEX 7, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS RP

Sony NEX 7

28
16

We recommend Canon EOS RP as better choice.

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