Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Canon EOS RP Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

OM-D E-M1X vs EOS RP - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Canon EOS RP Specs

OM-D E-M1X

  • Introduced in January 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 20 megapixel
  • 18 frames/second
  • 64 - 25600 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 144.4 x 156.8 x 75.4mm³ (5.7" x 6.2" x 3.0")
  • 997g (32.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X

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

OM-D E-M1X vs EOS RP 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: OM-D E-M1X and EOS RP sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Canon EOS RP

OM-D E-M1X vs EOS RP: Viewfinder

OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.83x.

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

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.

OM-D E-M1X (0.83x)

EOS RP (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the OM-D E-M1XSimulated viewfinder of the EOS RP

Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras. However, with these two cameras the difference is considerable in any case.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Canon EOS RP Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice

OM-D E-M1X

EOS RP

Higher speed (4, frames/second)185
Larger lens selection (3)804
Image stabilizer (3)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21603840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)870250
USB 3.0 (2)
GPS (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.

The OM-D E-M1X scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS RP

OM-D E-M1X

EOS RP

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsFull frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4026.20
Auto Focus points (4)1214779
Better sensibility (4)64 - 25600 ISO100 - 40000 ISO
Weighs less (2)997g
(32.2 oz.)
485g
(15.6 oz.)
More portable (2)1707cm³
(108 cu.in.)
788cm³
(50 cu.in.)

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, the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.

Yields 22 points for the EOS RP.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

OM-D E-M1X

EOS RP

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
WiFi
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Canon EOS RP Dimensions

Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and EOS RP

OM-D E-M1X und EOS RP, front viewOM-D E-M1X und EOS RP, front view

Top view of cameras

OM-D E-M1X und EOS RP, view from aboveOM-D E-M1X und EOS RP, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Canon EOS RP

19
22

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

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