Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Canon EOS RP Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs EOS RP - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Canon EOS RP Specs

PEN E-PL9

  • Introduced in February 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 117.1 x 68 x 39mm³ (4.6" x 2.7" x 1.5")
  • 380g (12.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9

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

PEN E-PL9 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: PEN E-PL9 and EOS RP sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Canon EOS RP

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Canon EOS RP Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice

PEN E-PL9

EOS RP

Higher speed (4, frames/second)85
Larger lens selection (3)804
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Longer battery life (3, photos)350250
Weighs less (2)380g
(12.3 oz.)
485g
(15.6 oz.)
More portable (2)311cm³
(20 cu.in.)
788cm³
(50 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the optical image stabilizer, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the EOS RP. Another advantage over the EOS RP: the more compact size.

The PEN E-PL9 scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS RP

PEN E-PL9

EOS RP

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsFull frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1026.20
Auto Focus points (4)1214779
Better sensibility (4)200 - 25600 ISO100 - 40000 ISO
External microphone (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 and the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 20 points for the EOS RP.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PEN E-PL9

EOS RP

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Canon EOS RP Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and EOS RP

PEN E-PL9 und EOS RP, front viewPEN E-PL9 und EOS RP, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und EOS RP, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und EOS RP, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Canon EOS RP

19
20

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

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