Canon EOS RP Review Rundown
For $1,300, the Canon RP succeeds as an entry-level full-frame camera. Its image sensor may not be class-leading, it's by no means deficient. Give Canon time to flesh out the lens lineup with some affordable options, and the RP will start to look more attractive.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.
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Reviewers from Gizmodo have found the following[***]:
The $1,300 Canon RP is not the best camera made or even the slickest mirrorless camera. Before the Canon RP, the cheapest mirrorless full-frame camera was the Sony A7 III which costs $2,000. The Sony is just much better at producing a pleasing image from a grainy photo than the Canon.
Reviewers from Digitaltrends have found the following[***]:
Canon EOS RP is an inexpensive, full-frame camera that recycles old tech. It has a lower-resolution electronic viewfinder, smaller battery, and worse video specifications than the EOS R. The kit lens for the RP is the RF 24-70mm f/4L IS, but it's completely out of balance.
Reviewers from Pcmag have found the following[***]:
Canon is trying to go after a new market with its latest full-frame mirrorless camera. The RP's $1,299 body-only price is competitive, but Canon's kit options don't look as attractive. If you don't have an investment in Canon SLR lenses, think about splurging for the RF 24-105mm F4 bundle.
Reviewers from Techradar have found the following[***]:
Canon's EOS RP is based around the same RF lens mount as the debut EOS R model. It accepts the four RF lenses developed for the system so far (and will support the six currently under development) With an RRP of $1299/£1399 for the body and an EF adapter, it's seriously undercut most of its closest competitors from the off.
Reviewers from Tomsguide have found the following[***]:
The EOS RP is the smaller sibling of the Canon EOS R ($1,999) It's a good deal for a full-frame camera (mirrorless or DSLR), especially if you already have some Canon EF lenses. A recent firmware update improved the speed of manually moving the focus point.
Reviewers from Trustedreviews have found the following[***]:
The EOS RP is Canon's smallest, lightest and most affordable full-frame camera so far. It inherits the same 26-megapixel CMOS sensor as the EOS R but builds all the advantages of mirrorless around it. It has an EVF, three-inch articulating touchscreen, and Eye-AF that now works in continuous shooting modes (as well as video)
- 1. ^ I Pitted Canon's 'Affordable' EOS RP Against My Beloved Sony A7 III. Gizmodo. 21 May 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 2. ^ Canon EOS RP review. Digitaltrends. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 3. ^ Canon EOS RP Review. Pcmag. 20 March 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 4. ^ Canon EOS RP review. Techradar. 21 February 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 5. ^ Canon EOS RP Review. Tomsguide. 28 October 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 6. ^ Canon EOS RP Review. Trustedreviews. 12 April 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
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