Canon EOS RP
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The Canon EOS RP is a compact full-frame mirrorless camera that uses the company's RF lens mount. It features a 26MP CMOS sensor, Digic 8 processor and Dual Pixel AF system with 88% x 100% coverage and Eye AF. The lightweight body has a 2.36M-dot EVF, 3" fully articulating LCD and single SD card slot that supports UHS-II media. The camera can capture 4K/24p video with a substantial crop and has HDMI, headphone and microphone sockets.
|Body type||SLR-style mirrorless|
|Max resolution||6240 x 4160|
|Effective pixels||26 megapixels|
|Sensor size||Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)|
|ISO||Auto, 100-40000 (expands to 50-102400)|
|Lens mount||Canon RF|
|Focal length mult.||1×|
|Articulated LCD||Fully articulated|
|Max shutter speed||1/4000 sec|
|Storage types||SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-II supported)|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||485 g (1.07 lb / 17.11 oz)|
|Dimensions||133 x 85 x 70 mm (5.24 x 3.35 x 2.76″)|
The Canon EOS RP's specifications aren't exactly exciting, but don't let that fool you - it's a likable little camera with engaging controls, good build quality and it produces excellent JPEGs. Of course, the Raw files are noisier and aren't as malleable as some more contemporary full-frame cameras, but for the target audience, that won't likely be a deal breaker. For those users looking for a friendly way to get into full-frame imaging, the EOS RP is an excellent option.
Good for: Newer users getting into full-frame for the first time, existing Canon users looking for a second camera body, anyone looking for a travel-friendly full-frame camera for casual use.
Not so good for: Those looking to shoot high quality video, power users who want the most out of their Raw files, and those who routinely shoot fast action and need faster burst speeds.
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