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Review : Canon EOS RP Gets 83% Overall Score

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Full in-depth review and test results for Canon EOS RP full frame mirrorless camera. According to the review at Dpreview, the new Canon EOS RP achieved an impressive 83% overall score and Silver Award from the experts.

Canon is currently shipping the EOS RP camera. So, if you are interested or want to get as far to the front of the list as you can, you should probably go ahead and order yours now.

Canon EOS RP Body w/EG-E1 Extension Grip & Canon Mount Adapter: $1299 at B&HAdoramaAmazon.

Canon EOS RP w/EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, EG-E1 Extension Grip & Canon Mount Adapter: $1699 at B&HAdoramaAmazon.

Canon EOS RP w/RF 24-105mm f/4L IS, EG-E1 Extension Grip & Canon Mount Adapter: $2199 at B&HAdoramaAmazon.

Canon EOS RP Gets 83% Overall Score at DPReview: Silver Award

Conclusion from DPReview:

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. 

What they like

  • Pleasing JPEG image quality
  • Strong autofocus performance
  • Impressively compact
  • Comfortable grip, good controls
  • Solid-feeling build
  • Pupil Detection now works in Servo AF
  • Built-in mic and headphone jacks
  • Good color and contrast from the electronic viewfinder
  • Great buffer
  • USB-C port supports charging
  • Good wireless connectivity
  • Relatively affordable

What they don’t

  • Images in Raw are noisier than many other contemporary options
  • Poor battery life
  • Unimpressive video quality
  • Small size is offset by size of (current) RF lenses or adapter for EF lenses
  • Limited exposure tools in video
  • Relatively slow burst shooting speed
  • Lots of rolling shutter
  • USB-C port only offers USB 2.0 transfer speeds

Canon EOS RP at a Glance

  • 26.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • 2.36m-Dot Electronic Viewfinder
  • Vari-Angle Touchscreen LCD
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Connectivity

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You can read the full review at DPReview.

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