Both the Canon M50 and the Canon RP are sold by Canon, and the former is an entry-level mirrorless camera while the latter is an advanced mirrorless camera. Let’s take a more in-depth look at the Canon M50 and the Canon RP. Both the M50 (APS-C) and the RP (Full-frame) have different sensor sizes, however, the M50’s sensor resolution (24 megapixels) is very equivalent to that of the RP’s (26 megapixels).
Since the M50 was released 11 months before the RP, it is safe to say that both models are the same age. The bodies of these two cameras are entirely comparable to one another (SLR-style mirrorless).
A quick summary of how the M50 compares to the RP in terms of portability, imaging, features, and an overall score is provided below before getting into a more in-depth comparison.
A glimpse of the image gallery for the Canon EOS M50 and Canon EOS RP can be found down below. Both the Canon M50 Gallery and the Canon RP Gallery allow access to the full collections.
Canon M50 vs Canon EOS RP Physical Comparison
When you are planning to carry your camera around with you, you will need to take into consideration both its weight and its dimensions. The Canon M50 has dimensions of 116 millimeters by 88 millimeters by 59 millimeters (4.6 inches by 3.5 inches by 2.3 inches) and weighs 390 grams (0.86 pounds), while the Canon RP has dimensions of 133 millimeters by 85 millimeters by 70 millimeters (5.2 inches by 3.3 inches by 2.8 inches) and weighs 485 grams (1.07 lbs).
Keep in mind that the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens that you select at the time you purchase it. The M50 and the RP are compared with regard to their frontal profile dimensions here.
Comparing the M50 and the RP in terms of their dimensions and weight results in a portability grade of 79 and 70, respectively.
Canon M50 vs Canon EOS RP Sensor Comparison
Simply reading through the specifications of a sensor’s various sizes can make it difficult to conceptualize the difference in its dimensions. The image that follows will provide you with a much clearer idea of the size of the sensors included in the M50 and RP.
In a nutshell, the megapixel counts and the sensor sizes of the two cameras are completely different from one another. It will be more challenging to achieve the narrower depth of field with the M50 as a consequence of its smaller sensor, while the Canon RP will display more detail as a result of its additional 2 megapixels. A photo with higher quality can also be cropped to a greater degree than one with a lower resolution. The older M50 will have a disadvantage in terms of sensor technology.
Specifications: Canon M50 vs Canon EOS RP
|Camera Model||Canon M50||Canon RP|
|Camera Type||Mirrorless system camera||Mirrorless system camera|
|Camera Lens||Canon EF-M mount lenses||Canon RF mount lenses|
|Launch Date||February 2018||February 2019|
|Launch Price||USD 779||USD 1,299|
|Sensor Specs||Canon M50||Canon RP|
|Sensor Format||APS-C Sensor||Full Frame Sensor|
|Sensor Size||22.3 x 14.9 mm||35.9 x 24.0 mm|
|Sensor Area||332.27 mm2||861.6 mm2|
|Sensor Diagonal||26.8 mm||43.2 mm|
|Sensor Resolution||24 Megapixels||26 Megapixels|
|Image Resolution||6000 x 4000 pixels||6240 x 4160 pixels|
|Pixel Pitch||3.72 μm||5.76 μm|
|Pixel Density||7.22 MP/cm2||3.01 MP/cm2|
|Moiré control||Anti-Alias filter||Anti-Alias filter|
|Movie Capability||4K/24p Video||4K/30p Video|
|ISO Setting||100 – 25,600 ISO||100 – 40,000 ISO|
|ISO Boost||100 – 51,200 ISO||50 – 102,400 ISO|
|Image Processor||DIGIC 8||DIGIC 8|
|DXO Sensor Quality (score)||..||85|
|DXO Color Depth (bits)||..||24.3|
|DXO Dynamic Range (EV)||..||11.9|
|DXO Low Light (ISO)||..||2977|
|Screen Specs||Canon M50||Canon RP|
|Viewfinder Type||Electronic viewfinder||Electronic viewfinder|
|Viewfinder Field of View||100%||100%|
|Viewfinder Resolution||2360k dots||2360k dots|
|LCD Framing||Live View||Live View|
|Rear LCD Size||3.0inch||3.0inch|
|LCD Resolution||1040k dots||1040k dots|
|LCD Attachment||Swivel screen||Swivel screen|
|Shooting Specs||Canon M50||Canon RP|
|Focus System||On-Sensor Phase-detect||On-Sensor Phase-detect|
|Manual Focusing Aid||Focus Peaking||no Peaking Feature|
|Continuous Shooting||10 shutter flaps/s||5 shutter flaps/s|
|Shutter Life Expectancy||100 000 actuations||100 000 actuations|
|Time-Lapse Photography||Intervalometer built-in||Intervalometer built-in|
|Fill Flash||Built-in Flash||no On-Board Flash|
|Storage Medium||SDXC cards||SDXC cards|
|Second Storage Option||Single card slot||Single card slot|
|UHS card support||UHS-I||UHS-II|
|Connectivity Specs||Canon M50||Canon RP|
|USB Connector||USB 2.0||USB 2.0|
|HDMI Port||micro HDMI||micro HDMI|
|Microphone Port||External MIC port||External MIC port|
|Headphone Socket||no Headphone port||Headphone port|
|Wifi Support||Wifi built-in||Wifi built-in|
|Bluetooth Support||Bluetooth built-in||Bluetooth built-in|
|Body Specs||Canon M50||Canon RP|
|Battery Life (CIPA)||235 shots per charge||250 shots per charge|
|In-Camera Charging||no USB charging||USB charging|
|Body Dimensions||116 x 88 x 59 mm|
(4.6 x 3.5 x 2.3 in)
|133 x 85 x 70 mm|
(5.2 x 3.3 x 2.8 in)
|Camera Weight||390 g (13.8 oz)||485 g (17.1 oz)|
Why is Canon EOS M50 better than Canon EOS RP?
- 2x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
- 95g lighter
- Has a BSI sensor
- Supports slow-motion video recording
- Has a flash
- 23.61% less body volume
- Has NFC
- 16.5mm narrower
Why is Canon EOS RP better than Canon EOS M50?
- 4636 more focus points
- 9.17% more megapixels (main camera)
- 2x higher maximum light sensitivity
102400 ISOvs51200 ISO
- Weather-sealed (splashproof)
- 15shots longer battery life
- 18.86% more battery power
- Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
- Has USB Type-C