Canon EOS 6D Mark II vs Canon EOS RP

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 6D Mark II and Canon EOS RP. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II were released 2017 and Canon EOS RP was released 2019. That is a 2 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 2017
Canon EOS RP 2019

Type of camera

Canon EOS 6D Mark II is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS RP is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

Both these cameras have the same sorts of sensor (called "Canon Full Frame") which means that if you compare these cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Since both cameras have a Full frame sensor there will be no crop factor.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
Canon EOS RP 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Both these cameras have the exact same resolution. Canon EOS 6D Mark II has a 26 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS RP has 26 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 26 MP
25958400 pixels
6240 x 4160
Canon EOS RP 26 MP
25958400 pixels
6240 x 4160

ISO range

Both of these cameras offer the exact same ISO range. They both have 100 to 40000.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 100-40000
Canon EOS RP 100-40000

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS RP belongs to the Canon EOS R-system and needs an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E, and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS RP

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 6D Mark II can shoot up to 6,5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS RP can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 6,5
Canon EOS RP 5

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Canon EOS 6D Mark II and Canon EOS RP can shoot movies.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II weighs 765 gr (equal to 1.69 lb) which is 58% heavier than Canon EOS RP and its 485 gr (or 1.07 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 765 gr
1.69 lb
Canon EOS RP 485 gr
1.07 lb

Canon EOS 6D Mark II vs Canon EOS RP Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS 6D Mark II and Canon EOS RP, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS RP
Name Canon EOS 6D Mark II Canon EOS RP
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS RP
Release Year 2017 2019
Release Date 2017-06-29 2019-02-14
MSRP 1999 USD 1299 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS RP
Camera Type DSLR Mirrorless
Sensor
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS RP
Sensor Size Full Frame (approx 36 x 24 mm) Full Frame (approx 36 x 24 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 6240 x 4160 pixels 6240 x 4160 pixels
Megapixels 26 MP 26 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 7 DIGIC 8
Image
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS RP
ISO Range 100 - 40000 100 - 40000
White Balance Presets 6 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS RP
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 45 4779
Lens Mount Canon EF

See Compatible Lenses
Canon RF

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier Full frame
No multiplier
Example:
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm
Full frame
No multiplier
Example:
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS RP
Articulated LCD Fully articulated Fully articulated
Screen size 3 3
Screen dots 1040000 1040000
Touch screen Yes Yes
Screen type TFT LCD TFT LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism) Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 98% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.71 0.7
Viewfinder Resolution 0 2360000
Photography features
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS RP
Frames per second 6,5 fps 5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash No No
Built-in Flash Range N/A N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS RP
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
H.264
MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS RP
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS RP
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes Yes
Headphone Port No Yes
Wireless Yes
Built-In 802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth
Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth)
Remote Control Yes (wired, wireless or smartphone) Yes (via cable or smartphone)
GPS Yes
Built-in
No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS RP
Enviromentally sealed Yes No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details LP-E6N lithium-ion battery & charger
LP-E17 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 1200 shots 250 shots
Width 144 mm 133 mm
Height 111 mm 85 mm
Depth 75 mm 70 mm
Weight 765 gram 485 gram