Canon EOS RP vs Canon EOS M50
These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.Canon EOS RP were released 2019 and Canon EOS M50 was released 2018. That is a 1 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|Canon EOS RP||Canon||2019|
|Canon EOS M50||Canon||2018|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are Mirrorless cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS RP has a "FF"-sensor while Canon EOS M50 has a "APSC"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")|
|Canon EOS RP||50 mm||(a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)|
|Canon EOS M50||80 mm||(a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)|
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Canon EOS RP||26 MP||25958400||6240||4160|
|Canon EOS M50||24 MP||24000000||6000||4000|
Canon EOS RP has a 8 % larger resolution than Canon EOS M50. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
|Canon EOS RP||100-40000|
|Canon EOS M50||100-25600|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.
Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS RP belong to the Canon EOS R-system and need an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Read more about Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS M50 belong to the Canon EOS M-system and need an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Read more about Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS M
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS RP can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS M50 can shoot up to 10 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS RP||5|
|Canon EOS M50||10|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Canon EOS RP||485 gr||1,07 lb|
|Canon EOS M50||390 gr||0,86 lb|