Olympus PEN E-PL8 vs Canon EOS RP Comparison

Let’s compare the Olympus PEN E-PL8 vs Canon EOS RP.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Olympus PEN E-PL8 and Canon EOS RP. While Olympus PEN E-PL8 has 4/3 sensor, Canon EOS RP has 35mm sensor and 16.1 has a 16.1 MP and Canon EOS RP has a 26.2 MP resolution.

  Olympus PEN E-PL8 Canon EOS RP
  Olympus PEN E-PL8 Front Canon EOS RP Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Olympus Canon
Megapixels 16.1 26.2
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 2.0x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3) 6240 x 4160 (26.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 40000
Full ISO Settings AUTO ISO: 100 (Low) - 25600 (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO: 100 (Low), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, 100 - 40000 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to L (50), H1 (51200) and H2 (102400)
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 81-area multiple AF; All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target (normal/small); Eye detection with left/right/nearest priority Dual-Pixel CMOS AF: 4779 selectable AF points; Face+Tracking AF, Spot AF, 1-point AF, Expand AF Area, Zone AF; Touch and Drag AF; Eye-AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO ISO: 100 (Low) - 25600 (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO: 100 (Low), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, 100 - 40000 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to L (50), H1 (51200) and H2 (102400)
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited
AW Buffer Size Unlimited
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type Optional VF-4 electronic viewfinder EVF: 2.36M dot OLED, 100% coverage, 0.70x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -4 to +1 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (30p (24 or 16Mbps) 3840x2160 (25p/24p)
Video File Format MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM or AAC)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/180
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB/Remote connector, Accessory Port 2, Built-in Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n) Mini (Type-C) HDMI, Type-C USB 2.0, Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Mic and Headphone Jacks
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 210 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 17.2 oz (487 g) includes batteries, kit lens 17.1 oz (485 g) includes batteries
Size 4.6 x 2.7 x 1.5 in. (117 x 68 x 38 mm) 5.2 x 3.3 x 2.8 in. (133 x 85 x 70 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $399.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,299.00
Release Date 2016-10-15 2019-03-15