LCD and Viewfinder
Canon RP has a Fully Articulated 3" LCD screen with a resolution of 1,040k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
RP has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,360kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Canon RP can shoot continuously at max speed of 5.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
Unfortunately RP doesn't have a built-in flash but it has a flash shoe for mounting external flashes.
Canon RP features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 4779 points to choose from.
Canon RP also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon RP, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 24p fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. This means that Canon RP provides 4K (Ultra-HD) video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.It is also a big step up from its predecessor which has a max video resolution of only. If you are thinking of upgrading your and shoot a lot of video, this is a big factor to consider in favor of RP.
RP has a built-in Yes microphone and a Mono speaker. Canon RP also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Canon RP a very suitable camera high quality videography.
Connectivity and Storage
Canon RP features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.Canon RP's Bluetooth connectivity feature comes handy for connecting other devices that supports it. One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our RP. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect RP to compatible devices via its HDMI port or Yes port.
Battery Canon RP is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 250 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 356 shots, Canon RP has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend RP owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Semi-Pro Mirrorless Cameras
Panasonic GH3 with its 540shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Canon RP vs Panasonic GH3 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Canon RP Features Compared to Main Competitors