We are doing a specification comparison review between Canon EOS RP vs Sony A7 II, to tell you the name of best camera in between the Canon EOS RP vs Sony A7 II.

Canon EOS RP vs Sony A7 II

Camera NameCanon EOS RPSony A7 II
PixelsActual: 27.1 Megapixel
Effective: 26.2 Megapixel
Actual: 24.7 Megapixel
Effective: 24.3 Megapixel
Aspect Ratio3:2, 4:3, 16:93:2, 16:9
Sensor  Size35.9 x 24 mm35.8 x 23.9 mm
File FormatsStill Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: AVC/H.264, MP4
Audio: AAC, Linear PCM
Still Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: AVCHD 2.0, XAVC S
Audio: AAC LC, Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM (Stereo)
Bit Depth14-Bit14-Bit
Dust Reduction SystemYesYes
Memory Card TypeSD
Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed)
Memory Stick PRO HG-Duo
Memory Stick XC-HG Duo
Image StabilizationDigital, 5-WaySensor-Shift, 5-Way

Exposure and more…

Exposure Control
Canon EOS RPSony A7 II
ISO SensitivityAuto, 100 to 40000 (Extended Mode:50 to 102400)100 to 25600 (Extended Mode:50 to 25600)
Shutter30 to 1/4000 Second , Bulb ModeType: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 1/8000 to 30 Second , Bulb Mode
Exposure ModesModes: Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Metering Range: EV -3.0 to EV 20.0
Compensation: -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Programmed Auto, Scene Selection, Shutter Priority, Sweep Panorama
Metering Range: EV -1.0 to EV 20.0
Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV Steps)
Buffer/Continuous ShootingUp to 5 fps at 26.2 MP for Unlimited Frames in JPEG Format
Up to 5 fps at 26.2 MP for up to 50 Frames in Raw Format
Up to 5 fps at 24 MP for up to 50 Frames

4K Video  – Canon EOS RP vs Sony A7 III

AV Recording
Video RecordingYesYes
Video Format3840 x 2160p at 23.98/25 fps (MP4 via H.264)
1920 x 1080p at 25/29.97/50/59.94 fps (60 Mb/s MP4 via H.264)
1280 x 720p at 25/29.97/50/59.94 fps (12 Mb/s MP4 via H.264)
1920 x 1080p at 24/30/60 fps (50 Mb/s XAVC S)
1920 x 1080p at 60 fps (28 Mb/s AVCHD)
1920 x 1080i at 60 fps (24 Mb/s AVCHD)
1920 x 1080i at 60 fps (17 Mb/s AVCHD)
1920 x 1080p at 24 fps (24 Mb/s AVCHD)
1920 x 1080p at 24 fps (17 Mb/s AVCHD)
1440 x 1080 at 30 fps (12 Mb/s MP4)
640 x 480 at 30 fps (3 Mb/s MP4)
OutputMP4MP4, XAVC S, S-Log2
Video Clip LengthUp to 29 Minute 59 SecondUp to 29 Minutes
Audio RecordingBuilt-In Mic: With Video (Stereo)Built-In Mic: With Video (Stereo)

DPAF vs HYBRID – Auto Focus

Focus Control
Focus TypeAuto & Manual FocusAuto & Manual Focus
Continuous FocusContinuous AF upto 3 FPSContinuous AF upto 5 FPS
Autofocus PointsPhase Detection: 4779Phase Detection: 117
Contrast Detection: 25


Which one has better Display?

Viewfinder TypeElectronicElectronic
Viewfinder Size0.39″0.5″
Viewfinder Pixel Count2,360,0002,359,296
Viewfinder Eye Point22.00 mm27.00 mm
Viewfinder Coverage100%100%
Viewfinder MagnificationApprox. 0.70xApprox. 0.71x
Diopter Adjustment-4 to +1 m-4 to +3 m
Display Screen3″ Rear Screen Swivel Touchscreen LCD (1,040,000)3″  Tilting LCD (1,228,800)
Screen Coverage100%100%

Canon EOS RP camera features better touch screen and viewfinder, compared to Sony A7II camera.


For Hybrid Shooters we have no option other than Canon EOS RP, nature of display Canon EOS RP is more user-friendly compared to Sony A7 II. For still shooters, we recommend Sony A7 II camera, since the camera features better dynamic range, In-body 5 axis Image Stabilization system and better continuous drive.