• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 26.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000

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Differences

Canon EOS-1D C advantages over Canon EOS RP

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 6.94 vs 5.75 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.76x vs 0.70x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    12.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 102400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon EOS RP advantages over Canon EOS-1D C

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Newer
    1 month vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    485g vs 1545g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    26.2 vs 18.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Both provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Canon 1DX

Canon EOS-1D C
Canon 1DX
  • $6989
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Headphone jack
  • $5499
  • 35mm
Canon EOS RP
Canon 1DX
  • $1299
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $5499
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Fast startup

Compared to Nikon D4

Canon EOS-1D C
Nikon D4
  • $6989
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • More cross-type AF points
  • $5498
  • 35mm
Canon EOS RP
Nikon D4
  • $1299
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $5498
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Fast startup

Compared to Nikon D4S

Canon EOS-1D C
Nikon D4S
  • $6989
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • More cross-type AF points
  • $6498
  • 35mm
  • Higher extended ISO
Canon EOS RP
Nikon D4S
  • $1299
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $6498
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Fast startup

Compared to Sony A9

Canon EOS-1D C
Sony A9
  • $6989
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Bigger pixels
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon EOS RP
Sony A9
  • $1299
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Sony A7R III

Canon EOS-1D C
Sony A7R III
  • $6989
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Bigger pixels
  • $2798
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon EOS RP
Sony A7R III
  • $1299
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $2798
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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