• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 26.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000

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Differences

Canon T7i advantages over Canon EOS RP

  • Less expensive
    $799 vs $2099
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Fast startup
    ~0.50 vs 1.1 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 600 vs 250 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Less shutter lag
    0.09 vs 0.22 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    6.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode

Canon EOS RP advantages over Canon T7i

  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.75 vs 3.72 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • More telephoto lens reach
    105 mm vs 88 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Newer
    19 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.70x vs 0.51x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 29 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 148 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    Unlimited vs 24 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 51200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Both provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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
  • 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
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Very good image quality; Improved dynamic range & high ISO quality over T6i; 45-point AF system; Fast Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Improved buffer depth.

  • Default JPEGs slightly soft straight out of camera; Dynamic range & high ISO still lags behind competitors; No 4K video.

  • Very good image quality; Good high ISO performance; Fast Dual Pixel CMOS AF autofocus system; Eye AF with tracking & video support; 4K video; Good build quality; Excellent value.

  • No IBIS; Sub-par dynamic range; Burst shooting tops out at 5fps; Poor battery life; Limited video features.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon D5600

Canon T7i
Nikon D5600
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • More cross-type AF points
  • $797
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Fast startup
Canon EOS RP
Nikon D5600
  • $932
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $797
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup

Compared to Pentax KP

Canon T7i
Pentax KP
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $765
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Canon EOS RP
Pentax KP
  • $932
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $765
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Canon T7

Canon T7i
Canon T7
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
Canon EOS RP
Canon T7
  • $932
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Nikon Z5

Canon T7i
Nikon Z5
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Canon EOS RP
Nikon Z5
  • $932
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lighter weight
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Sony A7C

Canon T7i
Sony A7C
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection
  • $1798
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Canon EOS RP
Sony A7C
  • $932
  • 35mm
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Wider angle kit lens
  • $1798
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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